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The Black Sorrows: In the music of The Black Sorrows there are consistent threads and themes, a faithfully consistent darkness that adds depth to every note they play. Join Joe Camilleri and his band as the celebrate the release of their 20th album Faithful Satellite.
Thu, Nov 3, The Basement
Kudos: Sharp tongued, quick witted and ravenous in ambition; introducing Melbourne based rapper, poet and spoken word artist, Kudos. Kudos (James Tretheway) is an unconventional figure in the hip hop community, his passion for the artform is palpable and incredibly contagious.
Thu, Nov 3, OAF Gallery
The Hard Aches: The Adelaide indie-punks arrive in Sydney tomorrow night to support the recent release of their EP I Freak Out. One of the most hard-working bands around, The Hard Aches have supported the likes of Frenzal Rhomb, Tired Lion and Luca Brasi.
Fri, Nov 4, Newtown Social Club
Mezko: Sydney dark synth pop duo MEZKO have just released their latest single 'Trust', which carries on the rock-meets-electronica vibe and is the first taste off their forthcoming debut EP. With multi-instrumentalists Kat Harley and Laura Bailey at the helm, MEZKO’s sound avoids cliche and defies easy labels.
Fri, Nov 4, The Metro Theatre
The Balmain Sinfonia: Following sell-out success with its first concert at the Italian Forum last August, the Balmain Sinfonia returns to the wonderful venue with an all-Tchaikovsky program featuring outstanding Australian cellist Georg Pedersen playing The Rococo Variations.
Sat, Nov 5, Italian Forum
E^ST: Capping off what has been an important year for the teenage overachiever. In July she shared an incredibly assured 6-track EP, and has been kept busy touring with the likes of Japanese Wallpaper and Little May. 2016 has also seen E^ST spend time in the studio, collaborating with new and exciting international artists.
Sat, Nov 5, Newtown Social Club
Ben Noir Presents A French Cabaret: Coinciding with a CD release, Ben Noir (Ben Palumbo) has created a fun and poignant show that blends together music with dance and theatricality in the form of two accordions and two double bass players on one bass.
Sun, Nov 6, Camelot Lounge
Saviour: Perth's Saviour arrive in Sydney this weekend to showcase their new lineup and sound featuring the extraordinary talent of dual vocalists Shontay Snow and Bryant Best. The freshly rebooted Saviour features three brand new members, including the addition of Shontay Snow as a full time member now. Snow’s addition to the band as a full-time member not only rejuvenated the line up, but it also helped reshape their sound for the next leg of their journey.
Sun, Nov 6, Bald Faced Stag