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Good Times Festival Announces New Dates

Good Times has new dates in September but a few changes come with the announcement.

July 22, 2021
Josh Piterman
Phantom of the Opera Postponed Due To Covid

The upcoming productions of Phantom of the Opera for Sydney and Melbourne have been postponed to 2022 because of the current Covid lockdowns.

July 22, 2021
Chuck E Weiss photo from Chuck E Weiss and the G-d Damn Liars Facebook page
Chuck E. Weiss Dead at 76

Chuck E. Weiss, the songwriter name-checked in the Rickie Lee Jones classic ‘Chuck E.’s In Love’, has died at age 76 from cancer.

July 22, 2021
Joni Mitchell photo from Kennedy Center
Joni Mitchell and Bette Midler To Receive Kennedy Center Honors

Joni Mitchell and Bette Midler have been announced as recipients of the 44th Kennedy Center Honors.

July 22, 2021
Eric Clapton image by Ros O'Gorman
Eric Clapton Says He Will Refuse To Play Vaccinated Venues With Rules

Eric Clapton won't be performing at U.K. concert venues that require proof of vaccination for entry.

July 22, 2021
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Glastonbury’s Equinox Label Cancelled

Glastonbury Festival's proposed one-day event in September will not go ahead.

July 22, 2021
Ellen Foley
Ellen Foley To Release Fifth Album ‘Fighting Words’

Ellen Foley is heading towards the release of her fifth album. ‘Fighting Words’ is coming in August.

July 21, 2021
Andrew Stockdale, Wolfmother, 2013, Music Bowl, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Andrew Stockdale Wishes Andrew Stockdale at Happy 45th

Happy Birthday Andrew Stockdale. Wolfmother’s Andrew Stockdale is 45.

July 21, 2021
The Avalanches
The Avalanches To Tour North America In 2022

With more than half in Australia still in lockdown, Australian acts are looking elsewhere for touring income. The Avalanches will head to North America in 2022.

July 21, 2021
Ed Sheeran photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ed Sheeran To Play Free Gig For 700 Fans

Ed Sheeran is set to play an intimate free concert at the grand opening of the HMV Empire in Coventry.

July 21, 2021
Taylor Swift photo by Ros O'Gorman
Taylor Swift Pulls Fearless Remake From Grammy Consideration

Taylor Swift will not submit the re-recorded version of her album Fearless for award consideration, noting it already won Album of the Year in 2009.

July 21, 2021
Coldplay perform at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne on Friday 9 December 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Coldplay Confirm Music of the Spheres Album

Coldplay have today confirmed the release of their much-anticipated new album, Music Of The Spheres. The band's ninth LP will hit stores and streaming services on October 15th, 2021.

July 21, 2021
Marina and the Diamonds. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Marina of Marina and the Diamonds Tests Positive To Covid-19

Marina Diamandis of Marina and the Diamonds has warned fans to "be careful out there" after she tested positive for COVID-19.

July 21, 2021
Moby photo by Ros O'Gorman
Moby Is Already Planning Reprise 2

Just weeks after releasing his ‘Reprise’ album, Moby is planning a second volume.

July 20, 2021
Gang of Youths
Gang of Youths Premiere ‘Unison’ Video

Gang of Youth’s have a music video for ‘Unison’ one of three songs on their ‘Total Serene’ EP.

July 20, 2021
Screaming Jets
The Screaming Jets Postpone New South Wales Dates To 2022

The Screaming Jets have postponed their New South Wales shows until 2022 because of the #Gladyscluster ripping the state. However, New South Wales’ loss is a windfall for Queensland and Victoria.

July 20, 2021
Ross Wilson Mondo Rock, photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ross Wilson Expands Eagle Rock 50th Anniversary Tour

Ross Wilson has expanded his Eagle Rock 50th anniversary tour with more shows in Victoria and Queensland added to the dates.

July 20, 2021
Mark Seymour of Hunters and Collectors at Red Hot Summer Bendigo photo by Noise11
Mark Seymour Calls On All Music Fans To Vaccinate

Mark Seymour has called on all music fans to get vaccinated as soon as possible so that live music can return to some sense of normality.

July 20, 2021
Robby Steinhardt of Kansas
Kansas Singer Robby Steinhardt Dies At Age 71

Robby Steinhardt, the co-singer and violinist for Kansas, has died at age 71 from complications of acute pancreatitis.

July 20, 2021
Iron Maiden Senjutsu
Iron Maiden Reveal 17th Album ‘Senjutsu’ Details

After suddenly slipping out the new song ‘The Writing On The Wall’ last week, this week Iron Maiden have announced details of their upcoming 17th album.

July 20, 2021
Spandau Ballet perform at Rod Laver Arena on Tuesday 19 May 2015; photo Ros O'Gorman
Spandau Ballet’s Gary Kemp Releases Second Solo Album

At age 61, Spandau Ballet’s Gary Kemp has put out his second solo album.

July 20, 2021
Something For Kate photo by Ros O'Gorman
Something for Kate To Tour Echolalia and The Modern Medieval Albums

Something For Kate will perform songs from their recent album ‘The Modern Medieval’ as well as a complete performance of 2001’s ‘Echolalia’ when they start their first tour in four years in September.

July 20, 2021
APRA AMCOS
ANNOUNCEMENT: Art Music Awards Finalists Announced

APRA AMCOS and the Australian Music Centre are excited to announce the finalists for the 2021 Art Music Awards, to be held on Tuesday 17 August in Melbourne. Finalists include Holly Harrison, Yitzhak Yedid, Cathy Milliken, Ed Kuepper and many more.

July 20, 2021
Kanye West photo by Ros O'Gorman
Kanye West To Release Donda Album On Friday

Kanye West will launch his long-awaited new album, Donda, with a listening party at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia.

July 20, 2021
The Killers photo by Olivia Bee
The Killers Next Album is Coming In August

The Killers will release their new album 'Pressure Machine' next month.

July 20, 2021
Soulja Boy
Soulja Boy Hit With Restraining Order

Rapper Soulja Boy has been ordered to cut all contact with a woman who is suing him for sexual assault and battery as part of a new domestic violence restraining order.

July 20, 2021
Megan Thee Stallion
Rapper Megan Thee Stallion Will Be A Sports Illustrated Covergirl

Megan Thee Stallion has celebrated becoming the first rapper to grace the cover of Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Issue.

July 20, 2021
Halsey
Halsey Gives Birth To First Child

Halsey has become a mum for the first time. Halsey and screenwriter Alev Aydin welcomed their first child, Ender Ridley Aydin, on 14 July, and Halsey shared the news with fans via Instagram on Monday.

July 20, 2021
Doretha and Jon Bon Jovi
Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation Donates $100,000 To Veterans Center of Hoboken

The JBJ Soul Foundation, the nonprofit group founded by Jon Bon Jovi to help the homeless, has donated $100,000 to the Veterans Center of Hoboken.

July 19, 2021
Rolling Stones Tattoo You
The Rolling Stones To Expand ‘Tattoo You’

The Rolling Stones next expanded album project will be the 1981 classic ‘Tattoo You’ album.

July 19, 2021