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Halsey is touring Australia this coming April!

As far as debut albums go, 2015’s Badlands couldn’t really have fared any better. Certified Platinum in the US and Gold in Australia, the UK and Canada, it was truly a worldwide phenomenon. Followed up by the international hit Closer with The Chainsmokers, which is now 12X Platinum in Australia. Immediately after launching itself into the top 10 in 40+ countries worldwide & being the first number 1 album from by female in the US in 2017, hopeless fountain kingdom held a special ...

Tash Sultana Homecoming Tour This November/December

Moving through arena sized venues, starting at the Adelaide Entertainment Theatre on the 18th November, continuing to the Hordern Pavilion in Sydney on the 1st December and finishing up in her home town of Melbourne at the Margaret Court Arena on the 14th December. She will be joined by likeminded strummers Pierce Brothers and forest ravers Willow Beats for a celebration of musical freedom and instrumental virtuosity. Tash Sultana has spent the last 18 months collecting fans and selling ...

Ed Sheeran 2015 Return Australian Tour

Kicking off on November 28 in Brisbane and playing Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Auckland throughout December, the tour will see Sheeran playing his biggest venues to date; becoming the first ever musician to perform an Australian and New Zealand stadium tour entirely solo. Every single sound on stage will be produced by his voice, guitar and a series of loop pedals, filling the stadiums with hypnotising layers of sound. This will be Sheeran’s second tour of 2015 and fifth visit in four ...

Johnny Marr 2015 Australian Tour

Having played sold out shows in Melbourne and Sydney to great acclaim in 2014, these will be Marr’s first as a solo artist when he and his band roll in to Perth, Adelaide and Brisbane. A founding member of cultural institution The Smiths and performer alongside the likes of Modest Mouse, Beck, Talking Heads, The The, Oasis, plus featured on the critically acclaimed album by John Frusciante, The Empyrean - Marr was already rock royalty before releasing his Top 10 debut solo album The ...

Sufjan Stevens at the Sydney Opera House

Having first performed at the Opera House with his neon-explosion The Age of Adz, the 39-year-old artist has become a familiar face to Vivid LIVE – debuting the solar song cycle Planetarium in 2012 with long-term collaborators Bryce Dessner and Nico Muhly. Now set to open proceedings with an Australian exclusive four-night stand before returning to overseas obligations, Sufjan Stevens will draw from one of the most successful modern songbooks to encompass Christmas classics, regional ...

Sinead O’Connor – ‘I’m not bossy, I’m the Boss’ Australian Tour 2015

Recently returning with an album that is both one of the artistic high points of her storied career and a worthy successor to 2012’s rapturously received How About I Be Me (And You Be You)? Infusing the spirit of funky blues with a fresh exploration the age-old theme of romantic love I’m Not Bossy, I’m The Boss is a tour de force and signals a new confidence in song writing for an artist who was until recently perhaps more renowned as a vocalist. The truly great songwriters realize ...

Sufjan Stevens – The Age Of Adz Music Review

Gone now are most of the comforting folk music embellishments and in their place are foundations of electronically and synthetically created backing tracks. Opening track Futile Devices eases the listener into this new world with remnants of past sounds but from then on it’s a brave new world. Lacking the sanctuary of warm acoustic backdrops, Sufjan weaves vocals into these eclectic mixes to surround the listener with a human element so not all is zeros and ones. Using this approach ...