RIP PHIL EMMANUEL

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One of Australia’s greatest guitar players Phil Emmanuel, brother of Tommy has died. On the night of Thursday May 24th while visiting his brother Darcy in Parkes, NSW, Phil suffered from a massive asthma attack which led to his death. “On behalf of the family, it is with great sadness…

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REVIEW: JASON BONHAM’S LED ZEPPELIN EVENING

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Palais Theatre, Melbourne May 24 Report: Greg Phillips Photos: Mark Moray Wicked Rock Photography It had been a long time coming. Jason Bonham, son of Bonzo has been playing his Led Zeppelin celebration show for eight years now and had threatened to bring it to Australia on many occasions. Originally…

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MAKE MUSIC DAY AT VIC ARTS CENTRE (JUNE 21)

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As part of Make Music Day activities on June 21st, the Melbourne public are invited to come into the Foyer areas of Arts Centre Melbourne  – in both the Theatres Building ( the one with the white spire on top) and Hamer Hall ( right next to the Yarra river…

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ERIC BOGLE ANNOUNCES ALIVE & PICKIN’ TOUR

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Eric Bogle is probably best known for his song ‘The Band Played Waltzing Matilda’, which confirmed its iconic status by appearing as a question in the Australian version of Trivial Pursuit! But he is far from being a one-hit wonder. Some of his other songs: ‘No Man’s Land (The Green…

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KURT ELLING: AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW

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The New York Times declared jazz singer Kurt Elling to be “the standout male vocalist of our time.” Over a dozen Grammy nominations, a Grammy win and topping the DownBeat Critics Poll for fourteen consecutive years would back up the New York paper’s claims. When interviewing Elling about music, as…

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