Diary of Death: 19 January – 26 January 2018

December 8th 2017


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



– Civil Disobedience Picnic – Camperdown Memorial Rest Park –  7 til 11PM –  Protest drink in defiance of endless nanny state expansions of no-alcohol zones in our public places – FREE
Jlin (US)  Carriageworks – Presented by FBi
Emel Mathlouthi (TUN), Rahim AlHaj & Karim Wasfi (IRA) – City Recital Hall
Genevieve Lacey, Daniel Yeadon and Neal Peres da Costa –  Elizabeth Street Offices – 19th & 20th Jan
Wesley Fuller – Oxford Art Factory Gallery Bar
Drunk Mums – The Lansdowne
Cheers Big Ears with Jack Shit – The Lansdowne – 10PM til 3AM – FREE
SIX60 (US), Nico & Vinz (NOR) – Enmore Theatre



– Shelly Short (US), Anthonie Tonnon (NZ) – Petersham Bowling Club – 2PM
Devotional – Golden Age Cinema – 9.30PM – FREE
Heaps Gay Street Party: Cakes Da Killa (US), Touch Sensitive, Okenyo, Mega O Mega (GER): DJs Lorna Clarkson, Charlie Villas, Lovebombs, Hiphophoe; shows by Nana Miss Koori, Destiny Haz Arrived, Gang Of She, Canoe; Koori Radio stage features DJ Ruby, DJ Delight, Indij Hip Hop Crew, Ayebatonye, Pink Noise, Bare Necessities, Heaps Gay DJs; – food and drinks by Agwa Australia Shagwa Lounge, Bloodwood, Porteno, Continental Deli, Young Henrys Tinnies, Sydney Water, Two Boys In Sari’s, The Ice Apothecary – Marrickville – 1PM to 11PM
Heaps Gay Afterparty: DJs Cakes Da Killa (US), Estee Louder, Cunningpants – Red Rattler – 10.30PM til 3AM
So Frenchy So Chic: Féfé, Juniore, General Elektriks, Frànçois & the Atlas Mountains, L.E.J (all FRA) – Federal Park, Glebe – 1 til 11PM
Thrashville: Frenzal Rhomb, Frenzal Rhomb, King Parrot, Batpiss, Frankenbok, Gay Paris, The Australian Beefweek Show, Troldhaugen, Voiid, Post Truth, Paper Thin, Rort Menace, Jones The Cat, Dashville Progress Society, Stevo Extremo; Graff by Snarl, Perso, Yowa, Brentyn Lugnan, Telzy, Irie – Dashville, Belford – 11AM to 11.30PM
Mallrat – The Lair – 4.30PM – ALL AGES – SOLD OUT
– Spurs For Jesus – Hardys Bay Club – Kane’s 48th. Kids set at 5.30 then two more from 7.30 til 10.30PM
Jack Shit – Western Broadwalk, Sydney Opera House – 6 til 10.30PM – FREE
– Burlesko Bizarro: Betty Grumble, the Amazing Ari, Kira Hula-la, Lillian Starr and more – Casula Powerhouse – 7 til 9PM – Burlesque
The xx (UK), Kelela (US), KUCKA – The Domain – doors at 5.30PM
Chintzy Lopez and the Imaginary lamp – MoshPit  – 7 til 10PM – FREE
Festival of Julie – Soursob Bob, Juliet Ward, Garry David, White Knuckle Fever – Marrickville Bowling Club – 6PM – 12AM
Signal: Boylan (UK), Ruins, Victim, Atro, Akul, Ohmsy D – Tokyo Sing Song – 10PM
Goldner String Quartet – Elizabeth Street Offices – Saturday & Sunday
Matt McMahon Trio, Adrian Lim-Klumpes – Sound Lounge
RARE FINDS ft Ayla, Aikonawena, The Longboys; Rare Finds DJs – Oxford Art Factory Gallery Bar
Yes Rave: Bilby, DJs Dirge Gainsbourg, Cat Lyf, Wu Trump, Microwave – Lady Hampshire – 10PM – FREE
Drunk Mums – Unibar, Wollongong
Fruit, Willowy, Slow Ships, Spindles – Jura Books



Women’s March Sydney: Unbroken – speakers Jasmine Noud, Norma Ingram, Moreblessing Maturure, Kate Taylor; MC Karen James; music from Tijana, Malaika Green, Iluka
Hyde Park – 11AM til midday – rally –  FREE
Jack Shit – Western Foyers, Sydney Opera House – 1 til 4PM – FREE
Fémina (PAT) – Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent – 3PM
Summer Dance: Dan Shake (UK), Project Pablo (CAN), Adi Toohey, Fortune Taylor Tickets – National Art School – 3PM



Meow Meow’s Pandemonium with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra – Opera House – both Monday & Tuesday



–  Mount Eerie (US), Julie Byrne (US) – City Recital Hall
The Bomb with live score by The Acid (UK) – Carriageworks – both Tuesday & Wednesday – Film/music
Scabz, Bruise Pristine, CCXO – Waywards – 7PM – FREE
Jack Shit – Western Foyers, Sydney Opera House – Midday til 4.30PM – FREE



–  The Now Now Festival: Simon Barker, Claire Edwardes, Bree van Reyk, Nat Grant; Mirror Unit (GER/SIN); Ned Collette, Steve Heather, Judith Hamann; Nort of North; Mette Rasmussen (DEN), Clayton Thomas, Chris Abrahams, Sofia Jernberg (SWE); Del Lumanta, Lucy Claire, – 107 Projects – 7PM til midnight
Shabaka and the Ancestors (UK/RSA) – City Recital Hall
– Hinterlandt – Lazybones – 8PM
Alanis Morissette (CAN), Angie McMahon – ICC Theatre
¿Que Bola?: Oscar Carralero & Banda Serenata; All About Swing dancers; DJs Pia Andersen, Jack Shit – Palmer and Co – Live music from 7 til 10PM then Jack on the decks til close at 3AM – music, dance, food, booze – FREE



–  Night of the Living Dead with live score by Morricone Youth (US) – Carriageworks
Aldous Harding – Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent – Sold out
Bambula – Paul Grabowsky And The Wilfred Brothers – City Recital Hall
– Kardajala Kirridarra – Leadbelly
The Now Now Festival: Breadwoman (US), Meg Clune; Jerrah Patston, Sam Worrad, Jerry Kahale; Sten Sandall (SWE); Jon Rose, Steve Heather, Julia Reidy; Sabine Masselli; Propan (NOR); Mette Rasmussen (DEN), Paal Nilssen-Love (NOR) – 107 Projects – 7PM til midnight
Ned Collette, Only The Lonely – Golden Age – 8PM – FREE
Miss Pia Jazz Trio – Kittyhawk – 7PM til 10PM – FREE
Jack Shit – Western Broadwalk, Sydney Opera House – 1 til 5.30PM – FREE



–  Invasion Day Rally – The Block – 10AM til 1PM – Rally – FREE
Yabun: Troy Cassar Daley, Baker Boy, Uncle Joe Geia, Kardajala Kirridarra, Electric Fields, Johnny Nicol, Dobby, Mi-Kaisha, Jarrod Hicklin, Baraya – Victoria Park – 11AM til 7PM – FREE
The Now Now Festival: Playing In A Warzone – Sass Hound (curators of today’s program), Divide and Dissolve and more – 107 Projects – 7PM til midnight
Mad Max with live score by Morricone Youth (US) – Carriageworks – Film/music
The Hellfire Club: Mistress Hibiki (JAP) and Katherine, Rosie Rivette; DJs Sveta, Estée Louder, Adam Grace – Candy’s Apartment – Fetish Club
All My Friends: Astrix Littlle, Jack Shit, All My Friends DJs – Waywards – 11PM til 4AM (Jack plays first two hours) – FREE
Royal Chant, Bunt, Wasters, Whopping Big Naughty – Town Hall Hotel – 9PM til 1AM – FREE
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