Toxic Fox release debut EP, 'White Jail' - playing Solbar Dec 13.

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.

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NZ legends, Katchafire sure to FYAH UP the Sunshine Coast with Jemere Morgan and Bearfoot - playing Solbar Oct 16

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).

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Sunshine Coast Earth-Rockers, FLASKAS release new single, 'Songbird' and tour dates.

Sunshine Coast outfit Flaskas have released their new single ‘Songbird’ and have announced a massive run of tour dates to celebrate.

They will be appearing at a number of festivals on the run, including the Airlie Beach Festival Of Music and the Agnes Blues, Roots and Rock Festival.

Flaskas have evolved into one of Australia's most exciting live acts. Since forming they have shared the stage with luminaries such as Ash Grunwald, Boy & Bear, Tijuana Cartel, The Black Sorrows and many more.

Their sound is defined as ‘Earth Rock’: an organic blend of alternative world, coastal and Indigenous music that fuses the high-powered spirits of roots, funk, folk and blues.

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The Sundowners deliver debut 'Harlequin EP'.

Alt-rock/indie outfit, The Sundowners are coming out swingin’ with their debut ‘Harlequin EP’, being unleashed on to digital platforms today.

The Sundowners - with their Strokes/Kooks/Arctic Monkeys-inspired sound - are promising to give you more than you bargained for with the ‘Harlequin EP’ giving listeners a unique and energetic performance that’s sure to get stuck in your head.

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Forrest Run hit the road with debut self-titled EP

It has been a big year for the electro/indie/pop trio, Forrest Run.

Three singles already released, with high-praise from Triple J (“It’s pretty stuff all round here. The smart production twists, Ayla’s flawless vocal and the sense of everyday drama is great.” - Declan Byrne), Forrest Run’s quirky blend of alt-folk, hip hop production, and Ayla’s distinctive indie-pop vocal delivery have seen them already tour, and support the likes of Boo Seeka, as well as already being added to this year’s Caloundra Music Festival.

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Offbeat Music Festival full line-up announced.

The OFFBEAT MUSIC FESTIVAL has released the full line-up for the event, taking place on Saturday 2 November at The Imperial Hotel Eumundi, with more than 20 bands scheduled to perform on five stages throughout the day and into the night.

Festival Organiser Alice Jones says the festival showcases a wealth of great talent guaranteed to get the groove just right.

“We’re thrilled to be welcoming headlining acts from interstate like The Beautiful Girls, Vaudeville Smash and Kallidad, as well as some of Brisbane’s best in bands like Blues Arcadia, Black Rabbit George, Kurilpa Reach and First Beige,” she says.

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Sink into Reverie's new single, 'Gravity'

Reverie goes straight into the dark with her brand new single, ‘Gravity’ - a Stranger Things-inspired banger of track, that lures you in with the eerie deep synth, clicks, and reverb & delay-drenched vocals, before it smacks you in the face and puts ALL of its weight on you.

‘Gravity’ is the second single from Reverie (AKA Emily Krause), following on from her debut release, ‘Princes’.

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Singer-songwriter Nicole McKinney releases the dream-like new track, 'Palestine'

Brisbane/Sunshine Coast singer-songwriter Nicole McKinney follows up the award-winning ‘Honey Be Good’ with her latest track, the dream-like ‘Palestine’.

The new single drifts slightly away from Nicole’s usual folk-pop style, leaning more towards a Cranberries-tinged soft rock, and becoming an anthem of life and its uncertainties, while expressing changing views, relationships and experiences that come from moving from your teens into your early 20s.

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Mardi Wilson springs out with huge East Coast "Don't Stop" Tour

Mardi Wilson is a singer-songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, self-managed, alternative folk artist. Hoping to help people learn about themselves and others through storytelling and music, she released "Astronaut" earlier this year that dove into her insecurities and her drive to simply accept them. A few weeks ago she released "Don't Stop" which she is celebrating with a string of dates along Queensland!

Playing Taps Mooloolaba on October 11th, Solbar on October 12th, and El Capitano on October 16th.

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Wild Marmalade and Paul George team up for an epic night at The Imperial Hotel - September 21

Wild Marmalade bring the full dance vibes to centre stage on the Sunshine Coast at the Imperial Eumundi Hotel for a Spring Equinox Celebration on Saturday 21 September.

Dance is a potent way to connect with ourselves, shrug off the old and bring in the new, and the equinox is the perfect moment to do it. So let’s do this!

Wild Marmalade will play two sets and Paul ‘Black Rabbit’ George will play in-between, so come early or late as this will be a super vibe from beginning to end.

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The Jensens on a high with debut album 'Hyacinth Haze' - playing Solbar Sept 21

It's been over two years in the making, but it's finally here - The Jensens rise to the top with their heavily anticipated debut album Hyacinth Haze, which premiered late last month.

As Dave Ruby Howe (Triple J) puts it, “when the rock band remembers they're also psych band and we reap the resulting bite of swirly whirly good shit.” You’re in luck, too, Sunshine Coast, as you’ll be able to take in everything Jensens when they play Solbar on September 21.

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Young Promising New Band, Krave, Won’t Disappoint with Debut Banger ’Running’.

Fresh off the works of their recording at Airlock Studios, local alternate hard rock / metal band, Krave, announce their first debut single ‘Running’ set to be released everywhere on Thursday September 12th.

Based in North-Brisbane / Sunshine Coast, Krave are Siana Davis, Charlie Gates, Ryan White and Jayce Johansen who combine to form Brisbane’s next generation of heavy riffs, powerhouse vocals and rhythmic groove.

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Sunshine Coast musicians unite for R U OK charity song

About 30 members of the Sunshine Coast music scene have banded together to fight suicide through song.

Sunshine Coast All Stars have recorded ‘R U OK’ - a song which has the same sentiments as R U OK? Day this Thursday, September 12, and which will raise money for the suicide prevention strategy.

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