Concerts

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...

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...

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...

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...

Bobby leaves it all on stage

When I spoke to Bobby Brown in January he was in the recording studio working on a new album and looking forward to his...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Beccy's honest journey

For Aussie country music star Beccy Cole it was the writing of her very candid memoir Poster Girl that inspired her to further explore...

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...

The doctor is back in

Check out any gig guide and you’re likely to see a list of ‘vintage’ bands from the 50s, 60s and 70s who have either...

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...

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...

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...

Time goes by but Jon’s still rocking

When it comes to entertainment there’s not many areas of the industry that Jon English hasn’t dipped his toe in. The multi-award winning performer has...

Troy steps out on his own

He’s most well known for his work as part of award-winning country music duo McAlister Kemp, but Troy Kemp is stepping out on his...

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...

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...

Love of 60s music is still Crystal clear

Dolores ‘Dee Dee’ Kenniebrew wasn’t even out of her teens yet when she was invited to become part of the girl group ‘The Crystals’....

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...

Lee takes special stories on the road

When talking to country music icon Lee Kernaghan about his latest album ‘Spirit of the Anzacs’, there’s a strong sense of the responsibility that...

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...

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...

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...

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...

A must-sea show for all ages

Local choir members and musicians will join together on Sunday, August 30 for a concert that will take audiences on an adventure under the...

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...

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...

Dean's musical dreams started young

The X Factor 2014 runner-up Dean Ray is an intense character who clearly doesn’t do things by half. By the time he was 16...

At heart, Athol is still a Seeker

In the 60s musician Athol Guy’s beebop group decided they wanted to take on a more folky, bluegrass sound. They knew they’d need a...

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...

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...

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...