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ALLANS BILLY HYDES GET BEHIND SUPPORT ACT’S BANDWAGON

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 4, 2014

At a star-studded launch held yesterday at Allans Billy Hyde’s flagship Melbourne store, Support Act proudly launched Bandwagon, their most elaborate and ambitious fundraising appeal to date! Bandwagon is a crowd funding appeal via the platform Pozible, with the aim of raising $100,000 for Australia’s music industry charity. If they…

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BACKYARD BANDS FOR LAUNCESTON

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 3, 2014

Launceston’s Junction Arts Festival kicks of from September 10 through to 14th, with over 25+ local and national music acts appearing. The festival’s use of unique venues is a point of difference with many other boutique music festivals and will include an abandoned warehouse, a 1930s style prohibition-era speakeasy, and…

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THE BLACK KEYS FOR BLUESFEST

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 2, 2014

The first artist announcement was made today for Bluesfest 2015 and one of the world’s coolest bands The Black Keys  were included as a headliner. Bluesfest  is the multi award winning 5 Day Festival, held annually over the Easter Long weekend just north of Byron Bay. Event dates for next…

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CLASSIC OZ ROCK RARITIES & RE-RELEASES

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - August 28, 2014

There was time in the late 70s, early 80s when inner suburban Melbourne was churning out as much world class rock n roll as it ever has. Bands like The Sports, Jo Jo Zep & The Falcons and Paul Kelly & The Dots could pack out venues like Bombay Rock…

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VALE IAN SMITH

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - August 22, 2014

Vale Ian Smith Tribute to a mate, by Rob Walker Not a lot of readers may know Ian Smith personally, he was not a musician but he knew about music. He was a major factor behind many Australian musicians. Smithy passed away this week aged 62. We met in 1988…

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AUSTRALIAN MUSICIAN & REVERB NATION

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - August 20, 2014

Australian Musician has entered into an agreement with international artist site Reverb Nation, which will allow us to promote even more local and international undiscovered artists. It also gives us a great opportunity to grow our music community and the Australian Musician brand. Reverb Nation’s Victoria Camera, Vice President, Music…

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CARLTON DRY INDEPENDENT MUSIC AWARDS DATE & VENUE ANNOUNCED

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - August 19, 2014

The coolest awards show in Australia, the CARLTON DRY INDEPENDENT MUSIC AWARDS will be held on Wednesday October 8th for the first time at North Melbourne’s Historic Meat Market.  In new surrounds for the first time in 3 years, AIR are very excited to be bringing independent music to this…

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MEREDITH MUSIC FEST LINE-UP ANNOUNCED

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - August 14, 2014

One of Australia’s most beloved festivals, the Meredith Music Festival has announced its full line-up for 2014. Taking place from December 12-14, the bohemian-like celebration takes place at the Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre in Victoria. Already announced last month was headliner, Pennsylvania’s War On Drugs. Organisers this morning announced: Ty Segall,…

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AMAC day 3, socials and wrap up

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - August 12, 2014

                                                  DAY 2 NIGHT EVENTS, DAY 3 TRADE FLOOR When we last reported, AMAC delegates were about to head to the marquee for the ‘Soiree’. As…

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AMAC Day 2

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - August 10, 2014

AMAC 2014 eased into day 2, not with a whimper but a bang. Delegates attending the morning breakfast session not only got to experience a wonderful acoustic performance by Vince Contarino and were presented with valuable social media information by Tim Martin but additionally, were offered the chance to join…

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