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Here's your chance to win an all-inclusive package to FOMO 2020

Open to ticket holders to BROCKHAMPTON's stand-alone Perth sideshow, the package includes VIP tickets, flights, accom and more.

21 days ago

BIGSOUND's 2019 billing is the cream of the crop of our next generation

Featuring Spacey Jane, Tasman Keith, Tones and I, Milan Ring, Mickey Kojak and a tonne of others, this year's billing is 10/10.

27 days ago

Grapevine Gathering announces 2019 lineup feat. Two Door, Flight Fac, Mallrat + more

Including their first venture to Perth, the festival is pulling out the big guns in 2019.

1 month ago

Drip World promises to be 'Australia's biggest urban festival', but will it deliver?

The festival will stomp into Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth around the same time as Listen Out.

1 month ago

FOMO announce BROCKHAMPTON as 2020 headliner, announce Perth sideshow

Catch the "best boy band since One Direction" around the country this January, including a special show at Belvoir Amphitheatre.

1 month ago

Grapevine Gathering announces WA expansion, plots 2019 dates

Organised by the crew behind Beyond The Valley, the festival will bring some of music's best to three locations this Summer.

2 months ago

Listen Out’s 2019 lineup re-affirms hip-hop’s Australian dominance

ScHoolboy Q, JPEGMafia, Denzel Curry, Slowthai and more dominate a festival billing led by Australian electronic heavyweight Flume.

2 months ago

We're throwing a huge 7th B'Day bash ft. Willaris. K and Triple One

Taking over Jack Rabbit Slim's on April 24th, our 7th B'day is all about the acts of tomorrow.

3 months ago

Chance, Tame, Gambino + more: Splendour In The Grass drop their 2019 lineup

Also taking over North Byron Parklands this July are SZA, Foals, James Blake and a whole heap more.

4 months ago

Pssst, Kevin Parker and Nick Allbrook are DJing in Perth this weekend

They'll be playing a special weekender showcase by Perth fashion label Hickey Hardware, at the Alex Hotel.

4 months ago

Flume announces new mixtape as a new song soundtracks Lollapalooza's trailer

The Australian electronic mastermind will release his first music in three years, a mixtape, tomorrow.

4 months ago

The Cure, Maggie Rogers, Teyana Taylor, Stella Donnelly + more announced for Vivid

Also joining the Sydney cultural extravaganza is Underworld, Herbie Hancock and the long-awaited return of Middle East.

4 months ago

Downsyde, Noah Dillon lead RTRFM's In The Pines 2019 lineup

In its 26th year, the event will continue to blend some of WA's best talent with one of our most picturesque venues.

4 months ago

WAM announce their 2018/2019 Song of the Year competition

The hunt to find the best song of out of WA last year is on - enter now!

5 months ago

The One Day crew are taking over the Perth night time with Friday Night Lights

Mixing their signature selection of DJs with a pair of hip-hop up-and-comers, Friday Night Lights will take over Elizabeth Quay on March 22.

5 months ago

Perth's Planet X returns for second event, led by Lone, Fred P + more

The Perth open-scale dance event makes a return after a successful debut last year.

5 months ago

Groovin' The Moo announce a bumper-to-bumper 2019 line-up

The regional Australian festival welcomes one of their strongest line-ups to date.

6 months ago

WA Premier Mark McGowan: "I think [pill testing] could actually risk lives."

While WA has largely dodged festival deaths, the heat on our politicians to introduce pill testing is still on.

6 months ago

Toto's Africa will play 'for eternity' in Africa because memes and solar power

Namibian-German artist Max Siedentopf is using solar energy and speaker stacks to create a 24/7 loop of Africa forever.

6 months ago

Brace yourself for clashes: Here are the Falls 18/19 set times

Plus, a couple of great Australian names join the bill in Marion Bay and Lorne.

7 months ago

Cardi B doing an ASMR interview will definitely make you feel something

Something to get you...ready (?) for her upcoming Origin Fields headline.

9 months ago

Skegss, Wafia, WAAX and more: Meet the Aussies flying our flag at SXSW '19

The Austin-based mega-festival has announced is mammoth first billing, with a bunch of Aussie artists leading the charge.

9 months ago

Linda Marigliano and Dylan Alcott are hosting a new live music TV show on ABC

Titled The Set, the party will kick off October 31 with guests such as Angus and Julia Stone, Vera Blue, Ball Park Music and The Presets lined up already.

10 months ago

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