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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

Kevin Bloody WilsonAussie icon Kevin Bloody Wilson announces more tour dates on his hilarious Helping Prevent Global Boring Tour this September
Posted 4th August
Aussie comedian Kevin Bloody Wilson is one of few funny-men who totally embody the spirit of Australian humour. He’s revered as an iconic Aussie around the globe and there would be few proud Australians who don’t know the words to his popular songs. He’s performed around the world, from outback pubs to the hallowed halls of the London Palladium. After a run of dates... [more]
Rose Carleo - Ten Years

Powerhouse songstress Rose Carleo releases the second rockin’ single from her recent long player – single Ten Years
Posted 4th August
The new single from powerhouse songstress Rose Carleo is another rockin’ effort, securely cementing her as one of the country’s most dynamic female vocalists. With gritty guitars and Rose’s smoky vocals, the single – Ten Years – opens with a kick and embraces the rockin’ ethos that this impressive musician is quickly becoming known for. [more]

One Electric Day - Adelaide

One Electric Day launches in Adelaide with a massive line up of Oz music royalty – John Farnham, Daryl Braithwaite, The Black Sorrows, Russell Morris, Ross Wilson & Swanee
Posted 3rd August
For the first time, the highly acclaimed One Electric Day event is spreading its wings to include Adelaide in 2015. After three consecutive years of selling out in Melbourne, organisers are taking the music festival – that is revered for its bill of Oz music royalty – on the road and South Australian audiences are the first to be involved in this growing event. [more]

Daryl BraithwaiteDaryl Braithwaite returns to The Reef Hotel Casino
for one night only in August with a swag of hits to get audiences on their feet

Posted 3rd August
Vertigo Cocktail Bar & Lounge favourite Daryl Braithwaite returns to Far North Queensland this August for a special one night only show at The Reef Hotel Casino. Appearing as the special guest at the Great Barrier Reef Masters Games in the region, his evening performance on the Vertigo stage promises to pack the house. [more]
Woody’s World – The Good Morning

Woody’s World – The Good Morning Show – Delighting children and adults alike across the September school holidays – Melbourne Fringe Show
Posted 29th July
Enter the enchanting space that is Woody’s World these school holidays. Woody’s World is a place where alley cats sing and dance, mice invite you in for a cup of tea and farm animals gather together for a bush dance. The shows celebrate all the things that are good in life – family, friends, nature and adventure. Children and adults alike will be delighted by fabulous [more]

Murwillumbah Country RootsThe inaugural Murwillumbah Country Roots Fest embraces the ethos of a festival bill that is all about the music
Posted: 23rd July
There is a new festival on the scene and it is a big one! The inaugural Murwillumbah Country Roots Fest will take northern New South Wales by storm this October with an incredible line-up of some of the best country and roots artists on the Australian music scene today. Headlined by country sweetheart Kasey Chambers, with a stellar bill that includes the likes of The Audreys, Sara Storer, Shane Howard, Archie Roach, Busby Marou, Bill Chambers, [more]

Elton Jack – 25 Years And Still StandingElton Jack – 25 Years and Still Standing – Special anniversary shows in Far North Queensland at The Reef Hotel Casino
Posted 23rd July
Celebrating a massive quarter of a century in the music industry, revered tribute performer Elton Jack (aka Lance Strauss) is hitting the road and returning to Far North Queensland for two special nights. It has been six years since the enigmatic performer appeared on the Vertigo stage, and what better way to return than by celebrating his 25th anniversary paying homage to the music of iconic British musician Elton John. [more]

The Wolfe Brothers sign up for Lee Kernaghan’s tour

The Wolfe Brothers sign up for Lee Kernaghan’s tour
Posted 15th July
Many say they are the hottest band in country music and Lee Kernaghan certainly agrees. Lee has signed up Australia’s Got Talent finalists The Wolfe Brothers for another national tour that will run for three months.
The Songs & The Stories In Concert tour kicks off on September 3 in Townsville QLD, and continuing to every state until mid-November. This tour will also see the third anniversary of the Kernaghan – Wolfe Brothers musical relationship. [more]

The Screaming Jets - Rock N Roll Rampage The Screaming Jets Announce Their Rock N Roll Rampage Tour – Rampaging Around Australia In 2015
Postes 14th July
Australian rock legends The Screaming Jets are embarking on a massive run of tour dates from September 2015, the largest tour – to regional and metropolitan areas – that the band have done for several years. With more than 30 dates, they will rock towns throughout New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia, taking them on the road up until [more]

Chocolate StarfishChocolate Starfish take a bite into Meat Loaf’s
Bat Out Of Hell
Posted 14th July
After a massive Halloween show last year paying homage to the Bat Out Of Hell album, iconic Aussie band Chocolate Starfish are hitting the road with the same show for a special run of tour dates. The enigmatic rockers were inundated by requests for a repeat performance of their Meatloaf inspired show so added a small run of four dates throughout Tasmania, Victoria and New South Wales. [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]

July Casino Cash Comedy Trivia Laughs at The Reef Hotel Casino with the July Casino Cash Comedy Trivia featuring special guest comedian Janet A. Mcleod from Melbourne
Posted 13th July
The second monthly Comedy Trivia at The Reef Hotel Casino brings another Australian comedian to the North for two special events in July. Headlining the July 16 event is Victorian funny-woman Janet A. McLeod who has a long history of hosting hilarious trivia events. She is the host of ‘Melbourne’s most popular and longest running live comedy trivia night’ and a quiz internationale. [more]

One Electric Day sells out in under three weeks

Posted 9th July
The annual ONE ELECTRIC DAY concert has sold out for 2015, almost three weeks after tickets went on sale. The event, in its third year, is held on the Great Lawn at Werribee Park in November and its recent sell out marks the third year in a row that the Aussie music festival has reached capacity.
The 2015 line-up features Australian music industry royalty. 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 [more]

Lee Kernaghan – The Songs & The Stories In Concert

Lee Kernaghan – The Songs & The Stories In Concert
Posted 6th July
Iconic Australian artist Lee Kernaghan has announced a run of national tour dates rolling out this September, October & November. The Songs & The Stories In Concert will take the revered country music star to all corners of Australia, kicking off on September 3 in Townsville QLD, and continuing on with shows in every state until mid-November.
This very special concert series will see Lee perform his concert in two parts;
Part One will feature the stories behind some of Kernaghan’s most loved songs, during which Lee will perform acoustically and unplugged with his band [more]

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