Every week there’s oodles of things to keep you entertained in this fine city. To help you whittle down your options, we’ve compiled the Top 10 Gigs happening in Brisbane this week for $10 (or less). That’s cheaper than most cocktails…
TUESDAY, 7 JUNE
Hayley Marsten's Last Tango In Brisbane @ Rics Bar
It’s been 3.5 years since Gladstone native Hayley Marsten arrived in Brisbane bound for university. Now only a few weeks out from graduating and with oodles of gigs under her belt, she’s farewelling her adopted city at the venue where she played her first Brisbane show. They’ll be new songs, throwbacks and everything in between. So lace up your country boots and get on down to give Hayley a smashing farewell!
THURSDAY, 9 JUNE
Second Affair feat. Banter Club & Wearn @ The Zoo
A prelude farewell to The Zoo’s legendary owner Joc Curran and welcome to new owner Pixie Weyand, this celebration is set to be monumental. Championing the night will be local indie-pop rockers Banter Club and Wearn.
Indie Empire feat. Street Pieces & Outside The Academy @ Empire Hotel
What: Indie Empire feat. Street Pieces & Outside The Academy
When & Where: Thursday, 9 June @ Empire Hotel from 8.30PM
Cost: Free. More event info here.
Brisbane’s hottest new indie night is back, this time with groove-based rockers Street Pieces and experimental duo Outside The Academy. If you’re looking for a laid-back night out full of good vibes, look no further than Indie Empire!
FRIDAY, 10 JUNE
Buttermilk feat. The Brains Trust, Peach Fur & The Rocket Sox @ The Milk Factory
What: Buttermilk feat. The Brains Trust, Peach Fur & The Rocket Sox
When & Where: Friday, 10 June @ The Milk Factory from 7.30PM
Genre: Soul, reggae, roots, psych rock
Cost: $10. More event info here.
Vincent & Jules’ Buttermilk Series is fast becoming a staple in the local music scene. A full-cream show with half the fat, this month’s instalment brings The Brains Trust, Peach Fur and The Rocket Sox – three of the city’s hippest soul/reggae/roots acts – together under one roof.
Former Angels' ‘Shadow By The Sun’ Tour @ The Brightside
Brisbane’s favourite new purveyors of rock n roll, Former Angels, are launching their new single Shadow By The Sun with a string of shows along the East Coast, finishing with a homecoming celebration at The Brightside. An instant rock classic, Shadow By The Sun will imbed itself into your ears, while the band’s electrifying live show will leave you wanting more!
Seas Of Valoria Album Launch @ Crowbar
SIMON SIMON'S ‘Nothing To Say’ Single Launch @ The Zoo
Brisbane based psych-pop duo SIMON SIMON are releasing Nothing To Say, a banger professing how little they have to say. They’ll be joined by buoyant electronic producer Isaac Cavallaro, alt-pop dude Kieran T. Stevenson and dream-pop newbies First Beige for one massive party at The Zoo this Friday night!
SUNDAY, 11 JUNE
The Halls 'Lemonade' Single Launch @ New Globe Theatre
A band of contrasts, The Halls are difficult to pigeonhole. Their debut single Lemonade casts a playful yet critical eye upon Australian environmental issues and first world consumerism. Helping them celebrate their release will be psych-folk-rock collective Golden Age Of Ballooning, Sydney’s indie-pop darlings Bad Pony, and theatrical pop-rock outfit LULU AND THE CUTTHROATS. This is one fizzy, sugary show you’ll want to get along to!
Laneway Sessions @ Bakery Lane
Lost Boys, Kiosk Bakery Lane, I Heart Brownies and Mi + Mian will each be providing a $15 special for all our Bakery Lane peeps, and some of Brisbane’s best solo artists and duos will be curating the tunes for the day keeping the vibes high and prices low!