Scene News: The Ones We Love: Celebrating R.E.M. (1982 – 1992)

June 25, 2018 Scene News

THE ONES WE LOVE is a unique series of concerts in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne Celebrating R.E.M. featuring an All-Star line-up of singers –

Jeff Martin (The Tea Party)

Steve Kilbey (The Church)

Ron S. Peno (Died Pretty)

Trish Young (The Clouds)

Alannah Russack (The Hummingbirds)

Ashley Naylor (Even)

Greg Atkinson (Ups & Downs)

Peter Fenton (Crow)

With special guest Amanda Brown (The Go-Betweens) […]

Scene News: The Red Hot Summer Tour is back in 2019 and ready to rock

June 25, 2018 Scene News

The RED HOT SUMMER TOUR is back in 2019 and the Series One announcement is
nothing short of massive! Featuring Australia’s favourite son Jimmy Barnes,
Joan Jett and The Blackhearts, The Living End, Diesel, Richard Clapton and
Chocolate Starfish, the run of eight dates takes in South Australia,
Western Australia, Victoria, Tasmania, New South Wales and Queensland. With
such a stellar line-up, it isn’t hard to see why the RED HOT SUMMER TOUR
has earned the reputation as one of the best regional festivals on the
touring circuit. […]

Scene News: Northeast Party House to launch Chasers’ Three Eight Six on Friday July 6

June 22, 2018 Scene News

High-energy party starters *Northeast Party House* have moved on from
warehouse parties in Melbourne’s inner city to national festival closers.
Northeast have built a loyal fan base around two self-produced,
guitar-driven, dance-heavy LPs “Any Given Weekend” and “Dare” which has
seen the band tour constantly in their home country as well as
internationally, playing sold out headline concerts and showcase events at
The Great Escape (UK), CMJ (NY) and Culture Collide (LA). […]

Scene News: The Superjesus Celebrate 20th Anniversary Re-Release Of Iconic Album Sumo With Massive National Tour

June 21, 2018 Scene News

Twenty years on from their platinum selling album Sumo hitting number two on the ARIA Chart (and with a few ARIA Awards in the trophy cabinet), The Superjesus are back with an anniversary edition of their celebrated 1998 debut, set for release on August 17. As well as seeing the original album reissued on vinyl, the CD edition of Sumo – 20^th Anniversary features bonus material sourced from triple j’s Live At The Wireless archive, as well as a never before heard studio recording: a Superjesus cover of Kylie Minogue’s Confide In Me. Supported by Triple M and New World Artists, The Superjesus will be hitting the road with an epic stack of gig dates in the second half of 2018 – fans had better get ready to get Down Again to the sounds of Adelaide’s finest ‘90s alternative rock band! […]

Scene News: Kingswood Announce Australian Headline Dates

June 20, 2018 Scene News

After months spent locked away in studios in Melbourne, Sydney and Nashville cooking their new LP, Kingswood are vacating Melbourne winter to tour nationally this August and September, with Unearthed starlet MANE along for the ride!

This will be your one and only chance to see them live in 2018…. […]

Scene News: Legends In Concert

June 20, 2018 Scene News

“Legends in Concert is thrilled to be back at the Palms for another
fantastic summer engagement, especially with so many visitors in Melbourne
during January”, said Mark Kogan, General Manager Legends in Concert Limited
Engagements. “The past two years of our engagements have been so successful
and well received by the audiences at The Palm that there will be an extra
week of performances in 2019 starting on January 10 and running through
January 27. And we’ve done something very special: Legends in Concert fans
were able to choose whom they wanted to see featured in the next Legends
cast,” said Kogan. […]

Scene News: Sydney Guitar Fest 3rd Line Up Announce + Tommy Emmanuel To Include Tribute To Honour His Brother Phil – Aug 9-19

June 19, 2018 Scene News

The Sydney Guitar Festival announces its 3rd and final round of artists and events, adding to an already massive line up, this years event is the biggest and most ambitious yet.

The inaugural SGF Gala, taking place on Thursday, August 9 at the Concourse in Chatswood promises to be an event like no other; an expertly curated showcase of world-class guitarists including;
Kaki King (US), Derek Gripper (RSA), Daniel Champagne, Turner Brown Band (US/Aus), Z-Star Trinity (UK) Pioneers of Rock n Roll showcase and MC Luke Escombe, and more.. […]

Scene News: 18th Annual Helpmann Awards Nominations in 42 categories announced

June 19, 2018 Scene News

The Helpmann Awards are the premier celebration of Australia’s vibrant live performance industry. The Awards recognise distinguished achievement and excellence in Australia’s live performance sectors including musicals, contemporary music, comedy, opera and classical music, theatre, ballet, dance and physical theatre, presentations for children, regional touring and cabaret.
Live Performance Australia (LPA) today announced the Nominees in the 42 categories of the Helpmann Awards at simultaneous events in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney. […]

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