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Opera Queensland and Circa partner to tell a tale of desire and risk in Orpheus and Eurydice!

Opera Queensland has partnered with internationally renowned contemporary circus company Circa to stage Christoph Gluck’s spellbinding opera from 24 October – 9 November 2019 at Queensland Performing Arts Centre’s (QPAC’s) Playhouse. Circa Artistic Director Yaron Lifschitz directs the genre-crossing production that combines Gluck’s haunting score and the powerhouse vocals of counter tenor Owen Willetts (Orpheus) and soprano Natalie Christie Peluso (Eurydice) with the virtuosic ...

Cavetown debut Australian tour coming in 2020!

Locking in shows in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Auckland (with an U18 or All Ages show in every city), Skinner will be drawing on a deep catalogue of confessional indie-pop mini masterpieces recorded alone in his bedroom and delivered directly to his millions of YouTube subscribers. Support at these very special shows will come from Nashville-based artist spookyghostboy – a fellow bedroom artist and kindred spirit who will arrive fresh from sharing the stage with CAVETOWN across ...

Festival of Small Halls Spring Tour 2019!

Presented in partnership with major Australian festivals Dorrigo Folk and Bluegrass Festival and Queenscliff Music Festival, the Spring Tour 2019 will kick off in the rolling hills of Dorrigo, NSW, cross the sunburnt outback of western Queensland and conclude on the sunny Victorian peninsula of Queenscliff. The route sees the popular regional music tour take in three states over four weeks in October and November and will include some of Queensland’s most alluring reasons to take a ...

Queensland Symphony Orchestra unveils a glorious 2020 season!

Year 2020 marks 250 years since the birth of the incomparable Ludwig van Beethoven, recently voted Australia’s favourite composers*, and, to celebrate Queensland Symphony Orchestra joins orchestras across the globe in celebrating, with a series of nine concerts and special tributes featuring the music of the man whose symphonies have been called the ‘cornerstones of Western civilisation’. In a season as welcoming as it is exciting, 2020 stars thrilling soloists including dual ...

Swing On This heading to Brisbane for the Brisbane Festival this September!

A quartet of leading men from Australia’s stage and screen swing through a repertoire of jazz and big band classics, interspersed with surprising takes on crowd-pleasing contemporary hits. The tuxedo-clad foursome, made up of Ben Mingay (Home & Away, Wonderland, Dirty Dancing), Matt Lee (So You Think You Can Dance, Mary Poppins), Luke Kennedy (The Voice Australia, The Ten Tenors) and Michael Falzon (Evita, Rock of Ages), deliver a dashing performance sure to delight. Their ...

Birds Of Tokyo live in the studio on Nova 106.9’s Ash, Kip, Luttsy and Susie O’Neill!

The band will also be back in Brisbane in September for a gig at the new venue, THE FORTITUDE on Wed September 18. Tickets are on sale now. BIRDS OF TOKYO It’s been nearly three years since Birds Of Tokyo did a full national tour but with their new track “Good Lord” riding high in the charts the band has finally announced a string of dates around Australia. “Good Lord” is currently at #1 on iTunes, top 5 on the radio airplay charts and rising rapidly up the Spotify and ...

Ruel Free Time Tour 2019

The tour kicks off on Thursday 19 September in Brisbane, before hitting Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Hobart. Throughout the run, Ruel will treat fans to a completely new stage production and brand new music from the new EP. FREE TIME was written in between Ruel's rigorous global touring schedule and sees the young songwriter teaming up once again with Grammy winning producer M-Phazes, plus an all star cast of collaborators including Sarah Aarons (Zedd, Alessia Cara), Tobias Jesso Jr. ...

Two Door Cinema Club 2019 Australian Tour

Described by Clash as “a game-changing record for the future of indie-rock”, False Alarm was released on June 21 and signals another chapter in the impressive re-birth of a band adored for their kinetic post-punk energy, world-weary lyricisms and recent forays into Kraftwerk-esque stylized synth-pop. Led by the unmistakably sonorous vocals of Alex Trimble and backed with vigorous ease by Sam Halliday (bass) and Kevin Baird (drums), Two Door Cinema Club have been much-loved since they ...

Love Fame Tragedy Matthew “Murph” Murphy Debut Australian Tour

Taking in Wollongong’s ever-expanding Yours & Owls Festival, as well as shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, the project is gathering significant steam created by the release of smashing debut single My Cheating Heart and the subsequent September unveiling of the descriptively named EP I Don’t Want To Play The Victim, But I’m Really Good At It. Born of a creative frenzy concentrated across studios in London and LA, Love Fame Tragedy contains all the hallmarks of Murph’s ...

Woody Guthrie: Songs of Freedom at Brisbane Powerhouse

In a world where bigotry, racism, violence and inequality are seemingly on the rise, this show, built around Woody’s songs, is a timely reminder of the universal power of great folk music to celebrate humanity and to give voice to the struggles of ordinary people for a better world.   //   Led by the musical prowess of Bruce Hearn (from Melbourne ska legends, Strange Tenants) & The Machinists, Woody Guthrie: Songs of Freedom features icons of Australia’s folk/r...