Get your ass to BADGIRL GARDEN @ World Bar, Sydney


When: Thursday 13th April, 2017

Where: The World Bar, 24 Bayswater Road, Kings Cross (The Tea Room)


Festival No. 6 Drops a 2017 Line Up worth travelling for!

Multi-award winning Festival No.6 (7-10 September) has just announced the headliners for this year’s festival – The Flaming Lips, Mogwai and Bloc Party.

The Cinematic Orchestra, Wild Beasts, Rag’n’Bone Man, Laura Mvula, Kate Tempest, Arab Strap, The Cribs, and many more have also been confirmed in first wave.

Rightfully renowned for its electronic bill, No.6 has also unveiled the first of its DJ/electronic line-up. Leading the bill is drum and bass original and Metalheadz label boss Goldie performing his new album The Journey Man. Also joining are nu-disco heroes Hercules and Love Affair, Joy Orbison, Benji B, Joe Goddard Live, Mr Scruff, Mary Anne Hobbs, Horse Meat Disco, Justin Robertson, Running Back Super Ball: Henrik Schwarz (Live), Gerd Janson and Fort Romeau, David Holmes, Steve Davis & Kavus Torabi, Kevin Rowland (Dexys DJ Set), Down to the Sea and Back, Heavenly Jukebox and Purple Stardust - the ultimate Prince and Bowie disco

The arts and culture programme includes reigning Welsh national champions and No.6 favourites The Brythoniaid Welsh Male Voice Choir, who will be performing all the cover versions they have done for No.6 over the years, and a couple of new surprises. 

Festival No.6 is an intimate, bespoke banquet of music, arts and culture, taking place over the weekend of the 7-10 September in the magical village of Portmeirion, Wales. With many more music acts a huge arts and cultural line-up, new venues and Michelin starred-chefs yet to be revealed the 2017 edition of Festival No.6 is certain to be the most impressive to date.

Read our review of the 2016 edition here

Event Details

Event: Festival No. 6

Line up: Bloc Party, Goldie, The Cinematic Orchestra, The Rhythm Method, Formation, Horse Meat Disco and many more

When: 7th - 10th September 2017

Where: Portmeirion, Wales

Cost: Tier Two tickets on sale now from £180 - £205 +bf

More info and tickets: 


Sounds of Afrobeats Festival Returns and Announces Killer Line-Up

Sounds of Afrobeats Festival is back for the fourth time and has announced a killer line-up for their iconic festival on the 29th April at Greenwood Hotel, Sydney.

The festival seamlessly brings together Sydney’s diverse cultures and as usual the Soul of Sydney DJ’s will bring back the funk and joining them will be DJ Fasmwa, Dante, Don Juan, Ronnie, Afrodisiaq and Kristelle. 

Kinetic, earth-shaking and with famously electrifying live performances Sounds of Afrobeats Festival are ready to start off with a bang.

The DJ’s will deliver an intense energy, exuberant style and African polyrhythms from genres including: AfroBeats, Tribal House, Afro Fusion, Soukous, Lingala, Rumba and more.

The festival aims showcases the culture of the African continent through dance, live performances and many other aspects that create a culturally rich, enjoyable atmosphere. 

Event Details

When: Saturday 29th April 2017

Time: 3pm - 11pm 

Where: Greenwood Hotel, 36 Blue Street, North Sydney



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Soundwave Croatia announces full line up for 9th edition

The sublime Soundwave has just announced more new artists, completing the lineup for its 9th return this summer to beautiful Tisno.

Indicative of the long-running event’s ambition, Soundwave has curated its most inspired lineup ever, including genre-leading live bands, iconic artists of immense repute, scene-defining DJs and some of the new generation of talent bursting through the ether. As one of the region’s most revered and established festivals, it is not resting on even one laurel, with Soundwave’s heart beating around musical exploration in an odyssey of the known and the unexpected.

Good friends of Stimulate your Soul; The Pharcyde have just been announced for this summers edition, along with Laura Mvula, Roni Size, Sadar Bahar, Moses Boyd, Alexander Nut, Mr Thing, Mall Grab, Medlar, Chaos In The CBD, Ross From Friends, Contours, Anchorsong and many more. 

They join the already announced Roy Ayers, Gilles Peterson, Go Go Penguin, Yussef Kamaal, Egyptian Lover, Josey Rebelle, Horse Meat Disco,MNDSGN and Donna Leake and more.

Advance tickets are just £129, for all the details visit




Hip-Hop duos of all time – Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth have announced shows together for the first time in Australia.

Emerging from Mount Vernon, New York in the early 90’s, the pair combined Pete Rock’sunique production, which fused intricate soul samples and jazz breaks to create NY’s quintessential boom-bap sound, with CL Smooth’s thought-provoking and philosophical lyrics.

This combination saw the duo become one of the most influential and legendary hip-hop groups of all time. Performing hits off ‘Mecca & The Soul Brother’‘The Main Ingredient’, and ‘All Souled Out’, the duo start their tour in Melbourne on the 8th of March, before stopping in Sydney, Adelaide and Perth.

Wednesday 8th March – MELBOURNE, Prince Bandroom Tickets from
Thursday 9th March – SYDNEY, Metro Theatre Tickets from  
Friday 10th March – ADELAIDE, Uni Bar Tickets from
Saturday 11th March – PERTH, Rosemount Hotel Tickets from

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