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JK-47 Announced On BLUESFEST 2021

JK-47 Announced On BLUESFEST 2021

BLUESFEST have made a powerful final addition to their 2021 lineup with the uber-talented Bundjalung indigenous rapper, JK-47!    Whether you know him as the 2020 Triple J Unearthed Artist of the Year, or from his jaw-dropping Like A Version where he put a fantastic twist on 'Changes' by 2Pac, you would already know that JK-47, uber-talented Indigenous artist, is a force to be reckoned with. It's no surprise to see acts like Illy, ChillinIT, Briggs...

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PRIDELANDS Sign To Resist Records & Release New Single

PRIDELANDS Sign To Resist Records & Release New Single

Melbourne-based, five-piece metal band Pridelands are thrilled to announce their brand new single, Heavy Tongue  on their new label home, Resist Records."We’re insanely humbled to be working with Resist Records for this release. So many of the bands on their roster have influenced us in some way over the years. Some we consider good friends, and some played a massive part in shaping and inspiring us a decade ago when we were just kids jamming in a garage. Feels...

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MICHAEL DUNSTAN Announces Tour In Support Of New EP "PORCH"

MICHAEL DUNSTAN Announces Tour In Support Of New EP "PORCH"

Michael Dunstan has spent the last 12 months doing laps of his stomping ground in WA, playing almost every corner of his home state. But he’s now excited to announce he’s heading back on the road to head out east in celebration of his upcoming EP release entitled Porch.     Returning home mid tour in March of 2020 amidst a string of sold out shows, Michael is keen to get back to his audiences across the nullarbor.    Out MayIn...

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More GRINSPOON / SPRING LOADED FESTIVALS announced...

More GRINSPOON / SPRING LOADED FESTIVALS announced...

ULTIMATE AUSSIE ALT ROCK FESTIVAL - SPRING LOADED SET TO THRILL AUSTRALIA WITH NINE COLOSSAL SHOWS IN 2021 After the blockbuster success of the inaugural festival in Queensland pre-covid, Empire Touring is elated to announce Spring Loaded is back and larger than ever, declaring a triumphant return to live music with nine festival dates set to rock around Australia in a bid to pay homage to some of the country’s most beloved festivals gone by including Big Day Out and ...

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THE REGIME plays BLUESFEST 2021 - feature set Fri 4-5pm

THE REGIME plays BLUESFEST 2021 - feature set Fri 4-5pm

THE REGIME plays BLUESFEST 2021 - feature set Fri 4-5pm   Performing the outfit's first festival appearances, since a more than memorable takeover at Big Gay Day Brisbane 1 year ago, this Easter 2021 - THE REGIME plays 3 days at BLUESFEST 2021 - bringing its trademark, party machine funky soul, feels to Byron ! THE REGIME is best experienced LIVE - now with 18 members on stage : Thu 1st April 11pm -Midnight Delta Stage / Good Fri 2nd April...

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JK-47 Announces Aus Tour & Drops Stunning Like A Version

JK-47 Announces Aus Tour & Drops Stunning Like A Version

That's just the way it is / Things'll never be the same  Just last year JK-47 was awarded the 2020 for Unearthed Artist of the Year… Seems like a long time ago, but it’s just been one of those years. “Yeah, it was a big year for me,” says the MC. “A lot of holdups and a lot of great things happened too.” The great things include getting married and having a son, who’s now seven months old. “I'm just...

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POWDERFINGER GUITARIST ANNOUNCES SOLO GC EASTER SAT GIG

POWDERFINGER GUITARIST ANNOUNCES SOLO GC EASTER SAT GIG

New World Artists proudly presents DARREN MIDDLETON  (Powderfinger) & guest support: Lily Papas Easter Sat 3rd April 2021  Miami Marketta 23 Hillcrest Parade, Miami QLD www.miamimarketta.com     Doors Open: 7pm / Show 7.30 -9.30pm Oztix Public Onsale: 9am Thu 25-Feb-21 DARREN MIDDLETON  is best known from his previous life as guitarist and songwriter for Australian band, POWDERFINGER. He is also a founding member of the supergroup ARC- the Australian Rock Collective, a producer, songwriter & solo performer and...

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Phil Jamieson The Stones, Sticky Fingers album theatre tour.

Phil Jamieson The Stones, Sticky Fingers album theatre tour.

https://www.thestonesstickyfingers.com.au/ We’re going back on tour! Join us to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The Rolling Stones' seminal STICKY FINGERS album with a cast of Aussie rock royalty: Adalita, Phil Jamieson, Tex Perkins & Tim Rogers. Full tour dates: Friday, 16 April – The Star, Gold Coast  Saturday, 17 April - Fortitude Music Hall, Brisbane  Sunday, 18 April – Night Quarter, Sunshine Coast  Saturday, 17 July – Palais Theatre, Melbourne VIC  Tuesday, 27 July - Civic Theatre, Newcastle NSW  Friday,...

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SPIDERBAIT to HEADLINE Day 2: The Basin Concert Launceston

SPIDERBAIT to HEADLINE Day 2: The Basin Concert Launceston

   THE BASIN CONCERT LINE UP RELEASED- FEATURING: SPIDERBAIT, BALL PARK MUSIC, THELMA PLUM, SPACEY JANE, KASEY CHAMBERS, + MUCH MORE Organisers  of Tassie’s  very own  Basin  Concert  have  today  released the  full line-up for the  two day  festival,  with  something  to  satisfy  a range  of musical  tastes and  ages.  Last  week  it  was announced  that   the   iconic  event   would   be  revived  in  2021,...

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Scene & Heard Festival Newcastle Postponed to Sun 7 Nov 2021

Scene & Heard Festival Newcastle Postponed to Sun 7 Nov 2021

SCENE & HEARD - POSTPONEMENT ANNOUNCEMENT   @Noon 29 Dec, 2020 Scene & Heard and its stakeholders are following the consultation advice we have had with the Local, State and National authorities and we’re sorry to announce today that we must sadly confirm the need to reschedule the NSW event planned for February.  The new festival date will be:  Sun 7 Nov 2021 – Wickham Park Newcastle (NSW) Due to State Government and current standing Federal Government Public Health Orders regarding...

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ARC : AUSTRALIAN ROCK COLLECTIVE - PARRAMATTA -AUST DAY

ARC : AUSTRALIAN ROCK COLLECTIVE - PARRAMATTA -AUST DAY

Stop Press 14/1/21: Due to current Sydney Covid gathering restrictions, this event will not go ahead on Australia Day and may be postponned to a date TBA by Parramatta Council  SYDNEY (Dec 15, 2020) – Bringing music to the thriving hub of Parramatta in the New Year, the inaugural Summer Nights Live festival is hosting a strong line-up for 2021. On January 25 and 26 2021, music fans will be able to revel in peak Sydney summer vibes with the...

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SPIDERBAIT : METRICON STADIUM / INVERTED FESTIVAL

SPIDERBAIT : METRICON STADIUM / INVERTED FESTIVAL

PUNK ROCK & ACTION SPORTS TO COLLIDE AT INVERTED FESTIVAL ON THE GOLD COAST  Sat 1st May 2021 Metricon Stadium Gold Coast QLD  SKEGSS · SPIDERBAIT · THE CHATS · TROPHY EYES · WAAX · STAND ATLANTIC · FANGZ Inverted Festival is whippin’ up much more than music with over 20 of Australia’s most exciting action sports  athletes,  landing  the world’s  most dangerous  tricks,  competing  in Street  Skate,  BMX  Park, BMX Big Air and Freestyle Motocross.  An...

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