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Rod Laver

Posted 6 Nov 2012 @ 11:13am

Mumford & Sons, Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros and Willy Mason… this was the cast to every indie folk lover’s favourite movie. And the scene was set from the start, with a small but dedicated following arriving hours ahead of schedule to see long-time member of the scene, Willy Mason. With growing anticipation, the crowd swelled for Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros, a favourite...

Posted 20 Aug 2012 @ 9:25am

After a four year wait, Australian Matchbox Twenty fans are in for a right royal treat with the band announcing a national tour. 


Rob Thomas and co. have sold tens of millions of records over the course of their illustrious career, and have amassed a huge Australian following in the process.


Along for the ride this time will be our own icons INXS, who will no...

Posted 6 Aug 2012 @ 1:54pm

For a comedian, the ability to deal with hecklers is a vital skill. Effective engagement with the more belligerent members of your crowd can make the difference between walking off-stage with your head held high or cowering off in shame – depending on the circumstances, it’s been known to make or break careers. In this respect, stand-up comic Jeff Dunham finds himself in a somewhat unique...

Posted 4 Jun 2012 @ 9:37am

History's definitive pop outfit have announced their return to Australia. 


The Beach Boys will mark their 50th anniversary by bringing together original members Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston, and David Marks for the first time in over 20 years.


Arguably the most influential group of all time, The Beach Boys have indelibly shaped the course...

Posted 26 Apr 2012 @ 6:54am


Moroccan Kings are major up-and-comers on the Melbourne alternative rock scene. Though they fit fairly comfortably within our musical landscape, the outfit are doing things just a little differently. They’re set to release their brand new single, Grizzly Bear, with accompanying video, and while the song itself is ready to go, it's been a mad scramble to have the self-...

Posted 19 Apr 2012 @ 7:44am


Melburnians' taste for Bret, Jemaine and Murray appears to be insatiable, with our favourite Kiwis announcing a second Melbourne stopover.


With tickets to their show at The Plenary selling like hotcakes, Flight Of The Conchords will be staying on to perform at Rod Laver Arena (!).


The arena-sized show proves just how popular these unlikely Kiwi lads are...

Posted 29 Feb 2012 @ 6:25pm


Hello all! Good week? Pretty sure if you’re not getting out to see one of the many excellent international and local gigs being made available to us this week, you’re without a pulse. I am currently soaking my ears in goat's milk and stroking them fondly, whispering sweet nothings into their brutalised canals so that they may forgive me for the torture I’m about to put them through. I...

Posted 28 Feb 2012 @ 9:00am


So many of rock’s great records are times capsule of a sort – while they remain great records, the world has moved on, and divorced from their social and political context, they seem a bit silly. Now a god-fearing Republican, Alice Cooper was a charlatan. The righteous anger of the Sex Pistols burnt out like a jiffy firelighter. Lennon et al and their entreaty that All You Need Is...

Posted 16 Feb 2012 @ 1:01pm

Following last week’s confirmation of the Lady Gaga Born This Way Ball tour dates in Australia and New Zealand, the response has been overwhelming. 


As a result, promoters Live Nation and Michael Coppel have confirmed additional shows in every major city today with Melbourne dates confirmed as, June 27, 28 and 30 at Rod Laver Arena. 

Posted 30 Nov 2011 @ 11:10am

You know how you were all excited about Soundgarden sideshows? Yeah? They just added The Bronx as supports. Upon hearing this my wallet cried out in anguish. "WHY!? WHY!? Why must you torture me so!?" Soundgarden and The Bronx play at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl on February 1. Tickets are on sale next Tuesday from 9am.


System Of A Down will play (wait for it) ROD LAVER ARENA on...


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