John Farnham, Daryl Braithwaite & More To Play Melbourne’s Botanic Gardens

You know A Day On The Green as the hard-working, passionate folks who bring you world-class concert experiences at some of Australia’s most famous and scenic wineries, but in 2017 they’re taking those one-of-a-kind experiences into the big city with the announcement of A Weekend In The Gardens. This March,...

Clare Bowditch & Adalita Australian Tour 2014 Announced

A Clare Bowditch & Adalita Australian Tour 2014 has been announced, pairing the two Aussie songwriters for six special shows taking place this winter. The tour is part of the ARIA winnign Clare Bowditch’s fourth annual Winter Secrets series, taking special guest Adalita on the road with her as she...

6 Newly Announced Aussie Music Festivals You Should Attend

Aussie fans are pretty much spoiled for choice when it comes to music festivals, and you don’t have to be a diehard industry expert to have noticed that the pool of new boutique events is steadily growing in tandem with the bigger name national festivals. In fact, sometimes it’s hard to keep...

Aussie Bands Take Centre Court For Australian Open 2014 Live Music Lineup

Sport and music don’t always make for the best doubles partners (as these horrible half-time performances can attest). But following on from this year’s successful Hunters & Collectors-headlined AFL Grand Final program, another major sporting body is set to serve up an ace selection of live music, with the Australian Open...

Woodford Folk Festival 2013 Lineup Announced

The Woodford Folk Festival 2013 lineup has been announced with event organisers touting it as “the most ambitious programme ever.” One of Australia’s longest running institutions, the Woodford Folk Festival now enters its 28th year and promises to feature over 500 acts across 28 venues, with 1,235 performances crammed across...

Mixtape #102

Welcome to the wintery weekend. Hopefully we have some tunes to keep you warm, starting off with Brisbane surf-rock band Go Violets and their new single ‘Josie’, followed by banjo loving Sydney band The Mountains, we then visit Amsterdam with a new track from The Child Of Lov, before a trip down...

Industry Insight: Music Grants, APRA Awards, Management Changes, Label Signings & More

SA Minister Announces $60K in Contemporary Music Grants Almost $60,000 in contemporary music grants has been awarded to local musicians and organisations by Minister Assisting The Minister For Arts Chloë Fox. Among those awarded grants as part of the State Government’s Contemporary Music Funding Program included $5,000 for music business 5/4...

Riverboats Music Festival 2013

The city is only a far away place. At least that’s how you start to feel from the moment you cross the railway track into the Riverboats Music Festival on the banks of the Murray River in Echuca Moama. As you walk into the natural amphitheatre next to the mighty...

Clare Bowditch

The animals weren’t the only ones who got to enjoy the sunset over Parkville as young and old gathered at the Melbourne Zoo to see their favourite redhead, Clare Bowditch. Warming up the evening were the dapper (all eight of them) members of The Royal Jelly Dixieland Band. Bringing their...

Clare Bowditch

Clare Bowditch is a musician, writer, social commentator and sometimes actor.  Most recently Clare just recorded her fifth studio album, ‘The Winter I Chose Happiness’, which was released by Island Records in September 2012. We can catch you soon at the Zoo Twilight sessions, which you’ve played at before. What’s your...

Win Tickets To The Zoo Twilights Series In Melbourne

The 2013 Zoo Twilights Series is back for another season and features a variety of amazing acts including: Kate Miller Heidke, Clare Bowditch, Leo Sayer, Lisa Mitchell, The Melbourne Ska Orchestra, Stonefield, Husky, Justice Crew, and The Bamboos with Tim Rogers, amongst many more! The superb line-up of some of Australia’s...

Benefit Show Announced After The Evening Cast Cancel Tour Due To House Fire

A devastating house fire which destroyed the home and contents of The Evening Cast members Joel & Rachel Cooper has lead to the extremely difficult decision to cancel the bands upcoming National Tour, which was announced at the end of 2012 and due to commence January 19th. Thankfully Joel, Rachel...

The Winter I Chose Happiness

Clare Bowditch’s fifth album is charismatically chirpy, which has caught the attention of Network Ten’s hit show Offspring, making her lovely single ‘You Make Me Happy’ the theme song for the show. Her latest offering is the type of sweet music that would be ideal playing in the background of...