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BIGBANG Ticket Prices Announced for Sydney Show

Ticket prices for BIGBANG's Sydney show have been revealed via the show's promoter Award Entertainment.

BIGBANG Ticket Prices Announced For Melbourne Show

Ticket prices for BIGBANG's Melbourne show have been revealed via the show's promoter Live Nation.

The AU's 7 favourite performances and discoveries from Lollapalooza Chicago 2015

With what must have been hundreds of performances over three days on more than eight stages, Chicago's iconic Lollapalooza festival has its fair share of eclectism and choice for all attendees. And alongside the big names - from Paul McCartney to Metallica - there are plenty of unknowns too. Emerging local, national and international artists who the festival wants to give you the chance to discover. Our following feature runs through a couple of our own favourite discoveries at the festival, alongside our favourite performances from the bands we already know.

F&L News: Chur Burger to open in Sydney Domestic Airport T2

Having time between check-in and take-off has just become a whole lot more delicious when flying domestic from Sydney Airport on every T2 airline; the great and unstoppable Chur Burger will be opening up a store there in an airport first. It will be one of the first casual dining offers to open as part of T2 Departures' refresh of its food and drink offerings.

Single of the Day: Hockey Dad "Girl With Two Hearts" (2015)

Hockey Dad continue to impress with their latest single, "Girl With Two Hearts"! It's a great number and fitting follow up track to "Can't Have Them", which put the duo firmly on the radars of more and more music fans around the country. They've been fast carving a spot for themselves on the national touring circuit for some fun and rambunctious live shows and this new tune has both elements represented strongly.

F&L News: Gourmet Traveller reveals its 2015 Restaurant Award finalists


Federico Zanellato from LuMi Dining in Sydney is nominated for Best New Talent

Get ready to find out about the hottest eats around the nation, with the finalists in Gourmet Traveller’s Restaurant Awards to be unveiled in the current issue. Casting a spotlight on the best of everything in the food world, these awards will also be the launch of Australia’s only national restaurant guide to accompany the country’s premier food and travel magazine.

Arts Review: Video Games Live – Enmore Theatre (30.07.15)

Speak to any video gamer and you’ll find that within the hours of gameplay exists incredibly fond memories- of characters they have bonded with, of excruciatingly difficult levels, of the memorable music that has accompanied them on their journeys across distant lands and into boss battles. Even if they are themselves unaware of presence, play them a little sample and they’ll likely be able to immediately tell you the part of the game in which it played. It is in celebration of these beloved musical memories of video gaming that the concert series Video Games Live exists, and what a celebration!

Weekend Highlight: Dom Pérignon Third Annual Masquerade Party at Marquee (Saturday, Sydney)

Feel like splashing a bit of cash and living it up this weekend? The Star's superstar nightclub Marquee Sydney will be hosting their third annual Dom Pérignon Masquerade Party, once again teaming up with one of the world's most premium champagne brands to spray a bit of sophistication and mystery into each corner of the venue.

Registrations for SXSW 2016 now open; first round of speakers confirmed!

Aaaand we're off again - registrations for SXSW 2016 are now open! Interested individuals keen on heading to Austin next year now have the opportunity to purchase their Music, Film and Interactive badges through www.sxsw.com at the lowest prices. While badges are available for purchase right up until the event kicks off in March, you can expect the prices to be jacked up significantly, so it's best to jump on these deals while they stick around.

Listen to FKA Twigs' new single "Figure 8"

The mesmerising FKA Twigs popped by Zane Lowe's Beats 1 Radio Show the other day to share what is said to be the first single from the singer's upcoming EP3 "Figure 8". Named for the figure 8 in dancing, the artful, slow-burning track is yet another showcase of FKA's delicately layered, genre-defying music and makes us want to re-live that magical moment when she dominated Laneway Festival earlier this year. Listen to the song and the interview below.

Weeknight Highlight: Hashtag Burgers team up with Burgers by Josh at Cafe Lounge (Thursday, Sydney)

There is an art form in the architecture of burger creation at the moment. It’s a fight for supremacy in constructing the perfect combination of indulgence, attitude and originality. This Thursday sees one of Sydney most notorious burger chefs return to the kitchen after a recent evolution in his burger creating life. What, when, where? Find out here!

the AU sessions: Hannah Robinson performs "Crowded Cage" Live for the AU review

Singer/songwriter Hannah Robinson performed at this months's AU session, at the Hive Bar in Erskineville and blew us away with her track "Crowded Cage". Click through to watch her sensational performance...

Entries for the 2015 South Australian Music Awards now open!

The South Australian Music Awards have recently been announced, set to take place in Adelaide on November 11th. Nominations and entries are open now, with local artists, bands and industry strongly encouraged to get on board and connect. The awards had been successfully run under the 'Fowler's Live Music Awards' banner for three previous years with Peter Darwin at the helm, but 2015 is going to be the first year Music SA will be taking the reins.

NZ songstress Hollie Smith touring Australia this November!

Well-loved and respected as a stellar performer in NZ, jazz chanteuse Hollie Smith will be heading to Australia in November to show us what we've obviously been missing. Her albums have achieved multi-platinum and gold status and her career as a live performer has taken her worldwide to a fan base that has continued to grow in size and enthusiasm. These Australian shows will see Smith bring her full band out with her and take in shows in Melbourne, at the Queenscliff Music Festival and Sydney.

Music Video of the Day: Miami Horror “Cellophane (So Cruel)” (2015)


Photo Credit: Mical Valusek

After completing a sold out North America tour, Miami Horror dropped a new song and music video; the track “Cellophane (So Cruel)”. It’s a summery upbeat tune to get us Australians through the winter. We’ve also got an Australian tour coming up in August from the Miami Horror gang to look forward to, with the tour dates listed below.