jimmy barnes

Posted 16 Mar 2017 @ 11:36am

The emergence of the alt-right has resurrected an age-old question: why does all great art come from the left? Maybe it's because the right can only borrow and steal from genuine culture, writes JOSEPH EARP.


“It has become a popular mantra of progressives to claim that conservatives are unable to contribute in any meaningful way to art or entertainment in America. The sole...

Posted 23 Nov 2016 @ 6:15pm

Some 30 years ago, the ruling class of Australia’s pop and rock scenes gathered together for a series of concerts that would go on to define a generation.


The Australian Made tour ran from late December 1986 into the New Year, making its way to each of the six state capitals and attracting flocks of fans in the process.


The lineup was unbeatable: alt-rock...

Posted 19 Aug 2016 @ 9:00am

Jimmy Barnes. A man who needs no introduction.


A man who has spent the better part of his life as one of Australia’s most celebrated, prolific and respected entertainers. A husband, father and grandfather. A man who, after decades of tireless work, has nothing left to prove – at least, that’s what one would be led to believe. In actuality, Barnes is busier now than he has ever...

Posted 9 May 2016 @ 10:01am

Jimmy Barnes has announced a national tour, alongside an hour-long documentary to celebrate the release of his newest album.  


His latest album, Soul Searchin' - due Friday June 3 - follows Soul Deep (1991), Soul Deeper (2000) and The Rhythm and the Blues (2009), which have earned more than 12 ARIA Platinum Sales Awards between them as an exploration into R&B and soul music...

Posted 11 Dec 2015 @ 12:51pm

Christmas is upon us. People who aren't Bing Crosby have begun singing 'White Christmas' through the PA of your local shopping mall, and your mum's favourite artist has released a(nother) cash-grab holiday album. 


But something is missing - where are the Christmas-themed gifts for those who live on the heavier side? Where is the tacky holiday merch for your awkward cousin who...

Posted 26 Oct 2015 @ 10:45am

The biggest names in Aussie rock'n'roll are coming together in support of Thirsty Merc, after the horrific road crash last month that caused the death of the band's production manager Shane Cooper and put drummer Mick Skelton in hospital with serious injuries.


One For The Road, organised to raise money for the families of Cooper and Skelton, will feature a bunch of Oz rock...

Posted 30 Sep 2015 @ 11:27am

After a 14-year drought, Aussie rock legends Cold Chisel returned in 2012 with their seventh studio LP, No Plans. However, it was hardly a moment of triumphant rejoicing, given original drummer Steve Prestwich had sadly passed away in the midst of the album recording process.


The band pushed on, completing the record with kindred sticksman Charley Drayton (X-pensive Winos,...

Posted 24 Aug 2014 @ 12:24pm

Iconic Aussie rocker Jimmy Barnes will play For The Working Class Man and Freight Train Heart in their entirety for two special shows in Sydney and Melbourne.


The shows are in celebration of his 30-year solo career and will see Barnes play through hits such as Working Class Man, I'd Die To Be With You Tonight and No Second Prize. As a further celebration of the milestone,...

Posted 14 Jul 2014 @ 3:29pm

In celebration of his 30th anniversary as a solo artist, Jimmy Barnes has announced a special A Day On The Green national tour this November and December.


The tour will take place in wineries across New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria and Tasmania. It coincides with the release of his 30/30 Anniversary album, which features re-recordings of 15 of his biggest hits while...

Posted 3 Jun 2014 @ 12:02pm

Utes. Utes and rock'n'roll. It doesn't get much more Aussie than Jimmy Barnes, Morgan Evans, James Reyne, Ross Wilson and Spiderbait, who are among the artists announced on the 2014 Deni Ute Muster lineup.


There'll be visitors from America too, even though they're more inclined to call a ute a "pickup" there. Coming our way are Blackjack Billy, Gary Allan and The Mavericks....


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