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Music News

Remi, GL, The Bombay Royale and more are playing an open-air mini festival

Don’t miss Soundvision on Saturday November 18 at La Trobe University.

Falls Festival expands Marion Bay lineup with Grinspoon, San Cisco and more

Falls Festival goes down in Marion Bay between December 29 - December 31. It also takes over Lorne from December 28 - December 31, Byron Bay from December 31 - January 2 and Fremantle from January 6 - January 7. 

Neil Finn, Hiatus Kaiyote, JET and more to play Melbourne Zoo Twilights

Melbourne Zoo Twilights will run from Friday January 26 till Saturday March 10, tickets are available October 24. 

The 2018 Golden Plains lineup has landed

Golden Plains 2018 goes down from March 10 - March 12. I can hear the sound of tinnies cracking already. 

Chelsea Wolfe is returning to Australia

She’ll be storming through Max Watt’s on Friday March 16. Tickets through Life Is Noise.

An all-star jazz tribute to Amy Winehouse is going down in Melbourne

It’s taking place at The Toff In Town on Wednesday November 22, and tickets also include entry to the Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait exhibition at the Jewish Museum. More details here. 

Lana Del Rey's Australian tour dates have been confirmed

She'll appear in Brisbane on Thursday March 29, Melbourne on Saturday March 31 and Sydney on Monday April 2. 

Louis Theroux's acclaimed new documentary will premiere in Melbourne

Watch Louis Theroux: Heroin Town at Cinema Nova on Friday November 17, Saturday November 18 and Sunday November 19. 

Jose Gonzalez will play two very intimate Melbourne shows

Catch Jose Gonzalez on Monday April 2 and Tuesday April 3, 2018 at Melbourne Recital Centre.  

Grouplove are touring Australia in 2018

Catch Grouplove on their 2018 Australian tour at The Triffid, Brisbane on Friday February 9, The Croxton, Melbourne, on Tuesday February 13 and The Metro, Sydney on Thursday February 15. Tickets via Secret Sounds. 

A lauded New York street artist is painting live this week (with free beer)

It's going down at 358 Johnston St, Abbotsford, on Saturday October 14 and Sunday October 15. More details here. 

Angus & Julia Stone announce 2018 tour

Angus & Julia Stone will play at Festival Hall Saturday May 19. Tickets via Secret Sounds. 

Peel St Festival: Melbourne's new free music event unveils full lineup

It's all going down November 11 along Peel St, Collingwood. More details here. 

Ali Barter and Trophy Eyes are headlining a pop-up skate culture festival

It's all happening at Meat Market Friday November 10 - Saturday November 11. 

We're looking for a new Distribution Coordinator

If this sounds like you please email jobs@furstmedia.com.au. 

Progfest announces first lineup for 2018

Progfest will be at Melbourne's Corner Hotel on Saturday January 27, tickets via Wild Things Presents.

PSA: Darts are throwing a warehouse party with free beer in Brunswick

It's all happening in Brunswick (location TBA via Facebook) on Friday November 10. 

Grinspoon, Killing Heidi, Eskimo Joe, Jebediah and Superjesus are touring

It's coming to Victoria via York On Lillydale, Mt Evelyn on February 10 and the Gateway Hotel on March 3. Tickets are $65 via the festival website. 

Papa Roach announce their first ever headline shows in Australia

Papa Roach are performing in Melbourne on Monday January 22. Presale tickets are available from Wednesday October 11, general tickets on sale Friday October 12. Head here to get them. 

P!NK is heading to Australia to sell out a bunch of shows

P!nk is coming to Rod Laver Arena for four nights, Monday July 16, Tuesday July 17, Thursday July 19 and Friday July 20. Presale tickets available from 1pm October 16. General tickets on sale from 1pm Friday Oct 20. Here here for tickets and more information. 

Wanna work at Beat? We're looking for interns.

To apply, send a brief email to james@beat.com.au indicating what you'd like to apply for, a brief description of why you're ideal for the job, and a sample of your work (either links to published content or attached as a Word document). 

Neil Finn, Josh Pyke, Mojo Juju and more lead 2018 Riverboats Music Festival lineup

Riverboats Music Festival 2018 goes down in Echuca across Friday February 16 - Sunday February 18. Tickets are on sale now.  

Gawurra to make Melbourne Recital Centre debut

Gawurra will appear in conversation at the Melbourne Recital Centre on Thursday October 19, and perform at the same venue on Thursday December 7. Tickets are on sale now. 

Parkway Drive announce 'Horizons' 10th anniversary tour

They'll play Saturday January 13 at Tivoli, Brisbane; Thursday January 18 at the Metro, Sydney; Saturday January 20 at Metropolis, Fremantle; Wednesday January 24 at The Gov, Adelaide and Friday January 26 at the Forum, Melbourne. Tickets via Ticketmaster & Ticketek. 

Eternal diva Mariah Carey is bringing all her bangers to Australia

Head to mariahcarey.com for presale access. 

This two-day Electronic Music Conference is essential for Australian producers

The 2017 Electronic Music Conference goes down from November 29 - November 30 in various venues within Sydney. Tickets are on sale now. 

Saddle up Australia, Billy Ray Cyrus is heading to Melbourne

Catch Billy Ray Cyrus at The Palms at the Crown Casino on Thursday March 22, 2018. Tickets go on sale on Tuesday October 3.