This Way North: It’s easy to forget that This Way North is a two-piece band. It’s a trick-of-the-ear that follows the pair effortlessly from the studio to the stage. Drummer/vocalist Cat Leahy and guitarist/vocalist Leisha Jungalwalla create a uniquely full, expansive sound that has seen the duo perform over 120 live shows across Australia, New Zealand and Canada.
Thu, Apr 26, Oxford Arts Factory
Jamie Hutchings: Began his career as the frontman for much loved underground favourites Bluebottle Kiss, which saw him touring around the world many times. Since those days Jamie has been exploring life as a solo artist. New record, Bedsit, is the latest endeavour in this journey and will be performed in Sydney tomorrow night.
Fri, Apr 27, The Newsagency
Mod Con: Melbourne’s Mod Con are excited to launch their debut record, Modern Convenience, in Sydney this weekend. The ten track offering is subversive, menacing and catchy as hell as it questions the modern world: is it a big joke? a burden? a clean slate?!
Sat, Apr 28, The Red Rattler
Sydney Symphony Orchestra Fellows: In a program under the artistic direction of Roger Benedict this show highlights the superb skill, subtlety and passion of the country’s brightest young musicians, the concert will feature 12 of the 2018 SSO Fellows on strings, winds, brass and percussion, in a program inspired by the Sibelius masterpiece of the same name.
Sun, Apr 29, Riverside Theatres
Biffy Clyro: Return to Australia in support of their seventh studio album, Ellipsis. Critics have praised this record and it has since become their most successful album to date, leading to them playing headline sets at the Reading and Leeds festivals.
Mon, Apr 30, Enmore Theatre
Night Lovell: Experimental hip-hop prodigy Night Lovell arrives in Sydney for the very first time early next week. The young Canadian will perform tracks off his acclaimed, independently released albums Concept Vague and Red Teenage Melody, as well as unreleased tracks from his upcoming album.
Tue, May 1, Metro Theatre
Australian World Orchestra: Described as ‘superb’, ‘joyous’, ‘stunning’ and ‘immaculate’, the Australian World Orchestra is arguably the most exciting orchestral initiative in Australia’s cultural history. This year, AWO reunite 86 Australian musicians from some of the world’s leading orchestras for three unmissable concerts under the baton of Italian Maestro Riccardo Muti, who is considered one of the top five conductors in the world.
Wed, May 2, Sydney Opera House