Aussie Music

American Australian Association' NYC Party

As the holiday season in America is in full swing, there are a number of parties and events in New York and beyond to check out this week.

High Highs on stage at this year's Australia Day concert at New York's Central Park

There’s been no shortage of Aussie bands featuring in TV ads lately, and now New York-based Aussies High Highs have now joined their ranks. If you watch TV with some regularity, you most likely will have heard the gentle sounds of their song “Open Season” in the background of the new Amazon Kindle Fire HD [...]

Crime and the City Solution: photo by Danielle de Picciotto

The CMJ Music Marathon has ended in New York City, but there are plenty of upcoming events for expats and Americans alike to enjoy. Stay tuned for coverage of the Aussie concerts from the past week.

Aussie BBQ CMJ 2012

The Aussie BBQ is coming back to New York City for its annual CMJ edition this coming Saturday, October 20. The 13-hour event features 24 acts on two stages and, of course, actual Australian cuisine.

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!

Greta Gertler and Adam D. Gold are The Universal Thump

In the new album from The Universal Thump, we hear exactly what happens when Moby Dick meets an entire orchestra. It’s better than you think.

Anthony Snape, pictured in Utah, recently successfully crowd-sourced his new album via Kickstarter

Anthony Snape is one of those artists you’ve heard plenty of times – though you might not remember his name. His songs have been played on ABC and NBC TV shows, and he’s opened for Aussie virtuoso guitarist Tommy Emmanuel, featuring on Tommy’s PBS concert series, Tommy Emmanuel and Friends. Currently based in Nashville, he recently decided to [...]

Darren Criss performs 'Somebody That I Used to Know'

In last night’s episode of FOX’s Glee, Darren Criss along with guest star Matt Bomer (White Collar) sang Gotye’s big hit of 2012, Somebody That I Used to Know. Check out the clip below.

Matt Corby at Joe's Pub. Photo by Rafe Baron

One of the great things for an Australian in the USA in March is the sheer number of Aussie musical acts touring the country. Matt Corby was one of the artists we were lucky enough to catch amid the SXSW/Aussie BBQ frenzy – first in a beautiful church in Austin, Texas, and a week later closer to [...]

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.