Music News

This new book details the non-stop career of AC/DC

AC/DC: For Those About to Rock is available from Hardie Grant. Check out our giveaway here.

The 1975 drop Australian tour dates for next year

Register for pre-sale tickets to The 1975's Aussie tour at secretsounds.com

Andy Portokallis, the man at the heart of our music scene, passes away

 Our love extends to Andy's family during this incredibly difficult time.

The Espy reveals reopening date

For more information, check out the Espy's website.

Video Premiere: Mako Road's 'Open Plan Living' is a charming, cruisy summer anthem

Mako Road play at Penny Black on Friday December 7, details at MakoRoad.co.nz

How to get around Melbourne Music Week for less

With over 250 events at Melbourne Music Week this year, make sure you get an affordable ride around town with DiDi. DiDi is offering the first 5,000 music fans new to DiDi ten $5 vouchers to help them experience MMW. To redeem click here. T&Cs apply.

Five amazing gigs going down this weekend

For more gigs, check out our gig guide. 

Festival and venues band together to raise money for non-profit organisations

The Shake the Cage Cup is going down right now. For more information, visit shakethecagecup.com.au

Red Hot Chili Peppers announce first Aussie tour in 12 years

Tickets to the smoking hot tour go on sale Monday November 26 via Livenation or Ticketmaster for A Day on the Green.

NGV's new Friday Night lineup is a dynamic fusion of old and new

NGV Friday Nights is running between Friday December and Saturday April 6. Tickets are available at the NGV website.

The Pinheads drop national tour dates and new single

Head to The Pinheads website for details on how to buy tickets.

Luca Brasi announce marathon regional Aussie tour

Tickets for Luca Brasi's tour go on sale Thursday November 15 at lucabrasi.com.au.

Calexico announce 2019 Aussie tour dates

Calexico will be playing at the Melbourne Recital Centre on Thursday January 24 and Friday January 25, 2019. For tickets, head to melbournerecital.com.au/events/2019/calexico

The In The Out Are launching their debut LP this month

You can catch The In The Out performing their 10-track effort in full on Saturday November 24 at Thornbury’s Swamplands. For more information, check out their Facebook event.

Video Premiere: The Jensens' 'Coma' captures a moment of kaleidoscopic euphoria

The Jensens will be celebrating the launch of 'Coma' at Crowbar in Brisbane on Saturday November 24. For tickets, head to their Facebook event.

Songs we can’t wait to hear at Meredith 2018

Meredith Music Festival takes over the Supernatural Amphitheatre Friday December 7 – Sunday December 9

Backstreet Boys tease upcoming album with new single, 'Chances'

Backstreet Boy's tenth studio album, DNA, will be unveiling Tuesday January 29, 2019.

Augie March set to play at the new Geddes Lane Ballroom

Augie March are playing at the Geddes Lane Ballroom from Friday November 23 to Saturday November 24. For tickets, visit the Geddes Lane website.

Red Betty has your weekend gigs sorted

It all starts Friday November 9 from 7pm at Red Betty, with more gigs going happening on Saturday November 10. For more information, visit Red Betty's website.

Montaigne's new single is meant to be uncomfortable

For tickets to Montaigne's national tour, head to http://smarturl.it/Montaigne.FYL.

Julia Jacklin announces national tour, album release date

General sale tickets for Julia Jacklin's Aussie tour go on sale Friday November 16. For more information, visit Frontier Touring.

The Teskey Brothers and Emilee South lead reopening of The Espy

The Teskey Brothers and Emilee South will be playing at the Esplanade Hotel on Thursday November 22. Tickets available via Moshtix.

Brunswick Music Festival reveals Snail Mail in first lineup announcement

The Brunswick Music Festival is going down between Sunday March 3 and Sunday March 17, 2019. Tickets are available for Snail Mail's gig via Oztix.

Pop princess Kylie Minogue announces Australian tour dates

Ticketing information for Kylie's tour is available at https://www.frontiertouring.com/kylie.

David Gray and Shakey Graves announce Australian sideshows

Tickets for both shows go on sale soon. You can get tickets for David Gray here and tickets for Shakey Graves here.

Buskers are what gives Melbourne its vibrancy

This article is proudly sponsored by City of Melbourne in partnership with Beat Magazine. For more info, read our editorial policy here. 

The Wombats announce intimate charity gig this month

War Child Presents will be held at Oxford Art Factory on Tuesday November 27. Click here to enter the ticket draw.

Five gigs well worth checking out this week

Hungry for more gigs, check out our gig guide.