It’s finally here, the most fun event of the Summer season: Sunnyboys, Violent Femmes, Hoodoo Gurus, Died Pretty and Ratcat star in ‘Pure Pop For Now People’ A Day On The Green spectacular taking in Bimbadgen, Sirromet, Rochford, Josef Chromy wineries and Kings Park, Perth. Tickets for all shows are on-sale today! Check in here to avoid disappointment.
Did you catch the news? Dirty Three have confirmed two Australian shows, their first since 2012. March 15th sees the trio tackle the State Theatre for Sydney Festival and Jan 23rd has them topping the Sugar Mountain Festival bill in Melbourne. These are the only two shows for 2016 and tickets for both are on-sale now! Check in here for full details
In addition to A Day On The Green AND Womadelaide AND Golden Plains, Violent Femmes are proud to announce headline shows for Sydney & Melbourne. Sydney has the Milwaulkee natives appearing for the Twilight At Taronga Zoo series on March 4th and Melbourne has The Femmes bringing it home to the intimate surrounds of the Corner Hotel. Tickets for Melbourne are on-sale tomorrow and pre-sales for Sydney are available here. Don’t delay. These will go fast.
Following a long 5-year absence we are very happy to announce the return of indie guitar-rock icons Built to Spill. Touring off the back of new album, the amazing Untethered Moon, and a slot at Meredith’s Golden Plains Festival BTS will headline shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane with Brisbane-via-Melbourne local Ben Salter in support. If you like the wigged-out guitar sounds and fractured melodies of Dinosaur Jr, Neil Young and Television then Built to Spill are the band for you. Tickets for all shows on-sale October 30th. Dig it!
Original punks, perennial punks, iconic punks, influential punks the almighty Buzzcocks kick-off their 40th anniversary with a run of shows across Australia and New Zealand this March. The stars of Dig it Up! 2013 will take on most capital cities and Meredith’s Golden Plains Festival, playing all the favourites you know and love and with special guests including HITS and Ausmuteants. Everybody Happy Now? You bet we are! Tickets on-sale Friday October 30th.
Four Tet follows the recent announcement of a co-headline spot at Glenworth Valley’s Lost Paradise Festival with another festival slot, this time at outer-Melbourne’s wondrous Let Them Eat Cake, appearing alongside Jon Hopkins, Ben UFO, Daniel Avery and other Four Tet approved electronic geniuses of the electronic craft. Tickets for both events available here.
We’ve given you the tip on Finnish songstress Mirel Wagner before; her cool-as-fuck gothic country-noir struck a real chord with us and now Sydney Festival and MOFO have got the bug too adding her to their respective programmes. Check out her unique stylings here and get on the show wagon here. You won’t be disappointed.
Ed Kuepper is loving his recent regional ventures, highlights including Bellingen and the Wingham Akoostik Festival and now he is tackling the biggest regional event of all with his inclusion of the giant Woodford Folk Festival. Ed will be playing solo and electric on Monday 28th December. Tickets here.