World’s Biggest Music Festivals In 2017

The music festival business has taken a lot of hits of late, with many well-established brands bighting the dust. Big Day Outs have become better spent indoors at home, Peats Ridge hit a flat spot, and in the US and the UK things have been similarly dire. For every...

Our Definitive Gig Guide for the Second Half Of 2017

Live music in Sydney has been on life support for some time now and, although, things are beginning to look up, there is still plenty of room for improvement. Stormzy feature at the Enmore Theatre in Newtown  in July. Tove Lo at the Metro Theatre in Sydney. K. d.lang...

Rock Stars And Hotel Rooms: Like Oil And Fire

What does a celebrity bring when checking into a hotel? Glamour, buzz, and sometimes, a whole lot of chaos. Sure, hosting a famous guest can translate into great PR for a hotel, but “it can also be a mixed bag,” admits Mark Plonkey, the general manager of Denver’s...

Rock Star Back Stage Demands: From The Mediocre To The Insane

Celebrities are just like the rest of us when it comes down it really. We all want the same basic things – a roof over our heads, a safe place for our kids to play, a 200-person entourage and a flock of white doves surrounding us at all times. Right? As we may learn...