Local gigs – 274

January 28, 2016
Friday 29th January ACOLYTE Melbourne prog-rockers Acolyte are celebrating their single ‘The Message’ with a tour. Lead vocalist Morgan-Leigh Brown, who is trained in classical music, will show you what being a rock-chick is all […]

Gigs guide – 251

February 9, 2015
Saturday 7th February The Maple Trail + Phia The Maple Trail is soft, almost haunting and quite beautiful, though not enough energy to need to be heard live. Phia is divisive; she is certainly making […]

Gigs guide – 248

December 10, 2014
Saturday 6th December Little Coyote No points for originality; their influences are pretty glaring, but that’s not a bad thing if you’re into those influences. There is a bit of Josh Homme in there and […]

Gigs guide – 247

November 20, 2014
Monday 24th November  The Smith Street Band Look, Smith Street Band isn’t bad and I’d totally check out their show but it’s so powerfully Aussie, overwhelmingly so. Then again, it perfectly suits their style of […]

Gigs Guide – 246

November 10, 2014
Sunday 9th November  Sweet Lil Rider They play delta blues and they play it good but as easy as this band is to listen to, I’d say they are just as likely to bore as […]

Junkyard Festival

October 13, 2014
Started by a few blokes with a love of live music and drunken debauchery who wanted to party in their backyard, Junkyard Festival had its first show just earlier this year, quickly followed up with […]

Gigs guide – 243

October 3, 2014
Saturday 27th September Black Bird Hum What first comes off as a pretty common folk sound, soon turns into reggae-infused, John Butler-esque jams. With some maracas and horn thrown in, this band will take you […]

Gigs guide – 242

September 15, 2014
Thursday 18th September  Bad//Dreems Like other recent Australiana bands, Bad//Dreems’ lead singer lets his accent shine through and, against my better judgement, it really works. It’s garagey, outsider rock but it’s surprisingly heartfelt and honest. […]

Gigs guide – 241

September 1, 2014
Saturday 30th August  Hobo Bordeaux For those who don’t know Hobo Bordeaux, they have been kicking around Sydney for a few years now with their unique mix of rock, blues and hip-hop influences. Enjoy with […]

Gigs Guide – 240

August 18, 2014
Friday 22nd August  Doc Holliday Takes the Shotgun This is a Sydney band who play some sweaty, swampy thrashabilly tunes and live shows are where they shine. Lots of energy from these boys, which is […]
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