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Photo Gallery: Yours and Owls Festival 2015 (Part One) ft. Gang of Youths - Stuart Park, Wollongong (2nd to 4th October 2015)

Ian Laidlaw brings us photos from the amazing weekend that was the Yours & Owls Festival in Wollongong. Kicking off on Friday and running through until Sunday night, the event capitalized on the October long weekend with an incredible local lineup - with Canadian artist Bahamas popping along too. In the first part of Ian's photo gallery, check out Ash Grunwald, Happy Hour, Boo Seeka, Gang of Youths, Cloud Control, Bec Sandridge alongside the Canadian artist and more!

Album News Weekly: 16th September 2015

In This Issue: September has just been a huge month for releases with debuts coming from everywhere! Check out some wicked solo projects from members of Vampire Weekend and Ball Park Music as well as some great records from Ireland to Nashville.

Ash Grunwald hits the road in Australia through November, in support of his brand new record "NOW"

Ash Grunwald has a new album coming out on September 25th called NOW and we're all pretty excited about it. "Second Guess" was its recently released single, which you can listen to below, and this week, Ash will head on a national tour which runs into November. Check out the dates below!

the AU interview: Ash Grunwald (Melbourne) talks new music, getting his Synth on, Bluesfest and more...

We caught up with Ash Grunwald while he was at Canadian Music Week about writing his new album, Bluesfest vibes, future plans, and more. Click through to watch part two of the interview, and to find out what to expect with his upcoming material...

the AU interview at Canadian Music Week: Ash Grunwald (Melbourne) talks about Toronto, touring and more

We chat with Melbourne blues musician, Ash Grunwald, at the Canadian Music Week Aussie BBQ. As his first time playing in Toronto, his experience has been positive, and he notes that "touring is often education". Click through to watch the first part of the interview, where he talks about performing at Canadian Music Week, touring, and more...

Tour Diary: Ash Grunwald Surfs, Rides and Flies His Way to Toronto (Canada) via Singapore, Tokyo and LA

Setting off for CMW Toronto, Ash Grunwald encounters electric bicycles, cars, plenty of waves and the contrast of rural Nicaragua and the USA. He's shared these and more stories with us from his time over the pond. As well as a hint of his schedule to the end of the year and stopover in Singapore. Lets investigate....

Canadian Music Week Photo Gallery (Day 7): The AU Review & Footstomp Party feat. Kingswood + Ash Grunwald + More (07.05.15)

Footstomp and the AU review joined forces to bring an eclectic line up including Kingswood, Ash Grunwald and many more to The Painted Lady as part of their Showcase Party. Check out all the photos from this most intimate of venues, with photos by rcstills

Ash Grunwald set for Australian tour with new single "River"!

A favourite of the touring circuit both in Australia and abroad, we're happy to see Ash Grunwald is going to be hitting the road again with some new material! He'll be on the road next month, following a hectic schedule of international touring that will take him to the US and Canada, particularly with stops at Canadian Music Week set to be highlights of the tour. Returning with his new single "River" primed for live performances around the country, Grunwald will no doubt have some more surprises up his sleeve for fans, especially with details of his next album confirming the record will drop in September.

the AU review partners up with Footstomp for a massive CMW party featuring Kingswood, Ash Grunwald and more!

For the first time ever, and with Australia as its Spotlight Country for 2015, the AU review is partnering up with Footstomp Music to throw a massive party as part of Toronto music conference and festival Canadian Music Week next month. Nine incredible Australian acts are set to showcase at the event, to be held at one of Toronto's finest venues, The Painted Lady, on Thursday, May 7th - with entry completely free! Here's the lineup!

Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires, Augie March and more confirmed on latest Bluesfest announcement!

The good folk at Bluesfest have gone and given us all an early Christmas present in releasing their fifth artist announcement today! Joining the likes of Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals, Lenny Kravitz and The Black Keys are now some fantastic musical stylings of the likes of Charles Bradley and his Extraordinaires, Augie March and more.

The second Campfire Festival 2015 artist announcement drops!

The bill for the inaugural event set to take place at the Hope Estate Winery has just been expanded with the addition of seven new acts including Shannon Noll, Wendy Matthews and The Wolfe Brothers .

Photo Gallery: Rock The Gate - Enmore Theatre, Sydney (23.11.14)

A huge benefit to raise funds and awareness for the important anti-fracking cause was held in Sydney, with the likes of Pete Murray, Nahko and more coming together for the brilliant 'Rock the Gate' event. Gwendolyn Lee was there for the AU and brings us these photos!

Conference Round Up: AWME - Arts Centre Melbourne (13-16.11.14)

The 7th Australasian Worldwide Music Expo - featuring 58 groups performing over 4 days alongside a two day conference - kicked off with an opening party early on Thursday evening with Pete Murray, Benny Walker and a Welcome to Country ceremony.

the AU interview: Ash Grunwald (Melbourne) talks new music and the Australasian Worldwide Music Expo!

Fresh off the back of a much needed sojourn to Bali, Ash Grunwald is back home now and looking forward to the Australasian Worldwide Music Expo (AWME), which is going to be taking over a series of Melbourne city venues this month. We catch up with Ash to see how he is post-holiday, what people can look forward to at his time at AWME and more!

'Rock the Gate' - why one music concert is taking over Enmore Road this November.

This November, a stellar group of musicians are coming together in Sydney for what looks set to be a great day and night of live music. 'Rock the Gate', featuring the likes of Pete Murray and The Herd, will be taking over the Enmore Theatre on the 23rd, but the music is set to continue outside and down Enmore Road, with the busy cafe and business strip coming to the table and taking part in what's going to be a huge street party. This all sounds good, but why? Well, 'Rock the Gate' isn't just about providing Sydneysiders some good times on a Sunday, it's also about shedding light on and raising awareness about a serious issue many Australians now face, but may know little about.