The Smith Street Band

Camp Cope, Gang of Youths & Tkay Maidza rack up nominations for the 2016 National Live Music Awards!

October 10, 2016

The nominees for the National Live Music Awards have been announced around the country today, with 51 categories being unveiled across the board. Winners are to be announced on November 29th at events being run nationally, with both national and state-specific categories being voted on by a judging panel of industry professionals from right around Australia. […]

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Gang of Youths, Seth Sentry, Montaigne & more hitting Port Macquarie for Festival of the Sun!

August 15, 2016

Festival of the Sun returns to Port Macquarie for its 12th year in 2016, bringing with them a strong and brilliantly curated line up of Australian artists for the ride. The ‘Deep Sea Edition’ of FOTSUN this year will be hosting the likes of Gang of Youths, The Smith Street Band, Montaigne, Seth Sentry and more on the North Coast this […]

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Live Review: The Smith Street Band + Luca Brasi + Joelistics – Capitol, Perth (10.06.16)

June 14, 2016

There was a hint of unrest in the lead up to The Smith Street Band’s second show in Perth last Friday night, some slight tension after harsh words were dealt out by frontman Wil Wagner over some unsavoury punters that had the crowd feeling he’d painted Perth with the same brush. Much to the relief […]

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Wil Wagner of The Smith Street Band talks having a voice, writing music, and meeting your idols.

May 18, 2016

We caught up with Wil Wagner lead singer of The Smith Street Band early last week to get a look into everything from what motivates their brutally honest song writing to what it takes to be a decent person. Gearing up for their mid year tour with the usual array of talent in tow, we […]

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Official Laneway Festival after parties announced for the east coast!

January 14, 2016

For another year, the Laneway Festival crew are keen to ensure that the festivities don’t stop once the headliner has wrapped up the final set of the event at the main gig, and have revealed details of the official after parties set to go down in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane this year. Right after the […]

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Courtney Barnett responds to Grammy nomination as tickets for her Australian tour fly!

December 10, 2015

Courtney Barnett has had a momentous year with the success of her debut album Sometimes I Sit and Think, Sometimes I Just Sit. The Melbourne based singer-songwriter returned home this week from a run of shows in the UK and Europe to be greeted by the news that she had just been nominated for a […]

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Courtney Barnett, The Smith Street Band and More Win at The Age Music Victoria Awards

November 12, 2015

The 10th Edition of The Age Music Victoria Awards were held at 170 Russell last night with live performances from Marlon Williams, Harts and multiple award winner, Courtney Barnett. Genre and publicly voted winners were presented together for the first time this year, Music Victoria CEO Patrick Donovan saying,”bringing the genre awards and public awards […]

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the AU interview: Will Wagner of The Smith Street Band (Melbourne)

August 21, 2012

Ahead of the release of their second album we caught up with Wil Wagner, vocalist of Melbourne’s Smith Street Band to find out more about their latest album Sunshine and Technology as well as what it’s like touring with the likes of Frank Turner and Fucked Up. Sunshine and Technology is released on 24th August […]

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Live Review: Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls + William Elliott Whitmore + The Smith Street Band – Amplifier Bar, Perth (09.05.2012)

May 12, 2012

Frank Turner’s Australian tour rolled into Perth this week, bringing with him friends old and new. If you doubt the power of rock and roll, you should really come to a Frank Turner gig. An undeniably charismatic performer, Turner is able to successfully bring together such seemingly disparate music lovers. There aren’t too many gigs […]

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