J.A.M'S TOP LIVE MUSIC PICKS JUL 20-26

Åsgeir: The Icelandic singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and collaborator will take a break away from the Splendour In The Grass touring schedule for a special one off performance in Sydney tomorrow.

Fri, Jul 21, Enmore Theatre

Def FX: Australia’s own electronic surf rock band of the 90s is returning to Sydney this weekend. Fronted by the enigmatic Fiona Horne and joined by the original line-up, including founding guitarist Blake Gardiner – this is a show not to be missed!

Sat, Jul 22, The Factory

Catfish And The Bottlemen: It's set to be a pretty big year for Catfish And The Bottlemen. After incredible sets at Falls Festival that left everyone wanting more, the boys will back to take on both Splendour In The Grass and a Sydney sideshow.

Sun, Jul 23, Hordern Pavilion

Topology: Brisbane quintet Topology make their way down the coast to Sydney this weekend for their The Singing Politician show. The Singing Politician is a powerful performance piece that marries iconic Prime Ministerial speeches seamlessly to an overlay of stirring classical music and choral work.

Sun, Jul 23, City Recital Hall

Australian Composition Seminar: Richard Gill, Karen Carey and Andrew Batt-Rawden team up again to deliver another astounding compositional development experience for high school Music 1 and Music 2 students in years 8, 9, 10 and 11. This will be an invaluable experience for any music student.

Mon-Tue, Jul 24-25, Santa Sabrina College

AWO Chamber 8: All exceptional soloists in their own right, the AWO Chamber 8 musicians are a supergroup of Australia’s finest musicians who work and perform with the world’s greatest orchestras. This is a rare opportunity to witness music-making of the highest calibre where each of the eight musicians have the opportunity to display their individual brilliance.

Tue, Jul 25, City Recital Hall

Stormzy: 23-year-old Stormzy, aka Michael Omari emerged onto the grime scene in 2013 and has now become a phenom of the genre. The London-born artist continues to push the boundaries of grime, and is currently nominated for British Breakthrough at this year’s BRIT Awards, so don’t miss this opportunity.

Tue, Jul 25, Enmore Theatre

k.d. Lang: Called “the greatest female singer in the whole world” by fellow Canadian Michael Bublé, Lang has had a distinguished career. In addition to a fruitful collaboration with Tony Bennett, she has performed alongside luminaries including Roy Orbison, Bonnie Raitt, Elton John and Loretta Lynn.

Wed, Jul 26, ICC Theatre

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