Concerts

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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’....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...