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Music News

A new awards night for Australia's best alt-country musicians will launch in Melbourne

The First Annual Australian Americana Honours Night will take place at the Thornbury Theatre on Monday October 2. Limited tickets will be available via Oztix from Thursday September 21.

Laneway Festival's 2018 lineup is here and it's absolutely huge

Laneway Festival goes down Saturday February 3 at FCAC. 

Stella Donnelly wins $25,000 Levi's Music Prize at BIGSOUND

Read our feature interview with Stella Donnelly here. 

Video Premiere: JMS Harrison unveils an anthem with 'Set In Stone'

JMS Harrison will play the Yarra Hotel on Saturday October 7, the Gasoline Pony, Marrickville on Friday October 27 and the Union Hotel, Newtown on Sunday October 28. More details here. 

Gallery: Check out the newly renovated Forum Theatre

Keen to check out a gig at The Forum? Take a look through our gig guide. 

Foo Fighters and Weezer announce Australian stadium tour

They'll hit Etihad Stadium on Tuesday January 30. Tickets via Ticketmaster. 

The Killers are playing a free Melbourne show this month

Wonderful Wonderful, the new album by The Killers, will be released on Friday September 22 via Virgin Records.

Drake is bringing his world tour to Melbourne

Drake will hit Rod Laver Arena on Saturday November 18 and Monday November 20. Tickets via Live Nation. 

Looks like Drake is announcing a tour this morning

In the interim, you can follow this link here to find a waitlist for Drake tickets. We'll update this article in the morning to break the news. 

5,000 people are going to Fed Square to scream like Goku

It's all going down Sunday October 1, Federations Square. See you there? Check out the FB group here. 

The Corner Awards return for 2017

The full list of nominees is available on the Corner Award website as well as the list of experts.

The lineup for Alison Wonderland's haunted warehouse festival is here

It's going down at a secret farm location near Melbourne on Saturday December 2. More details here. 

Premiere: Neon City Pilot explore Afro-jazz with 'Anansi'

Neon City Pilot will be launching the track as a 7-inch (along with B-side Fight Path) at the Workers Club on Saturday September 23, with support from Bella Wolf and The Senegambian Jazz Band. 

Billy Davis & the Good Lords release new album, lock in Melbourne launch

Billy Davis and the Good Lords will launch A Family Portrait at Max Watt's on Saturday November 4. Tickets via Niche Productions. 

Get your mum on the blower because Robbie Williams is touring Australia

Catch Robbie Williams at Rod Laver Arena on Saturday February 24 and Mt Duneed Estate, Geelong. Tickets via Chugg Entertainment. 

Video Premiere: Clint Wilson drops an Aussie folk gem with 'Don't Stir Your Coffee'

Clint Wilson will launch Don't Stir Your Coffee at Sookie Lounge on Sunday September 10 with Tina Nabb, Jess Mcmahon and Eddie Cole.

Todd Terje locks in a Melbourne show with his full band

It all goes down at The Forum on Sunday December 10. Get your tickets here. 

Watch: Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile drop new single 'Over Everything'

Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile's Lotta Sea Lice LP is due out Friday 13th October via Milk! Records / Matador Records and available for pre-order now. 

Roger Waters announces stadium tour, expect a heap of lasers

Roger Waters 2018 Australian Tour Dates:   QUDOS BANK ARENA, SYDNEY FRIDAY FEBRUARY 2 BRISBANE ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE TUESDAY FEBRUARY 6 ROD LAVER ARENA, MELBOURNE SATURDAY FEBRUARY 10 SUNDAY FEBRUARY 11 ADELAIDE ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE FRIDAY FEBRUARY 16 PERTH ARENA TUESDAY FEBRUARY 20   Tickets via Live Nation. 

The Bronx announce exclusive Melbourne headline show

They'll hit The Corner on Thursday October 26. 

The music of George Michael to be performed with full symphony orchestra

It all goes down on Thursday February 15 & Friday February 16 at Festival Theatre, Adelaide. Tickets via the ASO. 

Happy Wanderer Festival unveils full 2017 lineup

Happy Wanderer Festival is happening from Friday November 3 until Sunday November 5. Find the full lineup and tickets here. 

Listen: Harlem release a lo-fi cover of Lana Del Ray's 'Cola'

Catch Harlem alongside Bleeding Knees Club and Colleen Green at The Curtin on Thursday August 31. 

Tasmania's favourite folk-punk festival has released its lineup

HOBOFOPO hits Hobart from Thursday October 5 - Sunday October 7. Tickets via Oztix.

Queenscliff Music Festival just got even bigger

Queenscliff Music Festival is happening from Friday November 24 to Sunday November 26, grab your tickets here. 

Wild Honey release new single and announce tour

Wild Honey hit Yah Yahs on Saturday September 23. Grab your tickets here. 

The Melbourne International Guitar Festival announces 2017 line up

The MIGF will take place at Melba Hall from Friday September 22 until Sunday September 24. For tickets and more information, head to the festival's website. 

Gizzfest returns with 45 bands and 10 stages for 2017

It all goes down at Melbourne Showgrounds on Saturday December 2. Get your tickets here. 

Watch: All the action from Melbourne's biggest DJ battle

The next heat of Battle 8 goes down at Section 8 on Sunday August 27 with MPMA and State of Motion. Head to the Facebook event for more details. 

Fatboy Slim is headlining a beach party in St Kilda

It all goes down on the St Kilda Foreshore on Saturday January 20. Tickets are on sale now.