LIVE WIRE – SYDNEY'S LIVE MUSIC GUIDE APRIL 21ST-27TH

Originally published on Alt Media

Sex On Toast: Following on from the cult success of single 'Oh Loretta!' the Melbourne 10-piece have just released their new EP Ready. The group are now also ready to tour the country with their vivacious tongue-in-cheek music which combines retro 60s and 70s style instrumentation with biting lyrical commentary.

Thu, Apr 21, Newtown Social Club

The John Steel Singers: With a new LP coming up later this year, the Brisbanites are taking this opportunity between recording and the record's release to visit their fans around the country.

Thu, Apr 21, Brighton Up Bar

Me and Missus Jones: Adelaide’s acclaimed singer Charmaine Jones comes to Sydney tonight with the Brendan Fitzgerald Quartet in tow. For this show the two fantastic musical acts will present a collection of jazz from tried and true composers, such as Gershwin and Cole Porter, who have stood the test of time.

Thu, Apr 21, The Basement

Opiuo: Captivating dance floors across the globe with his funky, playful bass driven music – a unique take on the electronic music genre which saw him winning Best Electronic Album in New Zealand’s Music Awards – Opiuo’s captivating live performance has garnered the attention of audiences at festivals such as Coachella, Glastonbury and Shambhala.

Fri, Apr 22, Oxford Arts Factory

Tiny Little Houses: Just a month or so ago Melbourne’s Tiny Little Houses were flexing their creative muscles by co-directing and shooting their latest music video for 'Milo Tin'. Tomorrow night they look to exercise that creative muscle again in yet another way as they take the stage to celebrate the track's release and kick off their tour.

Fri, Apr 22, Newtown Social Club

Flamenkisimo: This weekend Sydney is once again shown that it's no longer necessary to travel to Spain to experience a true Flamenco show. The well seasoned Flamenkisimo ensemble have studied flamenco here and in Spain for up to 20 years whilst also performing around the city prolifically, so you can rest assured this show will be on par with anything you would see in Spain.

Sat, Apr 23, Foundry616

Lulacruza: An electronic folk duo made up of Alejandra Ortiz (Columbia) and Luis Maurette (Argentina) who weave hypnotic female vocals, South American instrumentation and electronic manipulation to create something that is both hypermodern and also traditional.

Sun, Apr 24, Bondi Pavillion

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