VIC Music Venues Are Pledging “No QR, No Entry” To Achieve 100% Check-In Rate

Save Our Scene is launching a new initiative in Victoria. “No QR, No Entry” is their new campaign working to secure Victorian venues increased capacity limits. A statement from Save Our Scene explains that they’re trying to, “Combat seemingly arbitrary disparities in restrictions between indoor non-seated venues (which make up the majority of music venues) and other industries or social […]

Gallagher Brothers Producing Doc on 1996 Knebworth Concert

A quarter of a century after one of the most legendary concerts in British rock history, a documentary is in the works. Noel and Liam Gallagher are set to exec produce a feature film about Knebworth, the famed event that took place in August 1996, attracted some 250,000 fans over two nights, and saw Britpop icons Oasis — who the year […]

A Piece of Music Will Speak Once More. For 26 Hours.

It was a snowy night in March 1970 in Middletown, Conn. But the composer Alvin Lucier turned off the heat, wanting it quiet in his apartment. He sat in his living room with two tape recorders, a microphone, a single loudspeaker and an amplifier. Lucier, then 38, with a strong New England accent and a periodic stutter, pressed record and […]

Thelma Plum Announces Rescheduled ‘Homecoming Queen’ Tour Dates

After many unavoidable postponements, Thelma Plum‘s huge ‘Homecoming Queen’ national tour is finally set to get underway as live music begins to sprout up across the country once more. This time around, the Homecoming Queen tour is set to take place in May and June this year with a few small changes. Some shows have been split into early and […]

Louis Tomlinson Sets 2022 World Tour Dates

The English singer’s jaunt will take him across North America, then head to east for a European leg starting March 23 at Valsheimilio in Reykjavik, Iceland, and wrapping April 23 with a homecoming date at Doncaster Dome. Australasian dates are booked from July 20 at Brisbane’s Fortitude Hall. Fresh tour dates for South America and Asia have yet to be announced. […]

DJ Khaled Reaches No. 1 With ‘Khaled Khaled’

Two years ago, a pair of hip-hop luminaries, DJ Khaled and Tyler, the Creator, faced off on the Billboard album chart, hawking not just music but also T-shirts, lawn signs and energy drinks. The contest between them — Tyler won, Khaled came in second — stirred up long-simmering frustrations in the industry over the use of retail bundles to increase […]