LIVE WIRE – Sydney’s Live Music Guide October 1st-7th

Originally published on Alt Media

Pierce Brothers: Melbourne folk-pop duo and multiinstrumentalists Jack and Pat Pierce arrive in Sydney tonight to celebrate their new EP Into The Dirt, which was released last week. Returning home to Australia after touring the world with sell-out shows, the boys are sure to be bringing the energy and excitement with them onto the stage.

Thu, Oct 1, Newtown Social Club

Marshall Okell: With his signature dirty blues sound, Okell has quickly become a recognisable and beloved name on the touring circuit. Now with his fourth album Sipping On Rocket Fuel arriving on record store shelves, he is upping the ante and touring even more intensely.

Fri, Oct 2, The Vanguard

Little May – #Artforthecompany: Sydney band little may have taken a unique approach to satiating their creative appetite for the release of their debut album For The Company by producing an online art campaign which culminates with a physical exhibition and album release party this weekend.

Fri-Sun, Oct 2-4, Goodspace – Above The Lord Gladstone Hotel

Robbie Miller: A natural at straddling the line between overtly emotive and restrained, singer songwriter Miller makes a much welcomed return to the music scene. Picking up where he left off by simultaneously warming or breaking hearts with his silky smooth voice and releasing his debut EP The Faster The Blood Slows, fans will be kicking themselves if they miss this show.

Sat, Oct 3, The Newsagency

Chunk! No, Captain Chunk: When you think pop-rock, France is probably the last place that comes to mind, but that is exactly where Chunk! No, Captain Chunk hail from. Returning to Australia for their first ever headline tour these shows could be the ultimate gateway drug for anybody with a fleeting interest in hardcore music, as they do a wonderful job of blending catchy pop elements with a driving and potent hardcore breakdowns.

Sun, Oct 4, The Bald Faced Stag

Jazzgroove Presents: PILOT / Eamon Dillworth’s VIATA: This exciting Melbourne five piece have already released an EP, received generous radio play around the world, and played sold-out shows in both Melbourne and Europe whilst also placing second in the prestigious Europafest Jazz Competition in Bucharest in their short career to date. Playing in Sydney for the first time next week they will be performing a set of intricate arrangements with elements of jazz, rock and blues.

Tue, Oct 6, Foundry 616

Greg Nunan & The General Jacksons: Having honed his craft by travelling up and down the Australian east coast, performing as a resident in the Crazy Elephant Bar (Singapores home of jazz) and also touring internationally; it is now time for Greg and his band to return home and once again hit the Aussie roads with their chunky guitar riffs and authentic songs which have them pegged as one to watch for all blues and roots fans.

Wed, Oct 7, Frankie’s Pizza

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