Live Wire

LIVE WIRE – Sydney Live Music Guide November 3rd

Thursday 3rd sees amazing Chinese punk trio Carsick Cars arrive to promote their newest album You Can Listen You Can Talk. They really are something to behold as they combine clanging drums, thumping bass and trashy guitars with bellowing punk vocals. Their claim to fame has been a European tour in support of the noise […]

LIVE WIRE – Thursday Oct 20th

On Wednesday 26th Ball Park Music are playing at the Beach Rd Hotel. Their ridiculously infectious pop numbers could force even a complete scrooge to smile and bop the night away. They're supported by Northeast Party House and The jungle Giants. Thursday 27th Exiled Cuban jazz pianist and composer Fabian Almazan will be at the […]

LIVE WIRE – Thursday Oct 13th

On Wednesday 19th Brisbane hard rockers The Butterfly Effect will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of their first EP at the Annandale Hotel. The upcoming tour is a chance for fans to reminisce with songs from all their previous works as well as preview tunes from their upcoming fourth album. Thursday 20th NZ four piece […]

LIVE WIRE – Thursday Oct 6th

On Thursday 13th you can get a double barrel of Tex Perkins when he brings his two bands -The Dark Horses and The Band Of Gold - to The Factory Theatre to launch two brand new albums. No supports for this one just two doses of Tex! Melbournian four piece Electric Empire are playing a […]

LIVE WIRE – Thurs Sept 29th

On Friday 30th The Red Rattler presents Wet Hair from the USA. Refined insanity comes to mind when trying to describe these noise rockers and as usual a mind-blowing live performance is to be expected. Supported by Kitchen Floor from Brisbane and Chrome Dome from Melbourne. Also on Friday, Falcona Records takes over the Oxford […]

LIVE WIRE – Thurs Sept 22nd

Saturday 24th sees Sierra Fin launch their debut album Cautionary Tale of the Beautiful Blackout at The Vanguard. The album is laden with twinkling piano parts, broad vocal harmonies and a symphony orchestra. They've opted to go orchestra-less on their launch in favour of a more intimate feel but expect their show to be just as moving. Also in Newtown […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney Live Music Guide September 15th

  Thursday 15th finds an interesting one-off event in the form of Art Vs Science and Friends playing the music of Icehouse. The new intimate live room upstairs at The Beresford just off Taylor’s Square is the venue – get in quick! Also on Thursday, James Reyne (ex-Australian Crawl frontman) is performing an intimate acoustic […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney Live Music Guide September 8th

On Thursday 8th, world-class Australian violinist Daniel Weltinger is launching his album Souvenirs, which sees the Sydney-based musician paying tribute to the great gypsy composer and guitarist Django Reinhardt. This is a must-see for any fans of gypsy jazz, as Weltinger’s is truly extraordinary. Also on Thursday, Surry Hills venue Tone nears the end of […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney Live Music Guide September 1

At 505, ARIA Award winning jazz group Baecastuff are playing on Thursday 1st, a very rare appearance from an amazing and all-star Australian band. Also on Thursday, Melbourne songstress Owl Eyes is back in town to play at GoodGod Small Club. Her recently reformed live band are getting warm reviews, so worth heading down to […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney Live Music Guide August 25th

At The Mac on Thursday 25th the truly unique and infectious (musically, not virally) Conscious Pilots are back as they continue their August residency at the legendary Surry Hills pub. Also on Thursday, and only metres from that venue, Popfrenzy are hosting Ohio indie artists Times New Viking when they play the mighty Tone on […]