Melbourne’s summer musical Dream Lover – The Bobby Darin Musical, commences at Arts Centre Melbourne in just 3 weeks from December 27th for a strictly limited season.Starring David Campbell as Bobby Darin alongside Marina Prior, Hannah Fredericksen as Sandra Dee, Martin Crewes, Marney McQueen and Rodney Dobson in the extraordinary story of the Grammy award-winning singer and Oscar nominated actor, Bobby Darin. […]
Australian rock’n’roll royalty came together at Melbourne’s Forum Theatre on Tuesday 19 December 2017 to honour the music of Stevie Wright and The Easybeats, as they brought the EasyFever tour to a close. The supergroup of Chris Cheney (The Living End), Phil Jamieson (Grinspoon), Kram (Spiderbait), Tex Perkins (The Cruel Sea, Beasts of Bourbon), and Tim Rogers (You Am I) performed a power-packed musical journey celebrating the legacy of The Easybeats, their legendary singer Stevie Wright, and the songwriting catalogue of Harry Vanda & George Young. […]
In exciting news today, organisers are pleased to announce the addition of one of Australia’s hottest rising acts: A.B. Original!
They pull no punches on stage or on record: indigenous hip-hop duo A.B. Original – (Adam) Briggs and Trials (Daniel Rankine), who respectively come from the Yorta Yorta and Ngarrindjeri tribes – absolutely conquered 2017 thanks to their amazing debut album, Reclaim Australia, released via Golden Era Records. […]
In honour of the Cherry Bar’s 18th Birthday we went back into our archives and dug up the photos of the opening of ACDC Lane, back in 2004. This was before the Cherry Bar existed, but we feel that it’s a fitting occasion to reflect on its origins. […]
TEG LIVE is proud to announce two of the most successful female American singer/songwriters, Sheryl Crow and Melissa Etheridge, will perform in a double headlining tour across Australia in 2018. Tickets on will go on sale 10.00am, Monday, 18 December through Ticketek. In a worldwide exclusive, this is the first time the two will tour together and share the stage in a powerhouse show that will showcase all the biggest hits from these two amazing women. […]
Music industry icons, rock ‘n’ roll hall of famers, actors, politicians and arts philanthropists came together for the VIP Launch of the Australian Music Vault on Monday 18 December, at Arts Centre Melbourne. […]
We were treated to an opening performance by Australian singer/songwriter Archie Roach, AM, speeches by Arts Centre Melbourne Chief Executive Officer Claire Spencer, Minister for Creative Industries, Martin Foley MP and Australian Music Vault Patron Michael Gudinski and a performance by Gospo Choir. […]
The song has a special meaning; it is in fact the first song that Alice Cooper wrote entirely on his own back in 1967. The song was forgotten until Dennis Dunaway, the bass player of the original Alice Cooper band, rediscovered it and played it to Alice, after which the two of them updated the song and then recorded it for the “Paranormal” album. With its psychedelic sound, swirling guitars and the mysterious Hammond organ, it is one of the most hypnotic songs on “Paranormal”. […]
On November 3rd, Primitive Race released their compelling new, Alternative Rock album Soul Pretender, with vocals handled by Chuck Mosely (Faith No More, Bad Brains, Cement, VUA), music by Erie Loch (LUXT, Blownload, Exageist), Mark Gemini Thwaite (Peter Murphy, Tricky, Gary Numan), Chris Knicker, and drums by Dale Crover (The Melvins). On November 9th, Chuck Mosley died after many years battling addictions, making the long awaited album the legendary front-man’s swan song. The band, with members being long time friends of Chuck’s, chose to re-direct the album’s focus to honoring the legendary singer’s legacy. […]
Gaytimes, Australia’s queer music festival is back in 2018 and with Le1f (USA), Alex The Astronaut, and Bec Sandridge headlining and it’s set to be the camping music festival of your big gay dreams!
Perched on the picturesque mountaintop in Victoria’s Lake Mountain Alpine Resort, Gaytimes takes place from 16 – 18 February.
Over two nights and two stages, the festival is set to once again deliver an enchanting weekend of music, art, community, sexuality and self-expression. […]