Here are all the Bushfire Appeal concerts happening in Australia

While Australia continues to deal with the alarming bushfire crisis across the country, and the world begins to take notice (and, for some, action), the local music industry is coming together to raise necessary funds to help.

We’ve rounded up all the bushfire appeal concerts we could so you can try attend as much as possible.

If you’re looking for other ways to help and donate you check our guide HERE.

National

Sound Relief 2020

More details will be announced for this monumental event, which in 2009 was debuted as a touring concert in Sydney and Melbourne with the likes of Coldplay, The Presets and Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees. Watch this space for more information.

“In response to the devastating bushfires currently sweeping across the country, the Australian Music Community will band together once again under the unified banner of Sound Relief 2020. Stay tuned for more information soon.”

New South Wales

Fire Fight Australia at ANZ Stadium

Headliners: Queen, Olivia-Newtown John, k.d. lang + More
Date: Sunday 16th February, 1pm
Cost: $70-100

Queen will headline the massive Fire Fight Australia at ANZ Stadium, along with a whole host of big names including Olivia-Newtown John, k.d. lang, Icehouse, Hilltop Hoods and more. All information can be found HERE.

Bushfire Appeal at ivy

Headliners: Fisher
Date: Sunday 12th January, 2pm
Cost: $50 (all proceeds from door and bar go to NSW Rural Fire Service and Australian Red Cross)

“Head to ivy this Sunday for a massive bushfire appeal concert hosted by FISHER and Merivale.

This summer’s tragic bushfires have ravaged the country and affected us all. Over the last few months Australians have come together to support their communities like never before, but the danger isn’t over yet. The heroes at NSW Rural Fire Service and Australian Red Cross need our help to get through a long hot summer.

Be at ivy on Sunday 12 January to catch FISHER & Friends. Kicking off at 2pm, we’re hosting a massive day party to raise much needed funds. All proceeds from the day will be donated to help those on the front lines of this national tragedy.

Entry is $50 with all proceeds from the door and bar going to charity.”

Music for Our Country at City Recital Hall

Headliners: Various
Date: Thursday 30th January, 7pm
Cost: $60 (All ticket and bar sales to be donated primarily to the Australian Red Cross – 40% – WIRES Wildlife Rescue – 40% – and a number of other charities – 20%)

Book tickets here

“The last few months of bushfires have had a devastating impact on our communities, our land and our wildlife. Sydney’s classical music community is rallying together to present a fundraiser concert, with 100% of ticket and bar sales to be donated primarily to the Australian Red Cross (40%) and WIRES Wildlife Rescue (40%), and also to a number of other charities (20%).

City Recital Hall is privileged to be Sydney’s home of classical music. A committee of dedicated musicians and organisations will come together to present a program performed by Australia’s leading musicians. Program to be announced soon.

All artists and suppliers will be donating their time and resources, and venue and associated costs will be waived to support this event.”

City Loves Country at Enmore Theatre

Headliner: Horrorshow, Thundamentals + More
Date: Saturday 11th January, 6pm
Cost: $50 (all proceeds will be donated).

Book tickets here.

“Join us and chip in to help our country in crisis. This is a bushfire disaster like nothing we’ve seen in our lifetimes, with fires stretching for 1000s of kms across multiple states. It’s staggering to comprehend.

Nooky, Thundamentals, Hoodzy, Hermitude, Horrorshow, Rebecca Hatch, Joyride, Jazmine Nikitta, Kilimi have all banded together to raise as much money for a community who are suffering.
We’re donating to the Fire Relief Fund for First Nations Communities. The deep trauma being experienced by countless people on this land is made all the more horrible by sacred lands burning to ash.

We want to encourage you to pay extra on top of your $50 ticket. All proceeds will be donated, with all organisers, artists, crew, and the venue waiving performance/labour/hire costs.”

Sydney Festival Bushfire Appeal Concert at Metro Theatre

Headliner: Regurgitator, Polish Club, Art VS Science + More
Date: Saturday 11th January, 6pm
Cost: $50 (proceeds donating to Red Cross and WIRES)

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“Regurgitator, Custard, Polish Club, Dan Sultan, Art Vs. Science and Neptune Power Federation unite for Sydney Festival Bushfire Appeal.

Ahead of their launch this Wednesday, Sydney Festival has today announced a bushfire relief concert at the Metro Theatre on Saturday 11 January.

Featuring a mix of artists performing at the festival and their friends, the Bushfire Appeal will feature local music artists Regurgitator, Custard, Dan Sultan, Neptune Power Federation, Polish Club and Art Vs. Science.

‘Sydney Festival is part of our community and we have been heartened by the response of artists involved in this year’s festival to show support to all those involved in keeping our community safe and giving people hope,’ says Festival Director, Wesley Enoch.

‘We know Climate Change is real. We’re living it and our communities are living it and artists can help make a difference. Putting on this concert is our small way of helping raise much needed funds for those suffering the effects of this unprecedented fire season.’

Band manager and co-organiser Paul Curtis echoed Enoch’s words: “Australia has been struck at the heart by the long-term impact of inaction on the changing climate. Right now, people, wildlife and the environment are suffering immense devastation like it has at no other time in our history and we want to use our meagre power and abilities to help those that are suffering through this.”
All artists, crew, venue and suppliers are volunteering their services for the event, with all funds raised going to the Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery Appeal – providing support for thousands of people in bushfire evacuation centres in Victoria and New South Wales; and WIRES – Australia’s largest wildlife rescue organisation.

Additionally, Sydney Festival will focus all its fundraising efforts across the festival on raising funds for the appeal with collections being facilitated at major events – including Symphony Under the Stars at the Crescent Parramatta and Dodecalis at Darling Harbour – as well post performances taking place at multiple venues over the coming three weeks.”

The Original Wiggles Reunion at Castle Hill RSL

Headliner: The Wiggles
Date: Saturday 18th January, 8pm
Cost: $35 (all proceeds from show and merch will go to Red Cross and WIRES)

Book tickets here.

“We’re getting the band back together… to raise some much-needed funds to assist with those affected by the bushfires in Australia. ALL proceeds from the show (tickets and merchandise sales) will be going to the Australian Red Cross and WIRES.”

Benefit Show at Landsdowne Hotel

Headliner: Richard in your Mind, Le Pie + More
Date: Friday 10th January, 7pm
Cost: $13.57 (all profits to WIRES)

More information here.

“It’s been a minute gang… band dads Rich and Conrad have become real dads, Joey a doggy dad, Cuthbo did the tour du Mont Blanc and learnt “everything tastes better at altitude” and Carlos continues to play in a million bands, surf daily and laugh a lot. Meanwhile our 5th Album ‘SUPER LOVE BRAIN’ is marinating in it’s own goop on the silky interwebs and sounding better than ever… hear it for yourself:

https://richardinyourmind.bandcamp.com/album/super-love-brain

We’re gonna play a very rare local show at everyone’s favourite Inner West party den The Lansdowne on FRI 10 JAN. Expect music from all 5 x RIYM albums, some trademark Cartwright awkward banter, big dance moments and lots of smiles.

We’ve the fucking wonderful Le Pie also playing their first show in ages, Misty Lanes dialling in their own brand of psych pop swagger and Hedy Lamarr kicking things off with their smash of sweet B52’s harmonies and Riot Grrl party punk.”

Fire Aid 2020 at Bong Bong Picnic Racecourse, Bowral

Headliner: John Waters, Daryl Braithwaite, Leo Sayer + More
Date: Friday 24th January, 3pm
Cost: From $20 (all funds will go to Red Cross)

Book tickets here.

“I was sitting at my kitchen table the day before Christmas Eve, contemplating the footage we had all been seeing for some time – the loss and devastation and the personal suffering caused by an unprecedented scale of bushfires that were devouring whole portions of Australia – and I felt that I had to do something. All of us want to do something; but I realised I had the power of public recognition and that I had a lot of friends in the music and entertainment industry with a lot more of that power than me, and the idea of FireAid2020 ‘The Concert’ was born.

As much as raising funds, this FireAid2020 concert is about community spirit; about unconditional love for each other; about fire-in-the-belly action. Rock on, Australia. And having started with this, Let’s look to correcting the mistakes of the past. Let’s take care of this land, this planet, and our children’s future. – JOHN WATERS

FireAid2020 is a concert with a festival vibe. The special atmosphere that binds us together in this venture to heal the hurt of disastrous bushfires, is a feeling of how communities react in crisis. With positivity, and let’s face it, a feeling of joy that we at least have each other in times like this.

All the funds raised by FireAid2020 will go to the Red Cross and be distributed to the Southern Highlands and south Coast areas, reaching the newly homeless, heroic RFS firefighters and their families, and all those most in need.

Extra cash collections will be made by accredited volunteers carrying buckets. All paper money donations to these buckets are greatly valued and appreciated. They are only there for what everybody feels they can afford. Your presence at our huge party is in itself a great contribution to this cause.”

Fire Fund at Club Windang

Headliner: Hockey Dad, Tumbleweed + More
Date: Friday 24th January, 6pm
Cost: $60 (100% of all tickets, raffle, merch going to NSW RFS, NSW National Parks & Wildlife Services, Red Cross).

Buy tickets here

“Yours & Owls, Farmer & The Owl and Rad Management band together to throw FIRE FUND, a bushfire fundraiser featuring one of the biggest fully Wollongong / south coast based line-ups ever: Hockey Dad, Tumbleweed, Dune Rats (DJ Set), Shining Bird, Totty & Maddy Jane at ‘Club Windang’ on January 24.

The recent bushfires and subsequent devastation is an issue super close to home. We are a part of the South Coast. Our communities are literally burning to the ground. We have family, friends, bands we work with, and punters who attend our shows and events who are being affected and we feel an obligation to help out.

The way we’re able to help out is by donating our time and resources & doing what we do best; Throw live music shows & bringing community together.

On Jan 24 Hockey Dad, Tumbleweed, Dune Rats (DJ Set), Shining Bird, Totty & Maddy Jane will all be playing at the lake Illawarra waterfront venue ‘Club Windang’ (Windang Bowling Club) for a benefit show with 100% of all tickets, raffle & merch proceeds on the night going to NSW RURAL FIRE SERVICE, NSW NATIONAL PARKS & WILDLIFE SERVICES & the RED CROSS DISASTER RELIEF FUND.

The raffle will take place throughout the night in between bands and will be hosted by Dunni of @dunnis_daily_motivators Insta fame.

Prizes will include signed surfboards from pro surfers: Chippa Wilson, Craig Anderson, Dion Agius, Harry Bryant & Mick Lowe and prize packs from: Oh Dang café, Music Farmers, Audio Technica, Volcom, Vans, Drag Board Co & more.

There will also be a limited edition merch item designed by Luke Player available and can be shipped anywhere in the world for those who want to donate here – farmerandtheowl.com/products/fire-benefit-shirt”

Live at the PPC at Petersham Bowling Club

Headliner: Crane Games, Stressless, The S-Bends
Date: Saturday 25th January, 8pm
Cost: $10 or pay what you can (all profits to NSW RFS)

More information here

“Three Sydney bands. One big night:

CRANE GAMES – single launch!
https://cranegames.bandcamp.com/album/forecast/

STRESSLESS – also single launch!

THE S-BENDS – also playing, and just released an album!
https://thes-bends-stablelabel.bandcamp.com/album/nothing-feels-natural-to-me

Upstairs at the PBC. $10 or pay what you can.

All profits will be donated to the NSW Rural Fire Service.

This show will take place on Gadigal land. Always was, always will be.”

Make It Rain at Fredas

Headliner: Various
Date: Saturday 1st February
Cost: $10 until 9pm (100% of proceeds to NSW RFS)

“‘MAKE IT RAIN ‘

A YIKES! X FREDA’S FUNDRAISER FOR THE FIRES

w. 100% OF PROCEEDS RAISED TO THE RURAL FIRE SERVICE

Fundraising will incorporate –

~ All door takings for the night
~ DJs, bands & speakers are donating their time to the cause
~ All proceeds from merch / art sales
~ 10% of bar takings for the night
~ Donation bins in the venue”

Make it Rain Fund the Firies 2020 at Beach Hotel, Byron Bay

Headliner: Wolfmother, Bernard Fanning, Tim Rogers + More
Date: Wednesday 8th January and Thursday 9th January
Cost: $49 (single night) $89 (two nights) (funds to NSW RFS Northern Rivers and Far North Coast Brigades).

Book tickets here

“A handful of your favourite Australian artists are inviting you to join them for two nights of entertainment in the heart of picturesque Byron Bay to raise money for the NSW RFS Northern Rivers and Far North Coast Brigades.”

Victoria

Mac DeMarco’s Grill for Good at Victoria Park, Abbotsford

Headliner: Mac DeMarco, Alice Sky, Cut Copy DJs + More
Date: Sunday 12th January, 12pm

“Mac DeMarco will host Grill for Good in Melbourne this Sunday 12 January, inviting friends to join him behind the grill for an old school sausage sizzle. Running all-day for all-ages at Victoria Park, the event will feature local artists, chefs, DJs and small businesses banding together to collect donations for the Fire Relief Fund for First Nations Communities and Wildlife Victoria.

With currently over 8.4 million hectares burned across Australia and a billion animals that have perished in recent bushfires, locals and visitors alike have dug deep and donated funds for the embattled firefighters, affected communities and wildlife preservation efforts.

A frequent visitor to Australia throughout his career, Mac will pick up the tongs and shake the tins following the Melbourne leg of his national tour.

Joining Mac on the hot plate will be Alice Skye, Amyl and The Sniffers, King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, Laura Jean, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, and many more, as well as his tour mates Pond and CHAI (Japan). They’ll be supervised by and offered sausage-turning tips from some of Melbourne’s best chefs, including Tobie Puttock, Shannon Martinez (Smith & Daughters), Raph Rashid, David Moyle and more.

Classic meat and vege sausages can be paired with drinks from a bar operated by Blackhearts & Sparrows.

Soundtracking the day will be DJ sets from the likes of Cut Copy, Amyl and the Sniffers, Harvey Sutherland, Miss Blanks and friends, Remi and friends and Soju Gang.”

Have/Hold at The Old Bar

Headliner: Have/Hold
Date: Various
Cost: Free Entry (all proceeds going to the Wildlife Victoria Bushfire Appeal).

Have/Hold will be performing four concerts – every Sunday – at The Old Bar throughout February. They are free entry but all proceeds raised on the night will go directly to the Wildlife Victoria Bushfire Appeal. More information HERE.

Make It Rain at Corner Hotel

Headliner: Illy, Seth Sentry, Alice Ivy + More
Date: Sunday 12th January, 6:30pm
Cost: $33.92 (100% profits and $1 from every drink sold to Bushfire Disaster Appeal, Fire Relief Fund for First Nations Communities, CFA, WIRES)

Book tickets here.

“This Sunday 12th January at the Corner Hotel, Illy, Seth Sentry, Alice Ivy, Nerve, Kuren and Francois are performing at a special benefit show to raise funds for the Bushfire Disaster Appeal, Fire Relief Fund for First Nations Communities, CFA, WIRES (Wildlife Rescue).

100% of profits from the show will be donated and the Corner Hotel will also be donating $1 from every drink sold to the causes mentioned.”

Bushfire Fundraiser at Corner Hotel

Headliner: Pierce Brothers, Didirri + More
Date: Monday 13th January, 7pm
Cost: $33.92 (100% profits and $1 from every drink sold to Bushfire Disaster Appeal, Fire Relief Fund for First Nations Communities, CFA, WIRES)

Book tickets here.

“On Monday 13th January at the Corner Hotel Pierce Brothers, Didirri, Jack Botts Music and Steve Cousins will take the stage for a special benefit show to raise much needed funds for the Bushfire Disaster Appeal, RFS in NSW, CFA in Victoria, WIRES (Wildlife Rescue) and Fire Relief Fund For First Nations Communities.

100% of profits from the show will be donated and the Corner Hotel will also be donating $1 from every drink sold to the causes mentioned. ”

Raise the Roof at Spotted Mallard

Headliners: Oh Pep! + Others
Date: Thursday 23rd January, 6pm
Cost: $20-80 (proceeds to Rebuild Upper Murray)

Book tickets here

“RAISE THE ROOF – A community bush dance and concert for the bushfires, raising money for Rebuild Upper Murray, featuring Oh Pep!, The Maes, John Flanagan and the Earthworker Bushdance Band. Thursday Jan 23, doors 6.30pm, music from 7PM.

All tickets general admission, pay what you can”

Rock Against the Fires at Spotted Mallard

Headliners: Dallas Crane, Batz + Others
Date: Friday 24th January, 4pm
Cost: $25 (proceeds to Red Cross and CFA)

Book tickets here.

“Dallas Crane
Batz
Draught Dodgers
Rocket Science
The Casanovas
Electric Guitars
Baby 8
Powerline Sneakers
James Seedy
Seedy Jeezus
Brian El Dorado and The Tuesday People
Jarryn Phegan
The Bambi Kills
A Whale Called Phoenix
Skybelly
Oliver Northam & the Elsewheres

MC: Claire Mooney (Triple J)

Proceeds supporting Red Cross/CFA. Including 100% of tickets and auction items, plus a percentage of the bar. Doors 4pm $25 from www.spottedmallard.com”

Fires Fundraiser at Spotted Mallad

Headliners: Mick Thomas, The Orbweavers, Angie Hart + Others
Date: Saturday 25th January, 2pm
Cost: $30 (all money from tickets and silent auction, plus percentage from bar sales, go to CFA, the Bushfire Disaster Appeal, and Red Cross).

Book tickets here

“The Spotted Mallard is holding a fundraiser to assist with the current devastation across Victoria and Australia by bushfires which have displaced so many. Many at the venue and within our music community know someone impacted by the disaster, and we fear things will just get worse. We want to help, show our support and raise funds by bringing together some of Melbourne’s most loved musicians to donate their time and talent, who will be playing short sets from the arvo in to the evening.

The line up on Saturday 25th January includes Mick Thomas, The Orbweavers, Angie Hart, Charles Jenkins & The Zhivagos, Sarah Carroll with Shannon Bourne, Pollyman, Opelousas, Hollie Joyce, Hamish Cowan (Cordrazine), Dominic Byrne (Little Red), Skyscraper Stan, Dan Warner, Sime Nugent, Brooke Russell, Ruby Jones, Lisa Miller with Shane O’Mara, The Dusty Millers, Dirt Hand, Les Thomas, The Pheasantry and Ten Gallon Head plus MC Jane Clifton.

All money raised from tickets and silent auctions, as well as a percentage from the bar will be donated to to the CFA (Country Fire Authority), the Bushfire Disaster Appeal and Red Cross.”

Make it Rain at Stay Gold

Headliners: Press Club, Gooch Palms + Others
Date: Friday 10th January, 7pm
Cost: $20 (aimed at helping the communities affected in Victoria)

Book tickets here

“Heavy times call for heavy fundraising. These bushfires have burnt holes in the hearts of many Australians and to help those in need lots of people are banding together in lots of different ways to try and ease the blow to rural communities & wildlife. It’s a beautiful thing. It will take time and money to rebuild and get life back on track.

Press Club, The Gooch Palms, Columbus, MID CITY – band & Fan Girl (with Dj help from Teenage Dads) are teaming up for MAKE IT RAIN a special fundraiser event directly aimed at helping the communities affected in Victoria. It’s a chance to help people, have a rad time & listen to some of the best life music Melbourne has to offer.”

Music That Matters at The Gasometer Hotel

Headliners: Julia Jacklin, GL + More
Date: Tuesday 14th January, 6pm
Cost: $35 + bf (100% of funds from show donated directly to RFS, CFA, WIRES, Fire Relief Fund for First Nations Communities)

Book tickets here

“Julia Jacklin, Harvey Sutherland DJ, Good Morning, Romy Vager (RVG), Loose Tooth, Jade Imagine + more.”

Fire Relief at The Retreat

Headliners: Sunbeam Sound Machine, Hobsons Bay Coast Guard + More
Date: Saturday 18th January, 3pm
Cost: $5-15 (100% funds directly to CFA, Fire Relief Fund for First Nations Communities, Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Fund.

Book tickets here.

“Like many, the current bushfire crisis has us feeling overwhelmed, helpless and frustrated. To do our part to help those affected, we’ve called on some of our favourite local acts for an afternoon & evening of community and great music, in the face of such adversity.

100% of funds from this show will be donated directly to the CFA (Country Fire Authority)’s Victorian Bushfire Appeal, Neil Morris’ Fire Relief Fund for First Nations Communities and Wildlife Victoria’s Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Fund.

Entry by donation on a sliding scale from $5 – $15, with opportunities to donate further. Pay as you’re able.”

AO Music for Relief – Australian Open

Headliners: Jessica Mauboy, Montaigne + More
Date: Sunday 19th January, 3pm
Cost: $20 (adults), $5 (kids) (All proceeds to the Red Cross)

Book tickets here

“Australian Open 2020 will kick off with a concert raising money for the Red Cross bushfire appeal.
So many Australians have been affected by these bushfires and AO have joined with Jessica Mauboy to raise money for communities in need. All proceeds from the concert will go to the Red Cross.
Mauboy will headline the concert, alongside Montaigne and Lily Papas.”

A Carry 4 Coins at Max Watt’s

Headliners: Sampa the Great, Kaiit, Ecca Vandal + More
Date: Wednesday 26th February, 7pm
Cost: $45-67

Leading the stacked lineup is Zambian-born, Botswana-raised and now Melbourne-based artist, Sampa The Great followed by fellow ARIA winner Kaiit. Following will be Ecca Vandal, Kira Puru, Jesswar, Miss Blanks, DJ BABYMMA, Soju Gang & C.Frim. Check out Point Blank Group’s Facebook for more lineup announcements.

All the artists will be donating their time and 100% proceeds will be going to a number of charities and communities affected by the bushfires. Tickets HERE.

Tones and I – Bushfire Benefit at 170 Russell

Headliners: Tones and I, Adrian Eagle + More
Date: Tuesday 28th January, 6:30pm
Cost: $50 + bf (all proceeds from ticket sales and merch to Red Cross, RFS and CFA)

Buy tickets here

“Tones and I has announced a bushfire benefit concert on Jan 28th at 170 Russell in Melbourne.
100% of proceeds from both ticket sales and merchandise will go to the Australian Red Cross, RFS and the CFA.

There will be more details announced about special guests to join Tones on the night.
This is a chance for us to support the firies and all the families that are affected by the bush fires.”

Down to Earth at Myer Music Bowl

Headliners: Angus and Julia Stone, Gang of Youths, Tash Sultana + More
Date: Wednesday 26th February, 2pm
Cost: $89-119 (100% profits donated to Red Cross, WIRES, Emergency Leaders for Climate Action, Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal, Firesticks Alliance Indigenous Corporation)

Book tickets here (on sale 9th Jan).

“The event will take place on Wednesday 26 February at Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne, featuring performances by (listed in alphabetical order) Angus and Julia Stone, Briggs, Gang Of Youths, Jack River, Ruby Fields, Tash Sultana and Thelma Plum.

A joint statement from the group said “Collectively, our hearts go out to the families who have lost loved ones, the firies who have put their lives on the line and continue to, and the communities across Australia suffering. We hope to give you the greatest thing we can in this time of great need – our voices and our songs.”

With 100% of profits being donated, the event will raise much needed funds for immediate fire relief via Red Cross and WIRES, as well as funding organisations that focus on long term solutions, education and leadership for the fire and climate emergency in Australia.

In addition to raising funds for the Red Cross, Down To Earth will also support WIRES, providing rescue and rehabilitation for all native Australian animals; Emergency Leaders for Climate Action, who are taking action to tackle climate change; Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal who facilitate support for communities preparing and recovering from disasters; and Firesticks Alliance Indigenous Corporation (Firesticks) who deliver an Indigenous led Cultural Fire program to support affected communities and countries.

Kicking off at 2pm, artists will be performing a selection of their most popular tracks, with guest appearances throughout the day.

Down to Earth is made possible thanks to the waiving of fees and commissions by all performing artists, Lemon Tree Music, Mirror Music Group, Handsome Tours, Arts Centre Melbourne, OneMusic Australia and many other contributing organisations. In addition to ticketed income, all bar and merchandise profits will also be donated. Additional opportunities for donation to the partner charities will be available at the event. Down To Earth will also be working with Green Music Australia to reduce the events environmental impact.”

Western Australia

Fire Aid at Freemantle Arts Centre

Headliner: John Butler, The Waifs, Stella Donnelly, San Cisco + More
Date: Friday 31st January, 5:30pm
Cost: $96.90 (WA Emergency Services Volunteers’ Hardship Assistance Scheme, WIRES, NSW RFS, VIC Bushfire Appeal).

Book tickets here (on sale 9th Jan).

“Four of Western Australia’s most loved bands are joining together for a night of impassioned music to raise money to assist with the continued fight and recovery of the fire ravaged Victorian and New South Wales States.

In a strong statement of solidarity with the Eastern States, renown Western Australian musicians John Butler, The Waifs, San Cisco and Stella Donnelly will come together for one night of uplifting live music at The Fremantle Arts Centre on Friday January 31st.

Merchandise items will be available on the night for purchase, with all profits being donated to Western Australian Fire Service organisations including the WA Emergency Services Volunteers’ Hardship Assistance Scheme.

For those unable to attend, from Western Australians to fans from all corners of the globe, you will be able to pre order a downloadable recording of the night’s concert, which will be made available within 7 days of the concert concluding, again with 100% of the proceeds being donated to the above causes.”

With Love from WA – Rosemount Hotel, North Perth

Headliner: Draght, Katy Steele + More
Date: Sunday 16th February, 2pm till late
Cost: $55 (100% of funds raised going directly to people and animals affected by the bush fires.).

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“Perth artists were quick to jump in and donate their time to this exemplary effort to deliver aid to those affected by this calamitous National disaster. The first announce features prominent acts including Drapht, Katy Steele, Great Gable, Dulcie, The Money War and Demon Days amongst a slew of highly regarded Perth talent.

Perth music businesses have also come together to lend a hand with Across The Road Music, 360 Artist Logistics and Cool Perth Nights teaming up to present the event along with RTRFM, Matchless Music, Hammerink, Oztix, Hammer Ink Merchandise and Minute Man Balcatta all absorbing their regular operational charges to do away with necessary event costs and ensure every single cent raised from ticket sales will be donated to where it is sorely needed. Rosemount Hotel are not only providing the event space free of charge for this event, but have also pledged to donate a healthy share of net bar sales, so get thirsty and help to put out all the fires!”

“First Artist Announce (in alphabetical Order)
Almond Soy, Bexx (DJ set), Big Orange, Demon Days, Drapht, Dulcie, Flossy, Grace Sanders, Great Gable, Katy Steele, Jamilla, Servo Flowers, Sunshine Brothers, Shy Panther, The Floors, The Money War, Timothy Nelson Band,Your Girl Pho

The event will dominate North Perth as it takes over every nook of Rosemount Hotel with 3 stages running from 2pm-11pm.”

Queensland

Band Together at The Zoo

Headliner: Regurgitator, The Gutterbirds + More
Date: Friday 31st January, 6:30pm
Cost: $50 + bf ($60 on door) (all proceeds to non profit wildlife organisations and organisations for First Nations people affected by fires).

Book tickets here

“A benefit show to raise funds to contribute to the aid and recovery from the devastating bushfires.

ALL PROCEEDS WILL GO TOWARDS NON PROFIT WILDLIFE ORGANISATIONS AND ORGANISATIONS FOR OUR FIRST NATIONS PEOPLE AFFECTED BY THE FIRES.

FT the sweethearts from
REGURGITATOR
The Gutterbirds
Being Jane Lane
SixFtHick
Dicklord.”

Burnout 2020 at Woolly Mammoth

Headliner: Goatzilla, Sunset Junkies + More
Date: Friday 31st January, 7pm
Price: $15 on door (all proceeds to Wildlife Rescue Sunshine Coast).

“Come join us after work and do something to help the amazing volunteers who are looking after our injured wildlife in the wake of this bushfire nightmare we face.

All proceeds go to Wildlife Rescue Bushfire Relief (registered with the Australian Charities Commission CH2518). The Sunshine Coast outfit is seeking to raise $100,000 to distribute to wildlife rescue centres and wildlife carers across the country at the frontline of our National bushfire tragedy. Money will not be restricted to the Sunshine Coast group, it will be sent to areas of greatest need.

Already stretched from the effects of the drought, these carers are all volunteers and totally reliant on donations for food, medicine and medical supplies. Most of it comes out of their own pockets. ”

South Australia

SA Bushfire Benefit at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

Headliner: The Yearlings Band, Ollie English + More
Date: Sunday 12th January, 2:30pm
Cost: $19.40 (All proceeds directly to those most affected by Adelaide Hills bushfires, partnering with Hut Community Centre).

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“Some of Adelaide’s finest musicians have joined forces to stage a Bushfire Benefit Concert to be held (at short notice) on Sunday 12th January from 2.30-7pm at the Governor Hindmarsh Hotel. All proceeds will go directly to those most affected by the devastating 2019 Adelaide Hills bushfires.
To date the devastating fires have resulted in the loss of 1 precious life, 87 homes, crops, vines, sheds and machinery, stock, pets and native animals, leaving countless residents without essentials such as food, clothing and shelter.

Event organisers are partnering with the Hut Community Centre based in Aldgate to ensure all funds are channelled directly to those in immediate need.

The response has been overwhelming from those offering to show their support for the affected community in the wake of these horrific events. The talented lineup includes The Yearlings Band, Ollie English, Don Morrison, Kelly Menhennett, Courtney Robb & Snooks La Vie (ex Hiptones), Nikko Kipridis (Streamliners), Andra Cordell and Satisfaction – The Stones Show, all donating their time for the cause.”

Cuddle Creek Bushfire Benefit Concerts at National Motor Museum

Headliner: Beccy Cole, Adam Page, The Bald Eagles + More
Date: Sunday 9th February
Cost: Donation upon entry

All proceeds will go to the bushfire relief from this donation-entry benefit, which will also feature local food and drink businesses such as Sparkke at the Whitmore which will have a pop-up bar selling all-natural beers and a Hard Lemonade (100% of proceeds for drinks will go towards the cause).

Tasmania

More Than Thoughts & Prayers at Room for a Pony

Headliners: Luca Brasi + More
Date: Friday 10th January, 7pm
Cost: $15 on door (all bar profits and staff wages to Red Cross Bushfire Appeal)

More information here.

“This Friday at @roomforaponyhobart from 7pm. Acoustic sets by us, @becstevensmusic and @vansorinson 100% of entry fee, staff wages, Pony profits, merch profit will donated to the @redcrossau bushfire appeal. Please come down and give what you can to those who are in desperate need” – Luca Brasi.

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Chris Singh

Chris Singh is the Deputy Editor of the AU review and a freelance travel writer. You can reach him on Instagram by following @chrisdsingh.

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