State government investment to boost youth music development

Youth music careers will get a kick start following a State Government investment into WA’s young musicians. The McGowan Government has devoted $250,000 from the Contemporary Music Fund to Propel Youth Arts WA, to support emerging music artists and all-ages music events. As part of the investment, it will deliver youth music initiatives over three…

A Perth pensioner hitting the high notes at the age of 82

It’s Monday evening, at a house in Morley… A group of music lovers gathered for a performance that was truly special… At the age 82, Isidoro Mazzella still has the ability to wow the audience with his Neopolitan Tenors Voice. Isidoro may be one of the last surviving Neapolitan Tenors… But on an average day,…

Rock Am Ring Evacuated Due to Possible Terrorist Threat

German music festival Rock am ring has been evacuated on the first of its three days due to a possible terrorist threat, halting performances. Police in the nearby town of Koblenz issued a statement, saying the risk was too great and they take “suspicious incidents extremely seriously”. “Due to a terror danger situation, we told…

Perth goes crazy for Ed Sheeran pre-sale tickets

Ed Sheeran’s latest tour, which will be in Perth on March 3rd next year, is already making headlines! Pre-sale tickets sold out instantaneously after being released last night. Fans were outraged as scalpers bought up many tickets and took to other platforms to resell them at inflated prices. Sheeran’s agency, Frontier Touring released a statement…

Avril Lavigne…really a clone?

  Can it really be true, is Avril Lavigne dead? The internet seems to think so. The Canadian, Complicated singer is rumoured to have died and been replaced with a clone named Melissa Vandella in recent years. This isn’t the first time we’ve heard about this either. However, this rumour is in the spotlight again as…

Swifty is trending again

It’s no surprise that her private life is public – again! The news just dropped that Taylor Swift’s ex-boyfriend Calvin Harris is going to collaborate on an album with, wait for it…. Katy Perry. The two female popstars are publicly known to be rivals, after Swift confirmed her hit song Bad Blood, was written about…

EXCLUSIVE: Adam Hall Prepares For His World Music Tour

WATCH the Evening News for the video version of this EXCLUSIVE interview! Perth’s very own world renowned Jazz musician Adam Hall will embark on an epic world music tour. In this week’s exclusive interview, Adam spoke candidly about his upcoming journey and his views towards music. Ivan: Adam Hall, welcome to the program. Adam: Thank…

Perth Musician Overcomes Disability

By Ally Harper Stacee Parkinson was born with cerebral palsy, a physical disability that affects her balance and coordination. Throughout childhood her condition had a particularly emotional affect. “It affected me growing up because I got teased and bullied a lot. It was hard to actually do sport and things like that because I didn’t…

Northbridge Piazza to hold eating events

As part of the annual Eat Drink Perth, the City of Perth will hold “Eat to the Beat”, an activity to attract people to enjoy their Saturday afternoon in Northbridge surrounded by great company, wondeful food and relaxing beats. Restaurants including CNR Cafe, Oliver’s on James Street and San Churro are participating and will serve…