Author: Emily Mathison

Purple Sneakers announces tenth birthday celebration event as part of Vivid Sydney

May 23, 2016

As part of the forthcoming Vivid Sydney, Purple Sneakers have announced they will be throwing a huge party to celebrate their tenth birthday, which has been dubbed Ten Years Of Taste. Alongside FBi Radio and UNDR Ctrl, the birthday bash will be happening at The Lord Gladstone, with free entry all night (with RSVP) and […]

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Aussies Abroad: Hockey Dad announce huge North American headline tour

May 20, 2016

South Coast surf rockers Hockey Dad have released the video for their new single ‘So Tired’, along with some exciting international tour news. 2016 has already been a big year for the duo, from playing SXSW, signing to Brooklyn based record label Kanine Records and announcing their debut album Boronia, it is about to get even […]

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Aussies Abroad: D.D Dumbo announces 2016 UK/European tour dates

May 20, 2016

After keeping fairly quiet since the release of his self-titled EP two years ago, D.D Dumbo is back with a killer new single, ‘Satan’. Released alongside a video directed by Jim Elson, the Victorian musician has made a fresh, smooth, infectious return. Proving his credibility as an artist, Annie Mac gave ‘Satan’ a spin last […]

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60 Aboriginal and Torres Strait delegates prepare for the 12th annual Festival of Pacific Arts

May 20, 2016

Guam’s Pacific Festival of Arts is back for its 12th year, bringing with it a huge delegate line-up of 60 artists who will be representing Aboriginal and Torres Strait culture. To celebrate the annual event, a pre-departure celebration was held on the 19th of May at Sydney’s International Airport, which marked the first time all […]

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The Fawlty Towers – Live On Stage Australian production cast has been revealed

May 20, 2016

Ahead of the its premiere in Sydney on August 19, the first images of the Fawlty Towers – Live On Stage production have been released. A cast that has been hand-picked by Fawlty Towers’ creator John Cleese sees Blazey Best playing the role of Sybil, Syd Brisbane playing Manuel, Aimee Horne playing Holly, and finally, […]

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Tasmania’s Festival of Voices announces 2016 program

May 16, 2016

Tasmania’s Festival of Voices is returning for 2016, and will be bringing with it a huge program of singers and choirs. Taking place from July 30 – June 17, cities around Tasmania will be taken over by song, engaging visitors and locals to engage in thematic and performances that will be presented. The festival has […]

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Tigerair Australia introduces “MoveMe”, allowing ease of flight changes and transfers

May 13, 2016

Tigerair is proudly introducing MoveMe, a brand new feature that allows customers to change their flight at short notice. The convenient and affordable product now allows passengers who arrive early or late to the airport the chance to transfer onto a flight to the same destination for no additional fee, taking away some of the […]

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Sarah Kane’s Crave to open at Perth’s State Theatre Centre this June

May 13, 2016

WA Youth Theatre Company has revealed they will be presenting Sarah Kane‘s Crave, a stunning and poetic piece of literature revolving around need, violence and doubt. Originally debuted in 1988, the play takes place in an abstract world, focusing on four characters that are only identified as C, M, B and A. The production gives […]

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Cast revealed for Julie Andrew’s Sydney Opera House production of My Fair Lady

May 13, 2016

This August and September the Sydney Opera House will welcome Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady, where a classic take on the original 1956 production will come to life. Celebrating its 60th anniversary, the production has been in the making for the past seven years, with contributors aiming to recreate the classic play and re-introdude […]

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Dutch producer GANZ announces huge Australian tour

May 13, 2016

Dutch producer GANZ has dropped some big news for Australian fans today. In conjunction with the release of his new EP GAO, he has announced that he will be hitting the road for a massive headline tour this July. His solo tour will coincide with his previously announced apperance at Splendour In The Grass. GAO is GANZ’s […]

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Deftones announce national tour with Karnivool and Voyager for November

May 13, 2016

Californian rockers Deftones have announced their highly anticipated return to Australia, with a national tour scheduled for this November. They will be touring in support of their latest album, Gore, which was released on April 8 and has already seen them snag their first Australian number 1 for a record. The band is currently in […]

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Highlighting female talent, Brisbabes announce their fourth event featuring Georgia Mae and more

May 13, 2016

Bringing females to the front and supporting girl power within the music industry, Brisbabes is returning to The Foundry to deliver some killer female talent. Marking the fourth time this event has taken place, five acts will take the stage at the Brisbane venue this July. Headlined by dreamy pop artist Georgia Mae who was […]

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Irish folk singer Foy Vance set for national tour this September

May 13, 2016

In support of the release of his third studio album The Wild Swan, Foy Vance has announced details of a national Australian tour. Not the first time he has played down under, the Irish musician played shows around the country in December last year, where he toured alongside Ed Sheeran and Elton John. Shared worldwide […]

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Austin City Limits reveals 2016 line-up, featuring the likes of Radiohead, Drake and Kendrick Lamar

May 9, 2016

Back for its 15th year, Austin City Limits has revealed its 2016 event line-up. The Austin, Texas based music festival will be taking place over two weekends in September and October in Zilker Park, which last year saw the likes of the Foo Fighters, Drake, Tame Impala and Alt-J. Headlining the 2016 event will be Radiohead […]

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Cairns Indigenous Art Fair releases its 2016 program

May 6, 2016

After entertaining over 50,000 visitors last year, the Cairns Indigenous Art Fair has today announced this year’s program, along with the 2016 event app, presented by Artistic Director Janina Harding. The event encourages Indigenous artists to share their stories and is an ethical point of sale for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art. Running over […]

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Thelma Plum announces first Australian headline tour in over a year

May 6, 2016

After spending the past year in various studios and living rooms writing and recording material for her debut album, Thelma Plum has announced a headline Australian tour, where she will be giving fans a taste of what she has been working on. The last time Plum set off on a national headline tour was over […]

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Aaradhna announces Australian and New Zealand tour for this June

May 6, 2016

New Zealand born singer songwriter Aaradhna has announced an Australian and New Zealand tour for this June, where she will debut her new live band and perform tracks from her new album Brown Girl. Brown Girl, which is Aaradhna’s fourth album, was recorded live in Brooklyn and Los Angeles and was produced with Truth & […]

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The Sound of Music to play a season in Perth this September

May 6, 2016

It has been announced today by producers Andrew Lloyd Webber, David Ian, John Frost and the Really Useful Group that The Sound of Music will be heading to Perth later this year, rounding out a highly acclaimed national tour. This new tour of the classic play is led by the all star cast of Amy […]

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Philadelphia Grand Jury are hitting the road for their most interactive tour yet

May 6, 2016

Sydney trio Philadelphia Grand Jury are back with some tour news, and not just any ordinary tour news. Although they have been a little quiet of late, working on album number three, they have just announced the appropriately named So You Think You Can Philly Jays five date national tour, that gives fans the chance […]

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Mudgee Region heading to Pyrmont for 10 days of wine, food, and art (Sydney)

May 2, 2016

10 days of wine, food, and art from NSW’s Mudgee region will be coming to Pyrmont Festival this months in the renowned event’s sixth anniversary. From 13th to 22nd May, transporting all that’s great about the famed winemaking region and fitting it across the event, giving guests the chance to experience both the country charm […]

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Leon Bridges adds new Melbourne show to his east coast tour

April 29, 2016

After selling out the first Melbourne show of his upcoming tour within minutes of tickets being available, Leon Bridges has added a second Melbourne show for July 20 to his east-coast tour. The new addition will now see him taking the stage for one Sydney at the Enmore Theatre, and two shows at The Forum […]

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Delta Air Lines to launch Bombardier’s CS100 aircraft in 2018

April 29, 2016

Delta Air Lines have today announced that they will be the US launch customer for Bombardier’s new C series aircraft, the CS100, with 75 of the aircraft already on order. The introduction of the new planes, due in 2018, will allow the company to reshape and upgrade its narrow-body fleet – 130 of which are being […]

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Borneo announce east coast tour details for this June

April 29, 2016

Sydney five-piece Borneo have announced an east coast tour, which will see them play locations in Byron Bay and Queensland. Describing their sound as “disco influenced rainbow Rock’n’Roll”, their laid back yet infectious sound is not one that you want to miss, especially in a live setting. Their latest single “Eating Animals” gained the band […]

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The Desperettes are bringing A Lady’s Guide To The Art Of Being A Wingman to Melbourne this May

April 23, 2016

Can a woman be a wingman? The Desperettes, a cabaret trio from Melbourne, are here to show us how we can apply the art of being a “wingman” to the modern woman, bringing their production A Lady’s Guide To The Art Of Being A Wingman to Melbourne’s The Butterfly Club for a May run, bending […]

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A new multi-venue art biennale for Sydney to debut in 2017

April 22, 2016

Three of Sydney’s largest cultural institutions, The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Carriageworks and the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia are curating a new city-wide exhibition to showcase and support Australian art. Taking place over a six year period, The National: New Australian Art will present three editions in 2017, 2019 and 2021, connecting […]

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Pop up art gallery threeOclock will host A Girl’s Place exhibition, highlighting gender equality

April 22, 2016

Melbourne’s threeOclock gallery will become home to a new exhibition this Mother’s Day, dubbed A Girl’s Place. Developed and curated by artist Kim de Kretser, the pop up gallery features art and galleries that explore social and environmental themes through installation art, film and public speaking sessions. The powerful new exhibition will be based around stories […]

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Stanton Welch’s Romeo and Juliet is heading to Melbourne for an exclusive season

April 22, 2016

Joining The Australian Ballet‘s 2016 program is Stanton Welch‘s Romeo and Juliet, which will be presented by Houston Ballet. Debuting in Australia, and following a huge world premiere in 2015, this remake of the unmistakably beautiful love story will be coming to the Arts Centre Melbourne for an exclusive season performance. The Houston Ballet will be […]

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Iceland Airwaves festival adds 40 artists to growing line-up

April 22, 2016

Ahead of the Iceland Airwaves festival taking place in November this year, a huge 40 acts have now been added to the line-up, including Warpaint, Minor Victories, Kate Tempest, Samaris, Torres and Singapore Sling. They join previously announced artists including PJ Harvey, Julia Holter and múm with Kronos Quartet. The 2016 instalment will be the festival’s 16th […]

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The Events is making its Australian premiere at Belvior Street Theatre this May

April 17, 2016

A brilliant play that was highly commended at the 2013 Edinburgh Festival, The Events is now set to make it’s debut in Australia. The premiere will see Catherine McClements return to the Belvior Street stage, where she will be accompanied by Sydney’s community choirs to present a show intertwined with theatre and music. The Events has […]

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One woman play Blonde Poison premiering in Sydney & Melbourne .

April 11, 2016

After receiving a huge amount of support for its premier season in Sydney in 2015, Gail Louw’s one woman play Blonde Poison is heading to Melbourne for a strictly limited time in June. Starring previous Best Actress Nominee at the 2015 Sydney Theatre Awards, Belinda Giblin transforms into a character of strength and vast dimensions, […]

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