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Mon 10 Jul 2023 to Sun 16 Jul 2023

Pianist and composer, Sinj Clarke, has been quietly building a reputation for his laconic style of composition that is reminiscent of late seventies Italian film scores and sun-drenched exotica. Sinj Clarke’s debut EP Music For An Italian Afternoon showcased his bold orchestration and auteur's attention to detail, which he followed up with double single, 'I Fell In Love, Again' / 'Unas Horas'.

Tue 4 Jul 2023 to Thu 14 Sep 2023

UPDATE: Congratulations to Your Girl Pho - the winner of the inaugural Strawberry Fields X PBS live music comp - she's won herself a spot on this year's Strawberry Fields line up!

There were stacks of incredible entries, thanks so much to everyone that submitted their music for consideration.

The final release of tickets for Strawberry Fields are on sale now - don't miss out: strawberry-fields.com.au/tickets

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Mon 3 Jul 2023 to Sun 9 Jul 2023

When public support systems fall short, who ends up carrying the burden? The question courses through All Her Plans, the third album from local rock trio Cable Ties - this week's PBS Feature Album.

The band’s most sonically confident work yet, All Her Plans builds on Cable Ties trademarks: taut garage rhythms, wiry guitar lines, incandescent vocals. Bassist Nick Brown’s and drummer Shauna Boyle’s kraut-inflected grooves pulse behind the post-punk jag of Jenny McKechnie’s guitar.

Fri 30 Jun 2023 to Sun 2 Jul 2023

The City of Ballarat’s live music program, Be Hear Now has been developing and supporting musicians by providing a framework to celebrate the skills and talents of our community and helping give them the tools to refine their craft. 

Mon 26 Jun 2023 to Sun 2 Jul 2023

This week's PBS Feature Album is Sleep D’s latest, Electronic Arts.

Mon 19 Jun 2023 to Sun 25 Jun 2023

This week's PBS Feature Album is The Winding Way, the third studio album by The Teskey Brothers. A seminal moment in the band’s illustrious catalogue, The Winding Way is both a testament to their artistic evolution and their most adventurous record to date.

Sun 18 Jun 2023

This year's line up features sets from Cosmic Psychos, Close Counters, Gut Health, Our Carlson, The Merindas, Teeny Tiny Stevies and MzRizk.

Mon 12 Jun 2023 to Sun 18 Jun 2023

This week's PBS Feature Album is Sus Dog, the tenth studio album by Clark. Released on his own burgeoning label Throttle Records, the record was mentored and executive produced by Thom Yorke, who sings and plays bass on the track ‘Medicine’.

Unlike previous LP Playground In A Lake, which turned impending ecological doom into beautiful 
dark art, on Sus Dog Clark often sounds uplifting, albeit in his own inimitable way. 

Mon 5 Jun 2023 to Sun 11 Jun 2023

This week's PBS Feature Album is RVG’s highly-anticipated third album, Brain Worms. All throughout the album, it’s apparent that this is a band in very fine form. Album opener ‘Common Ground’ sets the tone for what’s to come; a shiny, thrilling, punch of an album, with all the beloved RVG hallmarks. Romy Vager’s voice is unfiltered and commanding as ever when delivering her clever, not-quite-ironic lyrics. Here, though, those lyrics feel so much less resigned to yearning, and so much more defiant and joyous.

Mon 29 May 2023 to Sun 4 Jun 2023

This week's PBS Feature Album is So This Is Love, the fifth album by Melbourne powerhouse Cash Savage and the Last Drinks by Mistletone Records via Inertia (Australia/NZ) and Glitterhouse Records (Europe). 

A pillar of Melbourne’s music and queer communities, Cash Savage has spent the past decade making tough and tender rock’n’roll with her colossal band, The Last Drinks: Joe White (guitar), Rene Mancuso (drums), Kat Mear (violin), Nick Finch (bass), Roshan Khozouei (keyboards), Dougal Shaw (guitar) and Ed Fraser (guitar).