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

Arcades and Lions w/ The Moving Stills + In Motion + Southern End + SOY
Arcades and Lions EP release featuring a talented line-up of supports to start the night. Head to the event page for your chance to win a $50 bar tab, a shirt and a physical copy of their EP!

When: Friday 23rd June
Where: The Cambridge Hotel
Tickets: free entry before 9pm

Zen Haircuts w/ Shysters + FRITZ + Cherry Stain + Milky Thred
ALL AGES!!! CHEAP AS CHIPS!!! GOOD MUSIC!!! More details on the event page. PS. You can also catch FRITZ at The Cambridge on Thursday night.

When: Friday 23rd June 6:30pm
Where: The Commons (All Ages)
Tickets: $5 entry

Dan Southward w/ Ben Leece + Brock Henry
Head to Stag & Hunter for a bit of blues and folk sounds. Free entry! Find the event page here. Have a listen to the stripped back version of his track “Jemima” he performed this year for the Secret Garden Sessions.

When: Friday 23rd June 8pm
Where: The Stag & Hunter Hotel
Tickets: free entry

Holy Holy w/ The Money War + Machine Age
Responsible for creating one of my favourite albums of 2017, Paint, Holy Holy have proved their creative strengths and will be showcasing them on their national tour. Listen to the album for yourself, and have a look at the visual project that accompanied it, featuring Newcastle artist James Drinkwater (who created the album’s cover art). Find the event page here.

When: Saturday 24th June
Where: The Small Ballroom
Tickets: sold out

Beach Street 6
Music, art, stalls and more are hitting Beach Street 6 this Saturday. Boilermakers (Matt Okine + Dinnertime Duke) are headlining the event, with sets from Voodoo Youth, PALS, The Owls and heaps more. Set times are up on their Facebook page.

When: Saturday 24th June
Where: Lass O’Gowrie Hotel
Tickets: $10, presale tickets available at the Lass