Jess Locke: Jess’ captivating ability to match dreamy guitar pop with unabashedly candid lyricism has seen her already winning crowds over with her live show. Having toured in support of Paul Dempsey, Tigers Jaw (USA), Into It. Over It. (USA) and Julia Jacklin, Locke’s future can only get brighter.
Thu, May 18, Petersham Bowls Club
This Way North: So far 2017 has seen This Way North play over 30 shows since January. This Way North’s live show leaves audiences with something different, something that is often hard to put into words. Their playful, yet deep connection on stage with each other and with the audience allows people to be reeled into the world they create.
Fri, May 19, Record Crate
Ay Pachanga: Once again transforming The Basement into a buzzing party venue, filled with Latin-Jazz and salsa rhythms featuring a ten-piece band, latin dancers and DJ Tropicante Sound Sistema.
Fri, May 19, The Basement
Ministry Of Sound Reunion Tour: Honing in on that iconic era in clubbing when the lines between house and electro officially blurred, when we all put our Hands up for Detroit and bass lines were everything. Headlined by ARIA award winners Sneaky Sound System this is not to be missed.
Sat, May 20, Greenwood Hotel
Voyager: This year is looking to be their biggest yet as they continue touring their huge soundscapes, pop and prog sensibilities with catchy and thought-inducing instrumentals around the country/globe.
Sun, May 21, Oxford Art Factory
Devin Townsend Project: Obviously the brainchild of Devin Townsend, a legendary name in the heavy metal scene, fans of the band are excited to have them back in Australia after a sold out tour here in 2015.
Mon, May 22, Enmore Theatre
Ella Belfanti: This Sydney-based singer and multi-instrumentalist recently won Best Guitarist at the Bluesfest Busking Competition in Byron Bay. Now returning to Sydney to release her debut EP Going In Circles.
Tue, May 23, Lazybones Lounge
The Turner Brown Band: Combining the prestigious talents of Nikki Brown and Dom Turner (Backsliders) has The Turner Brown Band producing some great new music. Their new mini album Sliding Steel crosses Southern US Church music with soul, funk and blues and is the first in a series of four original cross-cultural collaborative projects under the title Microtonal Crossroads.
Wed, May 24, Leadbelly