Sydney’s Live Music Guide May 7th-13th

Originally published on Alt Media

Montgomery: Hitting the road for her first ever live shows fans in Sydney will have their first chance to catch this rapidly rising star this week. With her dreamy, synth-laden indie pop sound this is bound to be a beautiful dreamy night for those in attendance.

Thu, May 7, GoodGod

Teeth & Tongue: Jess Cornelius of Teeth and Tongue is set to return to Australia this week to perform a selection of her newest material produced whilst living abroad in Iceland. With glowing reviews for her album Grids this is an exciting new talent for the discerning music fan to check out.

Thu, May 7, The Metro

Barney McAll: Is a name that is synonymous with the Australian music industry and is one of the most influential and creative musicians around. This show marks somewhat of a homecoming for McAll as well as a celebration of his remarkable journey through music since 1987. Taking influences from gospel to Afro Caribbean styles but with a distinctive McAll composition this will be an enthralling journey.

Thu, May 7, The Basement

Courtney Barnett: Is returning home to tour the country and celebrate the release of her debut album Sometimes I Sit And Think, Sometimes I Just Sit. Having recently performed on The Ellen DeGeneres Show where she was introduced by DeGeneres as ”one of my favourite new artists, I love her so much” demand for tickets to these shows are bound to be high. 

Fri, May 8, The Metro

Christine Anu: In a special two hour chow celebrating the 20th anniversary of her debut album Stylin Up Anu will perform the hit tunes that initially drew the worlds attention. In addition to hits such as Island Home, Party and Wanem Time a selection of hits from throughout her illustrious career that further cemented Anu as one of Australia’s most recognised, beloved and respected indigenous artists will also be performed.

Sat, May 9, The Basement

Magic America: Melbourne psychedelic rock outfit are set to make their way to Sydney this weekend to celebrate the release of their single Comes And Goes. After forming in 2013 the group of four friends have spent the past two years honing their unique blend of fly psychedelic rock through a mixture of studio time, while working on an upcoming EP, and a steady stream of gigs. Having now put in the requisite time and practice this group are now more determined than ever to leave a lasting mark on the world through their music and performances.

Sun, May 10, Frankies Pizza

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