The Gorman Sessions are taking over Ainslie Arts Centre this weekend with a lovingly curated line-up of cutting-edge songwriters, bands and sound artists from around the country. Pheno, Lily Morris, Sebastian Field, Bonniesongs, Jim Dusty, Eleanor Malborn & Hannah De Feyter and Mess Esque will be appearing across three nights in the iconic Ainslie Main Hall.
Hometown hip hop/RnB artist Ike(from)Pluto is heading up the massive line-up for The Landing at The Polo in Turner this Saturday night. Canberran Afrobeats artist Partyateleven and DJ IM-OL are also on the line-up, joining a host of dancers and MC Tevin Miro. The show is co-presented by streetwear brand Kriss Kross and supported by innovative arts enthusiasts You Are Here, making it a truly collaborative community event.
Elsewhere, Lucy Sugerman and Nina Leo are heading up a packed Saturday night at Transit Bar, and climate-aligned party band An Inconvenient Groove join Alpha Goose and Ivy Lore for Thursday’s sideway Band Night.
- Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts @ Wesley Music Centre – 12:40 pm
- Old Timey Wednesday @ Smith’s Alternative – 4:00 pm
- Classical Capers @ Smith’s Alternative – 7:00 pm
- The Burley Griffin, Kilroy @ Capital Brewing Co. – 7:30 pm
- Jovial Buffalo @ Hippo – 8:00 pm
- Pro Jazz Jam @ Molly – 8:30 pm.
- Samantha Sly @ National Press Club – 6:00 pm
- Thursday Jams with GCT @ Blackbird – 6:30 pm
- Celebrate Diversity Band Competition Heat 2 @ Harmonie German Club – 6:30 pm
- Gorman Sessions: Pheno, Lily Morris, Sebastian Field @ Ainslie Arts Centre – 6:30 pm
- SW Band Night: Alpha Goose, An Inconvenient Groove, Ivy Lore @ sideway – 7:00 pm
- Cash4Drag @ Boardwalk – 7:30 pm
- Fred Smith Welcome Concert To Aid Recently Arrived Afghan Refugees @ Canberra Theatre Centre – 7:30 pm
- Parklands, Kilroy, Signs & Symbols @ Transit Bar – 8:00 pm
- Bourbon Street Late Night Jazz @ Molly – 9:30 pm.
- Smith’s Irish Jam @ Smith’s Alternative – 4:00 pm
- Wayne Kelly @ National Press Club – 6:00 pm
- Renae Stone @ Magoo’s Cafe & Bar – 6:00 pm
- Celebrate Diversity Band Competition Heat 3 @ Harmonie German Club – 6:30 pm
- Bird’s Nest Presents: Sheldon Keys @ Blackbird – 6:30 pm
- Gorman Sessions: Mess Esque, Eleanor Malborn/Hannah De Feyter @ Ainslie Arts Centre – 6:30 pm
- Phoenix Collective Quartet: Darkness and Light @ Wesley Music Centre – 7:00 pm
- The Cool @ The Glen – 7:00 pm
- Park Avenue Band @ Artists Shed – 7:30 pm
- Neon Honey @ The RUC – 7:30 pm
- Drag Cabaret @ Smith’s Alternative – 8:00 pm
- Live Music @ Canberra Irish Club – 8:00 pm
- Karaoke @ Boardwalk – 9:00 pm.
- Leo Joseph’s Blues Piano Session @ Smith’s Alternative – 12:30 pm
- Johnny Huckle @ Old Canberra Inn – 2:00 pm
- Dead Peasants, A Commoner’s Revolt, Kater Dy @ Smith’s Alternative – 3:00 pm
- Gorman Sessions: Bonniesongs, The Jim Dusty Drive-Thru Garbage Casino @ Ainslie Arts Centre – 6:30 pm
- Woodface @ Magoo’s Cafe & Bar – 7:00 pm
- Northbourne, Nora, Mr Industry @ The Basement – 7:00 pm
- The Landing: Ike(from)Pluto, Partyateleven, IM-OL @ Polish White Eagle Club – 7:30 pm
- Stun! A Queer Variety Show @ Boardwalk – 8:00 pm
- Lucy Sugerman, Nina Leo, Smart Casual @ Transit Bar – 8:00 pm.
- CBS Monthly Blues Jam: The Sunbears @ Harmonie German Club – 1:00 pm
- Monica Moore Duo @ Magoo’s Cafe & Bar – 2:00 pm
- The Storytellers Ensemble: Piazzolla, A Century of Tango @ Wesley Music Centre – 3:00 pm
- Matt Dent @ The Glen – 3:00 pm
- Dave Graney and Clare Moore @ Smith’s Alternative – 4:00 pm
- Tash-Eloise @ Old Canberra Inn – 4:00 pm
- Molly House Band @ Molly – 6:00 pm.
- Lunchulele @ Smith’s Alternative – 12:30 pm
- Monday Night Jazz feat. New Exchange @ Molly – 7:30 pm
- Sunbears @ Hippo – 8:00 pm.