The Angels Tour Announcement

November 8th, 2012
The Angels - 100%

The Angels are set for a 2013 tour that will blow minds across the nation! The Angels 100% Tour brings together five former and present members of The Angels – Bob Spencer and James Morley on Guitars, Jim Hilbun on Bass, Buzz Bidstrup on Drums and of course Doc Neeson up front, who despite all being instrumental in the success of The Angels, have never shared the stage as this line up! Having never left the band, founding singer and galvanising frontman, Doc Neeson, has hand picked the finest ‘Angels’ in the band’s 38 year history to create what is set to be the greatest Angels line up to date, winding back the clock to bring you a truly authentic Angels experience akin to that of the 80’s. The 6’4, Irish-born gent is not …read more


Billy TK Jnr – Film Clip & Album Review

October 30th, 2012
Billy TK Jnr - Blues Beneditction

TV NZ have aired the great new film clip for blues guitarist Billy TK Jnr on their popular “Good Morning” television show. Achieving this national broadcast airplay adds even more weight to the easy acclaim that this artist is attracting with his epic guitar skills. You can click here to view the clip directly through the television network’s on line portal. Find out more by following this link to the Get Shot Magazine review of Billy’s latest album, Blues Benediction.


Mindfulmess – Rich Batsfords New Album Reviewed On GetShotMagazine

October 26th, 2012
Rich Batsford - Mindfulmess

The “Get Shot Magazine” review tells how this new album from Rich Batsford is ….a clutch of beautifully crafted songs… ….We found that the songs grew infectiously on the second listening…… This is an inciteful review of a very intelligent piece of work. Catalyst Pr invites you to read the entire story by visiting online at getshotmagazine.com  


Billy TK Jnr – Blues Benediction

October 20th, 2012
Billy TK Jnr - NZ Blue

‘Billy TK Jnr and the Groove Shakers‘ head to Australia in October and November 2012 to break their new album ‘Blues Benediction‘. The respected Austin Texas Music Monthly describes him as…….N.Z’s world class Kiwi rocker… If that doesn’t sum it up then you can get an idea of just what a talent this man is by listening to Jimmy Barnes when he says “Billy TK Jnr is amazing“. To add weight to the argument Ian Moss thinks “Billy’s like SRV on steroids“, the legendary George Thorogood said “I never expected him to be this good! He’s got the whole blues guitar thing down.” and Tommy Emmanuel got straight to the point with… “What a smoking guitar player” Hailing from New Zealand Billy TK Jnr toured internationally with great reviews for several years and first …read more


Glenn Cunningham & Rick Price

September 17th, 2012
Glenn Cunningham & Rick Price - Blue Beat - Double Bay

Glenn Cunningham & Rick Price played a mid September show at Sydney’s Blue Beat in Double Bay. Both appearing solo, and also together, John Snelson from Get Shot Magazine writes how Glenn’s set was “Pure Magic“. John goes on to say of Rick Price, “You won’t find a performer more responsive to his audience…….“ You can read about both these special presentations on the Get Shot Magazine web site. Click here to read John’s review of Glenn Cunningham’s performance and also click here to read on about the Rick Price set.


Rich Batsford – Album release

August 9th, 2012
Rich Batsford - Mindfulmess

In his native UK, Rich Batsford is known as a leading contemporary solo pianist/composer, an unlikely result for a booking agent in stand up comedy who until recently was a singer in a Beach Boys tribute band. Now, he is establishing himself as an exciting singer- songwriter with performances of his hypnotic and beguiling compositions and visionary song-craft spanning the globe.  He also pursues a spiritual practice as a Buddhist, which increasingly informs his music making. Rich’s meditative piano music is an enchanting blend of minimalism and melody recalling Philip Glass and Erik Satie.  There is just enough repetition of each delightful motif to draw the listener in, the organic yet purposeful structures lead to moments of calm reflection, bittersweet joy and uplifting climaxes. Now with his 2nd album release and debut album of …read more


Rick Price – The Waters Edge Tour

August 3rd, 2012
Rick Price

Rick Price – The Waters Edge Tour – September 2012   ‘The Water’s Edge’ shows in March 2012 impacted so impressively the demand from hundreds of fans posting on facebook see Rick return to Australia in September. These shows coincide with Rick being honoured to be asked to support ‘America’ as special guest on their Australian 2012 tour. When Glen Cunningham performed ‘Heaven Knows’ on ‘The Voice’ recently people tweeted Rick saying how much they loved his music and how much they enjoyed his concerts. Since that stunning performance Rick and Glen have connected and have arranged one special show at Blue Beat in Sydney.  Glen will perform with Rick on Thursday 13th of September. Also joining Rick on stage will be some special guests to perform songs from ‘The Water’s Edge’,classic hits and …read more


Nikki Webster Breaks Europe Market

July 23rd, 2012
Nikki Webster -

Nikki Webster breaks Europe with her new single ‘Long Hot Summer’   Nikki Webster is fondly remembered by Australians for her starring role in the 2000 Sydney Summer Olympics Opening and Closing Ceremonies. Nikki’s extremely successful music-recording career includes ARIA nominated gold and platinum awards. She has been the face of Jäger, a range of makeup for young teens, the face of Movieworld Theme Park and was named Number 10 on Who Weekly’s “Power List”. As well as this, Nikki has earned a ‘Mo’ and ‘Variety Heart’ Award, played the dream role of Dorothy in the multi-million dollar Australian production of ‘Wizard of Oz’ and has her own clothing range at Kmart. Proudly, her own Dance @ Nikki Webster studios are shaping our young entertainers for the future…..and she is only 25!   Nikki …read more


Fiji International Jazz & Blues Festival

May 8th, 2012
Fiji Jazz and Blues Festival

2 days to go to the Fiji International Jazz  & Blues Festival, Port Denarau Fiji. Musicians from around the world will again travel to Fiji for 4 days of great music with a line-up that includes stars of the jazz and blues worlds from Australia, New Zealand, England, the United States, New Caledonia as well as Fiji’s own incredibly talented local bands. Festival Director Billy Te Kahika adds, ‘I dont want this to sound like a sales pitch but I intend this next festival to be bigger, brighter and better than our first event as a way of really leaving no doubt that our brand of Jazz and Blues festival is the premier music event of the pacific’. Artists confirmed already for 2012 include a repeat visit by the iconic Australian guitar hero Kevin …read more


MATT FINISH LIVE 2012

February 17th, 2012

MATT FINISH LIVE 2012 Matt Finish’s most popular recent line-up returns in February 2012 for a series of Australian shows to promote the release of their remastered collection of albums entitled Set One and Set Two capturing the magic of one of Australia’s most creative and dynamic bands since the eighties. Complimenting the consummate vocal talents of David Adams, Matt Finish will be performing all the best-known songs from their extensive original repertoire including Short Note, Mancini Shuffle, Hot Cover and Fade Away with extreme musicianship from Guy Le Claire, Harry Brus and John Prior, all highly respected, gifted and influential composers and instrumentalists. David Adams is one of Australia’s most recorded singers and you probably hear him on television and radio every day. Born in the US and currently residing in Tasmania, Dave …read more