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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
Lockdown Get Down v3.5
Announcement: The Cat Empire Initiate ‘Lockdown Get Down’

The Cat Empire are initiating Lockdown Get Down, a movement to help musicians increase available income to survive these turbulent times.

March 19, 2020
Support Act
#Announcement: Australian Music Industry COVID-19 Relief Fund & Support Act Unveiled

In times of crisis it is imperative that we stick together and help each other out in whatever ways we can. At present there are countless people across Australia that have fallen on hard times due to the COVID-19 Global Pandemic and the immense loss of income that has ensued, is rising every day.

March 19, 2020
Glastonbury 2013, music news, noise11.com
Glastonbury 2020 Cancelled

Britain's Glastonbury festival has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

March 19, 2020
Eurovision 2020
Eurovision 2020 Cancelled

The 2020 Eurovision Song Contest has been cancelled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

March 19, 2020
The-Rolling-Stones-Ros-OGorman-photographer-Rod-Laver-Arena, Noise11,com, music news
Mick Jagger Will Have The Stones Back On The Road “When It Is Safe To Do So”

Mick Jagger will wait for a safe all-clear before The Rolling Stones return to active duty.

March 19, 2020
The-Rolling-Stones-photo-by-Ros-OGorman
The Rolling Stones Postpone North American Tour

The Rolling Stones have postponed their 2020 North American tour.

March 18, 2020
The 2017 APIA Good Times tour in Melbourne at Hamer Hall on Friday 26 May 2017 with Deborah Conway, Colin Hay, Mental As Anything, Black Sorrows.
Melbourne International Jazz Festival Cancelled

The Melbourne International Jazz Festival, due to start on May 29 and due to be announced today, will no longer go ahead.

March 18, 2020
I Lost My Gig
I Lost My Gig Industry Loses Tops $100 million

AN INDUSTRY IN CRISIS: Reported income losses spike 200% overnight to over $100M

March 17, 2020
The Cat Empire
Groovin’ The Moo Cancelled

Groovin the Moo’s 2020 tour scheduled for this coming April and May will unfortunately not be going ahead as planned.

March 17, 2020
Sounds Australia
Sounds Australia Forced To Cancel 3 For The Stream

It is with an extremely heavy heart that Sounds Australia announces the cancellation of Friday’s live-stream event 3 For The Stream.

March 17, 2020
David Walsh
Statement from David Walsh and Mark Wilsdom About Mona Closure

Mona will temporarily close from Wednesday 18 March, for the foreseeable future.

March 17, 2020
Melbourne Recital Centre
Melbourne Recital Centre Guarantees One-Off Payment To Cancelled Musicians and Artists

Melbourne Recital Centre will make a one-off payment to each of the musicians who were booked to play during cancelled performances from 16 March to 13 April.

March 17, 2020
Violent Femmes
Violent Femmes Reschedule Australian Tour To November

The Violent Femmes Australian tour, due to start in Tasmania this weekend, has been moved to November.

March 17, 2020
The Strokes. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Splendour In The Grass Rescheduled To October

The Splendour In The Grass music festival has been moved until October.

March 17, 2020
Wendy Matthews, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Memo Music Hall Unaffected By Federal Government Mass Audience Restrictions

Memo Music Hall in St Kilda, with a capacity of 400, is not affected by the Federal Government 500-capacity restriction and all shows will proceed as normal.

March 16, 2020
Eilen Jewell
Eilen Jewell Australian Tour Postponed

Due to the national travel restrictions now in place due to COVID-19, it is with regret that Love Police Touring has today announced the re-scheduling of the forthcoming Eilen Jewell tour that was due to commence this Thursday, March 19th.

March 16, 2020
Barry Palmer and Mark Seymour of Hunters and Collectors at Red Hot Summer Bendigo photo by Noise11
Red Hot Summer Postpone Some Shows But Cancel Others

The Red Hot Summer tour will go ahead later in the year in Barossa, Kiama and Ballarat but all other shows have been cancelled.

March 16, 2020
Lil Uzi Vert
Australian Albums : Lil’ Uzi Vert “Eternal Atake” Debuts At No 1

The second album for American rapper Lil' Uzi Vert called "Eternal Atake" debuts at the top of the Australian Albums chart this week, becoming his first No.1 album outside of America.

March 16, 2020
I Lost My Gig
$50 Million In Lost Revenue Now Registered At ILostMyGig.net.au

Creative industries report nearly $50m in lost income as mass gathering bans continue to cause wide-scale job cancellations.

March 16, 2020
Dave Matthews photo by Ros O'Gorman
Bluesfest 2020 Has Been Cancelled

The Bluesfest music festival for 2020 has been cancelled.

March 16, 2020
Keith Urban, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne 2014 photo by Ros O'Gorman
Academy of Country Music Awards Postponed

The annual Academy of Country Music Awards were due to take place on April 5 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on April 5, and be hosted by Keith Urban.

March 16, 2020
Dan Andrews, photo by Ros O'Gorman
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews Closes National Gallery of Victoria and Melbourne Museum

Victorian Premier Dan Andrews has announced that Melbourne Museum and the National Gallery of Victoria have closed until further notice.

March 16, 2020
I Lost My Gig
Over $14.3 Million In Loses Reported In 24 Hours at ILostMyGig.net.au

In just 24 hours members of the Australian Music Industry have reported loses of more than $14.3 millions.

March 15, 2020