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Hottest 100 parties announced around Australia for 2012.

Like the rest of the country, we at the AU review cannot wait for Australia Day and with it comes the Triple J Hottest 100 countdown. Now that Hottest 100 is closed, venues around the country are announcing special parties to coincide with the announcements on Australia Day. With so many events going down on the day it's hard to decide which place to go and what to do. Not to fear though, for the AU review has taken the liberty in providing you with the highights from around the nation to celebrate the largest music poll in the world.

Jebediah and more added to the New Years Eve party at the Espy in Melbourne.


If you haven't yet visited The Espy for their infamous New Year's Eve celebrations, this year is as good a time as any!

The second round announcement sees Jebediah, Money For Rope, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Numbers Radio, Jackson Firebird, Kingswood and Royston Vasie jumping on board for new year festivities at The Espy.

They join Paul Dempsey, Big Scary, Stonefield, Barbarion, Violent Soho, Split Seconds and Fangs in an epic night that promises not to disappoint.

Insert Coin(s) returns for round two to the Oxford Art Factory in Sydney.

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After the runaway success of the launch event in September, the Insert Coin(s) team is proud to announce Insert Coin(s): Level 2 on November 10 at Oxford Art Factory!

The new event series pays tribute to old school arcades, bringing together games, music and art – as well as geek culture and fashion – in a venue that is already known for setting the trends in these spaces.

More acts added to GoodGod Smash Hits on October 1st, as part of their birthday celebrations

If you thought our bumper birthday line up was already massive, well think again! We are very excited to announce some new recruits to the party. Joining the bill for Saturday October 1st will be:


Sydney's The Standard announce shows with Custard, Bluejuice and the Changing Lanes Afterparty

We’re crowning our creative digs with an exclusive performance by Pajama Club featuring Neil and Sharon Finn at The Standard’s official industry launch on Tuesday 13 September, and now Surry Hills’ newest all purpose performance space is pleased to announce the eclectic line-up of artists playing in September.

The Standard to re-open in Sydney as a mid-sized all purpose performance art space

Bourke Street’s iconic Kinselas – overlooking Sydney’s creative heartland, will once again redefine Sydney’s cultural landscape, when Level 3 is transformed into The Standard – Sydney’s premier mid-sized all purpose performance art space.

The Black Bear Lodge officially opens its doors in Brisbane, replacing The Troubadour

Black Bear Lodge is holding it's official opening event and live music launch on the 12th, 13th and 14th of August and have called on a little help from their friends to celebrate the event.

GB3 to launch How Do You Glow single tomorrow night at a one-off exclusive show at the East Brunswick Club.

GB3 – the collaborative musical project from Underground Lovers’ Glenn Bennie – announce a new single ‘How Do You Glow?’ on June 4 from the acclaimed album Damaged/Controlled, and will launch the single at an exclusive June 10 live show at The East Brunswick Club in Melbourne.

The digital single will also feature an alternate mix of ‘How Do You Glow?’ and a remix of the album title track ‘Damaged/Controlled’.

Beach Road Bondi gets a newfree Friday night event courtesy of Niche Productions: Movement

It is with great pleasure that Niche Productions, the promoters behind Days Like This! Festival and 2011 shows with Aloe Blacc, Benji B, Roska, Digital Mystikz, Calibre, De La Soul, Mayer Hawthorne and more, presents its first weekly venue booking arrangement.

Perth's Rosemount Hotel announces its annual NYE Fiesta lineup

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The Rosemount Hotel's New Years Eve Fiesta returns again this year to ring in 2011! Friday, December 31 sees one of Perth's premier venues host a killer line-up of Perth's biggest and best for the ultimate NYE party for live music fans, that won’t hurt the wallet  much, either!

The Punters Club Reunion Shows Announced at The Corner Hotel this November



The Rosemount Hotel announces A Not So Silent Night lineup

The Rosemount Hotel is proud to announce its annual A Not So Silent Night Christmas party, presented by Xpress Magazine, will be happening again this summer, taking over two stages inside and outside on Saturday December 11.
The demand from acts to play the event has been bigger than ever, and has come from all around the country, leading to the most ‘national’ bill in the show’s history.

Vinyl Bar to host fortnightly Nanna Nights

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Gosh! It’s the bane of musicians everywhere! How do you get punters to come to your mid-week shows? All the excuses in the world are thrown about: “It’s a school night”, I’ve got work tomorrow”, “I was planning on washing my hair” and “I’m just having a quiet one with some DVDs”.