Soundcheck 4/5 :: Twerps + Le Pie + Alt-J + Nepal fundraisers + more…
May 4th 2015
Aussie bands are well and truly on top this week. Perth band Flower Drums are playing two gigs, one of them supporting Sydney’s Kid Kenobi, Melbourne’s Twerps (above) are headlining at Newtown Social Club (and it’s selling fast), Sydney favourites Mansionair scored a spot opening for Alt-J and some of Sydney’s finest dance music artists are coming together for The Reunion at Goodgod Small Club. It’s a busy, busy week, so plan ahead!
WHO :: The Ruminaters + Mylee Grace & the Milk Shakes + King Colour + The Dolphin Show
WHERE :: Oxford Art Factory, 38-46 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst
WHEN :: 8pm
HOW MUCH :: $5 + booking fee via Moshtix.
WHO :: Ro Sham Bo + Catcall + Jaime Doom + Discopunx + Kato + Gregg Sandwich
WHAT :: FBi Presents: The Reunion – A celebration of bangers and clangers from 2005 – 2010 spearheaded by Sydney DJ collective Ro Sham Bo.
WHERE :: Goodgod Small Club, 55 Liverpool Street, Sydney
WHEN :: 10pm
HOW MUCH :: $15 at the door. More info here – FBi supporters win tix here
WHO :: Simona Kapitolina + Kt Spit + Geryon + SEyonce + TransPixies + Broke Powers + Narcissique + more
WHAT :: Girls Who Smoke Poke – A Melbourne based independent record label representing a unique musical community of trans*, queer, QPOC and sex positive musicians, creatives & allies.
WHERE :: The Red Rattler, 6 Faversham Street, Marrickville
WHEN :: 8pm
HOW MUCH :: FREE. More info here.
WHO :: Inskwel + Edseven + Hedon + Alltalk + Pilot DJs + Harrison Jr
WHAT :: Beats Benefit presents THE FUNKRAISER – Raising funds for the Nepal Earthquake Appeal. 100% of profits will be donated to CARE Australia Nepal Earthquake Foundation
WHERE :: Rooftop – Shelbourne Hotel, 200 Sussex St, Sydney CBD
WHEN :: 3pm – midnight
HOW MUCH :: Entry by donation – minimum $10 encouraged
WHO :: Justin Frew’s Loose Intentions + Patrick Lyons & The Band of American Creek
WHERE :: Petersham Bowling Club, 77 Little Brighton Street, Petersham
WHEN :: 6pm
HOW MUCH :: $5 at the door. More info here.
For more gigs, tune in to Soundcheck on Arvos – weekdays at 3:30pm.
Want some culture with that? Also check out this week’s Culture Guide!