Saskwatch: Last year the Melbourne soul outfit released their third studio album, Sorry I Let It Come Between Us, which is brimming with psychedelic, fun, soulful tracks. Since the beginning of last month the band have been taking their energetic, unconventional live show around the country on an over 30 stop tour, which winds its way into Sydney tonight.
Thu, Mar 3, The Basement
Big Bad Echo: This group of Brisbane rockers who had a very productive 2015 have now just released their debut EP, It Takes A Big Dog To Weigh A Tonne. To celebrate they will be showcasing the record tomorrow evening for Sydney fans of their lo-fi, indie rock vibe which has seen them surge up the Triple J rankings.
Fri, Mar 4, Oxford Art Factory
Senses Fail: This New Jersey emo quintet are set to mark their fifteenth anniversary with a tour down under and a stop in Sydney this week. Aiming to follow on from the highly successful shows here in 2013, which saw them play to capacity crowds, fans can expect them to showcase their new album along with performances of some of their back catalogue hits.
Sat, Mar 5, Factory Theatre
Natalie Prass: Since the release of her self-titled debut album last year, Prass has continued to mesmerise audiences and critics alike with her refreshing take on the singer/songwriter tradition. She now intends to continue this when she performs her soulful music for Sydney fans.
Sun, Mar 6, Newtown Social Club
The Necks: To commemorate 30 years together performing groundbreaking improvisational music, the legendary trio have been touring the country and will round it all up early next week at the famed Opera House. Each and every night they step onto stage without any pre-conceived ideas of what they will perform, and instead enjoy a conical journey with the audience. This is bound to be an incredible performance that will never be repeated.
Mon, Mar 7, Sydney Opera House
Ibeyi: Since the release of their self-titled debut in February last year, this duo made up of twins have been captivating audiences worldwide with their modern blend of pop, hip-hop and electronica. More recently the pair have worked with Mark Ronson, who created a resounding re-fix of their single ‘Stranger/Lover’, and Mura Masa who then remixed that new track.
Tue, Mar 8, Oxford Art Factory
L.K. McKay: While his name might not be familiar his music certainly is, as he has been the man behind Tkay Maidza’s massive radio hits ‘U-Huh’ and ‘M.O.B.’ This writer and producer from Adelaide is set to make 2016 his year as he steps out of the shadows into the spotlight with his own run of shows and a slate of upcoming releases.
Wed, Mar 9, Sosume at Beach Road Hotel