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The Fabulous Singlettes: This playful, post-modern trio take the stage and bring to live the effervescent 60’s and 70’s era of girl groups. Performing covers of The Ronettes, The Supremes, The Chiffons and Dusty Springfield this group delightfully blends this classic sound with a charm and comedy that cant be missed.
Tue-Sun, Mar 3-8, Glen St Theatre
Bombino: Omara “Bombino” Moctar takes inspiration for his music from his birthplace in the nomadic camp of Agadez, the meeting point of West Africa, North Africa and the Mediterranean. Layering these themes over guitar riffs which blend the style of fellow African musicians with rock and blues legends such as Jimi Hendrix, John Lee Hooker and Jimmy Page.
Thu, Mar 5, The Basement
Matt McMahon: Considered one of Australia’s premier pianists/composers McMahon has collaborated with multiple Australian and international acts, but now he has decided to strike it out alone with his debut solo piano album. Unlike previous projects where McMahon focused on the conversation and exchange between himself and the ensemble this album is his own uninterrupted musical interpretations.
Fri, Mar 6, The Sound Lounge
The Felice Brothers: The New York folk/country rock band will make a much welcomed return to Australia this weekend with a special headline show in Sydney. With their raw sound this is set to be a true celebration of music for fans. Joining them will be Australian band Lost Ragas who have grown and evolved to be a special band on the Australian music landscape.
Sat, Mar 7, Newtown Social Club
Mansionair: Having amassed close to eight million Youtube views and two million Soundcloud plays for their first single Hold Me Down will perform their new EP this week. The Sydney trio create a beautifully calm and relaxing atmosphere with their indie-electronic sound which is perfectly suited for a quiet night out on to kick of the new work week.
Mon, Mar 9, Newtown Social Club
Ingrid Michaelson: After selling out her previous two tours here New York singer Ingrid Michaelson returns with her endearingly quirky live show this week. The ukulele playing Michaelson has drawn comparisons to indie darling Regina Spektor whilst also carving her own niche with her unique voice, playful demeanour and thoughtful lyrics.
Wed, Mar 11, Metro Theatre