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the AU's Weekend Gig Guide: November 28th - November 30th

We've taken a look at some of the shows we're going to be heading to this weekend and deliver you this guide - our national gig picks of the week!

BRIGGS - Darwin

Briggs has had a huge few months, touring the acclaimed Sheplife album around the country. The rapper takes the raw and honest tunes north tonight, hitting up Darwin's Railway Club, supported by Sietta, DT3 and Kouf!

Where?: Darwin Railway Club, Darwin
When?: Friday, November 28th
Tickets?: www.nookevents.com

THE BLACK SEEDS - Sydney

NZ reggae/soul champions The Black Seeds return to Australia for another round of shows sure to entertain. The band is no strangers to our crowds and whenever they come by, it's always a party! They play the Metro Theatre in Sydney.

Where?: Metro Theatre, Sydney
When?: Friday, November 28th
Tickets?: www.metrotheatre.com.au/

THE DELTA RIGGS - Melbourne

These boys smashed their Adelaide show out of the ballpark last night, so we can't imagine what a hometown album launch is going to mean for The Delta Riggs this weekend! Dipz Zabazios is one of the best albums of this year, I'd say, and it's live delivery is nothing short of brilliant. The Delta Riggs are supported by Lime Cordiale and White Summer.

Where?: Ding Dong Lounge, Melbourne
When?: Saturday, November 29th
Tickets?: www.dingdonglounge.com.au/6512/the-delta-riggs-album-launch.htm

SMITH STREET BAND - Perth

Wil Wagner and co are bringing their stomper live show through to the Rosemount Hotel in Perth this weekend! Promoting their third LP Throw Me In the River, the Smith Street Band have been selling out shows right around the country. A live show that's made the band a prominent force on the Australian scene right now, the Smith Street Band aren't ones to miss.

Where?: The Rosemount, Perth
When?: Saturday, November 29th
Tickets?: www.oztix.com.au

THELMA PLUM - Brisbane

The lovely Thelma Plum brings it all back to The Zoo in Brisbane this weekend, with a special Monsters EP launch, supported by Left.. Her shows so far have been magical, the music being just amazing to watch - Thelma's really come into her own as a live performer and it's no wonder so many people are now switching on.

Where?: The Zoo, Brisbane
When?: Saturday, November 29th
Tickets?: www.oztix.com.au/

THE DRUMS - Sydney

The Drums are back! On a tour presented by Laneway, the band will be showing off their latest release, Encyclopaedia! Hitting up the Metro in Sydney, Australian fans have been waiting a while for the band to return, so no doubt the love will be high.

Where?: Metro Theatre, Sydney
When?: Saturday, November 29th
Tickets?: www.ticketek.com.au

NICK CAVE - Adelaide

Nick Cave brings his intimate run of shows through Adelaide this weekend, performing songs from right through his extensive and acclaimed catalogue. We're not sure when we'll see Cave perform in this capacity again (at least in the near and immediate future), so we've no doubt these gigs are going to be memorable on many levels.

Where?: Festival Centre, Adelaide
When?: Sunday, November 30th
Tickets?: SOLD OUT

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JAKOB - Brisbane

NZ post-rock outfit Jakob will perform at the Crowbar in Brisbane this weekend, breaking their eight year hiatus from the touring scene! Touring their long awaited new record Sines, the band and their Australian fans no doubt will have much catching up to do!

Where?: Crowbar, Brisbane
When?: Saturday, November 29th
Tickets?: www.oztix.com.au