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

 Photography by  Andrew Brassington  (Boys Don't Cry)

Photography by Andrew Brassington (Boys Don't Cry)

CIVIL THRILL #3: REGINA WITH DR DINGO AND THE SPACE CADETS W/ CHERRY STAIN + OILBARON + LOOSELEAF IV + S.H.R.I.M.P
As the entry fee goes to charity, this month by attending you will be supporting:
- REFUGEE ACTION NETWORK NEWCASTLE - A community group campaigning for the rights of refugees and asylum seekers locally, nationally and abroad. 
&
- AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL - whom work tirelessly to protect the safety of millions of refugees who are forced to flee their homes to escape war, genocide, torture and persecution.

Head to the event page for more info. 

When: Friday 15th December 7:30pm
Where: The Dungeon Adamstown
Tickets: $10 entry

AUXFIRE W/ THE MOVING STILLS + SOUTHERN END + UNDERACHIEVER + RUM JUNGLE + DJ SETS FROM VACATIONS + OLYMPIC FEVER + MORE
Time to give Auxfire a proper send off. From days as The Patriots playing at The Loft to now, they've had a good run but it's time to scream "PLAY HIGH" at their gig one more time. Check out the event page if you wanna get an idea of where the ~celebs~ are now (Hint: all around you- Vacations, The Treehouse Children, Scumdrops and Wavevom). 

When: Friday 16th December 8pm
Where: The Cambridge Hotel
Tickets: $10 entry

WHACKED OUT W/ PROPHECIES + REALITY DREAMING + MITCH BRYANT (ACOUSTIC) + COMPLEXANT + DIPLAZAR + OATH + SCAVENGER I BECOME + SYKEUS + ZAMPA
Presented by LostLight Bookings, 'Christmas at Club Azzurri' is their biggest event yet. There's a prize for the best dressed Christmas outfit on the night, it's all ages, and there's plenty of bands, starting from 2pm. Check out the event page for more info. 

When: Saturday 16th December 2pm ALL AGES
Where: Club Azzurri, 16 George St Kahibah
Tickets: $15 entry or $10 if you bring non-perishable food items. All food donations will be going to 'Newcastle night angles'.

VACATIONS W/ SUNSCREEN AND OILBARON
Catch them before they head to SXSW, and hear new material from their upcoming debut album. Head to the event page for more info and to check out their single 'Moving Out".

When: Sunday 17th December 6pm
Where: The Lock-Up, 90 Hunter St
Tickets: $10 entry

DYER MAKER W/ MOON DOGS + LEEMOON + BYREN + HYPNOFUZZ
Celebrating the release of their new tune 'Soul Blaze'. Jump over to triple j Unearthed and give the new track a listen before the show. Find more info on the event page. 

When: Sunday 17th December 7pm
Where: The Cambridge Hotel
Tickets: FREE ENTRY