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Gig Announcements: H.M.A.S. Vendetta, Lou Sanz, Jubilants, Amon Tobin, 2SER Live at the Loft with Passenger and more.

From an operatic rock epic to the Sydney Comedy Festival, hat parties and the Hard Rock - here are the latest Gig Announcements!

H.M.A.S. Vendetta

On ANZAC Day Wednesday 25th April H.M.A.S. Vendetta will debut their Operatic Rock Epic entitled “The Anzac Spirit – Australians in the Great War” in a matinee performance at The Evelyn, 351 Brunswick St, Fitzroy.

The show will be in two parts: “Gallipoli” and “The Western Front”. H.M.A.S. Vendetta have a unique sound with electric violin, cello, piano, organ and semi-operatic vocals added to the driving rock rhythm section of bass guitar and drums. Complete with visuals, costumes and theatrics this unique rock show will take the audience back to relive a crucial time in history and meet the heroes of their age, the Anzacs.

Doors will open at 2pm. Entry $12. Part of proceeds will be donated to Legacy. Lest We Forget.

Lou Sanz (Sydney Comedy Festival)

After a sold out season at the Sydney Comedy Festival, Melbourne-based writer, blog-aficionado and comedian, Lou Sanz returns with ‘Neverending Storage’; her most punchy, entertaining and sophisticated work to date.

NEVERENDING STORAGE: 5 NIGHTS ONLY
25 – 29 April
Matchbox @ The Factory Theatre, Marrickville
Tickets $15 from sydneycomedyfest.com.au

Jubilants

Sydney band, Jubilants have been receiving quite a buzz in a short amount of time. They will be officially releasing their latest track 'Spain' at FBI Social, Kings Cross Hotel on Saturday, 14th of April.

Revolver: Heartbreaker

On Thursday 5th of April, Revolver is announcing the launch of the new, free, weekly late night Thursday event: Heartbreaker.

$15 guestlist, mention "Heartbreaker List" at the door.
$20 general (Good Friday Eve Revolver door charge).

Second Official Oaf Hat Party

The Oxford Art Factory will be holding an Oaf Hat Party, featuring bands such as: VEEN, Dampvamp, Group, Skarlett Saramore, Tales In Space, Bang! Bang! Rock 'n' Roll + The Jones Rival.

Doors open at 8pm with free drinks until they run out. Bring a hat to wear. There will also be a chance to win beautiful hats courtesy of Strand Hatters.

Date: Thursday April 19
Venue: Oxford Art Factory, Live Art Space
Event name: The 2nd Official OAF Hat Party
Acts: VEEN, Dampvamp, Group, Skarlett Saramore, Tales In Space, Bang! Bang! Rock 'n' Roll + The Jones Rival
Time: 8pm
Cost: FREE
Genre: indie

Funk Club's Tribute to James Brown

The Funk Club will be celebrating James Brown's 79th birthday by holding a tribute to him. featuring the incomparable Funk Club House Band with special guest James Brown tribute vocalists as well as Charlie Bucket

Devilles Pad, Friday May 4, $10 entry 8pm - 2am.

Amon Tobin ISAM

Niche Productions is presenting an audio-visual event at Melbourne's Palace Theatre. Amon Tobin brings his ISAM live to the theatre on Tuesday 5th of June.

Niche Productions presents Amon Tobin ISAM Live + Special Guests
Tuesday 5th June – Palace Theatre – Melbourne
Tickets: www.ticketmaster.com.au and www.oztix.com.au – on sale Thursday 5th April

Passenger

Passenger's new album "All The Little Lights" has been becoming rather popular around Australia. 107.3 will be broadcasting 2SER Live at the Loft with Passenger on Wednesday 11th April at 5pm.

Or hear it on 107.3 FM - 2SER’s Live at The Loft with Passenger: 5pm on Wednesday April 11 2SER – Real Radio!
Stay tuned for more on 2SER’s Live At The Loft in the coming months
2SER’s Live At The Loft with Passenger– Wednesday April 11 at 5pm

Steve Smyth live at the Hard Rock Cafe, Sydney

Hard Rock cafe is holding a live performance by Steve Smyth who is back from the UK and Europe with his new album "Release". Support act Kate Gogarty.

What: Steve Smyth and Kate Gogarty live performances
When: Every Thursday from 19th April to 17th May from 9pm
Where: Hard Rock Cafe Sydney Harbourside, Darling Harbour Ph 9280 0077
Entry: FREE entry with current email address or tickets $10 at the door