George Clinton, Ray La Montagne and heaps more announce Bluesfest sideshows

Offical sideshows for Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide, Cairns and Newcastle.

Laneway Festival reveals event dates and locations

New Melbourne venue announced and line-up coming soon.

Babylon Festival reveals stellar 2019 lineup

The third instalment of the festival is looking like a winner.

Meredith Music Festival and Golden Plains gain government anti-scalping protection

The Andrews Government adds to the major events calander.

Leaps and Bounds is heating up your winter for ten music-packed days

“Music is such an accessible art form for people…being able to break down some of those walls and barriers allows us to promote the wellbeing of our general community.”

MIFF announces 2018 program

Featuring the festival's largest assortment of movies direct from Cannes, a category for rediscovered African flicks, and an exploration of fashion's influence on film. 

Darwin Festival reveals blockbuster 2018 program

Featuring over 100 amazing acts. 

Feast your eyes on the Wollombi Music Festival 2018 lineup

The Hunter Valley staple is celebrating its 9th year with some stellar talent.

From Glasper to Bieber: Chris Dave on jazz, collaboration, and influence

“I usually just like to play and not explain anything; it gets too confusing. Your expression is in what you’re playing.”

Vance Joy, Middle Kids, Peking Duk and more headline triple j's One Night Stand

It's being billed as the biggest One Night Stand yet.  

American Essentials Film Festival is bringing the best of independent cinema to Australia

“A really defining thing about American independent cinema particularly, is that you can really see the individuals behind the film.”

Tim Minchin, Chrysta Bell and a former jihadist headline Dark Mofo's second program reveal

The second revelation of Dark Mofo has emerged from the clouds. 

St Kilda Film Festival unveils stunning 2018 program

Celebrating 35 years of storytelling. 

Want to win free tickets to Strawberry Fields for life? Enter now.

The annual celebration of music, art and nature is back. 

Clunes Booktown Festival returns to celebrate its 12 year anniversary

From hosting the biggest bookshop in Australia to shining a light on the cultural hub that is Clunes; 2018’s CBF is worth the drive.

Dan Sultan, Justin Townes Earle and more headline a brand new music festival

A month-long celebration of all the senses, Queenscliff Low Light Festival will celebrate all things music, food and film in a picturesque seaside setting.

Melbourne's getting a new, completely accessible music festival

The festival aims to use music as a platform to normalise disability. 

On this week: Australia's five-day celebration of regional LGBTI pride

Australia’s premier queer country festival is back for another year. 

Head to Alice Springs to experience this bone-crushing heavy music festival

Blacken Open Air returns to Alice Springs this Easter.

New Zealand Festival reveals stellar 2018 lineup

New Zealand Festival's Artistic Director has announced the New Zealand Festival’s lineup.

Moving on and up: Benjamin Booker on guilt and growth

“I’m not that old but looking back as a black kid going to a punk show, people would hound you just for wearing Converse. It’s such a different world now.”

Dan Sultan, Mia Dyson, Steve Smyth and more join Bluesfest lineup

A selection of Aussie legends will be joining the Bluesfest party. 

Boogie Festival expands 2018 lineup

Two months to go until Boogie and things are looking up. 

Beat's guide to Laneway 2018 sideshows

No tickets, no worries. Here's everything you need to know about Laneway Festival's sprawling list of sideshows.