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Primal Scream - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Meredith Schedule Ahoy!

The 2012 edition of the Meredith Music Festival is getting closer and that means it's time to start planning your weekend. That's made a little easier with the release of the 2012 timetable!

November 19, 2012
Joe Walsh. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Joe Walsh Pops In To Daryl’s House

Daryl Hall will celebrate the 60th edition of Live From Daryl's House with a visit from Joe Walsh.

November 19, 2012
121212 Concert
Paul McCartney Bruce Springsteen Billy Joel And Kanye West Among Performers For Sandy Benefit Gig

An ex-Beatle, the Boss, the Piano Man and one of the top rappers are among the performers for a December 12 benefit concert to aid those affected by Hurricane Sandy.

November 19, 2012
Rolling Stones GRRR
Rolling Stones GRRR-eview

When I was younger, I was never a big fan of the Rolling Stones.

November 19, 2012
Bon Jovi, Photo By Damien Loverso
Jon Bon Jovi’s Daughter Has Drugs Charges Dropped

Even though she went through a heroin overdose on Wednesday, the long term prospects may have been even worse for Jon Bon Jovi's daughter Stephanie Bongiovi as she was arrested when police found a small amount of heroin, marijuana and drug paraphernalia in her dorm room.

November 19, 2012
Deni Blues Roots 2013
Santana, Steve Miller Band, Bonnie Raitt For Deniliquin Blues & Roots Festival

The New South Wales town of Deniliquin will rock to Santana, Steve Miller Band, Bonnie Raitt, Chris Isaak, Jimmy Cliff and Tony Joe White for the first Deni Blues & Roots Festival next Easter, 2013.

November 19, 2012
Mark Knopfler image by Ros O'Gorman
Setlist From Toronto Bob Dylan Mark Knopfler Show

It was a long-rumoured tour that finally came to fruition starting back on October 5.

November 19, 2012
Aerosmith, Noise11, photo
Aerosmith Deny Crisis Reports

Aerosmith's new album, Music From Another Dimension, failed to ignite big sales and now there are rumors that their upcoming world tour could be in trouble with the band members reportedly "not really talking."

November 19, 2012
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Green River
Billboard List Top Forty Number Twos

For many artists, it may be one of the most frustrating times of their career.

November 19, 2012
Pogues Fairytale Of New York
Fairytale Of New York Celebrates 25th Anniversary

One Christmas record seems to reappear every year on the British singles charts.

November 19, 2012
Coldplay, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Chris Martin Brought Down To Size By Sick Kid

Coldplay singer Chris Martin says he was bought down to size by a sick kid at the Sydney Children’s Hospital who said he wasn’t as good as Angus Stone.

November 19, 2012
Harry Styles One Direction Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Harry Styles And Taylor Swift Romance Back On

One Direction's Harry Styles and country crooner Taylor Swift are reportedly back together.

November 19, 2012
Lionel Richie SXSW 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Lionel Richie Gives Oxford Union Speech

Lionel Richie joined the list of famous faces to have appeared at the prestigious Oxford Union.

November 19, 2012
Paul McCartney photo by Karen Freedman, Noise11, Photo
Paul McCartney Promotes A Turkey-Free Christmas

What is Paul McCartney eating for Christmas dinner this year?

November 19, 2012
Courtney Love - Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Courtney Love Denies Involvement In Nirvana Doco

Courtney Love has denied having involvement in a film about her late husband Kurt Cobain.

November 19, 2012
Elton John, Photo: Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Elton John Plays Melbourne SETLIST

Sir Elton John was back at Rod Laver Arena last night where he last played only last December.

November 19, 2012
Mike Scott of The Waterboys
The Waterboys To Tour Australia For The First Time Ever

The Waterboys are finally coming to Australia. Mike Scott has confirmed Aussie shows for The Waterboys in Australia in January, 2013 for Live Nation.

November 19, 2012
Icehouse And Ash Grunwald To Hang With Trevor

Trevor is a music festival, a very cool music festival.

November 18, 2012
Kimbra, BDO 2012 - image by Ros O'Gorman
Kimbra And AJ Maddah Face The Music For 2012

With the likes of AJ Maddah, Kimbra, Dom Alessio, Clare Bowditch, Chet Faker, Johann Ponniah, Weddings Parties Anything, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard and key note speaker Martin Atkins gracing the stages of Face The Music it is not surprising that Melbourne’s premier music conference is now completely sold out, with over 800 delegates in attendance.

November 18, 2012
PNAU photo by Ros O'Gorman images
Elton John Performs One-Off Show With PNAU In Sydney

Sir Elton John performed a special one-off show with PNAU in Sydney on Friday.

November 18, 2012
Harry Styles One Direction Photo by Ros O'Gorman
One Direction Join The List Of Multiple No. 1 Album Artists

With One Direction debuting at No.1 with their second album “Take Me Home”, following on from their first No.1 set “Up All Night”, let’s take a look at other artists who have scored a No.1 album with their first two (or even more) albums.

November 18, 2012
Tina Arena
Tina Arena To Play More Orchestra Shows For Sydney And Melbourne

Moonee Ponds own Tina Arena will return to Australia to reprise her Symphony Of Life show in Sydney and Melbourne in February.

November 18, 2012
Normie Rowe as Harold Holt in Normie The Musical
Normie Rowe Prepares For Normie The Musical

‘Normie The Musical’, starring Normie Rowe not as Normie Rowe, will premiere in Melbourne this Friday.

November 18, 2012
One Direction - image by Ros O'Gorman
One Direction Take Me Home Debuts At 1 On ARIA

One Direction’s second album “Take Me Home” debuts at the top of the ARIA Albums chart to give them two No.1 albums in the same year, plus the new set enters the chart with a Platinum accreditation.

November 18, 2012
Swedish House Mafia
Swedish House Mafia Maintains Top Of ARIA Chart

The Swedish House Mafia featuring John Martin and their track “Don’t You Worry Child” hold onto the ARIA No.1 Singles position for a second week, whilst PSY is still knocking at the door of the top spot with his “Gangnam Style”, which holds at No.2 for another week and picks up a sixth Platinum accreditation.

November 18, 2012
Seun Kuti, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Jordie Lane, Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 To Play AWME Final Night

Jordie Lane, Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, Breabach and Yasmin Levy are just some of the acts scheduled to perform live tonight in Melbourne for the final night of Australasian Worldwide Music Expo showcases.

November 18, 2012
AWME 2012
Australasian Worldwide Music Expo (AWME) Finishes Today

The Australasian Worldwide Music Expo (AWME) has had its most successful year ever with organisers declaring this year's event a sell-out.

November 18, 2012
Little Hurricane
Little Hurricane Showcase The World Up From Down Under

Little Hurricane were the buzz band of 2012 and the one to watch in 2013. At, Little Hurricane is The Word Up From Down Under feature from Noise11.

November 17, 2012
Brian Ritchie - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Brian Ritchie Is Keynote Speaker At AWME Conference Today

Brian Ritchie, Violent Femmes and The Break bass player, will address the Australasian Worldwide Music Expo in Melbourne today about "his other job"m the curator of MONA FOMA in Hobart.

November 17, 2012
Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters - Photo by Mary Boukouvalas
Dave Grohl Is SXSW 2013 Keynote Speaker

Dave Grohl has been announced as the keynote speaker for the SXSW Music Conference in Austin, Texas next March.

November 17, 2012