Sydney’s Live Music Guide Oct 30th – Nov 5th

Originally published on Alt Media

Jimmy Barnes: The 2014 ARIA nominated Aussie rock legend returns to Sydney following a sold out first show for a bonus show as part of the national 30:30 Hindsight tour. The 30:30 Hindsight album has been rocketing up the charts and earned Barnes a nomination for Best Rock Album. This show is set to be a celebration of the album featuring all of the number one hits as well as classics from Barnes’ extensive back catalogue.

Thu, Oct 30, Enmore Theatre

Cracked Actor: Canberran alternative rock outfit set to launch their latest single Hollywood in anticipation of upcoming album Iconoclasts. Having recently been featured on Triple J Unearthed, the band has been likened to Radiohead and Jeff Buckley with super catchy, chilled-out tunes.

Fri, Oct 31, 107 Projects

Jasia: The Jamaican born, US raised and current Australian resident has carved out his own niche combining his classical vocal, violin and guitar training with synthesised beats and rhythms. This will be his second headline show as part of his Safety single tour.

Sat, Nov 1, Brighton Up Bar

Ian Pooley: Even after five albums it is hard to clearly define the master of German tech house. He has taken influences from all over the globe such as Detroit, Chicago, Brazil. Often disappearing from the spotlight with four-year breaks between albums, now is the time to catch him while you can.

Sat, Nov 1, Burdekin

Sasha: The Grammy nominated, Welsh-born producer needs little introduction. He has been voted into the DJ Mag’s annual poll top 10 nearly every year since 1997. Sasha has earned his reputation as one of the best DJs today and has been asked to do remixes for both Madonna and The Chemical Brothers, while holding down residencies at New York’s famous Twilo and Ibiza’s We Love…Sundays.

Sat, Nov 1, Chinese Laundry

Enrico Rava: Italy’s greatest jazz musician and one of the most outstanding figures in the European scene for the last five decades will be making the long trek down under for just one show in Sydney this weekend. Recognised for his impeccable trumpet or flugelhorn playing, Rava’s use of space is crucial to allow the impact of each nuance to fully sink in.

Mon, Nov 3, The Basement

NOFX: The flagship band of the hardcore punk scene of the 1990s continue to click with the crowd and remain incredibly popular after three decades together. After recently selling out what was to be their only show, the band had to add a second date this weekend due to overwhelming demand. So if you missed out now is your final chance to catch them.

Wed, Nov 5, Enmore Theatre

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