LIVE WIRE – Sydney’s Live Music Guide October 22nd-28th

Originally published on Alt Media

MoVement Sydney: The inaugural four day dance event is set to celebrate the best that Sydney has to offer in the dance music sphere. Spreading across a multitude of venues in some of the city’s most vibrant locations, the event will feature artists from the grassroots of the scene right up to some of the top pioneers.

Thu-Sun, Oct 22-25, Multiple Venues Across The City

Postblue: First arriving on the scene with their grungy debut LP I Hope They’re Praying For Me, the Byron-bred but now Melbourne based group caught the attention of some of Australian music’s heavyweights in Violent Soho and The Smith Street Band. Now Postblue return with their new single Glow Like Crazy, which again builds on their punk roots but now with an added 90s pop polish.

Thu, Oct 22, Brighton Up Bar

Banoffee: With her second EP on the cusp of releasing into the wild, Melbourne artist Banoffee has just announced her biggest tour yet. This is an exciting chance for Sydney to hear and see an artists that was nominated for awards in Victoria as their Best Female Artists and Best Song in 2014.

Fri, Oct 23, Goodgod Small Club

Mailer Daemon: Heralded as Australia’s answer to Dr Dre or Kanye West, with his unique twist on hip-hop, trap and grime infused music. Mailer Daemon will be performing in Sydney this weekend to launch his new album Ronin 2. Also taking the stage will be up and coming artist Sage who is also launching his latest release, Friend or Foe.

Sat, Oct 24, Oxford Art Factory – Gallery Bar

Philadelphia Grand Jury: Just when the future couldn’t look brighter for this band they had a falling out and split up. Since then they have come together for two brief periods but essentially the ride was over––until recently when they reformed to release their much anticipated second album Summer Of Doom. To celebrate the reunion the guys are touring the country, with their second stop in Sydney this weekend.

Sat, Oct 24, Oxford Art Factory

Go Van Go: These Brisbane garage rockers arrive in Sydney this weekend as they make their way down the east coast to celebrate the release of their second EP Kill City: Switchblade. The pairs debut EP immediately catapulted them to the forefront of the garage rock scene with their party starting rock and roll inspired by old school rock but with a funky modern flair.

Sun, Oct 25, Frankie’s

Mustered Courage: The Melbourne based country music quartet have recently returned from a tour of the US where they certainly made their mark, performing several high profile shows. Now with the release of their major label debut, White Lies & Melodies, it’s time to hit the road back here at home.

Wed, Oct 28, The Basement

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