LIVE WIRE – SYDNEY'S LIVE MUSIC GUIDE MAR 23RD-29TH

The East Pointers: A Canadian trio who make traditional music seem ridiculously hip. Their upbeat original tunes inspire audiences the world over and have made them a constant festival drawcard since they began recording and touring in 2015.

Thu, Mar 23, Camelot Lounge

Photo: Jo Duck

Photo: Jo Duck

Kate Miller-Heidke: The Australian music sensation will bring her inimitable vocal ability to a debut collaboration with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. The virtuosic singer-songwriter will perform a selection of her most popular hits with the orchestra as well as highlights from her award-winning opera The Rabbits.

Thu-Sat, Mar 23-26, Sydney Opera House

sleepmakeswaves: Post-rock trailblazers sleepmakeswaves have had a massive start to 2017, including a brand new album and a plethora of tour dates. Tomorrow they arrive in Sydney to showcase their new album Made Of Breath Only.

Fri, Mar 24, Metro Theatre

Greg Poppleton: Nearing one million YouTube views, Australia's only authentic 1920s jazz singer, Greg Poppleton, opens the spectacular 1920s Gin Mill Social tomorrow evening. Gin Mill Social is a speakeasy banquet and a night of live music and dancing, plus surprise pop up performances… a night where you can feast, dance and play!

Fri, Mar 24, Gin Mill Social at Slide

Winston Surfshirt: Over the past few years, Winston Surfshirt have become vital members of Sydney’s underground live scene, with past performances ranging from sold out headline shows to festival appearances, warehouse gigs and block parties. This weekend they launch their new single Be About You.

Sat, Mar 25, Newtown Social Club

Ming Xie: A technical tour de force that explores different colours, emotions and expressions. Audiences can look forward to an aural feast that explores the piano as a virtuosic instrument throughout the ages.

Sat, Mar 25, Sydney Conservatorium Of Music

Vices: Not your typical hardcore party band. There has always been a socially conscious and ethical dimension to their musical undertakings: resistance to injustice. This weekend they launch their new LP Now That I Have Seen I Am Responsible.

Sat, Mar 25, The Red Rattler

Michael Griffin: Following a sold out show at The Sound Lounge for SIMA, the Divergence Jazz Orchestra return to Foundry 616 for an exciting new collaboration welcoming  Michael Griffin (alto saxophone) as the featured soloist. Expect a night that takes you from be-bop to funk, hard-bop to ballads to contemporary jazz sounds.

Sat, Mar 25, Foundry 616

Things Of Stone and Wood: In celebration of the 25th year since the release of their record ‘The Yearning’, the band have decided that this time around they’re focusing on playing (for the very first time), the Yearning from start to finish. Something fans have been calling for, for decades.

Sun, Mar 26, Newtown Social Club

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