Recently added to the WOMAD line ups in both Adelaide and New Zealand, Brooklyn/Tel Aviv group Balkan Beat Box have now added some headline shows to their trip, slated for Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne! Hailing from Israel but now based in New York, the trio have been crafting an insatiable fusion of Mediterranean-influenced electronica.
The Griswolds aren't known for half-assing things, especially their live shows, so when we found out that they're partnering up with Jack Daniel's and their Future Legends series for one hell of a Sydney party, we weren't surprised. But then we found out this party required a small bunch of their friends to party down with them on a boat cruising along the Sydney Harbour, not to mention the list of some talented musos set to join them...well in the words of Liz Lemon, we wanted to go to there.
Guitar virtuoso and Australian tour lover Gary Clark J has announced his return to Aussie shores next April! Only coming back for a short run, Gary Clark Jr will no doubt have the masses coming out for his infectious and ridiculously musical headline dates alongside his already announced Bluesfest appearance in Byron Bay. These tickets will sell quickly, so our advice is to jump on them - they're on sale now!
Trout Fishing is Forever Son’s debut EP that reads like a diary and explores a subconscious that is obsessed with escapism and daydreaming. Forever Son has announced shows in Melbourne and Geelong to celebrate the release of his EP.
The enigmatic and just stunning FKA twigs is set to perform two exclusive headline shows when she is in the country next year for the Laneway Festival! Recently making waves off the back of her debut US television performance on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, the British artist is continuing to cause conversation and garner acclaim for her music. Her album LP1, currently released through Young Turks/Remote Control, is one of our favourites and we can't wait to see what twigs brings with this Australian tour in 2015!
In April, Mineral announced a very limited tour of the US and fans around the world waited with baited breath hoping for more. Now, they have announced that they will make their way to Australia for the first time ever for three intimate shows in February 2015.
World renowned Japanese all girl band Shonen Knife released their 19th album Overdrive earlier this year and have just announced that they will bring their tour to Australia in January.
Hot off the back of an impressive 7 WA Music Awards nominations, including ‘Best Live Act’ and ‘Best Album’, Perth locals, Timothy Nelson & The Infidels have released their new single, ‘All The People’, announced that their new album, Terror Terror, Hide It Hide It will be released on November 14 and revealed that they will tour in November and January.
Paul Kelly has turned his love for Soul and Gospel music into an entire album. To accompany the release of The Merri Soul Sessions recordings, Paul will be touring in January 2015.
Neneh Cherry has just announced her first ever Australian and New Zealand tour for next March. She is touring in support of her 4th solo album Blank Project which was released in February 2014 to a chorus of praise for her creative reinvention.
Baroque Pop singer/bassist/songwriter, Julia Rose, has released a new single 'Come What May', in anticipation for her upcoming album, due for release in 2015. To support the new single, Julia Rose has announced shows for Mullumbimby, Brisbane and Canberra.
Off the back of an East Coast tour, Sydney based Alternative outfit Draw have released their debut EP Wave Rider Blues and announced more shows for Sydney and Brisbane.
Lunatics on Pogosticks have just announced they will play Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne shows in January. Their latest single, "Cappuccino", which was produced exclusively by front man Calum Newton, sees them return to their DIY roots.
Melbourne Rock n' Rollers The Solicitors have announced they are going on tour this month in support of their debut LP Blank Check.
DJ, producer, cartoonist and occasional tea drinker, Andy Carthy aka Mr Scruff has announced an Australian tour for February.