Alys Ffion: At just 20-years-old Alys may not be a musician you immediately recognise, but she is certainly on the rise. Her passion grew from literally sitting on the beach strumming a guitar and in just a few short years she was supporting the likes of Tina Arena, Reece Mastin and Missy Higgins.
Thu, Jun 2, Oxford Art Factory Gallery Bar
Poliça: An electronic experiment that resulted from the unlikely pairing of folk singer Channy Leaneagh and soft-rock producer Ryan Olsen, this five piece synth-driven group has become an acclaimed voice in modern protest music.
Fri, Jun 3, Sydney Opera House
Minh Le Hoang: As a part of the award winning guitar quartet Trek, Minh Le Hoang has toured extensively around the world. Now as a soloist he is returning to Sydney to showcase his prodigious talents and prove why he won first prize at the 50th Tokyo International Guitar Competition.
Sat, Jun 4, Mosman Art Gallery
Forenzics: Sydney’s improvisational quartet will be performing an afternoon of experimental, psychedelia and soundscapes. Every performance is entirely unique, yet the sonic instincts and improvisation styles of each player transform the varied influences of post-rock, noise, jazz and electronic music into the bands’ distinctive, engaging, and ever-evolving aesthetic.
Sat, Jun 4, The Record Crate
DANCEetc x Vivid Music: As part of the Vivid celebrations Taylor’s Rooftop bar and DANCEetc have teamed up to bring Sydney a series of feel good Autumn music evenings. This week the party vibes are being brought to you by Yolanda Be Cool, Baytek, Avon Stringer and Acaddamy.
Sat, Jun 4, Taylor’s Rooftop
Forever Ends Here: This group of four Sydney pop-rockers are on the fast track to their musical prime. Having dropped their new single ‘Search The Night’ without warning to fans in May, they are now set to tour the country.
Sun, Jun 5, The Lair
Barb Jungr: British singer Barb Jungr is often referred to as the greatest interpreter of Bob Dylan’s material, and will this week perform her interpretation of his six most politically hard-hitting songs along with five of Leonard Cohen’s most impassioned songs.
Tue, Jun 7, The Basement
Shining Bird: After revealing their new single ‘Helluva Lot’ from upcoming second album Black Opal, Shining Bird are now hitting the road to further cement their status as one of Australia’s most exciting and unique outfits.
Wed, Jun 8, Newtown Social Club