The Source News on Global Digital – 24 September 2019

In this week’s show for The Source News on 4EB Global Digital… We update you on the youth climate strikes and hear from some teachers, and students from the rally in Brisbane. We also speak to UQ Researcher Ingrid Rowlands about her study on … [Read more...]

The Brisbane Music scene is growing : Podcast

The Brisbane Music scene is growing, and the future is looking bright for young musicians, as Emily Lowe reports. … [Read more...]

Classical music festival boosts community spirit

Tyalgum Music Festival

JADE MCGARRY The NSW country town of Tyalgum is using its annual classic music festival to bring the community together after a difficult August.   In August, fire destroyed several businesses in the small town of approximately … [Read more...]

Music helps people with a disability

Music therapy with children

MICAELA ABOODY Music is a powerful thing. It can make your happy when you’re sad and arouse memories of particular times, places and moments that you thought you’d forgotten. But, for people living with physical and intellectual disabilities, … [Read more...]

Band uses music to focus on mental health

Vesper Green

GABRIELLE ZGRAJEWSKI In any creative industry, issues with mental health, self-esteem, drug and alcohol addiction and financial instability are real and pervasive problems, and the Australian music industry is no exception. But musicians such … [Read more...]

Henny Spaghetti redefines the art of drag

AIMEE LITTLEBOY Renae Rodino, also known as Henny Spaghetti, is a female drag queen. This could make her a faux queen or a bio queen, but she doesn't refer to herself as this. She just considers herself a drag queen - someone who plays with … [Read more...]

Muswellbrook flexes music

BRANDON CLARK Muswellbrook is gearing up to host the fourth instalment of the Noisy Heeler Music Festival on October 20. With a new year comes a new name for the festival, changing from the Bottom’s Up Festival title used in previous … [Read more...]

Gold Coasters go nuts for Nutella fest

LUCY REES The Nutella Festival at Nightquarter in Helensvale was a huge hit. Guests were treated to hazelnut chocolate flavoured treats like Nutella donuts, Nutella martinis...and intrigued by unusual creations like Nutella steak and pizza. For … [Read more...]

Christmas comes early for Brisbane music scene

Yellowcat Redcat at Valley Fiesta

GABRIELLE ZGRAJEWSKI Fortitude Valley has wrapped up two of its largest events for another year after showcasing 10 days of performances from some of the city’s and the nation’s best talent. Held from August 28 to September 7, the Valley was … [Read more...]

Redlands ripe with 60th RedFest success

Strawberries at RedFest 2018

DANICA STREADER The Redland Showgrounds were packed last week with punnets of strawberry-themed fun as visitors enjoyed sweet success of the 60th annual RedFest Strawberry Festival. RedFest began in 1958 with local farmers selling strawberries … [Read more...]