LIVE WIRE – SYDNEY'S LIVE MUSIC GUIDE FEB 9TH-15TH

While She Sleeps: This UK band has made the long arduous journey down under for a run of dates alongside Bring Me The Horizon. But why just stop there? For Aussie fans they’ve added a special mini-tour of their own which arrives in Sydney tonight.

Thu, Feb 9, Newtown Social Club

Kasey Chambers: Following the release of her highly anticipated 11th studio album Dragonfly last month, the iconic Australian singer-songwriter will perform a special live show in the idilic surrounds of the Taronga Zoo. Joining Kasey for the evening will be Thelma Plum, yet another spectacular rising voice on the Australian scene.

Fri, Feb 10, Taronga Zoo

I Know Leopard: 2016 was, unquestionably, a hallmark year for I Know Leopard. Tomorrow they come to Sydney as part of their whirlwind three-date tour in support of their gleaming alt-pop single 'Rather Be Lonely’.

Fri, Feb 10, Hudson Ballroom

Philip Johnston: Phillip Johnston’s Page of Madness: Suite for Improvisers is based on Johnston’s original score for Teinosuke Inugasa’s 1926 Japanese silent film, Kurutta Ippeji (A Page of Madness). The music is a vehicle for a group of stellar Sydney improvisers to recreate a haunting and exhilarating film score without the film.

Sat, Feb 11, Seymour Centre – Sound Lounge

Thrash, Blast and Grind Festival: What would an Australian summer be without a touring music fest? Pretty bloody average to be honest! Luckily a brand new festival bringing the best of Australia’s heavy music scene is debuting this weekend. Acts performing on the day include; King Parrot, Psycroptic and Revocation.

Sat, Feb 11, Manning Bar

Suzi Quatro: With a career now spanning over 50 years of performing, it’s “one more time for Suzi” as she returns to Sydney early next week. With 31 Australian tours under her belt, for this tour, Suzi will bring Andy Scott from THE SWEET on guitar and vocals and Don Powell from SLADE on drums.  They will perform as “QSP” for the opening act. Suzi will have an eight-piece band, performing the hit programme for the second half of the show, in her leather jumpsuit of course.

Tue, Feb 14, Sydney Opera House

Mosquito Coast: Naomi Robinson and Conor Barton were just 17-years-old when they caught the attention of fans, tastemakers and the music biz after winning triple j’s Unearthed High 2015. The Perth young guns bring their breezy pop melodies, sun-bleached guitar and dreamy vocals to Sydney midweek as part of their 11 date tour.

Wed, Feb 15, Sosueme – Beach Road Hotel

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