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James Taylor: Photo Ros O'Gorman
James Taylor To Tour Australia In 2017

James Taylor will return to Australia in 2017 for his first tour since 2010 when he shared the stage with Carole King.

October 20, 2016
APRA AMCOS
APRA AMCOS Paid 248,994 Songwriters $294,000,000 In 15-16

Australian songwriters and publishers had a 14% revenue increase during 2014-2015 with APRA/AMCOS confirming it paid out $294,600,000 in the last financial year.

October 20, 2016
Sounds Australia
Federal Government Plans To Axe Sounds Australia Funding At End Of Year

The Turnbull Federal Government is planning to axe all funding for Sounds Australia at the end of 2016.

October 19, 2016
the rolling stones, rod laver arena, photo ros ogorman
The Rolling Stones Cancel October 19 Concert In Las Vegas

Mick is sick and the Rolling Stones cannot play Las Vegas tonight (19 October).

October 19, 2016
The Choirboys and Release The Hounds at The X Studio
The Choirboys And Release The Hounds To Play First Of The X Studio Live Concerts

The Choirboys and new Sydney rock act Release The Hounds have teamed up for the first of many live music events from Sydney’s The X Studio in Kings Cross as The X Studio founder Ron Creevey gears up to elevate the site into one of the world’s top interactive music venues.

October 19, 2016
Kate Miller-Heidke. image by Ros O'Gorman
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra To Perform With The Whitlams, Tea Party and Kate Miller-Heidke

The Melbourne Symphony has released its program for 2017 with collaborations with The Tea Party, The Whitlams and Kate Miller-Heidke on the list.

October 19, 2016
Neil Finn photo by Ros O'Gorman
Crowded House Add Extra Tickets For Sold Out Sydney Shows

Crowded House four Sydney Opera House Encore shows sold out quickly after going on sale. Now a limited number of new seats have been added.

October 19, 2016
R.E.M. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, noise11.com, music news
R.E.M. Contribute ‘World Leader Pretend’ To Anti-Trump Site 30Days30Songs.com

R.E.M. have donated their 1988 ‘Green’ album track ‘World Leader Pretend’ to the anti-Donald Trump site 30days30songs.com.

October 19, 2016
Chuck Berry
Chuck Berry Turns 90 and Will Release First Album In 35 Years

Chuck Berry, one of the pioneering artists in all of rock music, turns 90 today and to prove that its 90-years-young, he has announced a brand new studio album.

October 19, 2016
Hoodoo Gurus Dave Faulkner, photo by Ros OGorman
Melbourne Zoo Twilights Cages Hoodoo Gurus, The Living End and Jo Jo Zep

Melbourne’s Melbourne Zoo Twilights will cage the rock and roll animals in Jo Jo Zep & The Falcons, The Sports, Hoodoo Gurus and The Living End in 2017.

October 19, 2016
Kasey Chambers, Iwaki Ausitorium, Melbourne 2014
Twilight At Taronga Has Sydney’s Rock and Roll Animals Caged

Sydney’s Taronga Park Zoo will rock out with the best Twilight At Taronga line-up to date for 2017.

October 19, 2016
Face The Music
Face The Music Release Program Details

Melbourne's Face The Music music conference has released more information about panels and artists for 2016.

October 19, 2016
Gwen Stefani of No Doubt - Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Gwen Stefani To Return To The Voice

Gwen Stefani is returning as a coach on The Voice after a two-season break.

October 19, 2016
Frank Ocean Blonde
Frank Ocean Albums Miss Deadline For Grammy Nomination

Frank Ocean's latest albums won't be winning any Grammy Awards next year (17) after the deadline to be considered for a nomination was missed.

October 19, 2016
Mary J Blige, Noise11, Photo
Mary J Blige’s Husband Wants $170k A Month In Alimony

Mary J. Blige's estranged husband has filed for temporary spousal support as the couple thrashes out its divorce.

October 19, 2016
Pearl Jam, Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2017 Nominees Announced

It looks like it was a year for reflection by the nomination committee at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

October 19, 2016
Neil Finn photo by Ros O'Gorman
Neil Finn, Teenage Fanclub, The Specials To Play Golden Plains Festival

The line-up for Golden Plains 2017 has been revealed with a line-up featuring Teenage Fanclub, The Specials and Neil Finn.

October 18, 2016
Wednesday 13
Wednesday 13 To Play Australian Acoustic Shows

Wednesday 13 will tour Australia unplugged in 2017.

October 18, 2016
Boom Crash Opera
Boom Crash Opera Set Dates For 2017

Boom Crash Opera has set their first dates for 2017 with two more shows for Melbourne before year’s end.

October 18, 2016
Tempus Sun
Melbourne Music Bank Shortlist To Four Finalists

Anna Oliphant Wright, Birdhouse, Bloom and Tempus Sun are the four acts competing for the 2016 Melbourne Music Bank prize.

October 18, 2016
RUFUS, music news, noise11.com
Rüfüs Set First Dates For 2017

Rüfüs will head on their first dates of 2017 with a regional tour starting on the Gold Coast and ending in Airlie Beach across January and February.

October 18, 2016
Phil Collins
Phil Collins To Tour Again

A number of times over the last couple of years, it looked like Phil Collins was returning to the concert stage with a full-fledged show, only to disappoint with three or four songs.

October 18, 2016
Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan Yet To Respond To Nobel Prize Committee

Nobel Prize committee officials remain confident Bob Dylan will attend their annual ceremony to accept his Literature honour, even though he has yet to respond to their invitation.

October 18, 2016
Katy Steele
Katy Steele Has A New Song ‘It Ain’t Me’

Katy Steele is giving fans a sneak preview of another song from her next album with 'It Ain't Me'.

October 18, 2016
The Last Shadow Puppets
The Last Shadow Puppets Cover Leonard Cohen

The Last Shadow Puppets will an EP featuring covers of Leonard Cohen and The Fall in December.

October 18, 2016
Bic Runga Covers Classic Artists On First Album Since 2011

Bic Runga has covered Neil Young, Roberta Flack, Nick Drake and the Beach Boys on ‘Close Your Eyes’, her first album in five years.

October 18, 2016
The Who Roger Daltry. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Who and Roger Waters Press Play Repeat For Final Desert Trip Show

The first Desert Trip Festival came to a close on Sunday night with performances by The Who and Roger Waters.

October 18, 2016
Gregory Page, Photo By Mary Boukouvalas
Gregory Page To Return To Australia After Three Year Gap

British-born American based singer-songwriter Gregory Page will return to Australia in December for his first shows since 2013.

October 18, 2016
Azealia Banks, Future Music, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Azealia Banks Files Police Report Against Russell Crowe

Rapper Azealia Banks has reportedly filed a battery report against actor Russell Crowe following a Beverly Hills hotel spat over the weekend.

October 18, 2016
John Farnham and Olivia Newton-John Friends for Christmas
John Farnham and Olivia Newton-John To Release Christmas Album

John Farnham and Olivia Newton-John have teamed up again, this time for a Christmas album.

October 17, 2016