Barunga Festival Announced for 2017

March 22, 2017

The Barunga Festival, one of Australia‟s most important cultural events has announced its 2017 program will be held from June 9 – 11. With thirty-three years as Indigenous Australia’s premier destination for music, sport and […]

AMA Americana Airplay Chart for week of (3/20/2017)

March 21, 2017

Rank Spins 2W LW TW   ARTIST (Stations Playing | Stations Added) Title  Label TW LW 2W Total 1 1 1   NIKKI LANE  (74|0) Highway Queen  New West 674 714 747 5958 2 2 2   RYAN ADAMS  (65|2) Prisoner  PAX-AM/Capitol ^671 663 […]


March 21, 2017

WOMADelaide’s SILVER JUBILEE by TONY HILLIER Boundaries may have blurred and parameters extended over its 25 years, but WOMADelaide has unwaveringly maintained its status as Australia’s most stimulating and satisfying festival. In terms of diversity […]

REVIEW: 41st Port Fairy Folk Festival

March 21, 2017

41st Port Fairy Folk Festival 10-13 March 2017 Diehard folkies came to Port Fairy (Pyipgil) to revel in Celtic, colonial, rootsy acoustic, spoken word and electrified shenanigans. The enduring coastal event is nothing, if not […]


March 21, 2017

Record Store Day in Australia has announced their first ambassadors for 2017. In alphabetical order by last name, AMRA is very pleased to welcome the following roster of Australian music identities:  Robert Forster Robert Forster […]

The East Pointers Touring Australia From March Until May

March 17, 2017

On the back of winning Ensemble of the Year at the Canadian Folk Music Awards in December, Prince Edward Island’s The East Pointers announced they were touring Australia in 2017. Having already played Tasmania, WOMADelaide (and WOMAD NZ), and Victoria earlier this […]

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