Concerts

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...

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...

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...

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’....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Epic tribute to legendary band

When it comes to music it doesn’t get much more epic than ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’. This October the rock classic, and a host of other Queen...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...