A handy playlist to guide you through the first official Bluesfest 2018 announcement

The first Bluesfest announcement dropped today, with some impressive names from Australia and abroad named as being Byron Bay bound next Easter. Leading the roster is Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters, while the likes of Lionel Richie, Tash Sultana, The John Butler Trio and more all set to appear. Bluesfest will once again be taking place at the Tyagarah…

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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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Photo Gallery: St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival – Harts Mill, Port Adelaide (03.02.17)

The St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival pulled up into Harts Mill in Port Adelaide yesterday, the first stop of the epic three-day run of events to see out the 2017 tour. The sun beat down strongly on the riverside location, with artists including Julia Jacklin, Camp Cope and Car Seat Headrest facing the rays like champions. With the evening program consisting…

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Festival Gallery: St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival – Brisbane Showgrounds (26.01.17)

The 2017 St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival kicked off for another year yesterday, celebrating the public holiday out on the east coast at the Brisbane Showgrounds. With acts including A.B. ORIGINAL, Gang of Youths, Whitney and Tame Impala all taking to stages throughout the day and evening, punters showed up in strong numbers to get around it. Photos by Andrew Wade.

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Flume and A.B. Original lead the APRA’s Song of The Year Top 20 list

APRA AMCOS have released their shortlist for the 2017 APRA Song of the Year, with 20 Aussie songwriters making it to the final round, as voted by APRA AMCOS songwriter and publisher members. Newcomers Amy Shark, Julia Jacklin, Tash Sultana and D.D Dumbo enter the shortlist for the first time, while A.B. Original and Flume lead the Top 20 charge with two nominated songs featuring…

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