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Rent Premieres At Arts Centre Melbourne

by Paul Cashmere

Rent revolutionised musical theatre when it first premiered in New York in 1996. It modernised Broadway and opened a door for productions such as ‘Hamilton’ to come through later.

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Taylor Swift at the MCG Melbourne 16 February 2024 Photo Credit TAS Rights Management

Taylor Swift Performs First Australian Show For The Eras Tour In Melbourne

by Paul Cashmere

Reporting a first-hand account of the Taylor Swift phenomenon was not something I was expecting but when I was invited to attend the first Australian show of The Eras Tour my interests piqued. This will truly be the biggest music event in Australia for 2024. The Eras Tour is breaking records all over the world. It is major news.

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Cherry Bar Melbourne

ANNOUNCEMENT: Fundraiser ROCK FOR REDRO Dave ‘Red’ Whip – Friday November 3rd at Cherry Bar, Melbourne

by Announcement

ANNOUNCEMENT: Perhaps you know Dave “Red, Redro, Redriguez” Whip? Singer, Guitar player, songwriter, DJ, and a live sound engineer that mixed 5000 bands at Cherry Bar in Melbourne from 2009 to 2017. A recording engineer and producer that recorded, and mixed records for Stiff Richards, Spawn, Watty Thompson and many others! And you may have stood shoulder to shoulder at one of many shows he has attended in over 30 years of gigs.

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Paul McCartney Got Back 2023

Paul McCartney Is Getting Better All The Time At Most Likely His Last Ever Melbourne Show #Review

by Paul Cashmere

The Beatles played six concerts in Melbourne on that one and only Australian tour of 1964, two shows each on the 15, 16 and 17th of June. The next time Paul was in Melbourne was for two Wings concerts on 13 and 14 November, 1975. There were two MCG concerts on 9 and 10 March, 1993, and two AAMI Park shows on 6 and 7 December, 2017. 21 October, 2023 at Marvel Stadium was special. It was the 13th and most likely the last time Sir Paul McCartney will ever perform in Melbourne, Australia.

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Sing Sing Studios, Melbourne

Melbourne’s Iconic Sing Sing Studios South Yarra Shuts Up Shop

by Paul Cashmere

Sing Sing Studios, the Melbourne recording studio, where literally hundreds of artists have recorded thousands of songs, has closed its doors and will soon for knocked down to make way for a high rise apartment building.

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William Barton and Nduduzo Makhathini

William Barton To Collaborate With Blue Note’s Nduduzo Makhathini At Melbourne

by Paul Cashmere

International Jazz Festival distinguished award winning Indigenous artist and 2023 Queenslander of the Year William Barton collaborating with South Africa’s Nduduzo Makhathini as part of this year’s line-up.

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Michael Gudinski celebrates 40 years of Mushroom, Photo Ros O'Gorman

Michael Gudinski Movie To Premiere At Melbourne International Film Festival

by Paul Cashmere

The documentary about Mushroom founder Michael Gudinski will have its world premiere at MIFF (Melbourne International Film Festival) in August.

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Russell Morris at The Espy St Kilda 24 April 2019 photo by Noise11

Russell Morris To Perform Sydney Opera House and Arts Centre Melbourne With Orchestra

by Paul Cashmere

Russell Morris will perform in both Sydney and Melbourne in July with the 54-piece Southern Cross Symphony orchestra and a ten-piece band.

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Christone 'Kingfish' Ingram at Bluesfest 2023 photo by Bron Robinson

Bluesfest Melbourne Day Two: Eric Gales, Christone ‘Kingfish’ Ingram and Buddy Guy Steal The Day

by Paul Cashmere

Bluesfest Melbourne Day Two was a rollercoaster ride. There was so much great music packed into one day that it was impossible to see it all. I expected and received absolute stunning performances from blues legend Buddy Guy and Americana royalty Lucinda Williams and Steve Earle but it’s the least expected that makes you walk away wanting more.

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The Doobie Brothers at Bluesfest Melbourne photo by Mary Boukouvalas

Russell Morris, John Butler, Melbourne Ska Orchestra, Backsliders – Bluesfest Melbourne Day One Highlights

by Paul Cashmere

Bluesfest Melbourne is happening at the Melbourne Convention Centre this weekend and applause to Neil Croker and Peter Noble for curating such an incredible line-up of real musicians under one roof.

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Renee Geyer image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo

Memorial For Renée Geyer To Be Held In Melbourne

by Paul Cashmere

A Memorial for Renée Geyer will be held at the National Theatre, St Kilda in Melbourne on 4 April.

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Pearl Jam Give Way

Pearl Jam To Release ‘Give Way’ Live In Melbourne 1998 For Record Store Day 2023

by Paul Cashmere

Pearl Jam will release the live album ‘Give Way’ for Record Store Day 2023, recorded at their third Melbourne show on 5 March 1998 for the Yield tour.

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Anthony Kiedis of Red Hot Chili Peppers in Melbourne 7 Feb 23 photo by David Mushegain supplied Live Nation

Red Hot Chili Peppers Serve Another Unique Show For Melbourne

by Paul Cashmere

Red Hot Chili Peppers have surprised fans every single night on the 2023 tour with a unique show with a different setlist at every show.

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Chad Smith and Anthony Kiedis of Red Hot Chili Peppers in Melbourne 7 Feb 23 photo by David Mushegain supplied Live Nation

Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith Pops into Cherry Bar Melbourne for an AC/DC Workout

by Paul Cashmere

Chad Smith of Red Hot Chili Peppers was banging away to a few AC/DC tunes at Cherry Bar in Melbourne last night (8 February 2023) and played to an audience of 17.

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The Bass In Vader Facebook pic

The Bass In Vader Hosts Red Hot Chili Peppers After Party At Southern Cross Station

by Paul Cashmere

Melbourne Red Hot Chili Peppers were treated to added entertainment when masked busker The Bass In Vader was playing Chili Peppers favs outside Southern Cross Station on their way home.

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Flea of Red Hot Chili Peppers in Melbourne 7 Feb 23 photo by David Mushegain supplied Live Nation

Red Hot Chili Peppers Are A Band At The Top Of Their Game

by Paul Cashmere

A Red Hot Chili Peppers concert is musicians in their prime creating unique art right before your very eyes every single night. This week, Melbourne was treated to the brilliance.

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Olivia Newton-John - Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Olivia Newton-John State Memorial To Be Held On February 26 At Hamer Hall

by Paul Cashmere

The Victorian Government will hold the State Memorial for Dame Olivia Newton-John at Hamer Hall in Melbourne.

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Billy Joel at the MCG 10 December 2022 photo by Bron Robinson 3

Billy Joel Transforms the MCG Into The Melbourne Concert Ground #REVIEW

by Paul Cashmere

There were no crickets at the MCG this week. Just thunderous applause. Billy Joel opened his one-off Melbourne show with a message for his fans. “The bad news is I haven’t put out anything new since 1993, so basically you’re gonna hear the same shit you heard last time. The good news is I haven’t put out anything new since 1993, so basically you’re gonna hear the same shit you heard last time.”

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Billy Joel at Rod Laver Arena Melbourne 2008 photo by Ros O'Gorman

Billy Joel Plays His First New Zealand Show in 14 Years

by Paul Cashmere

Billy Joel played his Auckland, New Zealand show on Saturday night ahead of his one-off Australian show in Melbourne this coming weekend.

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Ash Grunwald performs at Melbourne Music Show 2019

Melbourne Guitar Show To Return in 2023

by Paul Cashmere

The Melbourne Guitar Show will be back for the first time since 2019 at the Caulfield Racecourse in Melbourne.

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Billy Joel at Rod Laver Arena Melbourne 2008 photo by Ros O'Gorman

Billy Joel Slips Into Sydney This Week For A Harbour Cruise

by Paul Cashmere

Billy Joel was spotted enjoying some “me time” in Sydney on Tuesday after arriving in Australia ahead of his Auckland and Melbourne shows.

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The Black Crowes

Moron Jumps On Stage At Black Crowes Melbourne Show

by Paul Cashmere

Footage has emerged of the fuckwit who jumped on stage at The Black Crowes show in Melbourne on 20 November.

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Indochine at IMAX

Serge Thomann Secures Melbourne IMAX Exclusive With France’s Biggest Band Indochine

by Paul Cashmere

Indochine, the biggest band to come from France, will celebrate their 40 years together for Australia with the concert movie ‘The Indochine Central Tour’ scheduled to play at Melbourne’s IMAX Theatre on 24 November.

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Anthea Palmer, Founder of Jimmy Hornet

Melbourne To Lose Another Music Venue With Closure of Jimmy Hornet in Richmond

by Paul Cashmere

Popular Melbourne music venue Jimmy Hornet will close at the end of 2022 with venue owner Anthea Palmer citing rising costs of insurance verses the venue capacity as not a workable business model moving forward.

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Six the Musical

Six The Musical REVIEW

by Paul Cashmere

How to describe ‘Six The Musical’? In summary it is the story of the six wives of Henry VIII as told by the Spice Girls.

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Michael Gudinski photo by Ros OGorman

Dan Andrews Unveils Michael Gudinski Statue In Melbourne

by Paul Cashmere

Victorian State Premier Dan Andrews has unveiled a statue to the late Michael Gudinski outside Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne.

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Jennifer Loveless

Melbourne’s Love Project Launches A New Event Called ‘Autumn’

by Paul Cashmere

Melbourne’s Love Project will debut their 2022 event Autumn this weekend.

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James Reyne, noise11, photo

James Reyne’s Two Melbourne Shows This Weekend To Go Ahead As Planned

by Paul Cashmere

James Reyne’s The Boys Light Up 40th anniversary shows at The Palms at Crown Melbourne on Friday and Saturday will go ahead.

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Brunswick Ballroom

Covid Outbreak Causes Temporary Closure of Brunswick Ballroom

by Paul Cashmere

The current Covid upsurge in Melbourne has forced the closure of the Brunswick Ballroom until 21 January.

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The Chantoozies at Pure Gold Live 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman https://www.noise11.com

Tottie Goldsmith Released From Hospital To Recover From Covid

by Paul Cashmere

Chantoozies singer Tottie Goldsmith has been released from the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne after being treated for Covid-19.

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