Music

What happened to the music generation gap?


Jarrod Sierocki

Brisbane rock group Powderfinger reunited at Splendour … minus the drummer, who wasn’t told. Courtesy: 9 NEWS

WE like your old stuff better than your new stuff was the mantra for Splendour In The Grass last weekend.

Millennials appear to have adopted the music idols of their parents according to the social media measures of who went off at the annual Byron Bay winter festival this year.

A partial Powderfinger reunion on Saturday evening saw thousands of music fans flock to the Amphitheatre to see Bernard Fanning and three of his former band mates bust out two songs at the end of the frontman’s solo set.

Photos and videos of the performance of On My Mind and These Days flooded social media — Twitter’s highest peak for the weekend was just after the set — and stirred serious FOMO among the couch-dwelling fans of the revered Australian rockers who called it quits in 2010.

The love of classic hits reached fever pitch again when Tina Arena was crowned Queen of Splendour after joi…

Read the full article at: http://www.news.com.au/entertainment/what-happened-to-the-music-generation-gap/news-story/a5fdf68e4baca3d81d5e3bc7f81a3eda

Previous post

Katie Price unveils drastic results of facelift

Next post

Killer crisis coming to Australia