Concerts

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...

Back to the 80s

When it comes to music there’s never been a decade quite like the 80s. There’s something endearing about a time where power ballads, synth-pop, big...

Music, motherhood and a decade’s worth of hits

It’s been a decade since The McClymonts released their self-titled debut album. In that time the country music trio have amassed an impressive 10 Golden...

A little bit of Rio in Penrith

Entertainer Todd McKenney will bring a little bit of Rio to the Evan Theatre next month with the return of his hit show ‘Todd...

Driving a new direction

Change is never an easy thing to navigate, but it’s a concept that Byron Bay metalcore band Parkway Drive have wholeheartedly embraced on their...

Still rocking with The Angels

Australia has had a love affair with rockers The Angels for more than 40 years. But with the band’s rebirth in the last five years...

Sydney Symphony Orchestra coming to Penrith

Prepare for ‘A Little Night Music’ this winter when one of the world’s most acclaimed orchestras takes to The Joan stage. The Sydney Symphony Orchestra...

You… must be there!

Most people have an idea of what kind of debaucherous activities musicians might be getting up to after a gig, but generally those thoughts...

Screaming back into town

There’s not many Aussie bands that are as dedicated to rock as The Screaming Jets. With 27 years, eight albums, and countless tours under their...

A voice you’ll fall in love with

Soprano Mirusia has performed with Andre Rieu and now she’s coming to Penrith to give audiences a taste of the voice that has won...

Lee’s meaningful tribute

Last year country music icon Lee Kernaghan released a new album that pays tribute to the men and women of our Defence Forces. Following on...

Back to the good old days

If you’re a music fan who prefers to hear your favourite songs blasting through amps rather than earphones, you’ve probably been lamenting the state...

Band’s growth ends as farewell tour begins

While you’d be justified in wondering if we reached peak beard when hipsters started using their facial hair as craft projects – think baubles,...

What about Shannon?

Shannon Noll, the boy from Condobolin who became an Aussie icon after coming in second to Guy Sebastian in the first season of ‘Australia...

High five: Country’s best come together for new album and show

Adam Brand and The Outlaws are here for a good time, not a long time. The all star band, which includes country music artists Adam...

The event that changed Normie Rowe’s life

There’s events that happen in life that change you. They force you to see the world in a different way and make you question...

An afternoon with the classics

Even if your knowledge of classical music is limited you will probably recognise the energetic, white-haired conductor Richard Gill. A regular guest on the ABC’s...

80s icon Belinda Carlisle returns to Australia

Heaven will be a place in Rooty Hill when Belinda Carlisle hits the Rooty Hill RSL stage this month. The American singer/songwriter originally came to...

Say hello to Emma

There’s no one in music today who does love songs quite like English singer/songwriter Adele. Since taking the music world by storm with the release...