Originally published on Alt Media
Oliver Mtukudzi: Gifted with a deep and gutsy voice plus a prodigious song writing ability, Mtukudzi has written 61 albums worth of songs that reflect on daily life and its struggles. His music has been known to appeal for restraint, tolerance and peace in the world, this is needed now more than ever.
Thu, Nov 26, Max Watts
Luke Morris: Since 2012 – when Morris took the bold leap to quit his job, buy a car and play his way up and down the coast – he has put hundreds of kilometres on the clock, but it’s all been building and perfecting his honest and captivating intimate live show.
Thu, Nov 26, Venue 505
The Bennies: After taking some time off to recuperate and recover following a whirlwind start to 2015, The Bennies are back for another headline tour this week. Known for their energetic party rock vibes, they have been touted as must sees and actually live up to the hype.
Fri, Nov 27, Factory Floor
Jeremy Neale: Celebrating the release of his latest EP, Let Me Go Out In Style, Neale arrives in Sydney this weekend to close out the tour, so expect a really polished great performance. The result of four producers, many great musicians and Neale’s desire to explore different romantic and pop influences on his path to becoming a master songwriter – this is some of his best work yet.
Sat, Nov 28, Newtown Social Club
Swim Season: Having built a reputation as one of Melbourne’s hottest acts due to their mastery of hooks and solid live performance, the band now hits the road this week to showcase their debut EP Cascades.
Sat, Nov 28, The Roxbury
Cleftomaniacs: A local choir with thirty-plus members from right across the city will be performing their Summer Harmonies Concert to officially welcome in the hotter months. The choir isn’t made up of purists, but rather a group who aims to provide the most harmonious and beautiful listening experience possible.
Sun, Nov 29, Glebe Town Hall
Alin & Melike: After a run of sold out concerts this pair are returning to their favourite club venue for a night of passion and music imbued with the fire of Spain and the Mediterranean. The pair have excited audiences for a number of years, taking their listeners on a rich musical journey through diverse cultures.
Sun, Nov 29, Camelot Lounge
Leah Senior: To celebrate the release of debut LP Summer’s On The Ground, Melbourne based singer songwriter Senior is holding an album launch party this week. Having grown up listening to her mother singing arias whilst she herself blasted rock music in her bedroom, its obvious where her distinct sound (which falls right between the two) comes from.
Wed, Dec 2, Vanguard