Originally published on Alt Media
Francisco’s Fortune: Sydney based indie-pop outfit set to launch their latest single The Bells this week. A brainchild of multi-instrumentalist and singer Manik Mayadunne came into being in 2014 when Mayadunne stepped away from full-time medicine to follow his music passion. Since then the project has moved ahead by leaps and bounds.
Thu, Mar 19, The Oxford Arts Factory
Taylor McFerrin: Red Bull Music Academy Club Nights return this weekend with American multi-instrumentalist and produce Taylor McFerrin. For this special live performance McFerrin will be playing his much praised debut album Early Riser solo in what is sure to be an enthralling show.
Sat, Mar 21, Goodgod Small Club
Owen Pallett: All round musician Owen Pallett commands precise control over multiple facets of his music from violin, keyboard, singing vocals and the overall composition. The Canadian man of many talents will return to Australia this week for a brief run of intimate shows showcasing his acclaim In Conflict. By Combining his many talents Pallett is able to virtually become a one-man orchestra converting his dense polyphonic pop tunes into an enthralling live show.
Sat, Mar 21, Oxford Art Factory Gallery Bar
Mitch Grainger: World renowned blues harmonica player and Australian roots-music poet Mitch Grainger is set to embark on the next path of his journey this weekend with a special one off show. This new path sees him releasing The Blues, an album on his own label to mark the 25th anniversary of his debut. Throughout the years Grainger has worked with many greats in the blues scene whilst also carving his own niche internationally. This show is a rare opportunity for Australian fans to catch him on his home soil.
Sun, Mar 22, Petersham Bowling Club
Song Of The Stars: Spanish born concert pianist Carolina Estrada is set to perform a historical show featuring the Australian premiere of Cant de les Estrelelles (Song Of The Stars) by Enrique Granados on the anniversary of his death. Thought to have been lost forever this composition, for organ, three choirs and piano, was discovered after 100 years of searching.
Tue, Mar 24, Sydney Conservatorium Of Music
Liam Gale and The Ponytails: After releasing two singles in 2014 this 6-piece blues band continue to build moment as they progress ever closer to the release of their debut album in April. This weekend they plan to pick up more steam by showcasing their talents and new track Soldiers. Interweaving cryptic storytelling with raw, organic percussion they prove to be a truly special group in the scene.
Wed, Mar 25, Batch Brewery Marrickville