Hot Off The Press Publicity

[a] Suite 102M, Level 1, The Block Arcade,
282 Collins Street, Melbourne Victoria, 3000
[Australia] [p] (03) 9014 1096 | (07) 4015 3205

[New Zealand] [p] (09) 887 0405

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

The Wolfe Brothers release new single One Beer At A Time The Wolfe Brothers hit the road on Lee Kernaghan’s National Tour – The Songs & The Stories In Concert
Posted 26th August
The Wolfe Brothers are a band on a mission. There is no slowing these boys down, which is why this press release requires 3 headlines – and there is a story behind every headline. On 3rd September the band embark on a 30-date national tour, of which 28 of these shows are with Lee Kernaghan on his The Songs And The Stories In Concert tour. [more]
Damien Leith – Roy – A tribute to Roy Orbison Renowned singer-songwriter Damien Leith
reprises his iconic show paying homage to Roy Orbison
for a limited run of tour dates in 2016

Posted: 19th August
As it approaches 2016 – April 2016 in fact – and what would have been the 80th birthday of the late Roy Orbison, singer-songwriter Damien Leith is reprising his acclaimed show Roy – A Tribute To Roy Orbison for a limited season. The Irish-born musician last toured the show in 2011 and it sold out in theatres nationally. His performances paying homage to the legend of the... [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]

Arrr We There YetArrr We There Yet swashbuckling bonanza heading to The Wonderland Spiegeltent these September school Holidays
Posted 12 August
The Wonderland Spiegeltent and Wonderland Fun Park will play host to a swashbuckling bonanza during the September school holidays. For parents and carers looking for somewhere to take your kids the next school holidays, this acrobatic circus is guaranteed to delight. Don’t have kids? That’s cool – you don’t have to be a child to enjoy this all-ages event. [more]

Le Petit Circus Wonderland Spiegeltent plays host to circus extravaganza Le Petit Circus during the September school holidays
Posted 12th August
It’s time to head to the circus. Docklands’ Wonderland Spiegeltent and Wonderland Fun Park is bringing an acclaimed circus extravaganza to town for the September school holidays and there is no doubt Le Petit Circus will have audiences enthralled. The production, created by Highwire Events & Entertainment, fuses acrobatics, hooping, plate spinning, juggling, stunts and dazzling aesthetics. [more]
The Doors Show – Absolutely Live The Doors Show – Absolutely Live bring a ‘feast of friends’ together for a special one night only show recreating the magic of the psychedelic 60s in Melbourne
Posted 11th August
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]
The Murwillumbah Country Roots FestProgramming of the Wollumbin Stage for The Murwillumbah Country Roots Fest aims to take audiences on a journey
Posted 10th August
Northern New South Wales newest festival – Murwillumbah Country Roots Fest – is all about showcasing the diversity of the industry and this is evident in the programming. With 60 acts performing across three stages over four days, it was something of a mammoth task when it came to working out the individual programs for each stage [more]
Murwillumbah Country Roots Murwillumbah Country Roots Fest embodies the spirit of showcasing music in all its forms through the programming of the two side stages
Posted 10th August
With three stages as part of the inaugural Murwillumbah Country Roots Fest, the challenge for audiences was to ensure there were three unique areas for different artists to showcase their music. The main stage, dubbed the Wollumbin Stage will be the main hive of activity for the four days, however the additional two side stages are an essential part of the festival, which has a specific focus... [more]
The Australian Bee Gees Show The Australian Bee Gees Show – direct from Vegas – return to Far North Queensland For Three Special Nights This August
Posted 10th August
It’s been a while between shows, but the highly acclaimed The Australian Bee Gees Show is returning to Far North Queensland for three special nights this August. After four years (and more than 1300 shows) headlining on the Las Vegas trip, the band of talented musicians are bringing their wares back home for their The Past and Present Australian Tour. [more]
Nashville Comes To Gawler Nashville Comes To Gawler featuring bluegrass sweetheart Kristy Cox & Honky Tonk musician Travis List with special guests Pete Denahy & Roo Arcus
Posted 10th August
After their highly acclaimed concert in 2014, country sweetheart Kristy Cox and Honky Tonk musician Travis List are bringing their Nashville Comes To Gawler show back to South Australia in September. This year’s anticipated showcase not only features co-headliners Kristy and Travis, but also special guests Pete Denahy and Roo Arcus. [more]
The Embers Tassie five-piece The Embers embark on national Bright album tour
Posted 10th August
Hot off the heels of their debut album release, Tassie band The Embers are heading to the mainland for their official album East Coast tour. The indie five-piece received national acclaim for their long-player Bright, revered for its eclectic style and have been fielding requests for shows outside of their home state. [more]
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]

More media releases, interviews, etc... >>

Hot Off The Press Publicity is a member/subscriber of the following organisations
Member of Public Relations Institute of Australia
Member of Music Victoria
Member of QMusic
Member of Country Music Australia
We licenses the music we play in our office with APRAAMCOS



Media Centre






Contact Us



Join us on Facebook Follow us on Twiter Follow us on Pinterest See our Instagram pics Add us to your network Follow us on Google+ Subscribe to our YouTube Channel
  Legal / Privacy | Site Map