Sydney fans of Portlands’ mighty The Sonics! The previously scheduled performance date of Sunday 2nd October @ Manning Bar has now been brought forward to Friday 30th September thus avoiding the Sunday of the long weekend and all that goes with that. Support acts remain the same and all tickets purchased remain valid for the new date. That news again; the Sydney date for The Sonics + The Crusaders + The Pink Fits @ Manning Bar has been brought forward to Friday 30th September. Full dates and ticketing here. Continue reading
Feel in conjunction with the Festival Of Dangerous Ideas presents Henry Rollins in his Sydney Opera House Concert Hall debut; Saturday 3rd September 2016. Tickets on-sale from Monday 11th July viahttp://fodi.sydneyoperahouse.com/
“As always, I am greatly looking forward to being back in beautiful Australia and am extremely excited about being onstage in the Sydney Opera House for the Festival Of Dangerous Ideas. I’ve only seen the SOH from the outside and having spent many of my first shows in Australia almost thirty years ago, loading out the gear through a sea of empty beer cans, this will be quite a memorable experience. Truly, I can’t wait” – Henry Rollins.
Sydney’s revered proto-grunge/post-punk/’avant-garde pub rock’ sonic pummellers feedtime, headline a rare Sydney show July 16th at the Newtown Social Club. Fresh from recording a new album (their sixth) with Total Control’s Mikey Young, and with their back-catalogue recently remastered and rereleased by Sub Pop, the purveyors of “the greatest hand-smash-face record ever” (Forced Exposure on their debut, feedtime) are primed to deliver a memorable and unmissable set. Tickets available right here.
Ed Kuepper returns with part 2 of his Lost Cities album tour, performing solo and in duo mode across select dates in Darwin, Newcastle, Sydney, Katoomba and Melbourne. Tickets here
The duo shows see Kuepper reunite with his old sparing partner Mark Dawson – a collaborator most notably on the celebrated Today Wonder and ARIA winning Honey Steels Gold albums – between them featuring two of Ed’s most recognisable tracks in Everything I’ve Got and The Way I Made You Feel. Mark will join Ed for shows in Sydney, Melbourne & Belgrave.Continue reading
“Woah Baby!” The Sonics return to Australia this Sept / Oct for their first ever headline tour “You’re driving’ me crazy!” Playing Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Brisbane, Newcastle, Sydney and Wollongong’s Yours & Owls Festival. “Psycho!” Tickets for all headline shows on-sale Friday 17th June via feelpresents.com
And plenty of folk already have with HENRY ROLLINS debut shows in Springwood and Milton sold-out, new seats released in Canberra and all other territories selling well ahead of 2012’s The Long March. Henry is excited to be returning to Australia and has been stockpiling his ammunition with subjects likely to include his travels across Central Asia, South America and Antarctica; as well as the political climate in the USA which, come September, will be nothing less than blood sport – quite possibly with real blood! Tickets are here. While we wait with baited breath for Henry’s take on all that, lets get a taste via an indepth interview with the Old Silver Fox via the BBC show Hardtalk.
DIG IT UP! 2012 stars THE SONICS released a live album recently – their first – recorded ‘live’ in Seattles KEXP studios. The vinyl only release was made available on Record Store Day and is available for you to watch right here. It’s smokin!