Catherine Traicos: Following the release of her sixth album in January this year Traicos is now returning to the stage to celebrate the release of her new single Crashing. The new song is a hypnotic, indie-rock laden track that features cello, pulsing drum and bass and sparse, yet intelligent guitar melodies.
Thu, Jun 8, The White Horse
Jamatar: An enigmatic artist who uses his Gameboy to compose music. Tomorrow night to commemorate the release of his single Reflect, which also features long-time friend and fellow artist Natalie Foster, Jamatar will be performing in Sydney.
Fri, Jun 9, World Bar
Dustin Tebbutt & Lisa Mitchell: A Distant Call is arguably the best reminder that no matter how far we roam, home is always there. Separately traversing the Northern Hemisphere, both Lisa Mitchell and Dustin Tebbutt have been selling out their own album tour shows here and in Europe. This weekend though the two phenomenal artists will combine their powers for the very first time.
Sat, Jun 10, The Factory Theatre
Fukushima Suite: From Japan, two of the most original voices in contemporary jazz join a host of Australian musicians to bring you an unforgettable performance of Satoko Fujii’s Fukushima Suite. Satoko, pianist and composer, took five years to develop this powerful response to the horrors of Fukushima’s nuclear catastrophe in 2011.
Sat, Jun 10, Sound Lounge – Seymour Centre
Idiio: Never ones to rest on their laurels, Gold Coast-cross-New Zealand four-piece Idiio are set for national takeover. Having just released their most resolute and definitive single, One Night, to showcase their indie electro/soul sound.
Sun, Jun 11, Captain Cook Hotel
Feedback Music Conference: Featuring a keynote address from Sydney’s very own beat masters Hermitude, Feedback is a music conference for young people who want to learn how to get gigs, release music, build a fan base, work with publicists, get airplay, find a manager and much more.
Mon, Jun 12, Museum Of Contemporary Art
Beth Orton: Last in Australia in 2013 for the Heavenly Sounds tour, Orton is well known for her mesmerising on-stage presence and powerfully emotive vocals. Orton will perform with a full band for the first time in Australia in many years playing songs spanning her celebrated career from Trailer Park, Central Reservation, Daybreaker, Comfort of Strangers and Sugaring Season through to her 2016 album Kidsticks.
Tue, Jun 13, Sydney Opera House