Winter has officially arrived, but that’s no excuse to stay in. Instead, why not warm up on the dancefloor to the beats of our city’s finest musicians. We’ve done the research, and here’s our Top 10 Winter Warmer Gigs happening in Brisbane this week!
THURSDAY 7 JUNE
WITHOUT MYTH & THE VESSELS @ CROWBAR
TWINFOLDS, EARTHLINGS, DANGERPENNY & THE BABY BREAKS @ THE ZOO
What: Twinfolds, Earthlings, Dangerpenny & The Baby Breaks
When & Where: Thursday, 7 June at The Zoo from 7.30PM
Cost: $5. More event info HERE.
For the price of a coffee you can check out some of Brisbane’s coolest bands this Thursday night at The Zoo – only five buckaroos! Taking to the stage are Twinfolds, Earthlings, Dangerpenny and The Baby Breaks.
FRIDAY 8 JUNE
DIRTY HEARTS ABLUM LAUNCH @ TOMCAT
What: Dirty Hearts ‘General Bitterness and Inner-City Moonshine’ Album Launch
When & Where: Friday, 8 June at Tomcat from 8PM
Cost: FREE. More event info HERE.
Brissie rockers Dirty Hearts are stoked to share their debut album General Bitterness and Inner-City Moonshine. They’re welcoming their new record to the world with a show alongside music besties Elba Lane and fellow friends Mudshadows and The Dark Moon Society.
SATURDAY 9 JUNE
THE BELLADONNAS ARE BACK @ THE MILK FACTORY
Previously known as The Rocket Sox, The Belladonnas have regrouped with a new name and fresh alt-rock sound, which they’re sharing for the first time at The Milk Factory this Saturday night. Joining them to celebrate their return to music are The Mailbox Crew and Fox Ache. Yeow!
VOIID ‘NOT FOR YOU’ SINGLE LAUNCH @ PHASE 4 RECORDS & CASSETTES
Queensland’s favourite “girl-shriek” punk-rockers, VOIID, have gifted us their new single Not For You, and it’s time to celebrate. They’ll be launching this banger with a free show at Phase 4 Records & Cassettes (on Ann St in Brisbane CBD) this Saturday, so grab your friends and enjoy the party.
FAUX BANDIT ‘LYREBIRD LUNGS’ SINGLE LAUNCH @ THE BEARDED LADY
A rock duo of epic proportions, Brisbane’s Faux Bandit are an act to keep your eyes (and ears) on. They’ll be launching their latest incarnation, single Lyrebird Lungs, this weekend, with the help of fellow rockers Elko Fields, Bad Sext and HeartThieves. Get your rock socks on for this one!
DON AND THE MOBSTERS SINGLE LAUNCH @ TOMCAT
What: Don and the Mobsters ‘I Wish My Exes Lived In Texas’ Single Launch
When & Where: Saturday, 9 June at Tomcat from 8PM
Genre: Blues rock
Cost: FREE. More event info HERE.
If you’ve ever been jaded in love (and let’s face it, who hasn’t), then a dose of Don and the Mobsters belting out their new banger I Wish My Exes Lived In Texas is just what you need. Head along to their single launch and feel the comradery, while also checking out the beautiful tunes of singer-songwriter Hope D.
QUBE EFFECT AWARDS @ BRISBANE POWERHOUSE
It’s time to celebrate the conclusion of The QUBE Effect and the plethora of talented local musicians they’ve unearthed. The QUBE Effect Awards will celebrate 24 finalists including soloists, duos and bands and award competition prizes across a range of genres. Come down and discover your favourite new Brisbane artist!
SUNDAY 10 JUNE
LAST TIL DAWN EP LAUNCH @ BLACK BEAR LODGE
In honour of their first anniversary together as a band, pop-punksters, Last Til Dawn are releasing their debut EP Tales of a Hopeless Romantic with a shindig at Black Bear Lodge. They’ll be joined by mates Lachlan McKay, Whisky Grinn, Roadhouse and Tim Sparks Fire. Don’t be the last to know, get acquainted with Last Til Dawn now.
BRENDAN THE BARD & HEY BABY @ RIC’S BAR