Janet Jackson Edits Posters To Give Herself Top Billing
Janet sings, dances and photoshops.
Janet sings, dances and photoshops.
Marlena Katene may have been born with cerebral palsy, but that's probably the least interesting thing about the music journalist, disability advocate, business owner and base jumper.
The summer of 2018-19 has been one of our most lethal.
It was meant to be a solemn occasion paying tribute to a friend, but it left a festival-goer laughing as two men got the details of the planned scattering of their friend's ashes incredibly wrong.
Australia's music scene is standing against the NSW government's crackdown on festivals with a novel strategy -- static.
Event organisers praised attendees of Melbourne and Sydney's Download Festival for their "respectful behaviour".
Rock legends the Red Hot Chili Peppers have popped their names on a long and growing list of musicians to call out the NSW Government's new music festival policies.
Following a spate of drug-related deaths at NSW music festivals and a subsequent firestorm of debate about government policy, one event is trying to redefine the party scene from the inside out.
All the news you need to know this Friday.
A man accused of dealing drugs at music festivals has sensationally blamed the government for lethal pills.
All the news you need to know this Monday.
Ten people are due to face court on drug charges following a police operation at day one of the Secret Garden music festival in south-west Sydney.
Every single music festival where a young person died of a suspected drug overdose this past summer has been deemed 'high risk' by the NSW government.
Thousands of revellers gathered in Sydney to protest the NSW Government's live music regulations, insistent the incoming restrictions are another nail in the coffin of the live music industry.
NSW Police are monitoring Premier Gladys Berejiklian's electorate office after thousands of social media users committed to defecate on the doorstep in response to her government's stance on pill testing.
If it were a festival lineup, it'd sell out quick.
Nearly 14,000 people have RSVPed to a Facebook event called 'Leave a poo at Gladys Berejiklian’s doorstep' -- and NSW Police are interested.
A pill testing trial has been approved at Canberra's Groovin The Moo music festival, with the ACT government saying it had a "responsibility" to explore the measure.
More evidence has shown drug dog programs fail in what they set out to achieve, with suppliers slipping through the nets that pick up low-level drug users and marijuana smokers.
Australian music heavyweights have called on the NSW government to halt its "rushed" plans to tighten restrictions on music festivals and events.
Australian music industry heavyweights are fighting back at what they call the NSW government's "war on festivals".
A veteran festival promoter has labelled the NSW government "cowardly", as an industry-wide campaign launches to fight proposed tightened restrictions on music events.
The NSW government has been blasted in an excoriating message from Aussie music heavyweights Peking Duk, as the country's entertainment industry mounts a fight against "extortionate" regulations on festivals and events.
A boutique Central Coast music festival has been forced to cancel one week out from the event, citing an unexpected $200,000 bill imposed on it by the New South Wales government.
*Throws debit card at screen*
I have no idea how to be a parent.
I want my city back.
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An underaged drug dealer has been caught trying to smuggle large amounts of MDMA into a Sydney music festival.
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On-the-spot fines for drug possession instead of court notices set to revolutionise the system.
As he tried to enter the Lost Paradise festival in late December, Mark Burns was stopped by police. On him, they found six bags of cocaine and 80 MDMA tablets.
In a crowded room in Sydney, pill testing advocates unveiled the machine used to analyse drugs, and explained patiently how their process would work to stop overdoses and save lives.
Pill testing is not the answer, and instead festivals should give out more free water to help drug-affected people, NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian claimed.
It's that time of year again!
The NSW coroner will hold an inquest into a spate of drug-related deaths at music festivals this summer, as calls grow for the government to approve a pill testing trial.
We have now lost five young people in less than five months.
"Premier, please. Can we have this pill testing done?"
A $29 blue-and-yellow striped men’s shirt from Cotton On seems to be the uniform of choice for festivals this year.
Get your plastic cheese sandwiches ready for the premiere of 'FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened'.
Why do young people take drugs, despite the risk to their health?
The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival lineup is here, and there are some huge names on the bill.
While still stubbornly opposing pill testing at festivals, NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian appears to have extended the invitation to experts to prove her wrong.
A 20-year-old man has died in hospital after suffering a suspected drug overdose at a music festival east of Melbourne.
A family is mourning the death of their 22-year-old son from a suspected drug overdose at a music festival, as debate returns to pill testing.
A festival held across Victoria, Tasmania, NSW and WA has alerted party-goers to a mysterious drug currently in circulation around the country.
Roast chickens and secret compartments in Vegemite jars, these are some of the shocking lengths party-goers are taking to sneak drugs into Lost Paradise.
A man has died and two others have been rushed to hospital after taking an unknown substance at a music festival near Gosford.
If you missed the iconic music festival back in 1969 -- next year is your big chance to soak up some psychedelic sounds.
Since The Used's inception way back in 2001, the band has been an unstoppable force in music.
We hit up Good Things music festival to chat to artists about their thoughts on this hot-button issue.
Another death at a NSW Festival, and again, talk turns to pill testing.
The grandmother of a Sydney teen who overdosed at a musical festival on the weekend says drug dealers are “worse than terrorists”.
Less than three months after two young people died at Defqon.1 festival, we’ve seen another terrible event.
The rush to buy a ticket for a music or sport event can be stressful.
Corona SunSets Festival kicks off at Wollongong’s North Beach this weekend, and they'll be banning single-use plastic items.
Get your debit cards ready, hip-hop heads.
Nearly 200 police worked at the Defqon music festival in September, an arrangement the Greens have called a "harmful waste of resources".
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian said a new offence of drug supply causing death will be created, following "expert" panel recommendations.
Reader, it's time to whip out your platform sneakers, your butterfly clips and your hair mascara, because literally every iconic late '90s band are coming down under next year.
The mammoth lineup also includes Rae Sremmurd, Lil Pump and more.
"I wanna show you something crazy that has just happened to me."
"Gumboots or death."
The festival has faced backlash online after announcing the controversial band as part of their lineup.
She brings new meaning to the term ‘rev-head’.
Five people were still denied entry to Above and Beyond in Sydney on the weekend, despite not carrying drugs.
The Greens say now that the police have carried out their threat, they plan to fight the policy in court again.
"The ball is in the NSW Police's court now."
Police plan to deny entry to anyone targeted by sniffer dogs at Above and Beyond in Sydney, even if a search finds no drugs on them.
"Welcome to New South Wales, where being young in public is now a criminal offence."