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).Read More
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.Read More
Over the past decade LA DISPUTE has been responsible for some of the most uncompromising, experimental music and have carved a reputation as one of post-hardcore’s most singular voices.
From their 2008 debut (in their current formation) Somewhere at the Bottom of the River Between Vega and Altair, to 2011’s Wildlife, to 2015’s Rooms of the House, LA DISPUTE have continually pushed themselves to find new ways to portray some of the most difficult and universally affecting subject matters and have developed a sound that, while constantly evolving, is unmistakably theirs.
Playing Solbar September 22.Read More
WHARVES are back with their new single 'BLAME' now released worldwide.
The band are heading to Europe during September/October to support DZ Deathrays and Planet, on a massive 14 show, 5 nation, tour hitting cities including Berlin, Paris and London, but not before a cheeky stop at Solbar on August 31 helping Big Whoops celebrate their EP launch, along with Walken, Muules and Zebrafinch.Read More
On the back of their first album ‘Paradigm’ which was nominated at the Gold Coast music awards for album of the year, Gold Coasters The Wayward Suns are excited to announce their latest single to hit Australia’s ears "Real Shift".
You can catch these legends this Friday, August 30 at Solbar with Master Wolf, Flaskas, and Machine Club.
Don’t know about you, but if The Dreggs asked us, we’d run away with them…
The duo have been absolutely smashing it on the scene of late; sold out shows, East Coast tour, and now a brand new single in ‘You and Me’.Read More
Age shall not weary The Beasts, although the years may condemn. After the emotional and frankly devastating loss of their fellow footsoldiers and Australian musical icons Brian Hooper and Spencer P Jones in 2018, Tex Perkins and compadres Kim Salmon, Tony Pola, Boris Sujdovic and Charlie Owen resolved to continue carrying the torch of the unstoppable life force that is the Beasts of Bourbon. Gathering all remaining members past and present to record a set of jams and covers that became the new album Still Here, and here was proof that there was life in the old dogs yet.
The Beasts set forth, claiming monster territory on their ‘Still Here’ National tour in November/December, stopping by the Sunshine Coast to play Solbar on December 14.Read More
Brisbane’s Port Royal's latest video for their brand new single 'Ain't Got You' is now out, and they’re well through their ‘Ain’t Got You’ tour right now, but don’t worry, they’ve making a stop on the Coast very soon.
No strangers to Solbar, Port Royal will be hitting the back stage to celebrate the single and it’s brand new clip on Friday night, joined by local groove kings, The Fins, and The Buzzing Towers.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
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
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.Read More
Sunny Coasters, Big Whoops get down and dirty with the frenetic new single, ‘Criminal’. The usually-alt-rock trio looks to have gone down the rabbit hole of post-hardcore with this new track, with the shouty vocals, full-on guitars, and thrashy drums all bringing to mind the likes of Sparta, At The Drive In and Thrice.Read More
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.Read More
No strangers to the Sunshine Coast, Melbourne funksters Vaudeville Smash are back on the road and heading our way with a brand new single, stopping in at Solbar on January 19th.
Made up of three brothers and two mates, no other Australian band sounds like ’em. An explosion of funk, flute, sax, synth and groove, the dance floor is packed at a VAUDEVILLE SMASH gig. In case you’re wondering, they took their name from an Italian children’s karaoke machine that was around in the late ’80s.Read More
The mighty alt-roots trio that is Dosed are on the up and up, and now they’re celebrating the release of a brand new single, ‘Wobbly Van’.
Grease up the wheels, and slam this track in your veh-he-icle as the lads launch ‘Wobbly Van’ at Solbar tonight, with a little help from Brisbane alt-roots outfit, Kurilpa Reach, and Che Burns.Read More
Ah, Christmas. A hectic time of the year, but also a time when we celebrate the year had, being thankful to the music gods for what has been released, and look forward to the new year ahead.
Beats Cartel have put their Bad Santa hats on, and are bringing one big musical Xmas party to Solbar on Thursday Dec 20th.Read More
The folk rocking traveler Tennyson King releases his “Alive” music video to celebrate the release of the COAST album. “Alive” is the second song off of the much awaited 6 song EP.
Written and recorded in Toronto by Tennyson King, produced by Dan Hosh (The Arkells, City and Colour) COAST is an album written by the Hong Kong born musician as a reflection of life’s journey during his earthly travels. It has vibes heavily inspired by The Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia.Read More
Follow the rabbit’s track with Bearfoot, as the Sunshine Coast roots gurus "Luminate" your life with their new single, reminiscing of the time spent in their own wonderland. The song sets the scene early, describing the journey the band took in February 2017 as they were invited to be a part of famous New Zealand biennial music festival, "Luminate."Read More