AU ABROAD

Gig Announcements: Sydney & NSW - 20th February 2014

In this issue: Circoloco hits Sydney this ANZAC Day, Rudimental are taking over Sydney Harbour for Channel [V] Island Parties, Shapeshifter return to Australia, Billy Bragg adds Sydney show, Red Bee wrap up tour with a hometown show, O’Fest hits UTS featuring Art Vs. Science + heaps more and Phebe Starr launches new single featuring Steed Lord.

Circoloco returns to Australia this ANZAC Day weekend

A huge line up of international and local dance and techno artists are set to hit Sydney this ANZAC Day weekend when Circoloco returns to Australia. Headlining the event will be Dixon, The Martinez Brothers and Prins Thomas, along with an array of support acts.

The event will take place on Friday 25th April at the Greenwood Hotel in North Sydney. Tickets are on sales February 24th. Check out the full line up below.

Cricoloco 2014 – Sydney

*** COURTYARD ***

DIXON
MARTINEZ BROTHERS
BROHN
Gabby
Mia Lucci
Shaun Bro
T-BOY
Alan Thomas
Rachel May

*** LOST DISCO CHAPEL ***

PRINS THOMAS
SOFTWAR
COOP
Sam Roberts
Garry Todd
James Fazzolari
James Cripps
Techno-More

*** REDLIGHT ***

MARK CRAVEN
Start:Cue
Sam Arellano
Aaron Robbins
Tim Francis
Tristan Case

For more info visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/1463007730588864/

Rudimental are taking over Sydney Harbour for Channel [V]

English dance band Rudimental are getting ready to hit Sydney Harbour this March as part of Channel [V]’s Island Parties series. The boys will be in the country for a headline tour, after dominating Future Music Festival last year. With their highly acclaimed album Home, featuring countless hits, and their raved about live shows, this is one show you don’t want to miss! The show is March 6. Get over to vmusic.com.au and enter the competition for your chance to win tickets to this special event.

Shapeshifter to play Manning Bar

New Zealand band Shapeshifter are heading back to Australia with an exclusive show at Sydney’s Manning Bar next month. With their unique drum and bass sounds, the five piece are known for their innovative approach, which has seen them tour the world and play festivals such as Glastonbury, Parklife, The Big Chill and Big Day Out. Having just released their 5th studio album DELTA, the band are ready to bring their new tracks to Australia! The show hits Sydney on March 22 and Tickets are $55 via www.manningbar.com. Don’t miss out!

Billy Bragg adds Sydney show

Punk legend Billy Bragg has added another Sydney shows to his upcoming tour, hitting our shores next month. The English musician will now play Manning Bar on March 18. Limited tickets still remain for his Sydney Opera House show on March 16. Supporting the tour will be Melbourne musician Courtney Barnett. Tickets for both Sydney shows can be found at http://www.sydneyoperahouse.com/homepage.aspx and http://www.oztix.com.au/.

Red Bee play Sydney show to conclude tour

Sydney metal band Red Bee are wrapping up their ‘Ictus Delux Edition’ tour this month, with a hometown show. The tour kicked off in November last year and has seen the band play shows in NSW, QLD, ACT and SA. The show will be the bands last for a few months as they switch into writing/recording mode. You can catch them on February 21st at The Bald Faced Stag. Tickets are $15. Get out and show some hometown love.

O’Fest hits UTS featuring Art Vs. Science + more

UTS are hosting a massive O’Fest party this Friday February 21st. The event will feature Art Vs. Science, Sticky Fingers, Allday, Red Beard, Illy, Peking Duk, Chance Waters and Dr. Goddard. Now that how you throw a party! Tickets are $20 for students, $40 for general public. You can grab yours from www.utsunion.com.au.

The Spirit play first ever live shows

Brand new Melbourne band The Spirit are getting ready to play their first ever live shows. The four-piece are ready to showcase their unique, raw sound influenced by 70s Americana. Their debut Sydney show will be next month on March 15th at Goodgod, with support coming from Steve Smyth and Hot Spoke.

For more info, head to www.wearethespirit.com. Get down to Goodgod this March and support some new music!

Phebe Starr single launch at Goodgod

Sydney’s Phebe Starr has teamed up with Iceland’s Steed Lord on a new track, which is set to be launched at Goodgod this March. Starr has had a huge 18 months with the release of her breakthrough single "Jurassica", which has received 40k+ downloads as iTunes single of the week. Get out and help Phebe Starr continue her roll this March. The show is Saturday March 22 at GoodGod Small Club and tickets are $10 from http://www.musicglue.com/phebestarr/.