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JOE SATRIANI MEET & GREET TICKETS UP FOR GRABS AT MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - July 29, 2018

Come to the MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW August, 4&5 Caulfield Racecourse for a chance to WIN MEET & GREET TICKETS to JOE SATRIANI’S MELBOURNE SHOW on November 28! See, try and buy the latest guitar related gear as well as rarities and collectibles. Plus there’ll be live music happening across 4…

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THE GUITAR: ALIVE, WELL AND DIVERSIFYING

Posted in Blog, Special Features    //    Post Date - July 29, 2018

Story by Greg Phillips. Opal Ocean pic from 2017 Melbourne Guitar Show by Jason Rosewarne. Ahead of the 4th annual Melbourne Guitar Show, we thought it was timely to address a misconception, fueled last year by some sections of the media who were predicting the end of the global guitar…

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BOOK MGS2018 TICKETS ONLINE FOR CHANCE TO WIN A BIAS MINI GUITAR AMP!

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - July 29, 2018

WANT A CHANCE TO WIN A BIAS MINI GUITAR AMP? SIMPLY BOOK YOUR MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW TICKETS ONLINE TO ENTER Avoid queues, book your tickets NOW to the Melbourne Guitar Show (August 4&5 Caulfield Racecourse) and automatically go into the draw to win a Positive Grid Bias Mini Guitar amp…

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DIESEL, HARTS, BEC SANDRIDGE & MORE ADDED TO MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - July 29, 2018

As we draw closer to the 2018 Melbourne Guitar Show (August 4&5 Caulfield Racecourse), exhibitors are beginning to announce their on-stand talent and finalise their clinic sessions and some of the names which have been added to the show are huge. Since the second artist announcement a month or more…

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OLD FRIENDS RETURN TO CELEBRATE BLUESFEST 30TH ANNIVERSARY

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - July 28, 2018

The very special 30th anniversary of Bluesfest has called on many old friends to return to Byron Bay to help celebrate the milestone. Leading the first announcement: an *Exclusive* Bluesfest ONLY show by Hawaiian singer-songwriter Jack Johnson, Bluesfest’s prodigal son. Jack Johnson is making a long-awaited return to Bluesfest; having…

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GALLERY: ECHUCA WINTER BLUES FESTIVAL

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - July 28, 2018

Our photographer extraordinaire Jason Rosewarne made the trek up the Hume Highway on the weekend for the Echuca Winter Blues Festival. Captured here by Jason: Joshua Batten, Aaron Gillett from Catfish Voodoo playing with Joshua, Neil Hawker, Electric Blues Collective, Z-Star Trinity and Creek.    

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MATON GUITARS BUOYED BY GOVERNMENT GRANT

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - July 28, 2018

Australia’s most iconic guitar manufacturer is set to create jobs and boost its business thanks to a $100,000 grant from the Andrews Labor Government’s Future Industries Manufacturing Program. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today visited the Maton Guitar factory in Box Hill where some of the world’s finest…

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STEVEN WILSON: AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - July 28, 2018

Steven Wilson – Interview by Joshua Batten In November 2018, musical mastermind Steven Wilson will be returning to Australia and New Zealand to highlight his latest album To The Bone with a brand new show, combining strong musicianship with an elaborate multimedia spectacle, all in an intimate setting. This will…

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OUTPOURING OF LOVE FOR CHRIS WILSON

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - July 27, 2018

A short message on Facebook this week announcing that respected Australian music legend Chris Wilson had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer began a huge outpouring of love and emotion for the great man. “Management sadly advises that Chris has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. With respect to the family’s privacy…

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JOE SATRIANI: AUSTRALIAN TOUR ANNOUNCEMENT INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - July 26, 2018

Everybody’s favourite guitar hero JOE SATRIANI returns to Australia this November, thirty years after his first tour here in 1988 with Mick Jagger, this time bringing his latest album and world tour What Happens Next to fans downunder. Having just come off a run of successful G3 dates, Joe will…

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