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Beth Orton
Woodford Folk Festival To Debut The Bamboo Tunnel

The Woodford Folk Festival will include some new features this year including a spectacular Bamboo Tunnel.

December 24, 2013
Chaka Khan, Noise11, Photo
Chaka Khan Springs January Show On Melbourne

Chaka Khan is taking the Wayne’s World “if you book them, they will come” approach by announcing a Melbourne show in just three weeks time.

December 23, 2013
Beyonce. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo,
New Music Releases W/C December 20 2013

New Releases for week commencing Friday 20th and 27th of December, 2013 (unless otherwise noted below)

December 22, 2013
Selena Gomez, music news,
Selena Gomez Cancels All Upcoming Dates

Selena Gomez has cancelled all of her upcoming dates including shows for South-East Asia and Australia.

December 22, 2013
Alicia Keys, Melbourne, Rod Laver Arena, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Jessica Mauboy, Alicia Keys Duet In Sydney

Alicia Keys surprised fans at her Sydney show last night when she invited The Sapphires star Jessica Mauboy to the stage for a duet.

December 19, 2013
Mark Seymour - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Mark Seymour To Speak At Music Melbourne + Me Exhibition

Mark Seymour, frontman for Hunters & Collectors, will address the issues facing musicians in a free talk during the Music, Melbourne + Me exhibition in Melbourne.

December 18, 2013
Boy & Bear
Boy & Bear Going Everywhere In 2014

Boy & Bear will top off a successful 2013 with a full on national tour in April heading into the regional areas of Australia as well as the cities.

December 18, 2013
Snakadaktal, Noise11, Photo
Snakadaktal Will Release The Sun II EP On January 3rd

Snakadaktal have announced the release of their new EP ‘The Sun II’, together with headline shows for Sydney and Melbourne.

December 18, 2013
Jon Cleary And The Absolute Monster Gentlemen
Jon Cleary And The Absolute Monster Gentlemen Are Coming

Jon Cleary is bringing The Absolute Monster Gentlemen band to Australia in March, 2014.

December 18, 2013
The Rubens, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Rubens, British India To Play Australian Open

The 2014 Australian Open tennis season at Rod Laver Arena will feature an all-star cast of Australian performers including a feast of new and heritage music from British India, The Rubens and Daryl Braithwaite over summer.

December 17, 2013
SuicideGirls To Bring Blackheart Burlesque To Australia

Australia is in for something complete different in 2014. The SuicideGirls Blackheart Burlesque tour is coming Down Under.

December 17, 2013
James Cotton, Noise11, Photo
James Cotton Blues Band Add Bluesfest Sydney Sideshow

James Cotton, the Grammy Award winning and Blues Hall of Fame inductee, will perform his own show at Sydney’s The Basement during his first Australian visit in April.

December 17, 2013
Morten Harket, A-Ha, Noise11, photo
Morten Harket Of A-Ha To Play Solo Dates

A-Ha singer Morten Harket will perform solo shows in Europe in May.

December 17, 2013
The Rolling Stones, Noise11, Photo
The Rolling Stones Sell-Out Australia In 10 Minutes

The Rolling Stones tickets for the upcoming Australian and New Zealand tour have sold out.

December 16, 2013
Taylor Swift, Etihad, Frontier Touring, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Taylor Swift, Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, December 14, 2013 REVIEW

Taylor Swift is the first female artist to play stadiums in Australia since Madonna 20 years ago in 1993. This is the big time for the 24-year old star.

December 16, 2013
Ros O'Gorman, Photo, The Dead Daisies
The Dead Daisies Shortlisted By Classic Rock Magazine

The Dead Daisies 2013 song ‘Lock N Load’ has been shortlisted by the UK’s Class Rock Magazine as one of the Songs of the Year.

December 16, 2013
Birds of Tokyo, Noise11, photo
Birds Of Tokyo Announce First 2014 Dates

Birds of Tokyo have locked in some very different shows for their first dates for 2014 in February.

December 16, 2013
Foo Fighters. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Foo Fighters Return To Active Duty

Foo Fighters are officially out of hiatus. The band played three shows in the past week including two official shows in Mexico City and a secret gig in Moorpark, Los Angeles.

December 15, 2013
Keith Richards, The Rolling Stones images by Ros O'Gorman,, photo
Keith Richards Yet To Nail Jumping Jack Flash Live

Keith Richards says he is yet to “nail” ‘Jumpin’ Jack Flash’ live and calls the song “the beautiful challenge”.

December 14, 2013
Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
The Rolling Stones Were A Blues Band, Mick Jagger Tells Lee Simon

The Rolling Stones were initially billed as a blues band but Mick Jagger says they were always really a rock band.

December 14, 2013
The Wailers
Bluesfest Sideshows For War, Wailers, KC & The Sunshine Band

Bluesfest have added more sideshows for The Wailers, War and KC & The Sunshine Band.

December 13, 2013
Crosby, Stills & Nash - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Crosby Stills & Nash Announce US Dates

Crosby, Stills and Nash will tour together once again in the USA starting this spring.

December 12, 2013
Taylor Swift Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Taylor Swift Opens Pop-Up Shop In Melbourne

Taylor Swift fans can shop at the Taylor Swift pop-up shop in Melbourne this Friday and Saturday prior to her stadium gig.

December 12, 2013
Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Eddie Vedder Australian Solo Dates

Eddie Vedder will hang back in Australia following Pearl Jam’s Big Day Out dates for his own solo tour.

December 12, 2013
Jeff Beck photo by Ros O'Gorman
Bluesfest Adds Jeff Beck, KC & The Sunshine Band

Bluesfest 2014 is forever expanding with Jeff Beck and KC & The Sunshine Band joining the line-up as well as Gov’t Mule and War.

December 12, 2013
Clairy Browne and the Bangin' Rackettes
Clairy Browne And The Bangin’ Rackettes Return From US Tour

After returning from a successful tour of the US, Clairy Browne And The Bangin’ Rackettes are set to start their Australian summer tour this weekend.

December 11, 2013
Nile Rodgers of Chic
Nile Rodgers To Play Melbourne And Brisbane Sideshows

Nile Rodgers of the legendary Chic will perform his own shows in Melbourne and Brisbane as well as his festival performance at Meredith this weekend.

December 11, 2013
John Butler Trio, Noise11, Photo
John Butler Trio Announce National Tour And New Album

John Butler Trio will tour Australia next March and April to mark the release of their sixth album ‘Flesh & Blood’.

December 10, 2013
Alicia Keys, Melbourne, Rod Laver Arena, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
REVIEW: Alicia Keys, Melbourne, December 8, 2013

Alicia Keys graced a packed Rod Laver Arena with her amazing voice, supported by John Legend.

December 10, 2013
Backsliders To Replace Harry Manx At Woodford Folk Festival

Canada’s Harry Manx has had to withdraw from the Woodford Folk Festival. Backsliders will fill his spot.

December 10, 2013