Paul Winn Band: A dark horse of the Australian blues scene, not often in the limelight, but then chiming in with work of exceptional quality. The band’s new album Live at Lazybones is no exception & will be officially launched at the venue of its birth tonight.

Thu, Oct 12, Lazybones Lounge

Soul Messengers: The Sydney soul revivalists will be launching their new record Vision And Faith tomorrow night. Soul Messengers perform regularly around Sydney and have played over 90 original shows since 2014. Over the last 12 months, the band has changed personnel, with new players Dave Kirby (drums) and Hadi Ansell (bass) joining Richard Aljinovic (vocals, songwriter) and Simon Morel (guitar) but they are still a phenomenal sounding outfit.

Fri, Oct 13, Gary Owen Hotel

Hands Like Houses: Are taking their new single Drift out for a spin tomorrow night. With over 100k record sales, 14 full US and eight UK tours on the books, Hands Like Houses have just experienced the most successful 18 months of their career. With their new single the band are set to keep the momentum rolling.

Fri, Oct 13, Metro Theatre

Odd Mob: Having recently struck it out alone Harry Hope is now hitting the road again to celebrate his first solo release, No Pressure. This debut single highlights the growth and maturity in Harry's writing skills. Collaborating with a Dublin-based soul group, Super Silly, the single is an amazing infusion of RnB, pop and dance.  

Fri, Oct 13, Chinese Laundry

Jan Preston: The knockout boogie pianist with the rich resonant voice who has captured audiences with her originality, her energy, and her sparkling charm and gentle wit, launches her new CD Play It Again Jan this weekend.

Sat, Oct 14, Seymour Centre

Ivan Ooze: Originally slated to release an EP this coming Summer, Ooze has taken it back to where it all began and instead offers us a 21 track mixtape, The Social Alien 2: Memoirs from the Milky Way, to follow up the first Social Alien mixtape which announced him to the world.

Sat, Oct 14, The Chippendale Hotel

Fred Smith: Renowned Australian singer-songwriter Fred Smith's new album Great is a rollicking hayride through American history, politics and pathologies. One of the few Australian songwriters who has both a US Marine Corps medal and a US merchant mariner's license, Smith's musical musings come with a lot of knowledge and experience.

Sun, Oct 15, Petersham Bowling Club

Daniel Alejandro: Following the international release of his debut album El Amor, Daniel Alejandro is returning to his hometown Bondi for an intimate one-night- only concert performance Songs of Rhythm & Romance on Tuesday

Tue, Oct 17, Bondi Pavilion Theatre

The Dillinger Escape Plan: Don't cry because The Dillinger Escape Plan are calling it a day; smile because they've somehow managed to stay alive this long and that you’ll get one last chance to witness them live midweek.

Wed, Oct 18, Bald Faced Stag

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