Vacations

Vacations

Guest Playlist: Vacations share the inspiration behind their new album Forever in Bloom

September 24, 2020

It’s been two years since Newcastle indie pop quartet Vacations released their debut album. Now, the group have returned with their latest LP Forever in Bloom. The tracks on Forever in Bloom are full of bright synths, dreamy guitars and punchy drums, creating a danceable groove that is consistent for the duration of the album. […]

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Live Review: The Vaccines show their strength at Sydney’s Metro Theatre

January 8, 2019

Kicking the year off again with another Falls Festival sideshow, I ventured on down to Sydney’s Metro Theatre to take in the goods that The Vaccines are currently delivering as part of their current Combat Sports album tour. Opening up the night were Newcastle band Vacations. Making the trip down to Sydney, the touring five-piece […]

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Live Review: The Vaccines radiate their punk persona in Melbourne

January 7, 2019

Twenty Nineteen is finally at our feet and to mark the moment, The Vaccines flew across the entire globe to give Aussies something to remember during the first week of the new year. The English group appeared at The Croxton Bandroom (Thornbury) alongside Newcastle band, Vacations, and left the sardine-packed crowd drenched in a sublime blend of both perspiration and […]

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Tour Diary: Hitting SXSW with Campbell Burns and Newcastle’s Vacations

April 3, 2018

Hi, hello. My name is Campbell Burns and I’m based in Newcastle, NSW. I lead Vacations, a music project I started about two years ago. I sent out an application to perform at SXSW towards the end of 2017, about two weeks before the closing date, completely on a whim. About a week later I […]

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The Road to SXSW 2018: Vacations

March 6, 2018

Catching up with Vacations‘ own Campbell Burns recently ahead of the band’s upcoming debut at SXSW, it’s evident that the magnitude of this festival has not escaped the Newcastle indie group. Already gearing up to kick through 2018 with brand new music and a smashing live show to match, it seems that the America should be the perfect […]

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Aussies Abroad: Newcastle’s Vacations announce world tour dates for April & May

February 16, 2018

Newcastle heroes Vacations have announced a massive world tour, including dates in the USA, UK and Europe. The band are no strangers to live performance, earning their stripes playing parties and venues across Australia, winning over fans with their unique brand of guitar pop. Fresh off the back of their hugely successful EP Vibes, the […]

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