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

Opinion: Don’t Pour Sugar On This -Sexual Harassment at Shows is Still Harassment

words: Jade Kennedy Australia: we need to do better. In case you missed the news earlier this week, three female musicians were harassed or assaulted at their gigs last weekend. Three different women, three different states, three incidents in which someone was made to feel uncomfortable at their place of work, in the course of doing their job. WAAX frontwoman Marie DeVita revealed on Instagram … Continue reading Opinion: Don’t Pour Sugar On This -Sexual Harassment at Shows is Still Harassment

Townsville Ready to Rock for Oztober

What better way to see out October than with Diesel, Birds of Tokyo, Ian Moss and The Screaming Jets? Townsville will play host next week to Queensland’s only Oztober Garage Session, thanks to Triple M Townsville. The legendary lineup will perform exclusively for Triple M listeners at Quayside Terminal on Wednesday, 31 October. Visit the web site to find out how to secure a ticket. Continue reading Townsville Ready to Rock for Oztober

Townsville Rock Fest Goes Country

Townsville Rock Fest has a new look and new format for 2018 – it has Gone Country. The event will feature headline acts The McClymonts and Troy Cassar-Daley, alongside last year’s winner of The Voice, Judah Kelly; contestants from this year’s Team Jonas, Homegrown; Charters Towers country musician Tony Cook; Townsville’s Brook ‘Josie’ Roberts, and Townsville rock outfit Bad Influence. For the first time, the … Continue reading Townsville Rock Fest Goes Country

A Super(jesus) Summer Festival Ahead

As a teenager growing up watching summer festivals like Livid and Homebake, with Aussie bands taking the main stages with gusto, women fronting bands like The Superjesus’ Sarah McLeod were held by yours truly in the same regard as Chrissie Amphlett, Stevie Nicks, Blondie and Joan Jett: revered as true rock n roll heroes. To this day, I am still one of McLeod’s biggest fans … Continue reading A Super(jesus) Summer Festival Ahead

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

Butterfingers Back For More Than One Big Night

Brisbane’s most original hip hop export is undoubtedly Butterfingers, led by frontman ‘Evil’ Eddie Jacobson. Whilst their lyrical content keeps them off commercial radio, for the most part, they’ve enjoyed a successful career of ARIA nominations and Hottest 100 nods spanning over 15 years (including several years’ hiatus from 2009) and re-emerged better than ever earlier this year with their comeback single, Big Night Out. … Continue reading Butterfingers Back For More Than One Big Night