Diary of Death: 21 April – 27 April 2017

April 20th 2017


A life threatening list of imminent events happening in Sydney and surrounds, selected weekly by Jack Shit.


FRIDAY 21 April

Gum Ball: Regurgitator, Tripod, Boo Seeka, Gareth Liddiard, The Peep Tempel, Jack Carty, The Ocean Party, Liz Stringer, The Steele Syndicate, Mick Hart, Africa Entsha, Freya Josephine Hollick, Kim Churchill, The Funk Hunters, Mick Thomas & The Roving Commission, Felix Riebl, The Meltdown, Caiti Baker, HITS, Shining Bird, Flyying Colours, The Go Set, Irish Mythen, Dave Wells, The Bad Time Boys, Dashville Progress Society, BagHead, The Sea Gypsies, Leah Senior, Rose&theSea, Boo Seeka  – Til Sunday – Dashville
– Alex Lahey – Hudson Ballroom
– Darren Cross, Jack Elias, Luke O’Farrell – Album launch – Petersham Bowling Club
– The Kransky Sisters – The Spiegeltent, Wollongong
– Nyck, Batts – Brighton Up
– Oh Pep! – Newtown Social Club
– Seagull, The Singing Skies, Tom Cooney, McKisko –  Album launch – Red Rattler
– Shithouse at Sing Song: The Pink Tiles, Okin Osan; Jack Shit – 10PM til dawn – Tokyo Sing Song – FREE
– Peking Duk – The Berry, Terrigal
– Nadia Reid (NZ) The Edwards, Newcastle – FREE



– Gum Ball: Rose & The Se, Africa Entsha, Freya Josephine Hollick, Dave Wells, Mick Hart, The Steele Syndicate, Flyying Colours, Gareth Liddiard, Liz Stringer, Mick Thomas & The Roving Commission, Tripod, Kim Churchill, Dashville Progress Society, Caiti Baker, Boo Seeka, The Peep Tempel, Regurgitator – Dashville – Til Sunday
– Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Body Type, Sunscreen; DJs Dom O’Connor vs. Ryan Saar – Newtown Social Club
The Pink Tiles, Rhysics, Sleepy – Rad, Wollongong
– Biscotti – Golden Age Cinema
– Particles, Narla, Forest Hall, DJ Charlie Mann – Single launch – Lady Hampshire – FREE
– Spirit Bunny; DJs Darren Cross, Jack Shit – Tokyo Sing Song – 10PM til 5AM – FREE
– Songs of the Black Arm Band City – Recital Hall
– Magic Bones Brighton Up
Muki; DJs CKDJ, Nap Girls, NYC Doll – World Bar
– Peking Duk, Ivan Ooze, Mallrat – Enmore Theatre



– Around the Outside: readings by Emma Size, Emily Stewart, Justin Balmain, Sarinah Masukor; panel discussion with Nat Randall, Abdul Abdullah, David Capra, Alex Gawronski, Stella Rosa McDonald, Benjamin Forster – Simulcast on Canvas on FBi – Readings/discussion – 10AM  – Firstdraft
– Sizzle: Ensemble Offspring with guests Sirens Big Band, Aviva Endean, Elizabeth Jigalin – 3PM – Petersham Bowling Club
– Gareth Liddiard  – Last shows at venue ever. Sold out – 3PM and 7PM – Newtown Social Club
– Two Up: Auslan Interpreter Jennifer Maclaughlan and civil litigations solicitor James d’Apice  – Lectures – 6 til 10PM – Cake Wines Cellar Door
– Kapture: A Memorial Concert in Honour of Ahmed Kathrada – featuring special guest dancer and choreographer Liz Lea and musicians Sandy Evans, Bobby Singh, Brett Hirst, Greg Sheehan – Django Bar
– Patti Smith: In Her Own Words – Talk – Opera House
Magic Bones, Dos Enos, Creo – 4PM – North Wollongong Hotel – FREE



– Gemma Ray (UK) – Leadbelly
– Faraway… So Close to Homeland (SYR) – Benefit for Syria Solidarity Sydney – Film  – 7.30PM – Petersham Bowling Club



– Andy Colledge and mates; Two-up with Eddie Perfect  –  Music/gambling – Midday – The Vic – FREE
– Mario Speedwagon – Music/gambling – 9AM til late. Two up from midday – Lady Hampshire – FREE
– ANZAC Day at the Lord Betoota – Oz rock covers, BBQ etc –  Music/gambling – Midday – Lord Gladstone – FREE



– Spooky Mens Chorale – City Recital Hall
– Swinging at the Speakeasy: Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters; DJs Pia Andersen, Jack Shit – 7PM til 2AM – Palmer and Co – FREE



– Major Leagues – Golden Age Cinema
– Certain Women  – Film-  Sydney exclusive. Sporadically until May 14. – 7PM – Golden Age Cinema
– Jack Shit 10PM til 2AM – Palmer and Co -FREE
Hana & Jessie-Lee – Django Bar
– Alcest (FRA), Life Is Noise – Newtown Social Club


FRIDAY 27 April

– FFS | Waiting For B x No Lights No Lycra (Beyonce edition) –  Film/dancing –  6 til 10PM – Ambush Gallery
– B-Wise, Tapz (NZ), Manu Crook$ – $3 with RSVP – Albion Hotel
– You Am I – Narrabeen RSL
– Good Boy, Jarrow –  Split 7 launch – Chippendale Hotel
– Mid Ayr – Single launch – Brighton Up
– Sachet, Possible Humans, Garry David, Pallet (debut show) – Petersham Bowling Club
– Yeeves, Tambourine Girls, Snape, Jack Shit – Jack deejays from 1 til 4AM – Waywards – FREE
– Hellfire Club: Suzie Q and David Aeon; Succubus and Nexxi; Hellfire DJs –  Fetish club – Midnight Shift
Clara Adolphs, Nathan Hawkes, Tara Marynowsky, Kate Mitchell, Danny Morse, Alexandra Standen
–  Art opening – 6 til 8PM – Chalk Horse – FREE
– Just Breathe, Aurora Motel; DJs Sachi (NZ), Clueless, Goonz, Live Wire, Morning TV, Luxe AF – World Bar


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