Leon Bridges

Splendour Interview: Meg Mac (AUS) on her SITG surprises, Hope and collaborating

July 21, 2019

Meg Mac drew one of the largest crowds to the G.W. McLennan tent at Splendour In The Grass: Day One (check out our review: HERE) Dressed in all-white with her now iconic wide-brimmed hat, her sun-down performance echoed around the festival as she played her tracks from the early days to now. We got the chance […]

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Live Review: Leon Bridges proves to the Sydney crowd once and for all he’s a Good Thing

January 18, 2019

Leon Bridges is a man constantly wanting to change things up. Whether it be the generation of fans he’s aiming his music at, or the type of music he’s playing, the Fort Worth musician is all about taking things down a slightly different path and hoping you come along for the ride. Returning to Sydney […]

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Music Video of the Day: Leon Bridges “Bad Bad News” (2018)

March 27, 2018

Leon Bridges is currently in Australia, touring the east coast ahead of a highly anticipated Bluesfest appearance over the Easter Weekend and man, are we glad to have this Texan back down our way. With a new album – GOOD THING – on its way this May, Bridges has continued to get us hyped with the release […]

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Leon Bridges plots Australian return with March dates

February 14, 2018

Today added to the 2018 Bluesfest line up, one of our favourite artists – Leon Bridges – has also announced two select sideshows for this next trip to Australia. We first met Bridges out at the Falls Festival back in 2016, before the Texan Grammy nominee returned for Splendour in the Grass that year, bringing his acclaimed […]

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Harry Styles recruits Warpaint, Leon Bridges & Kacey Musgraves for World Tour – who will he bring to Australia?

June 9, 2017

This morning, Harry Styles unveiled world tour dates for 2018, no doubt meaning that many a-credit card are going to be slammed once those tickets come on sale. Australian fans woke up to the good news that yes, Styles will be returning Down Under (block April out) but what has also caught attention is the eclectic […]

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Single of the Day: Nick Waterhouse ft. Leon Bridges “Katchi” (2016)

September 5, 2016

Nick Waterhouse and Leon Bridges. A match made in heaven, I say. The two recently linked up for a tune on Waterhouse’s third album Never Twice, the final result presenting itself in the form of “Katchi”. What is ‘katchi’? The music, with its cheeky swaggering approach and the lyric “She give me katchi, all night long…” would probably lead you to make […]

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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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James Blake, At The Drive-In, Jake Bugg & more announce Splendour sideshows!

April 21, 2016

Splendour in the Grass fans who missed out on tickets yesterday (gathering that was many of you…) now have a second chance to grab tickets to see their favourite Byron Bay bound festival acts, with the first round of official sideshows being announced! The likes of James Blake, At The Drive-In, Jack Garratt and Jake Bugg join the list […]

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Splendour line up drops; The Strokes, The Cure & The Avalanches lead 2016 bill!

April 12, 2016

Well, god damn. After weeks of speculation, triple j today announced the line up for the 2016 Splendour in the Grass festival and it is huge. Headlining the Byron Bay event this July 22nd – July 24th at The Strokes, while rumoured headliners The Cure have also been confirmed. The Avalanches, who sparked excitement yesterday with updates to their social media channels, […]

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Leon Bridges on the success of Coming Home & his plans for 2016!

January 7, 2016

Leon Bridges‘ debut run of Australian shows have been wildly praised, just as the 26 year old’s debut album Coming Home has through 2015. Arriving in Australia at the end of last year to perform at both the Falls Festival events down the east coast and in Tasmania, as well as his own headline shows, […]

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Festival Review: Falls Festival (Part II) – North Byron Parklands, Byron Bay (02.01.16)

January 6, 2016

As day three kicked off, there were thousands of live music fans in Byron Bay who had so far done just two things in 2016; dance and drink in the sunshine. Punters at the Falls Music and Arts Festival were treated to more great weather, as temperatures stayed in that exquisite sweet spot of the […]

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Live Review: Leon Bridges – Metro Theatre, Sydney (03.01.16)

January 4, 2016

“We’re here to make you feel good and that’s it” – Leon Bridges, addressing the sold out Metro Theatre as part of his debut Australian tour. Leon Bridges is a consummate performer; something rather extraordinary given the Texan has only been on the scene for 2 years and one record (the brilliant Coming Home). But in […]

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Falls Top Five: Sose names her standout acts from Mt. Duneed!

January 3, 2016

Mt. Duneed Estate became home to thousands of music lovers last week, with the Falls Festival organisers pulling off something akin to a miracle in relocating a whole multi-day event from Lorne over to the site of A Day on the Green. Even now, days after the dust has settled and my umpteenth shower has […]

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The 40 Best Albums of 2015: Part Three – 20 to 11

December 21, 2015

Today we continue our top 40 albums countdown, kicking off with an artist who’s just about to hit our shores for Falls Festival and some anticipated sideshows… If you’d like to look back on part one of our countdown, head HERE, and part two is HERE. 20. Leon Bridges – Coming Home “Leon Bridges has […]

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Bridges, Hoods, a Bloc Party and more – who we’re looking forward to at this year’s Falls Festival!

December 15, 2015

We’re under two weeks out from one of our favourite times of the year, aside from gorging ourselves on Christmas lunch leftovers, the Falls Festival. Again, the team have delivered a line up that speaks to those who are looking to get away and party hard into 2016, those who are keen to see some […]

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Leon Bridges announces second Melbourne show for the Corner in January!

October 18, 2015

Leon Bridges will be sticking around Melbourne for one more show in January following his original date at the Corner Hotel selling out unsurprisingly quickly. The neo-soul artist, who recently wrapped up some huge set at Austin City Limits, will be out in Australia at the end of the year for the Falls Festival tour […]

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Six artists not to miss during Day One (Friday October 2nd) of Weekend One at the Austin City Limits Festival

October 2, 2015

An epic weekend of music is ahead for fans attending the 14th annual Austin City Limits Music Festival in Austin, Texas, USA – and those of us at home will get the chance to see quite a few of the performances ourselves thanks to the live stream. Each day there is a myriad of incredible […]

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