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LIVE WIRE – Sydney’s Live Music Guide September 18th

Saskwatch, photo: Greta Parry


Highasakite: This Norwegian five-piece band will be making their debut trip down under with a show at The Oxford Art Factory. The band has been getting some favourable attention and airtime on Triple J with their single Since Last Wednesday. They combine soaring vocals from lead singer Ingrid Helene Håvik (who has been likened to Bjork) with synth, guitar and drums to create a fun multi-layered folk sound.

Thu, Sep 18th, Oxford Art Factory

Saskwatch: This Melbourne nine-piece have been on a meteoric rise over the past four years starting from busking on the streets and climbing all the way to gracing the stage of one of the worlds biggest music festivals, Glastonbury. The band now brings their trademark horns & dynamic vocals blended with low-fi garage rock to Sydney.

Fri, Sep 19th, Manning Bar

Caravãna Sun: Hot off their European tour the Australian gypsy-ska rockers head straight into the 46-show Jackal In The Night homecoming tour. This will be a celebration of the final single from their album AYA and will be capped off by filming the video clip for the song at the Oxford Art Factory show.

Sat, Sep 20th, Oxford Art Factory

Evan & The Brave: In celebration of the release of their new single Stay This Way Sydney quartet Evan & The Brave will provide the perfect soundtrack for a chilled out Sunday afternoon session at Bondi’s Beach Road Hotel, with a free acoustic set of their dreamy pop-rock tunes.

Sun, Sep 21st, Beach Road Hotel

Bertie Blackman: The Triple J fan favourite & ARIA Award-winner has announced a two-show tour kicking off in Sydney to coincide with the release of War Of One – the second single from the upcoming fifth studio album The Dash that is due for release in October. This tour showcases not only the trademark alt-pop sound that made Blackman famous, but also explores a new sound which puts a twist on the stereotypical music associated with pop anthems by putting them through a hazy ‘80s prism. (JA)

Wed, Sep 24th, Oxford Art Factory

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