J.A.M'S TOP LIVE MUSIC PICKS AUG 24-30

Bearfoot: Bring their unique blend of So-Cal, hip-hop and dub-reggae to Sydney tonight in celebration of their new single, Crazy For You. The new song is a ska driven love song filled with twists and turns so be prepared to get your feet moving, your shoulders shufflin’, and voices warmed up to shout out, “Bearfoot! I’m crazy for you!”

Thu, Aug 24, Spring Street Social

Ed Kuepper: The ARIA award winning solo artist and founder member of legendary 70s proto-punk outfit The Saints and post-punk originals Laughing Clowns, will be bringing his one man request fest to Coogee tomorrow evening.

Fri, Aug 25, Coogee Diggers

Apate: One of Brisbane's most accomplished and under-rated heavy bands, Apate, are coming to Sydney tomorrow. Apate always place an emphasis on their live shows, with their dynamic and energetic stage presence setting them apart from the sea of Australian metal bands.

Fri, Aug 25, Chatswood Youth Centre

Lolo Lovina: Australian Gypsy band Lolo Lovina celebrate their tenth anniversary this weekend. Fronted by Hungarian Romani-Gypsy singer Sarah Bedak, Lolo Lovina is an intoxicating brew of Swing, Heavy Metal and Balkan Gypsy beats. They've sold-out houses around Australia, and across Eastern and Western Europe.

Sat, Aug 26, The Basement

Scotland The Brave: A massive concert spectacular coming to the Opera House. Featuring “the best of traditional Scottish music, song and dance performed by over 100 singers, dancers and musicians, including pipers, drummers and fiddlers”.

Sat, Aug 26, Opera House

Guitarra: Some of the great guitar players of the world come together on one stage for a special event that celebrates the great stringed instrument in all its glory. Paco Peña, The Grigoryan Brothers, Jim Pennell and Phil Manning will bring their magic to Sydney this Sunday, showcasing just how versatile this most humble yet ancient of instruments can be.

Sun, Aug 27, Enmore Theatre

Bernadette Robinson: Celebrates the songs and artistry of the greatest divas of the last 75 years: Garland, Bassey, Streisand and more. In this triumphant new concert, leading Australian diva Bernadette Robinson brings to life the music of these iconic singers. In their own words she celebrates their artistry, their intelligence, their humour, their vulnerability and their power.

Mon, Aug 28, Sydney Opera House

Renee Geyer: Renée Geyer’s career has spanned four decades & is still going strong. A precocious jazz, blues & soul singer in her late teens; Countdown royalty in her 20s; a string of pop, soul & reggae hits spanning the 70s & 80s; her LA years in the studio with the likes of Stevie Wonder, Sting, Joe Cocker & Chaka Kahn; her 90s renaissance with Paul Kelly.

Wed, Aug 30, Camelot Lounge

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