March 9th, 2014
This week you have to be in Austin!
SXSW Music is the place to gorge yourself on up-and-coming artists as well as veteran musicians.
From Austin’s cassette and vinyl releasing label Holodeck Records, enjoy great DIY synth scene musicians such as bass heavy Dylan C. Australia is well represented at SXSW by singer-songwriter Vance Joy, the poppy beach rock of Lime Cordiale and the dreamy pop jams of Owl Eyes.
Join a New Orleans second line as Hot 8 Brass Band performs several shows led by tuba player Bennie Pete. At the other end of the spectrum is K-pop star and fashion designer HyunA.
Want to produce a music festival? Get the low-down from experts at this music festival session. Or find out how the music and fashion worlds collide. Catch the session with Melissa Etheridge who talks about today’s new music industry.
Close it all out with the SXSW BBQ and Softball Tournament.
There is nothing like SXSW Music. Don’t miss it!
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March 2nd, 2014
Want to come to a great party in Malaysia?
Future Music Festival Asia transforms the Bukit Jalil National Stadium in Kuala Lumpur into one happening place.
Trance, dubstep, electro, pop all make an appearance at the biggest music festival in Southeast Asia.
Deadmau5 kicks off the first day with his 100,000 watt extravaganza followed by Armin van Buuren unleashing his live show, A State of Trance 650.
Prolific pop hit wonder Pharrell Williams performs on Saturday along with Raekwon & Ghostface Killah of the Wu-Tang Clan.
Melbourne DJ/producer Will Sparks redefines the dance floor and fellow Aussie Tenzin will get you to fall under his spell.
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February 23rd, 2014
Oh, to be in Australia!
One of the best destinations on the festival circuit is the Adelaide Festival of Arts. This year, the festival continues its streak of thoughtfully curated theatre, dance, music and master classes.
Of the many highlights, be sure to check out the ones on our list.
American composer John Zorn leads a series of evening concerts in Zorn In Oz, accompanied by other stellar musicians including John Medeski and Mike Patton. Isabella Rossellini regales us with insect and sea creature sex in Green Porno. Israel’s Batsheva Dance Company return to Adelaide to perform the electrifying dance odyssey Sadeh21, their first performance at Adelaide since 1996. UK band Tiger Lillies embark on a multi-media performance of The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.
Also of special note, Australian work includes The Shadow King, an Indigenous reinterpretation of Shakespeare’s King Lear.
Go enjoy your time and transform you life!
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February 16th, 2014
Bluegrass, string bands, whiskey, craft beer, Vail Valley: Welcome to Winter Wonder Grass Festival!
For a second year, this boutique outdoor music and beer festival brings together music and beer lovers from near and far.
Greensky Bluegrass, featuring Sam Bush, takes traditional bluegrass and throws in horns and distortion to great effect. Newgrass greats The Infamous Stringdusters continue to put on a spectacular show, and Leftover Salmon represent the best of jam band music.
From 3 – 6 pm two beer halls will host craft brew tastings and a ‘pickin’ stage will feature amazing bluegrass and roots jams between sets on the main stage.
Late Night stages host jam sessions and showcases where “the fans get loose, the bands get tight and the whiskey flows”.
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February 9th, 2014
What’s the coolest place on the globe this week? Iceland, of course!
The festival juggernaut that is Sonar Reykjavik comes to Iceland with an intimate feel that stays true to its commitment to creating global events that bring together creative people.
Spearheading the current dancehall revival movement, Major Lazer headlines one of five stages with tracks from the latest hit album “Free the Universe”.
Bonobo, the downtempo experimental UK producer, will spin his kaleidoscopic electronica and Danish band When Saints Go Machine returns to Sonar with new music from “Infinity Pool”.
And, don’t miss the DJ sets in the underground car-park with great music from the likes of DJ Yamaho.
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