London Klezmer Quartet: After a phenomenal performance last week at the Illawarra Folk festival, this four-piece group bring their classical artistry to Sydney. The group was first formed in London in 2009 by Llana Cravitz (violin), Susie Evans (clarinet), Carol Isaacs (accordion) and Indra Buraczewska (double bass & vocals) because of their shared passion for the traditional style.
Thu, Jan 19, Camelot Lounge
Greg Poppleton: Nearing one million YouTube views, Australia's only authentic 1920s jazz singer is bringing his upbeat 1920s, Charleston and New Orleans Jazz Age show to Ultimo jazz club at Foundry616. Do not miss this unique and extraordinary show.
Thu, Jan 19, Foundry616
Lazertits: This Melbourne band made of five best friends is making their way to Sydney for the very first time tomorrow for a very special free show, which will see them playing their unique brand of garage punk infused with feminist theory and social commentary.
Fri, Jan 20, Vic On The Park
Gondwana Choral School: Hundreds of talented young singers, composers and conductors from across the country have converged on Sydney this month for the 20th annual Gondwana National Choral School. NCS 2017 brings together 329 talented young people aged 10 to 26 years for an intensive two-week training and performance season, guided by leading national and international conductors at UNSW. As part of this experience, the event culminates with the inaugural Festival of Summer Voices, which exhibits the extraordinary talents of the participants.
Fri-Sat, Jan 20-21, Multiple Venues
Great Scott – The Music Of Raymond Scott: Raymond Scott (born Harry Warnow) was an American composer, band leader, pianist, engineer, recording studio maverick and electronic instrument inventor. 'Great Scott!' will explore Raymond Scott’s early quintette miniature masterpieces and his ground-breaking electronica as well as his eerie and often unnerving advertisement jingles.
Sat, Jan 21, The Sound Lounge
We The Lost Sea: This show will be an incredibly emotional one for We The Lost Sea, as they mark the end of era performing their third album Departure Songs for the final time in Australia. This record was their first following the loss of their lead singer and best friend Chris Torpy, so these grief-laden songs are by far their most emotional and experimental.
Sat, Jan 21, Newtown Social Club
Stick To Your Guns: Southern Californian hardcore legends Stick To Your Guns are bringing some serious heat to Sydney early next week. Not only that, they are bringing their friends Knocked Loose with them to make this show one which is sure to be highlight on any hardcore music fans year.
Tue, Jan 24, Bald Faced Stag
Glass Animals: Having just completed a US tour, which included two sold out nights at NYC’s infamous Terminal 5 (3000 capacity), and a UK tour including a sold out show at London’s Roundhouse, the band will making their way back to Sydney mid-week for a special Laneway Festival Sideshow just for Sydney fans.
Wed, Jan 25, Enmore Theatre
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