Sydney’s Live Music Guide Feb 5th – 11th

Originally published on Alt Media

Swamp Stompers: Departing from their NSW Northern Rivers home the funky roots-rock band is excited to be celebrating the release of their new EP Stepping Stones with an extensive east coast tour. The band employs a rather unusual dual lead vocal line-up supported by the exceptional slide and lead guitar of Corey Legge which makes them an intriguing act to view live.

Thu, Feb 5, Lazybones Lounge

Collarbones: An intriguing collaboration formed over a long distance between Adelaide’s Travis Cook and Sydney’s Marcus Whale. The duo will come together in the same in Newtown this week to play their beautifully hypnotic electronic teen pop for fans. The pair will be bringing their immense live show to perform some of the new hits from Return along with classic Collarbones tunes.

Fri, Feb 6, Newtown Social Club

Sarah McLeod and Mick Skelton: After recently completing a national tour with her band The Superjesus McLeod will hook up with renowned drummer Mick Skelton of The Baby Animals for a special show this weekend. Fans of either of these two brilliant musicians can expect to hear some inventive new renditions of some os Sarah’s solo and Superjesus work along with fun covers and banter between the two.

Fri, Feb 6, The Basement

The Rumjacks: Combining two genres very rarely seen together Sydney band the Rumjacks bring together punk rock and celtic folk. This is set to be one of the most unique shows music aficionados are sure to see not only this week but potentially this month or even year so it is definitely one to check out.

Sat, Feb 7, Newtown Social Club

The Consouls: a young Sydney ensemble has combined their loves for jazz and video games to create this distinct sound and live show. By applying jazz traditions to songbooks from their favourite games this group has found the perfect niche and are now set to launch their debut EP with some of their most ambitious arrangements to date.

Mon, Feb 9, The Vanguard

Needtobreathe: Having already conquered North America and Europe this modern rock outfit has now set their sights firmly on Australia with the release of Rivers In The Wasteland and now these tour shows. This tour is not only in support of their new record but the band has partnered with World Vision to further raise awareness of their issues and help raise some much needed funds.

Wed, Feb 11, Horden Pavillion

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