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

We're spoilt for choice this week, with not only gigs, but creative events for the This Is Not Art Festival and music festivals like Sweaty Palms in Erina, or Yours & Owls Festival in Wollongong where RAAVE TAPES will be shredding the stage on Sunday. I've somehow narrowed it down to five, but if you do a little bit of searching you'll be sure to find plenty more!

AJJ (Andrew Jackson Jihad) w/ special guests
AJJ heading to Newcastle all the way from Phoenix, Arizona. After touring with The Smith Street Band in 2015 they’ve released their sixth album The Bible 2. Catch their show before they head to Yours & Owls Festival over the weekend.

When: Thursday 28th September
Where: Hamilton Station Hotel
Tickets: Oztix

Cosmic Spice w/ Arcades and Lions + Sister Rosicky
Presented by Steel City Music, free show tomorrow night. Head to the event page for more info and to listen to "Lucid Dream" the new track from Cosmic Spice. 

When: Thursday 28th September
Where: Lass O'Gowrie Hotel
Tickets: free entry

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No-Fi Fridays: '97 Grand Final 20th Anniversary: Dumb Punts w/ OILBARON + S.M. Jenkins + Fuzz Sucker + Ill Sylvester
AKA the most Newcastle you can get. Apparently the 1997 game will be played in between sets. Read the poster by Krystyan Nowak, it's way cooler than anything I'll say here.

When: Friday 29th September
Where: The Cambridge Hotel
Tickets: $10 entry

Dan Sultan
After the release of his latest album Killer earlier this year, Dan Sultan is touring with a full band, and bringing a collection of new music to showcase. Ticket info below. 

When: Friday 29th September
Where: Bar on the Hill @ UON
Tickets: oztix

Dashville Skyline
A weekender at an epic location featuring international acts such as Valerie Jue and Declan O'Rourke, along with Aussie talent and a handful of local acts like Nicholas Connors and Demi Mitchell.

Head to the event page for all of the info.

When: Friday 29th September - Sunday 1st October
Where: Dashville- 103 Kirkton Road, Belford, New South Wales 2335
Tickets: Dashville