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

The Grass Is Greener In Queensland

The Grass Is Greener has dropped it’s fourth annual festival line-up and this is probably their best one yet. America’s Tyga tops the bill this year, which also includes Australia’s sweetheart Amy Shark, Hermitude, Peking Duk (DJ set), Golden Features, The Veronicas, Mallrat, Crooked Colours, Habstrakt, Holy Goof, The Kite String Tangle, The Aston Shuffle, Kolombo, Graace, Jordan Burns, Choomba, Sophiegrophy, Taleena, Jake Carmody, Svlt, … Continue reading The Grass Is Greener In Queensland

Cairns to get two massive gigs in early 2019

North Queenslanders won’t miss out on shows early next year, with two acts announcing Cairns dates in the last two days. ARIA-winning Courtney Barnett announced yesterday she will be doing a show at Tanks Arts Centre on 31st January with Camp Cope, whilst US RNB artist Nelly today announced a show at Gilligan’s on 5th February. Courtney’s show is one of only two in the … Continue reading Cairns to get two massive gigs in early 2019

The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus Dedicates Song to North Queensland Murder Victim

Toyah Cordingley was a beautiful, highly popular 24-year old animal and music loving young lady living a carefree life in Cairns, North Queensland. Toyah’s body was discovered in sand dunes at Wangetti Beach, north of Cairns, on October 22, a day after she was reported missing. Toyah was taken from us way too early. A young lady just walking her dog on a beach was brutally … Continue reading The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus Dedicates Song to North Queensland Murder Victim

How 360 has turned his life around

It’s no secret that Matt Colwell, aka 360, has had his share of close calls. In fact, the Melbourne native may just be the proverbial cat of the rap world. From an eye disease claiming part of his vision and ending his basketball dreams, to massive injuries caused by a go-karting accident, to convulsing on the floor backstage mid-tour from a codeine overdose just a … Continue reading How 360 has turned his life around

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

In Depth Profile: Meet Shirley Lynn

Hers is a well-known name in Far North Queensland, but we thought it was time to introduce the wider world (web) to seasoned musician Shirley Lynn. You’ve been very active musically since 2012 – what were you doing before then? Before I had decided to focus more intently on my music I was working at TNQ TAFE, Cairns, as an instructional designer for online e-learning. … Continue reading In Depth Profile: Meet Shirley Lynn