Kate Kingsmill Before jetting back to the States for a huge tour, Sheppard play their sweet harmonies on home turf.
Alasdair Mcdonald 8:00pm Lepers & Crooks frontman Sam Baker recalls how he soon got over his stage fright.
Kate Kingsmill The successful young musician is feeling nostalgic about Canberra, the town of his birth.
Arne Sjostedt A psychedelic pop musician from New Zealand has fans around the world of his unique, introverted music.
Alasdair Mcdonald Inspired by her upbringing and her life experiences, Perth soul singer Shameem is socially conscious, emotional and spiritual.
Canberra act Readable Graffiti talk about life on the road - and the incriminating contents of their refrigerator.
The low down on the season's must have events. Don't miss out.
Kate Kingsmill CW Stoneking is not interested in the music industry.
What's Goss: US rapper Joey Bada$$ has lived up to his name, charged with assault after allegedly punching a security guard in the face.
Brisbane's stoner surfers Dune Rats bring their unique brand of sunshine punk and psychedelic influences to Sydney for the St Jerome's Laneway Festival.
This week we have one double pass to see C. W. Stoneking at The Street Theatre on February 22.
What's happening around the city for the next week.
Alasdair Mcdonald Paper Lions hail from the small Eastern Canadian town of Belfast, a place known for its art galleries, fertile farm land and its love of Celtic music.
This week we have five copies of Ministry of Sound's Running Trax, Summer 2015 to give away.
What's Goss: Fly would like to congratulate Canberra local Citizen Kay who has been announced as a support act for Seth Sentry.
This week Fly has five copies of Ministry of Sound's brand new Chillout Sessions XVII to give away.
If you're searching for first-rate live music early in the new year, the Street Theatre will do the job.
Kate Kingsmill Despite illness and the need for beauty sleep, Amity Affliction's Joel Birch managed to answer Fly's questions.
Alabama Shakes bring their swampy soulful rock to town, good news for Falls Festival attendees and a new release from She & Him.
Dan Bigna 2014 best of lists are upon us and although it's important to acknowledge notable new music, also worthy of attention are those reissued collections which illuminate the many diverse strands.
Kate Kingsmill DJ and singer Havana Brown's real name is Angelique Meunier, but "you can call me whatever you're comfortable with," she laughs.
Kate Kingsmill A version of Michael Jackson's Smooth Criminal by Croation cellists Stjepan Hauser and Luka Sulic is a YouTube sensation.
Jessie Ryan-Allen will be supporting Myriad Ways at Smiths Alternative on December 19.
Canberra musician PJ Michael talks to Fly about his influences and country blues sound.
The Deniliquin Ute Muster announces its first artists, Pokey LaFarge returns Down Under and Julia Henning performs live in concert.
Arne Sjostedt Winner of the 2014 National Fine Music Network Young Virtuoso Award, Stephanie Jones says being a top-class classical musician is something that takes all her effort to achieve.
Arne Sjostedt Melbourne-based Munro Melano's second EP is a kind of dedication to Michael Jackson.
Sean Palmer Melbourne three-piece rockers Dallas Frasca have stirred up talk about the media's promotion of stereotypical body types.
CHRIS JOHNSON An adoring crowd sang Joan Armatrading Happy Birthday to You when she came on stage.
Arne Sjostedt The band served up an energetic set and a gigantic sound for the ANU audience.
Dan Bigna After experimenting with what works best for them, Safia have come up with the way to blend acoustics with electronic embellishments.
Sometimes it's great to arrive early to a show and catch the support bands. But how do you work out the best time to turn up if you aren't keen on kicking it while you wait for the band you've gone out to see?
Kate Kingsmill Jessica Carter and Darren Cross have more in common than just a musical connection.
On the Road with Jackie Marshall, aka The Peppercorn Queen et The Fat Lambs
Summer is shaping up to be busy on the music scene, with big-name acts coming to Canberra.
Arne Sjostedt La De Da will host a myriad of creative types at a celebration of its third birthday on December 5.
Opinion & Review
Erika Bacon The Thredbo Blues Festival is a weekend of bliss.
Geoff Page This eponymous jazz CD is the second from this young Canberra artist in as many months.
CRAIG MATHIESON The Story: The Very Best of Spandau Ballet features 19 tracks from the reformed and seemingly revitalised British new wave band turned soul boys.
CRAIG MATHIESON The best American band of the last 20 years, the rise of Wilco and the ambitions of frontman Jeff Tweedy are traversed by 38 songs which move from alt-country and Beatlesque pop to electronic melancholy and Krautrock repetition.
A selection of album reviews, including Bryan Ferry, Ella Hooper and Dan Warner.
Anthony Carew Sydney duo Collarbones' third EP continues to push musical boundaries.
Jeff Glorfeld The Hired Guns latest offering is less like a complete album and more like a compilation.
CRAIG MATHIESON With a hit ballad in You Ruin Me to mark their chart comeback, pop twins Jessica and Lisa Origliasso continue their eclectic ways.
CRAIG MATHIESON Pink Floyd's Endless River album is an essentially serene and stately tribute to keyboardist Rick Wright, who died in 2008.
Dan Bigna Amber Lawrence's new album is aligned with successful crossover artists she admires such as LeAnn Rimes and Taylor Swift who have both embraced the sweetness and light of pop music.
CRAIG MATHIESON A perfectly decent album, but a weirder map would have helped.
Anthony Carew The epic indie-rockers celebrate love.
Simon Tatz When it works, it's as good as anything Young has released. But there are patchy numbers.
Arne Sjostedt National Folk Festival's Ultimate Tent Concert offers an experience not easily forgotten.
CHRIS JOHNSON Canberra is home to some incredible bands and sitting right at the top of that list is the world-class Liam McKahey and the Bodies.
Peter Krbavac Last Friday night, local two-piece Assassins 88 piled into the corner of a sharehouse living room for the first time in years.
Samuel J. Fell An album of intense poise and power.
Patrick Emery Thurston Moore's post-Sonic Youth journey might be different, but the original signposts remain.
Andrew Watt The album won't add a lot to his legacy but it will provide a few acceptable set-filling songs.
Dan Bigna The newly opened Chop Shop has a busy creative vibe that puts Dan Bigna in mind of another favourite haunt.
Simon Tatz This album just might be a modern masterpiece.
Sean Palmer Aphex Twin has created a mind-blowing soundtrack for the modern age.
Sean Palmer The Preatures' intelligent pop is delivered with suave energy.
Anthony Carew Andras and Oscar have released an evocative new album.
Fly by night
Passenger performed a sold out crowd at Canberra Theatre on January 24
Thredbo Blues Festival brought together some of Australia's finest blues artists performed over the weekend, held in the clear and crisp mountain air of Thredbo Alpine Village.
Scrambled; Three years of La De Da
Violent Soho performed at ANU Bar on December 3
Sydney indie folk trio Little May performed for fans in an intimate setting at The Front in Lyneham.
The IMB Sunset Cinema was Launched on November 14. Guests enjoyed a performance by local band Slow Turismo and watched the flick What We Do in the Shadows.
Hilltop Hoods performed at the AIS on October 30. They were supported by DJ Morgs and the Thundamentals.
The Chop Shop in Braddon was host to the event Ink Flow Tattoo Art and Slick Beats.
The Church performed at ANU Bar on October 24
Bluejuice performed at ANU Bar on October 18
Griswolds perform at Zierholz @ UC on September 27
Angus and Julia Stone performed at Llewellyn Hall on September 13.
Andy Bull performed at Transit Bar, September 11
Tina Arena performed at Llewellyn Hall on September 6.
360 performed at University of Canberra's Refectory on September 3.
Kate Miller-Heidke was supported by UK singer Ryan Keen.
Coolio, supported by Canberra locals Jimmy Pike and Suarvess.
Joelistics launched his album Blue Volume at Transit Bar on July 19
Semantix launched their EP Cold Plains at Transit Bar, July 4.
Rufus performed at ANU Bar, June 19
Jason Derulo performing at the Royal Theatre.
Scenes from the Justice Crew concert at the AIS on April 23.
Scenes from the Billy Bragg concert at the Canberra Theatre
Birds of Tokyo performed at UC Refectory on February 13.
Ashley Feraude at The Loft. 9th March 2014.
Timomatic thrilled the crowd at the opening ceremony.
Cat Power plays at the Canberra Street Theatre.
Crowds gather to see Jessica Mauboy performing at AIS Arena.
Unknown Landscapes Tour at Smiths Alternative Bookshop.