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LIVE WIRE – Sydney’s Live Music Guide August 13

Aldous Harding: Fresh off a successful tour spanning all of Europe, this compelling singer is about to embark on her first headline tour of Australia, stopping in our fine city tonight. While her debut album was released over a year ago now in New Zealand it continues to have legs and receive critical praise in each new market as they discover this wonderful voice.

Thu, Aug 13, The Vanguard

Miami Horror: After releasing their sophomore album in April these Aussie indie-electronica legends return home having just sold out tours across North and South America. Joining them on stage to round out the bill are long time collaborator Cleopold, who is bringing his live electric solo show to Australia for the time; 17-year-old producer/singer JOY who has been receiving a lot of buzz herself; and finally Young Franco hot off sets at Splendour In The Grass, Falls Festival and Listen Out.

Fri, Aug 14, Metro Theatre

Double Bill: Persian Drugs + Bec & Ben: Beach Road Hotel Bondi continues its new weekly live gig night as they look to rejuvenate the music scene in the wake of the announcement of recent closures of venues such as The Landsdowne Hotel. This week they bring a double headline show that is bound to be a huge night and perfect way to kick-start your weekend.

Fri, Aug 14, Beach Road Hotel Bondi

Storm The Sky: Since the release of their debut album Permanence the band has had limited opportunities to play a long set, so they have created this tour to do just that. For these shows the guys will be playing their album in full so fans can see how passionate they are about these songs and how much they enjoy playing them first hand.

Sat, Aug 15, The Lair

seventeen88: Under the artistic direction of legendary conductor Richard Gill OAM orchestra seventeen88 presents their second annual winter festival. The festival program begins at 2pm with a chamber music recital, a concert talk and afternoon tea all before the full scale orchestral concert and post-show reception.

Sun, Aug 16, Kincoppal

Australian Chamber Orchestra: Following triumphant performances of Brahms’ Symphony No.1 and No. 4 in 2010 and 2013 respectively the Australian Chamber Orchestra returns to perform Brahms’ Symphony No 3 in F Major for the first time. Also slated for the performance are Mozart’s wonderful Overture from The Magic Flute and Sinfonia concertante in E-flan major.

Tue-Wed, Aug 18-19, Sydney City Recital Hall

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