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Monday, June 11th, 2018



Live Nation is proud to announce additional shows have been added for two of the world’s most exciting young dancers, MADDIE and MACKENZIE ZIEGLER.  The Ziegler Girls are bringing an all new, up close and personal experience with their fans that will include a dance masterclass, Q&A, Meet & Greet and an ultimate fan event. Maddie Ziegler has been dating sixteen-year-old Australian Instagram personality Jack Kelly for the past 2 years. Jack was born and lives in Adelaide, but frequently visits Los Angeles. Adelaide fans will be excited to seeRead More

Leaps and Bounds Music Festival 2018

Leaps and Bounds Music Festival has revealed the first details of the 2018 program, set to take place from July 13 – 22. The much adored festival celebrates the live music venues of Yarra and the people who have made the area the heart of the live music capital of the world. Yarra Mayor, Cr Daniel Nguyen said live music and the local venues that support it are an essential part of the city’s identity. “Our live music scene is the best in the world. You can see quality gigs anyRead More

Album Release: Melody’s Echo Chamber – Bon Voyage

Bon Voyage, the expansive new album from Melody’s Echo Chamber (aka Melody Prochet) lands on our shores on Friday, June 15 on Pod / Inertia Music. Having previously shared ‘Breathe In, Breathe Out‘, Prochet is pleased to unveil perhaps the wildest track from the album, ‘Desert Horse‘. A lysergic sound event that’s sparse one moment and frantic the next, juxtaposing backward looping and vocoders with acoustic instrumentation and arabesque ululations, “this track was a monster,” remarks Melody. “It’s the most sculptural and mad I guess. It embodies my difficult lifeRead More


Select Touring and Blue Murder are thrilled to announce rescheduled dates for Kesha’s critically acclaimed ‘Rainbow Tour’ in October 2018 after having to postpone the initial run of shows due to an ACL injury.  All existing tickets remain valid for the rescheduled dates and no action is required. KESHA AUSTRALIAN TOUR DATES  Tickets on sale now: Sunday, 7th October @ Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne Monday, 8th October, Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide Wednesday, 10th October @ Eatons Hill Hotel, Brisbane Thursday, 11th October @ ICC, Sydney Theatre, Sydney  *All current ticketsRead More


Supporting everything the musical theatre arts scene has to offer, the revered BRAVO Cruise Of Performing Arts celebrates its fifth year in 2018 with one of the biggest line-ups yet. The luxurious eight-night cruise, which visits ports in Noumea, Mystery Island and Lifou, is headlined this year by the likes of award-winning performer, actor and host Todd McKenny and ARIA and two-time Helpmann Award winner Teddy Tahu Rhodes, taking more than 40 esteemed artists onboard. Over the years since its maiden cruise in 2014, BRAVO has become one of theRead More

Junction Arts 2018 – Save The Date

Northern Tasmania’s Junction Arts Festival is set to take over Launceston from 5 – 9 September, shining the spotlight on the Apple Isle’s outstanding artists, musicians, local food producers, award-winning winemakers and boutique brewers. Heading into its eighth year, Junction is fresh, intimate and deliciously Tasmanian. Positioned in and around Launceston’s multitude of architectural and natural gems, Junction’s program is both diverse and vibrant; it’s all about extraordinary experiences in unusual spaces. Junction presents a combination of free and ticketed events, including a bustling Festival Hub in a 19th century square tuckedRead More

Album Release: Kadhja Bonet – Childqueen

Los Angeles-based multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, and producer Kadhja Bonet announces her masterful sophomore record Childqueen, to be released June 8th on Fat Possum via Inertia Music, the follow-up to her critically acclaimed 2016 debut album The Visitor. Premiering via NPR’s Songs We Love, the hypnotizing first single ‘Mother Maybe’ is a horn-laden peek into the majestic world of Childqueen, featuring Bonet’s soulful, soaring vocals backed by ethereal harmonies. Recorded over two years in studios scattered throughout the globe— Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, London, Copenhagen, and even in hotel rooms in Barcelona and Brussels –Read More

Album Release: Hayley Jensen – Turning Up The Dial

Hayley Jensen’s brand new album, Turning Up The Dial, landed at #2 on the iTunes Country Albums chart recently and is out now through Social Family Records, available instore and online.  The 8 tracker was recorded in the United States in collaboration with Grammy and Emmy award-winning producer, Jamie Tate, and features co-writes with award-winning songwriters, including Phil Barton (USA), Jerry Salley (USA), Alex Seier (USA), and label mate, Kirsty-Lee Akers. “This album is an eclectic mix of feelings and emotions, but regardless of the feel, all songs have aRead More

PNAU ‘Changa’ Australian Tour July 2018

Multi-platinum selling LA based Australian electro pop pioneers, PNAU have just unveiled the amazing psychedelic video for their latest single ‘Changa’ accompanied by the release of five new remixes of the title track from their latest critically acclaimed album .. & they’re coming back home to celebrate! Directed by Ben Kutsko from USA’s Miniac Films, the ‘Changa’ video sees the creative direction of PNAU’s Nick Littlemore brought to life, once again starring vocalist and dancer Kira Divine. Heightening the aesthetic from previous releases ‘Chameleon’ and ‘Go Bang’, the creative directionRead More

Stories from behind museum walls

This winter Melbourne Museum will host Museum Lectures, an enlightening series of public talks by Museums Victoria’s curators, historians and scientists, which will provide fascinating insight for attendees into life within Australia’s largest museum organisation. The displays and exhibits across our museums (Melbourne Museum, Scienceworks and Immigration Museum) provide only a tiny hint at the myriad of stories held within the Victorian State Collection of over 17 million items. Just beyond the public spaces are stores that hold this vast and important collection of rare specimens, fossils, cultural artefacts, rare booksRead More