LIVE WIRE – SYDNEY'S LIVE MUSIC GUIDE JUN 1ST-7TH

Pirra: Tonight sees Pirra hitting the road for the second leg of their national tour with brand new record Animal Kingdom in tow. The initial leg of the tour saw the band playing alongside the likes of ELKI and Bec Sandridge so they’re hoping to top those shows this time around.

Thu, Jun 1, Union Hotel

Ultimate Eagles: The world’s greatest Eagles show is touring Sydney for the first time tomorrow night. Ultimate Eagles are an international phenomenon. They have become a brand name in their own right who are revered by their peers, respected by the music industry and dearly loved by their massive and expanding fan base.

Fri, Jun 2,  State Theatre

Vanessa Wagner: An intimate afternoon and evening of sophisticated and eclectic music, dancing, art, visuals, networking, chatting and showing off. Vanessa will orchestrate the aural/visual landscape as hostess, complemented by the incomparable DJ Ben Drayton who will play a marathon set.

Sat, Jun 3, The Captain Cook Hotel

Mary Coughlan: Over the course of ten studio albums, two live albums and countless concert performances in the past thirty years, Ireland’s Mary Coughlan has established herself as one of her native land’s most enduring and remarkable vocal talents.

Sat, Jun 3, The Petersham Bowling Club

Dappled Cities: After the longest wait between records of their 18 year career the Sydney indie-pop group have returned with their fifth and most accomplished record, IIIII. To celebrate the group will be performing it as part of Vivid 2017.

Sun, Jun 4, City Recital Hall

Sara Tindley: Touring her new album Wild and Unknown as it was recorded, in a duo with Michael Turner, a veteran artist who knows plenty about turning emotion and experience into music. Their collaboration with Nick DiDia transformed Sara’s countrified ballads into paeans infused with light and space, reminiscent of The Triffids’ invocation of Australian landscapes.

Sun, Jun 4, Gasoline Pony

Dianne Reeves: Considered the pre-eminent jazz vocalist in the world today. Recipient of five Grammy Awards for Best Jazz Vocal Album, Reeves opens her Australian tour in Sydney with a one-night-only performance at City Recital Hall this Tuesday.

Tue, Jun 6, City Recital Hall

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