The Vengabus is Coming

How would your inner '90s child feel if I told you the Vengabus is coming - for real? That's what we're in for this November 3 when the Vengaboys crashland in Hobart for the very first time. And we guarantee you'll get to party like it's 1999. As a Hobart child growing up in the [...]

Clare Bowditch: Love, Life, and Song

Gorgeous, selfless, and insanely talented. ARIA award winning singer-songwriter Clare Bowditch has got it all, and chats with us about love, life, and song. Clare Bowditch has worked her way to success since breaking out onto the scene in the late 1990s with her band Red Raku. The former Rolling Stone Woman of the Year [...]

Saskwatch: Nose Dive

Soulful Melbourne nine-piece Saskwatch are celebrating the release of their new album Nose Dive. Trumpeter Liam McGorry talks friendship, The X-Files, and playing for children in Spain. Nose Dive is quite a shift away from Saskwatch's first release Leave it all Behind, which came about rather unintentionally. “We started out busking without any original songs [...]

Tim Campbell: High School Disco

  Tim Campbell was born to entertain. The House Husbands, Dancing with the Stars, and Home and Away talent has spent years working his way through the Aussie arts scene as a singer, actor, and TV host. He's with new release High School Disco, bringing us the best hits from the '70s and '80s. So [...]

Hallucinogenic: Ben Lee talks Ayahuasca

One of the most successful singer-songwriters of our time, Ben Lee has produced hit after Indie-pop hit - picking up four ARIAs, two APRA Awards, and copious nominations along the way. The Aussie musician chats about his new album Ayahuasca and the spiritual, hallucinogenic substance which inspired it. The Sydney-sider first broke onto the scene [...]

Russell Morris: Van Diemen’s Land

Aussie legend and ARIA Hall of Fame inductee Russell Morris is back with new album Van Diemen's Land - the second in a trilogy which shares stories of our nation's past. His historically inspired album features special guests from bands including Midnight Oil, The Living End, Daddy Cool, and Chain. Russell tells us why it's [...]

Christopher Coleman Collective: Album Debut

One of Tasmania’s brightest rising stars Christopher Coleman this week hit up the Spiegeltent with the world premier of his debut album Christopher Coleman Collective. The Ten Days on the Island gig marked the album’s international launch and Chris shares his thoughts on the release After scoring first place in the performance category of the [...]

Dave Graney: a Humble ’90s Rocker

Hardcore guitarist, songwriter and performer Dave Graney has been hailed as a ‘cryptic rock voyager’, a ‘tooled up clown’, and a ‘freewheeling champ’ during his 25 year album career. The ‘90s rocker shares the ups and downs of his career in the Aussie music industry.STEPH: You've said your music is loaded with ideas and emotions- [...]

“The Future of Music”: Lolo Lovina

When you live in a multicultural society, world music is right at your doorstep. Aussie band Lolo Lovina have brought together musicians from all corners of Europe to create a melting pot of gypsy madness, and are bringin’ their thang to the Homestead on February 7. Lead singing gypsy Sarah Bedak tell us why Lolo [...]