Folk Festivals in Australia

There are large numbers of festivals in Australia each year with the calendar being full the whole year around. The climate of the country is perfect for people to experience out door celebrations over a 2 or 3-day period. The psyche of the average Australian is that they are active, they love the great out-doors and they love to party. The festivals are wide ranging, covering different cultures such as the indigenous Aborigines, right through to the music preferences of today’s young people. One of the largest folk festivals in the world is the Woodford Folk Festival held in Woodfordia, 72km north of Brisbane, Queensland between December 27th and January 1st each year. [caption id="attachment_65" align="alignleft" width="295"] New Year’s Eve...

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All About Kylie Minogue

Kylie Minogue world-renown actress and singer that has topped the international pop and dance charts with her famous tracks “Can’t Get of My Head” and “Slow”. Kylie was born on 28th May 1968 in Melbourne, Australia. Started her career as a TV actress in her local area, in a soap opera “Neighbors, starting in1986.” as a young girl playing the Charlene character. She stepped on to singing and made a hit with our popular cover “The Loco-motion,” publicized by L. Eva. In 1988, Minogue furthering her career joined the musical team of Aitken, Waterman, and Stock, where she dropped her first album, Kylie Minogue became a world known singer after various singles and dance-pop albums with a fan base all...

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All About Urban Keith

Urban Keith is a country musician and a guitarist and a Grammy award winner. He is well-known in both Australia and the United States. He was born in 1967, on the 26th of October, in Whangarei part of New Zealand. He had his college education at Sir Edmund Hillary College in South Auckland, New Zealand. He left school after he turned 15 years to follow his music career. He moved to Queensland, Australia when he was 17 years together with his parents. His parents were in support of his musical passion, being fans of American country music themselves. His father enrolled him in a music school to take guitar lessons. [caption id="attachment_52" align="alignright" width="206"] URBAN KEITH[/caption] His father made a...

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All About Sia

Sia Kate Isobell Furler popularly known has Sia an Australian songwriter, singer and she is even a producer of records and has directed music videos. She was born on the 18th of December 1975. CAREER Sia started her musical career as a singer in the city of Adelaide with the acid Jazz band crisp during the mid 1990’s. During 1997 when the Crisp disbanded, she decided to release her debut studio album that was titled only see in Australia. She then moved from Australia to London and provided vocals for the British duo Zero 7. In the year 2000, Sia joined into Sony Music's sub-label Dance Pool and she then released an album her second studio album titled Healing is...

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All About Flume

Flume is a nickname for an Australian musician, record producer and DJ named Harley Edward Streten. Flume, born on the 5th of November 1991. His first self-titled debut studio album, the flume was released on the 9th of November 2012 receiving lots of positive reviews. Flume is credited as the founder of future bass and played a significant role in making the genre accessible. His Flume album topped the ARIA Albums Chart and thereby reaching double platinum recognition in Australia. EDUCATION AND PERSONAL LIFE Flume’s father Glen Staten is a record producer and a filmmaker while his mother Lyndall is a former teacher and a horticulturist. He had his childhood on the Northen Beaches of Sydney alongside his younger sister....

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Great Male Artists from Australia

There are many world-renowned Australian male artists in the music industry. This is a short list that highlights the achievements of just some great male artists from Australia. John Peter Farnham [caption id="attachment_19" align="alignright" width="220"] John Peter Farnham[/caption] During the over 50 years of his career, Farnham has become one of Australia’s best-known and most popular male artist. He is the only Australian artist whose records made No 1 in five consecutive decades. The English-born Australian pop-rock singer was a teen pop idol for 12 years. Although he was a member of the Little River Band for a while, most of his work has been as a solo artist. He’s gone on tours with artists like Jimmy Barnes, Stevie Nicks,...

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Great Female Artists from Australia

There are many world-renowned Australian female artists in the music industry. This is a short list that highlights the achievements of just some great female artists from Australia. Kylie Minogue Kylie is a renowned singer-songwriter and an actress. Beginning her career with Australian television series such as “Skyways” and “Neighbour”, she proceeded to become one of the great Australian female artists. Most of her albums are hits including “Kylie”, “Rhythm of Love”, “Kylie Minogue”, “Fever”, and “Body Language”. Apart from her several works on movies, her concerts and music style are loved by all. She is regarded as the “Princess of Pop”. She has received 4 ARIA Awards, 2 Brit Awards, and an Order of the British Empire (OBE) for...

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Great Music Venues in Australia

It is not uncommon to visit Australia for music as there is always one music concert or the other happening. Below are some great music venues in Australia. Docklands Stadium – Docklands Although the stadium is primarily used for Australian rules football, it also hosts other sporting events as well as special events and concerts. It is among the largest music venues in Australia. Events that have been held at the Docklands Stadium include concerts by many famous artists with over 180,000 people in attendance. Also known as the Etihad Stadium, this great concert venue hosted the live performances by Adele, AC/DC, Eminem, Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, KISS, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra,...

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