LIVE WIRE – Sydney’s Live Music Guide August 27th- September 3rd

Originally published on Alt Media

Aquilla Young: This enigmatic songstress brings her instinctive electronic flair to the stage tonight with her captivating and dynamic live show. Following the launch of her debut single Vagabond, the air of anticipation is quickly growing for her imminent debut EP.

Thu, Aug 27, Oxford Art Factory

The Drones: Following widespread praise for their recent tour shows, The Drones have been convinced to add a Sydney show to their schedule tonight. Playing tunes from their seminal record Wait Long By The River And The Bodies Of Your Enemies Float By, released 10 years ago, along with some new favourites, this is one Sydney fans shouldn’t miss.

Thu, Aug 27, The Factory Theatre

Oh Mercy: Heading out for the first national tour since band member Alex Gow returned to Australia to record their new album, Oh Mercy take over the Oxford Art Factory tomorrow night. This will also be the first tour featuring new band members on keys, viola, drums, bass and a second guitarist.

Fri, Aug 28, Oxford Art Factory

Volumes Music Festival – feat The Laurels & Gold Class: Sydney’s answer to the esteemed South By Southwest Festival takes over Oxford Street venues the Oxford Art Factory, The Cliff Dive and Brighton Up Bar. Gracing the stages over the day are two of Australia’s fastest rising young bands in The Laurels (described as Sydney’s best live band) and Gold Class (an aggressive post-punk version of The Smiths, hailing from Melbourne).

Sat, Aug 29, Oxford Square

Super Best Friends: Following the success of their album Status Updates earlier this year, these super best friends return to the spotlight for their current tour. Known as the band that brought back the political rock album, this is the perfect time and environment for the guys to be performing in Sydney.

Sat, Aug 29, Captain Cook Hotel

Tom Ferris & Sam McNally: For the first time since their respective performances at The Basement in 2010 and 2011, this spectacular jazz fusion pair team up for a hugely anticipated double headline show.

Wed, Sep 2, The Basement

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