Diary of Death: 9 – 16 August

August 9th 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.





Benjamin Gilmour in conversation with Dr Jan Orman of the BlackDog Institute – Gleebooks – 6PM. Free with RSVP – Conversation – FREE
~ Teddy Pendergrass: If You Don’t Know Me  – Golden Age Cinema – 6.15 and 8.30PM – Film
~ The Nagging Doubts, Paddy Haid, Elliot Road – Petersham Bowling Club – EP launch – ALL AGES
~ The Gooch Palms, Surf Trash – Chippo Hotel
~ Tactics – Marrickville Bowling Club – Album launch
~ Nunchukka Superfly, No Mandate, Basil’s Kite – Moshpit – FREE
~ Gareth Sansom: It’s Now or Never – Roslyn Oxley Gallery – 6 til 8PM – Art opening – FREE
~ Rugby League the Musical – Illawarra Performing Arts Centre, Wollongong – Music theatre



ElectroSK8 – Sydenham Green Skate Park – 4 til 10.30PM – FREE
The Fire Garden: art by Dillon MacEwan, Murray Adams + Chris Virus, Garth Knight, Ikara, Grant Robinson, Rachael Lafferty, Jasmine Poole + Chris Sewell, Mark Swartz, Justin Harvey, Tolmie MacRae (Rogue Simian) Icarus, Circusworks, Gemma Lark, Zac Hutchinson, Kohei Saiuchi, Sam Rowlands (Uncle Uncel), Trolley’d, Miguel Valenzuela Rhiannon Hopley, Kris Perry, Mary Flaskas, Vix Brown, Pirate Photography, Simon Scheuerle, Jess Weir, Pete Strong, BUNKWAA, Cult of Everything, Isaac Gallagher, Brendan Pierce, Lu Campbell-Smith, Alien Proof Construction, Outrageous Entertainment, Sunny the Goth; music by White Knuckle Fever, The Loud Hailers, NikNak vs Abstract Doll; DJs Jenn Moore, Mashy Pea, Alex Holver – Sydenham Green – 5.30 til 10.30PM – FREE
~ Fememebot: Temgazi, Morgana Osaki; DJs Stevzar, Morgana Osaki, Ohni Blu, Kilimi; art and performance by Cyphers, Lexi Larfortune x Millie Sykes, Jake Edwards, Uncle, Twiggy Styx, Daisy Knight – Red Rattler
~ Jack Shit – Hollywood Hotel – 9PM til 2AM – FREE
~ The Pinheads, Bitch Diesel, New Age Group, RMFC, 2 Stroke – Marrickville Bowling Club
~ Emma Russack, Birthday Girl – Golden Age – Album launch – 10PM – FREE
~ Samsaruh, Romi, Siila – Oxford Art Factory Gallery Bar – EP launch
~ The Gooch Palms, Surf Trash – Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle



Reclink Community Cup: Polish Club, Nick Nuisance & The Delinquents; DJ Mario Speedwagon; commentary from Heath Franklin & James Pender and guests – Henson Park – 2PM. Benefit for Reclink
~ Just A Number, Ducey Muncs, Sling; Jack Shit – Petersham Bowling Club – Jack is free by the greens from 2 til 5PM. Bands inside for $5 from 6 – FREE



Photo Opp: Julian Morrow interviews Zali Steggall – Giant Dwarf



Misplace something that you didn’t realise meant so much to you, like  your keys, but more organic.



Swingin’ at the Speakeasy: The Faculties; DJs Pia Andersen, Jack Shit – Palmer & Co – Three live sets between 7 and 10PM with Pia deejaying between, then Jack on the decks from 10 til close around 3AM – FREE



Rebel Yell, Lucy Cliche, Eternal Dust, Hugh M Hominid – Waywards – Single launch
~ Thelma Plum, Woodes, Miiesha – Unibar, Wollongong
~ Cards of Death – Pink Flamingo Cinema – 7PM, Donations Encouraged – FREE



Working Bitches Working Title: Megana Holiday, Iya Ya Ya, Stelly G, Betty Grumble – East Sydney Community and Arts Centre
~ Augie March, Grand Salvo – Paddington RSL
~ HTRK, Tralala Blip, Nat James – Red Rattler – Album launch
~ Angie – Petersham Bowling Club
~ Queerstories: Senthorun Raj, Robert Dessaix, Mystery Carnage, Bastian Fox Phelan, Erin Riley, Maeve Marsden – Giant Dwarf
~ Sunscreen, Tuppaware Party, Boysnlove; Coven DJs – Boogie Mountain – FREE
~ Jack Shit – Palmer & Co – Midnight til 3AM
~ Ensemble Offspring – Birdsong At Dusk – Wollongong Town Hall – Three new world premieres from Australian Composers and much more. 7.30PM
~ Arno Faraji, Yibby, Treiyaki Mami – Lansdowne
~ The Argon Room, P.K. Stoltz & The Infinite Dream, Peachfield – Moshpit
~ Thelma Plum, Woodes, Miiesha – Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle
~ The Pinheads, Dave, The Uplifting Bellends – Cambridge Warehouse, Newcastle




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