SLAM Day Grows In 2013 With Over 200 Gigs Planned Across Australia

On Saturday February 23rd 2013 musicians and music lovers will come together in the largest simultaneous celebration of Live Music and Small Gigs that’s ever been held in Australia, for the second annual SLAM Day. Last year, over 150 gigs were held in small venues across the country from Perth...

National SLAM Day To Return In 2013, As Uncertainty Surrounds Music Venues

It’s a long way to the top if you want to rock n roll, and it’s been a long time since the iconic SLAM Rally which saw 20,000 people march through Melbourne in protest of restrictive laws which linked music with violence and financially penalised live music venues. The Melbourne music...

Melbourne Loses Another Live Music Venue

It’s curtains for yet another live music venue in Melbourne today, this time though it’s not a long established site but a fresh-faced entrant being forced to close its doors. In a shock announcement over Facebook, band booker Paris Martine aksed “Is it offensive when your venue is closing down...