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July, 2018

 

Charlie Collins to support Gang Of Youths on Australian Tour

Gang Of Youths has announced that Charlie Collins will support the band on their highly anticipated and record-breaking ‘Say Yes To Life’ tour. Gang Of Youths’ first ever live performance was in support of Collins and the band are hugely excited to have her joining them on tour.  “The very first show Gang Of Youths ever played was in support of one of Charlie’s bands. I’ve personally known Charlie since I was 15, and she’s always been a lot better than me. She has seen us grow from shitty 19 year-olds into aRead More


2018 Melbourne International Film Festival

The first bumper reveal of the 2018 Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) was announced recently with the news that its 67th outing will open with the Australian premiere gala screening of Paul Dano’s directorial debut Wildlife – starring Carey Mulligan, Jake Gyllenhaal and Australia’s Ed Oxenbould. The First Glance selection of 32 films demonstrating MIFF’s expansive reach was also uncovered. Based on the 1990 Richard Ford novel of the same name, Dano’s debut directorial outing (co-written by Zoe Kazan, seen alongside Dano at MIFF’s 2012 Ruby Sparks) tells a tender andRead More


Engelbert Humperdinck – Australia & New Zealand Tour 2019

Engelbert Humperdinck – the legendary live entertainer – has announced his eagerly anticipated return down under, with ‘The Man I Want To Be Tour,’ set to land in theatres around Australia and New Zealand in March 2019. Returning for the first time since his sold out run in 2015, Engelbert will be performing in iconic theatres around the country, from Sydney’s State Theatre to Melbourne’s Palais, showcasing music from his latest record “50”, as well seminal hits like “Quando Quando Quando”, “Release Me”, “A Man Without Love”, “The Last Waltz”Read More


Album Release: Amy Shark – Love Monster

Amy Shark has released her highly anticipated debut album Love Monster via Wonderlick Entertainment/ Sony Music Australia. “Well the time has come! Today I finally get to release my debut album Love Monster into the universe! It’s big, bold and goes deeper than the darkest ocean.” – Amy Shark Amy’s debut is a beautifully crafted and deeply personal body of work where her strength in songwriting and lyrical empathy shines. Mostly written by Amy Shark and produced by Dann Hume (Courtney Barnett, Lisa Mitchell, Troye Sivan, The Temper Trap), Amy teamed up with aRead More


Red Hot Summer Tour 2019 – Series Two

Hot on the heels of the announcement of Series One of the RED HOT SUMMER TOUR, the festival promoters are excited to announce Series Two featuring the Ultimate Rock N Roll Line-Up. Kicking off in February 2019, Series Two of the coveted touring festival will see the return of the Queen of Rock Suzi Quatro, with special guests The Angels, Baby Animals, The Screaming Jets, Jon Stevens, Moving Pictures and Chocolate Starfish. The month-long run will visit South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales and Queensland. PromoterRead More


Bruce Dickinson’s Speaking Tour of Australia

IRON MAIDEN singer, BRUCE DICKINSON, has announced a special one-man speaking tour of Australia this October to support his autobiography, What Does This Button Do? Delivering compelling excerpts from the book, slides and a Q&A, fans will finally get the chance to ask questions of the heavy metal icon in truly intimate venues. An Australian first, and a must for heavy music lovers, Dickinson will make five East Coast Australian appearances. Ticket purchasers will also receive a signed copy of the New York Times Best-Selling autobiography. Do not miss this uniqueRead More


Screen Australia’s documentary funding initiatives

Screen Australia has announced $2.9 million in production funding for 10 projects through the Documentary Producer and Documentary Commissioned programs. The slate of projects includes a new feature for the ABC about the Black Saturday bushfires titled Aftermath-Beyond the Firestorm, a new three-part series for SBS by Blackfella Films called First Wars, and The Australian Dream written by Stan Grant about AFL legend Adam Goodes, with a focus on race, identity and belonging. It has also been announced that Liz Stevens who has been with Screen Australia and predecessor agency FilmRead More


KYGO “KIDS IN LOVE” AUSTRALIAN TOUR

Last seen in Australia performing at Harbourlife in 2014, Norwegian house music prodigy and arguably one of the most hyped artists on the planet today, KYGO, has today finally announced his return to Australia playing some expectedly massive shows at Sydney’s Hordern Pavilion on Friday October 19 and Melbourne’s Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Saturday October 20 as part of his Kids In Love Tour. Tickets for all shows go on sale at 2pm Tuesday, July 24. My Live Nation members can secure tickets first during the exclusive pre-sale beginning 9amRead More


Screen Australia’s latest funding announcements

FUNDED TELEVISION DRAMA PROJECTS INCLUDE: Streaming service Stan has commissioned its next original series titled Bloom. This supernatural 6 x 60 minute drama will be produced alongside Playmaker Media and written by Glen Dolman (High Life) with John Curran (Chappaquiddick, Tracks) directing. The series will centre on a small Victorian country town recently devastated by flood. When a strange plant appears that has the power to restore youth, the rejuvenated townsfolk must face the consequences of their new found youth and amend their deepest life regret. Film Victoria are investedRead More


boohoo.com celebrates its Paris Hilton Collection

International etailer boohoo.com, celebrated the launch of its co-designed collection with Paris Hilton at an exclusive launch party in Paris. The boohoo x Paris Hilton collection references a range of iconic trends the pioneer started back in the early 2000s. Taking note from the product aesthetic, the event served as the ultimate Paris Hilton-themed party, inspired by a few of the icon’s favorite things and cultural moments that defined the turn of the century. Guests enjoyed custom pink cocktails, a pink room, and a candy bar ! Paris Hilton arrived in aRead More