Star-studded Bon Iver set and surprise appearances from Troye Sivan & Skrillex the talk of Coachella as Gaga closes Day Two of Weekend Two

When you replicate a lineup of a festival across two weekends, generally there aren’t too many surprises left for punters – especially when that event live streams the first weekend to the world. But Coachella’s diverse lineup proved that they had plenty of tricks up their sleeves with several surprises throughout the day. Arguably biggest of…

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Missed out on a Splendour ticket? These sideshows may help ease the pain

With Splendour selling out in record time, it only follows that there’s people who are still desperate to see their favourite acts. If you’re one of the unlucky souls who missed out on a Splendour ticket, this sideshow announcement is bound to cheer you up. Sideshows have just been announced for acts including Two Door Cinema Club, HAIM, George Ezra, Tove Lo, Rag’n’Bone Man, Maggie Rogers, Bishop…

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Bonobo announces Splendour sideshows in Australia and New Zealand

Splendour sideshow announcement day is a magical day of the year. LA-based British musician/producer/DJ Bonobo has announced headline shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth in July, his first tour since 2015. This time round he’s bringing his full band, the tour cycle supporting his latest release Migration, described as ‘the most sophisticated record of his career’. The album…

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Spend “An Evening with Sigur Rós” at their Splendour sideshows

Icelandic dreamweavers Sigur Rós have announced two very special Australian sideshows, to accompany their Splendour in The Grass appearance. The trio are touring Australia for the first time without a support act, and their first non-festival shows in our country in quite a while, performing a transcendental set that spans their career, complete with an interval in the middle….

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Tickets for Sydney’s SAFIA-headlined Curve Ball now on sale

Taking off for its second year this June, Curve Ball returns to Carriageworks for a winter soiree featuring some of our best dance-inciting artists as part of Vivid Sydney. To be headlined by SAFIA, the mini-festival also features stellar talent in the likes of Tkay Maidza and Client Liaison, while emerging superstars of the game in Confidence Man, Thandi Phoenix and more…

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Áine Tyrrell steps in to replace NGAIIRE at the Rock and Roll Writers Festival this weekend

Irish performer and writer Áine Tyrrell has been announced as a late addition to the 2017 Rock and Roll Writers Festival, in place of NGAIIRE, who is unable to travel to Brisbane for the event this weekend. Despite the wickedly dodgy weather much of Queensland has withstood overnight, the festival is still very much going ahead this Saturday and…

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Queens of the Stone Age, LCD Soundsystem lead 2017 Splendour in the Grass announcement

It’s here. After much speculation and #fakenews, the 2017 Splendour in the Grass line up has been revealed, with Queens of the Stone Age, LCD Soundsystem, The xx, ScHoolboy Q and more set to head to Byron Bay this winter. Splendour exclusives sit with Schoolboy Q and Future Islands, while returning 2016 artists Sigur Ros are also lined up to make a special appearance. The…

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Solange headlines the first day of YouTube’s residency at the Coppertank for SXSW

Saint Heron descended upon the Coppertank for SXSW 2017, with Solange herself performing a brilliant headline set to mark the first day of YouTube’s programming. Joining the Saint Heron queen on stage throughout the day were some of 2017’s buzz names including Aminé, JAIN, James Hersey and Earthgang – sticking to YouTube’s directive of spotlighting some of…

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Jimmy Eat World heralds the start of SXSW Music by headlining Media Temple’s Interactive Closing Party

Media Temple hosted their annual SXSW Interactive Closing Party on Tuesday night at Austin, Texas’ prolific Stubbs’ concert venue. The event was filled with a lot of rock, rage and the perfect dose of nostalgia. Pennywise and Jimmy Eat World headlined the annual close out to the Interactive portion of the festival. Past headliners have included…

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