Tyson Koh, Shining Bird, Julia Jacklin among 2016 FBi SMAC winners

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The 2016 FBi SMAC Awards were held at Carriageworks in Sydney overnight, celebrating the city’s arts, culture and music communities. The recognition of Sydney performers, musicians, artists, events and restaurants – and their impact on the creative network – was immense, with thousands of Sydneysiders having their say in the publicly voted categories. At the awards…

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Toni Childs, Caiti Baker, Montaigne & more join WOMADelaide 2017

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The final festival announcement for WOMADelaide 2017 has been revealed today, with a whole slew of international and local talent now confirmed to appear in Adelaide’s Botanic Park from March 10th – 13th. Joining the already announced line up – which has included 30/70, Electric Fields, D.D Dumbo and L-Fresh The Lion – are the likes of Montaigne, Toni Childs, Caiti Baker, Kiasmos…

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The State of Affairs (13th January 2017): FBi Radio announce new Music Director, Australian Blues Music Festival reveals ‘Chain Award’ nominees & more

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Welcome to 2017! The new year is getting off to a great start in terms of the local music scene, with the 37th annual St Kilda Festival releasing its full line-up of confirmed acts, FBi Radio announcing the appointment of a new Music Director, and Melbourne’s beloved King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard being announced as the…

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U2 to headline 2017’s Bonnaroo festival in June; Flume, The Red Hot Chili Peppers and more also feature

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Bonnaroo has gone and nabbed U2 for a special headline spot this year, taking place a few weeks ahead of the band’s massive tour to commemorate The Joshua Tree’s 30th anniversary. A huge coup for the Tennessee event for sure, Bonnaroo doled out its full line up overnight, featuring the likes of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Major Lazer, Chance The Rapper, The…

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SXSW adds All Our Exes Live in Texas, Slum Sociable and more to 2017 Music program

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We’re two months out from SXSW 2017 and this week, the music festival organisers have dropped another fat stack of artists from around the world to get us excited. As usual, the Australian additions are impressive with the likes of All Our Exes Live in Texas, Slum Sociable, Tkay Maidza and Totally Mild featuring, while newer artists in The Coconut Kids from Adelaide…

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NYC’s Panorama Festival to feature Aussies Tame Impala, Nick Murphy, Jagwar Ma and Vance Joy amongst NIN, Alt-J and more

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Situated in the Randall’s Island parklands, and delivered by the same folks who bring us Coachella (Golden Voice), NYC’s Panorama Festival is showcasing a jaw-dropping wealth of talent for their 2017 event. After debuting in 2016 with a lineup that boasted Arcade Fire, Alabama Shakes, Kendrick Lamar, The National, LCD Soundsystem and Run the Jewels, just…

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