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Memo Music Hall The Black Sorrows 26 April
The Black Sorrows To Perform For Second Memo Music Hall Live Stream

Joe Camilleri will gather up The Black Sorrows for the second event in the Memo Music Hall Live Stream concert series.

April 14, 2020
Crowd at the Red Hot Summer tour in Mornington at the Mornington Racecourse.
Music Festivals and Concerts Not Expected To Return Until 2021

Professor of healthcare management Zeke Emanuel has "no idea" how event promoters are rescheduling music gigs and festivals for later this year amid the coronavirus pandemic, saying he doesn't understand how they think it's a "plausible possibility".

April 14, 2020
Violent Soho Everything Is A OK
Australian Charts: Violent Soho ‘Everything Is A-OK’ Debuts At No 1

The fifth studio album for local Australian alt-rock band Violent Soho called "Everything is A-OK" debuts at No.1 on the Australian Albums chart this week, becoming their second successive #1 set locally.

April 12, 2020
Matt Lucas
UK Charts: Matt Lucas Makes His UK Chart Debut

Matt Lucas’ charity single Thank You Baked Potato debuts at Number 34, with the highest digital download sales of the week. The track - clocking in at just 1 minute and 4 seconds - is a rework of a song he performed on comedy panel show Shooting Stars 20 years ago, with new lyrics encouraging hand washing and social distancing. All proceeds from the song go to FeedNHS, which is providing hot meals to NHS staff and critical care workers.

April 11, 2020
Gilad Passerby and HaHui
Israel’s Gilad Passerby Records Virtual Duet ‘Be There’ With China’s HaHui

Israel’s Gilad Passerby has recorded a virtual duet with China’s HaHui as a thankyou to the dedicated health workers in China and around the world.

April 8, 2020
Archie Roach: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
National Indigenous Music Awards To Be Online Only During COVID-19 Crisis

The National Indigenous Music Awards are pleased to announce in the face of the COVID19 pandemic, that they will continue in 2020, reacting to a climate where celebrating and shining a light on First Nations artists is even more important than ever. Opening their nominations today, the NIMAs are ready to face the challenge of building and supporting community in a changed world.

April 8, 2020
Dame Vera Lynn
Vera Lynn Sales Soar After Queen’s Speech

Official Charts Company data confirms that sales of Vera Lynn’s wartime classic We’ll Meet Again, as referenced in Queen Elizabeth’s address to the nation on Sunday evening, have soared 580% so far week-on-week, based on download sales from chart-reporting digital retailers including the likes Amazon, iTunes and more.

April 8, 2020
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Kelly Clarkson To Host TV Show From Her Montana Retreat

Kelly Clarkson is returning to daytime TV to host The Kelly Clarkson Show from her Montana getaway.

April 7, 2020
Tones and I
Tones and I Leads Nominations for 2020 Virtual APRA Awards

Tones and I has been nominated four times for the 2020 APRA Awards and this year they’ll be virtual.

April 7, 2020
5 Seconds of Summer C A L M
Australian Charts: 5 Seconds Of Summer ‘C A L M’ Debuts At No 1

The fourth studio album for local rock/pop act 5 Seconds of Summer called "C A L M" becomes their fourth consecutive No.1 album in Australia this week.

April 5, 2020
Melbourne Recital Centre
Melbourne Recital Centre To Remain Closed Until At Least June 2020

Melbourne Recital Centre have announced the following in regards to opening hours and when shows will return:

April 3, 2020
Symphonica: Armand Van Helden and the MSO at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl on Saturday 27 January 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Shuts Downs 2020 Season Until At Least July

A statement from the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra:

April 3, 2020
Icehouse photo by Serge Thomann
Perth’s By The C Rescheduled For November

Zaccaria Concerts & Touring are excited to announce that in response to the global coronavirus pandemic 2020, BY THE C featuring Icehouse, which was to be held on April 5 in Perth, is now being rescheduled to Saturday 7th November, 2020. It will still be held at the same venue - City Beach Oval.

April 2, 2020
Slava and Sharon Grigoryan
Adelaide Guitar Festival Cancelled

Adelaide Guitar Festival cannot go ahead in 2020, due to the ongoing public health emergency of COVID-19. The closure of Adelaide Festival Centre venues to the public, the ban on public gatherings and interstate and international travel restrictions have significantly impacted our artists and programming.

April 2, 2020
Torch Fest Lite full lineup
44 Indie Aussie Acts Get Together Online For Torch Fest Lite

44 Australian independent acts will take part in Torch Fest Lite on 4 April 2019.

April 1, 2020
Art4Changes Unites The Power of Art To Fight COVID-19 Via The World’s Great Artists

“Simply sitting home in confinement will not change the world, acting from home to provide real help – will!”. This is the global message Noise11.com wants to send to the world via Art4Changes.

March 31, 2020
Evelyn Richardson of Live Performance Australia
2020 Helpmann Awards Cancelled

Live Performance Australia (LPA) has today announced with deep regret the annual Helpmann Awards will not be presented in 2020.

March 31, 2020
The Weeknd
Australian Charts : The Weeknd ‘After Hours’ Debuts At No 1

The fourth studio album for Canadian artist The Weeknd called "After Hours" becomes his third successive No.1 album in Australia this week.

March 30, 2020
APRA AMCOS
APRA Music Awards To Be Virtual In 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing safety concerns, we’re saddened to announce that the 2020 APRA Music Awards will not be held in the usual live format for this year. The event was due to take place on Tuesday 28 April at the International Convention Centre in Sydney.

March 27, 2020
Kate Ceberano performs at the APIA Good Times Tour at the Palais in St Kilda on Saturday 28 May 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http://www.noise11.com
Memo Music Hall and Renegade Team To Stream Kate Ceberano

Memo Music Hall and RockWiz creators Renegade Films will streak Kate Ceberano & Co from the St Kilda venue on Sunday 5th April 2020.

March 25, 2020
Fire Fight Concert for National Bushfire Relief
Australian Charts: Fire Fight: Concert for National Bushfire Relief Is No 1 Album

Two weeks after the initial concert for Fire Relief on March 12th, 2020, the accompanying album called "Artists Unite for Fire Fight: Concert for National Bushfire Relief" debuts at No.1 on the ARIA Albums chart.

March 24, 2020
Julia Zemiro from Rockwiz image by Ros O'Gorman noise11.com
Adelaide Festival Cancelled

Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2020 has been cancelled, following the South Australian Government’s declaration of a public health emergency, and ban on non-essential gatherings of 100 people or more at indoor premises including Adelaide Festival Centre. There are also travel bans in force which affect artists coming from interstate and overseas to South Australia.

March 24, 2020
GTK
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
Melbourne Guitar Show 2020
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
CMC Rocks Qld
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
Endless Boogie
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
Support Act
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
Smash Mouth
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
Support Act
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
Peter Noble of Bluesfest - Image By Ros O'Gorman, noise11.com, photo
Bluesfest Will Be Back In 2021

Peter Noble has confirmed that Bluesfest will return in 2021.

March 19, 2020