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The Presets touring Australia this June!

That album was certified triple platinum and won them six ARIA Awards in their homeland. By contrast, 2012’s critically acclaimed Pacifica was comparatively introspective but epic gigs around the world – from Glastonbury Festival and Coachella to Splendour In The Grass – forged the duo’s reputation as Australian electronic music trailblazers.   //   Continuing in this tradition, The Presets’ fourth album HI VIZ – which lands May 18 – delivers a ‘back to ...

Ben Howard has announced his official Splendour sideshows!

Howard is much loved for his gorgeously emotive vignettes, which has seen him amass a large following of fans across Australia over the past seven years. Noonday Dream will be his first release in nearly four years since 2014’s No.1 album, I Forget Where, and is slated to hit airwaves in June 2018 – only a month or so before this anticipated performance.   //   The new album will boast 10 tracks, of which ‘A Boat To An Island On The Wall’ has already been ...

Twelfth Night Theatre Review

The staging and set design was a star of the night with a rotating floor that gave the audience an almost voyeuristic view of the proceedings and the incorporation of modern pop songs, compliments of Tim Finn (Split Enz and Crowded House) gave the play an accessibility more in line with a modern audience’s level of appreciation. The work’s comic take on mistaken identity and misguided love was given with a high energy intensity and more than a nod and wink to the audience. Break down ...

Stones Corner Festival is back this May featuring legendary Brisbane band Custard!

s. The festival is excited to announce the return to Brisbane of the iconic rock outfit Custard, an extremely rare performance from The Mavis's,Screamfeeder, Diana Anaid, Shag Rock, Eliza & The Delusionals, The Brains Trust and so much more.   //   The festival will continue to thrive and expand as we promise to bring one of the biggest Brisbane street parties to the suburbs! All your favourite Food Trucks, Breweries, Wineries and Distilleries will be in attendance ...

Missy Higgins Solastalgia Australian Tour this May!

Kicking off in Queensland at Brisbane’s QPAC Concert Hall on Friday 4 May, the tour will go on to visit Toowoomba, Wollongong, Sydney, Canberra and Adelaide before wrapping up with a special hometown show at Melbourne’s Palais Theatre on Sunday 13 May. Higgins’ highly-acclaimed albums The Sound of White (ARIA Album Of The Year featuring hit singles ‘Scar’ and ‘The Special Two’), On A Clear Night (featuring North American gold selling single ‘Where I Stood’ and ‘Stee...

The Squeeze Mini-Festival touring this May!

Oli and Louis say "We love discovering new music at festivals and so that’s why we’re announcing our first ever Mini Festival, The Squeeze! It's something we’ve been working on for a while now and it’ll be an annual event, showcasing some of our mates and some hidden gems too. We're fired up to have some of our favourites, such as Bootleg Rascal and the hilarious Aaron Gocs, joining us on the road. We’re taking this festival to Melbourne, Brisbane and our own hometown in Sydney!...

Behind the Magic: about the award-winning music of the Harry Potter movies!

On Saturday 19 May 2018, Queensland Symphony Orchestra will perform the magical score to Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban live while the entire film plays in high-definition on a 12-metre screen. In Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry, Ron and Hermione, now teenagers, return for their third year at Hogwarts, where they are forced to face escaped prisoner, Sirius Black, who seems to pose a great threat to Harry. Harry and his friends spend their third year learning how ...

SUPERDUPERKYLE coming to Australia this May for his debut tour!

South of the equator for Groovin’ The Moo, the Ventura-native will bring his trademark brand of feel good hip-hop to Aussie fans for the very first time – kicking things off at Sydney’s Manning Bar on Tuesday May 1, Melbourne’s Corner Hotel on Wednesday May 2, Brisbane’s Woolly Mammoth on Wednesday May 9, and wrapping up on the west coast at Perth’s Jack Rabbit Slims on Thursday May 11. Lauded for his playful lyrics, video-game sampling and positive “you, do you” attitude, ...

Dermot Kennedy Debut Australian Tour

Imbuing the folky grit of Glen Hansard and Ray Lamontagne while variously employing production techniques more familiar to the likes of Drake or James Blake, Kennedy will hit the East Coast on the back of the whirlwind success of his EP Doves and Ravens. The release has garnered fans worldwide for it’s stark combination of electronic wizardry and heartbreaking balladry. A prodigious talent, Kennedy’s love of music came from humble beginnings. As a 10-year-old up to no good at a ...

Jake Bugg Solo Australian Accoustic Tour

Hitting Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane for three huge solo acoustic shows, Bugg is well known to audiences down under for his boundless energy and shopworn tenderness, with his visits always attracting fevered excitement from both locals and ex-pats alike. Recorded in Nashville with Black Keys frontman (and super producer) Dan Auerbach, Hearts That Strain shows a side of Jake Bugg rarely revealed on his previous three studio albums. It could be the secrets of the road or maybe just one ...