October Gig Guide

October 3, 2018

October mantra: keep calm and dance like no one’s watching. This month is a huge one for those who love to hit the d-floor. From dancing queens, to EDM kings, we’ve curated our top picks below. Check ‘em out and let us know who you’re keen to #shakeitoff to this month.

Taylor Swift
The old Taylor might be dead, but the new Taylor is alive and kicking tour #goals. Despite her sixth album reputation receiving a comparatively lukewarm reception in 2017, the accompanying tour has been breaking records all over North America. Expect fireworks, tunes and lots of snakes as Tay-tay brings her tour down under this month.

Perth, Optus Stadium
Friday, 19th October
Tickets: Live Nation
Accommodation: ibis Perth

Melbourne, Marvel Stadium
Friday, 26th October
Tickets: Live Nation
Accommodation: ibis Melbourne Little Bourke Street, ibis Melbourne Swanston Street, ibis Melbourne Hotel & Apartments

Sydney, ANZ Stadium
Friday, 2nd November
Tickets: Live Nation
Accommodation: ibis Sydney World Square, ibis Sydney Darling Harbour, ibis Sydney King Street Wharf, ibis Sydney Olympic Park

Brisbane, The Gabba
Tuesday, 6th November
Tickets: Live Nation
Accommodation: ibis Brisbane

Panic! At The Disco
Get ready to release your inner-emo from 2005 as Panic! At The Disco tours nationally this month. The band, better known for their throwback tracks and guy-liner, are touring off the back of their latest album, Pray For The Wicked, which has spawned hit singles ‘High Hopes’ and ‘Saturday Night’. Check out all the details at the jump.

Sydney, Qudos Bank Arena
Saturday, 6th October
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Sydney World Squareibis Sydney Darling Harbouribis Sydney King Street Wharfibis Sydney Olympic Park

Adelaide, Adelaide Entertainment Centre
Tuesday, 9th October
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Adelaide

Brisbane, Riverstage
Thursday, 11th October
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Brisbane

Melbourne, Melbourne Arena
Saturday, 13th October
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Melbourne Little Bourke Streetibis Melbourne Swanston Streetibis Melbourne Hotel & Apartments

Wafia
2018 has been the biggest year to date for indie-pop star on the rise, Wafia. After dropping her second EP, VIII, she then featured on one of the hottest songs of the season, ‘Better Not’, with Louis the Child. With an eclectic catalogue of smooth electronic tracks, and downtempo R&B, there’s no doubt that Wafia is one to watch. Check out all the tour details at the jump!

Melbourne, Howler
Friday, 5th October
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Melbourne Little Bourke Streetibis Melbourne Swanston Streetibis Melbourne Hotel & Apartments

Brisbane, Woolly Mammoth
Saturday, 6th October
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Brisbane

Sydney, Oxford Art Factory
Friday, 12th October
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Sydney World Squareibis Sydney Darling Harbouribis Sydney King Street Wharf

Perth, The Sewing Room
Friday, 19th October
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Perth

Adelaide, Jive
Saturday, 20th October
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Adelaide

Cher
Do you believe in life after love? There’s no doubt that the full-of-life songstress does, with a career spanning over 50 years across music, TV and film. And there are no signs of slowing for the ‘Turn Back Time’ singer, having recently released an entire album of ABBA covers, as well as appearing in Mama Mia 2 (there’s definitely a theme here…). You can catch her at the below dates as she tours across Australia.

Melbourne, Rod Laver Arena
Friday, 5th & Saturday, 6th October
Tickets: Live Nation
Accommodation: ibis Melbourne Little Bourke Streetibis Melbourne Swanston Streetibis Melbourne Hotel & Apartments

Adelaide, Adelaide Entertainment Centre
Tuesday, 9th October
Tickets: Live Nation
Accommodation: ibis Adelaide

Perth, Perth Arena
Friday, 12th October
Tickets: Live Nation
Accommodation: ibis Perth

Sydney, Qudos Bank Arena
Thursday, 18th & Saturday, 20th October
Tickets: Live Nation
Accommodation: ibis Sydney World Squareibis Sydney Darling Harbouribis Sydney King Street Wharfibis Sydney Olympic Park

Kygo
Looking to dance this October? Well, look no further than tropical-EDM prince, Kygo. It’s been a pretty huge year for the Norwegian native, headlining Coachella and touring off the back of his second studio album, Kids in Love. Kygo has collabed with everyone from Miguel, to Selena Gomez, and Aussie acoustic duo Angus and Julia Stone. Expect all these choons and more as Kygo tours the country this month.

Sydney, Hordern Pavilion
Friday, 19th October
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Sydney World Squareibis Sydney Darling Harbouribis Sydney King Street Wharf

Melbourne, Sidney Myer Music Bowl
Saturday, 20th October
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Melbourne Little Bourke Streetibis Melbourne Swanston Streetibis Melbourne Hotel & Apartments

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