Elwood Myre Announce East Coast Tour

Elwood Myre
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Central Coast folk-rock duo Elwood Myre have just announced a bunch of dates up and down the east coast through the second half of February and into March.

The tour comes off the back of their brand new single “They’re Gonna Get You Too” from their upcoming record. Check out the track plus all of the dates below:

Friday 17th February – The Junkyard, Maitland, NSW
Sunday 26th February – Union Hotel, Sydney, NSW
Friday 3rd March – The Rhythm Hut, Gosford, NSW
Friday 10th March – B-East, Melbourne, VIC
Sunday 12th March – The Retreat, Melbourne, VIC
Friday 17th March – Flow Bar, Old Bar, NSW
Saturday 18th March – Federal Hotel, Bellingen, NSW
Sunday 19th March – The Fox Den, Gloucester, NSW
Saturday 25th March – The Stag & Hunter, Mayfield, NSW

Listen to Trent Williams’ New Single “What Do You Call a Man”

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Sydney based singer-songwriter Trent Williams has just released his new single “What Do You Call a Man” and it’s really really good. The track is taken from his upcoming debut EP Stories From Our Times which is due for release imminently.

Take a listen to “What Do You Call a Man” below and expect more like this from Trent Williams in 2017.

Listen to the Ryan Martin John Single “Mexico”

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Adelaide singer-songwriter Ryan Martin John has just released his wonderful, folk-rock infused single “Mexico”. John comes from the same group of Adelaide artists that are involved with Poke In The Eye Records which we know is a mark of quality.

“Mexico” is the first single from Ryan Martin John’s debut EP which will be released this year. Take a listen to “Mexico” below:

Thompson Springs Announce Australian Tour Dates with Maia Marsh

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Memphis based folk-rock band Thompson Springs are making their way to Australia next week and have a bunch of shows planned in NSW, the ACT, Victoria and Tasmania. They’ll be bringing Sydney singer-songwriter and Timber and Steel favourite Maia Marsh on the road with them.

Check out the full list of dates plus a stream of Thompson Springs’ latest EP Artifacts below:

Wednesday 11th January – Folkswagon, Cafe Lounge, Sydney, NSW
Friday 13th January – The Front, Canberra, ACT
Sunday 15th January – Retreat Hotel, Melbourne, VIC
Monday 16th January – Cherry Bar, Melbourne, VIC
Tuesday 17th January – Some Velvet Morning, Melbourne, VIC
Friday 20th January – Club 54, Launceston, TAS
Sunday 22nd January – Brisbane Hotel, Hobart, TAS
Sunday 22nd January – Suburban Bar, Hobart, TAS

Watch the New Joel Barker Video “Make It Good”

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West Australian singer-songwriter Joel Barker and his band The Low Company have had a huge years, touring all over the place and appearing at a bunch of festivals.

The latest feather in Joel Barker’s cap is his brand new single and video “Make It Good”. Check it out below:

Joel Barker & The Low Company will be officially launching “Make It Good” this Thursday at The Bird in Perth – check out the official Facebook event here.

And if you like what you hear you can donate to Joel Barker & The Low Company’s Pozible EP campaign here.

The Head and the Heart To Release New Album Signs of Light

The Head and the Heart
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American folk-rockers The Head and the Heart have announced plans to release their new album Signs of Light on the 9th September. The album will feature the track “All We Ever Knew” which they performed recently on the TV series Roadies.

As well as “All We Ever Knew” The Head and the Heart also have three other tracks from Signs of Light streaming online – “Library Magic”, “Colors” and “Rhythm & Blues”. Check them all out below:

The Levellers Announce Australian Tour

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Legendary English folk-rock band The Levellers have announced plans to return to Australia this October to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their seminal record Levelling The Land.

On the tour The Levellers will be playing Levelling The Land from start to finish along with a bunch of other favourites from their back catalogue. Levelling The Land will be reissued as a 3 disc special edition on the 18th November.

Check out the full list of Australian tour dates below:

Friday 7th October – The Factory, Sydney, NSW
Saturday 8th October – The Triffid, Brisbane, QLD
Sunday 9th October – Max Watts, Melbourne, VIC
Tuesday 11th October – The Gov, Adelaide, SA
Wednesday 12th October – Capitol, Perth, WA

Cutthroat Folk Fest Announced for Sydney

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This September some of the country’s finest folk-punk and raucous folk-rock bands are coming together in Sydney for the first ever Cutthroat Folk Fest.

Taking place at The Annandale Hotel on the 10th September, Cutthroat Folk Fest will feature the likes of The Bottlers (above), Scarlet’s Revenge, Sailors Grave and Medusa’s Wake. And best of the all the event is completely free.

For full details on Cutthroat Folk Fest check out the official Facebook event here.

Colin Lillie Announces The Renegade Gives Thanks Tour

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Alice Springs based folk-rock singer-songwriter Colin Lillie has been busy over the last couple of months releasing his most excellent singles “Give Thanks” and “Renegade”.

Now Colin Lillie is heading east with a small tour planned for Sydney, Brisbane and Gold Coast at the end of the month followed by a shows in Darwin and Alice Springs.

Check out the full list of dates below:

Wednesday 29th June – Gasoline Pony, Sydney, NSW
Thursday 30th June – Triffid, Brisbane, QLD
Friday 1st July – Night Quarter, Gold Coast, QLD
Friday 8th July – Darwin Railway Club, Darwin, NT
Saturday 23rd July – Epilogue, Alice Springs, NT

Listen to the New Colin Lillie Single “Renegade”

Colin Lillie
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Central Australian singer-songwriter Colin Lillie has just released his brand new single “Renegade”. Drawing on his folk, country and rock roots Lillie has crafted an amazing track with the help of the amazing Mark Myers.

Check out “Renegade” below:

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