Arts & Entertainment

LIVE WIRE – Sydney’s Live Music Guide April 16

Mar Haze: The Sydney based surf rock group will be hitting the road again following the release of their newest single Here She Comes. Over their career Mar Haze have won over the hearts and minds of their fans though both their music and infectious stage presence.

Thu, Apr 16, The Spectrum

The Dead Maggies: Hit Sydney this week with their own unique fun, fast-paced, foot-stomping blend of folk-punk infused with guitar, banjo, fiddle, double-bass, clarinet, accordion and drums. This will be a blow the roof off and shake the floor party atmosphere.

Thu, Apr 16, The Union Hotel

Lia Mice: An Australian act now based out of France Lia Mice is quickly becoming one of the pioneers of experimental pop. Fresh off album release tours in France, Japan and the United States Lia is set to return to Australia , this time with an all new audio-visual live show set to be unveiled.

Fri, Apr 17, Brighton Up Bar

Cafe of The Gate Of Salvation: “Gospel music has an unequalled power to tell story through song, and we aim to amplify these stories through the use of audio-visual projections and film, whilst creating poignant contrast through spoken word.” said musical director Dynes Austin when describing the show.

Fri, Apr 17, Camelot Lounge

Jayteehazard: With several high profile hip-hop production credits to his name including Hilltop Hoods, Jayteehazards’s solo work takes on a more electronic influences slant. Jayteehazard’s nuanced ‘sample like’ instrumentation sets him apart from his peers, injecting complex dynamics rarely heard in electronic music. For this show Jayteehazard will be sharing the stage with One Day and Briggs.

Sat, Apr 18, Metro Theatre

Christian Andrew: Following a sold out run at his hometown Adelaide’s Fringe Festival and an impressive local launch of his new single November Rain. Written as a tribute to those in his life that have recently passed away the unique composition is a true pouring out of his heart and soul onto the guitar strings. This show is bound to be emotionally charged, heartfelt and endearing to all who attend.

Sat, Apr 18, The Newsagency

Common Eclectic: The third in a series of Sunday afternoon musical showcases in the beautifully restored Glebe Town Hall. There is no genre defining the performances, what you’ll see and hear is an eclectic selection of music and musicians, primarily original Australian music, in a stripped back, acoustic setting.

Sun, Apr 19, Glebe Town Hall

KLP: Having quickly arrived on the Australian music scene in many different facets KLP has hastily built a reputation as a producer, songwriter, vocalist, DJ and radio host. She has risen up the ranks at an astonishing rate with her talents being recognised as one of 10 local producers to watch in 2014. Incorporating her trademark layered vocals with a distinctive blend of house, R&B and pop sounds KLP is always exploring new musical horizons.

Wed, Apr 22, Beach Road Bondi