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


Alex Lahey
After shredding in Wollongong over the weekend for Yours & Owls Festival, Alex Lahey is making her way to Newcastle for a free, all ages in store performance and signing (what a legend)! Her debut album I Love You Like A Brother is set to be released this Friday, so you'll hear plenty of new material. If you miss out on The Edwards Shop performance, or just love Alex Lahey, she's playing a full show at 48 Watt St tonight, find tickets here!

When: Wednesday 4th October (tonight) 6pm
Where: The Edwards Shop
Tickets: FREE and it's ALL AGES

Newy Band Smash
Band competition for Newy based youth bands, get amongst it! Check out the event page.

When: Friday 6th October 7pm
Where: The Croat
Tickets: $5 entry fee, ALL AGES

Hoon w/ Shysters + Kookpunchr + Pesci
Hoon are back, now with an album, and a solid line-up of supports. Young Henrys are making sure there's plenty of beer to go around. Event page and more info here. 

When: Sunday 8th October 8pm
Where: The Cambridge Hotel
Tickets: Free entry

Grrls to the Front: BOUDICCA w/ Fux and the Sound + India (Chimera) + more
Presented by Reclaim the Night Newcastle, Grrls to the Front is a night of celebrating women, non binary and gender diverse people in music. Find the event page here.

When: Sunday 8th October 8pm
Where: Hamilton Station Hotel
Tickets: Free entry however as this is a fundraising event in support of Reclaim the Night Newcastle, donations are encouraged.

All donations are tax deductible, and can be made on the night or at:

Jim Dusty EP Launch w/ H. + Lachlan X. Morris + Grace Turner
Jim Dusty has just released his second EP 'Taking Inventory',and to celebrate is hitting the road for a string of shows, bringing fellow Canberra act H. with him. 

When: Sunday 8th October 5pm
Where: The Commons
Tickets: $10 on the door, ALL AGES