The weather’s heating up and new music is starting to hit the airwaves, especially in Brisbane! Punters are spoilt for choice this week with multiple local acts celebrating record launches and new singles. We’ve compiled the best of the best, now it’s up to you to pick which gig(s) to land at!
WEDNESDAY. 7 NOVEMBER
JORDAN MERRICK, MOODIE GLOOM & JOHN KEENAN @ LEFTY’S OLD TIME MUSIC HALL
THURSDAY, 8 NOVEMBER
SAHARA BECK ‘HERE WE GO AGAIN’ SINGLE LAUNCH @ BLACK BEAR LODGE
To celebrate her recent showcase at BIGSOUND, Brisbane songstress Sahara Beck is launching a kaleidoscopic visual feast for her new single Here We Go Again. An intoxicating blast of art pop, Here We Go Again will get punters moving. Sahara will be joined by DVNA.
DOSED ‘REASON TO SMILE’ SINGLE LAUNCH @ THE MILK FACTORY
Sunny Coast alt-rock trio, Dosed, are unleashing their new single Reason To Smile and are playing a show alongside The Bonnie Doons to celebrate. Get to The Milk Factory this Thursday night to check it out!
WHISKY GRINN & CACTUS @ BARBARA
This show will be Whisky Grinn’s official homecoming show after returning from touring the USA. Supporting the rock trio are Gold Coast psych lords, Cactus who’ll be warmin’ your tummies up just as much as a hot Queensland summers day. Prepare to boogie!
FRIDAY, 9 NOVEMBER
FORMER ANGELS ‘BONES’ EP LAUNCH @ CROWBAR
ROO ‘TALES OF REBELLION’ EP LAUNCH @ TOMCAT
BEAR HUNT ‘YOUR HALO IS LOOSE’ SINGLE LAUNCH @ BETTY’S ESPRESSO BAR
BLOOD BANK, DEAR WILLOW & HEARTHIEVES @ HEYA BAR
SATURDAY, 10 NOVEMBER
SOUPY LARUE EP LAUNCH @ LEFTY’S OLD TIME MUSIC HALL
What: Soupy LaRue EP Launch w/ Fugitive And The Vagabond
When & Where: Saturday, 10 November @ Lefty’s Old Time Music Hall from 7.30PM
Cost: FREE. More event info HERE.
Brisbane’s quirkiest alternative-rock character, Soupy LaRue, are launching their self-titled debut EP and throwing a musical soiree of sorts to celebrate. Joining them on the night are folk-rockers Fugitive And The Vagabond. Get ready to rock in the weirdest, but most wonderful of ways when Soupy LaRue takes to the stage!
NORALYN @ THE BABY GRAND
Join local songstress Noralyn for an intimate acoustic evening of “imaginative, piano-laced alt-pop” as she performs on the resident baby grand piano at West End’s cosy new bar The Baby Grand.
Feature image: Sahara Beck by Mich Elle