News

Fri 7 Mar 2025 to Mon 10 Mar 2025

Port Fairy Folk Festival has announced an exciting and global line-up for 2025, with renowned folk musicians from around the world ready to descend upon the stunning seaside destination of Port Fairy over the March long weekend.  

The 48th Port Fairy Folk Festival is shaping up to be an enticing musical fusion of international and local artists, with fresh faces and returning artists destined to bring joy to the festival’s devoted and music-loving audience.  

Fri 18 Oct 2024 to Sun 27 Oct 2024

Melbourne International Jazz Festival (MIJF) returns this October 18-27, featuring international stars and incredible Australian artists for 10 huge days of live music. 

Mon 9 Sep 2024 to Thu 19 Sep 2024

Expressions of interest for the Australian Art Orchestra's 2024 Creative Music Intensive (CMI) are currently open, and the closing date is fast approaching! Follow the link to submit your application before June 9th.

Thu 25 Jul 2024 to Sun 28 Jul 2024

Yarra City Council’s annual winter music festival Leaps and Bounds returns July 25 to Sunday July 28.

Fri 19 Jul 2024

Music Victoria has announced that entries are now open for the 2024 Music Victoria Awards.

Mon 8 Jul 2024 to Sun 14 Jul 2024

This week’s PBS Feature Album is Sing Your Own Song, the debut album from multi-talented Northern
Territory musicians, the Andrew Gurruwiwi Band.

A high-energy, eight-piece funk band who have honed their chops on the beach at Birrtjimi and in the dirt of Yirrkala, the Andrew Gurruwiwi Band write real funk jams in their native tongue, Yolngu Matha.

Fri 5 Jul 2024

Thank you so much to everyone that joined and renewed their membership throughout this year's Radio Festival! Every cent raised goes toward keeping us on air for another year.

Palmtree Paddy announced the winners of our major prize draw on Friday July 5, 2024 - listen back here, and check below to see if you're a lucky winner! Prize details can be found furtehr down the page.

Major Prize Winners:

1st Prize - Naomi from Jan Juc, Proud Member of PBS

Mon 1 Jul 2024 to Sun 7 Jul 2024

This week’s PBS Feature Album is Love Heart Cheat Code by Hiatus Kaiyote.

Love Heart Cheat Code is a snapshot of four musicians dancing together on the edge across 11 playful and exuberant tracks. For a band that made a name for itself with its complexity and for their embrace of maximalism, one of the most striking things about Love Heart Cheat Code is its simplicity.

Fri 28 Jun 2024

Much-loved Melbourne Jazz singer Julie O’Hara is in recovery from a serious brain aneurysm.  A fundraising gig for Julie and her family will take place at The Jazzlab, Brunswick on Friday June 28.