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Frontier Touring and AEG Presents join forces in Australia and New Zealand

American touring juggernaut AEG Presents has signed a joint venture with Australia’s largest independent touring company Frontier Touring to bring come of the biggest names in the world down under.

April 11, 2019
Amyl & The Sniffers
SXSW highlight Amyl & The Sniffers Debut Album is coming in May

Melbourne band Amyl & The Sniffers were the buzz band of SXSW 2019. In May they will release their debut album.

April 11, 2019
Kasey Chambers The Captain
Kasey Chambers to release 20th Anniversary Edition of The Captain

Kasey Chambers will release an expanded edition of her breakthrough debut ‘The Captain’ on 17 May, 2019, exactly 20 years to the day the original album was released.

April 11, 2019
ARIA Charts
ARIA to launch Vinyl Albums Chart on Record Store Day

ARIA will publish its first Vinyls Albums Chart this Saturday, April 13, coinciding with Record Store Day.

April 11, 2019
Mark Vincent and Tommy Fleming
Tommy Fleming to join Mark Vincent on tour in Australia

Irish folk singer will tour Australia with Mark Vincent in November.

April 11, 2019
John Farnham returns for Red Hot Summer 2019 photo Regional Touring
John Farnham has Three More Red Hot Summer Shows for Queensland

John Farnham has been playing sold-out Red Hot Summer shows across New South Wales and South Australia and will complete the tour with three more Queensland shows this month.

April 10, 2019
Stephen Cummings with The Sports at the Memo Music Hall in St Kilda. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Stephen Cummings to Launch Prisoner of Love and Anthology at Memo Music Hall Friday

Australian rock legend Stephen Cummings will be performing songs from 20th solo album ‘Prisoner of Love’ and selections from his 4-disc career spanning Anthology at Memo Music Hall St Kilda on Friday.

April 10, 2019
The Seekers, Noise11, Press Conference, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
The Seekers Australian Story Sends Albums Back Into The Charts

The Seekers are Pop Stars again this week with five albums gracing the iTunes chart.

April 10, 2019
Harts, 2015 Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Harts Graduates To Melbourne Recital Centre for his Harts Plays Hendrix Show

Melbourne guitarist Harts will perform the music of Jimi Hendrix at the Melbourne Recital Centre in May.

April 10, 2019
Rick Price
Rick Price to Play his (not so) Rarities Live

Rick Price will present his Rarities tour in May but never fear, those rarities aren’t that rare.

April 10, 2019
Donald Fagen and Steely Dan photo by Ros O'Gorman
Steely Dan to Perform Five Shows featuring a Complete Different Album Each Night

Donald Fagen as the sole remaining member of Steely Dan will perform five Steely Dan / solo albums over five nights in Boston in October.

April 10, 2019
Ozzy Osbourne Black Sabbath photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ozzy Osbourne cancels all 2019 dates

Sharon Osbourne fought back tears as she opened up about the accident that forced her husband Ozzy to cancel his 2019 No More Tours II trek last week.

April 10, 2019
Garland Jeffreys and Bruce Springsteen photo by Ros O'Gorman
Garland Jeffreys To Retire From Touring

Brooklyn singer-songwriter Garland Jeffreys has announced he will be ceasing to tour after his next set of dates but that doesn’t mean he will stop writing and recording.

April 10, 2019
Punch Brothers image
The Punch Brothers Reveal 2019 Australian Dates

The Punch Brothers, mandolinist Chris Thile, guitarist Chris Eldridge, bassist Paul Kowert, banjoist Noam Pikelny, and violinist Gabe Witcher, will tour Australia in July.

April 10, 2019
Taylor Swift, Etihad, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Taylor Swift Donates Over $100000 To Fight Anti-LGBTQ Bill in Tennessee

Taylor Swift has donated $113,000 (£86,000) to a Tennessee project fighting a series of anti-LGBTQ bills in the state.

April 10, 2019
Ariana Grande Sweetener
Ariana Grande wants to be a Cosmetics Queen

Ariana Grande is planning to launch a new perfume and beauty line named after her hit album Thank U, Next.

April 10, 2019
Madonna performs at Rod Laver Arena on Saturday 12 March 2016. This is the first show of the Australian leg of her world wide Rebel Heart Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Activists Slam Madonna for her Decision to Visit Israel

Fans and activists are urging Madonna to rethink her plans to perform at next month's Eurovision Song Contest in Israel - and boycott the event.

April 10, 2019
Nick Cave and Warren Ellis photo by Kerry Brown
Nick Cave and Warren Ellis to Perform their Film Scores With the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Nick Cave and Warren Ellis will upsize their backing band from the Bad Seeds to the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra when they perform together as part of the Melbourne International Film Festival.

April 10, 2019
Lisa O'Neill
Geoff Travis applies his Independent Past to his Folk Future

Rough Trade Records founder Geoff Travis has started a new label River Lea. The label is all about targeting people who prefer quality over quantity and would rather than listen to a physical disc than stream.

April 9, 2019
Van Duren
Greg Carey Explains How He and Wade Jackson Connected with Van Duren

The story of Memphis musician Van Duren is a story next to no-one knows. That is because Van Duren never became famous. Then along came two Sydney music people, Greg Carey (manager of The Rubens) and musician Wade Jackson who set up to travel half a planet away to tell this story.

April 9, 2019
Fleetwood Mac photo by Ros O'Gorman
Fleetwood Mac Postpone Remainder of North American Tour

The remaining dates for the Fleetwood Mac North American tour have been postponed after Stevie Nicks came down with the flu.

April 9, 2019
Courtney Barnett performs in the ABC Melbourne Studio Foyer celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Archie Roach album Charcoal Road. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Courtney Barnett has a new song ‘Everybody Here Hates You’

Courtney Barnett’s new song is ‘Everybody Here Hates You’.

April 9, 2019
Rolling Stones Bridges To Bremen
The Rolling Stones ‘Bridges To Bremen’ concert from 1998 is their next archives DVD

The Rolling Stones to release Bridges To Bremen concert from 1998.

April 9, 2019
Madonna, Rod Laver Arena Rebel Heart Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Madonna To Perform at Eurovision

Madonna will perform at Eurovision 2019 in Israel.

April 9, 2019
Beyonce photo by Ros OGorman
Netflix Loads Up The Beyoncé Coachella Trailer

Netflix has uploaded it Beyoncé trailer for the special documenting her Coachella performance of 2018.

April 9, 2019
John J Francis
John J. Francis is Alive and Well Despite Being Killed Off by the ABC

UPDATED STORY: Contrary to reports that singer-songwriter John J Francis had passed away at age 74 from a suspected heart attack, John J. has confirmed that he is alive and well.

April 9, 2019
John Paul Young performs at APIA Good Times Tour at the Palais Theatre in St Kilda on Saturday 28 May 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http://www.noise11.com
John Paul Young’s Love Is In The Air Graces Will & Grace

The producers of hit sitcom ‘Will & Grace’ have used John Paul Young’s Australian classic ‘Love Is In The Air’ for the season finale episode based around Jack’s wedding.

April 9, 2019
Billie Eilish
Billie Eilish Covered a Missy Higgins Song when she was 11-years-old

When Billie Eilish was 11-years-old she covered a Missy Higgins song ‘Secret’ and Missy just found out about it.

April 9, 2019
Normie Rowe and the Playboys perform at Memo Music Hall St Kilda on Saturday 6 June 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Normie Rowe Covers 1927 to Mark 50th Anniversary of his Conscription into the Australian Army

50 years ago, Australia Prime Minister at the time Harold Holt needed to create a publicity stunt so he sent ‘Australia’s Elvis’ to war. He chose the nation’s biggest pop star at the time, Normie Rowe.

April 8, 2019
Ed Kuepper photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ed Kuepper is taking The Aints! On the Road

Ed Kuepper will tour The Aints! In June with Peter Oxley, Paul Larsen Loughhead, Alister Spence and Eamon Dilworth making up the band.

April 8, 2019