J.A.M'S TOP LIVE MUSIC PICKS OCT 19-25

Traveller: A supergroup is an act that brings together musical personalities too stubborn or sizeable to fit inside a normal band. This goes triple for Traveller, the country-rock-folk-whatever supergroup comprising Robert Ellis, Cory Chisel, and Jonny Fritz.

Thu, Oct 19, Coogee Diggers

Robert Muinos: Melbourne singer song writer Robert Muinos’ name might be familiar to local music fans, as either the backing vocalist and guitarist in the soul juggernaut that is Saskwatch or as one of the rotating members of new musical collective Dorsal Fins. He has also been releasing his own solo works over the past few years and is set to launch is new record, EP3 in Sydney tomorrow night.

Fri, Oct 20, The Factory Floor

Cass Eager: Is bringing her brand new beat and band to Sydney tomorrow night to send new single Ain’t No Stopping Me off into the world. Named by folk-blog Timber and Steel as ‘Janis Joplin and Ben Harper’s love-child’, Cass Eager’s mix of raw blues, husky soul and lighthearted ditties are all punctuated with her unique whisky-soaked vocals.

Fri, Oct 20, Django Bar

Beatlemania: The hit tribute show will see Sydney relive the heyday of one of the world’s favourite pop acts this weekend. This spectacular show recreates a true Beatles experience with stunning costumes, state-of-the-art lighting and production, replica instruments and all songs performed with exquisite attention to detail in their original key. Over 30 of the Beatles biggest and most treasured hits will be performed live on stage.

Sat, Oct 21, State Theatre

Acolyte: Melbourne's Acolyte have been on a meteoric rise in the past 12 months. The release of their Shades of Black EP saw them support Twelve Foot Ninja, tour Australia in support of the record and begin to really dominate the prog/rock scene in Melbourne. This Sunday they spread their dominance to Sydney.

Sun, Oct 22, Frankie’s Pizza

Anna Netrebko & Yusif Eyvazov: The superstar couple of the opera circuit will perform ‘An Evening Of Opera Highlights’ this weekend.

Tue, Oct 24, Sydney Opera House

Bittersweet Obsessions: Is a show constructed by the Australia Brandenburg Orchestra Artistic Director Paul Dyer. The show revolves around three works by two of the most iconic of baroque composers and includes Bach’s famous comic coffee cantata. This show will explore the sweetness and bitterness of life, obsessions taken to the brink, a life of love, joy and pleasure that also brings pain.

Wed, Oct 25, City Recital Hall

The Northern Folk: Rural turned suburban alt-folk stompers The Northern Folk have been taking Australia by storm of late, with their unique genre mash-up of brass-heavy, big sound anthems and intricate blues ballads. The eleven-piece collective of multi-talented musicians are no strangers to the live music circuit having graced intimate venues, festivals, and big crowd stages alike all over the NSW and the Victorian east coast.

Wed, Oct 25, Brighton Up Bar

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