J.A.M'S TOP LIVE MUSIC PICKS JUL 27-AUG 2

Georgia Fields & Phia: Two of Melbourne’s brightest independent singer-songwriters join forces tonight. Indie-pop chameleon Georgia Fields and live-looping wunderkind Phia share the stage and each other’s songs, accompanying one another on everything from kalimba to casio, electric guitar to tambourine.

Thu, Jul 27, Oxford Art Factory

Miles & Simone: Melbourne alt-country folk and heart-breaker duet Miles and Simone are back with their latest sublime single She and I, accompanied by a live performance in Sydney this evening.

Thu, Jul 27, The Golden Age Cinema

Josh Pyke: It’s the 10 year anniversary of Josh’s highly successful Memories and Dust album which he will be playing in full tomorrow night at the Enmore Theatre. For Pyke himself, performing songs from his early albums affords him the opportunity to travel back in time and remember the context in which they were written.

Fri, Jul 28, Enmore Theatre

Andrey Gugnin: Internationally renowned concert pianist, Andrey Gugnin will return to Australia in celebration of Sydney International Piano Competition's 40th Birthday. The multi-award winning performer has collaborated with orchestras and ensembles across the world, been welcomed as a guest artist at numerous international festivals, received increasing numbers of concerto engagements.

Sat, Jul 29, Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Real Friends: Illinois based pop punks Real Friends are heading down under to see their Aussie fans. Completely taking their sound to a whole new level, Real Friends never fail to display their overwhelming sense of talent and raw energy for the world to hear and this is nowhere more evident than in their live show.

Sat, Jul 29, The Factory Theatre

Pete Murray: Byron Bay singer-songwriter and one of Australia’s most loved musicians has returned with his new record, Camacho, releasing early last month. Ahead of his tour, which arrives in Sydney this weekend, Murray said “I’m really excited about playing the new music for the first time and cannot wait to get out there and see the crowd’s reaction.”

Sat, Jul 29, Enmore Theatre

Sydney Rock ’n’ Roll & Alternative Market: This Sunday music fans have a unique opportunity to see some great live music from Dallas Fracas, Frank Sultana & The Sinister Kids, The Satellites and The Hellcat III. Alongside the live music you’ll also have the chance to explore a treasure trove of products and records.

Sun, Jul 30, The Manning Bar

Death Grips: Following the success of their first four studio albums, the Californian group returned anew last year with Bottomless Pit. Praised by critics as their best work yet, the band continues to push the boundaries, refusing to conform to a specific sound.

Wed, Aug 2, Enmore Theatre

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