Top 5 Gigs to go to this week, by Brooke Tunbridge / by Brooke Tunbridge

Underachiever w/ Antonia & The Lazy Suzans + All In A Year 
Thursday Night Live is this week hosting Underachiever’s EP launch. The band have been busy recording music at The Grove Studios and are keen to share it with you! 

When: Thursday 4th  May
Where: The Cambridge Hotel
Tickets: $5 on the door 

Oliver Tank w/ special guests
Sydney-based producer Oliver Tank has just released his debut album and is bringing his electronic tracks to The Small Ballroom. Have a listen to his single "Charlene" here.  

When: Thursday 4th May  
Where: The Small Ballroom
Tickets: Oztix 

FEMME Festival: CHiMERA w/ Fritz + Enfant Terrible + Skinpin + Sleeping Dogs + more

A female fronted festival/house show celebrating women in creative fields.  Alternative punk sounds coming to you from Canberra, Wollongong, Sydney and of course, Newcastle. The $10 entry fee includes vegan food, a download code for CHiMERA's new single "Medusa", and stickers from the band. Support the DIY event culture in Newcastle! This is an ALL AGES event. More info on the event page.  

When: Friday 5th  May 3pm
Where: 16 Dunkley Avenue, New Lambton
Tickets: $10 on the door

No-Fi Records Presents: Voodoo Youth & William John Jr EP Launch w/ Nicholas Connors + another support act TBA
If you're yet to grab a 7" split EP from Voodoo Youth & William John Jr, they will be for sale at the show! 

When: Friday 5th May
Where: The Cambridge Hotel
Tickets: Free before 9pm, $10 entry after

Narara Music Festival: The Vanns w/ The Snowdroppers + Chase The Sun + Polish Club + more
"No nostalgia acts, no glamping, no yoga, just sweet music, awesome food stalls, 2 fully stocked bars & loads of good times". Check out the other acts on the event page

When: Saturday 6th May
Where: Mt Penang Gardens- 16 The Avenue, Kariong 2250
Tickets: ticketbooth