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FESTIVAL NEWS

Dash Berlin announced for Marquee Sydney's Stereosonic after party

EDM icon and Stereosonic act Dash Berlin has confirmed to play Marquee Sydney’s Stereosonic after-party this Saturday 29th November, following the two-day festival's first day. Marquee Sydney is host to some of the world's most notable DJ's and producers, and is offering all Stereosonic ticket holders the chance to party on well into the AM after day one of the electronic dance festival concludes.

Rock superstar Lenny Kravitz will headline day one of Bluesfest 2015!

With a panoply of hit records under his belt, soulful musician Lenny Kravitz has confirmed to be headlining the opening night of Bluefest 2015 in conjunction with the release of his new album, Strut. Bringing with him a full band, the renowned artist will have 16 people on stage with him, giving his body of work the full-bodied sound it deserves.

Soundwave Festival 2015 adds 15 bands in second lineup announcement

It's been a big wait for the lineup for next year's Soundwave Festival to be augmented with a second lineup, but we need not wait any longer. Today, the festival's promoters have unveiled both the second lineup of 15 bands, and plans for a third lineup announcement "before christmas".

Bondi's Icebergs announces music line-up for NYD party

Summer is only days away which means New Years isn’t that much further. Bondi beach is set to be hot in more ways than one this New Years; Icebergs have just announced their lineup of local and international talent for the annual party event, Iceberg’s New Year’s Day. Bag Raiders, Poolside (US), Sneaky Sound System, Nicky Night Time and more will transform Sydney’s favourite two-hat restaurant into the ultimate party destination.

Falls Festival celebrate the State Tourism Awards with line-up additions in The Rubens and CW Stoneking!

To celebrate the achievements on the tourism awards front, Falls Music & Arts Festival have added a bonus two acts to the already extensive line-up. Adding to the panoply of an already impressive showcase of artists, Aussie music heavyweights The Rubens and C.W. Stoneking will be performing alongside the fellow acts by the laid back coastal locations.

Rubber Records announces 25th Anniversary shows!

To celebrate Rubber Records 25th anniversary, there will be a series of one-off shows taking place featuring a long list of artists from the label. Throughout the month of December there will be a series of artists playing 18+ shows across in some of the most renowned small live music venues in Victoria.

First major round of artists announced for The National Folk Festival!

The National Folk Festival is Australia’s premier folk festival event which celebrates the world of folk music and art. For FIVE days, Exhibition Park in Canberra becomes another world for each and every festivalgoer – a magical place filled with colour and sound, where talents can be nurtured and artistic dreams realised. The first major round of artists’ announcements for the 2015 National Folk Festival has been announced and it’s a fabulous range of international and national acts to grace the 18 venues at Exhibition Park in April to celebrate Easter in the National Capital!

FKA twigs announces second Laneway Festival sideshow dates!

The 26-year-old songstress FKA twigs, who's been in the news for more than just her amazing musicality recently, will be looking to spend some more time performing in Australia when she's here for the Laneway Festival! The British artist has now announced two new headline shows for Sydney and Melbourne due to overwhelming demand and we're not holding our breath on tix to these shows hanging around! Her mesmerising show, which she is bringing to Australia for the very first time is set to be a visceral treat!

The Wolfe Brothers bring their Aussie tour to the 2015 Tamworth Country Music Festival!

Country rockers The Wolfe Brothers have experienced an incredible year in 2014. With the release of their second long-player Nothin’ But Trouble, their music has been searing up the charts and winning them a new legion of fans. The album burst onto the ARIA Country Chart at #2 and new release, "That Kinda Night"smashed into the #1 spot on both country radio and the CMC video charts.

Knife Party join the Future Music Festival tour, scrapping December 2014 dates in favour of the national festival tour.

Knife Party have been added to the 2015 Future Music Festival tour in a move that has seen the Perth natives now having to scrap their originally scheduled December headline tour. The duo will play alongside the likes of Drake and Avicii on the Future Music main stage, showcasing their acclaimed debut record, Abandon Ship.

Julian Casablancas + The Voidz announce headline Sydney & Melbourne shows!

Sydney and Melbourne Julian Casablancas fans can start their weeks off on a good note, with news that The Strokes' frontman is bringing his new band The Voidz through to both cities for some special headline shows alongside their Falls Festival and Southbound Festival appearances! Whenever Casablancas has performed in Australia, whether it be with The Strokes or with his solo material, he's enjoyed a hugely positive response, so we're expecting this tour to follow suit, especially as it'll be the first time Australians will be seeing The Voidz live.

Kasey Chambers and Paul Kelly to headline Toyota Country Music Festival Tamworth 2015

The organisers of the Tamworth Toyota Country Music Festival have announced the lineup for the 2015 festival which kicks off on January 16th and wraps up on 25th January. Australia's own Kasey Chambers and Paul Kelly, among many other noteworthy artists, will be performing along side America's multi-Grammy award winner Kenny Rogers.

Falls Festival announce two replacements for Royksopp and Robyn

It has been announced today that Falls Festival has expanded their line-up by including Aussie champs Empire of the Sun and electro-pop princess La Roux, who will both be stepping into the festival now that Robyn and Royksopp will no longer be a part of the line up.

Country music is back in Thredbo for the 2015 Snowy Mountains Country Music Festival

Thredbo will be hosting the 2015 Snowy Mountains Country Music Festival on March 21st with a line up including Adam Brand, The McClymonts, Morgan Evans, and The Sunny Cowgirls, among many more. This venue is host of a year-round resort which includes accommodation, restaurants, bars and retail stores for festival-goers to use a short distance from the festival itself.

Clockenflap Hong Kong reveals full festival line up with Jagwar Ma, Jess Ribeiro and Monsieur Graz set to play!

The full festival line up for the Clockenflap festival in Hong Kong has been released, with three Aussies included on the impressive bill of artists! Joining the likes of The Flaming Lips, Travis and Mogwai will be Jagwar Ma, Jess Ribeiro and Monsieur Graz.