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Matthew Fagan With La Fiesta Trio: Once described by Billy Connolly as “the best guitarist” he’s ever toured with, Matthew Fagan is coming to Sydney to celebrate the release of his new records Virtuoso and Ukulele Land. Combing with international artists Marek Podstawek and Alex Yarosh to provide a night centred around guitar, ukulele and percussion from multiple styles including Latin, Flamenco, gypsy jazz and world music.
Thu, Sep 25th, The Basement
Ball Park Music: The Australian indie darlings are set to head back out on the road with their Trippin’ The Light Fantastic Tour to treat fans to an even more unforgettable live show. The band is well known for their energetic entertainment and after performing sold-out shows in April the group are now taking the show to bigger venues to allow more fans to experience them live.
Fri, Sep 26th, Enmore Theatre
Shannon Noll: Following a successful decade in the Australian music scene 2014 has been a watershed year for Noll with his latest release being touted as his “comeback to the mainstream” and in celebration he will be embarking on a 16-stop tour which hits Sydney this weekend. Performing a mixture of older well known hits and new tracks this show will only further emphasise the longevity and success of Noll’s career over the past decade.
Sat, Sep 27th, The Basement
Harry Manx + Clayton Doley: Fusing Eastern musical traditions with blues, Manx provides his unique brand of music that slides effortlessly between acoustic and electric guitar, banjo, and the Mohan veena (an instrument created by his Indian mentor Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt). Eleven award-winning and critically acclaimed albums speak for themselves – this is a must-see.
Sun, Sep 28th, The Basement
Maybeshewill: The UK-based five-piece have already toured throughout the UK, mainland Europe, Russia, China and Japan and are now bringing their talents Down Under following the successful release of their fourth studio album Fair Youth. An album that combines well known rock tropes with some funky electronic features for a highly unique sound.
Mon, Sep 29th, Newtown Social Club
Blues Brothers Rebooted: This ode to all things Blues Brothers brings together a six-piece band; piano, bass, drums, guitar, trumpet and trombone, for an epically nostalgic night. Attendees are encouraged to come dressed as their favourite character and there will also be trivia, all in the name of high energy, fun, entertainment for people of all musical tastes.
Tue, Sep 30th, The Vanguard