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March, 2020

 

Neil Diamond to be honoured at 24th Annual Power of Love Gala

***CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19***   Keep Memory Alive announces a dynamic line-up of performers slated to celebrate legendary singer-songwriter and musician Neil Diamond at the 24th annual Power of Love gala on Saturday, March 7 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, USA. Paying tribute to Diamond, who announced his retirement from touring in 2018 after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, the marquee celebration of life generates the majority of annual revenue for Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health to provide service, care and resources for patientsRead More


ULTRA AUSTRALIA 2020

***CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19***   ULTRA Australia will be returning to Sydney and Melbourne in March 2020. ULTRA Worldwide is the largest international music festival brand, hosting events on all six inhabited continents since expanding into the Australian market in 2018. Earlier this year, ULTRA Worldwide returned to Australia as a full-scale festival and will once again build out a multi-stage production in 2020. ULTRA Australia will return to Parramatta Park in Sydney on Saturday, 7 March 2020 and to Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne on Sunday, 8 March 2020, onRead More


The Original Gipsy Kings to Return to Australia in 2020 after a Five-Year Hiatus

***CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19***   World renowned flamenco, rock and pop musicians, The Gipsy Kings, featuring Nicolas Reyes and Tonino Baliardo, the original songwriters and guitarists on hits such as ‘Bamboleo’, ‘Volare’ ‘Djobi Djoba’ and ‘Bem Bem Maria’, are returning to tour Australia next April with dates in Brisbane, Perth, Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra around their Bluesfest Byron Bay performance. Over the years The Gipsy Kings—whose members hail from the gypsy settlements in Arles and Montpelier in the south of France—have included singers and guitarists from the Reyes (Canut, Nicolas, PabloRead More


2020 Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix

***CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19***   The Australian Grand Prix Corporation (AGPC) has announced that TCR Australia will host its season opener at the Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix 2020, at the Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit from 12-15 March*. Launched in 2015, TCR is one of the fastest growing motorsport categories globally with over 30 different TCR championships around the world. The key ingredient to TCR’s success is the relevance of the race cars which represent what Australians are buying and driving, with brands including Alfa Romeo, Audi, Holden,Read More


Under the Southern Stars 2020

***CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19*** Under the Southern Stars are thrilled to announce their spectacular Rock Carnival Festival Series coming to you this April 2020. +LIVE+, BUSH & STONE TEMPLE PILOTS come together for One Giant Rock Carnival! Including Rose Tattoo & Electric Mary plus more and introducing the UTSS Village & Playground! Celebrating 25 years since the release of their iconic Throwing Copper album, +LIVE+ are one of the most beloved rock bands ever to tour the nation. During their career, +LIVE+ have achieved seven Top 5 albums in Australia, three of whichRead More


ANTHEMS 2020

***CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19***   Unbreakable Touring has confirmed the ANTHEMS Music Festival will return in 2020 under their management and will deliver a star-studded line-up of Australian icons who will perform at Commonwealth Park in Canberra on 28 March 2020. Headlining ANTHEMS in 2020 is one of Australia’s most successful, influential and best-known bands, ICEHOUSE, led by singer / songwriter / producer / multi-instrumentalist, Iva Davies. During its illustrious career, ICEHOUSE has celebrated 28 Platinum albums, eight Top 10 albums and over thirty Top 40 singles In 2006, ICEHOUSE was inducted into the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Hall ofRead More


POP WILL EAT ITSELF Australasian Tour 2020

***POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19***   Pioneering genre-blenders POP WILL EAT ITSELF aka PWEI return to play their classic album “This Is the Day…This Is the Hour…This Is This!” in FULL plus an Encore of Classics – Ich Bin Ein Auslander, Everything’s Cool, There is no Love Between Us Anymore, Their Law, Dance of the Mad, Get the Girl! Kill the Baddies!, Bulletproof and more.. thanks to Metropolis Touring. “This Is the Day…This Is the Hour…This Is This!” features many of the their best-loved songs – Can U Dig It?, Def Con One, Wise Up! Sucker. When the albumRead More


Top Model Australia National Final 2020

The National Final of the Top Model Australia 2020 competition was held at The Albion Rooftop Bar in South Melbourne recently.  Under the directorship of Deborah Miller thirty-three girls and boys worked through various State heats to assemble at the keenly-contested final. Thirty-three entrants were soon shortlisted to six, before judges revealed the Top 3.  Final placings were: 1st – Kate Dickson, NSW 2nd – Lucia Bidois, VIC 3rd – Ildi Clemens, VIC Kate will now travel to London to compete on the 28th of March at the Amba Hotel in Charing Cross.Read More


Download Festival 2020

***CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19***   Gather your heavy music mates and get ready….. Download will return to Melbourne (new home at Melbourne Showgrounds) and Sydney (back to Parramatta Park) in 2020! Melbourne Friday, March 20 || Showgrounds Sydney Saturday, March 21 || Parramatta Park ***Ist announcement*** The first Download Festival 2020 line-up announcement just burst out of the cage and it is a beast. After shocking the world with the news of their surprise reunionlast week, emo legends My Chemical Romance will return down under next March to headline theRead More


Flemington Racecourse celebrates its 180th birthday

The Victoria Racing Club (VRC) is proud to celebrate 180 years of racing at Flemington. The first race ever run at Flemington occurred on 4 March 1840. It was a two-horse race won by a black colt called Conrad. This was part of a three-day autumn race meeting where the feature was the Town Plate. First prize in the Town Plate was awarded based on the best of three heats during a single day, a far cry from the careful programming for target races at Flemington today. VRC Chairman AmandaRead More