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Gurrumul Djarimirri
First Taste of Final Gurrumul Recording Revealed

Gurrumul’s final recording ‘Djarimirri (Child of the Rainbow)’ will be released on April 13.

March 26, 2018
Sampa The Great 13th AMP showcase Pop up at the Arts Centre Foyer Melbourne on a Flatbed Truck. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Sydney Venue The Basement To Close

Sydney ridiculous Liberal government induced lock-out laws has claimed another scalp, according to Sydney musician Danny G Felix. The iconic Circular Quay music venue may be on the verge of closing.

March 25, 2018
Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran ÷ Spends 25th Week At No 1

The Ed Sheeran onslaught continues at the top of the ARIA Albums Charts for a 25th week for his third album "÷ (Divide)", matching the amount of time that a classic Aussie album achieved in 1986 and 1987.

March 25, 2018
Drake, Photo by Ros O'Gorman, noise11
Australian Charts: Drake ‘God’s Plan’ Is No 1 For Eighth Week

Drake sees his track "God's Plan" hold for an eighth straight week as the No.1 song on the ARIA Singles Chart.

March 25, 2018
Paul McCartney at AAMI Park Melbourne on Tuesday 5 December 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sir Paul McCartney Joins Protest Against Terrorist Group The NRA

Sir Paul McCartney has joined the millions of protesters across America speaking out about American terrorist organisation the NRA in the March For Our Lives rally across the USA this weekend.

March 25, 2018
Rod Stewart, photo by Mary Boukouvalas Noise11
Rod Stewart Criticises Elton John For His ‘Retirement’ Tour

Rod Stewart and Elton John have had their disputes over the years, but the latest may be a real record breaker.

March 24, 2018
Harry Connick Jr, Noise11, Photo
Harry Connick Jr To Star In The Sting Musical

Harry Connick Jr will perform a limited run of shows starring in The Sting before it heads to Broadway.

March 24, 2018
Nile Rodgers, melbourne, noise11, music portrait, Ros O'Gorman photography
Nile Rodgers Named Chief Creative Officer For Abbey Road Studios

Nile Rodgers is the new Chief Creative Adviser at London's Abbey Road Studios.

March 24, 2018
Tuka
Tuka Of Thundamentals Releases First Solo Music In Two Years

Thundamentals MC Tuka has released his first solo music in two years.

March 23, 2018
Hoodoo Gurus Dave Faulkner, photo by Ros OGorman
Hoodoo Gurus Are Finally Streaming After All These Years

Hoodoo Gurus admit they are probably the last band on Earth to stream their music.

March 23, 2018
PP Arnold
The Legend PP Arnold Talks Music History At Noise11 iHeartRadio

Talking with PP Arnold is like talking to a music encyclopaedia and it talking right back at you. PP Arnold lived music history. She was there with The Small Faces, had songs produced by Mick Jagger and Eric Clapton and written by Barry Gibb. One of her songs was a duet with Rod Stewart in a band featuring Keith Richards and Ron Wood.

March 23, 2018
Neil Young Paradox
New Music Releases 23 March 2018

Major new titles coming this week from: Neil Young, George Ezra, Jack White, Dami Im, Rick Parfitt, Led Zeppelin (re-issue), Preoccupations, Don McLean and a new So Fresh compilation.

March 23, 2018
Guns N Roses perform at the MCG in Melbourne on Tuesday 14 February 2017. Guns N Roses are touring Australia on their Not In This Lifetime tour. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Slash Is Working On A New Album

Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators will return this fall with their as-yet-untitled third studio album. The group, Slash (Guitar), Myles Kennedy (Vocals), Brent Fitz (Drums), Todd Kerns (Bass & Vocals) and Frank Sidoris (Guitar & Vocals), has entered the studio with producer Michael "Elvis" Baskette (Alter Bridge, Iggy Pop, Incubus). Expect the group to announce a full North American tour for the fall.

March 23, 2018
Steve Mandell
R.I.P. Steve Mandell of Dueling Banjos Fame At 76

Steve Mandell, the guitar player who joined Eric Weissberg on the hit instrumental "Dueling Banjos" from the film Deliverence died on Wednesday, March 14 at the age of 76. He had been suffering from prostate cancer.

March 22, 2018
Kirk Pengilly at Sothebys Australia
Kirk Pengilly Auction Generated $228,323 Sales

An auction of Kirk Pengilly’s musical items generated $228,323 in sales in Sydney this week.

March 22, 2018
Winston Surfshirt
Sydney’s Winston Surfshirt Signs To BMG

Sydney six-piece Winston Surfshirt is now with BMG.

March 22, 2018
Pattie Boyd and George Harrison Wedding Day
Pattie Boyd To Speak In Sydney and Melbourne

Pattie Boyd, the former wife of George Harrison and then Eric Clapton, will appear in speaking engagements in Sydney and Melbourne in May.

March 22, 2018
Paul Dean of Loverboy
Paul Dean of Loverboy To First Solo Music In 21 Years

Loverboy lead guitarist Paul Dean will release his first solo work in 21 years.

March 22, 2018
Sting photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sting Fills In For Cast Member In His Own Musical

Sting revisited some familiar territory in more ways than one on Monday (March 19) in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England.

March 22, 2018
Bruce-Springsteen-and-E-Street-Band-perform-at-AAMI-Park-on-Thursday-2-February-2017.-Photo-Ros-OGorman
Bruce Springsteen Extends Broadway Run Until End Of The Year

Before he is done, Bruce Springsteen will have played on Broadway for over a year.

March 22, 2018
Justin Timberlake - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justin Timberlake Show Shut Down By New York’s Blizzard

Justin Timberlake has cancelled his Wednesday night (March 21) concert at New York's Madison Square Garden due to the city's snowstorm.

March 22, 2018
Celine Dion - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Celine Dion Cancels Shows Following Ear Problem

Singer Celine Dion has announced the cancellation of a month of shows from her Las Vegas residency so she can deal with a medical condition.

March 22, 2018
Robin Zander Cheap Trick, photo by Ros O'Gorman
Robin Zander and Pat Monahan To Make Their Broadway Debut

The producers of the Broadway concert Rocktopia are thrilled to announce that multi-platinum Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Robin Zander, lead singer of Cheap Trick, will make his Broadway debut as a special guest vocalist in the show for the final week of its limited engagement, April 23 - 29, 2018.

March 22, 2018
Jim Moginie Midnight Oil 6 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Midnight Oil Rarity – Jim Moginie’s ‘Lost’ “No Vans Mary’ Surfaces For Limited Time

‘No Vans Mary’, a 2009 unreleased album by Midnight Oil’s Jim Moginie, has been made available for a limited time.

March 21, 2018
DJ Albo in Brisbane
Anthony Albanese Hands Over Record Store Ambassadorship

Anthony Albanese MP and 2017 Ambassador for Record Store Day Australia has officially passed to baton to 2018 ambassadors Michael Chugg, Amber Lawrence and Dan Sultan.

March 21, 2018
Jet played AC/DC LANE on Tuesday 13 February 2018 to announce their upcoming National Get Re-Born Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
City of Melbourne Outlines Three-Year Music Strategy

The City of Melbourne has revealed a bold three-year strategy to build on the $1billion music industry.

March 21, 2018
Ringo-Starrs-All-Starr-Band-Festival-Hall-Photo-By-Ros-OGorman
Ringo Starr Knighted By William

Ringo Starr is officially Sir Richard Starkey MBE with thanks to a tap on the shoulder from future King William.

March 21, 2018
John Lennon and Yoko Ono
John Lennon And Yoko Ono Exhibition To Open In Liverpool

Announced on March 20, the 49th wedding anniversary of John Lennon and Yoko Ono Lennon, from May 2018, the Museum of Liverpool will show a ground-breaking exhibition, exploring the personal and creative chemistry of this iconic couple and their ongoing Imagine Peace campaign.

March 21, 2018
Kram Spiderbait ADOTG at Mt Duneed Winery near Geelong featuring The Fauves, Tumbleweed, The Lemondheads, Veruca Salt, Spiderbait, The Living End.
Kram To Collaborate With Paul Grabowsky and James Morrison In The Others For Melbourne International Jazz Festival

The Melbourne International Jazz Festival has a lot of surprises for 2018 including a collaboration called The Others pairing jazz geniuses Paul Grabowsky and James Morrison with Rock God Kram from Spiderbait.

March 20, 2018
The Sisterhood
The Sisterhood To Tour With Steven Tyler

Steven Tyler has announced that The Sisterhood, featuring Rod Stewart’s daughter Ruby, will be the opening act for his solo tour.

March 20, 2018