TIKI SAFARI SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13 FACTORY THEATRE, MARRICKVILLE

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A supersonic eruption is about to rock Marrickville, raising more heat than Kilauea lava as Factory Theatre goes troppo all over again in the rum-infused rock’n’roll extravaganza TIKI SAFARI. Last year’s explosive act Pacific Dreamz Polynesian Dance Group will deliver another mesmerising performance of island dance and drums. Speaking of islands, those crazy castaways The Thurston Howlers are back after a long hiatus and they’ll be surfin’ …

THE SMASHING PUMPKINS DROP SECOND SINGLE ‘SILVERY SOMETIMES (GHOSTS)’ FROM THEIR NEW ALBUM

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The Smashing Pumpkins are set to release their first LP in over 18 Years with ‘Shiny And Oh So Bright, Vol. 1 / LP: No Past. No Future. No Sun’ dropping November 16th. The album features founding members Billy Corgan, James Iha, Jimmy Chamberlin, with Guitarist Jeff Schroeder. The second single dropped from the album ‘Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts)’ is available now. The lyric …

COLD CHISEL RELEASE UPDATED AND EXPANDED BEST OF COLLECTION

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Legendary Australian rock band Cold Chisel have announced that they will be releasing an expanded and updated version of their best-selling album All For You – The Best Of on Friday 28 September 2018. The Best Of Cold Chisel – All For You – Deluxe Edition will be available across multiple formats, including a great value 37-song double CD and digital version for …

ONE THING’S FOR CERTAIN IN THIS LIFE, ‘DEATH & TAXES’ BY GARETH LEACH IS OUT NOW

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The brand new album from Alt-Country/Americana and outlaw country artist, Gareth Leach, Death & Taxes, was released today via digital platforms with hard copies available from shows, including his album launch at The Spotted Mallard in Melbourne this evening supported by Gretta Ziller and Jasper Shelton Hollis. With both singles from the album, ‘Turn Back Jimmy Creek’ and the title …

LENNY KRAVITZ DROPS HIS ELEVENTH STUDIO ALBUM ‘RAISE VIBRATION’

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Lenny Kravitz has released his eleventh studio album Raise Vibration via BMG, this album elevates the union of rock ‘n’ roll, funk, blues, and soul once again. Receptive to youthful inspiration, but enlightened by three decades of wisdom, it represents a powerful creative rebirth and a bold, bright, and brilliant body of work befitting of his legacy and boundless spirit. Previously released off of …

ANDREW SWIFT ANNOUNCES SPRING TOUR FRESH FROM THE U.S.

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Hot on the heels of performing at the world-famous Bluebird Café in Nashville as part of Sound Australia’s AMERICANAFEST showcase, Andrew Swift has announced tour dates taking in the rest of the year, proving there is no rest for one of Australia’s fastest rising country artists. ‘King Of The Sky’ is the third single to be taken from Andrew Swift’s …

BLUES TROUBADOUR KEB ‘MO’ TOURING APRIL 2019

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Legendary Bluesman, Keb’ Mo’  is returning as a crowd favourite to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Bluesfest, Byron Bay next April. Bluesfest Touring has also announced that Keb’ Mo’  will perform a handful of must-see solo performances along the east coast of Australia as well, including a show here in Newcastle at Lizotte’s on Wednesday, April 17th, 2019. It all took off for Keb’ …

ROBBEN FORD TO RELEASE NEW STUDIO ALBUM “PURPLE HOUSE”

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earMUSIC has announced the worldwide signing of Robben Ford – the blues, jazz, and rock virtuoso, who is one of the most innovative and influential contemporary premier electric guitarists, vocalist and songwriter with a celebrated career that has spanned almost five decades. The five-time Grammy nominee achieved worldwide fame for both, being a solo artist and for his collaborations with a …

THIRSTY MERC SUMMER 2018 SHOWS ANNOUNCED!

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With summer(time) just around the corner, Thirsty Merc is picking up the keys and getting ready to hit the road again, starting with headlining the 20th anniversary of the iconic Deni Ute Muster on Friday, 28 September through to New Year’s Eve in Far North Queensland. Thirsty Merc will hit Newcastle on Friday, November 16th at Lizotte’s. Following a well-earned break off the …

BEN OTTEWELL TOURING NOVEMBER 2018

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The voice of UK heroes Gomez, Ben Ottewell returns to Australia this November for a series of intimate solo shows. Gomez celebrated 20 years of their Mercury award-winning album, Bring It On, earlier this year and left sell out crowds gasping for more. Come to join a fine evening of song as Ben works through his solo and Gomez catalogue to …