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Ash Grunwald performs at Melbourne Music Show 2019

Billy Field, Elly-May Barnes, Ash Grunwald To Play Cronulla Jazz and Blues Festival 2024

by Paul Cashmere

Ash Grunwald, Billy Field and Elly-May Barnes lead a long list of great Australian acts lined up for the 2024 Cronulla Jazz and Blues Festival.

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Hillsong pic from event on their Facebook page

Hillsong Endangers Cult Members With Covid Superspreader Event

by Paul Cashmere

Sydney based business Hillsong, the operation created by Brian Houston in 1983 to peddle religion as a product, has been caught flaunting New South Wales Covid restrictions by putting on a Covid superspreader event endangering its cult members.

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Moving Pictures Under The Palms

Moving Pictures Get Physical With Live Album (And A Candle Too)

by Paul Cashmere

In March 2020, just prior to Covid placing live music on hold, Moving Pictures played a startling set at the Toronto Hotel in New South Wales. It was one of the last live shows of 2020 before the lockdown. It is now the live album ‘Under The Palms’.

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Jimmy Barnes at Red Hot Summer Mornington 2019 photo

Announcement: ARIA To Present Great Southern Nights

by Announcement

New South Wales’ ground-breaking music event is tuning up for a spectacular month of gigs with over 50 Australian artists and eight regions confirmed for the Great Southern Nights lineup, which forms part of the NSW Government’s COVID-19 Recovery Plan.

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LISTEN: Gordi Releases Song For Bushfire Relief

by Tim Cashmere

Country New South Wales muso Gordi has released a song in support of the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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Bernard Fanning, Photo: Ros O'Gorman

Make It Rain Sells Out, But Online Auction Still On

by Tim Cashmere

Byron Bay’s two-night bushfire benefit gig Make It Rain has sold out both nights, but fans can still bid for a piece of memorabilia to help raise money.

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Mad Caddies

Mad Caddies Head To Australia For 25th Anniversary Tour

by Tim Cashmere

Australian third-wave ska fans, grab your chain wallet, pierce your eyebrow, bleach your hair and jump on your rusty old skateboard because Mad Caddies are on their way!

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Laneway Festival

Laneway Festival calls Bullshit on idiotic Gladys Berejiklian music festival policy

by Paul Cashmere

Gladys Berejiklian’s Footloosian music policy has angered the music community nationally, and none more so than Laneway founder Danny Rogers who calls the archaic Liberal policy “preposterous”.

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Dont Kill Live Music

Don’t Kill Live Music Rally set for Sydney


The music industry of Australia will gather to support live music in NSW which has come under threat with its archaic ‘Footloose’-like policy aimed to destroy the live music scene of New South Wales.

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Keep Sydney Open

Flume, Lorde, Yolanda Be Cool Gather To Keep Sydney Open

by Paul Cashmere

18 high profile Sydney based artists (and a Kiwi) have combined to send a message to the New South Wales government to Keep Sydney Open.

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John Butler Trio

John Butler Trio, Lee Kernaghan, Kasey Chambers To Play First Campfire Festival 2015

by Paul Cashmere

John Butler Trio, Lee Kernaghan and Kasey Chambers will headline the very first Campfire Festival in March 2015.

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Thirsty Merc music news

Thirsty Merc Reactivate For 10th Anniversary

by Paul Cashmere

Thirsty Merc will mark the 10th anniversary of their debut album with a round of shows and an acoustic record.

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Ciaran Gribbin, INXS

INXS Announce Huge Regional Tour

by Andrew Tijs

Rock legends INXS have booked a mammoth tour, hitting regional spots up the East Coast and into South Australia.

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The Rubens

The Rubens Sign To Premier Indie Label Ivy League

by Andrew Tijs

New South Wales soulful blues act The Rubens join Ivy League Records, start recording their debut, and sell out half their tour.

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Flea of Red Hot Chili Peppers. image by Ros O'Gorman.

Flea of Red Hot Chili Peppers Sells His House In Moruya

by Paul Cashmere

Michael Balzary aka Flea from Red Hot Chili Peppers has sold his property in Moyura on the New South Wales south coast.

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Angry Anderson and Rose Tattoo. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo

Angry Anderson May Run For Federal Seat As A National

by Andrew Tijs

The Rose Tattoo frontman is planning a tilt at politics as a National and is already eyeing off two federal seats in NSW.

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Slash. image by Ros O'Gorman
Its No Surprise Slash Chose Rose Tattoo For His Next Australian Tour

Slash will head back to Australia in 2024 with Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators and it is not a surprise at all that Rose Tattoo have been chosen to open the shows.

October 30, 2023
Rose Tattoo play Palms Crown Casino on Friday 27 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Rose Tattoo Postpone All 2023 Shows Because Of Angry Anderson’s Health Issues

All upcoming Rose Tattoo shows for the 2023 Southern Stars Australian tour have been postponed until 2023 while singer Angry Anderson rests up with health issues.

September 20, 2023
Rose Tattoo play Palms Crown Casino on Friday 27 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Angry Anderson Anoints Next Rose Tattoo Tour ‘Southern Sons’

Rose Tattoo will head out again around Australia with the newly anointed ‘Southern Sons’ tour.

June 21, 2023
Brian Cadd performs at the APIA Good Times Tour 2015 at the Palais Theatre in Melbourne on Sunday 24 June 2015
Cadd, Morris, Shorrock, Schneider and Anderson Sing For The Wayside Chapel

Australian songwriting legend Brian Cadd and music educator Jamie Rigg have written a song for the Wayside Chapel and put an all-star cast together to perform it.

January 19, 2023
Rose Tattoo play Palms Crown Casino on Friday 27 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ronnie Simmons Replaces Bob Spencer In Rose Tattoo

Rose Tattoo has a new guitarist. Ronnie Simmons has replaced Bob Spencer in the band.

December 20, 2022
Reckless Records T-Shirt
Reckless Records Designs T’s For Ausmusic T-Shirt Day

You can honor Australian artists in Australian T-Shirt Day with a round of releases from Scot Crawford’s new Reckless Records.

October 27, 2021
Rose Tattoo Outlaws
Rose Tattoo Have Recorded Three Rare and Unreleased 70s Songs For New Album

Angry Anderson has resurrected two rare and unreleased Rose Tattoo songs from the 70s for inclusion on the band’s new album ‘Outlaws’.

February 3, 2020