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

River Sessions Drops Biggest Line-up Yet

River Sessions Music Festival has dropped their biggest line-up yet, with an impressive array of Aussie talent gearing up to take the stage in Mackay on Saturday 29 June. Amy Shark (pictured) leads the wave of talent, followed closely by The Rubens, Illy, Middle Kids, Skeggs, LDRU, Stand Atlantic and Alice Sky. With an impressive selection of the best Aussie talent, this year is shaping up … Continue reading River Sessions Drops Biggest Line-up Yet

Cash Me Outside, Grass Is Greener Mackay

The rain is affecting Mackay’s leg of The Grass Is Greener festival this weekend in more ways than one. An accident involving the festival’s ATM supplier on the way to the city means patrons will have to BYO cash money tomorrow as there will no longer be any ATMs on site. “Unfortunately our ATM supplier has had an accident on the way down to Mackay,” … Continue reading Cash Me Outside, Grass Is Greener Mackay

Sir Elton John Heading Down Under

Legendary artist Sir Elton John has announced shows in North Queensland ahead of a massive Australian tour announcement. The iconic UK superstar has announced performances in Mackay and Cairns, with more Aussie dates expected to be announced. The man who penned many hits over several decades, including Tiny Dancer and Candle In The Wind, last visited Australia in 2015. His only North Queensland show to date was in Townsville … Continue reading Sir Elton John Heading Down Under

Regional Queensland Get Your Geek On!

From Supanova to Comic Con, celebrations of pop culture are on the rise in Australia as more and more people let their geek flag fly. Mackay will this year play host to the first family friendly fan convention in a regional centre, with Sugar City Con on Saturday 23 August. The event is being organized by a group of volunteers, who are striving to present … Continue reading Regional Queensland Get Your Geek On!

River Sessions Drop Price and Lineup

River Sessions is as native to Mackay as sugar cane. Now in it’s sixth year, the home grown festival is back on 28 June with a few minor changes set to improve the experience, including: A local stage to give more North Queensland bands an opportunity for exposure A dance stage set to run all day Market stalls and art workshops A cheaper ticket price … Continue reading River Sessions Drop Price and Lineup