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Gig Announcements: Omar, Sarah Blasko, Regurgitator, Aluka, Michelle Xen and more!

In this issue: Omar visits Sydney and Melbourne, Sarah Blasko to hit the Sydney Opera House, Regurgitator announce finals Australian shows and more!

Omar Tours Australia

UK artist, Omar announces 2 Australian shows in November. The first will be on November 9 at the Prince Bandroom in Melbourne The second on November10 at Oxford Art Factory in Sydney. Both gigs will featre local musicians.

Sarah Blasko

Sarah Blasko to Perform with Orchestra

Sarah Blasko will perform in the concert hall of Sydney Opera House with a 40 piece orchestra on Sunday 17 February next year. She will be performing songs upcoming album, ‘I Awake’, as well as old favourites. The album, and the concert tickets, will be on sale from the 26th October. Tickets are $69 - $99 and available from sydneyoperahouse.com/music or 02 9250 7777

Regurgitator

Regurgitator More Dazed than Dead Final tour Dates Announced

Regurgitator will be playing their last gigs in Brisbane this weekend. On Saturday 20 October they’ll be at The Spotted Cow, Toowoomba, with special guests Old New York and more. Tickets are on sale from www.oztix.com.au, Oztix outlets and from the venue.

The second show will be starting about 8pm on Sunday 21 October as part of the Brisbane Zombie Walk in Vitoria Park, Herston. This show is a benefit for The Brain Foundation and tickets are available from www.moshtix.com.au now.

Aluka Announce Two Shows Following Release of new Single

Aluka will release their first single ‘Keep My Cool’ on November 7. The song comes from the new album set to be released in March next year. To celebrate the release they will be performing two shows. On November 7 they’ll be at The Toff in Town, Melbourne. Tickets are available from www.moshtix.com.au. The final show will be in The Newsagency, Sydney. For more details on this show visit www.facebook.com/thenewsagencyenmore.

>Michelle Xen

Michelle Xen Debut EP Launch

Michelle Xen will be performing at The Judith Wright Centre for Contemporary Arts in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley on Friday 9th and Saturday 10th of November. The shows are to launch her debut EP, ‘Synaesthesiac’. She’s playing as part of the Lady Electronica shows, featuring 3 other female electronic musicians. Both shows are from 8pm to 11.30pm. Tickets are available now, presale is $14.50 and door sales are $16.50 for concession and $18.50 for full. Pesale tickets can be bought from www.judithwrightcentre.com or 07 3872 9000.

Dan Waters

Dan Waters Launches "La Vita E' Bella" @ Northcote Social Club- Sun Nov 25

Nashville artist, Dan Waters, returns to Australia to launch his new album ‘La Vita E’ Bella’. You can catch Dan at the Northcote Social Club, Victoria, from 1.30pm on Sunday 25 November. Tickets are $12 + bf and are available from www.northcotesocialclub.com or ph 1300 724 867.

Kingswood Performing at The Espy

Four piece indie band, Kingswood will be playing in front of The Espy in their hometown, Melbourne, on Friday 2 November. They will be performing with The Pretty Littles, Cabins, & Palace Of The King and entry is free.

Evil Eddie

Evil Eddie Plays in Melbourne

Evil Eddie will be playing at the Northcote Social Club, Melbourne, on Saturday 1 December. Tickets are on sale now from the venue at www.northcotesocialclub.com or 03 9427 9198.

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Rodrigo y Gabriella Play The Sydney Opera House

Rodrigo y Gabriela will be in The Concert Hall of The Sydney Opera House on Wednesday 2 January, with support act Alex Wilson. The show starts at 8pm. Tickets are $79 to $99 and are available now from sydneyoperahouse.com or 9250 7777.

Floyd Vincent and the Childbrides

Floyd Vincent and the Childbrides, with Marshall Okell Playing in Marrickville

Floyd Vincent and the Childbrides, with Marshall Okell will be performing at the Camelot Lounge in Marrickville, Sydney, on the October 26. Tickets available now for $20, or $25 on the door. Concession tickets are $15. Mark will bbe selling his latest release ‘Sugar’ at his shows, so bring extra money!