New music and tour news from Australian Eurovision artists - Guy Sebastian, Mitch Tambo and more
Today we go through all the latest music releases, videos, show and tour news from the following Australian Eurovision and ‘Eurovision - Australia Decides’ artists over the last month.
'Australia's Biggest Singalong!' - SBS Saturday June 5 at 8.30pm AEST.
Australia's Eurovision powerhouse Dami Im, together with 'Eurovision - Australia Decides 2020' participant Mitch Tambo are set join other Australian artists in an Australian television first, 'Australia's Biggest Singalong!' live on SBS on Saturday June 5 at 8.30pm AEST. Check out our article on 'Australia's Biggest Singalong!' to find out all the Australian artists involved and more about the show.
New Music and Videos:
Olivia Newton-John & Paul Anka - 'Put Your Head On My Shoulder'
Released: 7 May 2021
Olivia Newton-John has joined forced with Paul Anka to release a new duet entitled ‘Put Your Head On My Shoulder’. The song was originally released by Paul, who is a Canadian-American singer, back in 1959. Back then the song peaked at No. 2 on the US Billboard chart. More recently the song has seen it become popular on TikTok as part of a "Silhouette Challenge". Olivia Newton-John represented the United Kingdom at the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest with the song 'Long Live Love' which finished in 4th place.
Guy Sebastian & Human Nature - 'Broken Hearts'
Released: 21 May 2021
Guy Sebastian has teamed up with the Australian boy bond Human Nature on a track called 'Broken Hearts' off their upcoming EP 'Good Good Life'. The boy band celebrated 30 years together in 2020 as well as being inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame in 2019. The song is written by Andrew and Michael from the band together with Steven Solomon and Davis Naish. The EP featuring nine tracks will be released on June 4, you can pre-order it here.
LeeA feat. Moti - 'Domino'
Released: 21 May 2021
Leea Nanos is back, with a new image and new name, LeeA ,with her new K-Pop inspired song 'Domino' which she has collaborated with Moti from South Korea. LeeA took part in the inaugural 'Eurovision - Australia Decides 2019' with her self-penned 'Set Me Free'. She has also announced her first ever "K-Pop in public" dancing for her new single where she will joined by a dance crew and set to occur on May 30 2021.
Also not long ago LeeA performed an amazing cover of Duncan Laurence's Eurovision 2019 song 'Arcade', you can check it out here.
Vanessa Amorosi - 'Muhammad'
Released: 21 May 2021
Back in March 2021 Vanessa Amorosi released her soul and gospel music inspired EP 'Volume 1'. Now she is back again with 'Volume 2'. A new track from the upcoming EP is already out. 'Muhammad' is a positive vibe which Vanessa has described on Instagram as a song that always puts her "into a great headspace". You can get the new track 'Muhammad' when you pre-order 'Volume 2' here.
Mitch Tambo - 'Dreamtime Princess' (Live on Q+A)
Released: 28 May 2021
'Eurovision - Australia Decides 2020' artist Mitch Tambo released a brand new single 'Dreamtime Princess' last month. 'Dreamtime Princess' has already reached No. 1 on the Apple Music World chart.
Mitch finished up in 5th place at Australia Decides with his song 'Together'.
On Thursday he got the opportunity to promote his latest single on ABC’s ‘Q+A’, which is an Australian panel discussion program where guests, mostly politicians. answer questions from the audience. He also joined the panel talking about Indigenous issues during Reconciliation Week. Next weekend he is set to take part in 'Australia's Biggest Singalong!' on SBS as mentioned above, check out more about the upcoming show here.
Tours and Shows:
Electric Fields - 'Australian Fashion Week at Carriageworks'
June 2 2021 at 9am AEST
The runner ups of the inaugural 'Eurovision - Australia Decides' are set to performance for a runway showcase at the 'Australian Fashion Week at Carriageworks' featuring eight indigenous Australian designers on June 2 at 9am. For more information check out the Australian Fashion Week 2021 website here.
The duo will also be performing tonight in Darwin for the Garrmalang Festival which is a celebration of the artistic richness of First Nations culture, the show starts at 8pm at The Playhouse. Tickets are still available here.
Dami Im - 'Piano, Songs & Stories'
July - August 2021, across Australia
Dami Im is back on the road with her 'Piano, Songs & Stories' tour! This time Dami is touring Tasmania, Victoria, New South Wales and then finishing up in her home state of Queensland.
Current dates for the tour are as follows:
Thursday July 1 - 'Festival of Voices' Studio Theatre - Hobart, Tasmania
Friday July 2 - Paranaple Arts Centre - Devonport, Tasmania
Saturday July 3 - Country Club - Launceston, Tasmania
Friday July 9 - Palais Hepburn - Hepburn Springs, Victoria
Saturday July 10 - Burrinja Theatre, Upwey, Victoria
Sunday July 11 - The Capital - Bendigo, Victoria
Thursday July 15 - Cessnock Performing Arts Centre - Cessnock,New South Wales
Friday July 16 - Laycock Street Theatre - Gosford, New South Wales
Saturday July 17 - Blue Mountains Theatre - Springwood, New South Wales
Friday July 23 - Canberra Theatre Playhouse - Canberra, ACT
Saturday July 24 - Sydney Opera House - Sydney, New South Wales
Friday July 30 - Brunswick Ballroom - Brunswick, Victoria
Friday August 13 - The J Theatre - Noosa, Queensland
Friday August 20 - Empire Church Theatre - Toowoomba, Queensland
For more information or to book tickets for the tour check our her website here. Next weekend she is set to take part in 'Australia's Biggest Singalong!' on SBS as mentioned above, check out more about the upcoming show here.
Dami Im & Kate Miller-Heidke - ‘Bluesfest Byron Bay’
October 1-4, 2021 - Byron Bay, NSW
The festival was cancelled in April this year due to a COVID cluster in NSW. In good news, the festival has now been rescheduled for October 2021. Eurovision royalty Dami Im and Kate Miller-Heidke have been announced as part of the new line up for the ‘Blues Fest Byron Bay’. Kate will be playing on the Saturday and Dami will be playing on the Sunday. The line up includes Kasey Chambers, Jimmy Barnes, Midnight Oil, Ocean Alley and many many more.
Sheppard - 'State of Origin' June 27 2021, Suncorp Stadium, Milton, Queensland
In early May 2021 Sheppard reached a milestone surpassing 850 million music streams online! In big news Shepard will be performing in the 'State of Origin'. They will be performing live on the field before the game for 'State of Origin' game 2! The State of Origin series is an annual best-of-three rugby league series between two Australian state representative sides, the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons. Check out the game for their performance on June 27 2021 at Suncorp Stadium.
Upcoming future releases and tours from Australian Eurovision artists:
Dami Im - New album - expected 2021
Ella Hooper - New album - expected 2021
Isaiah Firebrace - 'Blame On Me' - New single release - June 4 2021
Jordan Anthony - 'Broken Heart' - New single release - June 4 2021
Jack Vidgen - 'Love Me Lonely'- New single release - June 4 2021
Vanessa Amorosi - 'Volume 2' - New EP - June 11 2021
And access our Spotify playlist of all new music over the last six months below: