The Cat Empire

Live Review: The Cat Empire + Emily Wurramara, Zoo Twilights, Melbourne (16.02.20)

February 19, 2020

It’s been an exciting year since The Cat Empire’s last appearance at the Zoo Twilight shows of 2019. They have toured to sold-out venues around the country, released their album Stolen Diamonds and frankly had a little bit of fun around Australia as they toured. Luckily for us, the band has graced Melbourne Zoo again, […]

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Photo Gallery: The Cat Empire + Emily Wurramara – Zoo Twilights, Melbourne (16.02.20)

February 19, 2020

The Cat Empire finished their run of three sold-out Melbourne performance at the Melbourne Zoo Twilight Concert series on Sunday night; alongside Emily Wurramara, the band put on a stellar performance. Danny brings you the photos from the night.

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Photo Gallery: The Cat Empire + The Meltdown – Zoo Twilights, Melbourne (15.02.19)

February 18, 2019

Ever live favourites The Cat Empire hit up Melbourne Zoo for the first of three sold-out shows on Friday night. Joining them for this homecoming show were The Meltdown. Our photographer Danny brings us these photos from the night.

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Live Review: The Cat Empire + The Meltdown – Zoo Twilights, Melbourne (15.02.19)

February 17, 2019

After a short run with the resident DJ, The Meltdown opened the evening’s affair, with a funk driven soul bias the multi-piece band a perfect thematic warm up for genre-vague Cat Empire. Their music was fun, but in a more muted way than what the Cat Empire provided, allowing for the crowd to ease into […]

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Exclusive Premiere: The Cat Empire release interactive 360 degree music video for “Kila” (2018)

October 5, 2018

Much loved Australian ska and jazz band The Cat Empire have returned with their fourth release of the year, “Kila” along with a brand new music video. And today we’re excited to bring to you the exclusive premiere of the spectacular interactive 360 degree music video for the track. “Kila” provides the upbeat grooviness that The […]

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Live Review: The Cat Empire + Odette – Enmore Theatre, Sydney (14.09.18)

September 17, 2018

After a balmy end to the working week, there’s almost nothing better than a quick drive to the city, a cold beer and an absolutely killer set from one of Australia’s best ever party bands. For myself, this is exactly what happened, as I ventured into Sydney’s premier live music venue, the Enmore Theatre, and […]

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5 Must See Shows For Music Lovers at The Adelaide Cabaret Festival

May 25, 2018

Get ready for a smorgasbord of glitz and glamour, because the Adelaide Cabaret Festival is back for yet another year and it’s looking as fabulous as ever! Running from the 8th-23rd of June, this year’s program is bursting with musical gems- from shiny show tunes to unexpected cover bands. Music lovers will be spoilt for […]

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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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Catfish and The Bottlemen, Hermitude, MSTRKRFT, Phantogram & more for Southbound

August 4, 2016

Pack your bags and head West this December, because Southbound has come in hot with a brand new artist announcement for their three day/night festival! Along with some great homegrown talent in San Cisco, Tired Lion, LUMBERJACK and  Kučka, Southbound has dropped the news that some international visitors including Catfish and The Bottlemen, MSTRKRFT, Phantogram and more will also be hitting the stages in […]

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The Pleasure Garden Festival coming to St. Kilda in December!

June 22, 2016

A new festival is coming to Melbourne this summer in The Pleasure Garden – a live music event out in St Kilda that promises punters a totally immersive and creative music and arts experience! Their first artist announcement features The Cat Empire, Tash Sultana, The Correspondents and more, boasting a festival vibe reminiscent of Bestival and the Secret […]

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Violent Femmes and Angélique Kidjo highlight a ripping first night of WOMADELAIDE 2016!

March 11, 2016

The first night of WOMADELAIDE 2016, much like its predecessors, has exceeded expectations. Tens of thousands filled Botanic Park in Adelaide to enjoy a night of world class music. Hazmat Modine kicked things off with some very impressive instrument mastery that flowed its way through Blues, Folk, Fusion and Jazz. And as the crowd built, […]

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Montreal’s Osheaga Festival announces 2016 lineup, featuring Aussies Flume, The Cat Empire, The Paper Kites, and more!

February 25, 2016

Canadian music festival Osheaga has revealed its 2016 lineup, headlined by Radiohead, Lana Del Ray, and Red Hot Chili Peppers. Joining the slew of impressive acts will be Australia’s very own RÜFÜS (or RÜFÜS DU SOL as they’re known in North America), Flume, Hiatus Kaiyote, The Cat Empire, and The Paper Kites. Osheaga 2016 will take […]

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The Cat Empire set for ‘Rising With The Sun’ Australian tour!

February 1, 2016

2016 is going to be a belter for The Cat Empire, who’ve been so far teasing fans with tasters of their highly anticipated new album Rising With The Sun, particularly with the single “Wolves”. The album, due out in March, now sees a new single in “Bulls” released and a full national tour from The Cat Empire – […]

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Interview: Felix Reibl of The Cat Empire (Melbourne)

August 10, 2011

Lead singer of The Cat Empire, Felix Riebl has taken some time out to compose a solo album of acoustic, blues influenced songs. His album is called ‘Into The Rain’ and is out now. He recently spoke to Larry Heath of The AU Review. How did this material come about and why did you decide […]

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Festival Review: West Coast Blues and Roots 2011 – Fremantle Park (17.04.2011)

April 18, 2011

I believe it was Bob Marley who said “one good thing about music, when it hits, you feel no pain”. Well, the punters at this year’s Blues and Roots were in for a pain free day, with the music on offer being of the highest quality from artists of the highest calibre. Organisers have been […]

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