An emporium of beer discovery is set to open soon at Stockland Birtinya. The Malt Shovel Taphouse will be the first venue of its kind in Queensland featuring a range of 16 thirst-quenching, cracking and flavour-packing craft beers on tap.Read More
Patient Lounge (formerly known as Therapist) deliver a compelling blend of musical styles, masterfully crafting a combination of innovative instrumentation, dominant vocals and zealous energy to offer a fresh spin on Aussie Progressive Rock/Prog Pop-Rock music.
After the release of their self-produced EP ‘Therapist’ in 2018, Patient Lounge will be releasing their debut single ‘All You Want’ on 19 April 2019. With lyrics such as “I love the way you stare, it keeps me begging and oppressed of air” and “there’s nothing I can say, all you want is nothing to change”, ‘All You Want’ is a song of desire for more.
Playing Peregian Originals on July 14.Read More
After the release of her first single ‘Away’ earning her the Triple J Unearthed slot at Big Pineapple Music Festival, Dorah Jacson is back with her soaring newsingle paradoxicallytitled ‘Sinking’, which is set to release July 12.Read More
They have chosen one of the best live music venues on the coast The Shared in Yandina to release their Tele-Twanging Country Romp, Gimme No Lips, the first single from their upcoming album due out later this year.
July 13th at The Shared promises to deliver raucous, upbeat, cow-punk rhythms, as well as delving into the whiskey drowned sounds of Grind Waltz, with a side of early traditional delta blues in all its varying shades.
Following a wildly successful inaugural year in 2018, the Australian Women in Music Awards will return on
8 and 9 October, shining a light once more on the incredible accomplishments of women across the Australian music industry. This year’s AWMAs are better and stronger, with three new award categories – including in the areas of classical music, music journalism and image making.
With the Sunshine Coast having produced amazing women with incredible musical talents, do not be surprised to see some in the nominees, if not, winners’ circle.Read More
2019 sees Alt-Folk/Country duo (and former Sunny Coasters) AlfanAnt release their 11 track debut album Aurora Australis; once again raising questions of exactly where does this duo, comprising a couple of Australia’s finest little-known singer/songwriters, fit exactly?Read More
Beer lovers are in for a fine time at the HINTERLAND CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL at The Imperial Hotel Eumundi on Saturday 29 June from 12noon til 8pm. The event is FREE ENTRY and family friendly.
If you love making beer, learning about beer, talking beer, and, of course, tasting beer, then this is sure to be your kind of event.
The festival will bring together top brewers from across the Sunshine Coast – Heads of Noosa, Copperhead Brewery, Moffat Beach Brewery, Sunshine Brewery, Sunshine Coast Brewery, Brouhaha Brewery, Your Mates Brewing, and of course, Eumundi Brewery.
Live music all day.
Sunshine Coast Alt/Electro/Pop trio, Forrest Run are on a hot streak, with the release of their third single, ‘Summer’.
This bass-and-beat driven beauty was put together in Judah’s home studio, and brought to life when the three-piece teamed up with Sam Cromack (Ball Park Music) for some tasty production. Finished off with a mix from producer Tim Carr (Matt Corby/LePie/Urthboy etc) - who also produced the other tracks on the upcoming Forrest Run EP - this track was guaranteed to be a banger.Read More
Here’s a little dose of some local heavy, with Absolem finally unleashing their debut EP.
Engineered, mixed and mastered by Vinnie Moncada, Absolem blend early 00’s nu-metal tones (think KoRn, Soulfly etc) with powerhouse vocalist Leah Russ switching between massive rock vocals to absolute throat-tearing screams.Read More
Dubarray’s new single ‘Rise and Fall’ delicately weaves idyllic soundscapes with a sense of resolve. A tribute to the band’s love for Queensland’s Heron Island, Dubarray’s latest offering carries the listener into clear blue oceans and melting sunsets. A testament to the band’s evolving electronic sound, ‘Rise and Fall’ is driven by a dub-groove baseline, and is characteristically lifted and complimented by high vibrations, layers of atmospheric vocals, and mesmerising melody.Read More
Following on from her national For Your Love single tour in April, Montaigne has today released her new single Ready, and confirmed details of her forthcoming LP and national tour.
Ready is undoubtedly Montaigne’s most anthemic single to date, and is lifted from her soon to be released second album entitled Complex, the follow up to her ARIA Award winning, Top 5 debut album, Glorious Heights. Complex is set for release on August 30 and is available to preorder now, with all preorders scoring a bonus illustrated poster. There will also be a spectacular limited edition red vinyl of Complex available to preorder, along with CD/vinyl bundles with an environmentally friendly tote bag included.
Playing Solbar on Nov 14th. Tickets available now.Read More
Jeff Lang has earned worldwide acclaim as a virtuosic guitarist, a dynamic songwriter and a startlingly unique live performer, and he’s returning to The Imperial Hotel Eumundi on Friday 21 June.
Blending rock, roots, folk, blues, ballads, instrumentals, improvisation and a devastatingly high level of musicality, Jeff Lang is a singularly unique performer in our world.Read More
Internationally renowned reggae band PAUA (Maori word pronounced Pah-wah) will perform at the Sunshine Coast’s Solbar on Saturday 15th June alongside locals Mantis Empire and Byron Bay favorites Hayley Grace & The Bay Collective.Read More
Another week, another lot of new releases to wrap your ears (and eyes) around.Read More
Gold Coast rock duo Salt & Steel have just released their new single ‘The Beast, The Devil and Me’ and have announced a run of national tour dates to celebrate, including a slot at The Shared in Yandina on June 16th.
The single is the second of four interlinked singles to be released in succession and following the themes of the natural elements Air, Fire, Earth and Water.
Little Billie takes a new direction, moving away from their traditional Chicago blues and rockabilly roots, getting grittier, heavier and rockier... Since their most recent release “Make You Bleed” the band continues to move in their new direction, delving even deeper into the dirty rock vibe with their new single and title track to their upcoming EP “Slow Burn”.Read More
In celebration of the launch of their debut EP, High Vibes, Hayley Grace & The Bay Collective are going on tour.
Hayley Grace is an Australian multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter with an unmistakably soulful sound. She has an incredibly diverse range of global experience under her belt, touring extensively around the world. She has graced the stage of Bluesfest, Splendour in the Grass and toured with icons like UB40, Phil Emmanuel and Darren Middleton (Powderfinger).
Playing Solbar on June 15, and The Shared on July 21Read More
The Badlands have returned in 2019 with their highly anticipated new single ‘Ultraviolent’ released this June 4 and produced by Lacueva Studio’s Nick Didia. The song is nothing short of massive. With a drum introduction that punches through the solar plexus like a cannonball at short range, there’s no way you won’t know about it.
You can catch these two acts smashing up Solbar good and proper on May 31st.Read More