South Australia's Wanderers do it their own way with new single, 'Make It On My Own' - playing Solbar Friday November 29
In Cog we trust!! The Sunshine Coast gets a visit from prog legends, Cog, along with Sydney's Red Hook, and Brisbane's Rhino - playing Solbar Dec 21
Genre-defying Wanderers' bring out their first release of 2019, Make It On My Own, a single that offers up a nostalgic, ass shaking mantra.
Wanderers are heading out on tour in support of ‘Make It On My Own’, and they’re heading our way, playing Solbar on Friday November 29th.
PREMIERE - Dear Willow get set for summer with upbeat new single 'Happy'
After earlier in the year Cog’s successful tour to the UK for long time fans plus performing the Sold Out "Drawn Together" Single Tour in the middle of this year. Cog have once again succumbed to their passion & drive that floods their musical veins, announcing a short run of three dates over this years festive season.
Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast and Byron Bay will all receive an early present in their collective stockings courtesy of a refreshed and reinvigorated Cog in the machine.
PREMIERE - New Single, 'Jump The Gun' From Sunshine Coast Roots Gurus Bearfoot
Transforming from solo status to full engaging band mode, Dear Willow are pleased to announce the arrival of their sunny new single Happy. Following on from this year's taster track Dolly and 2018's stellar EP Hold Yourself Down, Happy is an upbeat yet dreamy alt-rock retrospect lyrically almost juxtaposed by the fragility of relationships.
It's a good day to be a 90s kid. Everclear just announced Australian tour, and heading to the Coast in February
The Sunshine Coast’s gurus of roots reggae, Bearfoot are finally giving a tease of their much-anticipated debut full length release with the latest single, ‘Jump The Gun’; with the 6-piece further exploring the darker side to their sound.
Northlane announce the 4D Regional Tour with special guests Gravemind and Triple J Unearthed Winners
The kings of grunge are back, and Everclear are ready to shake things up from the east coast to the west, with 11 killer shows announced for their 2020 tour, and they’re playing right here on the Sunshine Coast on Feb 12 to play The Helm.
Keeping the underground vibe alive with instore performances
Off the back of a huge sold-out national headline tour, Australia’s elite metallers Northlane announce the 4D regional tour. The tour sees the band hitting up the east coast of Australia throughout January 2020 with special guests Gravemind and local triple j unearthed winners. The recently ARIA-winning outfit will be heading to the Sunshine Coast to play The Helm (Mooloolaba) on January 24.
Lunar Phase trick or treats with emo electro pop single, ‘Halloween’
The Sunshine Coast harbours a LOT of musical talent - A LOT. And it can get a little frustrating when it feels like we’re limited with places to play live, or see types of acts that fall into genres that may not be as ‘crowd-pleasing’ as others.
Sure, we have some top-class venues on the Coast, and they do support local acts, but sometimes what we crave is that underground vibe. The sweat, the feeling of being in your face, the rawness of an unpolished mix.
Singer-Songwriter Jordan Merrick brings his 'Night Music' Album tour to the Sunshine Coast - playing The Shared on November 9th
Sunshine Coast independent artist, Lunar Phase summons his darker side with his brand new single, ‘Halloween’, launching on October 31st - expressing his emotional phases dealing with the constant changes of life through forever evolving sounds.
‘Halloween’ sees Lunar Phase (aka Jye Pouzet) teaming up with Hardstyle producer, Sierra Blue (also Jye’s cousin, Jarn Koromilas) to bring together a series of sonic twists and turns in this dark ‘emo electro pop’ track, with pulsing house beats, and reverb-drenched vocals.
The East Pointers Transcend Traditional Folk on New Album and Announce Australian Tour - Playing Woodford Folk Festival & Imperial Hotel Eumundi
Brisbane-based singer-songwriter, Jordan Merrick, who just released his debut, 10-track album titled 'Night Music', is coming our way to celebrate as part of his 'Night Music' Album Tour - playing The Shared on November 9th.
Another round of QLD Ska & Reggae Festival? Yes Please! - On this Sunday, Nov 3 at the Caloundra Powerboat Club.
Transcending the barriers of traditional folk music, multi award-winning Canadian band, The East Pointers are hooking the next generation of folk fans with third album Yours To Break, out October 25, with a national Australian tour announced for Summer.
Playing Woodford Folk Festival, and Imperial Hotel Eumundi
Glasshouse release sincere Alt-Rock anthem, 'Pulp' - playing Solbar Nov 8
It’s time for another round of Qld Ska & Reggae Festival - fast becoming a favourite for good vibes and epic tunes on the Sunshine Coast - and it’s on this Sunday, November 3 at the Caloundra Powerboat Club.
National Festival Favourites ‘Kimmy’ (Brazil/Byron Bay) drop in to see us on their headline tour! Fantastic soulful reggae vibes and huge energy! What a treat!
Sunshine Coasters nominated for this year's National Live Music Awards
Showing off their anthemic rock tint like never before, Sunshine Coast's glasshouse and their new release ‘pulp’ is a rock anthem undoubtedly made for the mosh. Paired with the announcement of their biggest tour yet, interstate and local fans alike can look forward to seeing the four-piece tear it up across the East Coast in November and December.
TOBiAS returns with new single, 'Beautiful Mess' - playing Offbeat Festival Nov 2
Another year is coming to an end, which means we edge closer to giving accolades within the industry. The National Live Music Awards (NLMAs) recognises Australia’s diverse and successful live industry, celebrating the diversity and success of the Australian live scene – recognising the best vocal talents and musicians alongside the best venues, events and festivals.
In other words, it’s a chance for the industry to say out loud to the rest of Australia, ‘Hey, we’re kicking arse in what we produce in this country, look!’
There’s a stack load of talent, both with artists, creatives, venues and festivals, so competition is thick, but us Sunny Coasters should be proud of some of our own nominated for this year’s NLMAs.
Black Rabbit George releases 'Diamond Valley Mushroom' and announces East Coast Tour - playing Offbeat Festival Imperial Hotel Nov 2
Soulful, engaging and enigmatic are words used to describe Sunshine Coast artist Toby Robinson aka TOBiAS. Two decades performing on the international stage has cemented his reputation as one of Australia's leading indie/ folk pop artists, playing alongside Missy Higgins, Jen Cloher, Archie Roach, Fanny Lumsden and Neko Case. Often described as "Beck meets Paul Kelly meets War On Drugs" - TOBiAS's music brings the room to life with his craftsmanship, songwriting ability and live performances.
Toxic Fox release debut EP, 'White Jail' - playing Solbar Dec 13.
Black Rabbit George is an artist who refuses to allow his creative output to be bound by expectations. His new single Diamond Valley Mushroom, a song he describes as ‘sunset euphoria’ and the second single from his debut album Charles, firmly plants his stylistic innovation in dreamy, ambient pop.
NZ legends, Katchafire sure to FYAH UP the Sunshine Coast with Jemere Morgan and Bearfoot - playing Solbar Oct 16
WHITE JAIL is the eagerly anticipated debut EP offering from Sunshine Coast band Toxic Fox, who have had a great start to their musical journey in 2019. The bands first two single releases from the EP, 'Bond Street' & 'Oil Painted Hill', have been well received by fans, gaining over 60K streams on Spotify alone.
The EP was recorded and produced between Rocking Horse Studios near Byron Bay and Heliport Studios on the Sunshine Coast with producer Elliot Heinrich and engineer Nick Wilson.
Phil Barlow goes on a 'True Evolution' on 3rd Studio Album. Out November 6th.
New Zealand’s KATCHAFIRE are bringing their pacific roots reggae deliciousness back to Australia with their FYAH UP 2019 TOUR kicking off on October 9 in WA. Heir to the Morgan Heritage family throne JEMERE MORGAN will be along for the ride at all shows on his first ever Aussie tour, plus Sunshine Coast's Bearfoot (who will be joining the line-up over 5 dates).
Following a 15-date house concert tour along the East Coast earlier this year supporting latest single “Sweet Sunrise”, Phil is now set to release his 3rd studio album, “True Evolution” on November 6th with album launches on the Sunshine Coast (The Yurt, Nov 9) and the Gold Coast (Dust Temple, Nov 17).