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Photo Gallery: Stumps + Raave Tapes + The Tullamarines + Grxce – Factory Theatre, Sydney (20.04.24)

Stumps on their Australian tour dropped into the Factory Theatre in Sydney and played to an enthusiastic crowd, showcasing their latest album Arcadia plus all their hits. Supported by some amazing Australian artists, Raave Tapes, The Tullamarines and Grxce. Pete Dovgan was there to capture the action.

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Photo Gallery: Incubus and +Live+ – Hordern Pavilion, Sydney (10.04.24)

Iconic rock bands from the USA Incubus and Live co-headlined Sydney’s Hordern Pavilion tonight. Playing all their hits, the fans rocked out enjoying an incredible night of live music. Pete Dovgan was there to capture the night.  

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Chris Isaak shines at A Day on the Green – Peter Lehmann Winery (07.04.24)

This year, the South Australian leg of The Day on the Green tour was held at Peter Lehmann Winery in Tanunda in the Barossa Valley. The setting is a grassed clearing in a heavily wooded area, with good views of the stage from anywhere on the grass. Those seated close to the stage had an intimate…

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Holy Holy kick off their Cellophane tour at Hindley Street Music Hall in style (05.04.24)

It was probably unfortunate timing to start an Australian tour in Adelaide on the Gather Round weekend, as it seems everyone’s attention was on the football. However, times like this weeds out the true fans, who gathered at the Hindley Street Music Hall to hear Holy Holy play their latest album Cellophane. Gumbaynggirr rapper Tasman…

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Photo Gallery: Fanny Lumsden and the Prawn Stars – Deaf Institute, Manchester (04.04.24)

Fanny Lumsden is currently touring the UK with her band, The Prawn Stars.  We caught their second show of the tour, at the Deaf Institute in Manchester. The room was packed, it was high-energy and they’ve kicked off the tour with a bang. They are playing in Cardiff tonight, Bristol on the 7th before heading…

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Photo Gallery: The Beasts – Metro Theatre, Sydney (05.04.24)

The Beasts return after last years 40th anniversary reformation of The Beasts of Bourbon to play Sydney’s Metro Theatre with the legendary line-up of Tex Perkins, James A Baker, Boris Sudjovic, Kim Salmon and Charlie Owen. Tex and the boys totally blew the house down. Pete Dovgan was there to capture the show.

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Photo Gallery: James Bay + Merpire – Enmore Theatre, Sydney (12.04.24)

UK singer-songwriter James Bay returned to Australia and Sydney to play a packed out Enmore Theatre. The adoring fans were treated to Bay’s classic soul rock gold hit “Hold Back The River”, the triple platinum “Let It Go” plus a whole lot more. Support on the evening came from the very talented Merpire. Pete Dovgan…

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Photo Gallery: Black Country, New Road – Forum, Melbourne (08.03.24)

Londoners Black Country, New Road made their way to Melbourne ahead of their Golden Plains Festival debut on the weekend. After a full year touring the globe in 2023, the six-piece celebrated with the Forum punters in the wake of their latest LP release Live at Bush Hall. The night had a stunning emotional underbelly, even with…

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Photo Gallery: Katy Steele + Caroline & Claude – The Great Club, Sydney (09.03.24)

Katy Steele brought her Broken tour to The Great Club in Sydney last night. It was an appreciative audience, where Katy played stripped-back versions of many tracks from her recent solo album, Big Star, her 2016 solo release, Human, and of course, her most recent single, “Broken”. For Little Birdy fans, there were also some treats,…

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Photo Gallery: Black Country, New Road – Sydney Opera House Concert Hall (07.03.24)

Black Country, New Road on their debut Australian tour played the Sydney Opera House. Fans were left mesmerised by the amazing talents of all six members whom were a perfect fit for the sold out iconic Sydney Opera House with their eclectic art-rock sound. Pete Dovgan brings you the images.

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Photo Gallery: Sampha – Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne (01.03.24)

UK Multi-disciplinary vocalist Sampha touched down in Melbourne for a beautiful night of music at Margaret Court Arena. The venue was transformed into an intimate theatre-like performance, with seated General Admission and reduced numbers. The evening was one for the books with Sampha captivating the crowd with his humbleness and stunning vocals. In celebration of…

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Photo Gallery: PWEI + Jesus Jones – Manning Bar, Sydney University (01.03.24)

PWEI (Pop Will Eat Itself) returned to Sydney in magnificent form playing their rap-rock indie anthems and were supported by fellow Brits and equally brilliant Jesus Jones at a very sweaty and humid Sydney Uni Manning Bar. Pete Dovgan brings you the action.

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Photo Gallery: The National + Fleet Foxes + Annie Hamilton – ICC Sydney Theatre (01.03.24)

The National have returned to Australia for the the first time since 2018, and last night played at the ICC Sydney Theatre, the first of two shows. It was an incredible gig, with leadsinger Matt Berninger as always stalking and prowling the stage as he brings the tunes alive. You had to feel sorry for…

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Photo Gallery: Wednesday + MJ Lenderman and the Wind – Factory Theatre, Sydney (29.02.24)

Wednesday are Karly Hartzman (guitar/vocals), with MJ Lenderman (guitar), Xandy Chelmis (lap/pedal steel), Ethan Baechtold (bass) and Alan Miller (drums) they are all the way from North Carolina USA. Think shoegaze, indie rock combined with alt country and we are on a winner. Check out one of the great indie albums released 2023 Rat Saw…

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Photo Gallery: CVLTFEST – Eaton’s Hill Hotel, Brisbane (24.02.24)

CVLTFEST… Alpha Wolf‘s very own festival in Brisbane’s northern suburbs blew the doors off the Eaton’s Hill Hotel on a steamy hot late February Saturday afternoon. With a hugely anticipated lineup with a mix of local and international acts, it was a day that built momentum and intensity as band after band took the crowd…

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Photo Gallery: Dinosaur Jr – Enmore Theatre , Sydney (21.02.24)

Dinosaur Jr the American alternative rock legends celebrating 30 years of Where You Been album tour with their original lineup J.Masics (guitar vocals), Lou Barlow (bass vocals) and drummer Murph played to a raucous sold out Enmore Theatre. From the get go Where You Been was played in chronological order with a few classics thrown…

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Photo Gallery: St Kilda Festival – Melbourne (18.02.24)

St Kilda Festival had another glorious year putting on the largest community festival in Australia, showcasing a great selection of local and national acts. Closed to cars for the occasion, the huge site boasts 8 stages for a whole day of family fun and music, with the sun beating down all day against the coastal boardwalk…

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Photo Gallery: Laneway Festival – Melbourne (10.02.24)

Laneway Melbourne delivered yet again another fantastic stop on the national festival tour. The sun shone down as Flemington Racecourse Park packed out with punters eager to catch the star-studded lineup for the 2024 instalment. The five stages were slotted with back-to-back fantastic acts, with great performances by Paris Texas, Faye Webster and Blondshell. Skin…

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Adelaide Laneway Festival turns up the heat

Despite many recent festivals being scaled back or cancelled altogether, Laneway Festival bounced back into Adelaide on Friday, 9th Feb, as big and bold as ever. Having outgrown the city laneways several years ago, then Hart’s Mill in Port Adelaide, the venue is now Bonython Park in the western city parklands. A glorious sunny day…

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Photo Gallery: Paul Weller – Sydney Opera House (09.02.24)

Legendary English singer-songwriter Paul Weller referred to as the Mod Father from his period with 19070s/1980s mod band The Jam, new wave soul band The Style Council and a huge solo career, played the first night of three sold out gigs at the iconic Sydney Opera House for his only performances in Australia. Pete Dovgan…

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Photo Gallery: Texas + Sarah Levins – Enmore Theatre, Sydney (01.02.24)

Glaswegian rock band Texas played a special 35th anniversary show at Sydney’s Enmore Theatre supported beautifully by local Australian artist Sarah Levins. The very chatty and animated vocalist Sharleen Spiteri from the get go had everyone out of their seats and dancing to the classic Texas songs from the 1990s including the smash hit “I…

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Photo Gallery: Lord Huron – The Tivoli, Brisbane (24.01.24)

Over their last two ethereal records – Strange Trails and Long Lost – Lord Huron have now fully realised their unique blend of Americana, with a more than subtle nod to Roy Orbison and the Phil Spector approach to production. The band’s sold out show at The Tivoli was an absolute treat for long waiting fans…

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Photo Gallery: Noah Kahan – Red Hill Auditorium, Perth (27.01.24)

  Vermont folk rocker Noah Kahan blew the roof off Red Hill Auditorium on Saturday. The sold-out show was a mix of tenderness and honest emotion from the proclaimed ‘Folk Malone’ who rose to recent fame with handfuls of stunning tracks. With help from Tik-Tok virality, Kahan has gained critical success from his latest album Stick…

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Photo Gallery: Bruno Major – The Rechabite, Perth (22.01.24)

Bruno Major wrapped up his world tour in Perth, celebrating the release of his third studio album, Columbo. The Rechabite was at a standstill for an incredible night of soulful music and laughs with the eager crowd tightly squeezed into the city venue. Bruno Major Setlist The Show Must Go On Like Someone in Love Fair-Weather Friend Wouldn’t…

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Photo Gallery: The Teskey Brothers – Red Hill Auditorium, Perth (12.01.24)

Blues rockers The Teskey Brothers braved a summer lightning storm to grace Red Hill Auditorium on Friday. Celebrating the release of The Winding Way album, the 13-date tour stopped off in the stunning hillside just outside of Perth. With a dramatic backdrop of clouds and thunder, the heartfelt crooners swooned the audience easily in the…

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Photo Gallery: Declan McKenna – The Astor Theatre, Perth (08.01.24)

Declan McKenna packed out Perth’s Astor Theatre on Monday, the conclusive show of his first-ever Australian tour. The set list was a mix of chart-toppers that earned him initial success in 2017 and new singles from his forthcoming album What Happened to the Beach?. The band brought an explosive energy throughout the set, with McKenna aptly…

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Photo Gallery: Wildlands Festival – Ellis Park, Adelaide (07.01.24)

Despite threatening thunderstorms in the morning, it all heated up for Wildlands Festival in Adelaide on Sunday afternoon. Set in the parklands near the Adelaide High School, it was an easy venue for the predominantly young crowd to access. A large tent in the centre of the grounds provided shade, with the single main stage…

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Photo Gallery: Wildlands Festival – Perth, Western Australia (06.01.24)

Wildlands returned to Perth on the second-last stop of the Aus-wide festival tour. It was nothing short of a classic Western Australian summer day, with temperatures reaching a blistering 35C. Despite the heat, punters packed out Claremont Showgrounds and the lineup more than delivered, with a focus on hip-hop and electronica bringing international acts and…

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Photo Gallery: Alvvays – The Forum, Melbourne (12.12.23)

Fresh off the Meredith Music Festival stage, indie darlings Alvvays played a packed-out Forum in Melbourne on Tuesday. The Canadians spent the night rattling off tracks from their glorious catalogue, spanning a humble twelve years. Eloise Coomber was there behind the lens.

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Photo Gallery: Meredith Music Festival – Meredith, Victoria (08-10.12.23)

Seasons change, sometimes four times in a day. Meredith Music Festival’s 2024 serving was a wet one, with a predicted steady rainfall of 20mm over the weekend. Despite the drizzle and cold, some 13,000 revellers met within the Sup, creating a weekend of joy and community. With heavy-hitting headliners such as Caroline Polachek and Kraftwerk,…

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