Diary of Death: 22 February – 28 February

February 22nd 2019

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

Jack Off with Jack Shit airs Saturday arvos between 3 and 5PM





Marking Five Years of the Lockout Laws – hosted by Keep Sydney Open – Freda’s – $10 – 8PM til 2AM
Secret Garden Festival: Ali Barter, Annie Hamilton, Approachable Members Of Your Local Community, Dance Party, The Dardi Shades, DJ Manchild, Flint Eastwood (USA), Genesis Owusu, Harvey Sutherland, Heaps Gay, Iluka, Joseph Liddy & Skeleton Horse, Mildlife, Mojo Juju, Okenyo, Pink Matter, Pist Idiots, The Preatures, These New South Wales, Tia Gostelow, ‘A Surprise’, Aaron Manhattan, Ayebatonye, Beau Kirq, Brendan Maclean, Brooke Powers, Canoe, Charlie Villas + Billie McCarthy, The Dollar Bin Darlings, Fox Pfluger, Frida Refugees, Gina Colada, Lex LaFortune, Mat Hornby, Matt Format, MattVaughan MC Gaff-e, Megana, Radha La Bia Rebel Yell, Stelly C, Tommy Misa, 100, Asbolutely Everybody DJs, The Andy Golledge Band, Baby Beef, Black Tree, Broke House, Candy Cool Sound, Coven DJs, Figs, Florian, The Friendly Friends, Georgia June, Girls On Deck, Handsome, Harley Mavis, Imbi The Girl, Johnny Hunter, Laura Jean, Moody Beach, Murmurmur, Ruben Neeson, Spit Chewy, Sports Bra, Aybatonye, Busy, Carolina Gasolina, Ebony Boadu, GCOO, Isa, Jannah Beth, Kilimi, Manic Pixi, Maribelle, Matka, Mowgli May, Naomi, Nes, Sofie Roze, Sophiegrophy, Stayfly DJs, Temgazi, Venus, Al Dente, Andy Webb, Con Pani, Dame, Deadlyana, Deep Tan, The Dollar Bin Darlings, Gauci, Gen Collier, Gia Livera & Edie Virelli, Kayroy, Lorna Clarkson, Maia Bilyk, Mango, Motherfunk, Nardean, Ryan Fennis, Sidehustle, Solo Dan Stank & Deets, Tim Boyd, Alec Sander, Alice D, Body Promise, Cosmic Boogie, Dejaan, DJ kittlez, Femanyst Aka Lady Balcktronika (USA), Garage Pressure, IV Drip, Jess Mueller, Kate Doherty, Low Flung, Natalia, PSWIL, Slamb BSB Lewba, Spiderdog, Swerve, Alex Reynolds, Cabaret Le Queer: K & Cake Damsels De-Stress, Disney Karaoke, The Dollar Bin Darlings, Magda Szubanskis, Noodle Girls, Nude Party, The Oyster Club, Post-Its, Unplanned Melodies, Village Wisdom, Wanted and Wild, 343 Brass Band, Djangologists, Muddy Lamb, Bubble Babies, Electro Fairy Entertainment, Hooping Harlet, Jasmine Brophy, Lupa Howl & The Shewolves, Phoenix Flow Arts, Silk Fan Dancers, Whipper Sisters – Downes Family Farm, Brownlow Hill – Til Sunday. Final year of festival. Sold out
When The Beat Drops – Event Cinemas George St – Australian premiere. 7PM – Film
GANGgajang, The Spys, Radiators, Urban Guerillas – Hawkesbury Hotel, Windsor – Tribute to Mike Weiley. 7 til 11PM – FREE
Jack Shit – Strike Bowling, King Street Wharf – 8 til 11PM – FREE
– Robyn Hitchcock – Factory Floor
Key Out, Sleepy, Offshore Projects – Petersham Bowling Club – Album launch
Hellfire Club: Lillian Starr, Miss Alyssa Kitt; Hellfire DJs – Universal – Fetish Club
They Might Be Giants (US) – Factory Theatre – SOLD OUT
– Mosquito Coast – The Chippo
Artivista – A night of women in Hip Hop: Maya Jupiter (US/AUS), MC Trey, Ghenoa Gela, Mirrah, Kween G, Zeadala; DJs Krystel Diola, Josie Styles, Dandy Lyon; hosted by Majeda Beatty – Red Rattler
Mansionair – Golden Age – 9PM – FREE
Joyride, Heaps Good Friends, Approachable Members of Your Local Community – Oxford Art Factory



– Queer Thinking Day 1 – Young and Fearless: After Safe Schools – Queer Youth Still in Crisis with Liz Duck-Chong; What It Means to Be Non-Binary with Kaya Wilson, Riley J Dennis, Mara Maya Devi, Nevo Zisin; Queers vs Capitalism: Reform or Revolution?; Iraq and Queer with Amir Ashour (IRA/US), Mon Schafter – Carriageworks – Midday til 6PM – Talks
Butch vs Femme Roller Derby: Pride Fight – Sydney Boys High School Gym – 5PM – Roller derby
Black Nulla: drag shows and DJ sets – Carriageworks
Arabian Knights with DJ Ray Isaac – The Med – 10PM
– Bell Towers, Kato b2b DJ Salami – Freda’s – Free before 10PM
Soot, Married Man, Place Holder – Union Hotel – Joint album launch – FREE
– Auntie Leo & The Backstabbers, Sun Sap, The Lazy Eyes – Frankie’s Pizza – FREE
– Teenage Dads – Waywards – 8PM
Greenwave Beth, Tuffence Meringue – Golden Age – 10PM – FREE
– Sissy Ball – Carriageworks – SOLD OUT
–  They Might Be Giants (US) – Factory Theatre – SOLD OUT
–  Tia Gostelow – Lansdowne
Nick Garbett – 505
Mosquito Coast – Cambridge Hotel (backroom), Newcastle
– Joyride, Heaps Good Friends, Approachable Members of Your Local Community – Unibar, Wollongong



They Might Be Giants (US) – Metro Theatre
– Carnival of Cultures: The Strides, Sydney Shaoxing Opera Troupe, Andalus Arabic Choir, DJ Rammy, Dung & Dan, Inspire Bellydance, Japan Moves Japan Grooves, Juventud Latina, Lolo Lovina, Nadhamuni Gayatri Bharat, Paul Mbenna and the Okapi Guitar Band, Pepa Molina Flamenco, Dance Academy Performance Group and more – Ashfield Park – 10AM til 4PM – Music/performance/food/workshops – FREE
Queer Thinking Day 2: The Medical Pink Dollar with Dr. Vanessa Lee, Dr. Nicole Vincent, Jax Jacki Brown, Paul Kidd, Stephanie Lum; Povo – On Class and Community with Dr. Elizabeth Humphrys, Peter Polites, Jinny-Jane Smith, Annaliese Constable and more; Death of the Gay Bhenji Ra, William Yang, Joy Ng, Jonny Seymour and more; Decolonise Now with Yasmin Purba (INDO), Vivek Shraya (CAN), Kuku-Yalanji, Steven Oliver – Carriageworks – Midday til 6PM – Talks
It’s A Family Affair: The S-Bends, The Nagging Doubts, The Sticker Club, Skid Pan Alley, The Rolling Rockers; Jack Shit – Petersham Bowling Club – 2 til 6PM. Jack plays outside for free between 3 and 6PM
VOLUMES Residency: Dive Bell, Micra, Hotel, Pleasure – Lansdowne – 6PM – FREE
– The Favourite – Golden Age Cinema – 7.30PM. Also screens March 3 and 5 – Film
Married Man, Joan Banoit, The S-Bends, DJ Lovehandles – Freda’s
Riton & Kah-Lo (UK) – Ivy Pool
– Bananarama (UK), Tiffany (US), Amber (GER) – Enmore Theatre – ALL AGES
– Tia Gostelow – North Gong Hotel – FREE
– Auntie Leo & The Backstabbers, Horsin’ Around
Rad, Wollongong – FREE



Mardi Gras Pool Party – Ivy Pool – 2PM



–  Lucy Dacus (US) – Oxford Art Factory
Rufus Wainwright (US), Rachel Eckroth (US) – Enmore Theatre
Open Frequencies#2 – Electronic Music Open Mic night – Hideaway Bar – 7 til 11PM – FREE
A Rational Fear: Dan Ilic, Lewis Hobba, Alice Workman, James Valentine, Adam Liaw, DJ Dylabolical – Giant Dwarf – Satire/news



–  Joyce Manor (US), Jacob, Neighbourhood Void – Oxford Art Factory
Zeal & Ardor (US) – Crowbar
– Swingin’ at the Speakeasy with Sancha and The Blue Gypsies: DJs Pia Andersen, Jack Shit – Palmer & Co – Three sets of live music between 7 and 10PM. Pia deejays between sets – then Jack spins from 10PM til close around 3AM – FREE



–  Papa Disquo Records opening: art by Ben Brown; DJ Boogie Monster – 109 Enmore Rd, Sydney – 4 til 8PM – Art/music – FREE
The Rise and Fall of Saint George – by Paul Mac and Lachlan Philpott – Seymour Centre – Q&A with creators after the performance – SOLD OUT
Recital: Claire Edwardes and Richard Cilli collaborate with Gideon Obarzanek and Paul Mac – Riverside Theatres – Til Saturday – Music/dance
Horror of Party Beach – Pink Flamingo Cinema – 7PM- Film – FREE
Neighbours, Loose Fit – Golden Age – 9PM – FREE
White Knuckle Fever (acoustic) – Hollywood Hotel – Two sets – FREE
Gusher issue 3 launch: Honey 2 Honey, Body Type, Party Dozen – Petersham Bowling Club
Orbital (UK) – Enmore Theatre
Flint Eastwood (US), Blusk’ko (fka Blasko) – Lansdowne
Deafheaven (US), Divide And Dissolve – Manning Bar
Two People – Kings Cross Hotel – Album launch – FREE
Jason Phu: I Wake From My Midday Naps With A Terrible Thirst- Chalk Horse, 167 William St, Darlinghurst – 6 til 8PM – Art opening
Daoirí Farrell (IRE) – Stag and Hunter, Newcastle



–  DangardiGras – 2019 A Space Oddity – Dangar Bowling Club – 6PM til midnight – FREE
Rhye (CAN) – Metro
Bryan Ferry (UK), Juanita Stein – ICC Theatre
The Garden (US), These New South Whales, Wax Chattels, The Buoys – Paddington RSL
J Mascis (US), Rot TV, Peter Black – Factory Theatre
DJ Soup, Jack Shit – Upstairs at the Marly – 7PM til midnight – FREE
Do Re Mi – Marrickville Bowling Club – SOLD OUT
Arctic Monkeys (UK), Mini Mansions (US) – Homebush Arena – Sold out. Also tomorrow
Spy V Spy, Urban Guerillas – Caringbah Hotel – FREE
The Paper Kites – 48 Watt St, Newcastle




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