News & Reviews

Cranberries Singer Dies

Photo and Story by John Snelson Dolores O’Riordan, the lead singer with the Irish band, The Cranberries, has died aged 46. A statement described the death as sudden. her body was found on Monday 15 January at a Park Lane hotel in London. “At this early stage the death is being treated as unexplained,” the […]

Cat Stevens

Story by Jane Hearn & John Snelson I have always wanted to see Cat Stevens ! Now I have.  Live.   Out in the open air (even though it was chucking it down – see photo below), “in the vineyards” at the Roche Estate in the Hunter Valley. All those old favourites were there : […]

Paul McCartney – The Big Issue

BackBeat Goes Scouse

Story & Photos by John Snelson There are so many Beatles Tribute Bands … perhaps the Beatnix are pretty good hey ? Yet, sometimes, if you want to appreciate how The Beatles became famous, you need to understand what they were like back in 1962, before they ever made a record. One band stands out […]

Caloundra Music Festival 2015

Caloundra Music Festival 2015 The Caloundra Music Festival has been called an “intimate affair. It’s held right on the beach with a fantastic lineup of music. Festival director Richie Eyles asks, ”why wouldn’t you come?”. We thought it such a good question, a cracker of a lineup and such a great opportunity that Get Shot […]

A State of Grace

A State of Grace: The Music of Tim and Jeff Buckley: A World Premiere Event Tim Buckley and Jeff Buckley’s legacy has inspired generations of musicians and listeners. The world premiere event A State of Grace celebrates their brilliant, complicated lives and music, bringing together six peerless singers — and musicians with an intimate understanding […]

Pro Guitar & Sound

The phoenix rises … Carl Lavery’s Pro Guitar & Sound is opening again … excellent … and he’s starting with a sale … now that’s business, the music business … Monday morning 2nd December … Get Shot Magazine & Radio will be there to support our favourite music emporium. Pro Guitar and Sound With thanks […]

Australian Blues & Roots Airplay Chart 10/13

Chart Compiled by Anthony Moulay Here are the 25 most-played new and reissued CD’s from Australian Blues & Roots artists in the month of October 2013. All the charts statistics are based on real radio airplay data contributed by numerous blues radio presenters. The names of the program presenters and radio stations from all around […]

Tommy Emmanuel @ Bald Faced Stag

Now here’s a show worth going to … Tommy Emmanuel is to headline AIM’s Special Bushfire Benefit at The Bald Faced Stag in Leichardt ! That’s on Sunday, 17 November 2013, 4pm-10pm at The BALD FACED STAG HOTEL, 345 Parramatta Rd, Leichhardt. It’s just $10 AIM Students, $25 Adults – See more at: Bushfire Benefit […]

Pushing Up The Dead Daisies

Story and Photos by John Snelson (unless indicated otherwise) Intelligence Test :: Question.  What do you get when you put artists who have performed with The Cult, Guns ‘N’ Roses, INXS, Mink, Noiseworks, Red Phoenix, The Rolling Stones, Thin Lizzy, The X-pensive Winos and  Psychedelic Furs,  in the same room ?   Answer … Rock ‘n […]

Amrap Page of the Week

Story by John Snelson Hey … we have been awarded the Amrap Page of The Week. Have a look at that link ! Get Shot Radio – our little program broadcast from out little radio Station with a big heart, TripleH 100.1 FM, Hornsby & Ku-ring-gai Radio – broadcast live around the world every Monday […]

Streaming Get Shot Radio

We are thinking about introducing Get Shot Radio as a playback each week – for those who may have missed it for whatever reason. As a trial run, we have set up Show #040 – that’s the Special we ran 2 Mondays ago featuring the great Canadian blues guitarist Wolf Mail. Let me know if […]

Deniliquin 2014

Announcement Deniliquin Easter 2014 …. alternative to BluesFest in its 2nd year ….  

Radio Station Manager

      Station Manager Triple H FM is a not-for-profit radio station devoted to giving a voice to the Upper North Shore community. The Station serves a diverse range of interest groups by providing access opportunities and a range of information and entertainment services which are not available from other media outlets. Triple H […]

Sydney Blues Giveaway Tickets

On Get Shot Radio on Monday night, we’ll be GIVING AWAY Double Weekend Passes to the Sydney Blues & Roots Festival. In fact this will happen every Monday night for the next 3 weeks. That’s Monday night 7th October, Monday 14th October and Monday 21st October, we’ll be giving away 3 Double Weekend Passes worth […]

Sydney Blues & Roots Festival 2013

Story by John Snelson I hope you are all getting ready for this year’s festival, the 5th Sydney Blues & Roots Festival. I popped out a few days ago to have a chat to the promoters, Peter Fricker and Gary Mannix to find out all the news about The Sydney Blues & Roots Festival 2013. […]


Mi-Sex is back ! The guys are planning to once again honour the pact they made with each other a couple of years ago: “We will get together and perform at least a few times each year.” Last May Mi-Sex stormed through a weekend of gigs, one at Lizottes Central Coast, the other at The […]

Blues Explosion Acoustica

by Tony Cini The first Blues Explosion Acoustica gig is happening Sunday, 22 September from 2pm Beaches Hotel, Thirroul. The performers are: Genevieve Chadwick Kane Dennelly Eli Wolfe Get out and see some live music …. you’ll be so glad you did ..

Peter Noble

Story by Anthony Moulay Have a squiz at Peter Noble’s rave announcement – the first release of names for next year … right here …  BluesFest 2014 First Announcement

BluesFest 2014

Here’s the first announcement for BluesFest 2014 :- Here’s the first announcement for BluesFest 2014

Band Photo Galleries

Soundproofed !

Story by John Snelson Get Shot Magazine  is supporting a Special Event to raise money for The Cancer Council of NSW. Top of the bill, Soundproofed ! We’ll be joining forces with The Sphere Organisation (Lauren Bowen), The Australian Brewery (Rouse Hill) and Absolute Infinity Promotions  at a charity function on Friday November 15th at […]

Get Shot Firing Squad

Story by John Snelson As you may be aware, the Triple H Trivia night is taking place on Saturday 20 July at Asquith Leagues Club.   The Asquith Leagues Club is  in Waitara, well of course it is.  It all commences at 7pm. Details are on the Triple H website. This night is the main fundraising […]

Double Trouble & Miss Adventures

Story by John Snelson In August, Diva Demolition heads out on their ‘Miss Adventures‘ tour with Melbourne based alternative rockers, Bellusira. Diva Demolition will release their new album, produced by Craig Porteils, ‘Like It Too Much‘. Bellusira will release their Ricki Rae produced debut album, ‘Connection’. This all adds up to Double Trouble on the […]