Arts & Entertainment

LIVE WIRE – Sydney’s Live Music Guide February 18


Tim Draxl: Internationally award-winning cabaret artists come to Sydney as part of Mardi Gras celebrations for a one night only intimate performance about memory, passion and yearning.

Thu, Feb 18, Slide Lounge

The Peep Tempel: Before the Melbourne trio resign themselves to the studio to work on new material, The Peep Tempel will perform their final show in Sydney tomorrow night. Known for their riotous live shows and fun-filled rock and roll, this show is bound to get your weekend off to a great start.

Fri, Feb 19, The Factory Floor

John Paul Young & The Allstar Band: The 60s, 70s and 80s all had a distinct soundtrack for Australians and one mans fingerprints were all over said soundtrack, that man being John Paul Young. This show will take the audience on a journey through the music of those decades, with songs from The Easybeats, AC/DC and Grace Jones to name a few, with some behind the scenes stories from Young himself.

Sat, Feb 20, Enmore Theatre

Saviour: Merely two weeks ago this Perth metal core group released their first single since returning to the scene. Prior to calling it a day the group was hailed as one of Australia’s finest prospects in the genre, but a sudden breakup left fans devastated. Now that they are back and more invigorated than ever, they arrive in Sydney to cement their return.

Sun, Feb 21, Bald Faced Stag

Leftfield: Touring Australia for the first time since 2011 to celebrate the release of their third album, British electronic outfit Leftfield are happy to be able to fulfil a commitment they made to fans early on, but which fell through due to circumstances out of the artists control. With their loud impactful sound they have become one of Britain’s most talked about acts.

Mon, Feb 22, Metro Theatre

Sufjan Stevens: Celebrating his 2015 album Carrie & Lowell will see Stevens embark on a full Australian tour playing the entire album along with a selection of tracks from his back catalogue with a full band and immersive lighting experience to back it up.

Tue, Feb 23, State Theatre

Feki: One of the Australian electronic music scene’s biggest success stories of 2015 comes to Sydney this week for a dreamy mid-week party. At only 19 years old the young producer has already played alongside the likes of What So Not and Golden Features. While also garnering a huge following of his own with his new single Quiet Minds, currently clocking over 380K plays on Soundcloud and previous single Remember breaking the 505K mark. With his smooth, dreamy beats this will be a wonderful way to cap off your hump day on Wednesday.

Wed, Feb 24, The Wall – World Bar