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JOE’S12: JOE ROBINSON’S NEW ONLINE GUITAR TRAINING PROGRAM

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 31, 2019

Acclaimed Australian musician and Maton endorsee Joe Robinson is a self-taught virtuoso guitarist who has just launched a 12 week online training platform called JOES12, featuring many other guitar legends such as Steve Vai, Eric Johnson, Robben Ford, Keb Mo and Tommy Emmanuel to name a few. Joe has immersed…

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MORE GREAT ACTS ANNOUNCED FOR MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW 2019

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - May 30, 2019

The Australian Music Association is excited for the return of the Melbourne Guitar Show, set to rock Caulfield Racecourse on August 3 and 4, 2019 – and this year’s show is set to be colossal.  Proudly presented by Triple M, Australian Musician, PBS and media partners Noise11 and Beat/Mixdown, the…

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U2 ANNOUNCE AUS & NZ JOSHUA TREE TOUR 2019

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 30, 2019

Following the highly successful 2017 tour in celebration of the band’s seminal album, The Joshua Tree Tour, 2019 will see the band make a much anticipated return to New Zealand and Australia for the first time since the record-shattering U2 360° Tour in 2010, as well as the first Tokyo…

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COREY LEGGE

Posted in MGS Performer Profile    //    Post Date - May 30, 2019

Corey Legge plays heartfelt folk-rock and alt-country, drawing influence from growing up in the small country town of Bega on the beautiful Far South Coast of NSW. Now based in Wollongong, Corey’s original music is reminiscent of James Taylor and Bernard Fanning, with intricate fingerpicking and smooth vocal melodies that…

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LIZ FRENCHAM

Posted in MGS Performer Profile    //    Post Date - May 30, 2019

A warm, exuberant performer associated with multiple successful collaborations (FrenchamSmith, Jigzag & Dev’lish Mary) and a captivating soloist. She easily traverses genres from folk and bluegrass through to jazz and blues with gentle expertise and plenty of good humoured banter to accompany the journey. Somehow, (without genetic trickery!) she also…

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MINNIE MARKS

Posted in MGS Performer Profile    //    Post Date - May 30, 2019

With an insane talent that’s out of control playing what she calls dirty sweet rock & roll this young singer/songwriter/guitarist/multi instrumentalist has been eating up girl bands since 1994. Minnie Marks is not just some blazingly electrified acoustic guitar playing freak of nature, but also a rare and triple threat: Singer,…

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JEREMY BARNES

Posted in MGS Performer Profile    //    Post Date - May 30, 2019

Jeremy has had a profile on the world stage for some years now as one the most technically terrifying guitarists around. He has appeared in several guitar magazines both here and in the US (coming in equal 3rd in the US Guitar World edition of the 50 Fastest guitarists of…

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CHRIS BIENIEK

Posted in MGS Performer Profile    //    Post Date - May 30, 2019

Chris has a diverse performance history spanning over 20 years on the Melbourne music scene. He is renowned for his virtuosity on the guitar and ability to play a wide variety of genres spanning Rock and Pop, right through to Jazz R&B and Funk. Chris has performed on stage with…

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ROBYN PAYNE’S ENGINE ROOM

Posted in MGS Performer Profile    //    Post Date - May 30, 2019

In the late 70’s Jeff Beck redefined instrumental rock stealing ideas from blues, funk and jazz rock, mixing unconventional modulations and frequent time changes inspiring a generation of guitarists. Engine Room is an exciting and entertaining trio, playing the music of Jeff Beck and other guitar greats. They offer an…

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PAUL CAREY & JULIAN SCHEFFER

Posted in MGS Performer Profile    //    Post Date - May 30, 2019

The Journey so far… Paul and Julian play contemporary music specifically for the guitar and their music derives from their perspective as two Australian composers. Paul and Julian’s performance is full of light, heat, melancholy and romance and it’s this that has always caught the ears of their listeners. This…

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