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Hot Off The Press Publicity

Hot Off The Press Publicity is a specialist music PR company servicing Australia and New Zealand. Working on national tours, festivals, gigs and album releases, HOTP provides comprehensive campaigns for all music genres across print and broadcast media.

Hot Off The Press Publicity is proud to support the local music industry.

The only way the community will know about events and releases is to get the message out to the market place. One of the most effective ways of conveying this message (next to advertising) is through editorial and interviews in print media and on broadcast mediums such as radio and television. HOTP specialises in media coverage and making sure the right message gets out to the masses.

With years of music industry and media experience between them, the team at HOTP provides a dedicated and comprehensive PR service for all manner of projects. With more than two decades of relative experience, the HOTP team has worked in music journalism, radio promotions, marketing and touring. This enables HOTP to offer an all-round service ensuring every aspect of music publicity is catered for.

Passionate about the Australian music industry, HOTP works with artists, managers, touring companies, venues and festivals to generate strong media coverage across all mediums. HOTP achieves a high success rate in achieving effective music coverage in all areas of Australia, from metropolitan centres to regional areas. HOTP provides hands-on direct marketing between venues, management, artists, media and the community.

HOTP [Media Releases] This Month

Athol GuyAthol Guy – The Seekers Story is a personal journey through the life and music of one of the founders of Australia’s most celebrated musical group
Posted 26th March
Celebrating one of the country’s most revered music groups, Athol Guy – The Seekers Story, is a musical and visual spectacular that takes the audience on a journey from the 60s through to modern day. Athol Guy – bassist and one of The Seekers’ founding members – is joined by an all-star cast including 60s pop-star Buddy England for a special guest appearance, as well as Rod Hulls (keyboards & vocals), Jenny Blake (vocals) and Michael Cristiano (guitar & vocals) [more]
Matt HenryCountry singer-songwriter Matt Henry releases heartfelt crowd favourite – New Single Home Every Time I’m Gone
Posted: 26th March
The new single by country musician Matt Henry is a frank and honest look inside his life and has become a favourite with fans. The single, Home Every Time I’m Gone, from Matt’s debut EP Life By Proxy, wasn’t initially slated as a single release, but has been so warmly embraced by the fans that it has taken on a life of its own. The song is the most downloaded track from his EP and the most streamed track online, so releasing it as his first 2015 single was something of a natural progression. [more]
Jake Jackson

Melbourne singer-songwriter Jake Jackson
releases an ode to his father with the single
I Will March For You

Posted 25th March
Following on from the release of his debut album Hired Hand in 2012, Melbourne singer-songwriter Jake Jackson is back with a special single – I will March For You – which is an ode to his father. A timely release for the Anzac centenary, and indeed any day of remembrance, the song will resonate with anyone who has a loved one who has been at war, or who serves in the armed forces. It is not a song about Anzac Day, but instead an ode to those who deserve to be remembered for their unwavering bravery. [more]

Rose CarleoPowerhouse songstress Rose Carleo releases rockin’ new album Time Is Now
Posted 23rd March
The third offering from powerhouse songstress Rose Carleo Time Is Now is a rockin’ dynamic release that will firmly establish this incredible vocalist as one of the most vibrant singers on the Australian music scene today. Rose’s career is already well-documented, she’s had a string of hits in the country music scene and is revered as one of Australia’s strongest songwriters. [more]

MICF Wonderland CarnivaleIncredible line-up – Chris Franklin, Lehmo
& circus superstars and more…

Posted 19th March
The acclaimed Wonderland Carnivale returns in 2015 for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival with a host of incredible comedic acts. With a revered line-up featuring Chris Franklin, Lehmo, special guest headliners and some incredible circus superstars, the six events throughout March and April promise to delight audiences with its special carnival theatre experience. Housed in the gorgeous ‘Salon de Elegance’ of the Wonderland Spiegeltent, this is a truly unique event that previously received rave reviews. [more]

The League Of Sideshow SuperstarsThe acclaimed Wonderland Carnivale returns to The Wonderland Spiegeltent for The Melbourne International Comedy Festival
Posted 19th March
An incredible evening of sideshow heads to the Wonderland Spiegeltent for one night only this April as some of the country’s most talented performers come together in The League of Sideshow Superstars. A unique collection of elite sideshow artists, led by the godfather of modern sideshow, Shep Huntly, the evening includes acts guaranteed to shock, amaze and inspire. [more]

Big Bubble ShowThe Big Bubble Show comes to The Wonderland Fun Park this April School Holidays to delight all ages
Posted 19th March
The Wonderland Fun Park these school holidays is all about bubbles with The Big Bubble Show set to delight all ages. Gone are the days of simple bubble blowing, this unique show audiences will see bubbles inside bubbles, smoke bubbles, square bubbles and even amazing new explode-a-bubbles, all set inside a special show at the Wonderland Spiegeltent. There is even a human bubble where one lucky child will get the opportunity to be inside a giant bubble! [more]

ElixirEclectic circus show attempts to create the Elixir of life
at The Wonderland Spiegeltent this
Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Posted 19th March
Circus fans will be delighted by the return of the popular Elixir show to the Wonderland Spiegeltent for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. This stunning circus event has received rave reviews in the past as it brings together the aptitude and skill of the Melbourne acrobatic troupe, Head First Acrobats. Featuring the incredible skill of head acrobats and choreographers Cal Harris and Thomas Gorham, the show is a breathtaking mix of incredible circus stunts and some unexpected laughs. [more]
MICF Marty PutzMarty Putz – Putzing around returns to The Wonderland Spiegeltent for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival
Posted 19th March
The crazy and hilarious comedy that is Marty Putz – Putzing Around returns to the Wonderland Spiegeltent as part of the 2015 Melbourne International Comedy Festival. This must-see spectacle for all ages is a fun and infectious and children can’t get enough of Marty’s cheeky and charming nature. With exploding suits, huge marshmallow fights and loads of gizmos, gadgets and weird inventions, the show is full of audience participation. [more]
Mitchell Anderson The Mitchell Anderson Organic Orchestra (The Voice) heads to the Far North
for two special nights of incredible soul

Posted 16th March
Considered one of the best ‘white soul singers of our time’ Mitchell Anderson is a familiar face to Australian audiences. He won hearts around the nation with his emotionally charged, heartfelt performances on television talent show The Voice in 2013. He ended up as a finalist on Team Seal, garnering acclaim throughout the show from his incredible vocal diversity. [more]
Damien LeithRenowned singer-songwriter Damien Leith
takes his acclaimed one man cabaret play
The Parting Glass: An Irish Journey

Posted 9th March
There is no doubt about it, Damien Leith is a man of many talents. The soft spoken musician with the Irish-accent has earned his way into the hearts of Australian audiences and is revered for not only his performances as an incredible singer-songwriter, but also author and playwright. Now, with a new album under his belt – Songs from Ireland – music fans and art-lovers alike will have the chance to get a glimpse into another side of Damien as he takes his acclaimed one man cabaret play The Parting Glass: An Irish Journey on the road. [more]

Tanks Arts Centre[Program] Tanks Arts Centre, Cairns Qld
Posted 6th March
Tanks Arts Centre is a business unit of Cairns Regional Council, in the Community, Sports & Cultural Division. Situated in the Cairns Botanic Gardens precinct, just 4km north of the city’s CBD, the centre is an iconic and innovative, multi-use, contemporary arts facility creatively housed in three converted World War 2 naval oil storage tanks, and set amidst a lush rainforest backdrop.

For this month's program, [click here]

Rose CarleoPowerhouse songstress Rose Carleo announces her Time Is Now national album tour
Posted: 2nd March
Celebrating the release of her third solo album – Time Is Now – powerhouse songstress Rose Carleo is packing her bags and hitting the road for a string of tour dates to share the exciting new material with fans around the country. Announcing the first leg of her tour dates this week, the shows will see this impressive performer, who effortlessly straddles the blues-rock-country genres, perform kick ass shows throughout Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland. [more]

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