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THE NAKED CITY – THE ARIA AFTERMATH!

In the 80s and 90s, when the Australian music industry was booming and everybody was buying CDs, the big record companies would unleash their wallets with lavish after ARIA award parties. The annual awards night was seen as a real showcase of local music talent -  the record industry’s night of nights. In the great […]

Ricki-Lee

It may only seem like yesterday but it was in fact 15 years ago that Australia was first introduced to pop superstar Ricki-Lee via Australian Idol. To celebrate the milestone Ricki-Lee will be taking a lap around the country with her unique two-hour concert, which sees her fusing her own personal story with the music […]

Chicago

It’s got fabulous songs, stunning choreography, a story literally ripped from the headlines, and more razzle-dazzle than a Christmas tree. Broadway’s longest-running musical of all time, Chicago, opens in August with an amazing new production featuring a stellar cast.  Based on the true story of sensationalised trials of two women accused of murder in 1920s […]

THE NAKED CITY – THE EURO-EVERYWHERE SONG CONTEST

Congratulations to Kate Miller-Heidke, who has just been voted as Australia’s representative at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest. As you probably know the public got to have their say this year as to who our chosen singer would be and Kate topped both the popular and jury votes. Regardless of the quality of the warblers […]

REVIEW: Jessica Mauboy – All The Hits Live

Jessica Mauboy, an exceptional Australian singer/songwriter delivered a star performance at Sydney’s ICC Theatre last Friday night. Mauboy opened with, Can I Get A Moment. Her obvious fearless talent as she continued to sing her set list, telling her story starting her career in country music, singing Tammy Wynette’s Stand By Your Man, at the […]

Shannon Noll

Over a decade ago, Shannon Noll was the runner up of Australia’s first Idol series. He was sold as the gravelly-voiced, Jimmy Barnes-type rocker and it fit him like a glove. In the years that followed Noll released five top 10 albums and had roaring success with singles such as, What About Me, Learn to […]

Casey Donovan

In 2004, a sixteen-year-old girl named Casey Donovan became the youngest person to win Australian Idol.  It’s been a milestone 10 years since then and for Donovan it’s an opportunity to reflect back on a decade worth of experience. “There are so many memories. Winning would be one of the biggest ones, going on tour […]