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

Banshee Presents: Undercurrents
A one night only exhibition of Newcastle artists, showcasing the broad, unique and strong creative culture of our town.The exhibition is at 6-8pm at Woodriver Studios (3/850 Hunter Street, Newcastle West), followed by music acts Belle Badi, High Estate and Mahala Williams at The Edwards. Have a look at the event page for more info.

When: Friday 18th August
Where: Exhibition at Woodriver Studios. Music and after party at The Edwards.
Tickets: free entry

Underachiever w/ Capes + All In A Year
Underachiever are teaming up with Capes for a weekend of gigs, starting in Newcastle on Friday, then playing Capes’ hometown Canberra Saturday. Have a listen to Underachiever here.

When: Friday 18th August 8pm
Where: Lass O’Gowrie Hotel
Tickets: free entry

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Luen Jacobs
After DJing at festivals such as Groovin The Moo and Splendour In The Grass, Luen Jacobs is visiting Newcastle! Event page here.

When: Saturday 19th August
Where: The Family Hotel
Tickets: free entry

CREO w/ Southern End + Thomas Macokatic
CREO are stopping in at Newcastle on their east coast tour, more details on the event page.

When: Sunday 20th August
Where: The Cambridge Hotel
Tickets: free entry

RAAVE TAPES Shut Down The Argyle House
As you can see from the poster above (art by Liz Pike), there are a HEAP of bands getting involved. 3 stages. 20 acts. Good Times.

When: Sunday 20th August
Where: Argyle House
Tickets: $15 on the door (get there early)