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Aerosmith Urge Fans To Engage Online During Pandemic

Steven Tyler and co shared a video comprised of series of previously recorded clips of the band - which is also comprised of Joe Perry, Tom Hamilton, Brad Whitford and Joey Kramer - getting up close to each other to highlight the importance of social-distancing and keeping two metres (six feet) apart from everyone to help flatten the curve of the virus.

March 24, 2020
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Dionne Warwick Indicates She May Be Ready To Retire

Dionne Warwick, who has been in show-business for almost six decades and has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide, has admitted she will only retire if her vocals and looks fade.

March 24, 2020
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Dolly Parton Talks About Her Friend Kenny Rogers

Dolly Parton says she was devastated to find out her good friend had passed away at the age of 81 from natural causes under the care of a hospice team.

March 22, 2020
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GTK Producer Bernie Cannon Has Passed Away

Bernie Cannon, the man behind one of Australia’s pioneer music shows GTK, has passed away.

March 22, 2020
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Kenny Rogers Dies At Age 81

Country superstar Kenny Rogers has died at the age of 81.

March 21, 2020
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Blues On Broadbeach Music Festival Cancelled

Broadbeach Alliance has today announced that Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival will not be going ahead on May 14-17, 2020.

March 20, 2020
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Dolly Parton’s ‘9 to 5’ Australian Theatre Season Postponed

Producers John Frost, Suzanne Jones and Ambassador Theatre Group Productions are disappointed to announce that the Australian seasons of Dolly Parton’s hit musical 9 TO 5 will be postponed.

March 20, 2020
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Melbourne Guitar Show 2020 Postponed

In the light of developments and the impact of the coronavirus, the Australian Music Association, organiser of the Melbourne Guitar Show, which was scheduled for August 1 & 2, 2020 has announced the postponement of the August event.

March 20, 2020
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Adam Thompson Postpones Bohemian Rhapsody Regional Tour

Adam Thompson has announced the postponement of the regional run of his acclaimed Bohemian Rhapsody tour throughout Australia due to the developing situation with COVID-19. The show, which is an ode to his hero Freddie Mercury and Queen, kicked off in February and was slated to run through until June.

March 20, 2020
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CMC Rocks Qld Cancelled

It is with deep regret that Potts Entertainment, Chugg Entertainment and Frontier Touring announce the cancellation of CMC Rocks QLD 2020.

March 20, 2020
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Endless Boogie and Howlin’ Rain Postponed Until October

Endless Boogie and Howlin' Rain has been postponed until October. New dates have been announced.

March 20, 2020
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The Australian Music Industry Is Sending Out A SOS

The hard-working people who provide the soundtrack to Australian life need your help, right now.

March 20, 2020
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Rita Ora Teams With Bob Geldof For New Charity

Rita Ora has teamed up with Sir Bob Geldof to create an emblem aimed at raising awareness for the coronavirus pandemic.

March 20, 2020
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Marcus Mumford Ready For A Solo Album

The Mumford & Sons frontman is currently on a break from the band and as they have given one another the "blessing" to work on side-projects during their time off, he's "excited" at the thought of collaborating with other writers as he has a "lot of business to do".

March 20, 2020
Tool
Tool Cancel Remainder of World Tour

Tool have postponed their remaining tour dates in North America due to the worsening coronavirus crisis.

March 20, 2020
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Liam Gallagher Goes Into Lockdown

Liam Gallagher is self-isolating amid the coronavirus pandemic as he suffers from Hashimoto’s disease.

March 20, 2020
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So Pop 2020 Cancelled

It is with a heavy heart that Frontier Touring and Arena Touring announce that So Pop 2020 will no longer be taking place in Australia and New Zealand this April and May. Due to policies and measures put in place by the Australian Government regarding COVID-19, the promoters of the ultimate pop concert deem it infeasible for the show to go on.

March 19, 2020
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Support Act Announces Covid-19 Emergency Appeal

People in the live music and entertainment industries are being severely impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Thousands of jobs have been lost in recent weeks as a result of the cancellation of concerts, festivals, tours and shows. Reported losses across the sector amount to well over $100 million and are rising daily.

March 19, 2020
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Bluesfest Will Be Back In 2021

Peter Noble has confirmed that Bluesfest will return in 2021.

March 19, 2020
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Brian May Plays You Some Lounge Room Rock While He Self Isolates

Like all of us, Brian May of Queen can't go out, so he is streaming in something new for you.

March 19, 2020
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Announcement: The Cat Empire Initiate ‘Lockdown Get Down’

The Cat Empire are initiating Lockdown Get Down, a movement to help musicians increase available income to survive these turbulent times.

March 19, 2020
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#Announcement: Australian Music Industry COVID-19 Relief Fund & Support Act Unveiled

In times of crisis it is imperative that we stick together and help each other out in whatever ways we can. At present there are countless people across Australia that have fallen on hard times due to the COVID-19 Global Pandemic and the immense loss of income that has ensued, is rising every day.

March 19, 2020
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Glastonbury 2020 Cancelled

Britain's Glastonbury festival has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

March 19, 2020
Eurovision 2020
Eurovision 2020 Cancelled

The 2020 Eurovision Song Contest has been cancelled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

March 19, 2020
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Billie Eilish Admits Backlash After Grammy Awards

Billie Eilish - who won 10 Grammys and a BRIT Award over a two week period last month - has opened up about how online trolls questioning her credibility impacted her mental health.

March 19, 2020
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Drake Places Himself Into Self-Isolation

Drake has decided to spend the foreseeable future in quarantine at his home in Toronto after Nets star Kevin Durant was diagnosed with the deadly illness the just days after he partied with him at Nice Guy in Hollywood.

March 19, 2020
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Ciara and Russell Wilson Donate A Million Meals To Foodbank

Ciara and Russell Wilson plan to "make a difference" to those in need during the coronavirus pandemic by teaming up with Seattle Food LifeLine and urged others to follow their lead.

March 19, 2020
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Ellie Goulding To Release ‘Inspiring Female’ Covers Album

Ellie Goulding would like to honour the female singers who have inspired her with an album of cover songs.

March 19, 2020
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Jazz FM Nominations Announced

The nominations for the Jazz FM Awards 2020, produced by Serious, have been announced today, recognising the best emerging new artists, contemporary icons and established stars from across the worlds of jazz, soul and blues. More than ever, this year’s shortlist reflects the genre’s rude health and the melting pot of sounds and influences which make up its rich multicultural history.

March 19, 2020
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Mick Jagger Will Have The Stones Back On The Road “When It Is Safe To Do So”

Mick Jagger will wait for a safe all-clear before The Rolling Stones return to active duty.

March 19, 2020