LIVE WIRE – SYDNEY'S LIVE MUSIC GUIDE SEP 22ND-28TH

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Jai Wolf: Jai Wolf’s live show has been described as an ascending roller coaster of everything from future bass, trap, deep house and mash ups. Since signing to Skrillex's label, OWSLA, Wolf has gone on to perform at Coachella and just recently wrapped up a huge run of sold out US dates.

Thu, Sep 22, Oxford Art Factory

Toni Swain: A night of home grown blues and original songs with the very soulful Toni Swain. Originally from WA, Toni spent many years in Sydney, then Cairns, playing to crowds big and small, across all genres, finally settling in the small town of Nundle, NSW, which has been home for the past 10 years. Toni’s new album 'Deepest Water' has recently skyrocketed to the #2 position on the Australian Blues and Roots Charts with some great radio airplay.

Fri, Sep 23, Foundry616

This Way North: Melbourne guitar/drums duo This Way North are back from their winter hiatus in the Northern Hemisphere. This Way North are Leisha Jungalwalla (Jungal) and Cat Leahy (Sal Kimber & the Rollin' Wheel, Miss Quincy (CAN), Lisa Miller). The pair crossed paths on the festival circuit in Canada while touring with their respective bands. Indulging in garage jams back on home soil quickly added up to something worth sharing.

Fri, Sep 23, The Townie

Verge Collection: This band are only halfway through what can only be described as their formative year. And there's no slowing them down – up next on their to-do list is releasing a new single and their debut EP. The Sydney show will be the day after the EP release so the band is sure to be in full on party mode.

Sat, Sep 24, Brighton Up Bar

Songwriters in the round with Leah Flanagan, Bernie Hayes, Sam Buckingham and Dan Mac (Art Vs Science): An evening with some of Australia’s most outstanding talent promises to be the sensory rhythmic adventure you’ve been looking for. With countless industry awards and individual reputations as Australia’s leading songwriting talent, these four artists are beyond compare. Four of Australia’s most talented songwriters in one space, on one night, together in Bondi. Be prepared to dive deep and re-surface awestruck!

Sat, Sep 24, Bondi Pavillion Theatre

Cheap Fakes: Cheap Fakes just can’t seem to sit still. After completing album number three, Modern Vintage, in 2015, the dapper six-headed hydra of brass-fuelled funk, soul, and ska haven’t hesitated to jump back in the studio to bring you the new single 'Deep Space', as well as an east-coast encompassing launch tour… alongside some diversions to Japan and New Zealand along the way.

Sun, Sep 25, Newtown Social Club

Tinalley String Quartet: Unveiling the second concertina their 2016 series this week, the Quartet blend their beautiful sounds with the rich storytelling talents of acclaimed actor John Bell. Speak Less Than You Know is a musical insight into the complex disposition of one of the most famous and influential composers of all time, Ludwig Van Beethoven, within two acoustically rich, iconic Australian venues.

Mon & Tue, Sep 26-27, Sydney Opera House

Kian ’n' JC: Appearing live in Sydney this week with an interactive experience featuring skits, hidden talents, live on-stage challenges, surprise appearances, music, and more. In this evening of unpredictability, fans will have the opportunity to get up-close and personal with Kian ‘n’ JC like never before.

Wed, Sep 28, Enmore Theatre

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