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Peter Noble Announces The Boomerang Festival

Bluesfest director Peter Noble has announced the inaugural Boomerang Festival for October on the Bluesfest site.

April 1, 2013
Peter Noble of Bluesfest - Image By Ros O'Gorman,, photo
Noble, Chugg And Potts Make Australia The Centre Of The Music Universe

Never before have so many major music names been in Australia at one time. Without question, Australia is the music centre of the universe right now and that is with thanks to three people … Peter Noble, Michael Chugg and Rob Potts.

April 1, 2013
Bruce Springsteen, Rod Laver Arena, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Bruce Springsteen And Jimmy Barnes Duet Again At Hanging Rock SETLIST

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band performed the second night at Hanging Rock, Victoria on Sunday night and once again Jimmy Barnes got up with The Boss.

April 1, 2013
David Bowie - photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
David Bowie Five Short Films Exhibited In London

The Victoria and Albert Museum in London is currently hosting an exhibition featuring items from the David Bowie Archive.

March 31, 2013
Smokey Robinson, Noise11, Photo
Smokey Robinson Signs With Verve

Smokey Robinson has been signed by the legendary Verve label by its chairman, David Foster, and is preparing his 29th career album in the form of a duets set.

March 31, 2013
kd lang photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
k.d.lang Named Greatest Canadian Singer Of All-Time

The CBC has named their list of the 25 Greatest Canadian Singers Ever, topping the list with k.d. lang.

March 31, 2013
Jimmy Savile, BBC, entertainer, Noise11, photo
Australian Entertainer In Hiding After Arrest

The unnamed 82-year old British based Australian entertainer who was arrested in child sex offences on Thursday has gone into hiding.

March 31, 2013
Lime Cordiale, Deni Blues & Roots Festival, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Lime Cordiale Kicks Off Day Two Of Deni Blues and Roots Festival

Sydney’s Lime Cordiale has opened day two of the inaugural Deni Blues and Roots Festival in Deniliquin, New South Wales.

March 31, 2013
Phil Ramone, Noise11, Photo
Producer Phil Ramone Dead At Age 72

Phil Ramone, the producer of some of the greatest albums of the 20th Century, has died in New York after being admitted to a Manhattan hospital for surgery.

March 31, 2013
Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience, Noise11, Photo
Justin Timberlake Stays On Top Of ARIA Albums

Breaking the eight week running one-week-at-the-top for number one albums by staying at the top for a second week is Justin Timberlake’s “The 20/20 Experience”, beating the one week his previous album stayed at the top back in 2006.

March 31, 2013
Passenger, Noise11, Photo
Passenger Knocks Macklemore And Ryan Lewis From Top Of ARIA Chart

Current tourist Passenger scores his eighth international number one placement by moving up one spot to the top of the ARIA Singles Chart with his hit “Let Her Go”.

March 31, 2013
Bruce Springsteen, Rod Laver Arena, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Jimmy Barnes Joins Bruce Springsteen At Hanging Rock SETLIST

Jimmy Barnes joined Bruce Springsteen on stage at the first of two shows at Hanging Rock, Victoria this weekend. 

March 31, 2013
Bonnie Raitt, Deni Blues & Roots Festival, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Bonnie Raitt Was Deni Blues And Roots Day One Highlight

The first day of the first ever Deni Blues and Roots Festival has officially been declared a success with Bonnie Raitt turning in a stunning set for her first ever trip into inland Australia.

March 31, 2013
Zac Brown Band, Deni Blues and Roots Festival, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Zac Brown Band Debut New Song At Deni Blues & Roots Festival

The Zac Brown Band debuted a brand new song called ‘New Day’ at the inaugural Deni Blues and Roots Festival this weekend.

March 30, 2013
Howlin Steam Train, Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Howlin’ Steam Train Become First Band Ever To Play Deni Blues and Roots Festival

Howlin’ Steam Train can officially lay claim to being the first band ever to perform at the Deni Blues and Roots Festival. In fact they have.

March 30, 2013
Jimmy Savile, BBC, entertainer, Noise11, photo
82-Year Old Australian Arrested For Child Sex Crimes Still Not Named

The 82-year old Australian entertainer arrested for child sex offences in London has still not been named for legal reasons although social media sites and posts are constantly referring to a household name originally from Perth.

March 30, 2013
Dave Faulkner, Hoodoo Gurus - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Hoodoo Gurus Cancel Adelaide Dig It Up

The Hoodoo Gurus Dig It Up for Adelaide has been cancelled.

March 30, 2013
Chris Isaak: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Deni Blues & Roots Festival Draws Thousands To Deniliquin

About 12,000 music fans are expected to descend on the NSW border town of Deniliquin for the inaugural Deni Blues & Roots Festival this weekend.

March 30, 2013
Hugh McCracken, Noise11, Photo
R.I.P. Hugh McCracken, Renowned Session Guitarist

Renowned session musician, guitarist Hugh McCracken has lost his battle with Leukemia.

March 30, 2013
Charlie Watts, The Rolling Stones (photo by Ros O'Gorman)
Rolling Stones Tour Announcement Due Next Week

The Rolling Stones will announce their 50th anniversary world tour on April 3.

March 30, 2013
Bernie Nolan
Bernie Nolan Goes Home After Being Told Cancer Is Incurable

Bernie Nolan has moved back to her family home in Surrey, England to live out her final days as she succumbs to the cancer which has spread to her brain, bones, liver and lungs.

March 29, 2013
The Bluesfest Sunflower with inventor Dr Barry Hill (left) and student Dylan Blackman, Noise11, photo
Bluesfest Unveils Solar Powered Performance Stage

The Bluesfest music festival at Byron Bay has unveiled its new Lotus Palace solar powered performance stage.

March 29, 2013
Jimmy Savile, BBC, entertainer, Noise11, photo
High Profile Australian Entertainer Arrested For Sex Crimes

London Police have confirmed that they have arrested an “82-year old high-profile Australian entertainer” in their continuing investigation into sexual abuse of children related to the late Jimmy Savile.

March 29, 2013
Russell Morris, Long Way To The Top: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Russell Morris Launches See The Real Thing Campaign

Australian rock legend Russell Morris has put his name and song to the See The Real Thing campaign, a move to de-stigmatise hepatitis C.

March 29, 2013
Anthrax with Slash at the House of Blues photo by Stephanie Cabral, Noise11, photo
Slash And Chuck D Join Anthrax In L.A.

Anthrax fans in West Hollywood were treated to some surprise guests last night. Slash and Chuck D joined Anthrax on stage at the House of Blues.

March 29, 2013
Robert Zildjian, Noise11, Photo
Sabian Cymbals Founder Robert Zildjian Dies At Age 89

Robert Zildjian, founder of Sabian Cymbals, has died at the age of 89.

March 29, 2013
Bula Quo, Noise11, Photo
The Name Of The Band Is Quo, Status Quo

Status Quo are about to become movie stars. Prepare yourself for the first Quo action comedy ‘Bula Quo’.

March 29, 2013
Wilko Johnson photo by David Coombes, Noise11, Photo
Wilko Johnson Too Ill To Perform Anymore

Wilko Johnson, who has been diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer and has not sought treatment for the disease, has played his final show.

March 29, 2013
Paul Simon, Rod Laver Arena, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Paul Simon Plays Melbourne SETLIST

Seeing Paul Simon, one of the greatest songwriters of the 20th Century, performing other people’s songs shows the reverence he must have for those artists.

March 29, 2013
James McCartney with Paul McCartney and Ron Wood, Noise11, Photo
Paul McCartney Joins Son James McCartney And Ron Wood On Stage In London VIDEO

Sir Paul McCartney joined his son James on stage in London this week.

March 28, 2013