Scene News Sharon Van Etten announces Remind Me Tomorrow Tour

January 28, 2019 Scene News

US singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten is coming to Arts Centre Melbourne’s Hamer Hall on Tuesday 11 June as part of her world tour, following the release of her critically acclaimed fifth album, Remind Me Tomorrow.

“It’s been so long since I’ve been on the road and I am so excited to say that I will be returning to Australia this year. Always have such an amazing time and can’t wait to share these new songs with you all. See you soon! X,” Van Etten said. […]

Scene News: Brunswick Music Festival Drops Epic 2019 Program

January 28, 2019 Scene News

Often mistakenly recognised as merely the home of the Sydney Road Street Party, Brunswick Music Festival has decided to reevaluate priorities, reorganise the sock drawer, reassess what sparks joy and revive its entire format. Unexpected spaces and brand-new faces punctuate the progressive, and frankly, EPIC 2019 program. […]

Scene News: Grampians Music Festival 2019 announce Playing Times

January 27, 2019 Scene News

Grampians Music Festival (GMF) returns to the rolling hills of Halls Gap from Friday 15 – Sunday 17 February for its third annual instalment. Nestled in the heart of Victoria’s picturesque Grampians Mountain Ranges the anticipated 2019 Festival bill includes the likes of Sampa The Great, Angie McMahon, Wafia, Slum Sociable and more in an entirely homegrown line up of a truly impressive calibre. Now, the GMF team is thrilled to reveal the artist playing times; food, drink and market stalls, as well as the winner of The Push x GMF’s Regional Electronic Producer Competition. […]

Snap Scene: Jimmy Barnes – Red Hot Summer – Mornington Racecourse, Melbourne 19th Jan 2019

January 25, 2019 Paul Miles

Australian rock legend Jimmy Barnes headlined the sold-out Red Hot Summer Tour concert at Mornington Racecourse on Saturday 19 January 2019. Barnsey performed a set of classics spanning his seventeen studio albums released since he began his solo career in 1984, after his days fronting Cold Chisel. The 62-year-old has won six ARIA Awards, including his induction into their Hall of Fame in 2005. In 2017, he was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia for distinguished service to the performing arts as a musician, singer and songwriter, and through support for not-for-profit organisations. Tonight’s performance was evidence of why Jimmy Barnes is one of the most popular Australian music artists of all time.

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Snap Scene: Joan Jett & The Blackhearts – Red Hot Summer – Mornington Racecourse, Melbourne 19th Jan 2019

January 25, 2019 Paul Miles

Joan Jett & The Blackhearts played the sold-out Red Hot Summer Tour concert at Mornington Racecourse on Saturday 19 January 2019. Led by their sixty-year-old American rock icon Joan Jett on lead vocals and rhythm guitar, The Blackhearts are Kenny Laguna on keys, Dougie Needles on lead guitar, Hal Selzer on bass, and Michael McDermott on drums. When the all-female rock band the Runaways fell apart in 1979, Joan embarked upon a solo career and soon former The Blackhearts. Their version of I Love Rock’n’Roll stayed at number-one on America’s Billboard Hot 100 for seven weeks back in 1982. In 2015, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts were inducted into th

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