Month: October 2016

Premiere: Fugitive & The Vagabond Channel Edgar Allan Poe In Transcendent Single ‘Time Travelin Blues’

Few can say anything productive has come from time spent trawling through endless articles on Reddit. Brisbane blues rockers Fugitive & the Vagabond however, can credit Reddit, in part, for the inspiration for their latest tune Time Travelin’ Blues. “I stumbled across a random article on Reddit where someone claimed Edgar Allan Poe was a time traveller based off things he’d written about that turned out to be factual,” said front man Jordan Merrick. “The song and lyrics took shape from there, taking a wallflower approach to characters of literature, both real and fictional.” A smooth, slow-paced and lyrically...

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Bridget O’Shannessy’s Top Three Games To Play En Route To Homespun Bazaar Festival

Brisbane’s country sweetheart Bridget O’Shannessy knows a thing or two about staying occupied while travelling. Having just returned from performing at London, Shanghai and Los Angeles fashion weeks, Bridget is back home and heading to Kooralbyn to play Homespun Bazaar Festival on Saturday, 29 October with 21 other local, up-and-coming acts. With 12 hours of entertainment for the whole family, including live music, market stalls and activities for the kids, Homespun Bazaar is well worth travelling for. Situated approximately an hour West of Brisbane, the Scenic Rim town of Kooralbyn plays host to Homespun Bazaar. If you’re heading to...

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Relive Halfway’s Back Catalogue Of Singles Ahead Of Their Special Hometown Show

To celebrate the release of their latest single and over a decade of making music together, Brisbane country rock troubadours, Halfway, are playing a special hometown show at The Triffid this Saturday night, 29 October. With five albums under their belts, the band are treating local fans by playing both their debut album (Farewell To The Fainthearted) and latest album (The Golden Halfway Record) live and in full as a part of The Triffid’s first annual Longplayer Sessions. Halfway’s John Willsteed describes the band’s back catalogue as “mirror moments,” with this show giving them a chance to reflect on some...

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Four Tunes To Get You Ready For Indie Kunst This Weekend

Variety is the spice of life, and that’s exactly what promotions gurus Vincent & Jules had in mind for their newest show series, Indie Kunst, which launches this weekend. Spread over two nights (Friday 28 – Saturday, 29 October) at The Backroom, Indie Kunst brings together some of the hippest reggae, dub, rock, alternative, grunge, stoner, hard rock, folk, indie rock, indie pop, and surf punk acts from South East Queensland. “Indie Kunst is all about celebrating more music and more acts in one show,” said co-founder Amanda Terry. Designed to deliver a mini-festival experience without the worry of...

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Five Songs To Keep You Company On Your Roadtrip To Homespun Bazaar Festival

Homespun Bazaar is back again for its second year. After the success of last year’s festival, this year promises to be even bigger and better, with a selection of live music, market stalls, and family events taking over Billabong Park in Kooralbyn this Saturday, 29 September. To top it all off, all proceeds from the $2 entry fee will go towards charity Eboneigh’s Battle, to help the family of a young, local girl with Sticklers Syndrome. You’d be silly not to get behind this great event, and if you’re concerned about getting bored during the drive to Kooralbyn, don’t...

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