Best acts to catch this July

July 2, 2018

We’re officially halfway through 2018 which is pretty crazy, hey? With time flying by so fast, it’s never been more important to take a second to smell the roses and/or go to a bunch of gigs with your mates. With a load of awesome festivals on this month, as well as some epic international artists gracing our shores, there is a whole lot of live music to get around in July. But with so much choice, it can be a little overwhelming. To help you out, we’ve curated our top tour picks for the month. Check them out below and let us know who you’re keen to see!

Cosmo’s Midnight
After years of dropping bangers, the boys of Cosmo’s Midnight have finally dropped their debut album – and it does not disappoint. What Comes Next is full of absolute tunes and collabs that will leave you wanting more. Lucky for you, the boys are taking the album on tour this month so you can hear the entire record – plus all their classic tracks – live. Check out the details below.

 

Melbourne, The Corner Hotel
Wednesday, July 11 – Friday, July 13
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Melbourne Little Bourke Street, ibis Melbourne Swanston Street

Perth, Jack Rabbit Slim’s
Sunday, July 15
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Perth

Sydney, The Metro
Saturday, July 21
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Sydney World Square, ibis Sydney Darling Harbour, ibis Sydney King Street Wharf

The Hot Dub Time Machine
If you’re looking for a party, then look no further than Hot Dub Time Machine. This act has quickly become synonymous with a good time with their feel good, throwback sets that pay homage to the choons of both past and present. Strap on your dancing shoes, because the gig goes for an epic two and a half hours. See where they’re hitting up below. Not playing your home town? Sounds like the perfect excuse for a road trip.

 

Brisbane, The Tivoli
Friday, July 6
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Brisbane

Melbourne, Forum Theatre
Saturday, July 21
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Melbourne Little Bourke Streetibis Melbourne Swanston Street

Sydney, Enmore Theatre
Friday, July 27
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Sydney World Squareibis Sydney Darling Harbouribis Sydney King Street Wharf

CHVRCHES
Headed up by vocalist Lauren Mayberry, CHVRCHES made waves with their breakout single, ‘The Mother We Share’, and a fresh, genre-bending sound. Fast forward seven years, and the group have dropped their third album, Love Is Dead. This record sees the trio skew even further into the pop sphere, with catchy hooks, soaring vocals and danceable synths. The group are heading to Australia for Splendour, but if you didn’t nab tickets, you can catch them at the below dates.

 

Sydney, Hordern Pavilion
Sunday, July 22
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Sydney World Squareibis Sydney Darling Harbouribis Sydney King Street Wharf

Melbourne, Margaret Court Arena
Monday, July 23
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Melbourne Little Bourke Streetibis Melbourne Swanston Street

P!nk
For some reason Aussies really love P!nk. We understand – she’s an amazing singer/dancer/acrobat who puts on one hell of a show. Well, Australia loves our gal Alecia Moore so much that she’ll be putting on nearly 40 shows over the next two months. Pretty incredible by anyone’s standards. Expect a lot of throwback bangers, insane vocals and aerial acrobatics at the below gigs:

 

Perth, Perth Arena
July 3 – 7
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Perth

Adelaide, Adelaide Entertainment Centre
July 10 – 14
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Adelaide

Melbourne, Rod Laver Arena
July 16 – 28
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Melbourne Little Bourke Streetibis Melbourne Swanston Street

Spin Off Festival
Did you miss out on tickets to Splendour In The Grass? Well, good news. Spin Off Festival is back after a five year hiatus, bringing you a bunch of epic artists from the Splendour line-up, plus more. Expect epic performances by The Wombats, The Smith Street Band, Meg Mac and The Jungle Giants, just to name a few. Check out all the details below, as well as some sweet accommodation to make the ultimate road trip adventure with your mates.

 

Adelaide, Adelaide Showground
Friday, July 20
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Adelaide

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