9 Brisbane Music Gigs You Need to Attend

From the archives: This post is from our original site, MyCityLife, back on 19 September 2019

There are so many amazing musicians on tour right now so get out your calendar, grab your mates and start making plans to check out some of the best gigs coming our way.

Troye Sivan, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
7.30pm, Monday September 23

Troye Sivan has become an iconic pop prince with his single BLOOM blazing the charts across the world. He’s layered electropop with constant tinges of EDM will have you dancing in ecstasy. 

Seeker Lover Keeper, The Triffid
7.30pm, Thursday October 3 

Renowned musicians in their own right, Sarah Blasko, Sally Seltmann and Holly Throsby banded together to create some of the most beautiful harmonies that will give you all those spine tingly feels, it’s a must-see live act. Celebrating their new single Wild Seeds.

The Jungle Giants, Fortitude Music Hall
7.30pm, Friday October 4

Brisbane local the Jungle Giants have sold shows across the nation and have added more shows for those who missed out! In 2018, 4 of their songs features in triple J’s hottest 100 countdown. Singles Feel The Way I do, On Your Way Down, Bad Dream and Used to be in love, won them a 2018 Aria for  Best Independent Album/EP. Showcasing their new single Heavy Hearted. The Jungle Giants are back with more music to move your body to. Do check em out if you want to have an endless night of dancing and good times and get tickets while you can, they no doubt will sell out.

Amyl & The Sniffers, The Zoo 
7pm, Saturday October 5 – SOLD OUT 

Punk Rockers Amyl & The Sniffers are blazing a trail of destruction after a world tour supporting their mates King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard. Amyl & The Sniffers anarchic punk style is iconic of late 70’s early 80’s yob rock, that captured the attention of none other than fashion powerhouse Gucci, yep. Featuring in the #GUCCIGIG campaign. With her distinctive platinum mullet, red lippy, chipped tooth and IDGAF attitude, lead vocalist Amy Taylor’s attacking rockstar performance is set to stun. We can’t for some ol’ fashion mosh nonsense.

Donny Benet, The Zoo 
7pm, Friday October 11

One of the standouts of Bigsound Festival 2017, Donny Benet brings a party with post disco sounds and sexy sax solos. You’ll be transport you back in time to an era of shoulder pads, hair crimped up in scrunchies, and metallic suits. Seriously cool and super fun. His Singles Santorini and Konichiwa are smooth and seductive synthy rhythms while his new track Second Dinner does not disappoint adding a bit of a funky fusion to the mix. 

Angie McMahon, The Tivoli 
Saturday October 12 

Singles, Missing me & Slow Mover are on frequent rotation on the J’s. Her voice is strong yet smooth in its depth. She sinks to low octaves before belting out at great heights, her range is impeccable, her presents modest. Her tour aptly named “Hey I made an album”. 

Regurgitator, The Tivoli 
5pm, Saturday October 26
3pm, Sunday October 27

Brisbane locals known as “The Gurg” topped Triple J’s hottest 100 Australian Music Albums of all time with their 1997 UNIT. A classic album spanned genres and never gets old, (The Song Formally Known As) still a party favourite. Go see this gig because 1) Local Brissie Icons 2) Nostalgia 3) The seasoned musos know how to put on a dam good show. 

Ali Barter, The Zoo 
7pm, Thursday October 31

The 2013 Triple J Unearthed winner for her song Run you downshe then went on to release two singles from her debut album A Suitable Girl, Far Away and Girlie Bits. Ali Barter performed on Like a Version covering  Tame Impala’s Cause I’m a Man. She returns with her new album tour ‘Hello, I’m doing my best’ which is out October 18th and her new single Ur a Piece of Sh*t and Backseat.

The Chemical Brothers & The Avalanches (DJ set), Brisbane Riverstage
6pm, Thursday October 31

4 time Grammy award winners The Chemical Brothers,  No Geography Live 2019 tour has received critical acclaim. Spanning their 3 decade career The Chem Bros have sold more than 12 million albums, six million singles worldwide have had six #1 albums in the UK, and where the first electronic act ever to receive a Grammy, taking home Best Rock Instrumental Performance for ‘Block Rockin Beats’ in 1998. The Chemical Brothers are gracing our shores for the first time since 2013, a not to be missed show for fans of the EDM pioneers. 


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