Marky Ramone: True punk-rock royalty returns to our shores this evening. One of the last remaining members of The Ramones, and the one with the longest lineage, having handled skins duties for the formative punk outfit between 1978 to 1983 and again from 1987 until 1996. Marky is keeping The Ramones’ spirit burning bright. Digging all the way into The Ramones catalogue to deliver an absolute treat for every Ramones fan.

Thu, Nov 23, Manning Bar

Wallis Bird: The two-time Meteor award winner (Ireland’s national music prize), this year’s winner of the German Music Prize (composer of the year) as the first non-German citizen and two-time Irish Choice Prize nominee (equivalent of the Australian Music Prize) is coming to back to Sydney tomorrow night.

Fri, Nov 24, Leadbelly

SO.Crates: Made up of hip-hop traditionalists in producer Skomes and Californian born Australian resident MC Cazeaux O.S.L.O (Man Made Mountain), the outfit has already staked their claim as one of the city’s most sought-after live acts.

Fri, Nov 24, Hudson Ballroom

Lime Cordiale: Bring their debut album Permanent Vacation to Sydney this weekendThe album showcases a unique blend of rock, pop, soul and beyond drawing influences from The Beatles and Beach Boys to The Strokes and The Growlers. Oli and Louis say they “spent a lot of time creating these songs and exploring their sound. We wanted a collection of songs that really have a personality and vibe” and they’re not wrong.

Sat, Nov 25, Metro Theatre

Tesse: Sydney based singer-songwriter Tom Stephens began writing and recording music under his own name in 2012, releasing his debut full-length album What Lies In The Difference to considerable acclaim in late 2016. As Stephens’ musical journey and supporting band continued to evolve (now including, bassist Cam Whipp, guitarist Mon Ellis, keyboardist Chris Long and drummer Rob Turner) the decision was made to perform and release under the collaborative name Tesse.

Tue, Nov 28, Leadbelly

Electronic Music Conference: By day, EMC is the perfect place to connect, converse, create new bonds and cultivate ideas. By night, EMCPlay gives Sydney the perfect midweek playground for grown ups – numerous showcases and parties take over a number of leading live music venues to allow us to celebrate the best electronic music coming out of Australia in 2017.

Wed, Nov 29, Various Venues

Mitski: Captivating Japanese-American songstress Mitski will land in Sydney midweek for a very special intimate show. Known for her magnetic on-stage energy, Mitski’s live show is something to experience, and the intimate show will play be a must-see for 2017.

Wed, Nov 29, Oxford Art Factory

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