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Eagles 2017

Eagles Add Second Melbourne and Brisbane Shows

by Paul Cashmere

Eagles Australian tour has expanded by two shows, once each for Melbourne and Brisbane.

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John Prine

Folk Legend John Prine To Tour Australia

by Paul Cashmere

Folk legend John Prine will return to Australia for the first time since 1993 in 2019.

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John Hiatt at SXSW - photo by Ros O'Gorman

36 Year Old John Hiatt Sends A Message To 66 Year Old John Hiatt Through The Eclipse Sessions

by Paul Cashmere

John Hiatt’s latest album ‘The Eclipse Sessions’ in many ways is a direct link back to his 1987 album ‘Bring The Family’ or maybe 30 years ago he was projected forward to now.

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Don Henley, Eagles photo by Ros O'Gorman

Eagles To Play 2019 Dates In Australia and New Zealand

by Paul Cashmere

Eagles will return to Australia in 2019 for dates in New Zealand and east coast Australia.

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Norah Jones

Norah Jones Has Made A Record With Jeff Tweedy

by Paul Cashmere

Norah Jones has teamed up with Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy for her new song ‘A Song With No Name’.

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Willie Nelson

Willie Nelson Has Recorded A New Version Of Bob Dylan ‘Gotta Serve Somebody’

by Paul Cashmere

Willie Nelson has recorded another version of Bob Dylan’s ‘Gotta Serve Somebody’ for the Muscle Shoals homage album.

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Dickey Betts

Dickey Betts Cancels Shows Following Mild Stroke

by Paul Cashmere

Former Allman Brothers guitarist Dickey Betts has cancelled upcoming live performances after suffering what is being called “a mild stroke”.

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James Van Cooper

James Van Cooper Adds More Dates Around Debut Album Release

by Paul Cashmere

James Van Cooper has added Tamworth, Canberra and Newcastle dates to his Coming Home tour.

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Lynyrd Skynyrd Nuthin Fancy

Ed King of Lynyrd Skynyrd and Strawberry Alarm Clock R.I.P. 1949-2018

by Paul Cashmere

Ed King, the one time guitarist player for Lynyrd Skynyrd and before that Strawberry Alarm Clock, has died at the age of 68.

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Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan Includes ‘Visions of Johanna’ In Sydney Theatre Show

by Paul Cashmere

Bob Dylan’s one-off theatre show on his Australian tour included a performance of ‘Visions of Johanna’.

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Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan Plays His Second Melbourne Show For The True Fans

by Paul Cashmere

A Bob Dylan show is not about ‘hits & memories’. While many of his contemporaries are out cashing in their careers with their Vegas years performances, Dylan is staying true to what started him in the first place … authenticity.

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Jeff Tweedy Lets Go

Jeff Tweedy Has Written A Book About Songwriting

by Paul Cashmere

Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy has written a book about songwriting. ‘ Let’s Go (So We Can Get Back): A Memoir of Recording and Discording With Wilco, Etc.’ will be published in November.

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John Hiatt at SXSW - photo by Ros O'Gorman

John Hiatt To Release First Album Since 2014

by Paul Cashmere

John Hiatt will release his next album ‘The Eclipse Sessions’ in October. It will be his first album since ‘Terms of My Surrender’ in 2014 and his 23rd studio album.

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Susie Scurry

Susie Scurry Recruits Richard Hawley Band To Pay Homage To Elvis Presley

by Paul Cashmere

Melbourne singer songwriter chose Sheffield, UK to record her homage to Elvis Presley ‘The Elvis Hour’ because that’s where producer Colin Elliott is based.

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Margo Price Midwest Farmers Daughter

Margo Price To Play Out On The Weekend 2018

by Paul Cashmere

Melbourne’s boutique Americana music festival Out On The Weekend will celebrate its fifth anniversary in October. The first artist announce for 2018 is Margo Price.

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Father John Misty Gods Favorite Customer

Father John Misty Pays Tribute To Himself With Mr Tillman

by Paul Cashmere

Father John Misty has released a song honouring himself in ‘Mr Tillman’.

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Grant Lee Phillips

Grant Lee Phillips Cannot Imagine Another Grant Lee Buffalo Album Ever

by Paul Cashmere

Grant Lee Buffalo co-founder Grant Lee Phillips says he can’t ever imagine his former band would ever make another album.

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Bob Dylan image

Bob Dylan To Return To Australia And New Zealand In August

by Paul Cashmere

Bob Dylan, one of the world’s true music legends, will tour Australia and New Zealand in August, 2018.

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Buffalo Springfield

Buffalo Springfield Box Released To Mark 50th Anniversary

by Paul Cashmere

Buffalo Springfield will release a 50th anniversary box set in June marking 50 years since their final show in 1968.

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James Taylor performs with his All Star Band in Melbourne at Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday 8 February 2017. photo Ros OGorman

James Taylor Releases His Kids Book Based On Sweet Baby James

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

One of the great classics of James Taylor’s repertoire is undoubtedly “Sweet Baby James” from the album of the same name.

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Bill Dwyer Band

Check Out The Bill Dwyer Band From Boston

by Paul Cashmere

Bill Dwyer Band from Boston are one of those American bands that remind people of the real American bands they listened to in the 70s. The sound reaches back to the same influences Keith Richards went to when he evolved the Stones with ‘Exile On Main Street’.

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Darius Rucker

Hootie and the Blowfish To Reunite For One Show In Atlanta

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

In the mid-90’s, there may have been no artist that dominated the radio more than Hootie and the Blowfish.

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Ryan Adams. photo by Ros O'Gorman

Ryan Adams Has An Albums Worth of Material Set To Go

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

It’s now been just over a year since the last Ryan Adams album. That’s not an extraordinary time for most artists but for Adams, who released eight studio albums between 2000 and 2005, that’s an eternity.

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Jackson Browne performs at the Palais Theatre in St Kilda on Friday 1 April 2016.

Jackson Browne Adds In 14 US Dates

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Singer-songwriter Jackson Browne has added fourteen dates to his upcoming tour for July and early-August.

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Bonnie Raitt, Deni Blues & Roots Festival, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo

National Guitar Museum To Award Bonnie Raitt Lifetime Achievement Award

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The National Guitar Museum has announced that Bonnie Raitt, one of the most accomplished guitarists of the past 50 years, will receive its annual Lifetime Achievement Award. Raitt is only the eighth recipient of the award.

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Rita Coolidge

Rita Coolidge To Release New Album After SXSW

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Rita Coolidge will release her new album, Safe in the Arms of Time, on May 4 via Blue Elan Records.

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Zac Brown Band, Deni Blues and Roots Festival, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo

Zac Brown Side-Project Sir Rosevelt Treats ’12 Strong’ Soundtrack To New Music

by Paul Cashmere

Sir Rosevelt, Zac Brown’s side-project, has written music for the new war drama ’12 Strong’.

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Rita Coolidge

Rita Coolidge To Showcase At SXSW

by Paul Cashmere

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

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John Oates of Hall & Oates

John Oates Goes Americana For Arkansas

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

It was already known that John Oates was embracing Americana music with his new album Arkansas but we didn’t know how much until today.

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The 2017 APIA Good Times tour with Joe Camilleri, Black Sorrows. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

The Black Sorrows To Perform At SXSW 2018

by Paul Cashmere

Australian icons The Black Sorrows will perform at SXSW 2018.

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