Peter Garrett

Nine shows not to miss at the Sydney Festival in 2019

October 29, 2018

Every January, Sydney Festival helps kick off the new year with a massive cultural celebration, and 2019 is looking to be no different. The 2019 instalment of the festival includes eighteen world premieres, five Australian premieres, and eight Australian exclusives, and features a programme which runs the gamut of cutting edge contemporary theatre, visual arts and […]

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Peter Garrett, Christine Anu, Briggs to join Spinifex Gum in Melbourne & Adelaide

January 25, 2018

The emergence of Spinifex Gum over the last few months has been totally welcomed one, as we’ve been introduced to Marilya in particular. The story of how this collaborative project between Felix Riebl, Ollie McGill, Marilya and their family of special guests is one we’re glad has been told and moreover, we’re stoked to see that two Spinifex […]

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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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Peter Garrett, Warren H Williams, Brian Ritchie, Anna Laverty & more head to the NT for Bush Bands development camp

August 2, 2016

Ahead of the 2016 Bush Bands Bash concert this month, there comes the Bush Bands Business skills development camp for the bands selected to participate in the Bush Bands Program. Run by MusicNT, the program has been running for seven years now in connecting musicians from different Aboriginal communities with visiting members of the industry over three days […]

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Peter Garrett announces solo Australian tour as new single “Great White Shark” makes its debut on radio

May 30, 2016

Peter Garrett has further ignited excitement within the Midnight Oil fan ranks with the release of new solo single “Great White Shark” and some special solo tour dates to take place around the country through July and August. The new single is taken from Garrett’s forthcoming solo record A Version of Now and as the live shows come together, Garrett will […]

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The State of Affairs: (20th May 2016)

May 20, 2016

This week in the music industry, Sounds Australia has been nominated for two awards for their continuous achievements in exporting fresh Australian music to international crowds and the annual Electronic Music Conference returns to Sydney for the fifth time. Sounds Australia Recognised for their Music Export Achievements Sounds Australia, an organisation focused on gaining international […]

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A Midnight Oil reunion is not imminent – and four other things we learnt from Breakfast with Peter Garrett

October 20, 2015

Yesterday in Perth, I got to have breakfast with musician, activist and former government minister Peter Garrett as part of a tour to launch his newly released autobiography Big Blue Sky. OK so technically there was a room full of other people there as well… but still… Staged by WAM in partnership with independent bookstore […]

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