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DMA’s – Unplugged & Intimate

Ever since coronavirus arrived on our shores entertainment options, such as concerts, have been total no no's. Beginning Thursday though that all changes when Sydney's own DMA's revive the live music scene with their socially distanced, COVID-19 safe, acoustic concert series. Following the release of their third album, The Glow, the band have been required […]

Get Folked Punk gets around coronavirus clampdown

by ALEC SMART Get Folked Punk is a monthly live music event in Sydney’s inner west. It features aspiring and established performers from the city’s dynamic folk circuit and comes with a punk attitude that gives it a varied and interesting edge. Co-founder Joel Cook, himself a drummer with punk-ska band Operation Ibis and the […]

Sole Sessions

Out of the darkness of the COVID-19 pandemic a brand new initiative has been launched to bring homegrown Australian entertainment into the lives of people across the country and around the world. Sole Sessions is an innovative new steaming delivery method designed to allow artists in lockdown to scratch their performance itch, generate a small […]

Live From The Island – Vera Blue

Record labels exist to release music, promote artists and help those artists organise live tours. Since the outbreak of COVID-19 though one leg of that tripod has been kicked out from underneath them. With artists no longer able to perform shows to audiences live in person the labels and artists have had to innovate and […]

SIMA Turns To Streaming

Social distancing might mean we can't physically attend concerts but it doesn't mean we have to forgo the experience entirely. The Sydney Improvised Music Association (SIMA) is using the COVID-19 situation as a welcome push to finally experiment with streaming technology for concerts. When speaking with SIMA General Manager Amy Curl she revealed that this […]

Sofa King Fest

Music artists and volunteers from around the world have rallied together to create a unique music festival concept that doesn't violate any social distancing measures. The Sofa King Fest is a curated collection of incredible live musical performance all in one spot and all available to watch from the comfort of your sofa. As part […]

Andy Golledge

Before this dreaded COVID-19 virus shutdown all entertainment venues Inner West musician Andy Golledge was excited to celebrate his debut EP, Namoi. The excitement levels were at an incredibly high level because after 15 years performing primarily in the Inner West Golledge was finally putting a collection of recorded music out into the world. Sadly […]

Susan O’Neill (SON)

Although much of the city/country is in lockdown, meaning international artists are unable to come here and perform, Sydney is in for a treat this week. Luckily Irish sensation Susan O'Neill has been in Australia for almost a month now, so here scheduled live performances are still able to go ahead as planned. On Wednesday […]

Gregg Arthur – That’s Life

Gregg Arthur's voice has been described by musical luminary Tony Bennett as "perfection." Throughout March Sydneysiders can hear it for themselves, when Arthur and his trio take to the stage at The Magicians Cabaret in Darlinghurst every Friday night. The Magician’s Cabaret has an intimate charm and ambience that transports you to Greenwich Village in […]

ONE OK ROCK

Music from Asia typically evokes either a traditional or K-Pop, such as Psy's Gangnam Style, aesthetic for many people. However, the region is thriving with a plethora of artists creating different styles of music. One band in particular is making huge waves in the global rock and roll scene, that being Japan's ONE OK ROCK. […]