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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

HOTP LogoJob Vacancy - Publicist / Assistant Publicist
Posted 2nd July
Are you an ardent communicator? Do you have a strong interest in, and knowledge of traditional and online media platforms? Are you an advocate for the importance of social media? Most importantly, are you passionate about the music industry? If you love all kinds of music, have a great knowledge of the local scene and possess some killer communication skills, then we want to hear from you… [more]

The Reef StampedeThe Reef Stampede is here! Two nights of country rockin’ fun, food & entertainment at the Casino to celebrate professional bull riders event in Cairns
Posted 22nd June
It doesn’t get much better than the highly anticipated line-up for The Reef Hotel Casino’s REEF STAMPEDE at the start of July. Considered the official hoedown for the Professional Bull Rider’s (PBR) Far North Queensland event, the mini festival of fun, food & entertainment features the cream of the crop of the Australian music industry with a distinctly country flavour! [more]

Mornings In The ArenaMornings In The Arena new host announced –
Far North Queensland singer songwriter
Rhys Tolhurst takes over the reins

Posted 19th June
The new face of The Reef Hotel Casino’s Mornings in the Arena has been announced as Far North Queensland singer songwriter Rhys Tolhurst. Rhys is no stranger to local audiences, the Cairns’ musician took the spotlight in 2012 as a finalist on Australia’s Got Talent. His appearance received rave reviews from the judges, who were all impressed with his warm honey vocals and [more]
One Electric Day One Electric Day returns to Werribee Park for a third year with a massive line up
Posted 12th June
After an incredible sell-out event in 2014, the highly anticipated ONE ELECTRIC DAY concert event returns with its biggest line-up yet, featuring Australian music industry royalty. This November the festival will be headlined by Aussie icon John Farnham, with very special guests Noiseworks, Daryl Braithwaite, The Black Sorrows (featuring Vika & Linda Bull) and Pseudo Echo take to the stage on the Great Lawn at Werribee Park for eight hours of jam-packed live [more]
Reef Hotel Casino The Reef Hotel Casino does comedy - debut events features Sydney stand-up Steve Philp and local celebrity Terry Doyle
Posted 11th June
The Reef Hotel Casino is expanding its entertainment spectrum to encompass comedy with two special debut events flagged for this June. Launching with Comedy Trivia in the Sports Arena on Thursday 18th June featuring Sydney stand-up Steve Philp, the ‘charity challenge’ event is not only a chance for trivia nuts to score themselves some incredible prizes, but funds from the night will also be donated to Relay for Life. The comedy fun continues with Comedy in [more]
The Precinct Hotel - Past To Present Melbourne band Past To Present secure Friday night residency at The Precinct Hotel in Richmond – kick start the weekend with the party favourites
Posted 11th June
Revered local band Past to Present have secured a Friday night residency at the Precinct Hotel in Richmond, running indefinitely. The band are a well-known name on the local live music scene and bring with them a wealth of experience to turn every Friday night into the perfect party. The Precinct Hotel is reputed for its great live music across the weekends and the addition of a permanent [more]
The Doors Show – Absolutely Live The Doors Show – Absolutely Live perform for the first time ever at The Gov in Adelaide – recreating the magic of the psychedelic 60s
Posted 8th June
When it comes to music that truly shaped a generation, it doesn’t get more important or influential than that of The Doors. While music fans may never get a chance to see this enigmatic band live in the flesh again, they can revel in the next best thing, a concert experience by Australia’s beloved The Doors Show – Absolutely Live. [more]
Kellie KnightByron Bay’s Kellie Knight and the daze bringing soul to Far North Queensland for two special nights this June
Posted: 3rd June
Far North Queensland audiences are in for a party treat when Kellie Knight and The Daze head to Cairns at the end of June for two special nights of live music at The Reef Hotel Casino. The band sound like a blend of your favourite retro-soul, mixed with gansta funk back beat, and a swirl of jazz and hip hop. Shaken up all together, their music will go down like a smooth martini. [more]
Rose Carleo Powerhouse songstress Rose Carleo announces more dates on her acclaimed Time Is Now tour for the second half of 2015
Posted 1st June
Powerhouse songstress Rose Carleo has announced the next leg of her Time Is Now tour dates that will take the talented musician on the road until the end of 2015. After already touring through Queensland, Victoria and New South Wales earlier in the year, and with two special hometown dates secured for Western Australia in June, the next leg of the tour, throughout July, August [more]
DragonIconic rockers Dragon celebrate 30 years of Body And The Beat album with a special Melbourne show
Posted 1st June
Iconic rockers Dragon are celebrating another milestone in 2015 with the 30th anniversary of their accliamed Body and The Beat album. The band have been out on the road over the past month paying homage to this classic release, and have now announced a special Melbourne show date, due to popular demand. They will not only be playing all their biggest hits, but also the album in its entireity. This is a rare chance for music fans to celebrate one of the most popular [more]
Greta StanleyFar North Queensland songstress Greta Stanley releases Debut EP
Posted 1st June
With sultry vocals and a captivating style, up-and-coming singer songwriter Greta Stanley has pulled together six premium tracks for her debut EP Bedroom City. It’s hard to believe the Far North Queensland-based songstress is only 20-years-old, her songwriting nuance belies her age, instead you could be forgiven for thinking these tracks had been penned by an older soul, someone who has lived far beyond Greta’s two decades of life [more]

Tanks Arts Centre[Program] Tanks Arts Centre, Cairns Qld
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]

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