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

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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Camp Cope, Gang of Youths & Tkay Maidza rack up nominations for the 2016 National Live Music Awards!

The nominees for the National Live Music Awards have been announced around the country today, with 51 categories being unveiled across the board. Winners are to be announced on November 29th at events being run nationally, with both national and state-specific categories being voted on by a judging panel of industry professionals from right around Australia….

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Shining Bird’s Black Opal tour kicking off in Canberra tonight!

Ahead of releasing their highly-anticipated sophomore album Black Opal due October 7, Australiana-pop outfit Shining Bird are kicking off their huge album launch tour tonight in Canberra, seeing them through Deadlam Festival (Brisbane) plus shows in Victoria, South Australia, New South Wales and the Northern Territory. Inspired by living in the Blue Mountains and immersing themselves in…

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Royal Headache, Force Majeure, Latai Taumoepeau and more win at 2015 FBi SMAC Awards!

The 2015 FBi SMAC Awards were held overnight in Sydney, celebrating local artists, music and culture. The ceremony, hosted by Joyride (with Raph on award presenting duties) at Carriageworks, featured performances by Big White (today announced on the third artist reveal for SXSW), FLOWERTRUCK and Gordi, while the awards themselves saw a stellar group of…

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FBi Radio announce inaugural ‘FBi SMACS: A Festival of Sydney Music and Arts Culture’ event.

The FBi SMAC Awards have long celebrated the Sydney music and arts scene – the cultivation and nurturing of a thriving artistic hub that constantly sees some brilliant emerging and established individuals bringing some awesome ideas to fruition. For seven years now, the Awards have acknowledged these accomplishments and the 2016 event stands to be…

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