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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

Glenn Shorrock & Brian CaddGlenn Shorrock & Brian Cadd – The Continuing Adventures Of Cisco & Pancho
Posted: 24th February
Reunited following their sell-out success The Sharky and the Caddman tour, internationally acclaimed rockers Glenn Shorrock and Brian Cadd bring their new legendary show to Sydney for one historic night only as The Continuing Adventures of Cisco and Pancho. [more]
BAR36 - ClaymoreThe Reef Hotel Casino gets its craic on
for a massive St Patrick’s Day with an enviable
line-up featuring Melbourne Celtic rockers Claymore
with special guests Celtic folk band Saoirse

Posted 20th February
The Reef Hotel Casino are getting their craic on for a massive two nights celebrating St Patrick’s Day. Returning by popular demand, Melbourne Celtic rockers Claymore will take to the stage on St Paddy’s Day and the following evening for a rockin’ loud evening of entertainment. [more]
Dragon - Countdown round twoDragon are back – hitting the road with
Countdown round two

Posted 20th February
Iconic band Dragon are back after a raft of sell-out Countdown performances throughout 2016 with round two of the popular tour. Countdown Oz Chartbusters will see Dragon celebrate the best of the Australian chart-toppers, and a swag of the band’s own finest hits. [more]
Dragon - April Sun In CubaCelebrating 40 years of one of the most iconic songs
to hit the airwaves – April Sun In Cuba racks up
four decades of memories

Posted 13th February
When it comes to iconic songs, there are few as anthemic and recognisable as April Sun in Cuba. A chart-topper, it peaked at #2 in 1977 and stayed on the charts for a massive 22 weeks, acting as the first monster hit for legendary band Dragon and endearing them to Australian audiences. To celebrate the song’s auspicious anniversary, the band have announced two special one night only performances for Melbourne and Sydney to party in style. [more]
Grant Busé - The Birds and The BeatsComedy musician Grant Busé sits audiences down to have ‘THE TALK’ about The Birds and The Beats
with his hilarious new show

Posted 11th Feb
Comedy musician Grant Busé is ready to ‘have the talk’ with audiences at his forthcoming run at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival with his new show The Birds and The Beats. A sex-education class for grown-ups, his hilarious tongue-in-cheek performances will be a romp through the things we should’ve learned in sex-ed class in high school, all set to a lively hip-hop [more]

The Young FolkIreland’s The Young Folk
bring their gorgeous musical tales to Australia for a string of intimate tour dates this february & March 2017

Posted: 10th Feb
Considered one of Ireland’s hottest exports, The Young Folk are heading down under for a select run of intimate show dates in hand-selected areas around Australia this March. Revered for their gorgeous musical tales of life and vulnerability, and led by Anthony Furey – whose music linage is stuff of Irish music legend – the band are the new Irish sound, [more]

Godspell In The GardenGodspell in the Garden returns in February 2017
Posted 31st January
Back by popular demand, international musical theatre favourite Godspell returns to the Royal Botanic Gardens for two special Sunday evening performances in February. After sell-out performances in February and March last year, the Godspell in the Garden show presented by Simon Myers and Australian Shakespeare Company has become a summer favourite for arts lovers. [more]
BAR36 - Busby MarouThe Reef Hotel Casino presents Busby Marou for three massive nights of live music in February 2017
Posted 30th January
Continuing its dedication to supporting the local live music scene, the Live at the Casino program presents three massive nights at BAR36 in February with Queensland duo, ARIA award winners Busby Marou. Supporting their forthcoming third long-player – Postcards From the Shell House – Tom Busby and Jeremy Marou will be turning the heat up on the central Casino stage. [more]
'SIX RIBBONS’ – Remembering Jon English‘SIX RIBBONS’ – Remembering Jon English
Posted 30th January
When iconic performer Jon English passed away on the 9th March 2016, Australia lost one of its most important and prolific ambassadors of the arts. In a fitting tribute, some of his closest friends and colleagues have come together in his honour for a special concert – ‘SIX RIBBONS’, remembering Jon English – in Melbourne on the first anniversary of his passing to remember the life and music of a man who made an indelible imprint on the Australian music landscape. [more]

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