Scene News: New album from Cilla Jane

February 22, 2019 Scene News

Cilla Jane writes and sings about the big stuff – life, death, beauty, sex, loss, hell and violence. With a highly personalised approach to writing, Cilla Jane’s songs come from a bed of distress and there is a genuine sadness surrounding her examination of these key themes. […]

Scene News: Jon Stevens kicks off 2019 with a massive Raining Hits tour playing hits from Noiseworks & INXS

February 22, 2019 Scene News

Kicking off what is set to be a massive 2019, Jon Stevens is back on the road with his aptly named Raining Hits tour, featuring not only all the greatest hits from his extensive back catalogue, but also the iTunes Australian Rock and Indie Rock #1 track Rain Down On Me. The tour, which runs through until April, features highly anticipated headline shows, special guests and festival appearances. Jon will rock out the hits from not only his solo career, but also Noiseworks and INXS. […]

Scene News: Bonnie Tyler to Release Brand New Album with some incredible guests

February 21, 2019 Scene News

Marking no less than the complete reinvention of a wonderful and much-loved talent this – her 17th studio album – is a collection of brand new recordings. As befits an artist of Bonnie’s undoubted stature, ‘Between The Earth And The Stars’ also features collaborations and contributions from some of her fellow musical legends including Francis Rossi on ‘Someone’s Rockin’ Your Heart’. The album boasts three knights of the realm with Sir Rod Stewart duetting on ‘Battle of the Sexes’, Sir Cliff Richard on ‘Taking Control’ and Sir Barry Gibb penning ‘Seven Waves Away’. […]

Scene News Pet Shop Boys Release Four-Track Ep ‘Agenda’

February 21, 2019 Scene News

Pet Shop Boys have released their ‘Agenda’ EP, four brand new songs which were streamed one per day from Tuesday to Friday last week.

The four-track EP on CD is also now available to pre-order exclusively with this year’s issue of Annually, Pet Shop Boys’ once-a-year hardback publication. Annually is published on April 12 and on the same day a 12-inch vinyl EP of ‘Agenda’ will be released commercially. Links to pre-order are below. […]

Scene News: 2019 Vanda & Young Global Songwriting Competition is now open!

February 20, 2019 Scene News

Songwriters from around the world are invited to enter the 2019 Vanda & Young Global Songwriting Competition to go in the running for a career-changing first-place cash prize of A$50,000, courtesy of APRA AMCOS, Alberts and BMG.

Gold Coast singer-songwriter Amy Shark won the 2018 first-place prize with her song Adore, the breakthrough hit single that propelled her to a debut #1 ARIA album with Love Monster, sold-out arena shows, and international TV performances. […]

Scene News Kacey Musgraves Wins Four Grammy Awards Including Album Of The Year – Australian Tour In May

February 20, 2019 Scene News

It has been a monumental year for critically-acclaimed singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves, who took home four GRAMMY Awards including Album of The Year and Best Country Album for her #1 third studio album Golden Hour [https://UMA.lnk.to/GoldenHour], Best Country Solo Performance for “Butterflies”, and Best Country Song for “Space Cowboy”. Kacey has now made history as the first female solo artist to win Best Country Album twice. These wins bring Kacey’s career total up to six. […]

Scene News Brunswick Music Festival Introduces Sound Sessions

February 19, 2019 Scene News

Sound Sessions is a series of panels, workshops and events – along with an artist in residence and mentorship program – all geared towards women, trans and non-binary artists working in, or wanting to crack into, the music industry.

Supported by Creative Victoria the program also features an extensive range of partners – APRA AMCOS, Bandmates Victoria, Girls Rock! Melbourne, The Push, The Rock and Roll Writers Festival and Thickwave – along with an impressive line up of panellists, speakers and workshops facilitators. […]

Scene News Billy Ocean – All The Hits Australian Tour

February 19, 2019 Scene News

Following his sold out 2018 UK tour, Billy Ocean has announced he is coming to Australia in June. This is part of his world tour, where he will perform his greatest hits and favourite tracks. He will be joined on stage by his super band to put on a show that will get everyone out of their seats. […]

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