BLUESFEST ADDS 14 ARTIST TO THEIR 2019 30TH ANNIVERSARY LINE UP!

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Australia’s premier music festival Bluesfest Byron Bay will be celebrating their 30th Anniversary from 18-22 April 2019 and today have announced 14 new artists to be added to the already stellar 2019 line-up.  Today’s announcement includes the godfather of punk Iggy Pop, Nine-time Grammy Award winner Norah Jones along with Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Imelda May, Melbourne Ska Orchestra, Archie Roach, Pierce Brothers, Backsliders, Fantastic Negrito, …

TORI LEVETT’S DROPS NEW SINGLE “CRAZY”

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Sydney DJ, vocalist, activist, ex-pro surfer and current party starter, Tori Levett is back with a new single, “Crazy”. The follow up to her debut release “Something Bad” earlier this year, “Crazy” kicks into gear from the first beat and showcases an artist who has found her sound. The track features thundering beats and edgy synth lines, plenty of glitched …

ANDREW SWIFT’S NEW MUSIC VIDEO, FIRE & ICE FEATURING CATHERINE BRITT

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Fire & Ice featuring multi-award-winning artist, Catherine Britt, is the latest single lifted from Andrew Swift’s #1 ARIA Australian Country Album, Call Out For The Cavalry, out through Social Family Records, with the official music video released today. Filmed in a fabrication factory in Newcastle, NSW, by The Filmery, the clip features Swift and Britt sharing a microphone in the …

MID CITY TAKE THEIR OLD HABITS ON TOUR IN 2019

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Having burst onto the scene and into our ears earlier this year, Melbourne’s MID CITY is going to start 2019 with a bang. Drumming up industry attention both internationally and at home, the four-piece will be taking their latest single “Old Habits” on the road for the first time, playing a string of dates up and down the Eastern Seaboard. …

JOE JACKSON TO RELEASE NEW STUDIO ALBUM ‘FOOL’ ON JAN 18!

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Following the 2015 release of the critically acclaimed “Fast Forward”, legendary songwriter Joe Jackson has announced the release of his new studio album “Fool”. The record, which is the 20th studio album of Jackson’s career, was the fulfilment of a career-long dream: to finish a tour and head straight into the studio with the band firing on all cylinders. For Joe Jackson, the …

CHRISSY AMPHLETT ANNOUNCED AS THE AGE MUSIC VICTORIA 2018 HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE

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Each year, The Awards are proud to induct local legends into The Age Music Victoria Awards Hall of Fame, recognising significant contributions to Victorian music and a commitment to sustaining the unique cultural fabric of our state. In 2018, The Age and Music Victoria are proud to announce the induction of Divinyls frontwoman and Victorian legend Chrissy Amphlett, after recently …

STEVE BALBI HITS MODERN LOVE FOR SIX – NEW SINGLE ‘MODERN LOVE’ OUT NOW

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Singer, composer, performer and producer, Steve Balbi (Noiseworks, Electric Hippies, Mi-Sex) has returned with his new single, Modern Love, landing at #3 on the iTunes rock singles chart. The song casts an eye over modernity, reflecting upon love in a world dictated by technology and technocracy. Transcending rock and pop as it coalesces sentimentality and soul, Modern Love fuels an irreverent …

TRACY MCNEIL & THE GOODLIFE DROP NEW SINGLE ‘STARS’

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Tracy McNeil & The GoodLife’s new single STARS has been enjoying a stellar reception from radio, with Triple & Double J, ABC Melbourne, PBS, 3RRR, 2SER and 4ZZZ just a few of the stations getting behind it. With the single available today, the band have released the video for Stars.  Shot on an 8mm camcorder, the clip was produced over …

ALT-COUNTRY ARTIST JAMES VAN COOPER ON STAGE AT THE STAG & HUNTER HOTEL – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27TH

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Alt-Country artist James Van Cooper is on tour to celebrate the release of his red-hot debut album ‘Coming Home’ and will be bringing the tour too Newcastle’s Stag & Hunter Hotel this Saturday, 27 October, James has also announced a new support artist, popular local Newcastle folk singer-songwriter, Georgina Grimshaw, following the withdrawal of Axle Whitehead from the tour due to health …

RUFUS WAINWRIGHT RETURNS TO AUSTRALIA FOR HEADLINE DATES THIS FEBRUARY

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RUFUS WAINWRIGHT, one of the great male vocalists and songwriters of his generation, announces his return to Australia in February 2019. With special shows at LA’s Orpheum Theatre and Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame later this year, Rufus will begin celebrating the 20th Anniversary of his 1998 self-titled debut album, and 2001 follow up Poses. Rufus will bring his …