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ALEX WILLIAMSON ANNOUNCES AUSTRALIAN TOUR – PERFORMING IN WOLLONGONG & CANBERRA

Posted on August 23, 2018

Fresh from sold-out shows in the UK and across Australia, don’t miss the ‘Loosest Aussie Bloke’ and ‘Bogan Aussie Commentator’ Alex Williamson’s new LIVE comedy show! The brilliantly twisted mind of Alex writes a hilarious live solo show every year – don’t miss his latest new swathe of characters, songs and stand-up comedy. There’s a reason Alex sells out everywhere he goes and has a whopping three million online followers, his live show is not to be missed!

Did someone say drugs, pedos & terrorists? Probably not, alas these are just some of the topical/fun themes touched upon in this one hour honesty session. If you’re not an 85 year old church-goer, there’ll be something in this show for you. But by all means come along if you are an 85 year old church goer, just flick your hearing aid off and laugh along in a haze of dementia.
Alex’s twisted outlook will shake your faith in humanity at times, before restoring it ever so slightly, then smashing it once again beyond repair. But hey, at least it’s entertaining.

★★★★1/2 “crude, yet hilarious – it’s unfiltered, politically incorrect and downright naughty!” This Is Radelaide

★★★★ “modern comedy at its finest” All About Entertainment

★★★★ “Hilarious. Keen eye, wicked mind, razor-sharp tongue” Herald Sun

“Williamson enters a whole new realm of comedy – If you’re not afraid of going to hell, go see Alex. If you laugh, it’s nothing a few Hail Mary’s can’t fix” Lot’s Wife

 

Tickets:

GA $37.5 inc. BF || Concession $29.9 inc. BF

Wollongong || October 13 here.

Canberra || October 19 here.

YOURS & OWLS ALL AGES FESTIVAL SIDESHOW

Posted on August 21, 2018

YOURS & OWLS

HUGE 2018 ALL AGES FESTIVAL SIDESHOW LINE-UP!

SUPPORTED BY TRIPLE J

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The Jungle Giants · Mallrat · Psychedelic Porn Crumpets

Maddy Jane · Moaning Lisa · Totty · Fritz · Cry Club

Spit Chewy · Triple J Unearthed Winner

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One for the kids! Yours & Owls Festival ALL AGES Sideshow will hit Waves at Towradgi on September 29, welcoming music-lovers of all ages. This year’s all ages festival line-up does not disappoint, with big names and emerging Australian artists ready to make their mark on the Gong!

 

The Jungle Giants returned in 2017 with the highly anticipated follow up album to Speakerzoid and one thing became very clear: they have found their sound. Quiet Ferocity, featuring hit singles Feel The Way I Do’, ‘Used To Be In Love‘ and ‘Bad Dream’, catapulted across the airwaves and earned them a triple j feature album, as well as four nominations from the public in the coveted triple j’s Hottest 100. Quietly and diligently The Jungle Giants have become one of Australia’s best pop bands, playing to packed out rooms and festivals all around Australia, these guys know how to put the ‘festive’ in festival.

 

The “Hannah Montana of the rap game” aka Mallrat will be making her way to Yours & Owls this year for her debut performance at the festival. Whether it’s her music, her effervescent stage shows, her bold and striking fashion choices, or her seriously witty and funny online presence (with strong cameos from her dog/co-star on the rise Charlie), it’s all combined to amass a huge audience from Melbourne to Mexico City. Her debut EP Uninvited would go on to fetch millions of streams and launch her career. With stand out tracks ‘Uninvited,‘ and the dreamy jam ‘For Real’ – saw her stocks seriously take off.

 

In only a couple of short years, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets have already been through a well-storied existence. Coming off the blocks in 2015, the band immediately made big waves in their hometown of Perth, going on to release their debut album High Visceral (Part 1)featuring hard-hitting tracks ‘Cornflake’ and ‘Marmalade March’Their 2017 follow-up album aptly named High Visceral (Part 2) saw them head out on their second national tour, where they played to sold out crowds.

 

Releasing her debut EP Not Human At All earlier this year, talented young artist Maddy Jane is writing songs far beyond her years on a beat up guitar her mum gave her in high school. It’s been a massive 12 months for Maddy with break out singles ‘Thank You and Sorry’, ‘No Other Way’ and ‘Drown It Out’ getting high rotation on triple j. Plus, a string of supports around Australia, top it all off Maddy was chosen to support superstar Harry Styles Australia / New Zealand tour. Be sure to catch this budding superstar in the flesh at Yours & Owls.

 

Canberra-based music grads Moaning Lisa, is the product of four women finding purpose in making loud noises together. Their music operates on the edge of the grunge genre: somewhere between composed restraint and fuzzed-out, life-affirming alternative rock. ‘Carrie (I Want A Girl)‘ has been smashed on the radio and is a taste of their second EP due later this year. Creating an atmosphere entirely of their own, during their raucous live shows has seen them consistently pack out venues across the country.

 

Three-piece rock band from Wollongong, TOTTY, spent their early years writing and recording music out of their own shed. Since those days, TOTTY have burst onto the Australian music scene with debut single ‘RIFF‘ and follow up singles ‘SIGH’ and ‘Uncomfortable‘. TOTTY have moved on from their humble beginnings to share their music with the masses, touring festivals such as Sounds of the Suburbs, and supporting the likes of Ruby Fields and Skegss on sold out tours across the country.

 

Newcastle’s 18-year-old Tilly Murphy aka FRITZ is a self-proclaimed creator of ‘space cadet noise-pop’. She quietly announced her self-titled debut album last year, landing herself Independent Artist of the Week at Fbi Radio. Only a few days later her single ‘Yuk!’ was picked up by Dom Alessio at triple j, and the Tilly train took off. Welcoming in the full band, things have not slowed down since.

 

Cry Club is a 2-piece post-punk/pop band straight out of Wollongong. A collaboration between Heather Riley and Jonathon Tooke, the project aims to combine the worlds of shoegaze and post punk with pop melodies, taking equal inspiration from bands such as McClusky and Unwound, to artists like Bec Sandridge and Eilish Gilligan.

 

Bonded through love for Mexican food and 80’s films, SPIT CHEWY are a Wollongong four-piece taking cues from BlondieSonic Youth and No Doubt. In their short time together, SPIT CHEWY have shared the stage with British IndiaMaddy Jane & Psychedelic Porn Crumpets. With a vast run of gigs and festivals on the horizon, 2018 is shaping up nicely for these bright-eyed kids.

 

Yours & Owls All Ages Festival Sideshow is Licensed AA.

Minors (12 years or older) must be accompanied by a parent or responsible guardian. (A legal guardian is defined as a person over the age of 25)

 

September 29 Waves Towradgi Wollongong NSW

 

~ Tickets on sale now ~

 

Saturday, September 29

Tickets: $44.80 + BF – here.

BOOTLEG RASCAL ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIAN TOUR – PLAYING UOW UNIBAR, NOVEMBER 2

Posted on August 21, 2018

Ghetto-Dubsters, Bootleg Rascal, from Sydney and Gold Coast are masters of hip-hop infused jams and sonic brews: blending infectious alternative rhythms with “Exquisitely raspy vocals “ (theMusic.com May 2015).

 

The reprobates that make up Bootleg Rascal, as dodgy as the name suggests, include Carlos, Jimmy, and Jack.

 

The band have been touring since they formed in mid-2013 when the group of misfits first met in the back room of a seedy Sydney gig. Bonding over their love of music and tacos and spreading/sharing tales of childish escapades (still to this day). Soon after, they hit the garage and crafted together their first ep of original material and toured – up and down the east coast – their first gig was playing Woodford Folk Festival in 2013/14.

 

Their dubalicious single ‘Oh I Know’ went straight onto Triple J on high rotation and picked up play on community radio stations including: 4ZZZ, PBS and 2SER. Their hooky dub beats, sick riffs and Carlos’s sexy vocals, you’ll be singing the tunes hours after you’ve had a whiff of ‘em, and what’s more, you’ll have forgotten where you’ve picked it up from – kinda suits them to a tee.

 

2017 saw the Bootleg Rascal boys undertake their first ever headline tour of NZ with a clean sweep selling out all shows in Wellington, Auckland, Queenstown and Christchurch. Off the back of their completely sold out Aus tour, the band jumped a plane and flew straight to Europe and then to the UK to play a couple of shows, hitting capacity in Leeds and Amsterdam.

 

Having wrapped up label touring festival Shake ‘n’ Back alongside mates Boo Seeka, Gold Member, & The Moving Stills, the band are currently working on their second full length album alongside longtime collaborator/producer Ian Pritchett (Boo Seeka & Kim Churchill). The first singles ‘Love Her Like I Love You’ (2017) and With You (2017) is the first tastings of what’s to come from their forthcoming second LP. A record that emphasizes their melodic knack, unique use of loops and explores a recent obsession for 80’s sounds and drum pads taking cues from Happy Mondays, Bowie and Gorillaz.

 

Friday, November 2

Tickets: $20 + BF – here.

ANTAGONIST AD ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIAN TOUR – PLAYING MOLO LIVE @ ANU DECEMBER 2

Posted on August 16, 2018

After selling out their first two return shows, and following that up with an entire Australian run with Thy Art Is Murder, Oceanic hardcore outfit Antagonist AD are proving they’re here to stay as they announce their own headlining run across Australia with up and comers Honest Crooks and Caged Existence.

The most recent addition to the Greyscale Records line up, Antagonist AD came out swinging earlier this year with their first single No Justice, and followed it up most recently with their call to arms A.P.M.D. Of the latest single, vocalist Sam Crocker holds nothing back. “Humans are a cancer to the planet. A.P.M.D. is how our society is built upon shaky foundations – set up for failure. It’s an angry metal song with beatdowns and a hardcore mind.”

After selling out their first two return shows, and following that up with an entire Australian run with Thy Art Is Murder, Oceanic hardcore outfit Antagonist AD are proving they’re here to stay as they announce their own headlining run across Australia with up and comers Honest Crooks and Caged Existence.

The most recent addition to the Greyscale Records line up, Antagonist AD came out swinging earlier this year with their first single No Justice, and followed it up most recently with their call to arms A.P.M.D. Of the latest single, vocalist Sam Crocker holds nothing back. “Humans are a cancer to the planet. A.P.M.D. is how our society is built upon shaky foundations – set up for failure. It’s an angry metal song with beatdowns and a hardcore mind.”

 

Saturday, December 2

Tickets: $15 + BF – here.

JOSH WADE ANOUNCES AUSTRALIAN TOUR – PERFORMING WOLLONGONG AND CANBERRA

Posted on August 16, 2018

After spending 12 months trekking around Europe, Cunny arrived back home to a dystopian society and culture he once called his own: Australia…
This year, Cunny returns to the stage for his brand new national tour “Make Australia Great Again” to do just
that – bring back common sense to a world overdosed on offence culture, political incorrectness, tax dodging, nanny state, corporate oligarchs.
In this 60-minute show, Cunny presents to you, the people; his plan to make Australia the greatest country
on planet earth. A fair, equal and just society that everyone can call their own.
He is the saviour and he is determined for the elite to bow down to the Honourable Cuntorious Johnson,

Prime Minister.

Wollongong
Thursday, September 13
Tickets: $39.95 in BF – here.

Canberra
Saturday, September 15
Tickets: $39.95 inc. BF – here.

THE BRONX ANNOUNCES AUSTRALIAN TOUR – PLAYING MOLO LIVE @ ANU, CANBERRA OCTOBER 24

Posted on August 16, 2018

 

Famous for leaving a trail of exhausted, boozy, sweaty and supremely satisfied bodies in their wake THE BRONX will be unleashing a reckless level of energy; no barriers, no pause for breath, across regional Australia this October.


For the first time ever THE BRONX will be bringing their gut punch of fist-in-the-air, fire-in-the-belly anthems to towns up and down the East Coast. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for fans to see the band in intimate, sweat-filled venues, and don’t be fooled… THE BRONX aren’t a rock and roll band, they are rock and roll. 


Joining the convoy will be brutal Melbourne favourites HIGH TENSION, fresh off a sold-out national tour in support of their killer new album Purge. Rounding out the lineup with their renowned off-the-hook and unpredictable live shows, PRIVATE FUNCTION will bring their brand of uniquely Melbourne garage punk with no compromise.

 

 

Wednesday, October 24

Tickets: $65.95 + BF – here.

YOUNG LIONS ANNOUNCES CANBERRA SHOW – PLAYING MOLO LIVE, SEPTEMBER 27

Posted on August 16, 2018
“Ambitious Brisbane outfit goepic”
–Rolling Stone Magazine
In early 2013, the Australian music scene was introduced to Brisbane band, Young Lions – Zach Britt (Vocals), Morgan Castle (Bass) and Matt Gibson (Drums), who owned their sound and instantly made their mark with their debut album ‘BURN’. What ensued was a band whose alternative edge has rapidly positioned them in the forefront of the rock genre.
The October 2013 release of their debut album ‘Burn’ (released through Shock Records), was met with critical acclaim. KillYourStereo.com named it “Alternative Rock at its finest.” The title track earned them a top 40 spot in Triple J’s Short. Fast. Loud. 2013 listener poll and kick-started a relentless touring schedule in 2014 that saw the band tour to the four corners of our country.
In January of 2015, Young Lions released their sophomore album titled “Blue Isla”, praised by Rolling Stone Magazine for the band’s “undeniable charm to the songwriting” and describing the track “You Are II”, of which is the first of the three video releases, as “a sonic adrenaline rush that rivals the best of 30 Seconds To Mars”.
“’Burn’ was a record full of anger,” says bassist Morgan Castle. “‘Blue Isla’ is a huge step up for us. The record is one of beauty and maturity. Everything you’ve come to love about Young Lions-  Passion. Truth. Relevancy. It’s in this record. We’ve matured a lot and so has our music”.
Young Lions nationally supported the likes of American favourites, The Almost, and Australian legends, Antiskeptic whilst also playing spot shows with Dream on Dreamer, Oh Sleeper, Senses Fail, Lydia, Sweden’s Adept as well as Australian heavyweights Sienna Skies, Dead Letter Circus, Bayside, Hands Like Houses, Jebediah, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Hands Like Houses and Feed Her To The Sharks. Add to that their own headlining shows, Young Lions are not one to shy away from their performances having earnt a solid reputation for their live sets with Kill Your Stereo calling their recent performance supporting US rockers Bayside as “a stellar performance” and “a catchy and fervent set”.
In March 2017, the band teased the taste buds of their third studio album, titled Mr Spaceman, with the release of ‘Burn The Money’ and ‘Destroy Me’. The album is released at a peak time on the LunarCalendar – Tuesday, August 8 2017 –
the day Australia witnesses a partial lunar eclipse. Quite fitting for an album that follows a character on a journey into space.
Young Lions are a band that’s fast building momentum and on the verge of entering Australia’s elite.

Thursday, Septmeber 27

Tickets: $15 + BF – here.

STRAWBERRY BOOGIE 3RD BIRTHDAY BALL – UOW UNIBAR, AUGUST 24

Posted on August 8, 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

Genesis Owusu

The Ocean Party

Big White

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The Tin Knees

 

Live Creative Line-Up coming soon…

 

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.

 

Friday, August 24

Tickets: $15.00 + BF – here.

ADRIAN EAGLE ANNOUNCES WOLLONGONG SHOW – PLAYING UOW UNIBAR, SEPTEMBER 1

Posted on August 8, 2018

After garnering significant recognition and critical acclaim for his breakout single and video “17 Again”, touring with Thundamentals across Australia and his recent guest appearance on the Hilltop Hoods smash single “Clark Griswold”, emerging singer-songwriter Adrian Eagle today announces debut headline shows in Melbourne, Wollongong, Sydney, and Adelaide

 

Breaking out in early 2018, the uniquely stirring “17 Again” and it’s inspirational music video find Adrian sharing his journey of overcoming suicidal thoughts and mental health issues after weighing a life-threatening 270kg at seventeen years old. Provocative, aspirational and instantly memorable, the track launched the South Australian native into the Australian music consciousness, with major support from Triple J and universal praise from the public and industry alike.

 

Fast forward to now, and after dropping their name on that very song, Adrian finds himself alongside his personal heroes, the Hilltop Hoods on their new smash single ‘Clark Griswold’. His guest appearance, star turn in the music video and his performance at Splendour in the Grass 2018 has capped off an incredible first half of 2018 for Adrian Eagle, which is set to continue as he hits the road this September with his striking live show.

 

Adrian Eagle lives up to his name: this one soars high. So much honesty, heart and positivity – Dom Alessio, triple j (edited)

 

Saturday, September 1

Tickets: $12.00 + BF – here.

AUNTY DONNA ANNOUNCES AUSTRALIAN TOUR – PLAYING MOLO LIVE, OCTOBER 6

Posted on August 8, 2018

We can’t f**king wait to go on our first ever f**king music tour lol. With a f**king live band and Michelle Brasier on f**king backing vocals haha. We’ve f**king never done a f**king tour like this before lol. Limited f**king tickets lol haha.

 

Saturday, October 6

Tickets: $35.00 inc. BF – here.