NEWS: Dashville Skyline unveil their full 2017 lineup
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NEWS: Dashville Skyline unveil their full 2017 lineup

Dashville Skyline in the Belford area of the Hunter Valley, NSW is now in its third year and they’re going from strength to strength. They’ve just unveiled their full lineup for this year’s event and it looks stronger than ever with artists from across Australia plus touring acts from USA, Ireland, Netherlands and New Zealand. … Continue reading

NEWS: Liam Gerner Announces New Single & Tour
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NEWS: Liam Gerner Announces New Single & Tour

Liam Gerner has settled back into Melbourne after ten years based overseas and amid near-constant touring he’s recorded a new album with his band (The Sunset Pushers) that includes Shane Reilly from Lost Ragas. The self-titled LP (due out in Feb 2016) was recorded in three days in both Melbourne by Roger Bergodaz and in the USA at … Continue reading

TOUR NEWS: Leah Flanagan Announces Saudades Tour
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TOUR NEWS: Leah Flanagan Announces Saudades Tour

Leah Flanagan is hands down one of this country’s finest songwriters. She has the ability to swing from folk to country, jazz to blues and all corners in-between. Her new album Saudades is coming out on September 16th and she’s hitting the road to play some shows to celebrate its release. The culmination of two … Continue reading

TOUR NEWS: Fanny Lumsden Announces Annual Country Halls Tour
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TOUR NEWS: Fanny Lumsden Announces Annual Country Halls Tour

Fanny Lumsden has been traveling around Australia for the last 6 months, covering over 20,0000km and playing shows from Tasmania to Darwin to promote her Small Town Big Shot album. Now she’s announced her annual run of country hall shows from September – November 2016. For five years now the Western NSW raised, Fanny Lumsden … Continue reading

Post To Wire Presents: Freya Josephine Hollick + Darren Cross
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Post To Wire Presents: Freya Josephine Hollick + Darren Cross

This Sunday Freya Josephine Hollick is heading north from Victoria to preview songs from her forthcoming new LP ‘The Unceremonious Junking Of Me’, out soon on Heart Of The Rat Records. Hollick is a whimsical folk country singer from the goldfields who sings with a voice of ethereal beauty. A testament to the nightingales of the 20s, … Continue reading

TOUR NEWS: The Weeping Willows Announce Album & National Tour
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TOUR NEWS: The Weeping Willows Announce Album & National Tour

The Weeping Willows are set to release Before Darkness Comes A-Callin’, their second album, on March 4th and to celebrate they’re hitting the roads and airspace of Australia to perform for fans of their folk and alt-country music. Those twin harmonies, the balance of dark and light subject matter and Andrew Wrigglesworth’s mesmerising guitar picking make the … Continue reading

TOUR NEWS: James Thomson Announces ‘Highway Nights’ Tour
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TOUR NEWS: James Thomson Announces ‘Highway Nights’ Tour

James Thomson released one of our favourite albums of 2015 with his sophomore album Cold Moon. With his band The Strange Pilgrims in tow he’s about to head out on tour for a run of East Coast dates through February and March including a Sydney gig as special guest of Ruby Boots. Highway Nights Tour: Feb … Continue reading

PTW & Mother Hen Touring Present: Fallen Angels ~ Country Christmas Party
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PTW & Mother Hen Touring Present: Fallen Angels ~ Country Christmas Party

We’ve joined forces with the wonderful Areatha from Mother Hen Touring (M.E Baird, James Thomson, Dan Waters, Leo Rondeau etc) to put on an end-of-year gig/party at the Petersham Bowling Club on December 20th. This will be a chance for the Sydney alt.country and folk music scene to celebrate another wonderful year of music in which some … Continue reading

NEWS: Gillian Welch & David Rawlings Announce Australian Tours
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NEWS: Gillian Welch & David Rawlings Announce Australian Tours

It’s been a long time, way too long, since Welch and Rawlings last toured Australia in November 2004. Finally the good folk at Love Police have managed to hook up a comprehensive tour that will see not one but two tours happening back to back. Starting in Perth the duo (plus 3-piece band) will drive … Continue reading

HEARTBREAKER SESSIONS: Dan Parsons, Jason Walker @ Freda’s November 1st
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HEARTBREAKER SESSIONS: Dan Parsons, Jason Walker @ Freda’s November 1st

To kick off November we have two impressive songwriters who approach country music from equally interesting perspectives. Dan Parsons has a smooth-sailing West Coast country folk vibe built around songwriting that is often much darker in subject matter than the music may at first suggest while Jason Walker is a rootsier singer, guitarist and songwriter who is … Continue reading

NEWS: AWME Announces Henry Wagons, Ruby Boots, Raised By Eagles, Cash Savage Show
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NEWS: AWME Announces Henry Wagons, Ruby Boots, Raised By Eagles, Cash Savage Show

As part of the AWME music conference in Melbourne next month, a stellar bill of alt. country music will perform at Max Watt’s on Friday Nov 13th. Henry Wagons will play solo backed by his band The Only Children while Ruby Boots and Raised By Eagles cap off a huge year of touring and new albums. … Continue reading