The annual event is moving indoors for the first time in six years because of concerns about the weather.
Morrissey has taken aim at reality TV talent shows which he says don't create any actual stars.
A soulful folk experience comes with many layers of warmth at the hands of guitarist Glen Hansard and band.
Heaven knows one doesn't see Morrissey to be "mildly entertained". He pooh-poohed that idea early, while we were still wringing our hands over brutally violent footage in his video preamble.
Here's one group you don't usually hear associated with celebrity feuds: the people who hand out Nobel prizes.
Glen Hansard basks in having all but made the Opera House his Sydney home-away-from-home and provides a cracker performance.
Beethoven's Pastoral. Sydney Symphony Orchestra. Vladimir Ashkenazy, Nouyuki Tsujii. Opera House
He may have begun as a Neil Young disciple but these mild pop days turned out nothing like he had planned for Bernard Fanning.
The iconic entertainer Prince may have ascended to musical heaven but his musical legacy lives on.
There was some throat-clearing and uneven breath control but overall highly accomplished.
The music of Django's great-nephew spawned intermittent incandescence
These two technically brilliant young musicians make impressive musical partners.
Anger has turned to optimism for the Canadian/American singer and now mother whose life is always played out in her songs.
The Game of Thrones actor has incorporated the TV show into his house DJ set.
A cast recording of an Australian-created musical joins two women rocking, four Sydneysiders trippy dancing, one man planting bluegrass in LA and some Americans moving from the porch to the big tent.
The frontwoman of neo-folk group Dead Can Dance sang mostly in tongues, and had the audience enraptured.
Sugar Mountain, Zoo Twilights, win with The Age Music Victoria Awards, Archie Roach and more.
Another day, another celebrity Trump diss – this time from rapper Eminem.
''The Presidential election has been like a constant punch in the face," says Jordie Lane.
One woman, seven instruments. Who needs a band?
Leonard Cohen, the Pretenders, Agnes Obel, Katy Steele and Lisa Mitchell.
Music stars of Brisbane will perform at a benefit at QPAC to honour Railroad Gin singer-songwriter Carol Lloyd, who is seriously unwell with pulmonary fibrosis.
The yellow and purple Wiggles describe on-stage fun, off-stage romance and plans for Wiggling into their senior years.
Chrissie Hynde returns with help from the Black Keys; Swet Shop Boys are fly, right?; Kings of Leon look for the soul in the stadium; Leonard Cohen goes dark; Eleanor McEvoy goes naked; Australian singing gets recognition.
A Billboard report alleges Ocean and his team were aware of the due date and intentionally missed the Grammy deadline.