The band featured this week in The RiotACT Gig Guide is four piece punk and noise band Needledick, who will be playing as part of The Riff Filled Phoenix tonight. From 8 pm at The Phoenix, check out Needledick, Monoceros, Mule and The New Party for a night of heavy rock and guitars!
Legendary Australian folk duo Angus & Julia Stone are back in the nation’s capital, performing on Thursday night from 7.30 pm at the UC Refectory. Over at The Basement, the 2 Years Of Silence East Coast tour is in town starting from 7 pm, featuring a fistful of metal acts in Our Anchored Hearts, Silence The Unknown, Snake Eyes and others.
Sydney punk group Tim & The Boys will be launching their LP ‘Growing’ at The Phoenix from 7 pm Friday, while at The Basement, metalcore acts Amberyse and The Motion Below will be on from 7 pm. On Saturday check out Trophy Eyes at The Basement with Bad Juju and HighView, and at 7 pm, Pleased To Jive You and Northbourne Flats will be tearing down Smith’s Alternative. More details below!
- The Riff Filled Phoenix: Monoceros, Mule, Needledick and The New Party @ The Phoenix, 8 pm start
- Smith’s Varietal #119: MC Rob Shiells w/ acts TBA @ Smith’s Alternative, 9.30 pm start
- Canberra Shanty Club @ The Phoenix, 6.30 – 8.30 pm
- Greg Stott Trio @ Smith’s Alternative, 7 pm start
- 2 Years Of Silence East Coast Tour: Our Anchored Hearts, Silence The Unknown, Snake Eyes, Black Mountain, Deathbeds and Cognisant @ The Basement, 7 pm start
- Angus & Julia Stone @ UC Refectory, 7.30 pm start
- Alice Terry ‘6 Foot Deep’ single launch @ Smith’s Alternative, 9.30 pm start
- Tim & The Boys ‘Growing’ LP launch w/ Spike Vincent and Sob Story @ The Phoenix, 7 pm start
- Amberyse and The Motion Below w/ Traces, Rumours, Deathbeds and Cognisant @ The Basement, 7 pm start
- Montgomery Church and Smith & Jones @ Smith’s Alternative, 7 pm start
- Hayley Jensen @ Harmonie German Club, 7 pm start
- Missy Higgins ‘Solastalgia’ tour @ Canberra Theatre Centre, 7.45 pm start **SOLD OUT**
- An Evening of Doom and Despair: Requiem of the Dead, Futility, Black Mountain and And Then Silence @ Transit Bar, 8 pm start
- Juggernaut @ Rose Cottage, 8 pm start
- Mark Wilkinson ‘Wasted Hours’ world tour @ The Street Theatre, 8 pm start
- Like Thieves ‘Never See It Coming’ tour w/ Khan and Immorium @ The Basement, 8 pm start
- Canbeurovision @ Smith’s Alternative, 9.30 pm start
- Caitlin Plunkett @ Old Canberra Inn, 2 pm start
- Trophy Eyes w/ Bad Juju and HighView @ The Basement, 7 pm start
- Pleased To Jive You and Northbourne Flats @ Smith’s Alternative, 7 pm start
- James Reyne @ The Street Theatre, 7.30 pm start
- Urban Drover @ Rose Cottage, 8 pm start
- The Silencio ‘Anathema’ tour w/ Silentia, Chasing Nimbus, The Colours Are, Cognisant and SANFRED @ The Basement, 8 pm start
- Velvet Mafia @ Transit Bar, 8.30 pm start
- Sunday Jazz Jam @ Smith’s Alternative, 1.30 pm start
- James Reyne @ The Street Theatre, 3 pm start
- Dale @ Rose Cottage, 3 pm start
- Josh Veneris @ Old Canberra Inn, 4 pm start
- Lulu Swing @ Smith’s Alternative, 4 pm start
- Sean – Hardcover @ Rose Cottage, 7 pm start
- Old Timey Tuesday @ Smith’s Alternative, 7 pm start
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