LIVE WIRE – SYDNEY'S LIVE MUSIC GUIDE APRIL 14TH-20TH

Originally published on Alt Media

Joseph Tawadros: With his new album World Music showing off this virtuoso/composers talents as he played an incredible 52 instruments, tonights show has a high degree of anticipation built up. The show will take the audience on a journey around the globe as Tawadros weaves a magical path across cultures, traditions, boarders and time.

Thu, Apr 14, Camelot Lounge

The Murlocs: Following the release of their second full length LP, Young Blindness, this tight-knit garage R&B group have embarked on a tour of the country and arrive in our fine city this evening. Since forming on Victoria’s surf coast the group have spent a lot of time on the road and have firmly established themselves as a dynamic presence on stage.

Thu, Apr 14, Oxford Art Factory

Oh Pep!: Returning home following a successful showcase at SXSW in Austin the multi-award winning, heart breaking and exhilarating indie-folk duo are keen to close out their Australian tour with a bang tomorrow night.

Fri, Apr 15, Oxford Art Factory

Grace Barbé: Internationally acclaimed songstress Grace Barbé and her band are in the midst of a tour around the country playing tracks from the first album Kreol Daughter and the more recent Welele!. The West Australian three piece have won multiple awards and created significant buzz with their powerful Afro-Kreol sound which fuses tropical rhythms with African pop, rock and latin elements.

Sat, Apr 16, Brighton Up Bar

GANGgajang: With the release of their first new single in over a decade, 'Circles In The Sand', the legendary band returns to the stage this weekend. Set against a backdrop of puerile politics, terror, asylum seekers and the continuing plight of the first Australians, GANGgajang’s music travels inland once again from the beaches to the heart of Australia. They were the first band granted permission to film a music video at Uluru by the traditional owners.

Sat, Apr 16, The Basement

Sobremesa - A Spanish Feast: This weekend the young, Sydney Symphony-trained chamber choir Streltizia Ensemble take the stage in Glebe to celebrate the multicultural nature of our home. This time around they celebrate Sobremesa, a Spanish word for the time spent after a good meal with family and friends when everyone talks, digests, relaxes and enjoys each other’s company. In this unique concert, they will perform a program of quintessentially Spanish music for voice, strings and piano, accompanied by a feast of Spanish food for all to enjoy.

Sun, Apr 17, Glebe Justice Centre

Nadia Reid: Having slowly built a reputation for herself, spreading her music and live show in a fully DIY approach, Nadia is excited to head across to Australia from New Zealand to perform a run of shows finishing in Sydney next week.

Wed, Apr 20, Newtown Social Club

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