Concerts

Opera comes to life at The Joan

After launching last year, local opera company Western Sydney Opera has gone from strength to strength. The talented performers will continue that success this Saturday...

Songs that made her

As one of Australia’s most loved country stars there’s few women who know country music quite like Melinda Schneider. It was no surprise then when...

Jackson’s music lives on

We may have lost the King of Pop, but his legacy lives on through tribute artists like William Hall. The world class performer is known...

Take a trip back in time to a musical wonderland

Way before iTunes, ARIA charts and summer music festivals two friends would get together for pop-up concerts. Those friends were freelance composer Mozart and orchestra...

30 years of hits: Diesel’s back on the road

In 1987 a young Mark Lizotte – aka Diesel – stepped off the bus in Sydney after a three day trip across the country. As...

Crazy over Crawl

It seems that audiences just can’t get enough of Australian Crawl. After putting together the All Crawl show in 2014, the band’s iconic frontman and...

Just like the real thing

Neil Diamond’s ‘Hot August Night’ is one of the most iconic live albums of all time. This year the classic release – which was recorded...

Justice Crew head to the Mountains

They’re the western Sydney hip hop group that walked away with the top prize in the 2010 season of ‘Australia’s Got Talent’. Since then Justice...

Playing for peace

As part of events for National Refugee Week, Syrian-American composer and pianist Malek Jandali will be using his music to introduce audiences to the...

A life of fun and feathers

In 2015 Carlotta’s life was played out on the small screen by Jessica Marais in the ABC tele-movie ‘Carlotta’. Now the iconic woman herself is...

Rockin’ the classics

Next month lovable entertainer Scott McRae returns to the Evan Theatre with his hit show ‘Stevie and The Easybeats’. Co-written and produced by Scott himself,...

Cheeky country duo hit the road

“I’m on top of the world darlin’,” is one of the first things Aussie country music star Adam Harvey says when our call gets...

Carrying on Ted’s legacy

They’re the band responsible for the hit song ‘Jump in My Car’, which managed to knock ABBA off the singles charts to take out...

Kings of Country come to Penrith

Cash, Nelson and Denver are some of the biggest names in country music history. This May, fans of these three superstars will get a chance...

Makings of a rock star

When we first met Jimmy Barnes in his early Cold Chisel days it was clear he had the makings of a rock star. But behind...

Experience the power of Adele’s music

Missed out on seeing Adele during her recent Australian tour? Then head along to the Evan Theatre to hear all the British pop superstar’s biggest...

Just like the King himself

Vic Trevino Jnr. may be one of the world’s top Elvis Presley tribute artists, but his love for what he does goes beyond his...

Rhonda proves she’s Abba-solutely Fabulous

When it comes to longevity in the entertainment business you can never overemphasise the importance of adaptability. It’s this quality that Australian icon Rhonda Burchmore...

Country duo keep it real

Aussie country music stars Amber Lawrence and Catherine Britt are making it an all-female affair on their current ‘Love & Lies’ tour. Joined by guest...

Tommy’s second home

Irish singing sensation Tommy Fleming is making his long-awaited return to Australia. To celebrate the release of his new album ‘Walk The Road Together’ the...

Barnes concert to bring new life to Fernhill

Tickets to one of the most talked about local events in years went on sale this morning. Aussie music legend Jimmy Barnes will be playing a...

Dragon set to count down the hits at the Cattle Dog

Molly Meldrum’s ‘Countdown’ has become cemented in music history as one of Australia’s most loved music shows and the launching pad for some of...

Wild World of Cat Stevens

Cat Stevens is responsible for some of the most beautiful melodies in music history. This April, entertainer Darren Coggan will celebrate 50 years of this...

Extreme twist on a classic instrument

Prepare to have all your preconceived notions of violin music shattered when ‘Violin Extreme’ takes to The Joan stage next weekend. Internationally acclaimed violinist Alexandre...

Reviving rock ‘n’ roll memories

The Evan Theatre will be rocking this weekend with a free members’ show packed full of rock ‘n’ roll hits. Get ready for a trip...

Soaring in popularity

Take it to the limit one more time with ‘The Best of the Eagles’ at the Blue Mountains Theatre. With more than 150 million record...

Sweating out the classics

Any band that’s been around for decades is likely to have gone through a few line-up changes. At last count Blood, Sweat and Tears has...

When Garth came calling

For Dean Simmons going from an original band to a Garth Brooks tribute artist was simply a matter of supply and demand. “There’s a lot...

Original and the best

Shannon Noll may have brought ‘What About Me’ to a whole new audience, but it’s Aussie rockers Moving Pictures who will this year be...

Rising country star to launch new album

Country music darling Aleyce Simmonds is releasing her highly anticipated third album ‘More Than Meets The Eye’ and she’s bringing the launch party to...

Sounds of the world

Broaden your musical horizons and take a journey through the sounds of world music at the Blue Mountains Theatre this February. The critically acclaimed London...

Rockin’ the Aussie Arms

It’s pretty clear from the name that covers band Battered and Bluesed have a thing for rock and blues. The group formed 18 months ago...

Damien’s decade of hits

Time flies when you’re having fun and that’s certainly been true for Damien Leith. A decade on from his ‘Australian Idol’ win and the singer/songwriter...

Music and memories

If you missed out on seeing Fleetwood Mac during last year’s tour to our shores then head to the Evan Theatre at Panthers next...

Morning of music at The Joan

The Joan brings together two of Australia’s greatest entertainment icons for ‘Tenterfield to Rio – A Peter Allen Tribute’. The next concert in The Joan’s...

Oh my Gord!

Country music star Gord Bamford may have a hugely successful career in Canada, but in his birth country of Australia he’s still relatively unknown. The...

Hotter than ever

When my call gets connected to Hot Chocolate’s Patrick Olive it’s late in the evening in the UK and the musician is sitting back...

Soundtrack of his life

Diesel’s latest release ‘Americana’ may be a covers album but it has his fingerprints all over it. From his parents’ wedding photo that adorns the...

Country music icon reveals all

Though country music icon Troy Cassar-Daley has spent decades on stage, guitar in hand, sharing snapshots of his life, the process of delving into...

Queen of country

Over the last couple of years I’ve been lucky enough to speak to some of the biggest names in the Australian country music industry. One...