The Sticks: What began as weekly event in a small Redfern bar has quickly grown into an exciting new project for this Sydney electronic trio, as they perform a unique brand of live improvised electronic music that pushes the boundaries of post-produced beats and free improvisation.
Thu, Jun 11, Red Rattler
Mike Waters: It came as a complete surprise to his friends, family and colleagues when Waters revealed he had been writing beautiful songs in secret over the past decade whilst also working in the corporate web-development world.
Fri, Jun 12, Oxford Art Gallery – Gallery Bar
Gay Paris: Having awoken from their slumber, Gay Paris return with a new album and are more hungry and driven than ever to perform their signature pounding, gruff, guitar driven sound for fans once again.
Sat, Jun 13, The Metro Theatre
Sal Kimber & The Rollin’ Wheel: Following the release of their haunting new single Stumble In The Dark, this five piece outfit is set to put the wheels in motion on a seven date tour stopping in Sydney this weekend. Described by Rolling Stone as “Australiana soaked alt-country at its finest” – this is a show not to be missed.
Sun, Jun 14, Newtown Social Club
Sydney Chamber Choir: Founder Nathan Routley returns for the first time since giving up the baton in 2006 to conduct the 40th anniversary concert, celebrating creativity inspired by loss and death. Also returning are 26 former choirists for this special performance of Brahms’ German Requiem. Accompanying the choir will be two pianos to bring a full voice to the performance. The choir will also be debuting a new work by former member Clare Maclean on the night.
Sun, Jun 14, Great Hall of Sydney University
Steven Isserlis with Connie Shih: Musica Viva this weekend will see internationally renowned cellist Steven Isserlis and Canadian pianist Connie Shih combine in an impressive double-billing, performing works by four great composers united by their love of all things French.
Mon, Jun 15, City Recital Hall Angel Place
Musica Anonymous: Bringing together Adelaide’s award-winning Zephyr Quartet and acclaimed New York-based, Sydney-born soprano Jane Sheldon to pay tribute to unknown composers. Exploring the intimate emotions and wonderful legacy of folk music given to us by unknown composers throughout the ages, and goes on to question the future of traditional folk music.
Wed, Jun 17, Sydney Opera House