Concerts

Classic story on stage

The 80’s flick ‘The Blues Brothers’ has become a cult classic and now audiences will have a chance to see Jake and Elwood brought...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Take a seat at Adam’s bar

Though technological advancement has seen an improvement in music production quality there’s really nothing like the sound you get from live music. This is exactly...

Christine's still partying

Quintessential Australian song ‘My Island Home’ was never meant to be Christine Anu’s track. The cover song was originally recorded as a demo to showcase...

There's no stopping The Delltones

When I got on the phone to The Delltones frontman Ian ‘Peewee’ Wilson – aka the Beanpole of Bop – he had just come...

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...

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...

John’s still true blue

“I don’t want it to be involved in anything that stirs up hatred for anybody in this country.” This was John Williamson’s response to his...

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...

Passion never dies

For iconic rockers Dragon the release of their acclaimed 1980’s album ‘Body and the Beat’ marked a turning point in their music career, one...

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...

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...

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...

Screaming through the suburbs

Australian rock legends The Screaming Jets will be heading back to western Sydney as part of their ‘Rock n Roll Rampage’ tour. The band will...

Surrender to Dewayne at the Joan

You might not immediately recognise the name Dewayne Everettsmith but you have probably heard his track ‘It’s Like Love’ which featured in a visually...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

James Reyne is all killer, no filler

For iconic singer/songwriter James Reyne it seems there’s no place he’d rather be than on the road doing what he loves. After the success of...

Dance with The Diamonds

If you’re after a fun girls’ night out head to the Evan Theatre inside Penrith Panthers Leagues Club this August to check out all...

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...

Honesty is the aim for Jasmine

Country music star Jasmine Rae puts her heart and soul into her music. After writing candidly about the passing of her father on her...

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...

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...

Music with a message

When a young Troy Cassar-Daley was learning about the 1965 Freedom Ride, and the history behind the event, he was surprised to find out...

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...

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...

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...

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...

50 years of Blood, Sweat and Tears

Those that love the music of the 60s and 70s won’t want to miss American contemporary jazz-rock band Blood, Sweat and Tears when they...

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...

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...