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Rita Coolidge
Rita Coolidge To Showcase At SXSW

Rita Coolidge will perform at SXSW 2018 in Austin in March.

January 24, 2018
Dolores ORiordan
Dolores O’Riordan Has Been Buried Next To Her Dad In Ireland

Dolores O'Riordan was laid to rest in her home city in County Limerick, Ireland, on Tuesday (January 23).

January 24, 2018
Lari White
R.I.P. Lari White 1965-2018

Country singer Lari White has lost her battle with peritoneal cancer at the age of 52.

January 24, 2018
Mickey Gilley
Mickey Gilley and Johnny Lee Pair For The Urban Cowboy Reunion Tour

Country legends Mickey Gilley and Johnny Lee will get together again for the Urban Cowboy Reunion Tour across the USA.

January 24, 2018
Paul Kelly AWITG on Friday 17 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Nine Australian Music Prize Shortlist Albums For 2017 Revealed

Jen Cloher, Paul Kelly and Beaches are just three of the artists whose albums have been shortlisted for the Australian Music Prize for 2017.

January 24, 2018
Triple J Hottest 100
65 Australian Songs Make Triple J’s Hottest 100, None Made ARIA’s Top 30

Triple J has revealed that 65 Australian songs will feature in the 2017 Hottest 100, to be broadcast on January 28. By comparison, not one Australian song made the Top 30 of the ARIA end of year chart for 2017.

January 24, 2018
Festival Hall Melbourne
Festival Hall Owner Says Venue Is No Longer Viable

The Wren family, the owners of Melbourne’s iconic Festival Hall, have confirmed that they are selling the building because the business is no longer viable.

January 24, 2018
Jonny Greenwood performs at ACO Underground in December 2012_02, Noise11, Photo
Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood Nominated For An Academy Award

Radiohead lead guitarist and keyboard player Jonny Greenwood has been nominated for an Academy Award for his work on ‘Phantom Thread’.

January 24, 2018
Mary J Blige plays Hamer Hall on Wednesday 12 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Mary J. Blige Is An Oscar Nominee

Singer Mary J. Blige is officially an Oscar contender.

January 24, 2018
Hugh Masekela
R.I.P. Hugh Masekela 1939-2018

Jazz great Hugh Masekela has died in South Africa at the age of 78.

January 23, 2018
Juliana Hatfield Sings Olivia Newton-John
Juliana Hatfield Covers Olivia Newton-John

Juliana Hatfield has recorded a complete album of Olivia Newton-John covers.

January 23, 2018
Billy Corgan, The Smashing Pumpkins, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
D’arcy Wretzky Won’t Be Part Of A Smashing Pumpkins Reunion

D'arcy Wretzky, the bass guitarist for Smashing Pumpkins from their formation in 1988 until shortly before their breakup in 1999, will not be taking part in the yet-to-be announced reunion.

January 23, 2018
Neil Diamond performs in Melbourne at Rod Laver Arena on Tuesday 27 October 2015. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Neil Diamond Cancels Australian Tour Due To Parkinson’s Disease

Music legend Neil Diamond has been forced into retirement from touring after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease.

January 23, 2018
Kid Rock performs at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne on 7 December 2013. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Kid Rock Wins Court Case Over Tour Name

Kid Rock has scored an early court victory in a legal battle over the original name for his new tour.

January 23, 2018
Dave Holland of Judas Priest
R.I.P. Dave Holland of Judas Priest 1948-2018

What at started out as a rumor earlier in the day has now been reported to be the truth. Drummer Dave Holland, who played with Judas Priest from 1979 to 1989, has died at the age of 69.

January 23, 2018
Triple J Hottest 100
Triple J Hottest 100 Gets Over 2 Million Votes

2,386,133 votes have been tallied for the 2017 Triple J Hottest 100 making it the biggest Hottest 100 ever.

January 23, 2018
Festival Hall Melbourne
Festival Hall Closure Angers Sectors of Melbourne’s Music Community

Plans to demolish Melbourne venue Festival Hall have angered parts of the music community.

January 23, 2018
James Reyne, noise11, photo
James Reyne Cancels Remainder of All Crawl Tour Dates

James Reyne has cancelled the remainder of his current ‘All Crawl’ Australian tour following complications from his recent surgery.

January 23, 2018
Imagine Dragons, Palace Theatre, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Imagine Dragons Set Australia and New Zealand Dates For May

Imagine Dragons will return to Australia and New Zealand for dates in May.

January 23, 2018
Dolores ORiordan
Fans Farewell Dolores O’Riordan In Ireland

Thousands of fans queued up in the rain on Sunday to say their last farewells to Irish singer Dolores O'Riordan.

January 22, 2018
Bjorn from Abba on Better Later Than Never
The Day The Fonz and Captain Kirk Met Bjorn From Abba

William Shatner, Henry Winkler, George Foreman, Jeff Dye and Terry Bradshaw were greeted by Bjorn from Abba on a new episode of Better Later Than Never, their travel show.

January 22, 2018
Sam Smith plays the Town Hall in Melbourne at an intimate show put on by iHeart Radio, KiisFM and Optus Yes. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sam Smith Finishes Off His World Promo Tour For iHeartRadio In Melbourne

Sam Smith treated fans in Australia to his final promo show before he starts his world tour in Sheffield, England in March.

January 22, 2018
Rob Walker
Rob Walker To Receive The Believe In Music Award at NAMM

Australian Music Association CEO Rob Walker is to be honored at NAMM with The Believe In Music Award.

January 22, 2018
Jim Rodford
R.I.P. Jim Rodford of Argent 1941-2018

Jim Rodford, the bassist for Argent, the Kinks and the Zombies, has died at the age of 76. A cause of death has not been announced but his cousin, Rod Argent, pointed to a fall in a social media post:

January 22, 2018
Tom Petty
Daughter Of Tom Petty Denies Father Was Addicted To Medicine

Tom Petty's daughter has taken to social media to deny reports her father was a prescription drug addict.

January 22, 2018
Dan Sultan at the Age Music Victoria Awards photo by Ros O'Gorman
Dan Sultan Is Reworking Songs For Killer With Special Guests

Melbourne singer songwriter Dan Sultan is getting together with Camp Cope, A.B. Original, Meg Mac, and Dave Le’aupepe from Gang Of Youths to rework some of the songs from his 2017 ‘Killer’ album.

January 22, 2018
Adele performs at on March 18, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. Photo credit: Graham Denholm / Getty Images
Adele Joins Women’s March In LA

Jennifer Lawrence joined forces with Cameron Diaz and Adele as they took part in a Women's March event on Saturday.

January 22, 2018
Spinifex Gum
Peter Garrett, Briggs, Christine Anu Join Spinifex Gum Concert

Midnight Oil’s Peter Garrett, A.B. Original’s Briggs as well as Christine Anu have been added to the Spinifex Gum concerts for Adelaide and Melbourne in March.

January 22, 2018
Evanescence. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Evanescence Move Brisbane Date and Venue

Evanescence’s Australian tour will now start one day earlier and in a new venue in Brisbane.

January 22, 2018
John Butler performs at the 2015 Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards held in Melbourne at the Meat Market on Thursday 22 October 2015. Photo Ros O'Gorman
John Butler Trio To Debut New Songs For Seventh Album Live

John Butler Trio have been working on their seventh studio album and will preview new songs from the record on their upcoming Australian tour.

January 22, 2018