3 Band Show - Imperial Hotel hosting Zumpa, All Strings Attached, and Lizzie Flynn & the Reckoning, June 1st

Join in at The Bunker at The Imperial Hotel Eumundi on Saturday 1 June for a night of bright folk from around the world.

Kick your shoes off and dance as three awesome bands - ALL STRINGS ATTACHED, ZUMPA and LIZZIE FLYNN & THE RECKONING - take you on a journey from homegrown folk, to Italian gypsy, to multi-faceted Celtic punk! This will be one helluva great night!

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Get ready to get those knees up, QLD Ska & Reggae Festival is back!

Get ready for a Special kinda Madness with the next instalment of the Qld Ska & Reggae Festival on June 2nd.

Festival favourites 'The Sunny Coast Rude Boys' will be bringing all your 2Tone hits from The Specials & more, in spectacular style as always.

Local nutty boys 'Baggy Trousers' have lined up a thumping set of stomping tunes from Madness! This will be a huge afternoon of skankin', once again bringing the Sunny Coast community together for a huge Sunday session of dancing & good vibes!

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Kallidad and Flaskas team up for a big night at The Bunker - Imperial Hotel, May 17

Be prepared to be blown away when KALLIDAD bring their sensational sounds to The Bunker on Friday 17 May. They will be supported by FLASKAS.

With their trademark “Day of the Dead” facepaint, Sydney-based instrumental trio Kallidad has a visual image every bit as striking as their one of a kind sound.

Kallidad do not need to utter one word to create a bond with their audience, combining Spanish guitar styles with hard rock roots to create a truly unique sound that has seen the group tour the world.

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Mufassa's not 'Goin Away' with latest upbeat single

MUFASSA & The Pride are releasing ‘GOIN AWAY’, the 4th track from their debut ‘Follow Me – EP’ ahead of some big shows and festival appearances.

Produced by Rohan Nitschke (Bearfoot/Zero Theory) at Big Rock Studio in Coolum, and mastered by Paul Blakey at 12th & Vine (Bearfoot, Cheap Fakes, Amy Shark), the single showcases a round bouncing bass line, with plenty of roots reggae hooks, wrapped up in an upbeat groove, and big brassy sounds.

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Fieu makes sure we're all 'Awake' with massive-sounding new single - launching at Solbar on May 10

Vibrant and hauntingly beautiful, Queensland-based songstress Fieu presents her second offering for 2019 with latest Alt-Pop single “Awake”.

Showcasing Fieu’s vocal prowess with sultry hints of Lorde and Sia-like qualities, “Awake” playfully presents a dark and delicate relationship between conscious and subconscious states. Thoughts of fear, determination and self-awareness are embellished amongst cleverly constructed layers of heavy synths, guitars, pulsing bass lines and sophisticated vocal harmony.

Launching at Solbar on May 10

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Brace yourselves for the return of Darkcell - Album release at Solbar May 17

Those dark lads of industrial goth, Darkcell are coming back to Solbar to blow minds and eardrums, in celebration of their latest self-titled release.

Having already carved up audiences down south as part of their album release tour, the four-piece will be making their way back up the East Coast this month, with a massive homecoming show planned for May 17th, with supports New Clear Vision, Moose Knuckle, and Flesh Torrent.

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Electrik Lemonade bring their freshly squeezed album tour to Solbar - May 18

The merry band of funk-lords Electrik Lemonade are about to drop their debut album on April 1stand true to their manifesto ‘In Funk We Trust’ it’s brimming with booty shaking, fun-filled tracks that smoothly merge hip-hop, funk, soul and disco sensibilities.

On April 5th the 8-piece kicked off a big national 10-date tour presented by PS Music. Encompassing 5 states and culminating in a big show at Miami Marketta in their home town Gold Coast, the itinerary also features shows in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Sunshine Coast and Perth.

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King Coaster prove they're not 'Out of Time' with new single - playing Solbar May 4th.

Originally hailing from the Sunshine Coast, the King Coaster boys had a great first year to their journey in 2018, establishing themselves as one of Byron’s most exciting new bands, with a swiftly growing fan base forming from Byron across Brisbane and The Sunshine Coast.

Now with 2019 firmly underway, the first single ‘Miles Away’ from the upcoming EP “Superflow” was enthusiastically received by fans and critics alike and gained Triple J airplay.

The next single ‘Out of Time’ is now available and is a progression on the bands melodic, riff driven indie rock sound.

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Toxic Fox take you for a walk on 'Bond Street' with latest single

Toxic Fox are four young lads on a mission. Meeting in 2017 and made up of Zephyr Jenkins (Vocals), Matt Buchanan (Guitar) Richard Hall (Bass) and Jack Bradburn (Drums) they possess an obvious passion for the music. With a get-rocking-or-die-trying attitude to their career aspirations, they’re set for a killer year in 2019.

The band spent a week this March 2019 recording and producing a set of new tracks at Rocking Horse Studios near Byron Bay with producer Elliot Hendich and engineer Nick Wilson. Their debut EP is shortly to be released, with the first single ‘Bond Street’ now available.

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Hobo Magic Say Hooroo Before Relocation To Europe

The only real solution for an Australian Psych Rock act who's achieved all they can nationally, in an environment not conducive to Rock'n'Roll, is to move to Europe... and this is just what underground riff lords Hobo Magic are doing after years of playing festivals, capacity tour shows and supporting pretty much every Psych/Stoner band of note who've to this country in the last five years.

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Highlife continue the afrobeat vibes with new single 'Sing My Soul'

Sunshine Coast world-music/afrobeat collective, Highlife have delivered the dancing vibes once again with new single, ‘Sing My Soul’.

Based on vocalist/guitarist Hayden Hack’s guided experience with the South American medicine, ayahuasca, the new track dips, dives and glides all over tasty percussion provided by special guest (and master of the Djembe), Bassidi Koné.

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Hannah Rosa brings the heat with new indie pop gem, 'Fire' - playing Solbar w/Fieu on May 10th

Capturing hearts and commanding attention, Brisbane's indie-pop darling Hannah Rosa is back and better than ever with dreamy new single, 'Fire' premiered yesterday via Blank GC.

Following up highly praised release 'Hollow', 'Fire' turns up the heat, combining heavenly melodies with a string of soaring synth and guitar lines. With production from Tristan Hoogland (Golden Vessel, Woodes) and additional production flourishes by Jarryd Shuker (Art of Sleeping, Wyatt), Hannah Rosa's latest is more refined than ever, and nothing short of indie bliss.

Playing Solbar May 10th with Fieu

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Solbar celebrates 8 Years of live music on Ocean Street with a massive two-day Celebration over the Easter Long Weekend

The Sunshine Coast’s iconic music venue, Solbar, has just announced a massive two-day-long event in celebration of its 8th Birthday.

Solbar will be hosting 9 live acts over Easter Saturday & Sunday. Genre-blurring Sydney band Bootleg Rascal will be raising the roof on Easter Saturday with support from Brisbane’s indie dubsters Hemingway. Local newcomers The Fins will be getting the party started in the lounge bar - a new favourite for Sunny Coasters after their explosive debut last weekend. The party will continue into the wee hours with world champion turntablist, New York’s DJ Total Eclipse.

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Phil Emmanuel's 'Thunderbird Legacy' takes flight

Phil Emmanuel album launch with star-studded line up pay tribute to his life’s work and last recording

"The finest work that Phil, The Wiz, has ever done" -Tommy Emmanuel

For ONE night only, a magnificent collection of Australian musical talent celebrates the music,and the life, of guitarist Phil Emmanuel, and the posthumous release of his final recording, Thunderbird Legacy.

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