Canberra's Super Best Friends have announced the release of their brand new single 'Out Tonight' and are celebrating with a tour.
In this Issue: Ross Wilson live at the Yarraville Club, Nils Frahm adds extra performance in Melbourne, Kinfolk have their debut show at Northcote Social Club, Dave Graney heads to the Northcote Social Club as well, and Tex Perkins returns to the Yarraville Club with the Dark Horses. Wolfpack are hitting the road with the release of their debut album, Stella Angelico releases new single at the Ding Dong Lounge, popular demand sees The Lemonheads add extra Melbourne show, Howler Bar hosts the new Juke Joint event, Hiatus Kaiyote for the International day of peace celebrations, and The Kin will be performing for peace and music on the 21st of September as well. Also, Andy Kentler has announced launch date for his new album, Sandi Thom performs at the Espy, and Thomas Hugh is set to play at Wesley Anne.
In this issue: Maxwell announces headline show in Sydney, Jimmy Barnes announces second Sydney show, Delta launches album at Newtown Hotel, The Valeries at Katoomba RSL Club, Holy Balm set for performance at Red Rattler, Blood Bank benefit gig for Mick Blood (Lime Spiders) at the Bald Faced Stag, A Night at the Rock Opera returns to NSW, The Fabergettes launch new single and Anja Nissen to guest star at Schools Spectacular!
Celebrating the release of his debut LP Daniel Lee Kendall is Dead, the very much alive Daniel Lee Kendall is set to perform a run of launch dates this November! Sticking to the east coast this time round, the singer songwriter is making a return to live stages for the first time in a long time for many. It's been two years since fans will have seen Kendall perform but have no fear, it's all about to change with this run of shows!
Brisbane's Dead Letter Circus have today announced that they will be embarking on a national tour this December! With their latest EP Stand Apart proving the band's talent and imaginative creativity once more, the DLC fan base have been revelling in recent stripped back and reimagined sets but now crowds around the country who had missed out on seeing the five piece now have their shot at seeing the band do what they do best! Dead Letter Circus will be bringing their high energy shows to all the major capitals, plus some regional venues, with Sydney's sleepmakeswaves along for the ride with their amazing Love of Cartography record in tow.
Beloved country music artist Kasey Chambers is taking backing up the three successful shows she's just played by announcing an extensive November/December tour for her new album Bittersweet! The album, which celebrates an impressive #2 ARIA Chart debut is Chambers' tenth, so that's something to celebrate in itself! Chambers is set to take endearing troubadour Kim Churchill on the road with her, so don't miss out on see these two take to a stage near you!
Stacey Pullen the techno legend from Detroit will return to Australia this October. His reputation as a producer has been elevated by becoming one of the world’s most in-demand DJs. His set promises to be a ‘best of’ all dance music through time. He plays the best of everything, with an emphasis on passion and innovation, meaning no two sets are alike.
With his debut album, In The Lonely Hour, drawing massive universal acclaim, British soul singer Sam Smith is certainly a hot name around the globe. With no signs of slowing down, the impossibly smooth singer-songwriter has now been confirmed to head down to Australia and New Zealand next year for an all-ages tour which will see him perform in every major city.
Legendary hip-hop group Cypress Hill will be bringing their renowned live show to Sydney and Melbourne this December. One World Entertainment have just announced that the seminal West Coast crew will be bringing their massive back catalogue of hits down under for what is bound to be something as unforgettable as the last time they were out here.
With his debut EP in the bag, Brisbane based rapper Jon is now looking forward to taking H22 on the road! He'll be bringing his new music through to Sydney, Melbourne, Byron Bay and Brisbane this October. For music fans interested taking in their hip-hop with a side of classic style and slick delivery, Jon is the guy for you - check him out at the following venues soon!
Neo-Soul festival Soulfest has long been shaping up to fill a void in Sydney which has never been filled before. From incomparable singer-songwriters like Maxwell, D' Angelo, and Anthony Hamilton, to hip hop stalwarts Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) and Common, the line-up for Soulfest is promising to deliver on the dreams of many (this writer's included). Bringing that many big names together is bound to up the demand for more intimate sideshows, and so Soulfest has decided to deliver several very exciting performances to multiple cities around Australia.
Broods have formed a fast and strong relationship with fans in Australia, really cementing their presence as a musical force through 2014. The New Zealanders have been touring relentlessly through the year and have continued to carve a successful and popular place for themselves with both commercial and indie music fans. This November, the Nott siblings will return - this time, with their debut album Evergreen - for a run of headline shows you won't want to miss!
Blekbala Mujik are one of the most iconic and influential Australian Aboriginal rock bands who first solidified their music with the message of reconciliation to their Australian audience in the 1990s. Their live shows incorporate contemporary as well as traditional, showcasing the latest pyro-technics accompanying ancient dance and dreamtime storytelling. Blekbala Mujik have toured internationally, taking Aboriginal culture and language to another audience where ‘world’ music was still a new concept.
Lord of Shepparton, Briggs, is continuing the positive momentum his new album Sheplife have been generating by announcing a huge run of tour dates for October and November! The record which has seen recent chart success, earning Briggs his first ARIA Top 20 Accredited album, has also struck a chord with the industry as well as fans. Brigg's followers have been marching to the beat of his drum for years now, but it's with Sheplife that the rapper has truly cemented his place in the Australian hip-hop industry as a force to be aware of.
So Frenchy So Chic in the Park is returning to Australia in 2015, bringing the magic of France and the manner of Paris to an impeccable summer’s day in Melbourne and Sydney, presented in association with Sydney Festival.