Senior, Richardson join Queenscliff bill
WARRNAMBOOL musicians Leah Senior and Tom Richardson have been added to the Queenscliff Music Festival line-up. They are part of the final announcement for the November 25-27 event, and join a bill that includes Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Urthboy, Paul Kelly & Charlie Owen, Killing Heidi, George, Alpine, Steve Poltz, Peter Garrett & The Alter Egos, Liz Stringer, Kylie Auldist, Abbe May, Doug Anthony Allstars and more. Two day passes have sold out but some tickets are still available.
Crossfire Hurricane ready for single launch
COBDEN rock dogs Crossfire Hurricane return to the big city stage to launch their new single next week. The trio released the track Too Much Soda Pop last week and it will be part of their set when they play at Bar Open in Fitzroy on September 29. They will be joined by Yackandandah folk-rockers The Hounds Homebound and Melbourne alt-rockers Gods. Crossfire Hurricane will also be doing a launch at The Loft in Warrnambool on October 9 with support from Nick Ferretti and Hurlin' Up Limbs.
Palace of the King wrap up tour in Warrnambool
YOU may remember Tim Henwood as a member of the Warrnambool-connected band The Androids, or maybe you recall him from his Superjesus days. He’s been busy of late fronting riff-rockers Palace Of The King who will be headlining the Highline Bar & Lounge on Saturday. It will be the final show of the tour to promote their recent album Valles Marineris, which is the band’s second record. Palace Of The King have done over 300 shows in the past three years and will play in New Caledonia and Spain before the year’s out.
Gray’s Car rides high on country radio charts
PORT Campbell export Bill Gray has been making a name for himself in country music circles since moving to Geelong. His latest single is The Car and it’s at #25 on the Australian country music radio charts, having peaked at #23 last week. It’s the title track from his new album, which is his fifth record in four years and his first to be comprised entirely of original material. Gray is on the bill for the Mildura Country Music Festival which kicks off on Friday.
Community station turns to listeners for feedback
WARRNAMBOOL community radio station 3WAY FM is seeking input from listeners and prospective listeners. The broadcaster has an online survey up at 3wayfm.org.au to gain feedback from the public. It’s part of a nationwide campaign by the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia to gauge radio listening habits across the country. 3WAY FM are a big supporter of local music. They recently hosted the annual Hank Williams tribute show which attracted a huge crowd to the City Memorial Bowls Club.