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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

Its Only Rock n RollIt’s Only Rock ‘N’ Roll – The ROCKUMENTARY
Posted 27th January
A new musical experience has hit the road throughout Australia – It’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll  is more than just a rock show, it’s a ‘rockumentary’ behind one of the greatest rock ‘n’ roll bands in the world, The Rolling Stones.  This authentic musical snap-shot gives audiences a glimpse into a time when The Stones reigned, telling their story through their music. [more]

Renée GeyerAn evening with Renée Geyer on Valentine’s night.
Saturday 14th February 2015 | Wonderland Spiegeltent, Docklands Vic

Posted 27th January
Docklands’ Wonderland Spiegeltent is putting on something special for lovers – and lovers of great music – this Valentine’s Day with a special evening in the company of legendary performer Renée Geyer. Renée’s musical journey is part of Australian music folklore. [more]

Big Golden Guitar - TamworthTamworth Country Music Festival 2015
Posted 16th January
Hot Off The Press Publicity will be attending Tamworth Country Music Festival and is proud to support its clients‘ involvement in the 2015 TCMF.

We'll be posting regular updates to Twitter and Instagram during the festival.

You can find their TCMF gig dates by clicking on the artist/group name:

- James Blundell
- Kristy Cox
- Col Elliott
- Matt Henry
- Jess Holland
- Travis List
- The Wolfe Brothers
- women in docs

A full list can be found here:
The Reef Hotel CasinoCelebrate the Australia Day long weekend with some incredible home-grown talent as far North Queensland favourites perform live in Vertigo
Posted 16th January
It doesn’t get much better than home-grown local talent when it comes to celebrating Australia Day, and celebrated Far North Queensland musicians Kamerunga are certainly cementing themselves as an iconic Aussie band. The multi-genre, multi-instrumental band have been heralded around the country for their folk-world-funk appeal and it’s not surprising to find they have rapidly earned the reputation as a festival favourite. [more]
Mau PowerHip Hop artist Mau Power hits the road for a string of tour dates in January, February & March 2015
Posted 15th January
After a massive 2014, which included the release of his acclaimed The Show Will Go On album and revered single Freedom (featuring the legendary Archie Roach), Torres Strait hip hop musician Mau Power is hitting the road in January, February and March to share his music with fans. [more]

The Reef Hotel CasinoTwo international songwriters Vertigolive 29, 30, 31 January 2015 – Max T. Barnes (USA) & Ann Vriend (Canada)
Posted 14th January
Two incredible international songwriters will call the Vertigo stage home at The Reef Hotel Casino this January as they bring their incredible stylings to the Far North for one night only. Indie soul songstress Ann Vriend and American storyteller Max T. Barnes will share the stage on Saturday 31st January as they showcase what makes them two of the world’s most revered songwriters and legends within their own right [more]

Tanks Arts Centre[Program] Tanks Arts Centre, Cairns Qld
Posted 7th January
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]

James Blundell The Original Urban Cowboy James Blundell Announces 2015 Tamworth Country Music Festival Show
Posted 5th January
The original urban cowboy James Blundell will officially launch his new single Hills of Brisbane at his 2015 Tamworth Country Music Festival show. The one night only show will be a special one for this incredible performer, not only will it act as the launching pad for the single, but will also be a chance for fans to get a sneak peek of his forthcoming album, slated for release later in 2015. [more]

The Reef Hotel Casino - New Years Eve

The New Year is about to POP! At The Reef Hotel Casino with a massive night of entertainment planned to see in 2015
Posted 22nd December
Featuring some of the best local talent, there is a host of live music throughout the complex to help everyone celebrate and see in 2015. The ever-popular The Tall Poppies, featuring special guest Rob Edwards (from The Voice fame) will be performing in Vertigo, the acclaimed 3’s A Crowd are set to take over the Arena and the lovely Sweet K will be live in Privé. [more]

Rose CarleoPowerhouse songstress Rose Carleo joins
acclaimed songwriter Paul Woseen [The Screaming Jets]
solo album tour as special guest

Posted 22nd December
In a tour befitting her current rockin’ single, powerhouse songstress Rose Carleo is hitting the road with Paul Woseen from The Screaming Jets on his solo album dates throughout January. Joining Paul – one of the country’s premier songwriters who is responsible for hits such as Helping Hand and October Grey – as special guest on the tour is something a little bit special for Rose. [more]
The Brewster BrothersBrothers Angels and Demons – The story behind the Brewster Brothers tour continues in 2015 – more dates announced
Posted 19th December
There are few stories in the Australian music industry more interesting and diverse than that of Rick and John Brewster, the founding musicians behind rock legends The Angels. Now, the Brewster brothers are getting ready to do something a little different and spend an evening with audiences where they’ll share the good bits, the bad bits and everything in between in this unique show Brothers, Angels and Demons. [more]
Acclaimed singer songwriter Paul Woseen [The Screaming Jets] continues his Bombido Solo album tour in 2015

Acclaimed singer songwriter Paul Woseen [The Screaming Jets] continues his Bombido Solo album tour in 2015
Posted: 18th December
After a massive 2014 touring with both The Screaming Jets and launching his debut solo album, revered singer songwriter Paul Woseen is hitting the road again in 2015 to share music from his recent release with music fans. He has penned songs that have become part of the nation’s psyche over the past two decades and it’s evident that this talented artist is definitely not slowing down [more]

The Screaming JetsThe Screaming Jets Rock the Australia Day long weekend with two massive shows at The Bridge Hotel in Sydney
Posted 10th December
Aussie rock legends The Screaming Jets are gearing up for two incredible rock shows this coming Australia Day weekend in Sydney. Hot off the heels of the band’s mammoth Atomic 47 25th anniversary national tour in 2014, The Jets are doing what they do best… rocking out and rocking hard! When it comes to Aussie rock, these former Novocastrians are renowned for their unforgettable live shows and an evening in the company of the Jets is guaranteed to get the celebrations started. [more]

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