Sydney’s Live Music Guide Feb 12th – 18th

Originally published on Alt Media

Scotdrakula: Beloved Melbourne lo-fi garage rock trio set to make their way to Sydney as part of their debut album launch tour. Known for their high energy garage rock with pop-punk infusions this trio is sure to have the crowd buzzing from the outset. Joining them will be local band The Mighty Boys to round out the night.

Thu, Feb 12, Goodgod Small Club

Left: After impressing in the support slot for Thelma Plum’s Monsters tour last year this rising Sydney duo have now released their debut LP Sirens. To celebrate this milestone they will be performing their captivating three piece live show infusing elements of pop, electronica and hip-hop this week. Since first surfacing early last year they have continued to turn heads drawing comparisons to Aluna George, SBTRKT and Little Dragon.

Fri, Feb 13, Oxford Art Factory (Gallery)

The Smith Street Band: Having spent November of 2014 touring the country promoting their latest album Throw Me In The River with sold out shows The Smith Street Band once again has an itch to perform that must be scratched. They will do this by embarking on their first tour of 2015 this weekend. Joining them will be Canada’s PUP, the UK’s Great Cynics, both performing in Australia for the first time and Melbourne’s rising grunge rockers Apart From This. There will also be an all ages show on Sat, Feb 14 at The Factory Theatre.

Fri, Feb 13, Metro Theatre

Peace Train The Cat Stevens Story: Valentines Day this year will feature a one off special performance of Darren Coggan’s Peace Train. This show is a night full of music and story telling intended to strike a deep cord in the heart of all Cat Stevens fans who want to know more about the man and the story behind his songs. Darren Coggan takes the audience on a ride of discovery, back through the joys and the sorrows, the triumphs and the pain, in a celebration of the life of one of the most inspiring and prolific singer songwriters of our time.

Sat, Feb 14, State Theatre

Belligerents: With their own twist on the guitar driven, psychedelic, Triple J style this Brisbane band have certainly staked claim to their own piece of the music industry. Having previously toured with the likes of The Griswolds, San Cisco and Van She the Belligerents are now ready to take their own live show out on the road.

Wed, Feb 18, Sosueme at Beach Road Hotel Bondi

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