Paul Kelly

Troye Sivan and Flume lead 2016 ARIA Award nominations!

October 5, 2016

It was all about¬†Blue Neighbourhood,¬†Skin, Nonagon Infinity and¬†Wildflower at the 2016 ARIA Awards nominations event in Sydney this morning, with all the award nominees finally being unveiled. Leading the charge this year is¬†Flume¬†(with 11 nominations) and¬†Troye Sivan (7 nominations), the former’s 2016 album Skin¬†already taking away three Artisan awards this morning (Producer of the Year, […]

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Bowie tribute, Paul Kelly, Lisa Gerrard & more on Melbourne Festival music line up!

August 3, 2016

The Contemporary Music program of this year’s¬†Melbourne Festival has been unveiled – another exciting and diverse range of shows pulled together to whet the appetites of music fans this October. Among the headline performances is a special tribute to¬†David Bowie in¬†David Bowie: Nothing Has Changed, featuring¬†iOTA,¬†Tim Rogers,¬†Steve Kilbey,¬†Adalita and¬†Deborah Conway, backed by the¬†Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. […]

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The Queenscliff Music Festival reveals second artist announcement, including george, Kira Puru & more

July 18, 2016

The Queenscliff Music Festival is celebrating its 20th anniversary in style this year, with the likes of¬†Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals headlining but today’s second artist announcement has further demonstrated that November event is definitely going to be one for the books. Heading up the second Queenscliff announcement is¬†george, who will be getting together […]

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Queenscliff Music Festival unveils artist announcement for 2016

June 17, 2016

The Queenscliff Music Festival has unveiled its first artist announcement for their huge 20th birthday celebration in 2016 and yep, it’s got us wanting to go and join in the fun. News of¬†Ben Harper and The Innocent Criminals‘ headline set on Sunday already broke this week, but the rest of the artist announcement we’ve received […]

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Red & White: West Thebarton Brothel Party pair wine with tunes

May 20, 2016

Adelaide’s¬†West Thebarton Brothel Party are more than just a seven piece out of South Australia who are fast making a name for themselves as a frenetic and engaging rock band. They’re also about the finer things in life. Like pairing a good red or white wine with some suitable mood music. In honour of the […]

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The State of Affairs (29th April 2016): Australian Indie Labels heading to New York, nominations for the NIMA’s are open & more!

April 29, 2016

This week in the music industry, AIR, Sounds Australia and PPCA have announced the 12 Australian independent record labels who will be attending the annual Indie Week conference in New York, applications for the National Indigenous Music Awards are open, Support Act to celebrate and honour Paul Kelly’s contributions to the industry¬†and we bring you […]

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Paul Kelly to be honoured by Support Act at ‘Music In The House’ event this May!

April 19, 2016

Paul Kelly¬†is set to be recognised and honoured for his services and contributions to the Australian music community at Support Act’s ‘Music in the House’ event in Sydney next month. The ceremony, taking place at The Ivy Ballroom on May 18th, will see Kelly awarded the special charity award, while artists¬†Julia Stone,¬†Thelma Plum¬†and¬†Urthboy¬†have been confirmed […]

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Paul Kelly to help NSW State Library celebrate Shakespeare 400

March 23, 2016

April 23rd marks the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. To commemorate the occasion the State Library of NSW is staging a major Shakespeare celebration; headlined by acclaimed Australian singer-songwriter Paul Kelly. The celebration will see Kelly launch his new Shakespeare inspired album, Seven Sonnets & A Song, in the atmospheric Mitchell Reading […]

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Courtney Barnett, Hiatus Kaiyote & more nominated for APRA Song of the Year!

January 19, 2016

The 20 contenders for this year’s APRA Song of the Year accolade have been announced this week, with a diverse range of Australian songwriters being acknowledged for some great releases through 2015. There were thousands of votes taken in over the last month or so, with a mix of established artists and emerging frontrunners on […]

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Festival Review: Falls Festival (Part I) – North Byron Parklands, Byron Bay (31.12.15 – 01.12.16)

January 2, 2016

The 2015 Falls Festival had a line up that brought together some of the best music of the moment, some legendary live acts, as well as the cream of the new crop. Summer is in full swing, and Byron Bay provided the perfect setting to bring in 2016 with its perfect weather and lush forests. […]

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Gang of Youths, Courtney Barnett, Tame Impala among J Award nominees for 2015!

November 1, 2015

It’s officially Ausmusic Month again and this morning, Triple J have announced the nominees up for various J Awards this year. Of course, some incredibly talented musicians have been recognised for Australian Album of the Year, Unearthed Artist of the Year, Double J Artist of the Year and Australian Music Video of the Year awards […]

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Exclusive: Skegss (Bryon Bay) serve up a perfect dinner party playlist!

October 26, 2015

Byron Bay lads¬†Skegss recently released their debut EP¬†50 Push Ups For a Dollar (perfectly titled, really) this month and it’s everything we could’ve wanted from the trio. Fun, rollicking and generally down for anything, it’s a mantra that has applied to the Skegss work and performance ethic since their break out during 2015. Since they […]

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Live Review: Heart Of St Kilda Concert ft. Paul Kelly – Palais Theatre (27.06.2011)

June 29, 2011

There was a touch of trepidation going to The Heart of St Kilda concert at The Palais. Many of the acts weren‚Äôt really musicians that I would go out of my way to see a full concert over. It was a slightly odd feeling in all honesty, in that we were supporting a good cause […]

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Festival Review: Southbound Festival, Day 3 – Sir Stewart Bovell Park, Busselton (03.01.11)

January 8, 2011

So the third and final day, where the festival site begins to resemble the aftermath of a battle, with punters lying around in the shade doing their best to recover before another days worth of music. The majority of the crowd it seemed went to the Rock Stage to see Pond, but I decided that […]

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