LIVE WIRE – Sydney's Live Music Guide January 28th - February 3rd

Originally published on Alt Media

Bondi Cigars: Throughout their 26 year career the Bondi Cigars have been constantly tweaking and perfecting their distinctive fusion of blues, funk and R&B. Now after all of this time they are set to officially launch their seventh studio album, Child In The Desert. The band have one motto when it comes to performing, “you are only as good as your last gig”, so they won't disappoint.

Thu, Jan 28, The Basement

Luca Brasi: While everybody else was indulging on great food and relaxing over the festive break, these hard working guys from Tassie had their noses to the grindstone finalising this tour and Sydney show tomorrow. Rocketing up the Triple J charts, the boys have something special in store for fans after spending most of last year perfecting their performances supporting the likes of Violent Soho, Kisschasy and You Me At Six.

Fri, Feb 29, Plan B Small Club

Gold Class: With their debut album 'It’s You' now out in the wild and receiving nice support, Melbourne post-punk four piece Gold Class are eager to return to the stage and celebrate with fans tomorrow night. Late last year the group was ranked as the third best Australian Live Act behind Courtney Barnett and Tame Impala.

Fri, Jan 29, Newtown Social Club

Storm The Sky: Despite announcing late last week that founding member Daniel Breen was leaving the band, Storm The Sky will live on and have even teased new music for later this year. Until then the bus will be hitting the road, supporting Short Stack with their live show which has been finished and fined tuned over the course of 2015 whilst on tour with Sleeping With Sirens, In Hearts Wake and Chiodos.

Sat, Jan 30, Metro Theatre

February Jump Up: This coming Monday the Sydney Improvised Music Association (SIMA) is bringing together internationally acclaimed musicians on one stage for one night only, to create music that will only be available to hear this one time. This mini-festival features an eight player ensemble with members from Switzerland, Norway, the Netherlands and some of Sydney’s best local talent.

Mon, Feb 1, Foundry616

Jaala: To celebrate the release of their debut album Hard Hold, Melbourne four-piece Jaala will bring their indie-rock art-pop fusion sound to Sydney midweek. Jaala have quickly received praise for their chaotic live show, being named the standout at the BigSound festival.

Wed, Feb 3, Oxford Art Factory

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