Sarah Blasko

Interview: Sarah Blasko on touring As Day Follows Night, the next album and her love of producing

March 9, 2022

Sarah Blasko has been revisiting her seminal album, As Day Follows Night, with a series of shows on the East Coast of Australia. A somewhat delayed ’10 year anniversary’ of the album has Sarah playing gigs in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. The Sydney show is slated for the 24th March, and Brisbane on the 9th […]

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Lior, Nigel Westlake and the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

Photo Gallery: WOMADelaide Day 1 with Archie Roach, Sarah Blasko & Lior and the ASO

March 8, 2021

The scaled-down COVID-safe Womadelaide still had plenty of the charm and community that we expect from this annual world music festival. Jamie Goldsmith presented a welcome to country and explained the meanings of the traditional greetings and names. King Rodney Park was named after a Kuarna elder. Womad opened with seasoned performer Archie Roach, who […]

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Photo Gallery: Seeker Lover Keeper + June Jones – The Factory, Sydney (17.10.19)

October 18, 2019

Supergroup Seeker Lover Keeper made a long-awaited return to Sydney last night at the Factory Theatre. They gave the songs from their new record, Wild Seeds a much-deserved outing, before launching into the crowd favourites from their first self-titled album. They were supported by the comedic and talented June Jones. Bruce was there to bring you […]

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Festival Review: Sarah Blasko, TFS, Cub Sport and more wrap up Yours & Owls Festival for 2018

October 3, 2018

The second and final day of the Yours & Owls Festival in Wollongong promised another day of beautiful weather and even better music; with (in my opinion), an even stronger lineup than the preceding day. ‪E^ST‬ opened things up on the main stage, and then rising star Didirri – who has had an amazing 2018 […]

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Photo Gallery: Yours & Owls Day Two ft. Cub Sport + Methyl Ethel and more – Stuart Park, Wollongong (30.09.18)

October 2, 2018

The second day of Yours & Owls brought more incredible talent to the Wollongong foreshore including Cub Sport, Methyl Ethel, Pist Idiots, Alex The Astronaut, Sarah Blasko, Hockey Dad, Alison Wonderland and many, many more. Danny Hanssen brings us back these photos from the festivities:

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9 shows not to miss at the 2018 Brisbane Festival

August 21, 2018

The Brisbane Festival kicks off on in a couple of weeks on the 8th of September. With the festival boasting 600 performances of almost 70 shows across 17 venues, it’s close to impossible to see everything, or indeed to decide what you should go and see. So, like the good citizens we are, we’ve compiled […]

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Queenscliff Music Festival tickets are set to sell out with the announcement of headliner Courtney Barnett for 2018

June 27, 2018

For those regular attendees of the Queenscliff Music Festival, the vibe of the event is unbeatable; perfect for music fans of all ages, the music festival is set against one of the east coast’s most beautiful backdrops and this year, the crew behind Queenscliff have ensured that the line up this year does not deviate […]

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Our Top 5 moments from Sydney’s Lost Picnic at The Domain

October 18, 2017

Sydney hosted a gorgeous day out with some of our favourite established and emerging talent over the weekend, with Lost Picnic taking over The Domain. An audience of all ages gathered to see some excellent pop, Americana, indie and rock music on Sunday – a perfect way to enjoy one of many spring weekends ahead. While […]

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Sarah Blasko, Jed Kurzel, Briggs and more nominated for the 2017 APRA Screen Music Awards

October 14, 2017

Nominees for the 2017 Screen Music Awards have been announced by APRA AMCOS and the Australian Guild of Screen Composers, and will be recognised at the official ceremony being held at Melbourne Recital Centre on Sunday Monday 13 November. The awards celebrate the achievements in music composition for documentaries, short films, children’s television, advertising, film […]

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Win a double pass to see Sarah Blasko in Adelaide!

June 26, 2017

Sarah Blasko will tour around the country this May to July, today unveiling ‘The Soloist’ national tour. Performing without a band for the first time in her storied career, Sarah will lay bare her extraordinary songwriting and iconic voice in a special nation-wide tour of theatres both intimate and grand, from Darwin to Thirroul, Perth […]

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Live Review: Sarah Blasko + Cameron Avery – Melbourne Recital Centre (15.06.17)

June 18, 2017

As part of her The Soloist National Tour, Sarah Blasko left her audience head over heels in love after her performance at the Melbourne Recital Centre on Thursday night. Performing without a band for the first time, Blasko laid bare her iconic voice and melted the hearts of everyone present, triggering a stand ovation. Opening the […]

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Sarah Blasko talks touring solo and the development of her new album

May 30, 2017

One of Australia’s best known and celebrated singer-songwriters, Sarah Blasko is touring around Australia, but this tour is special because she’s playing completely solo at all of her shows. We caught up with Sarah to find out why she’s decided to play solo now, and get the insider information about her new album. I saw […]

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Festival Review: Fairgrounds Festival – Berry Showgrounds, NSW (02 & 03.12.2016)

December 8, 2016

Fairgrounds Festival is a safe haven for those of us who have grown a little older, and perhaps a little tired of your standard summer festival. Taking place two hours south of Sydney in the small picturesque town of Berry, the family-friendly event has rectified its issues of the previous year, delivering an experience that […]

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Sarah Blasko on Eternal Return, Keep Sydney Open & supporting young Australian musicians

November 28, 2016

Sarah Blasko recently sat down in an interview following the ARIA awards to discuss her latest music and her own unique writing processes. “I’ve just been doing an artist residency for the last two weeks,” she said. “I’ve been writing some new songs in Campbelltown…Over the last year, I’ve been playing lots of shows with […]

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Flight of the Conchords, Flume & Crowded House: the 2016 ARIA Awards go down in Sydney

November 23, 2016

Australian music’s night of nights was celebrated at one of the main, if not the, Sydney venue largely seen as responsible for the stranglehold and death of the city’s live music culture – The Star. The irony wasn’t lost on many and thanks to Flume in particular, the Keep Sydney Open message of supporting the smaller local […]

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Eight artists you must see at this year’s Fairgrounds Festival

November 21, 2016

Summer is well on its way in Australia and what better way to celebrate the best season of the year than attending the Fairgrounds Festival in Berry? The festival is held on the first weekend of summer across two days, hosting 18 musical artists who will showcase some of their best music. If you’re off […]

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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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Festival Review: WOMADelaide 2016 (Part 2) – Sarah Blasko + Ladysmith Black Mambazo + Marlon Williams – Botanic Park (13.03.2016 – 14.03.2016)

March 16, 2016

The physical and emotional hits kept coming for the last two days of WOMADelaide 2016. The heat would not relent, and while watching Quarter Street send the crowd into a salsa frenzy on Monday, sweat accrued in places that it is not natural for sweat to accrue. Thankfully, the crowd didn’t mind. In fact, they […]

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Sarah Blasko dominates a searing day 3 of WOMADELAIDE 2016

March 14, 2016

There’s no denying the fact that Sarah Blasko can sing. It’s not like we needed any proof. But under extremely challenging conditions on Sunday at WOMADelaide, she proved it anyway. Keyboards were melting, sweat was pouring and still Sarah delivered a vocally dominant performance that put the crowd in a trance. Earlier in the day […]

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Courtney, Tame, Gold Class, Jess Ribeiro… the shortlist for the 11th Australian Music Prize announced!

February 3, 2016

This morning, the official shortlist for the 11th Australian Music Prize was unveiled, as well as more details about the March event set to take place in Sydney. The list, decided upon by a panel of 16 independent industry judges, reflects a wide and diverse collection of submissions from Australian artists for this year’s award […]

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De La Soul, Asha Bhosle, Alpine, Sarah Blasko feature on latest WOMADelaide announcement!

January 12, 2016

One of the best festivals on the Australian calendar is undoubtedly WOMADelaide and today, the crew behind the annual world music and dance celebration have revealed another bunch of diverse and stellar artists joining the bill in 2016! The music line up already featured the likes of Ibeyi, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Violent Femmes, but […]

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The 40 Best Songs of 2015: Part One – 40 to 31

December 15, 2015

Yes, that time of the year is here where we look back at our favourite songs from all around the world. Every day for the rest of the week we’ll be bringing you 10 more tracks to complete our collection of the 40 best songs of the year, as voted by our contributors. Here we […]

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Album Review: Sarah Blasko – Eternal Return (2015 LP)

December 3, 2015

It’s hard to be happy and interesting at the same time. Often, if you listen to an album that comes from a “happy place,” your most likely reaction is going to be either envy or boredom. The fact is, most great art comes from a place of pain – the prevailing wisdom is that dissatisfaction […]

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Music Video of the Day: Sarah Blasko “I’d Be Lost” (2015)

November 19, 2015

The 80s vibes are strong with this new track from Sarah Blasko. “I’d Be Lost” is swimming in synth pulses, moving alongside the ghostly falsetto vocals throughout the verses and convincing choruses. The video is a one-shot take of Blasko with a blurred highway background, and while it could be considered simple it’s definitely effective. […]

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Album News Weekly: 28th October 2015

October 28, 2015

In This Issue: We have you covered on blues to pop this week with a bunch of acoustic and synthed up records up for release. Check it out from home grown goddess Sarah Blasko to a member of Grinspoon dabbling in children books. Sarah Blasko Eternal Return is the new album from singer-songwriter Sarah Blasko, […]

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GRAPHIC Festival Review: Sarah Blasko – Sydney Opera House (11.10.15)

October 12, 2015

On album number five, Sarah Blasko shimmies and struts to the language of love. Her recent show at the Sydney Opera House for Graphic Festival saw the world premiere and official preview of her latest offering. It was worlds apart from her previous concert at this iconic venue where she was backed by the Sydney […]

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