August Gig Guide

August 2, 2018

It’s the start of a brand new month, which means a whole new selection of epic live gigs are at your fingertips. As always, there’s a wealth of tours this month, so we’ve done you a solid and compiled our top picks for the month of August. Check out all the details at the jump and let us know who you’re keen to catch:

Flight Facilities
Australia’s favourite aviation DJs are gearing up to tour the country this month in support of their latest single, ‘All Your Love’ featuring Dustin Tebutt. This single is the fourth released by Hugo and Jimmy following their debut album, Down To Earth, and sonically is something that we haven’t heard from the boy before, yet still holds that classic Flight Facilities flavour. Expect big things from this tour, and jump on these tickets fast before they inevitably fly out the door. Check the details below:

Sydney, Enmore Theatre
Wednesday, 22nd August
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Sydney World Square, ibis Sydney Darling Harbour, ibis Sydney King Street Wharf, ibis Sydney Airport

Newcastle, Flight Facilities Newcastle Exhibition & Convention Centre
Sunday, 26th August
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Newcastle

Melbourne, Forum Theatre
Wednesday, 29th August
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Melbourne Little Bourke Street, ibis Melbourne Swanston Street, ibis Melbourne Hotel & Apartments

Adelaide, Thebarton Theatre
Friday, 29th August
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Adelaide

Courtney Barnett
Courtney Barnett has carved out a space in the music industry as one of the most beloved and respected voices in indie-rock. Following the release of her debut album, Courtney catapulted to global fame – guitar firmly in hand. Fast forward over three years and Courtney has released a duet album with rocker, Kurt Vile, as well as her sophomore album, Tell Me How You Really Feel. You can jam out with Courtney this month as she brings her impressive repertoire to stages across the country:

Adelaide, Thebarton Theatre
Friday, 17th August
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Adelaide

Brisbane, The Tivoli
Wednesday, 22nd August
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Brisbane

Sydney, Sydney Opera House
Thursday, 23rd and Saturday 25th August
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Sydney World Square, ibis Sydney Darling Harbour, ibis Sydney King Street Wharf

5SOS
It’s hard to believe that this Aussie outfit’s been around since 2011. Releasing their smash hit ‘She Looks So Perfect’ back in 2014, the boys soon became an overnight success thanks to their infectious tunes and unparalleled talent. Kicking things off in Sydney, the boys are set to cover Australia on the ‘Meet You There’ tour, but for those folk in Tassie, it might be time to hit the road to see the boys take centre stage. Check out all the deets below:

Sydney, Hordern Pavilion
Thursday, 9th August
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Sydney World Square, ibis Sydney Darling Harbour, ibis Sydney King Street Wharf

Brisbane, Brisbane Convention Centre
Saturday, 11th August
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Brisbane

Melbourne, Festival Hall
Monday, 13th August
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Melbourne Little Bourke Street, ibis Melbourne Swanston Street, ibis Melbourne Hotel & Apartments

Adelaide, Thebarton Theatre
Thursday, 16th August
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Adelaide

Perth, HBF Stadium
Saturday, 18th August
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Perth

Manu Crook$
On the one-year anniversary of his Mood Forever debut EP release, Manu Crooks will give a spectacular homecoming performance from Sydney’s Overseas Passenger Terminal. The trailblazing hip-hop artist will perform from his growing repertoire that has gained the attention all over the world, including Zane Lowe, Stormzy and Alison Wonderland to date. Supporting Manu on the evening will be B-Wise, UV Boi and Milan Ring. Check out all the details at the jump:

Sydney, Overseas Passenger Terminal
Friday, 24th August
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Sydney World Square, ibis Sydney Darling Harbour, ibis Sydney King Street Wharf

Golden Features
Everyone’s favourite gold mask-wielding DJ will be hitting the road this month in support of his debut full-length album, SECT. Golden Features is known for his deep-base, house-inspired tracks that electrify the dancefloor and his debut album is everything and more, already receiving rave reviews from critics and fans alike. Feel like cutting shapes on the dancefloor? Well, see where you can catch Golden below:

Brisbane, Eton Hills Hotel
Tuesday, 14th August
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Brisbane

Perth, Metro City
Saturday, 18th August
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Perth

Adelaide, Thebarton Theatre
Friday, 24th August
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Adelaide

Melbourne, The Forum
Sunday, 26th August
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Melbourne Little Bourke Street, ibis Melbourne Swanston Street, ibis Melbourne Hotel & Apartments

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