Attempting to fill the shoes of anyone in Queen is a difficult, and almost impossible task. Though for the official cover band, where members are chosen by Brian May and Roger Taylor, The Queen Extravaganza is injected with an aura of legitimacy in their quest to continue the Queen experience. How did they go when they played The Star Event Centre last week? Lachlan brings us this review.
In Australia to perform material from their albums The Traveling Kind and Grammy award winning Old Yellow Moon for the first time, country/Americana/folk luminaries Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell put on a show rich with their utterly mesmerising sound. Considering that the pair first met and started working together back in 1974, it is easy to see how such a history could lead to their evocative and rich collaborations today – also making for a show that was at once relaxed and of the highest quality.
It’s not everyday you get the opportunity to view acts that have been doing the live show thing longer than you’ve been alive. It’s not everyday you go to a show on Mother's Day. And it’s definitely not everyday you go to a show with your mum. But for me, the Human Nature headlined show ticked all of those aforementioned boxes.
With the release of their second album Smoke + Mirrors, the gents from Imagine Dragons returned to our shores for a very brief visit to give us a taste of their new songs live at an exclusive predominantly fan populated event at The Star Event Centre.
Bringing the iconic Illmatic album to Australia for the Sugar Mountain Festival, Nas delivered classic hip hop to the Tivoli in Brisbane. Andrew was there and caught some of the action for the AU
The live music program that comes to Sydney every year as part of Sydney Festival is among the most diverse schedules on the city's calender, and this year has been no exception. Rather than the very Jazz-heavy line up last year, there's a bit more focus on world music, and as such, a very special treat for lovers of spicy Brazilian music in the form of the highly regarded Seu Jorge.
After they won, the 2014 ARIA Awards winners headed backstage and we're snapped by our photographer Nathan Atkins with their new trophies. Check out Chet Faker, 5 Seconds of Summer, Neil Finn with Paul Kelly and more!
Nathan Atkins takes us to the red carpet of the 2014 ARIA Awards in Sydney, capturing all the nominees, presenters and performers. From One Direction to The Wiggles, Katy Perry to 5 Seconds of Summer, Peking Duk and Sheppard...
While they may have brought along Kylie tonight, take a look at who glimpsed the red carpet at the 50th Max Sessions featuring Coldplay last night in Sydney, including 360, Molly Meldrum, Katie Ritchie and many more...
Performing to a more intimate crowd than usual, Coldplay played at The Star Event Centre last night marking the 50th MAX Sessions. The special television event 50th MAX Sessions: Coldplay premieres exclusively on Foxtel's MAX channel Saturday August 9 at 7.30pm. Belinda Dipalo was there to bring you these photos.
UK superstars Coldplay have returned to Australia for the first time since 2012's massive Mylo Xyloto stadium tour, this time for a short promotional run following the release of follow-up LP Ghost Stories (out now), the widely acclaimed record that has become known as lead singer Chris Martin's break-up record. Indeed, it's a deeply personal album, following Martin's widely publicized "conscious uncoupling" with wife Gwyneth Paltrow.
Often labelled the 'Queen of Neo-Soul,' the incomparable Erykah Badu stands as a true luminary in the realms of hip-hop, R&B, soul, funk AND jazz. Her impact upon contemporary music is unquestionable to those who have explored her exceptional body of work, and she continues to demonstrate just why she is a muse to many around the world, from rappers like OutKast's Andre 3000 to designer brand Givenchy.
In this issue: Bin Juice launch new LP Furious George, New Zealand’s Shapeshifter heads to Sydney, second installment of 'No Good Monthly' is this February, Meg Mac plays first show of 2014, Troy Cassar-Daley and Adam Harvey to perform The Great Country Song Book at the Opera House, Phebe Starr launches new single "Tonight", 'Not Another Boat Party' – get onboard the sunset voyage on Sydney Harbour; Macklemore and Ryan Lewis announce Newcastle headline show, second performance announced for 'An Evening with Glen Hansard', Paul Anka to perform at The Star for one night only, Cassy and Mario Basanov to headline the 20th Agwa Yacht Club, Cull launch debut EP, Noisey announced first gig of 2014 at Goodgod and The Spirit perform first ever live shows.
Daniel Bolt was down at the 2013 ARIA Awards and presents this gallery of this year's winners!