Moshtix Weekender 038: Your Guide To What's On This Weekend
Can you believe it's Thursday already?! With the work week almost over we're here to dish out your weekly dose of the hottest events coming up near you this weekend. I hope you're ready for the weekend, it's going to be a doozy indeed!
Mad Racket by the Harbour ft. Larry Heard & Robert Owens @ Sydney Opera House - Fri 24 May
An important figure in 1980s Chicago house music movement, responsible for dancefloor classics such as Mr. Fingers' seminal "Can You Feel It", Larry Heard is playing a special show at Sydney Opera House tomorrow night as part of Vivid LIVE. He'll be joined by fellow Chicago house legend Rick Owens who will be performing live... need I say more?
GOLDEN YEARS x THE CURE CLUB NIGHT @ Oxford Art Factory Gallery - Sat 25 May
Missed out on tickets to see The Cure at Sydney Opera House? Oxford Art Factory Gallery have you covered! Enjoy a Cure inspired club night this Saturday with local DJ's playing all of their hit songs as well as other artists from the golden years of the '80s and '90s. New Order, Depeche Mode, David Bowie, and more.
Studio Party: A Guy Called Gerald @ Sydney Opera House - Sat 25 May
Get ready for a dancefloor experience for the ages, as iconic British house music architect A Guy Called Gerald rocks the Sydney Opera House Studio and turns it into the super-club of dreams.
MARZ WITH WALLY HOWLETT + TELOS TEACUP @ The Toff In Town - Fri 24 May
Melbourne breakthrough artist MARZ is heading to The Toff In Town for an exclusive one night show tomorrow night. MARZ is the new voice of alternative music with a gender twist. Expect high energy with a dangerous spin.
Kodiak Kid @ Howler Melbourne - Sat 25 May
Head to Howler this Saturday and help celebrate Melbourne DJ and Producer, Kodiak Kid's latest 5 track EP. The EP embraces the fundamentals of hip hop with sampling techniques reminiscent of DJ Krush, RJD2, Hermitude and more.
CROOKED COLOURS @ Forum Theatre - Sun 26 May
After wowing audiences with two new tracks from their highly anticipated sophomore album 'Langata' at the tail-end of 2018, Crooked Colours are bringing their unique brand of electronic dance music to Forum Theatre this Sunday, before heading overseas.
Kyle Lionhart @ Jive - Fri 24 May
Beloved Byron Bay singer/songwriter Kyle Lionhart showcases his brand new single, 'So Close' tomorrow night at Jive. Ease into the weekend with Kyle and his soothing mix of neo-folk/folk/soul-inspired songs.
Ocean Grove @ Enigma Bar - Fri 24 May
If you're after something a little heavier to get your weekend started then we suggest you check out Melbourne based nu-metal band Ocean Grove. They're performing tomorrow night at Enigma Bar, bringing their uniquely heavy sound that everyone can get their mosh on to.
Girls Rock! Adelaide Fundraiser II @ Wheatsheaf Hotel - Sun 26 May
Join Girls Rock! Adelaide for a golden afternoon of music, featuring special performances by local artists Nancy Bates, Emily Davis, Naomi Keyte and Katie Pomery. All proceeds go towards facilitating the first Girls Rock! Adelaide camp in July 2019, where participants have the opportunity to develop their creativity in a safe space led by female and gender diverse musicians and industry practitioners.
Sassafras @ Duke of George - Fri 24 May
Fresh from another successful run of shows at the Perth Fringeworld Festival ("Under Paris Skies"), Perth's premier gypsy jazz group Sassafras is back at Duke of George tomorrow night. Enjoy toe-tapping swing, breakneck gypsy classics, wistful French ballads and re-worked jazz standards.
Skylarkin' Sunday ft. Crucial Rockers @ Freo.Social - Sun 26 May
Get your reggae party on this Sunday at the second instalment of Skylarkn' Sundays at Freo.Social! Enjoy local reggae band CRUCIAL ROCKERS, playing a slew of legitimate reggae rhythms, versions & originals. Alongside Crucial Rockers will be some of the best DJ supports including Aslan, Bun Dem & Future Soundz. Expect classic reggae & dancehall hits from the '80s, '90s and '00s as well as the current big tunes out of Jamaica.
Concrete Palms @ Woolly Mammoth - Fri 24 May
A new flavour of rock n roll rains down on the Woolly Mammoth stage tomorrow night. This rain comes in the form of new Brisbane three-piece outfit Concrete Palms, who are launching their new EP. Get ready for a night of epic proportions.
TAY OSKEE @ Woolly Mammoth - Sat 25 May
Enjoy the heartfelt lyrics and coastal flavour of singer-songwriter hailing from Mission Beach, Tay Oskee at Woolly Mammoth this Saturday. With multiple headline tours throughout Australia, performances at Byron Bay Bluesfest, Splendour In The Grass and Falls Festival, as well as support slots with the likes of Ziggy Alberts, Xavier Rudd and Jeremy Loops, Tay is one performer you won't want to miss.
Ivan Ooze @ Republic Bar Hobart - Sat 25 May
Melbourne Rap Artist Ivan Ooze embarks on one last tour before going on indefinite hiatus. He's playing one last show in Hobart at Republic Bar this Saturday. Catch him one last time!
C.W. Stoneking @ Kambri Precinct, ANU - Sat 25 May
Following successful solo dates across the USA, Europe, New Zealand & some of Australia's southern states earlier this year, C.W Stoneking is returning to local stages for a limited series of solo performances. He performs at Kambri Precinct this Saturday, so if you're in the area you should definitely stop by for a boogie and some banter.