News 5 November 2018

2018 ARIA Week Program Announced Celebrating Its Biggest Line Up Ever

ARIA Week returns to Sydney from November 16th with its biggest, dynamic and exciting line-up yet. ARIA Week presents a program of special one-off gigs, showcases, conferences and events taking place in and around Sydney and NSW in celebration of Australian...

2018 ARIA Week Program Announced Celebrating Its Biggest Line Up Ever

ARIA Week returns to Sydney from November 16th with its biggest, dynamic and exciting line-up yet. ARIA Week presents a program of special one-off gigs, showcases, conferences and events taking place in and around Sydney and NSW in celebration of Australian music coinciding with the 2018 ARIA Awards with Apple Music.

Presented in partnership with the NSW Government, ARIA Week will once again see Sydney abuzz with the very best artists and groundbreaking music industry conferences, showcasing the wealth of talent and opportunity the Australian music scene has to offer.

ARIA is thrilled to confirm that Zane Lowe, Creative Director and DJ for Apple Music’s Beats 1, will return to Sydney for ARIA Week where he will put the spotlight on Australian music and showcase local artists to Apple Music’s 50 million paying subscribers in over 115 countries.

Considered one of the most influential tastemakers in music, Zane will moderate a special ARIA Masterclass held at the Telstra CIC on Tuesday, November 27. Inspired by Apple Music’s 'The New' playlist series which celebrates emerging hip-hop talent, Zane will be joined by special guests from the Australian hip-hop community to discuss music, rising talent and the growing influence of young, diverse artists from every corner of the continent.

Zane Lowe says, “I'm excited to return to Sydney for the ARIAs and celebrate the best of Australian music. I’ll be collaborating with local artists to bring The New Australia playlist to life at the ARIA Masterclass, and along with the Beats 1 team, share the best Australian music to a global audience of music fans.”

ARIA Chief Executive, Dan Rosen said “This year’s ARIA Week offers an incredible array of events and gigs for music lovers from Sydney to  Newcastle to Byron Bay. ARIA is delighted to welcome back Zane Lowe to Sydney for this year’s ARIA Masterclass. With more than 15 years in the business, Zane Lowe has been at the forefront of the global music industry, and we look forward to him sharing his insights at the ARIA Masterclass.’’

NSW Minister for Tourism and Major Events, Adam Marshall said, “It’s fantastic to see this year’s program of ARIA events extend further into regional NSW, driving tourism to our country towns to celebrate the best of Australian music. We’re delighted to once again host this incredible line-up of events and performances and look forward to welcoming artists and fans for this iconic celebration of musical talent to our State.”

The ARIA Awards is the flagship event of the Australian music calendar, and the coinciding ARIA Week is certainly no exception. It is a significant celebration of local music that presents the best and brightest of the unique and distinctive Australian music industry throughout the venues of Sydney.

Sydney venues can become an official part of the ARIA Week program by registering their shows on the ARIA Week website - www.ariaawards.com.au/aria-week/register-gig. Registered shows will be added to the list of official gigs on the ARIA Week website.
 

ARIA WEEK AT A GLANCE

Friday 16th November - Ausmusic T-Shirt Day
Friday 16th November - Rockwiz @ Civic Theatre, Newcastle
Sunday 18th November - Rockwiz @ Anita’s Theatre, Thirroul
Monday, 19th November - ARIA & CMAA Presents: 2018 ARIA Week Country Showcase Feat. 2018 ARIA Award Nominees Adam Eckersley & Brooke McClymont, Fanny Lumsden, The Wolfe Brothers & Travis Collins
Tuesday 20th November - Rockwiz @ Enmore Theatre
Tuesday 20th November - Women in Music Sydney presented by ARIA @ The Star
Wednesday 21st November  - Mental Health Summit  - Support Act @ Studio 301
Wednesday, 21st November - ARIA Week Western Sydney Showcase Feat. Nathaniel @ The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre
Wednesday 21st November - Music NSW and ARIA Present: What is Distribution, Sync & Publishing @ Wayward Brewery

Wednesday 21st November - Mamasan Bondi Live: JAZZ + SOUL w/ Jesse Redwing, Tash Wolf & Dom Diaz
Wednesday 21st November -   NOVA Red Room ARIA WEEK featuring Vera Blue
Wednesday 21st November - Gang Of Youths - Say Yes to Life Tour @ Enmore Theatre
Thursday 22nd November - Moju Juju Headline Show @ Oxford Art Factory
Thursday 22nd November - PPCA and Golden Age Cinema presents Fascinator
Thursday 22nd November - Gang Of Youths - Say Yes to Life Tour @ Enmore Theatre
Thursday 22nd November - Studio 301 Producer's BBQ @ Studio 301, Alexandria
Thursday 22nd November - NOVA Red Room ARIA WEEK featuring Amy Shark
Friday 23rd November - Start Me Up!
Friday 23rd November - Swarovski Red Carpet Launch
Saturday 24th November - Dirt Girl Showcase Feat. Bunny Racket & King Bunny @ The Farm, Byron Bay
Saturday 24th November - PPCA and Golden Age Cinema presents Gordi
Monday 26th November - A Universal Music ARIA Week Showcase: Odette (EMI), Alex Lahey (Caroline), Moza (UMA)  
Monday 26th November - Don't Stop The Music Instrument Donations Event via Salvos During ARIA WEEK @ Salvos, Tempe
Monday 26th November - Gang Of Youths - Say Yes to Life Tour @ Enmore Theatre
Monday 26 November  -  NOVA Red Room ARIA WEEK featuring Keith Urban
Tuesday 27th November - ARIA Masterclass @ Telstra CIC
Tuesday 27th November - War Child Presents The Wombats @ Oxford Art Factory
Tuesday 27th November - Gang Of Youths - Say Yes to Life Tour @ Enmore Theatre
Tuesday 27th November  -  NOVA Red Room ARIA WEEK featuring Vance Joy
Thursday 29th November  -  NOVA Red Room ARIA WEEK featuring Keith Urban
Thursday 29th Nov
ember - E^ST - ‘Life Ain’t Always Roses’ EP Tour 2018
Thursday 29th November - Gang Of Youths - Say Yes to Life Tour @ Enmore Theatre
Friday 30th November - Gang Of Youths - Say Yes to Life Tour @ Enmore Theatre
Saturday 1st December - A Day On The Green feat John Farnham, Daryl Braithwaite, Richard Marx, Russell Morris & Bachelor Girl @ Bimbadgen, Hunter Valley


2018 ARIA WEEK SCHEDULE

FRIDAY 16TH NOVEMBER
AUSMUSIC T-SHIRT DAY


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Support Act is appealing to all those who love Australian music - and who care about the people who make it - to join them on Friday 16 November for AusMusic T-Shirt Day to raise funds for artists and music workers who are experiencing financial hardship, ill health, injury or mental health issues.

Artists, music workers and music lovers are all invited to donate via the Support Act AusMusic T-Shirt Day website, and then post and share pics wearing your best band t-shirt, using the hashtags #ausmusictshirtday, @supportact.

Anyone who doesn’t already have a fave t-shirt is encouraged to go to a Levi’s store and buy one of their specially commissioned band tees, with all proceeds going to Support Act.Or you can visit the merch section of your favourite artist website and buy one of theirs online!

The funds raised will help Support Act expand its new Wellbeing Helpline and continue to provide crisis relief to artists and music workers in need.

AusMusic T-Shirt Day is supported by triple j, ARIA and Support Act with participation invited from music lovers everywhere.



ROCKWIZ REVUE 2018

FRIDAY 16TH NOVEMBER @ THE CIVIC THEATRE, NEWCASTLE
SATURDAY 17TH NOVEMBER @ THE CIVIC THEATRE, NEWCASTLE
SUNDAY 18TH NOVEMBER @ THE ANITA’S THEATRE, THIRROUL
TUESDAY 20TH NOVEMBER @ ENMORE THEATRE, SYDNEY


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Not quite Christmas, not quite summer, but an end of year spectacular like no other - Comedy, Kwiz, Contestant Karaoke, sublime musicianship and, of course, a galaxy of stars!

We are delighted, in conjunction with ARIA, to present four of these shows during ARIA week. RocKwiz has been part of the ARIA Week schedule many times in the past so it is good to be back!

Julia, Brian, Dugaldand the superbly talented RocKwiz Orkestra will be casting their RocKwizzy eyes over the events that have shaped 2018, pulling punters from the audience and stars from backstage to perform, live and dangerous, for you.

Something old, something new, but no one will be going home feeling blue!

It all adds up to a magical night out - RocKwiz Revue 2018.

Tickets to all RocKwiz Revueshows are on sale NOW from www.rockwizlive.com.au



MONDAY 19TH NOVEMBER
ARIA & CMAA Presents:

ARIA Week 2018 Country Music Showcase

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The Country Music Association of Australia and ARIA present the first ever ARIA Week Country Showcase at Venue 505 on Monday 19th November. The event will feature 2018 ARIA award nominees Adam Eckersley & Brooke McClymont, Fanny Lumsden, The Wolfe Brothers & Travis Collins sharing songs & stories in a writers round showcase.

2018 has been a landmark year for country music in Australia with airplay & media support stronger than ever, streaming numbers growing, sold-out festivals and tours and more Australian artists & writers succeeding on an international level than ever before.

Listen to these great artists and more on the A-List: Country on Apple Music.


WEDNESDAY 21ST NOVEMBER - TUESDAY 27TH NOVEMBER
NOVA’S RED ROOM ARIA WEEK  

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Nova’s Red Room ARIA Week will celebrate the Australian music industry in the countdown to the 2018 ARIA Awards with Apple Music. In a series of shows from Wednesday 21 November, Nova’s Red Room ARIA Week will feature performances by Keith Urban, Amy Shark, Vance Joy and Vera Blue at the Lansdowne in Sydney.

Nova's Red Room is Australia's premier intimate live music platform that provides music fans with a money can’t buy experience with the world’s biggest artists. Established in 2012, Nova's Red Room has seen more than 200 artists perform including Ed Sheeran, Shawn Mendes, Dua Lipa and Coldplay.

Nova’s Red Room ARIA Week

Vera Blue - Wednesday 21 November

Amy Shark - Thursday 22 November
Keith Urban - Monday 26  November
Vance Joy - Tuesday 27 November


TUESDAY 20TH NOVEMBER
WOMEN IN MUSIC PRESENTED BY ARIA

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ARIA has teamed up with Women In Music, Sydney Australia to host a special networking breakfast as part of the ARIA Week line-up. Held at The Star, this event is a celebration of the extraordinary women in the industry and what they’ve learnt along the way.  

Featuring speeches from respected figures in the Australian Music Industry and a delicious breakfast, the morning will also be raising funds through a charity raffle for Lou’s Place; a unique community-based refuge for women in crisis, homeless, feeling isolated or needing support.  

The breakfast is your opportunity to chat with your fellow music lovers in a comfortable and relaxed networking hub, paired with a fresh glass of orange juice or a sneaky champagne, preparing you for the exciting week ahead!

This event is invite only.


MONDAY 26TH NOVEMBER
A UNIVERSAL MUSIC ARIA WEEK SHOWCASE:
ODETTE (EMI), ALEX LAHEY (CAROLINE), MOZA (UMA)
TO HEADLINE LIMELIGHT.

Also taking the stage will be the Extra® Support Act winners Chevy Levett, Yomi Twice, Ivey and Verge Collection, who will kick the night off with performances that are live streamed to the whole country through the Youtube Masthead.

Odette: 2018 has been an exciting year for Sydney singer-songwriter Odette. Her debut album To A Stranger, a triple j feature album in 2018, stamped her as one of Australia’s brightest young stars. Featuring singles Watch Me Read You, Collide and Take it To the Heart,  the critically-acclaimed album debuted at #13 on the ARIA Albums Chart and has clocked up over 16 million streams worldwide and counting!

Odette, who sold out her first ever headline tour of Australia and has just announced further shows for 2019, has two ARIA Award nominations ahead of the November 28 event, for Breakthrough Artist and Best Adult Contemporary release.

Alex Lahey: The New York Times describes Alex Lahey as “An Australian Songwriter who turns setbacks and regrets into brash retorts”.  Alex Lahey likes to keep it real. The 24-year-old takes her rise up the ranks from music student to an artist who broke through as one of Australia’s rising stars in her stride.   Her crunchy rock debut album, I Love You Like A Brother captured a global audience that has seen her tour the world and be nominated for Breakthrough Artist of the Year at this year’s ARIA Awards.

Moza: Electronic/pop/producer duo MOZA is Cam Nacson and Toby Chew Lee.  The Sydney artists who recently released their shimmering new track Right Words, continue to establish themselves as one of the country’s most promising talent whilst gaining over 25 million streams.  The pair place a strong emphasis on their live performance bringing huge energy to create an emotional and mesmerising show. They recently completed their own sold out shows and have toured with acts including Tove Stryke, Touch Sensitive, Running Touch, L-Fresh The LION.

Extra Support Acts winners Chevy Levett, Yomi Twice, Ivey and Verge Collection: The four emerging winners of the Extra® Support Acts program, Chevy Levett (360), Yomi Twice (Alison Wonderland) , Ivey (5 Seconds of Summer)  and Verge Collection (The Rubens) will open the performances at the 2018 Universal Music ARIA Week Showcase as part of winning the program. On top of the performance, the budding musicians will also receive a mentorship with their dedicated headline artist.   The program involved the headline artists giving up the ads that run before their music videos on YouTube as a digital support act stage to help raise the Support Acts profiles.


 

WEDNESDAY 21ST NOVEMBER
ARIA WEEK X MANAGING MENTAL HEALTH WORKSHOP @ STUDIO 301

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WEDNESDAY 21ST NOVEMBER
THE WESTERN SYDNEY SHOWCASE FEAT. NATHANIEL AT THE LEO KELLY BLACKTOWN ARTS CENTRE

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The Western Sydney Jam Session at Blacktown Arts brings together some of the biggest talents from across Western Sydney.

“As artists, it is our duty to ensure that the future of our scene is cultivated. Music is wasted if it’s shared with no one. This is our way of giving back to the area that we grew up in. The Western Sydney/Blacktown area has so many amazing talented musicians! Let’s share our music, always.” – Eric Fortaleza

Jam nights are where pure inspiration, improvisation and collaboration come together to create an infectious energy, with music being the common electrifying thread. Eric Fortaleza, recipient of the 2016 Performing Arts Residency at The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre, introduced The West Sessions with fellow local musician Dom Cabrera

This lively jam night was an instant hit and provided an opportunity for musicians of all styles and abilities to unite in one location and share each other’s talents, energy and genuine passion for music.

This week as part of ARIA, Eric returns with The Western Sydney Jam Session with special guest Nathaniel and supported by local talent Glenn Lumanta, Kealoana Stevenson and MMG.

Singers and musicians are invited to bring their instruments and play with house band, or just join us for a lively night of great music. All ages, styles and musical abilities welcome.


 

WEDNESDAY 21ST NOVEMBER
MUSICNSW AND ARIA PRESENTS SOUND ADVICE:  
WHAT IS SYNC, DISTRIBUTION, PUBLISHING & STREAMING
@ WAYWARD BREWING CO.

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MUSICNSW PRESENTS SOUND ADVICE: a series of talks and masterclasses featuring the best in the business. SOUND ADVICE aims to give artists, managers, and emerging industry professionals a leg up into the industry through providing access to stellar guest speakers. Covering a range of topics, SOUND ADVICE will demystify the music industry, identify career pathways for artists, offer free advice from industry professionals, as well as survival tips for coping as a contemporary musician.

WHAT IS: Sync, Distribution, Publishing & Streaming?

Hosted by Cecil Coleman(Native Tongue, Body Type)

Stumped on Streaming Sync? Puzzled about publishing? Downright confused about distro? Industry experts Allegra Caldwell(BMG), Alex Prudames(GAGA Music), Cameron Walsh (Comes With Fries) and Andy Irvine (Gyrostream) will break down these key topics and tell you everything you need to know as an artist.

RSVP at musicnsw.com/soundadvice


 

THURSDAY 22ND NOVEMBER
PPCA AND GOLDEN AGE CINEMA PRESENTS FASCINATOR

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PPCA and Golden Age Cinema are excited to welcome Fascinator to their stage for the first time and can't wait to see him transform the room with his eclectic psychedelic stylings. Now based in New York, Fascinator has wowed fans across the globe on tours with Jagwar Ma, Tame Impala The Avalanches along with the acclaimed Laneway Festival tour. This will be an intimate show for the ages where you'll be transported to another world in Sydney's most intimate live music settings.

WEDNESDAY 21ST NOVEMBER

ARIA WEEK | Mamasan Bondi Live: JAZZ + SOUL w/ Jesse Redwing, Tash Wolf & Dom Diaz.

'Mamasan Bondi Live’ has brought some of Sydney’s finest jazz and soul musicians together every Wednesday night for the past year. It has quickly become an institution in Sydney’s live music scene. 
 
As part of ARIA week, music curator Sam Weiss and the team at Mamasan Bondi have organised an incredible lineup of their favourite acts for a night of original blues, jazz, soul and reggae tunes. 

This is a free event but BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL. 







WEDNESDAY 21ST NOVEMBER - FRIDAY 30TH NOVEMBER  
GANG OF YOUTHS,  SAY YES TO LIFE TOUR @ ENMORE THEATRE

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4x ARIA Award winners, Sydney five-piece Gang Of Youths will return home this November for their ‘Say Yes To Life Tour’. Presented by Handsome Tours and triple j, their dates at The Enmore Theatre will form part of this year’s 2018 ARIA Week Program, promising a show that is set to be an incredible celebration of great Australian Music.

Gang Of Youths have partnered with PLUS1 so that $1 from every ticket purchased will be donated to support Aboriginal Legal Service (ALS). ALS is an organization working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, to provide culturally appropriate legal services, influence positive change, and increase access to justice.


THURSDAY 22ND NOVEMBER
MOJO JUJU HEADLINE SHOW AT THE OXFORD ART FACTORY

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Garnering rave reviews for her brutally honest title track “Native Tongue”, and amassing new fans along the way, Mojo’s star is on the rise with NATIVE TONGUE picking up feature albums across Double J, PBS, RTR and Edge Radio, as well as just being announced as support for Paul Kelly’s ‘Making Gravy’ Tour in Brisbane & Melbourne.

Recently nominated for Double J Artist of the Year awards and triple j Australian Music Video of the Year, co-presented by rage. Mojo is currently on national tour which sees her set off across the country till November, playing major cities and regional towns.

Mojo has partnered up with PLUS1 for the tour, a charity that supports Aboriginal Legal Service, working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People to provide culturally appropriate legal services, influence positive change, and increase access to justice. For each ticket sold, there will be $1 added on which will go towards PLUS1 to help make a difference. Link for info and tix to this show - HERE

THURSDAY 22ND NOVEMBER
STUDIO 301 PRODUCER’S BBQ @ STUDIO 301, ALEXANDRIA

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Studios 301 presents the 2018 Producers BBQ to honour our industry’s producers, engineers, and ARIA Nominees in what has become an annual tradition of ARIA week celebrations. This will be the first year that the event will be hosted at Studios 301’s new $12m facility, featuring performances from ARIA nominated artists.

On The Night:

  • We are honouring the legendary Martin Benge with a Engineer Lifetime Achievement Award presented in partnership with Audio Technology Magazine.

  • ARIA “Breakthrough Artist Of The Year” Nominee Alex Lahey will be performing a live set

  • TheMusic.com.au live podcast

The event is sponsored and partnered by Young Henrys, TheMusic.com, Audio Technology Magazine, Salt Meats Cheese, Yellow Presents, Cake Wines, and Monkey Wrench Australia. This event is invite only.

FRIDAY 23RD NOVEMBER

START ME UP!

What?
Start me up!
Ever wondered what it takes to start a business in the music industry?  Hear the personal journeys of four founders as we discuss the opportunity ahead of any budding entrepreneur to bring their idea to market.
 
Who?
The format will involve 4 founders giving a 5-10 min overview of their business and their journey before we dive into things as a panel.  Universal and Melbourne Accelerator Program will also give a sort presentation at the close to highlight the program they have partnered to create which offers qualifying entrepreneurs with $20k cash + 5 months of  mentorship for zero equity (that’s right – nothing in return).

Panelists to be confirmed.


FRIDAY 23RD NOVEMBER
SWAROVSKI RED CARPET LAUNCH


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Following the success of the 2017 inaugural partnership, Swarovski Australia return as the official red carpet sponsor for the second year at the ARIA Awards.

As a part of the ARIA week schedule, Swarovski are hosting a Red Carpet Launch Party on November 23rd to preview the highly anticipated  SS19 collection.


For the first time, Swarovski are offering customers the chance to win an exclusive VIP experience to this years ARIA Awards.  Winners and their guests will receive return flights, accomodation and the chance to walk the red carpet before watching the best of Australian and International talent from the VIP Swarovski Suite. The lucky winners will also have a chance to meet some of Australia's biggest influencers who are attending and will receive a Swarovski prize pack worth $500.

For More Details and T&CS - HERE

 

SATURDAY 24TH NOVEMBER
PPCA AND GOLDEN AGE CINEMA PRESENTS: GORDI


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PPCA and Golden Age Cinema can't wait to have one of Australia's most proficient and prolific artists in Gordi, grace their stage after embarking on a massive Australian tour with Sam Smith.

Gordi has been making huge waves recently, collaborating with the likes of Bon Iver, The National, Troye Sivan and many more. Don't miss out on this rare chance to get up close and experience tracks from Gordi's breathtaking debut album 'Reservoir' on the Golden Age Stage.


 

SATURDAY 24TH NOVEMBER
DIRT GIRL SHOWCASE FEAT. BUNNY RACKET & KING BUNNY @ THE FARM, BYRON BAY

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This ARIA week, dirtgirl will gather the cool kids for THE DIRTGIRL EXPERIENCE at THE FARM in Byron Bay.

Meet the chickens and learn their lingo, get the scoop on the eggy ice-cream, get up close and personal with sunflowers,  hunt for a growing rainbow and reach dizzying new heights hoola-hooping under the Northern Skies.

This is where getting grubby will collide with the best of Australia’s new wave of tune-sters. The cutting edge in Australian music may be eluding you if you aren’t in the family way. In fact there’s a whole new listening demographic sweeping the land - FAMILY! - busily streaming and downloading a swag of happy tunes to create the soundtracks of their lives..

At the front of this charge is DIRTGIRL, invading family playlist and festivals alike with her POPTIMISTIC attitude.She’ll be there with her grounded beloveds MOTHER EARTH playing hits from her latest release GUMBOOT BOOGIE.

She’s also dug up the best of the best to join her. KING BUNNY and his BUNNY RACKET will enlighten with their hit ‘A Chicken is Not a Fruit’ and POPPY GALACTIC’s cosmic beats will celebrate that we might be small but we are all galactic. Get ready to dance in a world that knows how its food grows, to the beets of our best home-grown songs.


 

MONDAY 26TH NOVEMBER  - 11AM - 3PM
DON’T STOP THE MUSIC INSTRUMENT DONATIONS EVENT VIA SALVOS DURING ARIA WEEK @ SALVOS TEMPE

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Don’t Stop the Music is a landmark ABC series and a national campaign that will demonstrate how music education transforms kid’s lives by inspiring hearts and minds while improving brain power.

The series stars award-winning musician Guy Sebastian. On November 26th, at The Salvos Store in Tempe, the ABC will call on all Australian musicians get their unused instruments out of the cupboard and down to the Store so they can be delivered to Aussie kids who need them.


TUESDAY 27TH NOVEMBER
ARIA MASTERCLASS @ TELSTRA CIC


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THE NEW AUSTRALIA

Australia is bursting with young, diverse artists from every corner of the continent. The growing prevalence of hip-hop will be the star of this ARIA Masterclass discussion panel which will be moderated by Zane Lowe from Apple Music and feature local artists from Australia’s hip-hop community.

And another two-panel topics to be confirmed

Time: 9am - 1pm
Tickets: Invitation Only


TUESDAY 27TH NOVEMBER
WAR CHILD PRESENTS THE WOMBATS @ OXFORD ARTS FACTORY


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The first show of its kind in Australia, War Child Presents, will support children caught in conflict. The inaugural show gives fans the opportunity to see indie giants The Wombats at an intimate venue in Sydney - all whilst raising money for children whose lives have been torn apart by war.

War Child UK has a long heritage in music and has been producing unique gigs around the BRIT Awards since 2009 to raise vital funds for its programs. Now the charity is bringing its experience to Australia, raising awareness and mobilising the passionate community through music to collectively support vulnerable children with education, mental health and psychosocial support.

The show takes place at Oxford Art Factory, Sydney on 27 November as part of the 2018 ARIA Week. Tickets are available through a prize draw by making a donation to the charity. To enter the prize draw make a $10 donation for your chance to win two tickets or there are limited tickets on sale via Secret Sounds.


THURSDAY 29TH NOVEMBER
Niche Productions presents... E^ST - ‘Life Ain’t Always Roses’ EP Tour 2018 - Oxford Art Factory

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Ascending pop maverick E^ST (Mel Bester) is delighted to share details of her 'Life Ain't Always Roses' EP tour. The capital cities tour will round out an astounding 12 months for the 20-year-old pop-phenom. Beginning the year with a #63 placing in triple j's Hottest 100 of 'Life Goes On', E^ST signed an international record deal with the legendary Fueled By Ramen label, supported Amy Shark on her national tour and was lauded as one of the Top 100 Women Revolutionizing Pop by the prestigious Paper Magazine. Catch this uniquely talented artist while you can.

Support from Kota Banks & Jack Gray.