This years Festival Of The Sun saw itself through with brilliant weather and plenty of crowd pleasers. Held at the Sundowner Tourist Park at Port Macquarie’s Breakwall Beach, the festival stage was about 50m from the shoreline and the ground full of sand – genius construction as feet on this terrain are able to dance wilder and stand stronger through performances.
‘Tis a Holy place The Annandale Hotel. And on Sunday’s Sabbath a sermon in rock and roll was given to a starved congregation by The Datsuns and The Treatment. During this rapture — the religious metaphors will end here, I promise — it occurred that for all rock and roll’s doom-sayers (whoops — semi-religious apocalypse analogy) the genre was healthy again.
In this issue:Support acts announced for J-Lo, Norah Jones, The Datsuns Django Django and The Pretty Things. New dates announced for Cliff Richard, Paul Kelly & Neil Finn, SABATON and loads more…
KATE ALEXA announced as support for JENNIFER LOPEZ first ever Australian tour!
The Datsuns are releasing album number five, Death Rattle Boogie and they are doing so ten years to the day, since the release of album number one. So of course, there has to be a killer tour, to share the tunes and celebrate the milestone and it will all be coming at you this December.
In this issue: The Espy and The Corner Hotel are holding host to a number of awesome gigs including Maximo Park, Children Collide, The Datsuns and Mantra. Whilst The Gov shows some love in support of Movember, a special edition pink 7" album is released and more!
Handsome Tour Announcement: Maximo Park announce Australian headline shows!
The Datsuns, New Zealand’s most internationally acclaimed rock ‘n’ roll band, will release their new ‘Death, Rattle, Boogie’ album this December in Australia. Bringing the work they are most proud of to date, The Datsuns will hear the applause this summer touring at festivals and theatres across the country.
Australian Tour - December 2012
Wednesday 12 December - The Zoo, Brisbane
There were a whole bunch of announcements this week, coming from both established artists like Peter Gabriel and Coheed and Cambria, and up-and-coming acts like Sleep Decade and The Invincible Summer. Take a look at them all below!