Nadia Reid: Returning to Australia from New Zealand with her stunning second album full of stories of self discovery. The album and it’s inherent self discovery didn't come easy as Nadia traversed 10,000kms in the 18 months since her debut record.
Thu, Apr 20, The Golden Age Cinema
The Tea Party: The much revered Canadian trio return to Australia this week to perform their first ever symphony show. Taking to the stage with a 48 piece orchestra this is a once in a lifetime opportunity that is not to be missed.
Fri, Apr 21, The Star
Caravana Sun: Proudly presented by Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, The Whale Song Tour see’s the band hitting stages supporting UK SKA legends Madness. Caravana Sun will be donating $5 per merchandise item to Sea Shepherd, marking the beginning of an ongoing relationship between the band and the not-for-profit organisation.
Fri, Apr 21, Imperial Hotel
Hellions: Sydney’s Hellions have been riding a wave of critical acclaim since they dropped their third album Opera Oblivia. Now to celebrate the boys will take their incendiary live show for a spin around the country, stopping in Sydney this weekend.
Sat, Apr 22, Oxford Art Factory
Songs Of The Black Arm Band: For a decade, Black Arm Band has been sharing the music, songs and stories at the centre of Indigenous life, touching hearts and minds across the country and abroad. This weekend the City Recital Hall will play host to the premiere of their 10th anniversary concert.
Sat, Apr 22, City Recital Hall
Ensemble Offspring Sizzle: Inner West music outfit, Ensemble Offspring, present their annual free community music event, Sizzle. Now in its seventh year, Sizzle has become a fixture in the Inner West calendar — a mixture of art-meets-popular culture-meets-family fun. This year, audiences can experience a chamber music set, all-female big band, interactive music installation and an eco-friendly instrument-building workshop with Reverse Garbage for all ages.
Sun, Apr 23, Pertersham Bowling Club
Greg Poppleton: Australia's only authentic 1920s singer, entirely uninfluenced by contemporary music, his passion for classic jazz goes back to age three when he saw Louis Armstrong on television.
Wed, Apr 26, Palmer & Co.
Spooky Men’s Chorale: The de facto archdeacons of low frequency vocal mayhem, have performed at festivals and concerts all over Australia and internationally, including six critically acclaimed tours of the UK. This week will see these fifteen magnificent, craggy specimens of latter day masculinity undertake their most ambitious show to date.
Wed, Apr 26, City Recital Hall
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