January 31, 2011 - Since 1992, Big Day Out has compelled Australians to mark their calendars for the pivotal music event of their Southern Hemisphere summer. This year, the touring festival kicked off Jan. 21 in neighboring Auckland, New Zealand.
May 8, 2007 - Organizers have nailed down the lineup for the Australian version of the 24-hour Live Earth concerts, which will span all seven continents July 7 in an effort to bring attention to the climate crisis.
March 29, 2005 - Australia's John Butler Trio--a chart-topping act in its home country--aims to win over U.S. audiences during a spring trek that includes a stint opening for former Phish frontman Trey Anastasio.
March 22, 2005 - Already a sensation in its native Australia, the John Butler Trio is looking to convert the masses in America ... and its SXSW performance at Stubb's on Saturday night (3/19) was a convincing argument that the group is likely to succeed.