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Darwin Festival Photo Gallery: Xavier Rudd & The United Nations + Bobby Alu - Darwin Ampitheatre (09.09.15)

Xavier Rudd and his incredibly talented band, The United Nations, treated Darwin Festival to an upbeat and dynamic celebration of global sound. The Darwin show is at the beginning of 'The Flag Australia Tour', which sees Xavier Rudd & The United Nations (supported by the smooth hammock music genius Bobby Alu) travel the country. Check out the photos by Amy Hetherington.

Violent Soho, Sahara Beck, Bobby Alu, The Amity Affliction and Airling among the big winners at the Queensland Music Awards

Violent Soho accept the award for album of the year. Photo Credit: Stephen Booth

The talent-rich sunshine state celebrated another fantastic year of music and creativity at the Queensland Music Awards at Brisbane Powerhouse in New Farm on Monday Night, with big wins for Violent Soho, Sahara Beck, Bobby Alu, The Amity Affliction and Airling.

SpringFlare Festival bringing bursts of colour to Brisbane's Riverstage for opening weekend of G20 Celebrations!

The opening weekend of the G20 Cultural Celebrations is kicking off with an explosion of colours, as the SpringFlare Festival takes place at Brisbane's Riverstage. A culturally diverse affair, SpringFlare will be featuring multicultural entertainment, food and activities, as well as some great live performances from some amazing musicians.

The Last 5 Years: Bobby Alu (Gold Coast)

the AU review turned five years old last month. We're still in a celebratory mood, so we're been asking many of our music industry friends to help us look back on the last five years of music! Next up, island soul merchant Bobby Alu gives us his top five musical moments of the last five years, including playing in front of Paul Simon and witnessing a free Stevie Wonder concert.

Single Stream: Bobby Alu "You Know" (2013)

This one is the first single from Bobby Alu's upcoming second album, Take It Slow. 'You Know' is such a chill song that you can't help but like it, and with Bobby's numerous festival shows over the summer, it's clear that people like his music quite a bit. He'll be doing his 'You Know' singles tour in March and April, so head along if you can!

Reggaetown World Music Festival Celebrating 10 Years in 2012!

Reggaetown is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year with another great line up assembling down at Kuranda Park for an awesome day of world music. The first instalment of the festival's line up has been released and already, it's looking to be a great year in Reggaetown's history!

Blue King Brown
Katchafire (NZ)
Gramps Morgan (Jamaica)
Rize of the Morning Star (PNG)
Bobby Alu

the AU interview at Bluesfest: Bobby Alu (Gold Coast)

Backstage at the Byron Bay Bluesfest, Larry Heath caught up with Bobby Alu to chat about the shows, his many other projects and to find out what's next for the emerging, high spirited entertainer.

Live Review: Byron Bay Bluesfest 2012 Day 2 - Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm (06.04.12)

More belated summer weather brought Byron Bay to life for the second day of Bluesfest, and you couldn’t help being drawn to the sunshine vibes of Queensland’s Bobby Alu, especially as his trademark percussion breaks lured more hip-shakers to the dancefloor.

Bobby Alu - Take It Or Leave It (Single 2011)

Bobby Alu - Take It Or Leave It

Bobby Alu has a great chilled, laid back reggae sound that is perfect for the soundtrack for when the weather dries up and gets warmer. “Take It Or Leave It” has that Jamaican flavour mixing elements of dancehall ska and reggae rhythms. This is the kind of track you would listen to sipping cocktails on a tropical beach.