Lorenzo Rositano. Photo: Caz Nowaczyk

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D.D. Dumbo: Finished 2016 by taking out Triple J’s Award for Australian Album of the Year. In the new year, the accolades continued with two placings in the Hottest 100, the prestigious award for APRA Song of The Year and a nomination for the Australian Music Prize. Tonight he returns to a Sydney stage.

Thu, Jun 15, The Metro

The Wildbloods: The Sydney four piece return to the stage and road tomorrow night to begin the celebrations for their forthcoming album All The Adversity. Named after the Italian proverb that states Southern Italians have ‘Wild Blood’, the European/Australians channel the likes of The Arctic Monkeys, The Strokes and Catfish And The Bottlemen.

Fri, Jun 16, Miranda RSL

Dynamic Hepnotics: Sadly after the untimely passing of drummer Robbie Souter this show will no longer feature the original lineup from the 80s. Before his passing through Robbie stressed that this show should go ahead so it will now be dedicated to his wonderful legacy as both a great drummer and dear friend.

Sat, Jun 17, The Factory

The Martini Lounge: A 1950s cocktail bar incarnation with blues & jazz by The Hanged Men, accompanied by dancers, contortion and variety acts! The hard hitting vocals of Fran “Big Mama” Liddle will be swooping the room to support this amazing cast belting out 50s and 60s inspired classics by Nina Simone, Tina Turner and Billie Holiday. Sheena Miss Demeanour will perform her Martini Glass act set to the music of the live band, just to name a few of the mesmerising acts on display throughout the evening.

Sat, Jun 17, The Basement

Grim Rhythm: Have a reputation for being an incredible live band after exclusively playing live for the past six years. They’ve played hundreds of shows in capital cities and regional centres, and toured with bands like The Smith Street Band, High Tension and The Shrine.

Sun, Jun 18, Frankies Pizza

Lorenzo Rositano & Friends: This young cast of opera’s emerging artists will provide an incredible program of highlights from opera, operetta, musical theatre and popular songs by some of the world’s most famous and loved composers such as Verdi, Puccini, Lehár, Tosti, Lloyd-Webber and many more.

Sun, Jun 18, Lennox Theatre

Live at Lunch: Leading soprano Amelia Farrugia and international flautist Jane Rutter praise the light of the moon with Chopin’s Nocturnes, Debussy and Fauré’s Clair de Lune, Dvorák’s Song to the Moon and Japanese folk song Moon over Ruined Castle. Accompanied by pianist John Martin, Amelia and Jane will also perform popular songs including Moon River, How High the Moon and Cat Stevens’ Moon Shadow.

Wed, Jun 21, The Concourse