In this issue: Mayhem and Watain announce national support, Pete Murray adds more dates to Feeler tour, Lionel Richie and John Farnham announce 2nd show in Melbourne, Dolly Parton announces 2nd and final shows, Mac DeMarco venue change in Sydney, Sunnyboys announce second show in Melbourne, James Blunt adds second Sydney show to tour, Vancouver Sleep Clinic support London Grammar for Falls Sideshows, Second show announced for The Whitlams and Josh Pyke, Gossling joins James Vincent McMorrow for Falls Sideshows, Kylesa Tour Postponed to March/April 2014, The War on Drugs announce supports, Sydney Opera House announces second and final Bonobo show, Thirty Seconds to Mars help out The Rolling Stones.
Kicking off his Australian tour tomorrow in Melbourne, the sound of cameras was fierce as Jon Bon Jovi entered the Crown Casino and held a press conference to celebrate the seven date stadium tour. He remarked a simple "Hey Folks" as he and the band stood for photos and answered questions from Australia's media. There are also hugs and... threesomes? Some of the highlights from the conference are below with photos and audio from the full event.
Skid Row and Ugly Kid Joe are bringing their co-headline tour to Australia in 2014. The band are currently touring across Europe and have had a successful tour throughout the UK.
Grammy and ARIA award winning Keith Urban has announced a national tour in June 2014, titled Light The Fuse Tour Australia.
Australian singer and songwriter Kim Churchill is returning home this January for a run of East Coast dates. The tour will be in support of his new single "Window to the Sky". Kim Churchill's highly anticipated fourth studio album is due for release in Australia mid 2014.
January 2014 will see old friends reunite when New York natives Baktrack return to Australia two years after their debut visit. The tour will see Backtrack launch their second full length album Lost In Life.
Due to the overwhelming success of their first ever tour of Australia in 2012, The English Beat, led by Dave Wakeling and his all-star posse, are coming back in 2014!
Electronic due The Presets will join together with Richard Tognetti and the Australian Chamber Orchestra for a tour of genre-bending concerts around Australia in 2014.
Multi-award winning Canadian jazz artist Diana Krall is bringing her extensive songbook to Australia for a very special set of concerts this February.
Californian rock band Doobie Brothers will be returning to Australia this Easter. A worldwide favourite of the 1970s, founding members Tom Johnston and Pat Simmons, along with John McFee will be performing as an eight piece band with Tony Pia, Ed Toth, John Cowan, Marc Russo and Guy Allison.
South African group Mango Groove has announced their long awaited return to Australia and their inaugural visit to New Zealand! The group formed in 1984, have sold over one million albums, had 12 number one hits and won every conceivable award on offer in South Africa. Performance highlights include Freddy Mercury Tribute telecast and Nelson Mandela's presidential inauguration.
British particle physicist Professor Brian Cox will be returning to Australia in 2014 in a stage presentation titled 'Brian Cox - Making Sense of the Cosmos.'
After erupting back onto the scene with his new soul-rock release Under Your Skin, Dan Sultan and his band have announced a capital city tour for February and March 2014!
Jason Isbell will be returning to Australia in 2014, but for the first time will have his full band in tow.
Bag Raiders are returning to Australia, and have just announced tour dates for this Summer. The tour is a welcome home for house-loving DJs Chris Stacey and Jack Glass.