Festival Photos: Splendour in the Grass (Day Three) – North Byron Parklands, Byron Bay (23.07.17)

The third and final run of programming for Splendour weekend 2017 saw the likes of Sigur Rós return to the North Byron Parklands – this time taking to the Amphitheatre Stage – while some Aussie favourites in Client Liaison and Kirin J. Callinan provided standout moments of the day and evening. With LCD Soundsystem on hand for everyone to dance themselves…

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Powderfinger’s surprise reunion at Splendour reinforces their status as one of Australia’s best

Just after 5:30pm yesterday, Bernard Fanning noted to his Splendour in the Grass crowd that it had been 10 years since his former band, a little known Powderfinger, had played the event, so why the hell not, let’s get a reunion happening. Now, for many Australian music fans, the ‘Finger will have had some kind of presence in their childhoods,…

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Photo Gallery: Queens of the Stone Age + Lonely Boys – Darwin Convention Centre (16.07.17)

Queens of the Stone Age are officially back in Australia, kicking off their 2017 tour with their first ever show in the Northern Territory. Performing at the Darwin Convention Centre overnight, the US legends didn’t let the tropics stop them from arriving in their leather-jacketed glory, putting on a killer show alongside NT breakthrough act Lonely Boys. “Thank…

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The ‘Your Choice’ campaign launches to promote a safer, more accountable live music culture

A new music industry-supported campaign has been launched in Melbourne today, with the aim of enabling a cultural shift within the Australian music – particularly, the live music – industry. Your Choice has been engineered in the wake of continued stories emerging from all corners regarding a distinct lack of accountability within Australian venues, festivals and event…

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