Meet Yirramboi First Nations Arts Festival - Melbourne's brand new ten-day event that celebrates over 60,000 years of Indigenous Australian culture.
The festival is loaded with over 60 unique events encompassing dance, music, visual art, theatre, film, and talks. Redefining notions of Indigenous art and performance, the festival covers spaces throughout Melbourne including...
Bluesfest 2017 is shaping up to be a festival like no other. While we all know the lineup is absolutely huge and featuring some massive names, let's take a closer look at some of Beat's favourite acts taking to the stage at this year's event.
1. Vintage Trouble
The self-branded "Trouble Makers" blew away Bluesfest audiences with their blistering sets at the...
Boogie is nearly upon us, but there's still surprises left in store.
Joining the already heaving lineup are Dan Baird & Homemade Sin getting down from the US, Oh Pep!, Drug Sweat, Jarrow, Baby Blue, DJ Rainbow, DJ Mermaid, Andee Frost, Ginger Light, Manchild, !Breechboy!, James 'Hound Dog' Young, Larry Kronick Jr, and BT's Country Moanings.
Boomerang Festival is returning to Bluesfest for 2017, bringing a diverse array of music, dance and conversation.
This year's lineup features Leonard Sumner, Oka, Yirrmal, Airileke and Rize of the Morning Star, Emily Wurramara, Tenzin Choegyal, Te Kopere Maori Healers, Excelsior, Jannawi Dance Clan and Bundjalung Artists.
Once again we descend upon the small town of Meredith seeking entertainment, adventure and spiritual release. We arrived on site at the Nolan’s farm a little later than usual, and our beloved Bush Camp was already closed, but we quickly found a serene and shaded spot in the tree-laden area of Ringwood. Besides having to memorise an entirely new way to get home at night, this worked out well as...
Melbourne based Direct Touring have been bringing some of the heaviest bands on earth to Australian cities for years now.
In 2017 they'll be celebrating their fifth birthday with a monster metal party at The Corner Hotel. The lineup for The Direct Underground Fest features Marduk, Gorguts, MGLA, Ulcerate, Départe and more.
To mark the start of the 2017 university year and welcome this year's international students, Arts Centre Melbourne and the City of Melbourne will be hosting Asia Pop Fest as part of the Asia TOPA festival.
Celebrating all things pop culture, the Sidney Myer Music Bowl will host a range of activities for attendees: bolstered with K-pop dance competitions, a gaming lounge and...
Japan's Fuji Rock lineup is here, which means one thing for us Down Under - some good old fashioned Splendour In The Grass lineup speculation.
More often than not, acts booked for Fuji Rock appear on the Splendour lineup. Although this year Splendour will be going down one week earlier than Fuji, what's the point of breaking with tradition now?
The Hills Are Alive have revealed the final installment of their stellar lineup.
Already bequeathed with the acclaim of Cloud Control, Dope Lemon, REMI and Northeast Party House, the Hills Are Alive have just gone and added two of Australia’s most prized female voices of 2016, Amy Shark and Gretta Ray, to their 2017 bill.
For the fifth year in a row, White Night will be gracing Melbourne with a rich tapestry of artistic grandeur. Having already announced an amazing collection of activities and sights late last year, White Night’s Artistic Director and Executive Producer David Atkins recently added some more tantalising...