Concerts

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...

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...

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...

Renowned concert band to perform free show in Penrith

The Yale University Concert Band is heading down under for the first time in its 100-year history, making a special stop at The Joan...

Country’s hit maker returns to Penrith

You might not know all the words to his songs, but chances are you’ve heard of country music legend Lee Kernaghan. Selling over two million...

Take a trip back in time to a musical wonderland

Way before iTunes, ARIA charts and summer music festivals two friends would get together for pop-up concerts. Those friends were freelance composer Mozart and orchestra...

Damien Leith’s new direction

He’s no stranger to stages here out west, having played numerous sold out shows over the years, but for Damien Leith, the Blue Mountains...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Crazy over Crawl

It seems that audiences just can’t get enough of Australian Crawl. After putting together the All Crawl show in 2014, the band’s iconic frontman and...

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...

Country stars headline new festival

Some of the biggest country music stars in the world are heading to Australia next year as part of the inaugural Australian Country To...

Have a New Jersey Night at The Joan

Take an exciting musical journey through the career of one of the biggest-selling groups of all-time, in this spectacular celebration of the music of...

An album from the heart

There is no denying that Australian country music singer Kasey Chambers isn’t afraid to wear her heart on her sleeve. From ‘The Captain’ to ‘True...

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...

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...

Making country music cool

Being compared to one of the world’s most popular singer-songwriters, Taylor Swift, would put a certain pressure on any young talent. But up and coming...

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...