80s pop icon Belinda Carlisle played to a sold out Enmore Theatre last night. Carlisle performed all her hits spanning more than three decades including the hits from The Go-Go's to her solo career. She was supported by legendary Australian band 1927 who had the audience arriving early to see them play. Photos by Johnny Au
Hamish Watts and Ben Carroll of Applejack Hospitality, the folks behind two of the year’s stand-out small bars - Bondi Hardware and The Botanist - have expanded into the underrated suburb of Neutral Bay with SoCal, tucked away at the top of Young Street right off Military Road.
Songs That Made Me brings together four of Australia's finest female singer/songwriters in the one show. The concept was created by Katie Noonan with Abby Dobson, Angie Hart and Martha Marlow. The setlist contained songs that impacted the four women's lives and stories of their time in some of Australia's most successful bands. Photos by Johnny Au
Don’t lose heart,
Listen, even in sorrow,
Do not give in to sighs.
(An excerpt from “Don’t Lose Heart” by Toyo Shibata)
Foxtel has revamped their music offering for the summer and beyond with the highlight been the addition of the Smooth radio channel now available as a music channel on Foxtel. Alicia Keys (pictured above) and Rudimental member DJ Locksmith were the special guests who played at this invite only event. Special appearance by supermodel Naomi Campbell. Photos by Ashley Mar
When bubbly, blonde-haired twins John and Edward Grimes, known by their stage name Jedward, jump (quite literally) out on stage wearing blue sequin jackets and massive smiles, it's kind of impossible not to smile back.
Identical Irish twins Jedward played a fantastic 2.5 hour long pop set at the Enmore Theatre on Sunday. Gwendolyn Lee was there and brings us these photos from the pit.
The 2013 WARPED Tour stopped by Sydney on the weekend and brought out the punks, the hardcore heads and rock fans from every genre in between out to Barangaroo for a day of killer tunes. Mikki Gomez was there for the AU and brings you these snaps.
Daniel Bolt was down at the 2013 ARIA Awards and presents this gallery of this year's winners!
The Australian music industry's night of nights went down in Sydney last night, with the 2013 ARIA Awards drawing the crowds out to the Star Event Centre. Everyone from Alicia Keys to Flume dressed to impress - Daniel Bolt was on the black carpet to capture some snaps.
Triple J Unearthed is an indelible and unique asset of the Australian music scene; since its launch it has become a platform on which the abundance of talent in Australia can kick-start their careers, and it has allowed us - as music fans - to discover some truly incredible artists. As part of the official ARIA week, this music staple threw a party at Sydney’s Oxford Art Factory to celebrate three of the leading acts that have emerged from the website this year.
Photo taken at Big Sound in September 2013
Inertia got together some of their talent and put on Nothing Major at Oxford Art Factory for ARIA week.
At the end of each year all graduating students at the College of Fine Arts showcase their work in the COFA Annual. Like many graduate exhibitions it's a mixed bag of the very good and the not so good with the distance between scattered with the so-so.
For such a small person, Alison Wonderland commands a large space. Stationed between two giant, flashing cubes, she bounces behind the decks -emblazoned with AW- hands darting furiously around the mixer. Underneath her, around her, around everywhere, the beat pulses – loud... bone shatteringly loud. It’s about fifty minutes into her DJ set into her 1 hr 30 min set, and she’s showing no sign of slowing down. A bottle of vodka stands by her left elbow.
As part of his Believe Tour, Justin Bieber flew into Sydney to play a series of concerts at AllPhones Arena to his legions of screaming fans, supported by Australia's own Cody Simpson. Our photographer Jason Li was there to capture all the action!