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I Know Leopard: Sydney’s own I Know Leopard are kicking off a national tour tonight. Breaking out of their recent slumber spent writing, demoing and recording their debut album – after such a busy 2015 the dream pop group is bound to be reenergised for this show.
Thu, Jun 23, Enmore Theatre
Halfway: After travelling halfway around the world to record their new album The Golden Halfway in Nashville, the band is ready to debut their new music to local fans. This new record has reclaimed the band’s love of rock while retaining the country feel of a group of troubadours ready to not just tell their story, but continue to tell the story of Australia.
Fri, Jun 24, Newtown Social Club
Baro: At just 18-years-old Melbourne rapper Baro has been lighting up not only the local hip-hop scene but also turning heads internationally. Having just wrapped up the recording sessions for his upcoming EP, Just Problems You Need To Know, he is incredibly excited to hit the live stage and this is one show worth checking out.
Fri, Jun 24, Oxford Art Factory
The Jungle Giants: This weekend will see The Jungle Giants taking to the stage for the final wave of shows off the back of their second LP, Speakerzoid. To help celebrate the year that was the band has hand selected supports for the run of shows with Gideon Benson (The Preatures), the Lulu Raes and Machine Age joining them.
Sat, Jun 25, The Metro
We The Lost Sea: Following an incredibly successful first tour run this esteemed cinematic instrumental sextet have excitedly announced an incredibly unique follow up show in Sydney which will see them performing their album ‘Departure Songs’ in full with the Sydney Philharmonia Choir.
Sat, Jun 25, Oxford Art Factory
Lloyd Spiegel: For the first time in seven years this acoustic blues master is set to take to the stage in solo format, after experiencing such high success with his Double Live Set album last year. Every audience member will also have the chance to win Lloyd’s latest signature guitar valued at $3299.
Sat, Jun 25, The Camelot Lounge
Magic Carpet Ride #6: Magic Carpet Ride is a BE-IN, a gathering of tribes on the last Saturday of every month at Newtown Neighbourhood Centre to make music and sing. Performers this weekend include; The Trippy Hippy Band, Jeremy Smith, Ionia and Catgut.
Sat, Jun 25, Newtown Neighbourhood Centre
The Unity Hall Jazz Band: The world’s longest running jazz band have begun preparations for their 45th birthday, but until then you can see them performing live every Sunday in Balmain.
Sun, Jun 26, Upstairs, Unity Hall Hotel