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Rhiannon Giddens
New Music Releases For 10 February 2017

Major new titles coming this week from: Rag'N'Bone Man, Jess & Matt, Michael Bolton, Lupe Fiasco, Jay UF, Thundamentals, Adam Brand and the Fifty Shades Darker soundtrack.

February 10, 2017
Bruce Springsteen and Nils Lofgren perform at AAMI Park on Thursday 2 February 2017. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Bruce Springsteen’s Second Sydney Setlist

The current Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band Australian tour has gone up a notch on previous tours, and with three in the last five years that is saying something.

February 9, 2017
James Taylor performs with his All Star Band in Melbourne at Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday 8 February 2017. Ros OGorman
James Taylor Opens Australian Tour In Melbourne REVIEW

The keyword for a James Taylor concert is ‘perfection’. James Taylor’s albums are often music masterpieces but it is the live concert experience that makes the songs larger than life.

February 9, 2017
Dave Davies photo by Ian Heath
Dave Davies To Release Album With Son Russ

Dave Davies will release his new album, Open Road, on March 31 via Red River Entertainment.

February 9, 2017
Justin Timberlake - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justin Timberlake Has Come To Terms With His Childhood Trauma

Fatherhood has made Justin Timberlake realize how messed up his youth was.

February 9, 2017
Julie's Greenroom
Julie Andrews Lines Up Idina Menzel and Josh Groban For New Kids TV Show

Julie Andrews is about to have her own show on Netflix and her famous friends like Josh Groban and Idina Menzel will be joining her.

February 9, 2017
Rick Nielsen photo Ros O'Gorman, noise11
Toto and Cheap Trick Both Have New Albums Coming

Two classic rock groups from the 70's, Toto and Cheap Trick, have said that they are in the studio working on brand new albums.

February 9, 2017
Blondie photo by Ros O'Gorman
Blondie And Garbage To Tour US Together

A big group of the 70's and 80's is coming together with a big one from the 90's for a major summer tour.

February 9, 2017
Alison Krauss
Alison Krauss Debuts Losing You VIDEO

One of the albums with the most pre-order interest so far this year over at Amazon is Windy City by Alison Krauss. It has rarely fallen out of the top twenty since the album was announced a month ago.

February 9, 2017
Madness: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
UK ‘National Treasures’ Madness Will Tour Australia in April

After nearly 40 years, Madness have become ‘national treasures’ in the UK and that hasn’t gone unnoticed with founding member and keyboard player Mike Barson.

February 9, 2017
Bruce Springsteen and Nils Lofgren perform at AAMI Park on Thursday 2 February 2017. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Bruce Springsteen Plays Sydney

The Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band tour has reached Sydney.

February 8, 2017
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Lady Gaga and Metallica To Perform Together At The Grammy Awards

Lady Gaga will team up with Metallica for a joint performance at the Grammy Awards.

February 8, 2017
Guns 'n' Roses Noise11 photo
Guns N Roses Play Brisbane

Guns N Roses played their first show in Australia last night in Brisbane with a few modifications to the New Zealand shows.

February 8, 2017
Drummer Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac performs at ADOTG at Mt Duneed Winery on 7 November 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Mick Fleetwood, Sammy Hagar, Krist Novoselic To Speak At SXSW 2017

SXSW has announced a new round of speakers with Mick Fleetwood, Sammy Hagar and Krist Novoselic added for next month’s conference.

February 8, 2017
Culture Club Encore Tour at Sidney Myer Music Bowl on Sunday 11 December 2016. Culture Club headlined the show after support bands Wa Wa Nee, Pseudo Echo, Eurogliders and Real Life performed their sets. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Boy George Is A Celebrity Apprentice Finalist

Boy George has made the finals of The Celebrity Apprentice.

February 8, 2017
Madonna, Rod Laver Arena Rebel Heart Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Madonna To Adopt Twin Girls

Madonna has won permission from court officials in Malawi to adopt twin girls, Esther and Stella.

February 8, 2017
Elton John, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Elton John To Pay Tribute To George Michael On His Radio Show

Elton John will use his online radio show to pay tribute to his "great friend" George Michael.

February 8, 2017
Ke$ha, Kesha
Dr Luke Claims Kesha Owes Him $1.3m

Music producer Dr Luke has launched a counterclaim against Kesha over unpaid royalties.

February 8, 2017
Sting photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sting Kicks Off His 57th and 9th Tour In Vancouver

Last week, Sting opened his 57th & 9th Tour at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver, BC with a 22 song set that had a large helping of tracks from the new album along with some of a primer on the Police and the rest of his solo career.

February 8, 2017
The Cranberries, Noise11, Photo
The Cranberries To Tour With String Quartet

The Cranberries will tour with a whole new format. They are taking a string quartet on tour.

February 8, 2017
Diana Krall, music news, noise11.com
Diana Krall Announces New Album And Tour

Diana Krall has announced a brand new album and supporting tour for 2017.

February 8, 2017
April Wine with Steve Lang
R.I.P. Steve Lang of April Wine 1949-2017

April Wine bass player Steve Lang has died in Canada at the age of 67.

February 7, 2017
Folk Uke To Play Australian Dates With Dog Trumpet

Folk Uke, the duo featuring Willie Nelson’s daughter Amy and Arlo Guthrie’s daughter Cathy, will return to Australia in March for dates with Dog Trumpet, the band featuring Reg and Pete, the sons of Mr and Mrs O’Doherty.

February 7, 2017
Kylie Minogue photo by Ros OGorman
Kylie Minogue Is Allowed To Keep Her Name

Kylie Minogue has reportedly won a legal battle with Kylie Jenner over the trademarking of their shared first name.

February 7, 2017
Fadi Fawaz and George Michael
George Michael’s Boyfriend Cleared Of Singers Death

George Michael's on-off lover Fadi Fawaz has been cleared by police of any involvement in the singer's death.

February 7, 2017
Birds of Tokyo
Birds of Tokyo Set Harlequins Tour Regional Dates

Birds of Tokyo will hit the road again soon to take the Harlequins album live to regional areas.

February 7, 2017
Nikki Nicholls
Nikki Nicholls To Perform The Songs Of Carole King In Melbourne

Former Farnham backing singer Nikki Nicholls will honour Carole King with her ‘The Songs and Stories of Carole King’ show for one night only in March.

February 7, 2017
The Darkness: Photo Ros O'Gorman
The Darkness To Play Shows In Australia April May

The Darkness will return to Australia in April for national headline dates.

February 7, 2017
Kanye West 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Kanye West Withdraws All Support For The Demagogue

Kanye West had a complete change of heart about America’s demagogue, deleting all of his tweets pertaining to the fake President.

February 7, 2017
Birds of Tokyo
Sunshine Coast Squeezes Out Another Big Pineapple Music Festival

Queensland’s Sunshine Coast will welcome back the Big Pineapple Music Festival in May with Birds of Tokyo, Peking Duk and The Veronicas in the bill.

February 7, 2017