J.A.M'S TOP LIVE MUSIC PICKS OCT 5-11

Kevin Purdy: A multi-instrumentalist musician, composer, producer whose music catalogue, dating back to the late 70's, is enormous. His musical journey has led to him creating his own individual musical style which he will showcase tonight as he launches his new album, In Transit.

Thu, Oct 5, Radio Free Alice

Alex Lahey: Announced herself to the world in 2016 with her debut EP B-Grade University. The EP saw the Melbourne singer songwriter catapulted into popularity with fans and critics alike. Tomorrow Alex will continue her journey as she launches debut album, I Love You Like A Brother.

Fri, Oct 6, Oxford Art Factory

Boo Seeka: The bonafide touring veterans will be taking to the road this month and it all kicks off in Sydney tomorrow. With a freshly developed sound and an impressive live show to follow 2017 will look to cement the duo as a force to be reckoned with.

Fri, Oct 6, Manning Bar

Mercury Sky: Sydney's Mercury Sky are back with new music - and though the single is called Nausea - it won't make you nauseous. The new single summarises the band's intentions in creating a piece of work that is more diverse and more intense than they have done before. Support them as they launch their EP tomorrow night.

Fri, Oct 6, The Factory Theatre

Emmanuel Pahud: Fourteen years after his debut with the Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO) the world’s greatest living flute player will return to Australia for a national concert tour with the ACO.

Sat, Oct 7, City Recital Hall

The Kite String Tangle: Following the release of his chart topping album in July and standout live performance at Splendour In The Grass The Kite String Tangle is now set to take the show on the road.

Sun, Oct 8, Oxford At Factory

Girls In The Band: To celebrate the announcement of the Sixth Sydney International Women's Jazz Festival readers of the City Hub are invited to a free screening of US filmmaker Judy Chaikin's multi award winning documentary. The full length feature tells the poignant, untold stories of female jazz/big band instrumentalists and their fascinating, groundbreaking journeys from the late 30s to the present day. Be sure to reserve your FREE tickets online today.

Mon, Oct 9, Foundry 616

Songs Of My Country: Gondwana Indigenous Children’s Choir (GICC) and the Vienna Boys’ Choir (VBC/Wiener Sängerknaben) will come together for a world-first collaboration in Sydney early next week. The event will be a mesmerising coming together of one of the oldest continuously performing institutions in Europe and Gondwana Indigenous Children’s Choir, which proudly represents one of the oldest continuous cultures on Earth.

Tue, Oct 10, Sydney Opera House

Michael Ball & Alfie Boe: Musical theatre legends Ball and Boy are set to bring their Together tour to Sydney mid-week. Together is an unprecedented vocal and musical treat and features some of the biggest hits of all-time, a cherry-picked selection of personal favourites from film, theatre, the Great American Songbook and even pop.  

Wed, Out 11, State Theatre

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