SIX STRINGS: Sean McMahon
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SIX STRINGS: Sean McMahon

Sean McMahon released his album Shiner earlier this year and he continues to spread its rich batch of country-rock tunes far and wide with live shows with his band the MoonMen. Sean’s heading up to Sydney this week to play a triple bill at the Marrickville Bowling Club with Adam Young & The Haints and … 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

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

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

NEW MUSIC: The Morrisons – Wild Eleanor
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NEW MUSIC: The Morrisons – Wild Eleanor

The Morrisons have been a mainstay of the local Americana scene here in Sydney and wider afield for the last few years. Now they have a brand new debut single and video to match for ‘Wild Eleanor’. Showcasing their dextrous ensemble playing and way of crafting some soaring melodies, they find the sweet spot between … Continue reading

NEWS: Fanny Lumsden announces new album, single and tour
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NEWS: Fanny Lumsden announces new album, single and tour

   Sydney’s irrepressible alt. country songstress Fanny Lumsden is on the cusp of releasing her debut album Small Town Big Shot (September 2015) and to kick things off she’s released the video clip for its first single ‘Soapbox’. Filmed in the country NSW town of Tallimba where Lumsden first went to school the song takes aim at … Continue reading

NEWS: Impressive Country Line-Up Announced For NZ Church Tour
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NEWS: Impressive Country Line-Up Announced For NZ Church Tour

Delaney Davidson, Tami Neilson, Marlon Williams and Barry Saunders have been announced as the travelling troubadours for The Church Tour in New Zealand this October. The concept has been an annual event since 2009, taking in some of the finest churches in NZ. TOUR DATES Thursday 1 October – St John’s Cathedral, Napier BUY TICKETS Friday … Continue reading

TOUR NEWS: Roland Kay-Smith Announces East Coast Tour
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TOUR NEWS: Roland Kay-Smith Announces East Coast Tour

Sydney’s Roland Kay-Smith has already kicked off the year with the release of his debut solo LP Sailing By The Stars and now he’s heading out for a run of dates along the East Coast of Australia with Melbourne reprobates Skyscraper Stan and the Commission Flats performing at some shows and M.E. Baird at others. TOUR … Continue reading

ON TOUR: Caitlin Harnett, Josh Rennie-Hynes & Liam Gerner announce tour
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ON TOUR: Caitlin Harnett, Josh Rennie-Hynes & Liam Gerner announce tour

Fresh from their current house concert tour Caitlin Harnett and Josh Rennie-Hynes will be joined by Liam Gerner for a tour that will touch down in QLD, NSW, VIC and SA through the month of March. This will be a great chance to see three acclaimed singer songwriters on tour together. 11th MARCH 2015 | … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Davey Craddock & The Spectacles ~ Better Alone
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NEW MUSIC: Davey Craddock & The Spectacles ~ Better Alone

If you haven’t heard Davey Craddock yet then you need to. Odds are if you’re reading this blog then you appreciate great alt-country, blues and rock ‘n’ roll and Craddock combines all of the above with real verve and emotion. His last EP contained the brilliant and catchy single ‘Keep On Waiting‘ and he followed … Continue reading