Aussie BBQ

The Aussie BBQ 2013

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, gather ’round and get excited because the Aussie BBQ is coming back to the United States! With South By Southwest fast approaching, Stage Mothers and Sounds Australia have put together another incredible round of shows happening at the festival in Austin, TX on as well as in Los Angeles [...]

Xavier Rudd

For those of you in and around New York City, the CMJ Music Marathon starts tomorrow and runs through the weekend. You can find our guide to the festival here. For those in other areas of the United States, don’t fret, there’s still plenty going on!

Wazu at The Bell House in Brooklyn

With a sad farewell and a cheers it was time to say farewell to The Aussie BBQ at Brooklyn’s Bell House on Sunday. We stuck around for a few hours during the day to catch some of bands we’d missed at SXSW and it’s subsequent Aussie music invasion of the USA. Never fear, though – Stage Mothers [...]

Triple J Aussie BBQ

You might have heard a little bit about The Aussie BBQ - the Aussie get-together that happens about twice a year in NYC, LA, Austin and other cities around the world.

Aussie BBQ Brooklyn

While we’re still nursing our hangover from SXSW this past week, the Australian takeover of America continues with a jam packed week of events that you won’t want to miss. Melbourne superstars The Temper Trap plays the El Rey Theater in Los Angeles tonight and tomorrow. Rappers Bliss N Eso are in Arizona tonight, The [...]

Paul Kelly takes over the Big Apple this week, playing intimate venue Rockwood Music Hall every night this week

This week is Paul Kelly week in New York City. The folk hero plays Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday AND Friday at Rockwood Music Hall’s Stage 2 on the Lower East Side. (Some nostalgia for you in the youtube video below!) On Tuesday, come out to La Cerveceria in New York to meet some fellow expats living [...]

The Aussie BBQ Is Coming!

by on February 28, 2012 · 5 comments


It’s a magical time of year, that happens roughly twice. When the CMJ and SXSW festivals take over New York and Austin respectively, The Aussie BBQ brings dozens of Australian acts together for a handful of shows across America.

Crowds during the day at SxSW 2011. Credit: SxSW/Extreme Air Shots

The CMJ Marathon is long gone and Coachella and the other summer festivals are but a glimmer in the distance, but luckily for all the music junkies out there, the South by Southwest Music Conference (SXSW) is beginning in just about a month.


Happy Valentines Day!  There will be a screening of “Our Generation” tonight (February 14), a ground-breaking documentary on Aboriginal rights at Columbia University in NYC. Tickets + more info. Tommy Emmanuel in California: the quintessential Aussie guitarist is playing San Diego on Tuesday, LA on Wednesday, Exeter on Thursday and Fresno on Friday. On Saturday, he’ll [...]