All eyes were on Optus Stadium’s light show during the AFL grand final’s half-time entertainment, even though it seems some of the lights didn’t come to the party.
The second hottest ticket in town this week was pop superstar Dua Lipa’s Perth concert in November next year, selling out in Auckland, Sydney and Melbourne.
Perth International Jazz Festival invites singers, musicians and audience to ‘Come Play’ over a weekend in Perth on November 5-7 and the following Saturday, November 13, in Busselton.
When everything started closing down last year at the start of the pandemic, award-winning songwriters and storytellers Gina Williams and Guy Ghouse decided they could either stop gigging and call it quits or use the time to create. Thankfully they took the second option and started working on multiple projects including a commission for WA Opera sung in Noongar language.
Darlington Quartet and Graeme Gilling step up for Musica Viva at Perth Concert Hall with Mozart, Beach and WA’s Jayakumar
WA rock royalty John Butler has hailed the AFL grand final as a ‘massive moment’ for the local arts scene, which has sacrificed more than most in the pandemic.
Aussie hip-hop artist Drapht will make Albany the final stop on his regional tour in November as he shares a highly anticipated new album.
Australian String Quartet return to Perth after 18-month pandemic pause, with Perth soprano Sara Macliver and clarinettist Ashley Smith at St George’s Cathedral
She’s performed for hundreds of thousands of people in the Phantom of the Opera on London’s West End, but the AFL grand final will be the biggest live audience of Amy Manford’s career.
Vika and Linda Bull have often performed Paul Kelly’s portentous song in concert and recorded a version for their 1999 album, Two Wings.
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Rolling Stone magazine has given its 2004 list of the greatest 500 songs of all time what some detractors are describing as a ‘woke’ makeover.
Perth rockers Birds of Tokyo lead the all-Australian talent lined up for the Telstra AFL pre-match and half-time shows at Optus Stadium on September 25. SEE THE FULL LINE-UP HERE
A hip injury has forced singer-songwriter Elton John to postpone European dates on his world tour until 2023 so he can have an operation.
Australian music’s night of nights, the ARIA Awards, has announced there will be major changes to the award show as the organisation transforms to be more inclusive.
A Sydney health department has issued a hilarious takedown of a bizarre vaccine myth being peddled by US rapper Nicki Minaj.
The looming date for a legal showdown between pop star Katy Perry and Australian designer Katie Perry may need to be abandoned.
WA Symphony Orchestra, Asher Fisch & Grace Clifford play Chausson, Shostakovich & Wagner at Perth Concert Hall
The MTV Video Music Awards kicked off with controversy after notorious UFC fighter Connor McGregor and Megan Fox’s latest squeeze Machine Gun Kelly got into a red carpet dust up.
Pop singer Britney Spears is engaged to her longtime partner, after a recent legal victory in the conservatorship that controls her life.
The winner of The Voice 2021 was bursting with gratitude at the end of an epic finale.
Living on the fat of the land in northern California, Luke Steele unveils H3000.
WA Symphony Orchestra promises quality and continuity in 2022 program
Albany’s Chey Sleeman shares what life is like as a musician during lockdown in Melbourne as his new single hits more than 10,000 streams within two weeks on Spotify.
HIP Company present Bach Together Again, first anniversary concert at St Andrew’s Church, Subiaco
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