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THE OMNIFIC LIVE AT MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - August 12, 2019

The Omnific is a progressive instrumental band from Melbourne, Australia featuring two bass players and a drummer. They’ve become  a regular and popular attraction at the Melbourne Guitar Show, whether on stage or on the CMC Music stand. The Omnific’s new EP ‘The Mind’s Eye’ is out now The young…

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FRED ARMISEN INTERVIEW: ‘COMEDY FOR MUSICIANS BUT EVERYONE IS WELCOME’ OZ TOUR

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 12, 2019

Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips spoke to acclaimed actor and musician Fred Armisen ahead of his ‘Comedy For Musicians But Everyone Is Welcome’ Australian tour He’s a multi-award winning comedian, comedy writer, famous cast member of Saturday Night Live, co-creator of hit series Portlandia, and has featured in many major…

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WATCH: MGS 2019 – DENNIS JONES INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - August 8, 2019

LA-based singer, songwriter and guitar slinger, Dennis Jones played the Melbourne Guitar Show last weekend and blew everyone away with his smokin’ blues guitar licks. Dennis played his own set on the Saturday with his Melbourne-based band featuring Ben Wicks on bass and Johnny Tesoreiro on drums. He was back…

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MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW 2019: THE WRAP UP

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - August 7, 2019

Melbourne Guitar Show 2019 Coverage Report: Greg Phillips. Photos: Jason Rosewarne (unless specified) The annual fabulous festival of fretted instruments, the Melbourne Guitar Show has been run and won again at Caulfield Racecourse. Three floors of exhibits, performances and sessions, running all day meant that people had to make choices…

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WATCH: MGS 2019 JAKE BOWEN (PERIPHERY) INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - August 7, 2019

Jake Bowen, guitarist from cutting-edge American metal band Periphery joins Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips at the 2019 Melbourne Guitar Show to chat about his masterclass for Ibanez Australia and his new Ibanez signature instrument—the JBM10FX, which he demonstrated at the guitar show.

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WATCH: NEW FROM FENDER AT MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW 2019

Posted in Amplifiers, Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear, Melbourne guitar Show News, Pedals    //    Post Date - August 7, 2019

Angus Marshall from Fender Australia shows us the Vintera series guitars, Classic 65 Deluxe Reverb and Classic 65 Twin amps, plus new pedals from Fender at the Melbourne Guitar Show 2019

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MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW PRIZE WINNERS

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News, Win    //    Post Date - August 7, 2019

Thanks to everyone who attended the 2019 Melbourne Guitar Show. We had a few promotions running leading up to and during the show and we can now announce the winners: Whammy Bar Wednesday promotion Prize: Boss RC-1 Loop pedal Winner: Marie A Veneziano, Glenroy Online ticket promotion Prize: Joe Bonamassa…

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HALSEY, FARNSEY & SNIFFERS IN 1ST FALLS FESTIVAL ANNOUNCEMENT

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - August 7, 2019

As the clock explodes on #NYE2019 wrapping up this tumultuous, nameless decade and slingshotting us all into a brand new set of Roaring Twenties, there could be no better place to be than arm-in-arm with your best friends, surrounded by Australia’s vast natural beauty and tuned in to some of…

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RED HOT SUMMER 2020 TOUR ON SALE TODAY WITH EXTRA SHOWS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - August 7, 2019

The RED HOT SUMMER TOUR celebrates 10 years of Red Hot Rock in 2020 and in true style, organisers have put together an incredible all Australian line-up for a massive four-month series of dates. In an incredible coup for music-fans, ARIA Hall of Fame inductees Hunters & Collectors are reuniting…

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WATCH: AUGIE MARCH ‘ON THE QUIET’ TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 5, 2019

Augie March begin their ‘On The Quiet’ tour on Thursday August 8, 2019. Ahead of the tour, drummer Dave and bassist Edmondo chat with Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips. Ironically, the On The Quiet tour chat took place at the not-so-quiet Melbourne Guitar Show! In 2009, when it couldn’t get…

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