The State of Music

20 May 20

Attention music lovers! It’s time to reveal the unmissable line-up for Episode Four of The State of Music – the weekly live-streamed program curated, filmed and recorded by Mushroom (in partnership with the VIC Government’s Victoria Together initiative). With a combined viewership reach of 1 million to date from the first three episodes, The State Of Music series continues to showcase some of our finest artists to not only Australia but internationally.

Airing at the special time of Friday 22 May @ 7.30pm AEST this week, performing in Episode Four are (in alphabetical order): ANDREW STOCKDALE (WOLFMOTHER), ASH GRUNWALD, DIDIRRI, ELLA HOOPER, GORDI, GRETTA RAY, HOODOO GURUS, KATE CEBERANO, KYLE LIONHART, THE ANGELS, THE TESKEY BROTHERS.

Episode Four will be hosted by Triple M’s national Drive show host/TV alumni JANE KENNEDY, with fellow radio legend JANE GAZZO.

Loved for her debut in rock pop band Killing Heidi at just 13, Ella Hooper has been releasing intense, intelligent pop music ever since. A talented radio host, TV presenter and DJ, Ella’s songwriting has gained her a stack of awards (ARIAs, APRA, ACRAs) and two covers of Rolling Stone. One of Australia’s most recognised and distinctive front women.

Australian rock icons HOODOO GURUS are synonymous with a slew of hits: ‘What’s My Scene’, ‘Miss Freelove ’69’, ‘Come Anytime’, ‘Bittersweet’, ‘My Girl’ and many more. Led by frontman Dave Faulkner and formed in 1981, with 9 x Gold and Platinum albums behind them and a global fanbase to this day the ‘Gurus are ARIA Hall of Fame inductees and remain one of the most popular and successful bands Australia has ever produced.

Multi-ARIA winner KATE CEBERANO (AM) has been performing for 35 years now, with 7 x Platinum and 7 x Gold albums across 27 releases – the most prolific Australian female recording artist of this era. Whether out front of I’m Talking, releasing solo LPs, acting as Artistic Director of the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, or starring in stage productions such as “Jesus Christ Superstar”, Hall of Fame inductee Ceberano is a bona fide national treasure.


Don’t miss Episode Four, live-streaming Friday 22 May @ 7.30pm AEST on the Victoria Together YouTube, Facebook and website