World renowned dance concept Boiler Room will be returning to Sydney on Friday 27th February in a secret venue, delivering a line up of progressive acts in an intimate club environment. Headlining the night will be music maestro Steve Spacek, a man renowned for the legendary foundations he helped lay with the band Spacek, his acclaimed solo work, and his collaborations with the late, great J Dilla.
Well now this is pretty amazing. This May, USA groups The BellRays and Supersuckers are coming down under to bring us one hell of a sexy rock n roll experience. It's being dubbed as a "colossal showdown" and we'd expect no less from two of music's most electrifying groups. The tour will take them all the way from Queensland to Hobart.
German metal band Blind Guardian have announced an exclusive two-show tour in support of their tenth studio album Beyond the Red Mirror. The band will be performing two dates at both of the HiFi locations in Melbourne and Sydney on June 19 and 20, respectively.
With the event now only six weeks away, Byron Bay’s 26th Annual Bluesfest Blues and Roots Festival have just released the long awaited daily playing schedule, performance times and stages, and yet another list of artists appearing this year on their official website.
Whether you know her as Magic Dirt front woman or the firecracker herself, there’s no doubt Adalita is one incredible performer. Curbing off a whirlwind 2014 which resulted in her receiving an ARIA nomination for Best Female Artist and delivering a keynote speech at the annual AIR Awards, Adalita is kicking off 2015 with a residency at The Gasometer.
Sure to be one of the highlights of the 2015 Groovin The Moo festival tour, Hot Dub Time Machine has gone and one upped his game in announcing a string of headline dates to follow on from the tour itself! The tour will see Hot Dub Time Machine taking what's become a famous show through to Darwin, Hobart, Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne - the shows will sell out, we can bet on that.
Weather caused Dan Sultan to postpone his Melbourne Zoo show last weekend as part of the popular Zoo Twilights Series, with conditions getting so bad even some animals needing to be evacuated! The organisers are happy to announce today however, that his show has been rescheduled for March 4th.
Local Live at FBi, the new series backed by Jack Daniel's Future Legends, launches in the Sydney tomorrow evening, with three excellent headline performances scheduled for their upcoming events! The intimate shows to be held at the station's new in-house live to air performance space will feature Tkay Maidza, Cloud Control and George Maple in some state of the art facilities. More events are still to be announced but as far as first announcements go, these sessions are a pretty sweet way to kick things off, no?
Gay Paris make their return to the tour circuit this month, kicking off their 'Dark Arts Summer Tour' at the end of February for a short run of shows down the east coast. Known for putting on hectic live shows wherever they go, the band promises much of the same on these upcoming tour dates - so be prepared.
It's been a little while in between drinks but this September, Maroon 5 will be back in the country for a little party in Sydney and Melbourne. Tacking on some Australian dates to their world tour, the US band will bring their fifth album V through along with their swag of hits which have seen the band remain firmly planted within the upper ranks of commercial music charts around the world.
One of New York's most influential hardcore hip hop duos Mobb Deep are heading to Australia and New Zealand for the first time in almost a decade, and their coming here off the back of the 20th anniversary of their certified classic The Infamous. It's an album which has spawned timeless rap anthems like "Shook Ones II" and "Survival of the Fittest" as well as gone on to be mentioned in the same league as Ready to Die, Illmatic, and Reasonable Doubt in every serious classic hip hop album discussion worldwide.
Sydney based Elizabeth Rose is curating a short series of late night discotheques with appearances in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane across late March and the Easter Long Weekend. Boasting hand picked local and emerging DJ talent as support, each party will culminate in a midnight set from Rose who will feature favourites from EP releases and unheard forthcoming material. With the best in dark house, trip hip, minimal techno and UK Garage this is not to be missed.
Known for their bold, brash but ultimately engaging music, punk band A Wilhelm Scream put on one hell of a live show! They’ve appeared at big name festivals such as Soundwave and Hits and Pits but now it’s time for A Wilhelm Scream to embark on their own tour, visiting five locations. Heavy riffs and unapologetic honesty is what you can expect from these boys when they tour in April and May.
After an unfortunate hiatus, Loon Lake are back with the ever-so-catchy ‘Surfin’ and a wave of new confidence. Inspired by the band’s want to get back to their carefree roots, the single is a thrashing party number inspired by a bunch of mates hanging out and jamming to music they love. And one thing’s for sure, this is one infectiously catchy song. To top it all off Loon Lake are performing two intimate shows this March to launch Surfin, at Melbourne’s Shebeen and Sydney’s Brighton Up Bar.
Indie Pop four-piece Day Ravies will be hitting the road in celebration of their latest release "Hickford Whizz". Starting in March and continuing into April, the tour will hit five capital cities – Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, Sydney and Canberra. This is the next single to be released from the band’s sophomore LP and showcases what Day Ravies do best. "Hickford Whizz" is a high energy number with blazing 60’s rock that is sure to get you pumped for the tour!