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Skid Row Postpone Remaining Shows Of 2023

Today’s music news feels like a hospital roll call. Add Skid Row to the sicklist. The US band has postponed the remainder of their USA tour due to multiple band news having medical issues.

December 14, 2023
Michael McDonald What A Fool Believes A Memoir
Michael McDonald Has A Memoir On the Way Co-Written By Paul Reisner

Michael McDonald will publish the story of his life in ‘What A Fool Believes: A Memoir’ and it is co-written by Mad About You star Paul Reisner.

December 14, 2023
Patti Smith performs her last Australian show at Festival Hall in Melbourne on Thursday 20 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Patti Smith Rushed To Hospital In Italy

Patti Smith is reported to have been given the all-clear after being rushed to hospital in Bologna, Italy on Tuesday (12 December).

December 14, 2023
One Electric Day at Werribee Mansion on Sunday 27 November 2016 with Russell Morris, Icehouse, James Reyne, Jimmy Barnes.
James Reyne Adds Second Wollongong Show

James Reyne will now play a second show for Wollongong at Anita’s Theatre.

December 14, 2023
Lloyd Cole Melbourne 2023 photo by Winston Robinson
Lloyd Cole Performs Unplugged And Solo In Australia 2023 #REVIEW

Lloyd Cole has returned to Australia for some shows ahead of a down under Christmas with friends. This week the show came to Melbourne with Adelaide, Brisbane and Fremantle still to go.

December 14, 2023
360 photo from Black Ace Media
360 Announces More Australian Regional Dates for 2024

Aussie rapper 360 will be back on the road for 2024 with dates in NSW, Tasmania and Western Australia revealed this week.

December 14, 2023
Jimmy Barnes at Red Hot Summer Mornington 2019 photo
Jimmy Barnes Is Out Of Surgery And On The Mend

Jimmy Barnes has completed his heart surgery for a replacement value damaged during his recent bacterial infection.

December 13, 2023
Models Extend 40 Years of Motion Tour into 2024

Models will perform more '40 Years of Motion’ dates in 2024.

December 13, 2023
Watch Historic Footage of Split Enz Circa 1992

On 10 December 1992, Split Enz gathered at The Wynyard Tavern in Auckland to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their first performance.

December 13, 2023
Angus Young AC/DC performing at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne on Sunday 6 December 2015. They are in Australia on the final leg of their Rock Or Bust World Tour. photo by Ros O'Gorman
AC/DC’s First Ever Show To Be Celebrated With 50th Anniversary Show

AC/DC’s very first concert ever 50 years ago in Sydney will be celebrated with two performances with the poorly chosen anointed ‘Bon But Not Forgotten’ title.

December 13, 2023
Danny Bonaduce Retires Suddenly Because of Health Issues

Partridge Family star and now radio presenter Danny Bonaduce has announced his sudden retirement and will leave his longtime radio show this Friday.

December 13, 2023
Jimmy Barnes Cold Chisel perform at Rod Laver Arena Melbourne on Thursday 19 November 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Jimmy Barnes Undergoes Urgent Heart Surgery

Australian rock legend Jimmy Barnes is having urgent heart surgery today to replace a valve infected with his recent bacterial infection.

December 13, 2023
Gladys Knight image from Frontier Touring
Gladys Knight To Perform One Last Time for Australia and New Zealand

Gladys Knight will return to Australia and New Zealand in 2024 for a final tour.

December 13, 2023
King Canyon
King Canyon Premiere New Song ‘Blacktop’

King Canyon will have more new music this Friday (15 December, 2023). ‘Blacktop’ is just days away.

December 12, 2023
James Bay Electric Light cover
James Bay Has Solo Dates In Australia for 2024

UK singer songwriter James Bay will perform sideshows in Australia in addition to his 2024 Summersalt festival shows.

December 12, 2023
Alicia Keys, Melbourne, Rod Laver Arena, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Alicia Keys Performs At London Train Station

Alicia Keys performed a series of songs while at a train station in London.

December 12, 2023
Nick Cave and Colin Greenwood at the Beacon Theatre New York October 2023
Nick Cave Announces Australian Shows With Colin Greenwood of Radiohead

Nick Cave will perform in Sydney and Melbourne and he will be accompanied by Colin Greenwood, bass guitarist for Radiohead.

December 12, 2023
Face To Face Touring Live Nation
Live Nation Come Face To Face For A New Frontier Of Touring In Australia

Live music in Australia has taken an exciting new direction with Live Nation announcing an acquisition of the newly merged Face To Face Touring.

December 12, 2023
Ariana Grande Sweetener
Ariana Grande Signs With Demi Lovato’s Manager

Ariana Grande has signed with Demi Lovato's manager Brandon Creed.

December 12, 2023
Slipknot's Shawn 'Clown' Crahan - photo by Ros O'Gorman
Slipknot Plan Massive 25th Anniversary Tour

Slipknot are marking their 25th anniversary with a Europe and UK tour next December.

December 12, 2023
Kylie Minogue photo by Ros O'Gorman
Couple Engaged At Kylie Minogue Show

Kylie Minogue was left stunned after an audience member popped the question to his partner during her live show.

December 12, 2023
Tash Sultana wins Unearthed Artist of the Year at The J Awards at Howler on Thursday 17 November 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
DMA’s, Groove Armada, Tash Sultana To Perform At Australian Open

The Australian Open has announced its three-day live music events for 2024.

December 11, 2023
Palace of the King 2022
Palace of the King Prepare for ‘Friends In Low Places This Friday

The long-awaited Palace of the King album ‘Friends in Low Places’ will be released this Friday (14 December).

December 11, 2023
Painters and Dockers photo by Ros OGorman
Painters & Dockers To Perform Christmas Show For The Salvos

Painters & Dockers will headline an event for the Salvation Army with the Musos 4 Salvos Christmas Show in Melbourne on 22 December.

December 11, 2023
George Michael MSO
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Perform George Michael: Freedom

Saturday night in Melbourne featured a truly memorable occasion for George Michael fans with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and guests performing the music of George Michael with George Michael: Freedom.

December 11, 2023
Rick Nielsen photo Ros O'Gorman, noise11
Cheap Trick and The Angels Pair Up For A Stack of Red Hot Summer Sideshows

Cheap Trick and The Angels will pair off for a series of sideshows as well as their Red Hot Summer dates in 2023.

December 11, 2023
ABBA's Bjorn Ulvaeus and Ian McKellen
ABBA’s Bjorn Ulvaeus, Sir Ian McKellen and Kylie Minogue Are Christmas Knitwits

Bjorn Ulvaeus from ABBA and Sir Ian McKellen have premiered the third of their Christmas “Knitting” videos with an appearance from Kylie Minogue in the first episode.

December 11, 2023
Tex Perkins of The Cruel Sea. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
The Cruel Sea Do Time At Fremantle Prison

The Cruel Sea’s reunion tour is certainly taking them to interesting places. This past weekend, the band did time a Fremantle Prison.

December 11, 2023
Kraftwerk at MCA Melbourne 8 December 2023 photo by Winston Robinson, Noise11
Kraftwerk Beam Down Into Melbourne Captain’s Log Stardate 0812230830pm #REVIEW

I wasn’t quite prepared for the “strap in and enjoy the ride’ experience of Kraftwerk. I hadn’t seen them live since the Big Day Out of 2003. It was still light when they came in, in the tent (not the outdoor stage) and they were wearing suits. Someone at the time commented that it was like watching four businessmen in the Qantas Club sending emails to each other.

December 9, 2023
Jimmy Webb at Melbourne Recital Centre 7 December 2023
Jimmy Webb Gives Melbourne A ‘Songwriting Masterclass’ #REVIEW

‘An Evening with Jimmy Webb’ is a songwriting masterclass by one of the greatest songwriters of all-time.

December 8, 2023