Last Saturday saw some of the worlds' tastiest bands play for the under-18 festival "Live it Up" at Brisbane's RNA Showgrounds - such as The Amity Affliction and The Getaway Plan and many more!. Happy vibes all 'round despite the in-climate weather. Jacob Schneider shot these photos with a grin ear to ear the whole day.
Sure, school may be back in session now, but the kids of Brisbane have cause to celebrate because there's going to be a kickass under 18's only music festival to look forward to! The Live It Up Festival, to be held at the RNA Showgrounds in April, is the first major Brisbane festival made to target the under 18 demographic and will feature the talents of:
The Amity Affliction
The Getaway Plan
This time last year we divulged our top twelve Australian artists and top five international artists to watch over the following twelve months. So we figured now was as good a time as any to have a look back and see how they all fared...
Fresh off the back of their hugely successful first tour for single "Oh Hebe", Pigeon are back with "All That Bad", the second single (and video!) from their recently released EP Fortunes. Having only been unleashed on iTunes as of October, this track is already seeing its fair share of air play.
In this Issue: The Do-Over Party hits up Melbourne, Pigeon announce their tour, Mum @ The World Bar throw a Christmas Party, Baberham Lincoln announce shows and much more!
The Do-Over Party Event Comes to Melbourne
Futuristic and damnable, Pigeon announce impending release of their new EP ‘Fortunes’ hot after the knockout success of single ‘Oh Hebe’. Their short, yet booming existence have earned them sets at Splendour in the Grass, Parklife, Fat As Butter, Festival of the Sun and more, demonstrating their ability to grow better and better with time.
FORTUNES // TOUR DATES
Thursday 22 Nov: Port Macquarie Hotel - Port Macquarie
Friday 23 Nov: Brighton Up Bar - Sydney
Brisbane electronic five piece Pigeon have some news, apart from the announcement that they've been announced as finalists in the upcoming QLD Music Awards...they've got a new single and a new tour to follow! "Oh Hebe" is the name of the new track, the band's first piece of new material for the year and the first taste of what we can expect off their forthcoming EP, due out in October.
House vs Hurricane national tour
In celebration of their Crooked Teeth release, the band will be touring throughout July and August with While She Sleeps, Northlane and Heights.Tickets on sale NOW.
Brisbane electronic band Pigeon have announced yet another run of Australian dates through April and May, continuing to cement their presence in the minds of the Australian audience. After having a huge 2011, supporting some massive local and international acts and releasing their debut EP Parallels in August, Pigeon have shown their true potential as one of the country's most exciting new acts. Catch them at any of the following venues:
Filmed at Peats Ridge Festival and at Festival of the Sun, we find out the New Years Resolutions of bands from around Australia for 2012. Including The Brothers Grim, The Medics, Pigeon, The Holidays, The Delta Riggs, Microwave Jenny, The Snowdroppers, Benjalu, Hungry Kids of Hungary, Minnie Marks, Thundamentals, Sietta and Richard Cuthbert.
Jumping on the bandwagon, here, in no particular order, are twelve Australian bands we're looking out for in 2012... five bands from overseas we're predicting big things for here in Australia... AND a couple of Australian bands the rest of the world should have their eye on! Madness! Read on...
Backstage at the 2011 Festival of the Sun in Port Macquarie, Larry Heath of the AU review catches up with Danny and Nick of Brisbane band Pigeon. They look back at the massive year and find out what's next for the group... Camera: Yaya Stempler, Interview/Editor: Larry Heath
Peats Ridge Sustainable Arts and Music Festival today announces a massive 26 new acts to their already bulging festival line up.
Revived American rocker and master lyricist, Jim Ward, world breaking Canadian band Yukon Blonde, Melbourne band of the moment - Aria Award nominated Oh Mercy, hot Aussie favourite - Canyons, and bursting local act New Navy are among the newly announced.
Check one, two… Festival of the Sun is back to finetune your summer, with 3,000 mates, a surfside location and a rocking homegrown line-up.