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LIVE WIRE – Sydney’s Live Music Guide May 11

Rosie Burgess

The Angry Anderson Band: Recapture the sweaty, alcohol soaked, intense assault on the senses of the 80s when the classic lineup of Aussie rockers Rose Tattoo come together for a special performance tonight.

Thu, May 11, The Bridge Hotel

Band Of Frequencies: The roots rockers from the Sunshine Coast arrive in Sydney tonight to launch their new album/soundtrack Men Of Wood & Foam which was recently used on Foxtel’s historical surf documentary of the same name.

Thu, May 11, Moonshine Bar

William Crighton: The vision behind the Hope Recovery live performances is to create a musical feast for those that attend. Crighton explains, “Expect a host of special guests and a mixture of unplugged and electric sounds, but essentially it’ll be unlike anything else we’ve ever done.”

Fri, May 12, Leadbelly

The Vampires: Sydney’s widely acclaimed world-roots jazz group launch their fifth and most ambitious album The Vampires Meet Lionel Loueke tomorrow night. The new album is the result of years of musical development and ambitious preparation, as the band set out to make something special to celebrate ten years.

Fri, May 12, Foundry 616

Berry Jazz Festival: Now in its third year, Berry Jazz Festival is a meeting place for local residents and visitors to experience some of Australia’s finest jazz artists. Berry is thrilled to be centre stage as host of a three day program of exceptionally talented and internationally recognised musicians. If past experience is anything to go by, Berry will be alive with all things jazz.

Fri-Sun, May 12-14, Various Venues In Berry

Your Shot Registration: The grassroots, homegrown competition has launched the international careers of DJs such as Tigerlily, J-Trick and New World Sound with the competition capturing the attention of renowned DJ Tiesto. This weekend aspiring DJ’s have the chance to register and begin their own journey.

Sat-Sun, May 13-14, Greenwood Hotel

Rosie Burgess: Hailing from Melbourne, the trio bring their unique brand of folkroots to centre stage in a collection of catchy harmonies and off-beat humour. Often times they are mistaken for brother and sisters, and whilst they’re regrettably not, there is no mistaking the joy they share on stage.

Sun, May 14, Petersham Bowling Club

Baiba Skride: The violinist, who last performed with the SSO in 2010, will make her welcome return this week to perform Prokofiev’s brilliant First Violin Concerto with conductor Andris Poga, who also happens to hail from Latvia.

Mon, May 15, Sydney Opera House – Concert Hall

Gradz: Fresh off debuting an unforgettable live show a month ago this rapidly rising producer from Wollongong will be performing in Sydney mid-week. Gradz’s new show incorporates live percussion and vocals, further breaking him out from the pack of DJ shows. This new format has Gradz feeling reinvigorated and inspired so this show is bound to be highly energetic.

Wed, May 17, World Bar

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