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The Oxford Art Factory, Sydney – September 2010 Shows and Tickets

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  ELECTRIC EMPIRE – Oxford Art Factory – 08 Sep 2010
From the opening track of the debut album by Melbourne outfit Electric Empire, one could be forgiven for believing youd unearthed a collection of Curtis Mayfield or Al Green rarities, with a modern twist, channeling Stevie Wonder with The Beatles influence.

 
  FIRST AID KIT (SWEDEN) – Oxford Art Factory – 09 Sep 2010
First Aid Kit is Johanna and Klara Sderberg. In 2008, the exceptionally gifted Swedish teenage sisters caught the attention of music aficionados world wide when Fleet Foxes gave their nod of approval to the duo’s stunning version of ‘Tiger Mountain Peasant Song’.

 
  UP LATE WITH JIM SHIRLAW – Oxford Art Factory – 09 Sep 2010 – FREE
A band that lately have been more like a troupe of mad scientists, pouring over their cauldrons of EP magic; The Go Roll Your Bones re-materialise on stage to headline this week’s ‘up late with Jim Shirlaw’ hopefully spreading the love of some exquisite well-rehearsed studio time! In support, the joyous acoustic giant ‘Boy Lightning’ as well as the silver screen delight of Daniel Corboy’s gripping Western Sydney insight ‘Westland’ accompanied later in the evening with a DJ set by the film director himself aka Penrith Oil.
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  MILES DYSON GER & KARTON ACT – Oxford Art Factory – 10 Sep 2010
Destination Sydney presents… MILES DYSON (Ger) & Canberra’s legends of breakbeat KARTON Oxford Art Factory

 
  THE RETREAT – Oxford Art Factory – 10 Sep 2010 – FREE
MEET THE RETREAT. Creating a sensitive approach to rock, an alternate approach to country and an imaginative approach to pop, their music rattles and rolls with heart-meltingly sweet lyrics over well-placed lead guitar pulses
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  THE SALVAGERS RESIDENCY – Oxford Art Factory – 11 Sep 2010 – FREE
This is the sound of a band full of life. It’s the sound of the erratic, dark hours of an unscripted night out, followed by the reflective and somber time of a dawn walk home. The Salvagers are a Sydney band that combine rock with electronics and multiple vocalists into a unique sound that is quickly earning the four piece a solid fan base and a reputation for powerful live shows
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  WASHINGTON – ‘I BELIEVE YOU LIAR’ NATIONAL TOUR – – Oxford Art Factory – 12 Sep 2010 ALL AGES SHOW
On July 30 Washington released their debut album ‘I Believe You, Liar’ with a sunset gig at Splendour In The Grass. Fast forward a few weeks & with a debut chart at number 3, sold out shows around the country, things are going along swimmingly

 
  WASHINGTON – ‘I BELIEVE YOU LIAR’ NATIONAL TOUR – Oxford Art Factory – 12 Sep 2010 – 18+ Show
On July 30 Washington released their debut album ‘I Believe You, Liar’ with a sunset gig at Splendour In The Grass. Fast forward a few weeks & with a debut chart at number 3, sold out shows around the country, things are going along swimmingly.

 
  The JD Birthday Set – Oxford Art Factory – 15 Sep 2010
Mr. Jack is turning 160, so The JD Set is celebrating by paying homage to another legendary name in live music.

 
  DANIMALS – Oxford Art Factory – 16 Sep 2010
Having recently become the first Australian artist to sign with renowned US label Stones Throw Records, Danimals brings his live show to Sydney for a one-off headline show.

 
  VACATIONS + TIN SPARROW – Oxford Art Factory – 16 Sep 2010 – FREE
Vacations have been a band for only a few months. They are from Sydney. Theyve played 5 shows so far.
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  UP LATE WITH JIM SHIRLAW – Oxford Art Factory – 16 Sep 2010 – FREE
Sydney’s very own legendary music outfit and world class music-collaborators The Holy Soul are the very exciting headline for this week’s ‘up late with Jim Shirlaw’ supported by new grunts on the live circuit, the ‘Metropolitan Quartet’ a refreshing take on the Blues zeitgeist.
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  DUBRAVE FEAT. SOUTH RAKKAS CREW – Oxford Art Factory – 17 Sep 2010
Rugged dancehall, shameless pop, hipster electro bangers, rude dubstepfuck it, South Rakkas does it all. A duo comprised of Alex Greggs and Dennis Dow Jones Shaw, South Rakkas took an unusual path to become the dons of todays digital funk.

 
  RED BULL THRE3STYLE – Oxford Art Factory – 18 Sep 2010 – FREE
Featuring Katalyst, Frew Vs Wax Motif, DJ Perplex Vs DJ Kato, DJ Eko Vs Moriarty, Shipwreck Vs Typhonic, G-Mo Vs Dan Cares and MC Shantan Wantan Ichiban.
 
  THE SALVAGERS RESIDENCY – Oxford Art Factory – 18 Sep 2010 – FREE
This is the sound of a band full of life. It’s the sound of the erratic, dark hours of an unscripted night out, followed by the reflective and somber time of a dawn walk home. The Salvagers are a Sydney band that combine rock with electronics and multiple vocalists into a unique sound that is quickly earning the four piece a solid fan base and a reputation for powerful live shows

 
  THE LOVETONES WITH THE LAURELS AND THE PRAYER CIRC – Oxford Art Factory – 23 Sep 2010
The Lovetones released their debut album, Be What You Want in 2002 through Bomp! Records, creating a palpable buzz amongst critics from the likes of Creem and Rolling Stone magazine.

 
  SEABELLIES – BY LIMBO LAKE ALBUM TOUR – Oxford Art Factory – 24 Sep 2010
The lucious, layered instrumentation and melodic sound of Seabellies is captured beautifully throughout their debut album By Limbo Lake – released on August 20. The long awaited album is already drawing critical acclaim from the likes of Rolling Stone (bustling, widescreen indie rock) and jmag (a harbinger of brilliant things to come) – and will be heard live during September and October when the band play their headline tour across Australia.

 
  THE RETREAT – Oxford Art Factory – 10 Sep 2010 – FREE
MEET THE RETREAT. Creating a sensitive approach to rock, an alternate approach to country and an imaginative approach to pop, their music rattles and rolls with heart-meltingly sweet lyrics over well-placed lead guitar pulses

 
  GYPSY & THE CAT – TIME TO WANDER TOUR – Oxford Art Factory – 29 Sep 2010
After playing the main stage at Splendour in the Grass, plus supporting The Strokes and Foals on their Australian tours, Gypsy & The Cat will be back in Australia next month to play the national Parklife festivals as well as their own shows on the Time To Wander tour this September and October.

 
  INCUBATOR – Oxford Art Factory – 30 Sep 2010
INCUBATOR is a new trade event for the creative industries launching on Thursday, 30th September 2010.


Oxford Art Factory
38-46 Oxford St,
Darlinghurst, NSW, 2010

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

The closest station is Museum Station, however both Town Hall and Central Station are within a ten minutes walk of the venue. Many busses travel up Oxford St, phone 131 500 or visit 131500.com for Sydney bus and train information.

PARKING

Darlinghurst offers limited on street parking in the back streets around the venue. The closest parking station is on the corner of Goulburn and Elizabeth Streets, Sydney – visit their website for prices and opening hours.

Visit the Wilson Parking website.

CLOAK ROOM

A cloak room is in operation at the venue during all ticketed events, items are charged at $3 each.

IDENTIFICATION

The Oxford Art Factory is a licensed venue for patrons over 18 years of age. When visiting the venue, one of the following forms of ID is required to gain entry: Drivers License, Proof of Age card or current Passport.

Any events held for under 18s will be clearly advertised as such.

PARAMORE announce RELIENT K as support for their 2010 Australia Tour

  “Move over Green Day, Paramore have created their own epic” – Spin Magazine

“Few bands play punk-influenced modern rock as proficiently”; and with that glowing endorsement from Spin magazine we are thrilled to announce that RELIENT K have confirmed as support for the upcoming PARAMORE Australian tour.

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Regurgitator National Tour 2010 – September 2010


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  After dipping toes in the bubbling grease of contemporary dance for Rockshow in Nov 2009 they dropped the strainer in the chip fryer, frittered away on some new years festival appearances along with a few shows in the past few months. Back in their classic 3 piece mode, after approaching Rockshow in this guise, and with Seja embarking on her own solo career they recently played some stand out performances (including Seja’s last keyboard stand with them) at the Brisbane Powerhouse 10th birthday… and sold out shows in Sydney and Melbourne.

Back on the fries… they saturate the wrapper with new recordings, new tourings and a new soundtrack to cult classic Akira.
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JEFF LANG Tour dates – September 2010

  Australian-based musician Jeff Lang has earned worldwide acclaim as a virtuosic guitarist, a dynamic songwriter and a startlingly unique live performer.

With a back catalogue of 14 studio albums, Jeff has been featured at major festivals, pubs, clubs, arts centres and venues internationally for the past decade. Blending rock, roots, folk, blues, ballads, instrumentals, improvisation and a devastatingly high level of musicality, Jeff Lang is a singularly unique performer in our world.

Jeff has been showered with achievements and awards throughout his career – the most outstanding would be his six ARIA award nominations, as well as his win in 2002.

Lang has built up a devoted, almost cult-like, following with his live performances. Working without a set list and allowing the unique energy of each night to shape the songs, taking the audience along for the ride, has seen word of mouth bloom into a successful career.

Its been widely acknowledged that Jeff Lang is an extraordinarily individual musician. What enhances his unique nature is his steadfast adherence to a prolific and diverse musical palette and output. A songwriter, a collaborator, a virtuosic guitarist and a stunning lyricist, Jeff Lang crafts songs as novella – rich with depth and vision, yet with an open breath for individual interpretation.

“In a world where music is diluted by money and plasticine, give thanks that Jeff Lang is out there… He paints pictures in sound.” Beat Magazine
www.jefflang.com.au

September 9th 2010 – The Clarendon Katoomba, NSW
September 10th 2010 – The Basement Sydney, NSW Tickets
September 11th 2010 – East Brunswick Club Melbourne, VIC

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NO SLEEP TIL FESTIVAL 2010 – December 2010


Dates & Tickets
 

NO SLEEP TIL FESTIVAL…
Amid a sea of rumour and innuendo, we’re here to set you straight and make all your heavy music prayers come true… NO SLEEP TIL, is a national touring festival that will deliver a mix of the best international and local acts from the legendary to the up and comers.

Make sure you’re sitting down before you read further…

Leading the charge for this historic event is seminal thrash-metal act MEGADETH, who will be performing their now-classic release RUST IN PEACE in its entirety! Those lucky enough to witness Mustaine and co in action when last here in 2009 will attest that Megadeth are in their career best form, making this a once in a lifetime experience you don’t want to miss!
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U2 360° TO END YEAR DOWN UNDER – December 2010

  U2 360° TO END YEAR DOWN UNDER
TOUR DATES IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND

Live Nation Global Touring and Michael Coppel have confirmed that U2 will end the year with live dates in New Zealand and Australia. The U2 360° Tour will visit Auckland, Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, and the tour also includes U2’s first Perth date since Popmart in 1998.

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SHIHAD ‘IGNITE’ TOUR – November 2010

  They’re back.

Hot on the heels of the SOLD OUT run of Killjoy and General Electric album shows comes news of SHIHAD’s national tour in support of IGNITE – their new album slated for a September 24th release through iconic rock label Roadrunner Records.

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Architects with Comeback Kid & This Is Hell – Australian tour – December 2010

***** TOUR UPDATE *****
Rolo Tomassi has joined the already bustling tour that features Architects, Comeback Kid and This Is Hell set to invade our shores this December. There has also been an Under 18’s show added to the tour for you Melbourne kids. That will happen in the afternoon of December 5th at Billboard The Venue, prior to the 18+ show that night. Tickets for the U18 show will be on sale Friday 8th October, tickets for all other shows are on sale now. — Visit Soundwave Touring for full details.


  Championed by critics, fans and peers alike as one of the finest UK metal/hardcore acts of their generation, Brighton, England quintet ARCHITECTS have got the moves and the riffs. Syncopated to a sickeningly tight level of perfection delivered with precision and absolute gut-wrenching rage, their live show is a force to be reckoned with.

Vocalist Sam Carter leaps around the stage like a man possessed, roaring, shrieking

and splicing brutality with sublime melody within the space of a single song. No gimmicks here.” – Rock Metal Music Continue reading Architects with Comeback Kid & This Is Hell – Australian tour – December 2010

Ben Kweller returns to Australia in October for National Tour

  Singer/Songwriter, Ben Kweller was born in San Francisco, CA in 1981. Kweller was exposed to music at a very early age.

By his teenage years, Kweller had released two albums and EP with his band Radish, not beginning his solo career until the age of 19. His heartland hooks and folksy flourishes made fans out of several artists, and Kweller soon found himself touring with the likes of Juliana Hatfield, Guster, Kristin Hersh, and Evan Dando.

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Spit Syndicate Join Cypress Hill Australian Tour – Sep/Oct 2010

  Since bursting onto the local music scene in 2007, ARIA nominated duo Spit Syndicate have established themselves as one of the country’s most exciting new hip-hop groups. Hailing from Sydney’s Inner West, rappers Nick Lupi and Jimmy Nice have steadily developed an electric buzz and loyal following across the country.

In September, they will join legendary USA collective Cypress Hill on their Australian tour.

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Cancer Bats – more Australian dates added!

BRACE YOURSELF CANCER BATS FANS, YOU’RE IN FOR A TREAT WITH MORE AUSTRALIAN SHOWS ANNOUNCED!

  They’ve birthed a grimy hardcore giant and hailed a more metal-centric destroyer, but in 2010, CANCER BATS dropped their heaviest and deadliest offering to date with’ Bears, Mayors, Scraps & Bones’. Not only will they be bringing their rhythmic ferocity on stage alongside heavy weights Bullet for My Valentine and Bring Me the Horizon in September, but Cancer Bats are treating their fans with additional shows added to the Australian leg of the tour.

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Michael Paynter ‘Love The Fall’ EP Launch – September 2010

  Michael Paynter ‘Love The Fall’ EP Launch

2 Sept 2010 – Prince Bandroom VIC
9 Sept 2010 – Notes Newtown NSW

The musical evolution of Michael Paynter has been a series of obsessive love affairs. At the age of 7 it was the piano, at age 12 it was the guitar, and by the age of 15 he was crashing through a set of drums.

It’s a natural progression that, at the age of 24, the Melbourne-born singer, lyricist, and multi-instrumentalist has harnessed his talents to release his debut EP Love The Fall.

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Crowded House ‘Intriguer’ Tour – November 2010

Crowded House, some of Australasia’s favourite sons and one of the most exceptional and enduring bands worldwide, will embark on a national tour this November, celebrating and enjoying the release of the new album ‘Intriguer’.

Returning to Australia following tours of the UK, Europe and US, where the live reviews have been incredible and performances tearing the house down at every venue, the band have been touring in support of their new album ‘Intriguer’. The Crowdies will be on stage for two hours… and more, delivering music the way no other band can with charismatic, hit-fuelled shows for which they are renowned for around the globe. Continue reading Crowded House ‘Intriguer’ Tour – November 2010

Washington ‘I Believe You, Liar’ Tour – August-September 2010


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I Believe You Liar – Washington
  “I see them as sonic Polaroids, they all belong together.” That’s how Megan Washington assesses her stunning debut album, I Believe You, Liar (out 30 July 2010): a series of snapshots spanning 24 years, taking in everything from family to friends, crushes to heartbreak, trust, love, loss, lust, guilt, joy and everything in between. The album features Washington favourites Cement, Clementine, How To Tame Lions, Rich Kids and the new single Sunday Best.

Sunday Best is a story about lust and breaking up; Meg says “it just basically sounds like ‘I wanna have sex with you’ – which is, really, what it’s about”.

On July 30, Washington release their album with a sunset gig at Splendour In The Grass. Their performance will mark the beginning of a national tour celebrating the release of their album, and what promises to be one of the best Australian tours of the year!

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Stereosonic 2010 – Venue and Lineup Announcement

 

Saturday 27th Nov – SYDNEY – Sydney Showgrounds – Main Arena & Surrounds
12pm-11pm (Gates open 11:45am) – Buy Tickets

Sunday 28th Nov – PERTH* – Claremont Showground
12pm-10pm (Gates open 11:30am) – Buy Tickets

Saturday 4th Dec – ADELAIDE – Bonython Park
12pm-10pm (Gates open 11:45am) – Buy Tickets

Saturday 4th Dec – MELBOURNE – Melbourne Showgrounds
12pm-10pm (Gates open 11:45am)- Buy Tickets

Sunday 5th Dec – BRISBANE – RNA Showgrounds
12pm-10pm (Gates open 11:45am) – Buy Tickets

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