Diary of Death: September 21 – September 28

September 20th 2018

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




–  School Damage, Angie, Display Homes – Vic On the Park – Album launch – FREE
Clowns, Voiid, COFFIN, Fait Accompli – The Lansdowne
Even, Bryan Estepa Band; DJ Roz Brown – Marrickville Bowling Club – Album launch
Xylouris White (CRE/AUS) – Blue Mountains Theatre & Community Hub, Springwood
Disco Not Disco with Diane Busuttil (US) and DJ Nik Nak – East Sydney Community and Arts Centre – Song and dance
Teen Bees: Showings of Invasion of the bee girls(1973) & Teenagers from outer space (1959)- Pink Flamingo Cinema Marrickville – Suggested donation $5 – FREE


Soft Centre: Arafura x Onyx, Brian Fuata, DJ Gemma x Justine Youssef & Leila El Rayes, Elena Colombi (ITA), Ella Barclay: “A Giddiness Best Left Unsaid”, Fabrics, Friendships, Gas, Harold, House of Vnholy “CS1.2.3.4”, Kusum Normoyle, Mana, Meuko ! Meuko ! (TAI), Mikaela Stafford, Mpegafauna, Robin Fox: “Single Origin”, Slim Set, Sonya Holowell, Toy Death, Tristan Jalleh x Mana, µ-Ziq (UK) Andy Garvey, Koco Carey x Guy Ruin, Meagan Streader, Milkffish, Mossy333, Nicola Morton, Papaphilia, Seayams, Simona, Splinter Orchestra, Ziúr (GER)
Casula Powerhouse – Midday til 1.30AM
Surry Hills Festival: Chymes, The Big Ilch, Microwave Jenny, Joyride, King Tide (Ward Park); Rackett, Dobby, Crocodylus, Pirra, Iluka, Jackie Brown Jr. (Shannon Reserve); MCs Gavin Ivey and Emily Nicol – Surry Hills – 10AM til 10PM – FREE
A Night Out 4 Camp Out: DJs Smithers, Matt Vaughan, Ohni Blu, Double D – Imperial Hotel – Benefit for Camp Out 2018 in October
Jack Shit – Goros – 8PM til midnight – FREE
Indigo Sparke – Golden Age – 9.30PM – FREE
Tkay Maidza, Kwame, Arno Faraji – Oxford Art Factory
Faster 01: Sortagoth, Sandro Dallarmi, Caitlin Medcalf, Eddy, Medusa-Phase – Oxford Art Factory – 11PM til 4AM
Spring Sozzle Festival: White Knuckle Fever, Beijing Bikini – Vic On The Park – FREE
The Maladies, Penny Ikinger – Union Hotel – Single launch – FREE
San Cisco, Ball Park Music, Ruby Fields – Big Top, Luna Park
School Damage – The Servo, Wollongong
Heaps Gay: Fortune Shumba (RSA), The Magda Szubanskis, Nicola, Bravissimo, Tommy Misa, Troy Troy, Heaps Gay DJs
Lass O’Gowrie – Newcastle
Dashville Skyline – Dashville, Belford – Til Monday
Clowns, Voiid, Smacked Youth, Stranger Than – The Small Ballroom, Newcastle


Giffen, Good Tom Wallace; Jack Shit – Petersham Bowling Club – Bands inside for $10. Jack outside for free. 2 til 5PM
Jirga screening followed by a Q&A hosted by Margaret Pomeranz, with director Benjamin Gilmour, lead actor Sam Smith and producer John Maynard – Dendy Newtown – 3PM
Penny Ikinger – Golden Barley Hotel – 4 til 7PM – FREE
Darren Cross, Fruit, Luke O’Farrell – Servo Food Truck, Port Kembla – 4 til 8PM
Wolf Alice (UK) – Metro
Uncle Ripper’s Home Movie Night: Open Movie Night, show your work and watch true indie Sydney film – Pink Flamingo Cinema Marrickville – Suggested donation $5 – FREE


Denis Carnahan’s Rugby League The Musical – Bridge Hotel


Noname (US), Genesis Owusu, Flex Mami – Enmore Theatre – Presented by FBi


A Celebration of The Australian Road Crew – Stuart Coupe speaks to Nicky Campbell, Ross Ferguson, Tana Douglas; (acoustic) music by Richard Clapton & Dave Faulkner and Brad Shepherd – Factory Theatre – Launch of Roadies – The Secret History of Australian Rock ‘n Roll by Stuart Coupe. All attendees receive free signed copy of the book. Benefit for the Support Act Roadies Fund. – Midday til 2.30PM
The Loop Safety Testing Sydney Launch: Professor Fiona Measham, senior chemist Jens Thomas and lead trainer Eddie Scouller (all UK) – Beauchamp Hotel – Fundraiser. 6.30 til 9.30PM
Brockhampton (US) – Enmore Theatre
Col3trane (UK) – Lansdowne
Swingin’ at the Speakeasy: Sancha and the Blue Gypsies; DJs Pia Andersen, Jack Shit – Palmer & Co – Live music from 7 til 10PM with DJ Pia Andersen between sets. Jack plays 10PM til 3AM – FREE
William Ryan Key (US) – Oxford Art Factory
Derek O’Connor – Human Smoke; Fiona Fell – From Shadow To Shadow; Euan Macleod; Paper – Watters Gallery – 6 til 8PM -FREE
Jack River – Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle


A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Election: Chris Gambian, Verity Firth, Greg Combet, John Faulkner, Rebecca Huntley – Lazybones – 6 til 8PM
Julian Curwin & Jane Sheldon, The Loud Hailers (Christa Hughes & Ben Fink) – Django Bar – 7PM
Memorial for Chris Fay: Satellite V, ChordBlood, The Ranch Hands (featuring Monica McMahon), Bones, Gretsch & Maynard, BleedingIntoRadio, A Blunt Modern, 25th Floor, Tempest Moon with guest vocalists; Wild West short film screening – Marrickville Bowling Club – 7PM til midnight
Rabbit Island, Lehmann B. Smith – Golden Age – Album launch – 10PM – F
JuliaWhy?, Bland, S-Bends, Okin Osan – Waywards – Single launch
Lakyn, Nardean – Lansdowne
Davey Craddock, Caitlin Harnett and the Pony Boys, Pan-Pacific Grand Prix – Leadbelly
Skepta (UK) – Opera House


Generation Women – Little White Lies: Airlie Dodds, Georgia Clark – Giant Dwarf
Jirga screening followed by a Q&A with director Benjamin Gilmour, lead actor Sam Smith and producer John Maynard – Casula Powerhouse – 7.30PM
Jack Shit – Beach Road Hotel – 8 til 10PM – FREE
Rabbit Island, Good Morning, Shrapnel, Loose Fit – Marrickville Bowling Club
Jack Ladder (solo) – Lansdowne – Two sets
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – Factory Theatre
Destroyer (CAN) – Oxford Art Factory
Petit Biscuit (FRA) – Max Watts
Nice Biscuit, The Jim Mitchells – Oxford Art Factory Gallery Bar
Dashville Skyline: Cat Canteri, Lehmann B. Smith, James Ellis and The Jealous Guys, The Settlement, Georgia State Line, The Settlement, Lachlan Bryan and The Wildes, Perch Creek, Hat Fitz and Cara, 19 Twenty, William Crighton – Dashville, Belford – Til Sunday
Jack River – Metro – All ages
Idle Hands – Clifton School of Arts – 5 til 9PM
Psychedelic Porn Crumpets – Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle




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