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Posted 22 May 2012 @ 4:10pm

Looking back, last year's Harvest lineup was nothing short of fucking awesome. And despite a few logistical mishaps in the inaugural Melbourne leg, the festival established itself as one of the giants on the calendar. As a result, expectations are running high for this year's instalment. Let's take a look at who might be gracing the lush surrounds of Werribee Mansion.


First up...

Posted 6 Mar 2012 @ 10:44am


Remember when the queen visited Melbourne and hopped on a tram? It was pretty dull, eh? Perhaps she should have taken a leaf out of Ben Kweller's book and brought a six-string with her. Because that's exactly what the American songwriter will be doing this afternoon!


After crushing it at The Hi-Fi last night, Ben will be sticking around town to perform what will most...

Posted 24 Feb 2012 @ 7:52am


Like superheroes, every band needs their origin story. So, from which crucible did Melbourne's The Barebones burst forth? Why, from the remnants of much-missed guitar pop-rock combo The Suits, who had a pretty decent run indeed. "We were fairly successful," singer/guitarist Matt Simmons says. 


"Then we split up and I went away for a few...

Posted 13 Dec 2011 @ 10:30am

One of the most adored contemporary US songwriters has announced his return to Australia, with Ben Kweller hitting our shores for a whirlwind tour this March.


Ben is no stranger to our fair country, visiting many times over the course of his golden career - winning an ever-devout fanbase in the process.


The tour will follow hot on the heels of the release of the...

Posted 19 May 2011 @ 9:43am

Musician and rock geek supreme, Ben Folds is set to thrill Melbourne this Friday. Tickets are still available for all his shows, but you'd better get in quick if you're a Melbourne fan, because they're almost gone.


Starting off at the Royal Theatre in Canberra last week Ben Folds and his four piece group of minstrels have been rolling up the east coast, playing to ecstatic...

Posted 20 Jan 2011 @ 12:23pm
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