TOUR ALERT: Amy Shark

Fresh off her ‘Cry Forever’ arena tour, AMY SHARK has announced a mammoth 42-date regional tour. With one show still remaining on her national run (Perth’s RAC Arena on May 13), Amy Shark will now bring her critically acclaimed Cry Forever and Love Monster albums to regional fans right across Australia on her See U Somewhere tour. Kicking off at Bunbury’s Regional Entertainment Centre on May 19, Shark will perform another … Continue reading TOUR ALERT: Amy Shark

River Sessions – Regional Festival Ramps Up

With River Sessions festival just days away, Girl figured it was time to chat to Festival Director Michael Delaney, who kindly took some time away from last-minute prep to chat to us about the event. The festival, which this year features acts like Amy Shark, The Rubens, Illy, LDRU, Middle Kids and Skegss, has been running for a number of years. Delaney has only recently … Continue reading River Sessions – Regional Festival Ramps Up

Five Minute Intro To: The Wayward Franklins

There’s a new band on Townsville’s music scene, and they’re not here to sit back quietly. The Wayward Franklins only emerged as a complete outfit earlier this year, but the individually seasoned musicians (some may recognise drummer Damien McCluskey as the former frontman of Three Mile Road) have brought together an eclectic mix of inspiration and experience to create the region’s freshest bluesy punk rock … Continue reading Five Minute Intro To: The Wayward Franklins

Five Minute Intro To: The Taste

After hearing more about Cairns-based act The Taste and their upcoming album launch in Townsville, we thought it was about time to learn more about this awesome act, and introduce you to them… Girl caught up with band member and manager Mitch Sullivan to get the down low. Who is The Taste? “The Taste are a musical ensemble from Cairns in Far North Queenland who started as … Continue reading Five Minute Intro To: The Taste

The Koffin Rockers Roll Into Massive Weekend With Aus Music Legends

Townsville punkabilly band The Koffin Rockers is gearing up for one hell of a hectic rock star weekend, playing two shows with Aus rock legends The Screaming Jets as well as flying to Brisbane to perform at the annual Greazefest Kustom Kulture Festival. We caught up with lead singer Michael Hegarty for a quick chat before the lads’ crazy weekend. Girl: What’s news in TKR … Continue reading The Koffin Rockers Roll Into Massive Weekend With Aus Music Legends

Five Minute Intro To… The Koffin Rockers

They’ve been likened to ‘Townsville’s answer to The Living End‘ (and, in some drunk punters’ cases, “I thought they were The Living End…”) so Girl caught up with the frontman of local rockabilly/punkabilly band The Koffin Rockers, Michael Hegarty, to find out a little bit more about the trio. First things first – who are you, how did you meet, and when did you decide to … Continue reading Five Minute Intro To… The Koffin Rockers