Roger Shepherd, Adalita, NGAIIRE and more join the Rock & Roll Writers Festival in April

The 2017 Rock & Roll Writers Festival has unveiled its complete line up following the event’s special launch event in Melbourne overnight, with a final batch of speakers announced, as well as some great developments for the festival in this, its second year. Concentrated on exploring the relationship between writing and music, the RRWF will be held…

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Mick Fleetwood, Kesha, Krist Novoselic & more confirmed as SXSW speakers

More globally renowned names have been announced as speakers for the SXSW Conference this March. Already announced have been identities from across the fields of film/TV, tech and music; including the likes of Zane Lowe, Lee Daniels, Nile Rodgers and Adam Grant, while this latest announcement definitely comes packing with some more talent. For the music nerds, Fleetwood Mac‘s own Mick…

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SOAD, Biffy Clyro & Aerosmith to be joined by Aussie heroes Airbourne and Northlane at UK’s Download Festival

Download Festival returns to Leicestershire in the UK this June and alongside the likes of Aerosmith, Biffy Clyro and System of a Down now comes an impressive addition of artists, including our own Airbourne and Northlane. Widely regarded as the world’s premier rock and metal event in the UK, Download draws in huge numbers annually over…

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First lineup of Primavera Pro 2017 conference speakers includes Australia’s Vanessa Picken

Tailored towards music industry professionals and independent artists from all over the world, the eighth annual Primavera Pro conference will be returning to the city of Barcelona from 31 May – 4 June 2017. Held at the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, the 2017 conference is set to revolve around the themes of originality as a creative motor, the challenges of artistic independence,…

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Bad//Dreems join Laneway Festival line up for Adelaide while east coast after parties are announced

The 2017 St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival kicks off in Australia this week after a successful run in Singapore last weekend and still, the new announcements are rolling out. First up, for Adelaide fans: Bad//Dreems have been added to your festival down at Port Adelaide, slotting in neatly between White Lung and Luca Brasi on the Spinning Top Stage at 3:10pm….

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