The music scene in Sydney is bursting with talent, but between the plethora of international acts and growing number of lesser known artists performing each week, it can be tricky to choose where to spend your time and cash. Here at the interns, we make it our mission to fit in as much music into each week as humanly possible. So check the best of what’s on this week so you can get your fix of live music without breaking the bank.
Footsie + Sk!tz Beatz
Wednesday 8th April @ Goodgod Small Club
How Much: $10
This Wednesday Goodgod are putting on a GRIME-fest, featuring UK grime lords Footsie and Sk¡tz Beatz. Footsie is one half of the Newham Generals, and has been putting out some of the world’s dirtiest beats for a long time now. Sk¡tz Beatz is also a big name producer in the UK, having been part of the production team for some of the music industry’s biggest names including Dizzee Rascal and Tempa T. Tickets on the door.
Wednesday 8th April @ Factory Theatre
How Much: $44
This week indie roots legends Dispatch are playing their first ever shows in Australia. The Boston three-piece blues and roots group met in college and officially formed as Dispatch in 1996. Having already killed it at Bluesfest in Byron, Dispatch have just announced two shows in Sydney and Melbourne. Tickets from here.
Band Of Skulls
Thursday 9th April @ Oxford Art Factory
How Much: $58.50
After making the journey from England to play Splendour In The Grass last year, Band Of Skulls clearly couldn’t get enough of Australia. As a result, they’re back on a proper tour off the back of their third LP Himilayan. A polished outfit, they bring their sweet melodies and heavy riffs to Oxford Art Factory on Thursday. Tickets are technically a tad over budget, but we guarantee that $8.50 extra will be well spent. Tickets available from here.
Saturday 11th April @ Goodgod Small Club
How Much: $12.90
Following the release of his self-titled EP, Kagu brings his lush soundscapes to Goodgod Small Club on Saturday. The project of vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Sean Healthcliff, Kagu has been making waves on FBi and Triple J since his first official single ‘Human’ was released this year. His live show will be something to behold, with former Snakadaktal members among his live support band. Tickets from here.
Super Best Friends
Saturday 11th April @ Rad Bar
How Much: $9.60
Super Best Friends will be making an appearance at Rad Bar on Saturday, supported by a huge cast of acts including Atticus, Bollywood Blondes and Shoot The Breeze. Recognised as one of Australia’s most entertaining, politically charged punk rock groups, Super Best Friends recently released their debut album ‘Status Updates’. Checking out their video below is an absolute must! Tickets from here.