Melbourne's Jericco will be touring their new single "Colour Outside the Lines" and giving fans a taste of their forthcoming sophomore album, Machine Made the Animals, with a great run of tour dates this October and November! Joined by Circles and Guards of May, the band are sure to make these gigs ones to remember! The new single is available on iTunes on September 19th, with the album seeing release early next year, making this tour the perfect opportunity for Jericco to see what they can expect from the band in the meantime!
When The Black Keys were announced as Bluesfest headliners this morning, we know we weren't the only ones crossing our fingers, waiting for some headline dates to eventuate. Luckily, we weren't waiting too long, with this afternoon's announcement that the American duo would be touring their latest album Turn Blue around the country lighting up out Tuesday!
Every Time I Die are teaming up with Touche Amore for one hell of an Australian tour next year! The bands will be hitting up venues through January 2015 promoting new albums From Parts Unknown and Is Survived By, respectively. Both bands have incredibly loyal fan bases out this way, so no doubt these tickets are going to move quickly once they go on sale this Friday, September 5!
September 27th will see Sydney's fiery hub of creatives, artists, designers and more come together for the Surry Hills Festival! The music line up for the festival has been announced today and it most definitely is reflective of the diversity within the city's music scene. Spread across two main stages in Ward Park and Shannon Reserve, as well as the Velvet Cave Stage on Hill St, the following artists will be giving festival attendees something to get around as the afternoon continues on!
The two winners of FBi Radio's 'Northern Lights Competition' have been announced today - congratulations LUCIANBLOMKAMP and The Walking Who! Both artists were selected from just under 600 entries in the competition and are now going to be finding themselves heading to Reykjavik, Iceland in November for the Iceland Airwaves festival! The Melbourne producer and the Sydney band will perform showcases at the festival, log studio time and meeting and network with industry figures while in Iceland, all the while being able to get their tourist on!
They're three of the country's most loved performers and in November, they'll be performing on the same line up for one very special show in Margaret River. Neil Finn, Gurrumul and Megan Washington will be coming together at the Sandalford Estate for a rare one-off gig coinciding with the Margaret River Gourmet Escape Weekend. The Estate has also announced that it will be donating its profits to Telethon, supporting young children in need of support.
Bluesfest returns to Byron Bay over the Easter Weekend next year for its 26th year! 26! Worthy of a party, we're sure. As usual, the country's premier blues and roots festival has turned up with their A-Game strong, with their first artist announcement set to excite both the long-time Bluesfest attendees and those still tossing up what they're planning on doing during the April long weekend. Without further ado...
The Falls Festival line up for Lorne, Marion and Byron Bays just got a whole lot bigger, with the crew behind one of the country's favourite New Year festivals dropping their second artist announcement this morning! With a bill already boasting the likes of Alt-J, Cold War Kids, Bluejuice and more, we now see whole new range of local and international talent set to perform and win more hearts.
Lia Mice will release her debut album, I Love You on November 4. The latest single off the album, "Our Heavy Heart", is a love ballad with very obvious 80s inspiration, like it could be something straight off a Brat Pack soundtrack. In saying that it does hold its own modern relevance.
In this issue: Kilter at Oxford Art Factory, Mojo Burning Festival announce NSW roadshow, Electric Elements ‘Hand That MC a Mic’ event, Defryme Don’t Call It A Comeback mini tour, Rock N Roll markets with Pat Capocci, Grace Barbe heads to Sydney, The Honey Stompers + Blue Love Revue at Katoomba RSL Club, Sunbeam Sound Machine announce single launch, TCHAMI second Sydney show added, Laura Jean at the Red Rattler in October, Beats 4 Breast Cancer on October 7th, Spring Break ft. Bombs Away at Coogee Bay Hotel.
The complete line up of the Rolling Stone live Lodge has just been announced! The Live Lodge will see Fitzroy’s iconic Workers Club be transformed especially for the event which runs over three entertainment packed weeks between September 25 and October 12. Seven more acts have just been added to the already extensive line up:
Donny Benet's album, Weekend at Donny's is an album full of collaborations which provides an insight into the minds of the exciting talent found in the Australian music scene. Joining Donny on the upcoming album launches will be the internationally acclaimed Donny Benet Show Band with super special guests SPOD, Jack Ladder, Geoffrey O'Connor and Elana Stone.
Indie-folk favourites, the Pierce Brothers have returned from a super successful tour overseas, which included playing Lowlands Festival in The Netherlands. To celebrate their triumph, they've announced their biggest ever Australian tour that will visit metro cities and regional centres!
Following eight years of silence, cult post-rock outfit Jakob have just announced they will release their long-awaited album Sines on October 17 and that they will tour Australia this November.
On the back of the release of their latest album There Is Only Now, landmark hip-hop are set to return to Australia for a four-date tour which will see them perform in Canberra, Sydney, Perth, and Melbourne.