J.A.M'S TOP LIVE MUSIC PICKS APR 5-11

Luke Elliot: New Jersey born and bred singer/songwriter Luke Elliot will kick off the week of live music with a wonderfully simple yet captivating performance featuring just himself and a piano.

Thu, Apr 5, Lazybones Lounge

Good Lovelies: Wowing crowds with their powerful harmonies and wicked sense of humour - the years of juggling touring, parenting and a life-time of friendship together providing ample tales to tell.

Thu, Apr 5, Leadbelly

Kwame: Against a backdrop of soulful, jazz influenced hip-hop, Kwame spills his heart out as he tries to find balance in his life. Tomorrow night Kwame will take the audience on a journey of love, pain and personal growth as he launches his second EP Endless Conversations.

Fri, Apr 6, Metro Theatre

Jade MacRae: Pop and soul singer Jade MacRae has serious jazz pedigree. Teaming up with her parents, Dave MacRae and Joy Yates, in a rare performance of their critically acclaimed collaboration Bloodlines, she will demonstrate her jazz prowess in an intimate concert tomorrow night.

Fri, Apr 6, Foundry616

Together Pangea: With their latest full-length album, Bulls And Roosters, the band managed to hit a sweet spot between writing rock ā€˜nā€™ roll songs worthy of being hummed twenty years from now and maintaining the brash and ballsy bite fans know and love. Check them out live in Sydney this weekend.

Sat, Apr 7, Oxford Art Factory

Rapaport: Fresh from the Big Vacation National Tour with Mathas, Omar Musa and P.Smurf, the co-founder and label manager of Big Village Records, Rapaport is excited to showcase his new record Village Idiot the Sydney fans this weekend.

Sat, Apr 7, Factory Floor

Sally Whitwell & Ephemera Trio: Aria Award-winning, ABC recording artist, pianist and composer Sally Whitwell will perform a selection of her favourite contemporary classical works alongside her own compositions. Joining Sally in a special double bill will be the genre blurring act Ephemera Trio.

Sat, Apr 7, Seymour Centre

Sergio Mendes: The most successful international musical export from Brazil, Sergio Mendes will bring his bossa nova, latin jazz and pop infused Brazilian music experience complete with eight piece band and singers to Sydney as he celebrates six decades in music.

Sun, Apr 8, Sydney Opera House

Gum: The moniker of Tame Impala/Pond multi-instrumentalist Jay Watson has recently dropped two new singles and will be arriving in Sydney mid-week to showcase those two tracks alongside a selection of tracks from his new record Underdog.

Wed, Apr 11, Oxford Art Factory

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