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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

Hot Off The Pres PublicityEmployment opportunity: Junior / Assistant Publicist
Posted: 3rd March
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]
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]
Harvest ‘N’ Graze Festival

Harvest ‘N’ Graze Festival to showcase some incredible food, wine & music at its first metropolitan event
Posted 21st February
The upcoming Harvest ‘n’ Graze Festival will bring Victoria’s greenest ‘harvest’ and finest ‘graze’ to the city as part of its free event at South Wharf Promenade on March 1. The festival is a food, music and wine extravaganza hosting some of the best regional and metropolitan exports Victoria has to offer. The eclectic musical line-up includes co-headliners Darren Middleton (Powderfinger) and Guy Pearce, legendary Aussie rockers Chocolate Starfish, as well as some of Melbourne’s revered musicians [more]

Bill Chambers

Bill Chambers reunites with the band of his youth – Four Crying Out Loud – for a special night of music
Posted: 20th February
As one of Australia’s most respected performers, Bill Chambers needs no introduction to audiences. He’s been touring the width and breadth of Australia since he was young, garnering fans of all ages along the way. Now, Bill is reuniting with the band of his youth – Four Crying Out Loud – for a one night only show in Adelaide that is guaranteed to be a history making event. [more]

Dragon celebrate 30 years of Body and the Beat

Iconic rockers Dragon celebrate 30 years of Body And The Beat album with a string of special anniversary tour dates
Posted: 20th February
Iconic rockers Dragon are celebrating another milestone in 2015 with the 30th anniversary of their accliamed Body and The Beat album. To pay homage to this classic release, the band is hitting the road for a string of party tour dates that will see them not only play 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 albums of the 1980s performed by one of the most revered bands. [more]

James BlundellThe original Urban Cowboy James Blundell
hits the road in 2015

Posted: 18th February
The original urban cowboy James Blundell is hitting the road to showcase his new single Hills of Brisbane. The single, which was released at the 2015 Tamworth Country Music Festival, has already been receiving rave reviews around the country. [more]
The Red Hot Summer Tour - Ballarat

The Red Hot Summer Tour add Jimmy Barnes
to an already massive Aussie rock line up
for the March 2015 Ballarat show

Posted 17th February
The popular RED HOT SUMMER TOUR has added another incredible Aussie rock musician to its line-up for the upcoming Ballarat show in March with the inclusion of Jimmy Barnes as part of its headliners. The event already includes the likes of Hoodoo Gurus, James Reyne plays Australian Crawl, Daryl Braithwaite and Boom Crash Opera, with special guest Diesel. [more]

The Jones Theory Band

The Jones Theory Band heads to the Far North for two special nights featuring Paula Baxter & Ron E. Jones
Posted 17th February
Some of the most accomplished musicians on the Sydney music scene are banding together and heading for Far North Queensland this March as The Jones Theory Band gets set to rock the house at The Reef Hotel Casino for two special nights. [more]

Pop darlings The Chantoozies announce one night only show at Melbourne’s Wonderland Spiegeltent
Posted 17th February
Beloved 80’s poppets The Chantoozies are heading to the Wonderland Spiegeltent for one night only of pop classics in March. Renowned as one of Australia’s best party bands, The Chantoozies - Tottie Goldsmith, Ally Fowler, Eve von Bibra and Angie La Bozzetta – will entertain with their originals as well as crowd favorites, making for a special evening of smooth sounds and brilliant boogying. [more]

Darren Middleton (Powderfinger) & Guy PearceDarren Middleton (Powderfinger) & Guy Pearce headline great musical line-up for Harvest ‘N’ Graze Festival
Posted: 11th February
After selling out shows around the country, including some coveted Melbourne performances, Darren Middleton (Powderfinger) and Guy Pearce are returning to the cosmopolitan city for a special headline performance as part of the highly anticipated Harvest ‘n’ Graze Festival in March. [more]
The AngelsThe Angels A – Z Tour pulls together the best rock songs from the alphabet for a special history making show
Posted 9th February
Legendary rockers The Angels are delving into their back catalogue for a special run of shows in 2015, aptly titled the A – Z Tour. As the title suggests, the band have dug out 26 tracks, one for each letter of the alphabet, and will be playing them back-to-back. With a raft of hits to their name, this is a rare opportunity for music fans to hear some of the biggest hits, mixed with some classic rarities and of course, all the crowd favourites. [more]

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

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