You know the drill Brisbane – top ten gigs happening this week that’ll cost you a ‘tenner or less! Get gigging!!!
WEDNESDAY, 7 FEBRUARY
ACOUSTIC WEDNESDAYS @ THE TRIFFID
Having travelled the UK and Europe with many top bands, acoustic troubadour Daryl James has become a busking favourite in his adopted city – Brisbane. Catch him in playing his tunes, stripped back in all their glory in this intimate Triffid show series.
FRIDAY, 9 FEBRUARY
SABRINA LAWRIE ‘BECOME’ SINGLE LAUNCH @ JUNK BAR
What: Sabrina Lawrie ‘Become’ Single Launch w/ The Shambolics
When & Where: Friday, 9 February at Junk Bar from 7PM
Cost: $13.30 ($10 + booking fee online). More event info HERE.
Brisbane rock Queen, Sabrina Lawrie, is launching her stunning, empowering new single Become with the help of surf-country mates The Shambolics. With her ability to create shape-shifting songs with deep, intricate meanings you can expect to go on an emotional journey when Sabrina takes to the stage.
CHRISTIAN PATEY ‘THIS’ SINGLE LAUNCH @ HEYA BAR
What: Christian Patey ‘This’ Single Launch w/ Ella Fence
When & Where: Friday, 9 February at Heya Bar from 8.30PM
Genre: Indie, electro pop
Cost: FREE. More event info HERE.
Sunshine Coast favourite Christian Patey is launching his new Triple J approved single This alongside Gold Coast electro pop legend Ella Fence. Join them for a night of self-discovery as you dive into their magical music.
ZOMBIE CREEK, MUULES & HUNTINGTON @ TOMCAT
RARE FINDS @ THE BEARDED LADY
What: Rare Finds feat. Genesis Owusu, Juñor, Swilo, G NIGHTZ, G Elenil, GNIGHTZ and Kraznov
When & Where: Friday, 9 February @ Black Bear Lodge from 8PM
Genre: Hip hop
Cost: $10 pre-sale ($13.80 including booking fee). More event info HERE.
Unearthing the gems of the local hip hop scene, Rare Finds brings locals Swilo, G Elenil, GNIGHTZ and Kraznov support Genesis Owusu on the Brisbane leg of his East Coast tour. Get down and discover your new favourite beats!
SATURDAY, 10 FEBRUARY
MAYHEM FOR MARY ‘RISE UP’ SINGLE LAUNCH @ FLAMIN GALAH
What: Mayhem For Mary ‘Rise Up’ Single Launch w/ He Danced Ivy and Acid Kat
When & Where: Saturday, 10 February @ Flamin’ Galah from 8PM
Cost: $10 online presale, $12 on the door. More event info HERE.
Known for their sans guitar signature sound, Brissie rock trio Mayhem For Mary are celebrating the release of their anthemic new single Rise Up. Joined by fellow local rockers He Danced Ivy and Acid Kat, this is going to be one roof-raisin’ launch that fans of Foo Fighters will love.
DEAR SOL & COUCHING TIGER @ RICS BAR
EZRA ALLEN, G ELENIL, JON MARSDEN & OLIVE AMUN @ THE MILK FACTORY
Supported by Brissie locals G Elenil, Jon Marsden and Olive Amun, Ezra Allen brings his Grow Up tour to Brisbane, blending hip hop with jazz vibes. A night of genre-bending, raw flavours sure to ignite musical sparks in your soul.
SUNDAY, 11 FEBRUARY
MANGO SUN, PASSION CACTUS, CHRIS LEE & EMPANIC @ THE BEARDED LADY
What: Mango Sun, Passion Cactus, Chris Lee and Empanic
When & Where: Sunday, 11 February at The Bearded Lady from 8PM
Genre: Psychedelic, alternative rock, ‘60s and ‘70s
Cost: $10. More event info HERE.
A huge night of local music is going down at The Bearded Lady this Sunday with ‘60s and ‘70s inspired Mango Sun joining psych-blues outfit Passion Cactus and rockers Chris Lee & The Wreckhouse and Empanic. Be sure to grab some drinks and settle in for a night of chilled-out entertainment.
THE MAILBOX CREW & HOPE D @ THE MILK FACTORY
A five-piece indie outfit from Brisbane, The Mailbox Crew are gearing up to deliver a high energy performance this Sunday alongside self-confessed, Ed-Sheeran-esque songstress Hope D. The perfect duo to spend the last day of the weekend relaxing to.