Driving guitar riffs, howling vocals and beastly drums. This is what to expect from dirty-blues-rock band The Velvets. Fresh on the Melbourne music scene, the lads have taken to creating the most explosive live performances they can muster. And with their recent single release, ‘Shoot You Down’ (engineered by Alex Markwell from The Delta Riggs), The Velvets are sure to prove their distinctive rock’n’roll sound is worth a good god damn.
Cheap Fakes are a six piece band performing an eclectic fusion of funk, pop, ska, reggae and dance music, predominantly steeped in off beat guitars and catchy melodies. Cheap Fakes have quickly become one of Brisbane’s most energetic live acts, regularly packing venues and festivals across Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast and Byron Bay. Their inimitable sound has earned them party favourite status across the sunshine state, providing their fans with music that is engaging, uplifting and most importantly great to dance to.
When people discuss three-piece riff rockers, Dallas Frasca, the metaphors are big and unapologetic. Front woman Dallas’ colossal stage presence and devastating vocals are equally matched by the monumentally unmistakable guitar tones of Jeff Curran and trademark gargantuan hitter, Zane Rosanoski on drums. Continue reading →
The Lyrical cut his teeth on the streets busking three nights a week and quickly became a well known music champion to the thousands who stopped to dance and play along over the years. “I love busking,” tells Karl, “it’s the BEST way to talk to everyday people with your music, and when you busk… you hear the REAL truth about it… if people don’t like it… they tell you! If they think you’re inspiring… they tell you that too – it’s great!” This translates into a wonderful stage presence and a one of a kind gig and the audience’s appreciation is clear!
For close on forty-five years, Kevin Borich has been thrilling audiences with his dynamic brand of blistering boogie. Hailed by rock and blues audiences alike, Borich is one of the few artists who successfully straddles the two genres, loved and revered in both as a wicked songwriter, performer and guitarist. With sheer guitar-driven ecstasy loaded with passion and raunch, Kevin Borich will take you on a musical epic from the deepest blues to the potent force that made him one of our hottest rockers and a phenomenal axeman.
The Blackbird tour will see Dan Sultan touring for close to two months, visiting every state in the country including capital cities and smaller, regional towns.
The past few months have seen the award-winning Melbourne artist deliver smouldering live performances – both in support of Bruce Springsteen and on his own ‘Under Your Skin’ headline dates. Continue reading →