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Darwin Festival Photo Gallery: SANTOS Opening Concert ft. Thelma Plum + Clare Bowditch + Emma Donovan + Caiti Baker (06.08.15)

The 2015 Darwin Festival kicked off with a huge night of gorgeous Australian female singer/songwriters at the Darwin Amphitheatre! Music lovers rejoice the ladies are on point for live music, exceptional songwriting and cheeky mid-song banter. Performances from Thelma Plum, Clare Bowditch, Emma Donovan and The Putbacks and a special performance from Caiti Baker from Sietta. The Darwin crowd enjoyed a glorious evening of music under the stars in perfect Top End weather (sorry, not sorry Southerners in winter time). Check out the photos from Amy Hetherington.

Something For Kate, Clare Bowditch and Darren Middleton for 'Something For John' benefit gig at The Corner.

Musician John Hedigan is known to many fans around the country for his work with Something For Kate, Paul Dempsey, Clare Bowditch and at the moment, he's going through quite a difficult time. Currently undergoing treatment for a brain tumour, Hedigan is being surrounded by the love and support of family and friends. One of the ways in which he is going to be supported is through a special benefit show put on by Something For Kate, Bowditch and Darren Middleton - 'Something For John'.

The Corner Hotel presents ‘Something for John,’ a benefit for John Hedigan

Three of Australia’s most respected acts will come together at The Corner Hotel this April for a benefit for John Hedigan. Fellow bandmates and friends Something for Kate, Clare Bowditch and Darren Middleton will join forces for what will be a very special and memorable night, as they recognise Hedigan’s achievements to date and celebrate all he has done for them.

The Australian music industry rallies behind Support Act and the launch of the 'BANDWAGON' fundraising drive!

Launched officially at Allans Billy Hyde's Melbourne store was the 'BANDWAGON' fundraising drive by Support Act. The crowd funding appeal run via Pozible aims to raise $100,000 for Australian music industry charity. Support Act, which provides financial relief to music professionals facing illness, injury or other life crises, has helped members in all different fields from singers, songwriters, roadies, techies and more. Helping launch 'BANDWAGON' in Melbourne today were Ian 'Molly' Meldrum, Hannah Findlay (Stonefield), Ian Haug (The Church, Powderfinger), Steve Kilbey (The Church), Eric McCusker (Mondo Rock), Keith Potger and Bruce Woodley (The Seekers).

the AU interview: Clare Bowditch chats about the "Winter Secrets Tour" with Adalita!

"It's been a really busy couple of years and I was wondering whether or not I should do the Winter Secrets tour this year, but for me it's one of my highlights of what I do. I'm glad we were able to squeeze it in." The ever wonderful Clare Bowditch opens up ahead of her fourth annual 'Winter Secrets Tour' in July and August, which will see the ARIA Award winner touring around the country with fellow Australian music goddess, Adalita.

Hobart's Festival of Voices launches 2014 program!

The Festival of Voices has launched its program in Hobart! The festival will see national and international artists perform over ten days in July. Highlights of the concerts include Ben Lee (performing July 5), Clare Bowditch (performing July 11) and a cappella group The Exchange (performing July 12).

The Royal Jellies announce a series of upcoming shows for February and March.

Local Melbourne musicians The Royal Jellies are hitting the stage with a series of upcoming shows. The 7-piece mix of jazz, pop and blues will surely blow you away on stage. Be sure to grab tickets to one of the following shows!

Event Review and Interview Feature: The Apology Concert - Arts Centre Melbourne, Sidney Myer Music Bowl (13.02.14)

Healing Foundation

"Today we honour the Indigenous peoples of this land, the oldest continuing cultures in human history. We reflect on their past mistreatment. We reflect in particular on the mistreatment of those who were Stolen Generations—this blemished chapter in our nation’s history. The time has now come for the nation to turn a new page in Australia’s history by righting the wrongs of the past and so moving forward with confidence to the future."

Sidney Myer Music Bowl to celebrate the anniversary of the Apology to the Stolen Generations with a concert in February.

In what is set to be a special night of recognition, reflection and music, the Sidney Myer Music Bowl in Melbourne will be celebrating the anniversary of the Apology to the country's Stolen Generation on February 13th. Bringing together both Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian performers, there will be a concert which aims to promote an atmosphere of shared unity - and to spread the message.

The Mushroom Group presents a killer lineup of entertainment for the 2014 Australian Open

The Mushroom Group is going to be bringing some stellar entertainment to tennis fans next year, as they curate the lineup for the Australian Open next January. Taking place on the Grand Slam Oval in Melbourne, the artists set to perform represent some Australian legends as well as some of our best young acts on the circuit today. International guest Pete Tong will be over for the event as well, representing for BBC's Radio 1.

Photo Gallery: DiG Music Launch - Newtown Social Club, Sydney (24.10.13)

ABC announced the relaunch of their digital station DiG yesterday at an event in Sydney. The station will now be "powered by" triple j, with a focus on their audience after they turn 24. Over the next six months the station will be holding a conversation with the general public that will shape the future of the station. Learn more about DiG over at Photos from the launch by Ashley Mar.

Photo Gallery: Clare Bowditch - The Gov, Adelaide (09.08.13)

Clare Bowditch returns to Adelaide, playing The Gov. Lauren Connelly brings us photos from the night!

The State Of Affairs - Latest Music Industry News: 28th May 2013

Okay, welcome to this week! APRA Music Award Nominees have been announced, so congrats to all of them. Signings, releases, and ARIA news abounds, of course, and in case anyone was wondering - yes, Daft Punk is doing well.

Gig Announcements: SA and WA - May 15th

In this Issue: Abbe May launches Kiss My Apocalypse, Wavves headline Plus One, The Bootleg Beatles return to Australia, Cold War Kids launch new album Dear Miss Lonely Hearts, Elli Schoen launches debut EP, Love in Suburbia, Andrew Stockdale is back with self-produced album Keep Moving, Chance Waters brings you acclaimed album Infinity and journey with Clare Bowditch on her Winter Secrets Tour.

Abbe May to launch Kiss My Apocalypse in Adelaide