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Dominic Fike Australian Tour

Shrouded in myth and legend at the age of 23, Fike is first and foremost well-known for his effortless style as he blends disparate influences like Jack Johnson, Brockhampton and the Red Hot Chilli Peppers into a multicoloured hybrid of generational experimentation. ‘3 Nights’ is the best example: an addictive bop complemented by a run-down rap that has caught fire all over the world, sending it to the top of the charts in the US, UK, NZ, achieving 3 x Platinum status here in ...

The Flaming Lips to perform The Soft Bulletin live in Brisbane

There are few acts as distinctive and idiosyncratic as The Flaming Lips, which is less of a rock band and more a perpetual motion machine flipping the finder to our expectations. But even in a 36-year career of self-reinvention, this 1999 release stands out as a high point in musical innovation.   //   Led by charismatic frontman Wayne Coyne, this 20th anniversary concert will see The Soft Bulletin performed live, and given the band’s penchant for performances as ...

Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of The Man in Black – The Songs & Stories of Johnny Cash!

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the show, Tex Perkins is taking The Man In Black out on the road to Western Australia, South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania and the ACT. It’s no surprise the show is embraced so much by music-loving audiences – there are few artists within Australia who can translate the work of ‘The Man in Black’ and bring it to modern day like Tex Perkins. His reverence for Johnny Cash’s career is evident in the way he approac...

Handel’s Anthems & Fireworks

The music was planned on a grand scale. The Coronation ceremony - an occasion for pageantry and celebration which has remained essentially the same for over a thousand years. The opening of Handel's first anthem Zadok the Priest is one of the most breathtaking moments in musical history. Written for the Coronation of George II, which took place at Westminster Abbey on 11 October 1727, it has been performed at every English Coronation since. The Anthems stir feelings of pride, pomp, ...

The Beatles’ Abbey Road Live 2019 Australia Tour

The album will be performed in full, from start to finish, followed by a second set comprising of a selection of Beatles hits. Joining ARC live on stage will be special guests Ash Naylor, Linda Bull, Brett Wolfenden and James Fleming.   //   'Abbey Road' is a stately, majestic, playful yet fiercely rocking masterpiece of pop music, often regarded as one of the greatest records of all time. It is the 11th studio album by The Beatles, released on 26 September 1969 by ...

Dope Lemon 2019 Australian Tour

“The openhearted spirit of this music transports the listener and if you shut your eyes you can almost hear waves crashing in the distance and taste the sea air, fragrant with eucalyptus.” The Saturday Paper These will be fans first chance to catch tunes from Dope Lemon’s second studio LP, Smooth Big Cat, written and recorded over just three months at Belafonte, Angus’ ranch studio hidden in the wilderness of northern New South Wales and is out Friday 12 July via BMG Australia...

Herbie Hancock returns to Australia for a national tour!

Herbie Hancock is a true icon of modern music. Having transcended limitations and genres with his unmistakable voice, his illustrious career, now spanning into its sixth decade, has seen the “master of jazz” claim a staggering 14 Grammy® Awards including Album of the Year and a Lifetime Achievement, an Academy Award for his Round Midnight score, a Kennedy Centre Honours Award, five MTV Video Awards and six honorary doctorates. As the immortal Miles Davis said in his autobiography, ...

Take a soulful journey with Pablo Ferrandez and the Queensland Symphony Orchestra

It is part of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s upcoming concert, Soulful Journeys, conducted by Maestro Daniel Blendulf and featuring one of Brisbane’s finest choral ensembles, Canticum Chamber Choir. Along with Dvořák’s Concerto, the program includes Dubussy’s mesmerising Nocturnes and Australian contemporary composer, Lachlan Skipworth’s exploration of the psychological and primal impact of the wind, Spiritus. Cellist Ferrandaz is himself no stranger to acclaim, being ...

Anna Calvi Australian Tour 2019

Exploring freedom, identity and gender with an approach that has become uniquely her own, Hunter arrived in mid-2018 to rapturous critical acclaim. Pitchfork fawned over it’s “remarkable evolution” which “pushes her artistry to another level” while the Guardian could only sit back and pronounce it as “glorious and triumphant”. Calvi’s signature vocals, so bold and striking, permeate the record as they dart and weave around her dazzling guitar playing and synchronize ...

The Chemical Brothers are bringing thier No Geography Tour to Australia!

The Chemical Brothers will hit Brisbane’s Riverstage on Thursday 31 October, before heading to The Dome, Sydney Showground on Saturday 2 November and Melbourne Arena on Tuesday 5 November. The Chemical Brothers, Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons, have sold more than 12 million albums and six million singles worldwide over the course of their illustrious career. They have had six #1 albums in the UK, and were the first electronic act ever to receive a Grammy, taking home Best Rock Instrumental ...