The Perisher Snowy Mountains of Music Festival has released a bunch of artists who are set to perform at the 2013 festival this June 7-10. Celebrating its fifth year in 2013, punters who are going to be attending the milestone event will be able to revel in as much nostalgia as the organisers, with the line-up set to feature artists who've graced the stage since its inception in 2009.
The artists who have been announced to perform so far are:
Merging snow filled good times with amazing music is the announcement that Perisher's Snowy Mountains of Music is back again this June and celebrating five years of hill-topped musicality. With the line-up yet to be announced in a couple of weeks early-bird tickets are now available onsale until the 24th of March, for the chance to see some amazing international acts, alongside Australian folk/blues/rock artists.
In the column this week, it's all about ARIA's and opportunities. You can get yourself to another award show over in the states, with a chance to perform at the Grammy's, AMRAP also fights to survive so that it can continue to distribute music to community radio, and Allens Billy Hyde are saved.
There are a couple of ways to judge a compilation album: firstly, by consistency and overall flavour of the album; or secondly, by the sheer breadth and quality of the song selection that the album covers.
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One of the world's top ten music festivals revealed their first round of artists this week! The Port Fairy Folk Festival for 2012 will mark their 35th year, and have got a legendary line-up to celebrate.
So without further ado, the first round consists of:
Abigail Washburn - USA
ahab - UK
April Verch & Band - Canada
Beoga - Ireland
Ben Sollee – USA
Chris While & Julie Matthews – UK
Eric Bibb & Staffan Astner – USA/Sweden
Off the back of an enormously successful album tour, Jordie Lane is thrilled to announce that he’ll be back on the road this September/October, this time in support of Simon Felice and Jeff Lang. These shows will see Jordie playing stripped back, solo versions of tracks from the new album, Blood Thinner.
Sydney Blues & Roots Festival announces spectacular first line-up!
Jeff Lang, Ash Grunwald & Jeff Martin confirmed to headline three-day event from 28th-30th October
I recently had the opportunity to chat to one of Australia's most respected musicians, Jeff Lang. We chat about his new album Chimeradour, and look ahead to his performance at the Snowy Mountains of Music Festival.