Code Red is a rock style covers band that can be heard playing anything from classic rock to current radio hits. Combining the musical experience and talent of Ian Walker, Lee Brossmann and Dave Curruthers, Code Red is sure to impress audiences with their professional, versatile musicianship. The band members separately have supported musicians such as Jimmy Barnes, Australian Crawl, Icehouse and Lee has toured the U.S.A with Jackson Brown and this weekend will be playing your Father's Day requests, send in your song requests now!
STARTLINE | MINX
The Darling of Australia’s club scene, Minx, has returned with her new House single ‘What Lovers Do’. This follows previous House anthems ‘All Because Of You’ & ‘Hold On’ – a dark & moody timeless gem.
Minx has travelled the world DJ’ing with the likes of Madeon, Diplo, Deadmau5, Erick Morillo & Tiesto. She has also spun at the Grammy Awards after-party in LA and Brit Awards in London playing tunes to the likes of Coldplay & The Gorillaz.
Over the past year, Minx has played to audiences in Australia’s biggest clubs including Pacha and Marquee.
DJ STAGE | Presented by Purple Sneakers
Purple Sneakers is one of Australia's most prominent niche music blogs.
Run by nationally touring DJs (who regularly perform at some of the country's largest festivals), and based around a young and enthusiastic team of contributors stationed around the country, the blog prides itself as being the centre of a forward thinking music and club-based community.
DJ STAGE | Presented by Upbeat Workout (Warner Music)
Upbeat workout is a premium streaming music workout playlist, the ultimate playlist to help you go further, faster and stronger! Take if offline and it’ll be your best workout buddy. With over 40,000 followers on Spotify, what better way to keep motivated than with a live DJ set on the day!
DJ STAGE | Presented by Central Station Records
Australia's longest running independent record label. The best in house, electro, trance, urban & hard dance music & cutting edge local & international talent. From humble beginnings as a boutique record store in Melbourne to the successful, internationally recognised label that it is today - Central Station has played a vital and integral role in the history and development of Australia's vibrant dance music scene.
DJ STAGE | Hamish & Emma
Presenting the combined talent of DJ Hamish Lardi and renowned musician Emma Kelly (aka Happyaxe) on violin, don’t be surprised when you suddenly find yourself dancing to their unique sound. Emma has performed at festivals including the Woodford Folk Festival and Groovin the Moo, attended the 2015 New York City Musical Saw Festival as the guest of honour and was nominated for best live instrumentalist in the National Live Music Awards last year. You can find Hamish playing at a variety of Canberra’s finest nightlife establishments to playing at some of Canberra’s most iconic events, including Fashfest and the Black Opal Races.
In Full Swing
In Full Swing (IFS) is Canberra's most entertaining Big Band, consisting of 22 highly skilled and fun musicians who reside in and around the Canberra region. The band was formed in 1991, and has an extensive repertoire of music from the big band era of the 1930-40s, right through to contemporary funk, rock and Latin songs, as well as those by re-emergent artists such as Michael Bublé and Royal Crown Review. In Full Swing also features both male and female vocalists, who add incredible intensity, pizzazz and talent to our ensemble.
Canberra Brass presents highly entertaining music drawing on the flexibility in style and repertoire available to a leading contemporary brass band. Formed in 1984 in Hall and now based at the Canberra City Band Hall at Watson, over the last decade it has won contests at the State and national level.
It owes much of its success to the early musical leadership of Tom Russell, Les Alley, Stan Galloway, Les Smith and Peter Robertson, and more recently, musical directors Thomas Burge, Aaron Madden and Colin Fischer MBE. Its current musical director is Viv Martin.
Canberra City Band
Not to blow our own horn, but Canberra City Band is a pretty great organization to be a part of, and a nationally recognized A-grade concert band.
CCB offers players a fun and social environment to make music in their spare time, and also provides opportunities to play in the community and compete at the state and national level. We welcome new players of any level to our organization and invite Canberra to join us in our love of music at public events like the Canberra Times Fun Run!
Drumming since 2005, Wayne and his wife Miriam have embraced and shared all facets of West African Music, from playing djembe and dunduns to building them for himself and others in the Canberra region. Tanamasi is a traditional Malinke greeting which literally translates to “did you sleep without evil”. This music dates back about 700 years, and Tanamasi strives to play it the old way, with some modern touches but still honoring the importance of music to life in Africa, accompanying births, deaths, marriages and all celebrations.
Groove Warehouse Steel Band
The Groove Warehouse Steel band is Canberra’s own pan drumming group bringing the music of Trinidad and Tobago. Run to the upbeat drum rhythm and tropical sounds straight from the Caribbean.
Groove Warehouse Drumline
The Groove Warehouse represents innovation in music education, sales and service through the establishment of an integrated drum and percussion center in Australia's national capital. We deliver a world-class drum and percussion curriculum at super affordable rates. Our wide selection of instrumental tuition, small-group classes and ensembles will help you find your beat!