Arts & Entertainment

LIVE WIRE – Sydney’s Live Music Guide Nov 2

Mama Kin Spender. Photo: WILK

Selby & Friends: Presents a special program of three classical piano quartets in its final concert tour of the 2017 season. Pianist and Artistic Director Kathryn Selby AM is joined by Trio Ex Patria, the brilliant string trio of SSO Principals – Concertmaster Andrew Haveron, Co-Principal Violist Tobias Breider and Co-Principal Cellist Umberto Clerici.

Thu, Nov 2, City Recital Hall

Fanny Lumsden: Five years on from the release of her debut EP, Fanny Lumsden is hitting new highs with her second album, Real Class Act debuting at number one on the ARIA Country charts.

Fri, Nov 3, Giant Dwarf

Mama Kin Spender: The lightning bolt that is Mama Kin Spender tore apart Brisbane’s BIGSOUND, receiving rave reviews and wowing audiences with a 16-piece choir, providing a taste of this magical musical collaboration. With blissful harmonies and joyful refrains, backed by the full force of a choir, Mama Kin Spender is a sonic power to behold.

Fri, Nov 3, Leadbelly

Confidence Man: It’s proving to be a whirlwind year for Confidence Man following one of the most hyped sets at Splendour in the Grass, a mammoth performance at Glastonbury and being one of the most talked about bands at The Great Escape.

Fri, Nov 3, Oxford Art Factory

Food Court: Kicking off their tour for the long awaited debut LP, Good Luck Sydney’s garage punk outfit Food Court will take to the stage at home this weekend. This year has already been huge for the group with performances at SxSW, so now with a fresh slate of 11 melody driven garage punk tunes this show is one not to miss.

Sat, Nov 4, Brighton Up Bar

The Black Seeds: While firmly based in the island grooves that inspired the birth of the band nearly two decades ago, The Black Seeds’ sound casts a wide net, layering funk, soul, Afrobeat, and other eclectic elements over their dub/reggae foundations.

Sat, Nov 4, Manning Bar

Jason Owen: Golden Guitar and CMC Award nominee, Jason Owen sings John Denver, the 20th Anniversary album and tour. Hear all of Denver’s classics and Jason’s hit’s in a two hour show which has received rave reviews, even from Denver’s own family members.

Sun, Nov 5, Sydney Opera House

Music Under Blacket: This short concert will feature selected sacred music played to mark national occasions – from Handel’s Zadok, the Priest through to music performed to their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on their visit on Easter Day in 2014.

Sun, Nov 5, St Andrew’s Cathedral

Mike Masse: Is an internationally acclaimed acoustic classic rock cover artist, with a widely viewed YouTube channel (over 58 million channel views).

Wed, Nov 8, Factory Theatre