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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

HOTPExciting part-time job opportunity at HOTP
Posted 1st October
A part-time position has become available to join our close-knit team on a part-time basis. You will be working on exciting campaigns and actively engaging media on a national level. You will need to be highly organised and have the ability to take on miscellaneous general responsibilities on a day-to-day basis. You must be driven and able to work as part of a small team as well as autonomously. [More]

The Man In BlackThe Man In Black – Reloaded – The Johnny Cash Story starring Australian country superstars Adam Harvey & Catherine Britt comes to Melbourne
Posted 8th October
The revered show The Man in Black is back… and it is reloaded for two special shows in Melbourne this November. The Man in Black – Reloaded features country superstar Adam Harvey and Queen of country Catherine Britt in a mesmerising show paying homage to the life and music of the legendary Johnny Cash [more]
The Sea BirdsMelbourne five-piece The Sea Birds
release debut single to radio

Posted 7th October
The debut single – Am I Wasting My Time – from Melbourne band The Sea Birds is a stunning glimpse into the beautifully crafted repertoire of this illustrious five-piece. The group began their musical voyage into the rich musical landscape of indie pop sound in late 2014 [more]
DragonBenefit for Jess – Iconic rockers Dragon come together to raise funds for band member Bruce Reid’s daughter’s lymphoma treatment
Posted 7th October
Iconic rockers Dragon are banding together for a special cause this month at the Camelot Lounge – Benefit for Jess – will raise money for the healing fund for Jess Reid, daughter of the band’s guitarist Bruce Reid. Jess, who has been diagnosed with lymphoma, [more]

Legends in the Vines

Legends in the Vines set to launch in wineries across
regional Australia

Posted 7th October
There is a new concert series on the scene and it is set to become one of the hottest events on the Australian music calendar. The brainchild of promoter Duane McDonald from Regional Touring – who is responsible for the sell-out festivals One Electric Day and the Red Hot Summer Tour – Legends in the Vines is set to continue the organisation’s dedication to bringing the best in musical talent to regional areas. [more]

Dragon - The Reef Hotel CasinoIconic rockers Dragon return to Far North Queensland
for two massive nights
jam-packed with hits this October

Posted 1st October
Legendary band Dragon are returning to Vertigo Cocktail Bar and Lounge for two special nights and if their previous shows are anything to go by, the shows will be massive. As a New Zealand export claimed by Australians as their own, Dragon have a raft of hits that make every concert an unforgettable... [more]

The Wolfe BrothersCountry rockers The Wolfe Brothers announce their 2016 Tamworth Country Music Festival show date –
tickets on sale now

Posted 1st October
Country rockers The Wolfe Brothers have announced their first Australian show date after they return from their writing trip to Nashville. The band will be heading overseas in November but have today confirmed that their highly anticipated 2016 Tamworth Country Music Festival [TCMF] show will be at Blazes Auditorium in Wests Leagues Club on Wednesday.. [more]

Robby XRobby X’s turn to shine with new single Close To Me
Posted 1st October
Songstress Robby X is the full package. The stunning and gifted musician is a talented songwriter whose beautiful voice is one that would make even the harshest music critic sit up and listen. The wife of country star Lee Kernaghan, Robby X recently stepped into the spotlight with the release of her debut long-player Obsession, and it is evident the Queensland-based singer is set to shine. [more]

Dragon - The Countdown YearsIconic rockers Dragon celebrate the hits of the 70s with The Countdown Years National Tour in 2016
Posted 30th September
Iconic rockers Dragon are hitting the road in 2016 to celebrate an Australian institution, Countdown. The Countdown Years national tour will celebrate the hits of the 1970s and take the band, who recently celebrated 40 years on the Australian and New Zealand music scenes, on an extensive run around the country. Well revered for their enigmatic live shows, this is an exceptional opportunity for audiences to revel in the best music of the 1970s as Dragon take them on a journey through hit after hit. [more]
Renée GeyerAn evening with Renée Geyer at the Wonderland Spiegeltent in Docklands this October
Posted 28th September
The enigmatic Renée Geyer returns to the Wonderland Spiegeltent this October for one special night. After a sell-out show for Valentine’s Day, the revered songstress is back by popular demand with an unforgettable evening of music and tickets are already selling fast.
Renée’s musical journey is part of Australian music folklore. With a career having spanned more than four decades, this vivacious singer needs no introduction to audiences... [more]
Murwillumbah Country Roots Fest Murwillumbah Country Roots Fest
embraced by the local community

Posted 24th September
Local residents and businesses in the Tweed Shire and surrounding areas have banded together in support of the upcoming Murwillumbah Country Roots Festival. The festival, held from 2 – 5 October, has seen a swag of locals volunteering their time and donating resources. [more]

Woody's World - Good Morning KidsChildren’s entertainment has a new icon on the horizon – Woody’s World brings together
a host of incredible songs for young & old
Posted 24th September
There is a new beacon of goodness in the land of children’s entertainment and it is all thanks to the enchanting reality created by Woody’s World. The brainchild of musician and early education teacher Woody Clark, Woody’s World embraces the need for good music for young and old, with strong hooks and important messages. The debut album Good Morning Kids is just that, an album... [more]

Daniel SusnjarTwo-time Jazz Bell Award winner Daniel Susnjar
announces special Sydney show

Posted 22nd September
Western Australian drummer and composer Daniel Susnjar keeps good company – he has performed and recorded with heavy hitters of the music world including Steve Miller, Sam Rivers, Arturo Sandoval and Pharrell Williams, just to name a few. Now this jazz great is set to take the stage with his Afro-Peruvian Jazz Group in Sydney on Thursday 1 October at Surry Hill’s Venue 505. [more]

Chris CainUS blues great Chris Cain set to headline 2015 Docklands Blues Music Festival alongside a host of Australia’s most prolific blues performers
Posted 22nd September
The line-up at the 2015 Docklands Blues Music Festival is enviable to say the least. Headlined by is international blues extraordinaire Chris Cain, the Goin’ Down To New Orleans themed festival brings 12-hours of non-stop music featuring 23 bands across four stages. Joining Chris is a host of Australia’s most revered blues talents, as well as some incredible local Melbourne... [more]

The Red Hot Summer Tour

The Red Hot Summer Tour announces its biggest line up ever Jimmy Barnes, Noiseworks, The Angels,
Mark Seymour & The Undertow and The Badloves

Posted 21st September
As one of the hottest summer festivals on the calendar, the annual RED HOT SUMMER TOUR is once again bringing out an incredible line-up of the best talent in the Australian Music Industry. The 2016 tour features the proverbial who’s who of Oz rock royalty; featuring Jimmy Barnes, Noiseworks, The Angels, Mark Seymour & The Undertow and The Badloves. Set to be the largest tour... [more]

Sounds by the River

Sounds by the River attracts biggest Oz Rock line up ever
Jimmy Barnes, Noiseworks, The Angels, Mark Seymour & The Undertow, Mental As Anything and The Badloves

Posted 21st September
As one of the hottest summer festivals on the calendar, the annual SOUNDS BY THE RIVER at the magnificent Mary Ann Reserve at Mannum is once again bringing out an incredible line-up of the best talent in the Australian Music Industry. The 2016 event features the proverbial who’s who of Oz rock royalty; featuring Jimmy Barnes, Noiseworks, The Angels, Mark Seymour & The ]Undertow, Mental As Anything and The Badloves. [more]

Eden & WadeAcclaimed creatives Eden & Wade join the line-up for the Collectable Art Exhibition’s Craft & Design Market And Take It Home Pop-up Shop at Cairns Regional Gallery this September
Posted 16th September
Far North Queensland creative duo, Eden & Wade, have been hard at work pulling together an impressive showcase of their diverse products for the Collectable Art Exhibition Craft & Design Market and Take It Home Pop-Up Shop being hosted at the Cairns Regional Gallery this month. [more]

Lloyd SpiegelLocal favourite Lloyd Spiegel joins the line-up of The 2015 Docklands Blues Music Festival for a massive day of blues
Posted 15th September
The Docklands Blues Music Festival is dedicated to supporting the talent of local artists – national and Victorian like. One look at the impressive line-up demonstrates a showcase of blues musicians from all walks of life and experience, ensuring the October festival is one to highlight on the cultural calendar. [more]
Comedy September15

The Reef Hotel Casino Calls For Expression Of Interest
From Trivia Teams For The Monthly
Casino Cash Comedy Trivia Event

Posted 14th September
September marks the fourth month that the Casino Cash Comedy Trivia event has been held at The Reef Hotel Casino, and already this special event has earned a coveted repution. [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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