Posts tagged sydney
Sydney's Barangaroo has set the stage for some incredible women in music at a new festival by sunset

You can expect to hear from Sampa the Great, Wallace, GL, Caiti Baker, Pirra, Mama Kin Spender and the Inner West Voices, Tesse, Tigertown, Tia Gostelow, Thelma Plum, The Morrisons, Okenyo, FlexMami, Saskwatch and Emily Wurramara – and it’s all free!

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Taryn La Fauci, the Sydney songwriter whose heartfelt lyrics give careful expression to the moments of love and loss that we all face

Taryn La Fauci is a thoughtful and honest lyricist. And her latest album Cycling - released in June this year - is a testament to the power of words.

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UPDATED: More shows announced! It's been just under twenty years since she was here, but finally Alanis Morissette is coming back to Australia.

This morning, we bring you good tidings! Alanis Morissette whose music defined a generation is finally coming back to Australia to play two shows in Sydney and Melbourne. What?! Tickets go on sale next week, set an alarm and get in quick. The last time she graced our shores was back in 1999. 

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Susan Heymann, General Manager of Chugg Entertainment: There are lots of women in music, but there aren't enough women at the top

When Susan Heymann, the General Manager of Australian promoter giant Chugg Entertainment, was younger, she had a friend named Carly who worked at Channel V. In between classes as a 17 year old, Susan would find herself at the Channel V studios watching Carly work away and come home to her mother and talk about a career in music. Her mother asked, "Do you wanna be like Carly and hang out with bands?" Susan's answer was nothing but prophetic. "Mum, I wanna be Carly's boss."

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Meet Bec Callander, lead singer and guitarist for punk rock powerhouse band RACKETT. "My favourite place to be is on stage with my band, under the lights, with a microphone in my hand."

Noisy, raw, with buckets of attitude, Sydney-based punk rock foursome RACKETT have been ones to watch since they formed last year. Described by critics as tight, focused and celebrated for their gripping live shows, RACKETT could well be the new face of a fresh movement of women in alternative rock.

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