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Antiskeptic announce the "Back In The Game" tour for February!

It's been over three years since rock group Antiskeptic finished up after a ten year career than spanned a massive 1000 shows worldwide. So it is with huge excitement that we can announce the return of this much loved Melbourne band.

Passenger announces regional dates for January 2012

Passenger heads out on his first-ever regional run through Victoria, Queensland and New South Wales, ahead of the release of his new album in February next year. The new dates come after a string of sell-out tours across the country, including the largest capital city tour so far, which featured rising star Ed Sheeran.

Fucked Up announce Brisbane headline show

Brisbane fans will be pleased to know Fucked Up have added a performance at Alhambra Lounge on Friday 9 December to their headline show dates!

Fucked Up’s first headline performance takes place this Wednesday in Melbourne, tickets to all shows, including this hot new Brisbane date, are on sale now.

Real Estate announce Australian Tour

Channelling sun streaked summers past through their pristine guitar pop, New Jersey’s Real Estate make music sound easy.

Already announced on Golden Plains Festival, Real Estate will perform Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane headline dates when making their long-awaited Australian debut in March.

Bluesfest release the second lineup featuring Crosby, Still and Nash, The Specials and Seasick Steve

Look at that poster. Do you see that lineup? That's possibly the best lineup in 2012, and we aren't even in that year yet. But the organizers behind Byron Bay Bluesfest simply aren't content with words like best, fantastic, mind blowing; they just keep on adding to the already bumper list of names.

Folk Uke announce their Spring Australian tour

Folk Uke is Cathy Guthrie and Amy Nelson. Though they were raised on the road with two of the most revered families in music, these two held out against the idea of going into the “family business” for as long as they could.

Thee Oh Sees announce January tour

San Francisco’s Thee Oh Sees are heading back down under for Sugar Mountain Festival and a smashing run of side shows through Australia, their spiritual home, this January.

What’s the first thing you think of when someone mentions Thee Oh Sees?

2012 WAMi Festival Live Showcasing Submissions Close Soon

Original Western Australian acts have just one more week to make their live showcase submissions, for a chance to perform live during the 2012 WAMi Festival. Acts interested in performing at one of the many live shows should get their submissions in before Friday 21 October.

The WAMi Festival is the annual week-long celebration of the thriving, original contemporary music industry in WA, and attracts over 25,000 people each year.

Hard-Ons announce Sydney Residency in November

Those indefatigable old farts The Hard-ons with new drummer Murray in tow will play the first four Wednesday nights of November 2011. Included in each set will be new tunes, and some old tunes that have not been played live by the Hard-ons in many many years.