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LIVE WIRE – Sydney Live Music Guide August 2nd

This Thursday August 2nd British Art-rock quartet Django Django will be passing through Sydney to perform tracks from their self-titled debut. The album, which was released back in January, is a striking psychedelic mash of surf guitars, tribal drumming and dubbed out vocals and has been slated as a modern classic by many respectable music […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney Live Music Guide July 26th

This Thursday July 26th rock'n'roll journeyman Jack White will be performing a Splendour in the Grass sideshow at the Hordern Pavillion. In case you haven't heard of him he once played in a wee band called The White Stripes and has since become a hurricane force of rock music forming The Raconteurs and The Dead […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney Live Music Guide July 19th

This Thursday July 19th Rainbow Chan and Outerwaves are launching a split 7" vinyl at FBi Social on a night that will showcase two innovative, up-and-coming Aussie producers who are promising big things. Sydney's Rainbow Chan's music is a beautiful collage of glitchy electronic beats, acoustic instruments and the lady's delicate voice, while Brisbane's Outerwaves […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney Live Music Guide July 12th

This Thursday July 12th you can witness a very special one off performance by early 90s hard rock group Baby Animals. The group, led by charismatic singer Suze DeMarchi and guitarist Dave Leslie had a string of monster sized hits including Early Warning and Rush You back in the day and it'll go down a […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney Live Music Guide July 5th

Thursday July 5th Sydney three piece Bon Chat, Bon Rat are playing a headline show at FBi Social. The group flip, mutilate and warp all sorts of samples and live instrumentation and blend it with synths to create some of the most imaginative and eccentric pop music around. They'll be joined by Collarbones, a duo […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney Live Music Guide June 28th

This Thursday June 28th local indie four piece, Sures, will be playing at Good God Small Club to promote their EP Poseidon. The promising young group have fashioned an ethereal pop sound based on surf-pop, pretty doo-whop vocal harmonies and fuzzed out guitars. If the Beach Boys were starting out now they'd probably sound pretty […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney Live Music Guide June 21st

This Thursday June 21st you can catch former Leonardo's Bride singer Abby Dobson at Camelot Lounge. Known for the Leonardo's Bride single Even When I'm Sleeping, which was selected by APRA as one of the top 30 Australian songs of all time, the stirring singer-songwriter has been toiling away with various projects including writing music […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney Live Music Guide June 14th

This Thursday 14th June, folk troubadour Jack Carty will be playing the Annandale Hotel to show off material from his debut album One Thousand Origami Birds. The album is a compilation of heartfelt songs with pretty acoustic guitar, piano, and string accompaniment as well as Carty's irresistible singing voice. He's supported by Achoo! Bless You, […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney Live Music Guide June 7th

This Thursday June 7th you can catch the stirring music of south coast raised troubadour Steve Smyth. Armed with just his dusty acoustic guitar and a voice which ranges from sickly sweet to rugged and rousing, the lusciously bearded performer pens the sweetest songs of love and all things related. Smyth is a truly mesmerising […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney Live Music Guide May 31st

This Thursday May 31st, Sydney indie-rock group Dappled Cities are making a return from the wilderness to launch Run With The Wind; their first single in over three years. After touring the world on the back of their critically hailed 2009 release Zounds, the group has spent time across the US and Europe writing and […]