Kayso Grande + Mantis Empire + Dosed line-up for Roots Rock Reggae Sunday at The Shared

Another favourite musical institution on the Sunshine Coast continues to bring the roots/reggae/rock (and funk) goods on Sundays.

Yandina’s The Shared have been cooking up musical Sunday feasts for the last few years, and there’s a solid underground following for these events, which are light on the attitude, and heavy on the good vibes.

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The Tommyhawks take 'Underground Raptor' on the road - playing Solbar March 29th.

An unassuming scruffy bunch with a penchant for dogs, chooks, the beach and pizza; don’t be fooled by their chilled demeanour; once they hit that stage; these girls play hard. A fierce femme-fatale foursome with a knack for picking the shittest camper van to tour in; The Tommyhawks are a loveable rogue of a band who will intoxicate your every sense and leave you wondering whaaaat?!

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Sunny Coast Rude Boys to raise the roof at Imperial Hotel - March 2

Put Saturday 2 March in your diaries as the 'Rudies' (The Sunny Coast Rude Boys) are returning to The Imperial Hotel Eumundi to raise the roof!

The Sunny Coast Rude Boys are an eight piece soundwave playing uplifting ska and reggae, and drawing on musical influences that have shaped this genre from the Jamaican movement through to UK Two Tone.

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Coast's own Dead Kelly and Muules up for nomination - This year's Hardest 100

While the biggest music vote in Australia has been and gone, another remains which focuses on the more alternative and heavier acts.

With thanks to digital radio station, The Faction, the nominations for this year’s Hardest 100 have been up and running for a few weeks, with a week to go before voting closes.

And the Sunshine Coast has a couple of acts up for nomination, with Aussie metal legends, Dead Kelly, and alt-rock trio, Muules both with entries in this year’s countdown.

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Aussie Hip Hop legends, Butterfingers celebrate 15 years of 'Breakfast at Fatboys' - playing The Villa Noosa March 1

After a massive 2018, which has already seen Aussie hiphop royalty Butterfingers release new music, head out on tour and play a string of killer showcases at BIGSOUND, the legendary group have today announced the 15 Years of Fatboys Australian tour. The epic run kicks off on March 1, 2019 at The Villa in Noosa, before moving through to the Gold Coast, Brisbane, Wollongong, Newcastle, Sydney, Adelaide, Frankston, Geelong, Belgrave, Dunsborough, Perth, Hillarys, Melbourne, Hobart, Townsville, Airlie Beach, Toowoomba, Ipswich, and wrapping up at The Northern in Byron Bay on April 26, supported nationally by Melbourne MC, Fresh Violet.

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Caravãna Sun and LaBrassBanda join forces for huge co-headline tour - playing Solbar March 15

With the dust barely settled on their last acclaimed Australian jaunt, Caravãna Sun are gearing up to do it all again, this time bringing the wildly talented LaBrassBanda out to Australian shores to join the party. The highly anticipated co-headline tour will see this dynamic bill make their way up and down the East Coast over ten blistering shows on the ‘Horn Haus Party Tour’, giving audiences a chance to get up close and personal with some of the best brass band music out of Bavaria, as well as receiving a dose of that intense Caravãna Sun magic direct from the source.

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Blues Acardia bring their 'Carnival of Fools' to Imperial Hotel, Eumundi

The eagerly anticipated full-length album CARNIVAL OF FOOLS from Brisbane dirty-soul act BLUES ARCADIA is a record that almost didn’t get made. Personal struggles and a band implosion shortly after they began the process of following up their award-winning self-titled debut release of 2016 saw them scrapping the results of their initial recording sessions and figuring out where to start again.

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Duncan Saige announces new single and tour for 'Thoughts of You Without Me' - playing Solbar Feb 10th

Kicking off 2019 with some excellent laid-back summery feels, Margaret River's Duncan Saige is pleased to announce his new single Thoughts of You Without Me. A universal love song about the transition of going through a break-up, the track is a first taste of Duncan's new EP due out this year.

Catch Duncan Saige, with Luke Fox at Solbar on February 10th, or at The Shared on February 9th.

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Dead Kelly release new single, 'Butchered with a Boomerang'

Every year, towards the end of January, when the majority of the country takes a public holiday, a couple of Sunny Coast fellas throw on their blue Bonds singlets, pull their balaclava’s over their face, and celebrate with a couple of cold ones, basking in the glory of their hard work, and absolutely insane musical concepts.

Dead Kelly have done it again, upping the ante, and releasing the brand new belter - ‘Butchered with a Boomerang’.

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