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THE WOMBATS ANNOUNCE SPLENDOUR SIDE SHOW – PLAYING UOW INNOVATION CAMPUS, JULY 25

Posted on June 19, 2018

The Wombats have carved out some room in their hectic schedule to add shows in Melbourne and Sydney to their Splendour appearance. The hit rate on these guys is officially getting Beatles-esque as they soak up the praise for their latest album Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life and its massive singles Lemon To A Knife Fight and Cheetah Tongue.

That’s not all folks… Splendour is pairing with Yours & Owls and have just announced a mini- festival in sunny Wollongong on Wednesday 25 Julyheadlined by your favourite marsupials with special guests Elderbrook, plus more acts soon to be announced.

Taking place on the University of Wollongong’s Innovation Campus, this not-to-be-missed event will celebrate Splendour’s imminent arrival by taking some of its biggest draw cards, rolling them up into one huge big top and putting them on show for the people of the ‘Gong.

Touring heavily across the globe with his own headline shows as well as support for artists such as Bonobo and Friendly Fires, Elderbrook will join the Wombats for their Australian leg of their tour.

Providing vocals on Camelphat’s 2017 release ‘Cola’, the massive collaboration proved to be one go the standout tracks of the year and earned both acts a Grammy nomination for Best Dance Record and has gone on to sell over 1m copies globally.

To purchase tickets to The Wombats Wollongong show, join our mailing list above to access pre-sale tix from 9am Thursday 21 June (AEST).

 

Wednesday, July 25

Tickets: $54.58 + BF – here.

THE SUPERJESUS ARE COMING TO CANBERRA – PLAYING MOLO LIVE, OCTOBER 12

Posted on June 19, 2018

The wait is finally over for fans of The Superjesus! 2016 brought the release of the ‘Love and Violence’ EP following a stellar return to the live circuit after a ten year hiatus.

 

Following an overwhelming reaction to a one-off reunion show in their hometown of Adelaide, The Superjesus have since completed a sold out national headline tour, sold out national co-headline tours with Baby Animals and The Tea Party, and shared festival stages with Van Halen, Aerosmith and Bryan Adams.

 

With 3 x ARIA Awards and multi platinum albums; Sumo, Jetage, Rock Music and hit singles Gravity, Secret Agent Man, Shut My Eyes, Down Again and more, The Superjesus are no doubt one of Australia’s most successful and respected rock bands who remain a staple on Aussie rock radio. They have expertly managed to bridge the gap between their instantly recognisable late 90s hits and their current melodic rock sound – bringing together new fans and those who’ve been loyal for 20 years.

 

Sarah McLeod and Stuart Rudd have stood the test of time, and they now boast matured musicality and more raw energy than ever before.  They are currently working on a full length album to be scheduled for 2018, look out.

 

Friday, October 12

Tickets: $35.00 + BF – here.

RAAVE TAPES EXPAND NATIONAL TOUR TO CANBERRA – PLAYING MOLO LIVE, JUNE 30

Posted on June 12, 2018

After thrilling crowds with their victorious set at Groovin The Moo Maitland, RAAVE TAPES have revealed the visual accompaniment for SUDS. The video joins the announcement the dance-punk three-piece embark on a headline national tour with a series of capital city and regional dates.

 

SUDS addresses the belief that intoxication isn’t an acceptable excuse for poor behaviour. This is the ethos RAAVE TAPES convey in their live show, where having fun is paramount – as long as it’s not at the expense of another individual.

 

Renowned for their blistering and undeniably jubilant live performances, RAAVE TAPES burst onto the scene in 2016 when they were handpicked by triple j Unearthed to perform at This That Festival. With the 2017 release of breakout singles 2 U XOXO and k bye, the band quickly harnessed an army of dedicated fans.

 

In the past year, RAAVE TAPES has completed a fifteen-date headline national tour, with multiple sold-out shows, were invited to perform with Northeast Party House, Hockey Dad and The Gooch Palms, in addition to sets at Festival of the Sun, Yours and Owls and Mountain Sounds.

 

 

Saturday, June 30th

Tickets: $10.00 + BF – here.

THY ART IS MURDER ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIAN TOUR – PLAYING UOW UNIBAR, AUGUST 23

Posted on June 12, 2018

Following the release of their crushing fourth LP ‘Dear Desolation’ which spurred a SOLD OUT Australian tour in February this year, Thy Art Is Murder will bring their relentless aggression to a regional venue near you this August.

 

Melbourne’s Alpha Wolf (with new vocalist Lochie Keogh) will come along for the ride, as well as two acts from across the ditch; metalcore stalwarts Antagonist A.D and kiwi/euro hardcore inspired Xile.

 

‘Dear Desolation’ debuted at #5 on the ARIA charts last year, which was just the beginning of yet another slew of successful tour dates around Australia and the globe. Alongside epic international acts Emmure and Fit For An Autopsy, TAIM easily sold out their Australian tour in February this year before charging over to the US for 30+ co-headline dates with slam legends Dying Fetus.

 

If that isn’t enough, the band are currently undertaking their longest ever European tour, unleashing their chaos onto a new city almost daily. This trip will see them headlining the metal stage of Europe’s beloved Download Festival, and gracing fabled metal festivals With Full Force and Graspop Metal Meeting.

 

Keeping good company on this regional bombardment, Thy Art will be joined by Melbourne’s Alpha Wolf – who have just returned in full force from a short hiatus with two new members – as well as New Zealand’s Antagonist A.D and hot newcomers Xile.

 

Thursday, August 23rd

Tickets: $25.00 + BF – here.

ALEX THE ASTRONAUT ANNOUNCES TOUR – PLAYING UOW UNIBAR, JULY 18

Posted on June 12, 2018


Alex the Astronaut has packed a lot of life into her 22 years. Never more so than in 2017 since the March release of her debut EP, To Whom it May Concern.

 

Alex the Astronaut’s new song, Not Worth Hiding, introduces a subtle change of course. It’s the first taste of her forthcoming EP See You Soon and arrives embedded with the young songwriters already signature stream-of-consciousness lyrics. Only this time Not Worth Hiding reflects a little more of its author. “This should be in your own voice / in your own time” she sings.

 

That’s a natural progression for Alex, who studies maths and physics when not writing music. As a scientist might, she sees the link between two disciplines.

 

“I like how science can help you explain the universe using bits of information that on their own wouldn’t mean anything,” she says. “You take data points and put them into a useful context. That helps both you and other people understand something, about earth or the space around us that can help us improve our daily lives.”

 

Alex says music is similar. “You use little lines written about random events, conversations or newspaper headlines, and eventually build them up into a song other people can relate to,” she says. “And just like science, sometimes people will find what you write helpful and sometimes they won’t. That’s the fun of them both – to look at what you think is important and present it to other people in a way they can understand why it means so much to you.”

 

Come and catch Alex the Astronaut at UniBar this July!

 

Wednesday, July 18th

Tickets: $15.00 + BF – here.

FLIGHT FACILITIES ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIAN TOUR – PLAYING UOW UNIBAR, AUGUST 25

Posted on June 12, 2018

After confirming their now legendary status by instantly selling out a run of dates earlier this year, Australia’s favourite electronic producers Flight Facilities today announce another huge national tour in support of gorgeous new single All Your Love.

 

Still riding high on the back of the success of recent release Need You, the boys will be showing off their much loved back catalogue and a red hot string of new hits at shows all across the country this August and September.

 

Four years on from debut album Down To Earth, Flight Facilities could be forgiven for taking some time off to put their feet up. As far as debuts go, theirs was a bonanza. Spawning two symphony concerts, an ARIA award, a Top 5 chart placing and two of the most recognisable Australian dance works of a generation in Crave You and Clair De Lune, the record was a runaway success for the duo.

 

Not wanting to rest on their laurels and feed the industry beast, the boys decided their next move was to buck the album trend and focus on releasing singles rather than long form projects.

 

The first salvo was last years Arty Boy, a collaboration with Brisbane songstress Emma Louise that showcased a smooth change in direction, tipping it’s hat ever so slightly to Prince while still maintaining a classic Flight Facilities vibe.

 

Next cab off the rank was Stranded, an instant classic collaboration created with an international dream team consisting of Broods, Reggie Watts, Saro and instrumentation by Davide Rossi, Touch Sensitive and Stella Mozgawa of Warpaint. This was followed by the currently rotating Need You and now the brand new All Your Love featuring Dustin Tebbutt a track that somehow manages to fold everything great about Flight Facilities into 4 and a half minutes of glacially building brilliance.

 

Hitting some of Australia’s most iconic venues, the extensive All Your Love tour will give punters a chance to drink in these newest concoctions at shows in Sydney, Wollongong, Newcastle, Adelaide, Perth, Brisbane, Gold Coast and Melbourne.

 

Saturday, August 25th

Tickets: $63.36 + BF – here.

2018 FESTIVAL LINE UP ANNOUNCED

Posted on May 29, 2018

 

As the sun set on last year’s monumental Yours & Owls Festival, with an all-star line-up and largest sold-out crowd to date, fans and music-lovers nationwide have been waiting with anticipation to see if 2018 will deliver yet another weekend filled with bangin’ tunes and dance floor vibes.….and the good people behind Y & O’s have not disappointed!

Across Sept 29 & Sept 30, the coastal town of Wollongong will play host to some of the most exciting artists to explode on to their hometown stage. This year the festival organisers have thrown their support behind Aussie music with a homegrown-heavy line-up, so raise those owl heads, get those vocal chords ready and prepare for one mammoth weekend.

 

CHECK OUT THE FULL LINE-UP HERE

Saturday

Peking Duk

Jungle Giants · Ocean Alley Middle Kids · Cub Sport ·

Boy Toy · Clews · Dear Seattle · Fritz · Hellions · Luca Brasi · Maddy Jane · Mallrat · Mere Women · Mezko · Moaning Lisa · Polaris · Press Club · Psychedelic Porn Crumpets · Step-Panther · Tiny Little Houses · Touch Sensitive · Yahtzel (Live) · You Beauty

Good Lekker · Easy Life · Enfant Terrible · Homewrecker · Jack R Reilly · Reaper · Space Boys · The Tin Knees · Velvet Elevator · The Zilzies

 

Sunday

Angus & Julia Stone · Alison Wonderland

Methyl Ethel · Hockey Dad · D.D Dumbo

Alex the Astronaut · Alice Ivy · Big White · Destroyer · Didirri · E^st · Jack River · Jess Locke · Johnny Hunter · Liars · Listener · Nyxen · Obscura Hail · Pist Idiots · Rolling Blackouts Coast Fever · SCABZ · Stonefield · The Vanns · Tropical Fuck Storm · Tumbleweed

Babymachine · Basil’s Kite · Cry Club · Enter The Jaguar · Kid Pharoah · Obscura Hail · Psychic Sun · Scab Baby · Spit Chewy ·Sook

VIP tickets provide express entry lanes, and access to the VIP lounge with a perfect view of the main stage. The VIP area has private toilets, and access to the exclusive VIP Bar.

Camping tickets are for Friday, Saturday and Sunday night. The campsite is located right next to the beach at Wollongong Surf Leisure Resort which is a short 10-minute walk from the festival site. Camping is for tents only and parking is off site. See full terms and conditions Here

Yours & Owls Festival is an 18+ event.

 

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ISAAC BUTTERFIELD EXPANDS AUSTRALIAN TOUR TO CANBERRA – MOLO LIVE, AUGUST 18

Posted on May 28, 2018

Comedian Isaac Butterfield takes his long awaited (By Him) debut Australian Comedy Tour “Bad For Your Health” across the country in 2018…

 

Five years after starting his stand up career in Pubs and Clubs performing to crowds of as little as 3 people and as many as 800 – Butterfield has put together his favorite jokes that might just be ‘Bad For Your Health’.

 

Boasting an impressive 400,000 followers, over 20 million video views and a total of four real life friends – Butterfield has been preparing for this show since he can remember. From the days of rocking a double chin in High School to the present days of rocking “the greatest beard ever seen by mankind” (A quote from him) this modest man can’t wait to make you Laugh, Cry and hopefully not ask for your money back.

 

Hailing from a small beach community in NSW, this pale as f**k straight white male, covers all the topics that would otherwise get him fired from any normal job and be on the front page of Buzzfeed. From race to religion and Australian culture to d**k pics.

 

Isaac Butterfield has cemented himself as the next big thing in Australian Stand up, make sure you don’t miss it.

 

” A hilarious knack for classic Australian Commentary” GQ Magazine

 

” A Bigot that relies on shock value to make people laugh” Person Without Humor, 3rd row at Show in Newcastle 2017

 

MOLO Live at Pop-Up at ANU Canberra

Saturday, August 18

Tickets: $31.16 + BF – here.

NORTHEAST PARTY HOUSE ARE COMING TO CANBERRA – PLAYING MOLO LIVE, JULY 20

Posted on May 28, 2018

High-energy party starters Northeast Party House have moved on from warehouse parties in Melbourne’s inner city to national festival closers. Northeast have built a loyal fan base around two self-produced, guitar-driven, dance-heavy LPs ‘Any Given Weekend’ & ‘Dare’, which have seen the band tour constantly in their home country as well as internationally, playing sold out headline shows and showcase events at The Great Escape (UK), CMJ (NY) and Culture Collide (LA).

 

Catch them at MOLO Live in the Pop-Up Village at ANU Canberra!

Friday, July 20

Tickets: $30.00 + BF – here.

END OF SESSION: STRAWBERRY BOOGIE FT. CLEWS – UOW UNIBAR, MAY 31

Posted on May 15, 2018

Strawberry Boogie returns for another month! For anyone who hasn’t attended a Boogie before, we have two core aims. One, to celebrate the melting pot of creativity that exists within our local realm. Giving a platform to exhibit these art forms in front of like-minded rabble, we have welcomed everything from live art, cinematography, visual mixing and independent fashion to interactive concept installations.

 

Music
CLEWS
Bugs
SCABZ
Sun Sap
Cry Club

 

Live Creative Line-up
Harry Phillips
Natalie Hunt
Shaneale Bishop
Alice Glascott
Zoe Xirocostas
Aaron Johnson
ChelseyDagger
Surf Rider

 

For anyone who hasn’t attended a Boogie before, the main aim is ‘A celebration of local creative culture’, however you want to interpret that… Come and join the party and check out what we’re all about.


What’s equally as important to us though, is bringing music from all around Aus and delivering it locally, putting these bands in front crowds that we know they deserve, but the word might be a little slow getting out so far.

Join us to celebrate and assist the growth of this thriving creative culture that we’re currently lucky enough to be immersed in.

 

 

Thursday, May 31

Tickets: $15.00 + BF – here.