Dub/electro act, Dubarray unveil soaring new single 'Rise and Fall' - playing Dusk Festival at Venue 114 on June 16

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.

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Montaigne is back with a new single, new album, new tour - playing Solbar Nov 14.

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.

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Guitar legend, Jeff Lang returns to the Coast - playing Imperial Hotel on June 21

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.

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GC Rockers Salt and Steel release new single, 'The Beast, The Devil and Me' and announce national tour dates - playing The Shared on June 16th

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.

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Little Billie have the 'Slow Burn' planned - launching EP at The Bunker (Imperial Hotel) on June 7

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”.

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Hayley Grace & The Bay Collective to bring the 'High Vibes' on EP Tour - playing Solbar June 15

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 21

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The Badlands deliver 'Ultraviolent' - playing Solbar May 31

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.

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Sunny Coast new releases to catch up on

Geez, go away for a few weeks, and the Sunny Coast releases more new music to catch up on. Here’s a handpicked selection of new material from Sunshine Coast artists over May, covering the heavy, the roots, the pop, and in-between.

Don’t forget to help these artists out by either heading to their Triple J Unearthed page and review/rate, or follow them on Spotify (if they’re on there, which most are).

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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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