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Katy Steele: After spending the last few years based in Brooklyn, New York, writing, recording and touring, Steele returns home to Australia for a one-off special show. The gig will showcase all of the new material cultivated during her time overseas, with Steele being accompanied by a full band and choir.
Thu, Oct 9th, The Basement
Woodlock: Young Victorian band Woodlock arrive in Sydney for the launch of their latest single, The Garden. Thanks in part to Triple J’s Unearthed feature, brothers Zech and Eze Walters along with close friend Bowen Purcell, have been building some hype and notoriety recently. This is a chance to catch these boys in an intimate setting before they blow up.
Fri, Oct 10th, Newtown Social Club
Nicky Night Time: The alter ego of Van She frontman, Nick Routledge, heads to Erskinville’s newest and rapidly growing late-night spot to headline a night filled with house and techno. It’s perfect for those looking to continue their party into the early hours of Saturday morning without fear of lockouts.
Fri, Oct 10th, The Imperial Hotel
Green Mohair Suits: Newtown’s own alternative country/bluegrass band return home following their east coast tour to launch their new album, Wooden Duck. The dynamic of this band is interesting, as they feature four songwriters who each provide three songs that provide a diverse live experience.
Sat, Oct 11th, The Vanguard
Sheppard: With 2014’s highest selling single already under their belt with Geronimo, Sheppard now return home post-European tour to keep the juggernaut rolling. This may be the last chance Sydney get to catch the indie-pop group before they head off to conquer the United States.
Sun, Oct 12th, Enmore Theatre
Ryan Bingham: The critically acclaimed Americana singer-songwriter known most notably for his song The Weary Kind, which won Academy, Golden Globe and Grammy Awards, is coming Down Under to perform in Newtown this week. Bingham will be performing tracks from his new album, Until I’m One With You, which is also the name of his second track and featured as the title song for television show The Bridge.
Tue, Oct 14th, Newtown Social Club
The Tea Party: These Canadian rockers make the long journey to Australia for the fourteenth time with their The Ocean At The End tour. This one coincides with the release of their first studio album in 10 years, which they say was spurred by the spark they felt when they last toured Australia in 2012. Supporting them will be the reforming of Australia’s own Aria Award-winning band, The Superjesus, following a ten year hiatus.
Wed, Oct 15th, Enmore Theatre