Moshtix Weekender 036: Your Guide To What's On This Weekend
Hello, Weekend. You've been greatly missed!
It's been a long week, that's for sure. I don't know about you but we reckon the weekend is just what the doctor ordered. Here's a couple of events we've handpicked just for you to get along to.
VANFEST @ Forbes Showground, NSW - Fri 10 - Sun 12 May
VANFEST is a regional based music-focused festival with all the trimmings that you would expect to see on the big city stages, bringing a pretty epic lineup including acts like Golden Features, PNAU, BROODS and Mallrat, just to name a few. The festival runs over two huge dates, with onsite camping options available. See y'all on the dfloor!
The Maes @ The Vanguard - Fri 10 May
If you're after something a little more chill, award-winning Melbourne duo The Maes are performing at The Vanguard tonight, bringing with them their unique twist of folk music that will have your heart melting in seconds.
Ne Obliviscaris @ 170 Russell - Fri 10 May
Kings of progressive, extreme heavy music, Ne Obliviscaris are playing a show at 170 Russell tonight, bringing their boundary-pushing heavy tracks to the stage for a night of pure debauchery. They'll also be joined by support acts Rivers of Nihil, Allegaeon, Beyond Creation and Brissy faves Caligula's Horse.
Moler @ The Toff In Town - Saturday 11 May
Power Pop three-piece Moler reunites this Saturday for a rare live show at The Toff In Town, unleashing the bands first recordings in almost twenty years! Get down and have a boogie with the Moler crew.
Dennis Lloyd @ 256 Wickham - Fri 10 May
Dennis Lloyd is an Israeli Singer, songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist. He makes his Brissy debut at 256 Wickham tonight. This is one artist we think you should get around!
Loudness w/ Elm Street + Asylum @ Woolly Mammoth - Sat 11 May
Get down to Woolly Mammoth on Saturday and fest your eyes and ears on legendary Japanese metal-heads Loudness, hitting Australia for the very first time. They may be almost 40 years into their career but their live performance certainly still packs a punch. You're in for a wild ride, that's for sure.
Cosmo's Midnight @ HQ Complex - Fri 10 May
Sydney's much loved twin duo Cosmo's Midnight return to the gig circuit tonight at HQ Complex, in celebration of the release of their new single 'Can U Dig It'. Expect snappy synth melodies, funky guitar riffs and a mixture of electro, pop and funk vibes. Get down early and check out their fire support acts Banoffee and Arno Faraji.
Offaiah @ Fat Controller - Fri 10 May
If you haven't heard of the mysterious house hitmaker, it's time to get acquainted. Offaiah proved he is a lot more than just a one-hit-wonder remixing some of the biggest tracks in the game, quickly making him one of the biggest names in electronic music. He's playing at Fat Controller tonight. Go check him out.
Icecream Hands @ Jive - Sat 11 May
Melbourne guitar pop legends Icecream Hands are coming to Adelaide this Saturday night for a special performance at Jive Bar. They promise a stellar night of pop-rock gems from Sweeter than the Radio and their extensive back catalogue, and a few new songs too.
Ocelots (IRE) with Mark Turner @ The Sewing Room - Sat 11 May
If a huge night of folk and blues is up your alley, head to The Sewing Room this Saturday night and check out 20-year-old twins Brandon and Ashley aka The Ocelots. Also on the bill is the great Australian Musician Mark Turner, bringing his bluesy folk music to the stage.
The Jamie Oehlers Quartet @ Duke of George - Sat 11 May
Winner of the World Saxophone Competition and Australian Jazz Artist of the Year, Jamie Oehlers, brings his all-star band to the Duke of George this Saturday, playing music made famous by jazz greats Duke Ellington, Frank Sinatra and John Coltrane, just to name a few. Don't miss this opportunity to see the best in the business!
Babe Rainbow @ Freo.Social - Sun 12 May
Enjoy a generous helping of folk-pop, flutes and floating harmony, acoustic guitar and late 70's electronic foxtrot this Sunday at Freo.Social with psychedelic pop outfit Babe Rainbow. Tickets are selling fast, so secure yours now before you miss out!
Peking Duk @ University of Canberra - Sat 11 May
Australia's favourite duo Peking Duk return to their home state this Saturday night for an epic live show at the University of Canberra, bringing some brand new music along with them too. This is the final show of their 'Biggest. Tour. Ever... So Far' national tour so prepare yourselves for a rather large evening.
Ferla @ Transit Bar - Sat 11 May
Melbourne's after-dark pop darlings FERLA are celebrating the launch of their debut album 'It's Personal' at Transit Bar this Saturday night, with special guests Powder Blue and Jack Bird.