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Review Scene: A Weekend In The Gardens, feat Missy Higgins, Dustin Tebutt, All Our Exes Live In Texas ~ Royal Botanic Gardens ~ Sunday 19th November 2017

Nothing says Australian summer more than an outdoor concert held at Melbourne’s Royal Botanic Gardens with mozzies a flutter, an abundance of food trucks serving up the latest foodie fads and an amazing lineup of homegrown musical talent to make you feel super proud to be Australian.

Melbourne’s newest outdoor concert event A Weekend in the Gardens returned last weekend to mark what felt like the real beginning of summer and to celebrate more Australian (or should I say Melburnian?) music. […]

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Scene News: On Tour Presents US singer/songwriter + YouTube sensation Kawehi in her debut AU tour

Kawehi (pronounced Kuh-vey-hee) is a new breed of musician – a Honolulu born, one-woman-band now based in Lawrence, Kansas who uses technology to carry the weight of a full band on her own. She describes herself as “Singer, Songwriter, Southpaw, Shit talker, Walks like a trucker,” and her Facebook About states “Who gives a shit about the how or why – do what you love. No matter what.” Amen to that. […]

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Scene News: Grace Vanderwaal Releases Debut Album Just The Beginning

Singer/songwriter Grace VanderWaal has officially released her debut album JUST THE BEGINNING. The album features her infectious single ‘Moonlight,’ beat-driven track ‘Sick of Being Told,’ uplifting song ‘So Much More Than This’ and the fast-paced ‘Escape My Mind,’ among others. Upon release, JUST THE BEGINNING landed itself into the iTunes Top 10 Albums Chart, a deserving feat for the young musician, and an admirable recognition for her early career. […]

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Snap Scene: Stevie Nicks at A Day on the Green, Rochford Wines, 18th November 2017

Stevie Nicks is best known for her work with Fleetwood Mac, however the influential ‘Queen of Rock and Roll’ has also had a chart-topping solo career. Her body of work has produced over 40 Top 50 hits and sales of over 140 million records, making her one of the best-selling music acts of all time. The thousands in the crowd were delighted when Chrissie Hyde of the Pretenders joined her on stage for a rendition of Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around. […]

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Review Scene: A Day on the Green with Stevie Nicks & The Pretenders, Rochford Winery, 18th November 2017

The weather was not looking good as I drove towards Rochford Estate nestled in the heart of the Yarra Valley about an hour’s drive out of Melbourne. Heavy rain continued as I made my way through the soggy throngs of people all decked out in rain ponchos towards the main entrance. Miraculously as Melbourne singer songwriter Ali Barter began her 3rd song, the torrential downpour stopped and the skies cleared much to the delight of the crowd and no doubt the bands. […]