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OCTOBER 1 COOGEE DIGGERS COOGEE NSW OCTOBER 2 GREAT SOUTHERN BLUES FESTIVAL NAROOMA NSW OCTOBER 4 - 5 CALOUNDRA MUSIC FESTIVAL CALOUNDRA QLD OCTOBER 7 OLD MUSEUM BRISBANE QLD OCTOBER 9 CARAVAN CLUB MELBOURNE VIC OCTOBER 10 SPOTTED MALLARD BRUNSWICK VIC OCTOBER 11 REPUBLIC HOTEL HOBART TAS OCTOBER 15 & 16 CAMELOT LOUNGE MARRICKVILLE NSW OCTOBER 17 LIZOTTES NEWCASTLE NSW

The Jungle Giants Friday 9 Oct

Steve Poltz(USA) Sunday 11 Oct

Mark Seymour Band Friday 23 Oct

OCTOBER 21 RAD BAR

WOLLONGONG NSW

OCTOBER 22 POLISH CLUB

CANBERRA ACT

OCTOBER 23 WHEATSHEAF HOTEL

L-Fresh The Lion Satday 31 Oct

ADELAIDE SA OCTOBER 24 & 25 KATOOMBA RSL

October FROM USA 2015

KATOOMBA NSW

Sat 17th 10pm M.S.I. + Van Demon + Eternal Torment STEVE POLTZ + Diluvian $10pre/$15door

Thur 1st 9pm Tkay Maidza + Willow Beats + Porches + L.K. McKay $25pre/$30door Fri 2nd 9.30pm Tkay Maidza + Willow Beats + Porches + L.K. McKay SOLD OUT Sat 3rd 9.30pm Soul Session with Astro + Guests Sun 4th 2.30pm David Benuik 8pm Evan Carydakis Trio Mon 5th 8.30pm G.B. Balding (Finger Pickin’ Blues) Tue 6th 8.30pm Montz Matsumoto & Ross Sermons poltz.com Wed 7th 8.30pm Sassafraz Thur 8th 9pm Hobart Plays Boston $10 Friday 9th 10pm The Jungle Giants + The Art Of Sleeping + Hockey Dad $34.50pre/$38door Sat 10th 10pm Hobart Funk Collective $5 Sun 11th 2.30pm Mo Joes Blues Band 9pm Steve Poltz (USA) $20pre/$25door Mon 12th 8.15pm Quiz Night - New Comers Welcome Tue 13th 8.30pm Baker Boys Wed 14th 8.30pm Billy Longo & The Rhythm Tragics Thur 15th 8.30pm Lee Karski (Bondi Cigars) Sat 17th 10pm M.S.I. + Van Demon + Eternal Torment + Diluvian $10pre/$15door

folksinger tour

Sun 18th 3pm Mahem & Me 8.30pm Dan Vandermeer Mon 19th 8.30pm Ross Sermons Tue 20th 8.30pm Billy Whitton Wed 21st 8.30pm The Catch Club Thur 22nd 8pm Global Battle Of The Bands $15 Fri 23rd 10pm Mark Seymour Band (Hunters And Collectors) $30pre/$35door Sat 24th 10pm Citizen Kay + Coda Conduct $15pre/$20door Sun 25th 3pm Beer Garden Party - Charcoal Lamb Shoulder & Live Music - Free Event 8.30pm Peter Hicks & The Blues Licks Mon 26th 8.15pm Quiz Night - New Comers Welcome Tue 27th 8.30pm The Sign Wed 28th 8.30pm Maestra Koko Thur 29th 9pm Son Del Sur (Cuban Salsa) $5 Fri 30th 10pm Boil Up (Reggae & Funk) $5 Sat 31st 10pm L-Fresh The Lion + Philly $15pre/$20door

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Fri 6th 10pm Ash Grunwald $25pre/$30door Sat 7th 10pm The Getaway Plan $20pre/$25door


marion bay tasman ia

dec 29 2015 Until jan 01 2016

FOALS • BLOC PARTY • DISCLOSURE • THE WOMBATS • HILLTOP HOODS RÜFUS • COURTNEY BARNETT • BIRDS OF TOKYO • KURT VILE & THE VIOLATORS HALSEY • JARRYD JAMES • WAVVES • MAC DEMARCO • MEG MAC • THE AVENER PAUL KELLY PRESENTS THE MERRI SOUL SESSIONS FEAT. CLAIRY BROWNE • DAN SULTAN • KIRA PIRU • VIKA & LINDA BULL ART VS SCIENCE • DJANGO DJANGO • GARY CLARK JR. • LITTLE MAY THE MACCABEES • LEON BRIDGES • ‘WEIRD AL’ YANKOVIC • ALPINE TORO Y MOI • YOUNG FATHERS • ELLIPHANT • GANG OF YOUTHS • BØRNS HIATUS KAIYOTE • KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD • SETH SENTRY SOAK • OH WONDER • EL VEZ • FLEETMAC WOOD PLUS PLENTY MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED

*tassie locals discount* tickets on sale at fallsfestival.com


The Brian Jonestown Massacre

Saturday 14 November, 8pm Odeon Theatre 18+ Tickets on sale now mona.net.au Image: Mary Martley


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News in Brief VAN MORRISONGS Following the initial performance of Here Comes the Night - Songs from the Van Morrison Songbook to a sell-out audience at the 2013 Melbourne International Jazz Festival, this homage to the magnificent repertoire of Van Morrison continued to thrill audiences across Australia. Now, a new cycle begins, and the show is hitting the road to visit their first regional centres. That means us. We’re “regional centres”. On Friday October 9 at Wrest Point in Hobart, and Saturday October 10 at the Princess Theatre in Launceston, audiences will be able to catch the masterful Joe Camilleri, the wonderful Vince Jones, and the beautiful Christine Anu, alongside string and horn sections performing a wide array of Van Morrison classics. For tickets, head to www. herecomesthenight.com.au. FLANAGANATION

On Thursday October 15 you’ll be able to see what he’s all about at Fresh on Charles in Launceston. On Friday October 16 he’ll be performing at “Live at the Wharf” at Gnomon Pavilion in Ulverstone. On Saturday October 17, he’ll be at the Adventure Bay Hall on Bruny Island, and on Sunday October 18, you can catch him performing at MONA.

real and imagined and ideas of habit and faith - and of course love. The video is set in a religious hall overlooking the river Derwent, and plays with time, space, light, containment and release in reference to the thematic of the Side A single. You’ll be able to see the video for yourself at Tommy Gun Records (102 Elizabeth St Hobart) on Friday October 30 at 6:30pm.

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WELCOME TO ZIMBABWE (IN TASMANIA)

Spanish producer and DJ Miguel Bastida will be hitting up Launceston’s The Northern Club for one night only on Sunday October 18 for a very special laneway party. Seriously, who doesn’t love a laneway party? Praise be to Saint Jerome, the patron saint of laneways. Anyway, the laneway party will be kicking off at 3pm for some lazy Sunday arvo awesome, before heading inside later on to keep the party a-rockin’. Supported by Gypsy, Matty C, Spice, Synjon Fraser and Zankee Gulati, tickets for what should be an awesome arvo and night of techno and house are $27 + BF, and are available via moshtix. Hit up your facebooks for all the informations. GET A GBOB FULL

Combining 70s folk singer/songwriter influences with a contemporary Americana sound, John Flanagan is firmly on music lovers and industry watch lists since recording his latest album, There’s Another Way to Where You’re Going, in Nashville with producer Viktor Krauss. He’s been zooming all around the country performing and promoting the album (which incidentally, will be out in February 2016), and we’re next on the list of people that need to be performed to and promoted to, so he’s coming here.

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It’s Global Battle of the Bands time again, Thursday October 22 will see the Hobart heats taking place at The Republic Bar & Café in Hobart, and good ol’ Denny Burgess (Ex Masters Apprentices) will be down to host the event. Last year’s winner, “The Georgians” from Perth, were flown on an all-expenses paid trip to Oslo, to represent Australia at the GBOB World Final, so it’s a pretty exciting opportunity for local musicians. To enter in the Hobart heats, you can get in touch with the event organisers (ASAP!) by emailing redletter@ bigpond.com, or calling 02 9519 3978. Tickets to witness the event will be $15 on the door (U18s must have a parent present). VIDEWAH TIME To celebrate the recent limited release 7” vinyl, Superstition or Love/My Heart is Your Home, EWAH will launch the video for Superstition is Love at a very special screening/listening session at the home of Hobart indie music and vinyl, Tommy Gun Records. Superstition or Love is a song about constraints and freedom,

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In March 2015, Mick Thomas and his trusty band mate Squeezebox Wal embarked on a new musical adventure, taking 14 fans across Southern Africa, performing everywhere from campfires on safari to music venues in Johannesburg. Each night giving a concert where fans were invited to request any song from the extensive back catalogue. As a result, diehard fans dug deep in to Mick’s music and recorded hours of material. These live recordings are now available as an “official bootleg” album titled Welcome to Zimbabwe. Obviously an Australian tour is the next logical step after releasing such an album, and we’re lucky enough to host the first two shows of the tour in November. On Wednesday November 4 he’ll be at The Grand Poobah in Hobart, and on Thursday November 5, he’ll be at BOFA in Launceston. BY ANY OTHER NAME. Country powerhouse songstress Rose Carleo is extending her acclaimed Time is Now tour for the second half of 2015. A whole buttload of dates have been added in NT, Tas, NSW and WA. Which is ace because we weren’t included in her original tour plans. Anyway, now we get three opportunities to check her out in person and ask her why we weren’t included in her original tour plans. Carleo will be performing at the Waterfront Hotel (Cbar) in Bellerive on Friday November 6, The Butter Factory in Burnie on Saturday November 7, and the Longley International

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Hotel (in Longley, duh) on Sunday November 8. Seriously, get along and ask her why we weren’t included in her original plans. We’d like to know. BAD CLOWNS, GOOD MUSIC

Currently blasting through a tour of the US, Aussie hardcore punk champs Clowns have announced their final headline tour in support of their acclaimed 2015 release Bad Blood. In 2015, Clowns have carved their name in to the walls of the Australian punk rock psyche. Since their inception in 2010, they’ve gained ever greater notoriety for their explosive, enigmatic and unpredictable live shows. This wild beast is best experienced in its natural habitat, and no other venue in our state would fit the bill quite as err.. fittingly, as the Brisbane Hotel in Hobart. You’ll be able to catch Clowns there on Saturday November 7, joined by special guests, Cosmic Kahuna. Tickets available at the venue, or online via Oztix. YOU AIN’T GOT NO ALIBI Now in its seventh year, registrations for the Leukaemia Foundation’s U.G.L.Y. Bartender of the Year campaign are now open. This innovative hospitality fundraising campaign as raised nearly $300,000 over the past six years in Tasmania, and has established itself as the engaging and hilarious way to fundraise in venues, drawing patrons in to all manner of events and activities. Every $80 raised by an U.G.L.Y. Bartender provides a night’s accommodation to a family who need to relocate to the city to receive vital treatment for blood cancer. Venues can register online at www.uglybartender.org.au or contact the U.G.L.Y. Team on 1800 500 088. We encourage all Tasmanian venues to get involved!

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at The Republic Bar & Café, joined by special guests, Armed Arms, and Skate Wounds. Tickets are $17+ BF and are available from the venue, or online via moshtix.

au and they’re $71.30 each. This one will sell out for sure, so get on to it early!

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NOT THAT KIND OF “ICEHOUSE”

AMERICA’S BEST SONGWRITER

Well, by now we all know the Brian Jonestown Massacre will be rocking the Odeon Theatre in Hobart next month (Saturday November 14, if you missed the announcement), but the support act hadn’t been revealed, until now. Melbourne shoegaze indie rockers Flyying Colours are joining the bill! Flyying Colours recently supported Johnny Marr of The Smiths and sold out an Australian tour on the strength of their dreamy, deadpan vocals and tripped-out effects. So now you know, Flyying Colours will be supporting the almighty Brian Jonestown Massacre at The Odeon Theatre in Hobart on Saturday November 14. That’s all I got for ya. Tickets are available from www.mona.net. au/events IT’S ABOUT DAMN TIME!

Lucinda Williams is “America’s best songwriter” according to Time Magazine. And if there’s one magazine that knows about music, it’s Time Magazine, right? She is legit though, and Australia loves her. Her shows are selling out all around the country, which is proof of it. Luckily for us, we’ve been included on the roster. Lucinda Williams will be playing at The Odeon Theatre in Hobart on Thursday December 10. It’ll be an intimate theatre show and a wonderful chance for fans to catch the talented American songstress and 3x Grammy Award-winning singer/ songwriter up close and personal. Tickets are available via Ticketmaster. GAY PARISIANS

Multi-ARIA Award winning two-piece DZ Deathrays have come a long way from the first house party gig that they formed for. They’ve released two records on acclaimed Australian label I OH YOU, and one through infectious in the UK. They’ve done multiple sold out tours of Australia, they’ve done 22 international tours, and they even supported The Foo Fighters at their stadium shows in 2011. But they’ve never headlined a gig in Hobart. Which I think we can all agree, is the ultimate goal of any legitimate band. They’ll finally be able to tick that one off the list next month though, because DZ Deathrays are playing at The Waratah in Hobart on Saturday November 14! BOOM! They’ll be supported by local legends, Verticoli. Tickets are $20 Pre/$25 on the door, and are available now, via Oztix. SNOW IN SPRING Sydney blues-rockers The Snowdroppers have already kicked off their national tour, and have already had to add more dates and move to larger capacity venues due to sell outs. Their recent Business album, is accumulating overwhelmingly glowing reviews about the band’s unorthodox interpretation of rock’n’roll across the album’s 12 tracks of unpredictable fusion, and the live show promises equal awesomeness. On Thursday November 26 you can catch The Snowdroppers playing

It’s 2015 and Icehouse are still rockin’! Good on ya, Icehouse! They’ve been around forever but they’re just now releasing their first ever live album, Icehouse: In Concert. Produced by Iva Davies and Icehouse bass player Steve Bull, Icehouse: In Concert features tracks recorded during various performances from the band’s touring schedule from October 2014 through to February 2015. Obviously, when you release a live album, you need to get out and about and show off those live chops, and they’ll be doing that all around Australia. But more importantly, they’ll be doing it over two nights at the Wrest Point Entertainment Centre on Friday February 26 and Saturday February 27. Tickets for Tas are available from www.tixtas.com.au.

Iron Maiden’s latest album The Book of Souls recently debuted at number 2 in Australia (it debuted at number 1 in some other countries, so lift your game, straya). They’re coming down under to tour and one of the coolest things about that is that they fly around the world on THEIR OWN FRICKEN 747. It’s called Ed Force One, it’s piloted by vocalist Bruce Dickinson, and every flight is Flight #666. They’ll be visiting around 35 countries on their tour, flying over 88,500km, including first ever visits to China and El Salvador. Unfortunately we’re still small in Tasmania, so we don’t warrant our own show, but they’re playing gigs in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth from May 4 (2016) to May 14, so jump online and see if you can score a ticket before they sell out. RAWK!

Gay Paris would have dropped their new album Ladies and Gentlemen, May We Present To You: The Dark Arts by the time this article is in your hot little hands, so there’s no point announcing that. But what we are announcing, is their tour dates. On Friday December 11, they’ll be performing at The Grand Poobah in Hobart, and on Saturday December 12 they’ll be playing at Club 54 in Launceston. That’s really all you need to know. They’ve been to Tasmania heaps before, we all know how awesome they are. We all know you’re gonna go, so you might as well just jump on to gayparismusic.com.au right now and get a ticket. It’ll only cost ya $12. STILL FAT, STILL FREDDY Fat Freddy’s Drop are back, which is bloody ace, because everyone on planet earth seems to really love those guys. Their new album Bays, will be out later this month (October 23 to be precise) and early in 2016, they’ll be hitting Australian shores on a huge tour to remind us all how awesome they are in the flesh. They’re playing Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Hobart, Sydney and Brisbane, but Hobart is the only gig we’re really interested in. It’s all going down at The Odeon Theatre on Wednesday February 24, with support from Thomas Oliver. Tickets for this 18+ event are already available via Oztix.com.

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NO LIMITS

The film clip for Walk the Wire is so scary! I hate the avatars; they really gross me out... Have you ever had a real film clip go that wrong?

A FEW WEEKS OUT FROM THE RELEASE OF THEIR THIRD STUDIO ALBUM, LIMIT OF LOVE, AND AFTER AN IMPRESSIVELY BUSY TOURING SCHEDULE IN 2014 THAT SAW BOY & BEAR PLAY 170 SHOWS ACROSS THREE CONTINENTS, THE BOYS HAVE DECIDED IT’S TIME TO HIT THE ROAD AGAIN AND HAVE TODAY ANNOUNCED THEIR LIMIT OF LOVE ALBUM TOUR THROUGH COMMENCING IN HOBART IN JANUARY. Written together as a full band and recorded live to tape with Ethan Johns (Ryan Adams, Kings of Leon, Kaiser Chiefs), lead single Walk The Wire is bounding with energy and sees the Sydney five-piece take on a slightly new approach. “It is quite a lighthearted track for us, which has been fun,” explains vocalist David Hosking. “It’s about the internal battle that happens when you’re summoning up the courage to approach someone you like, I guess the broader sentiment is ‘don’t die wondering’, you gotta put it on the line sometimes and go for it!”   Complementing the laidback nature of the song, Boy & Bear have delivered a hilarious and somewhat out-of-character video for Walk The Wire, directed by award winners Darcy Prendergast and Josh Thomas from the Oh Yeah Wow, (Goyte, The Paper Kites, Hermitude).  “The clip was a lot of fun to make.  The concept was simple: Start off on the moon of course!” laughs Hosking.  “Then have Killian explode, catch on fire and horrendously maimed, have Killian replaced by animated Killian who then turns evil and

creepy, have us clearly unimpressed with things and then have the entire crew and clip descend into brilliant entertaining anarchy!” I talk to Boy & Bear’s Tim Hart about avatars, cynicism and small batch beer. What momentous things have happened in your life since your last album? Well because of touring we spend so much time away. We’ve been travelling so much, touring and playing together. It’s such a privilege sharing those experiences and now we all have that history. After those amazing experiences and being able to go to all the places we’ve been we wanted to get straight back into it and create another album. We’ve been to the States, Canada, UK, most of Europe like Italy, Sweden and France and this amazing little island in Vancouver called Victoria which was incredible. We’ve been to a whole bunch of cool places; it was such a wonderful opportunity.

I agree! It’s certainly a shock to the system! Especially when Killian gets burnt, but it was so much fun to make. Darcy Prendegast and Josh Thomas from the production company Oh Yeah Wow were so amazing. We just put everything in their hands. When we were making the film clip for Southern Sun we wanted the sun in the background as it was going down but we were half an hour late and we missed the sunset! I read a review that this album is your most playful but I can’t help but feel that this new album is actually more grown up? I agree with you. Our album definitely bears the scars of being older, having more experience. Lyrically we have a lot more ideas, there’s more honesty in the lyrics. There’s a little bit of cynicism and a little bit of hope. You’re kicking off your latest Australian tour in January at Odeon Theatre in Tasmania! It’s about time someone put us on the map. Well two times we were touring Australia we didn’t even get down to Tasmania. It was bullshit. Apparently for scheduling reasons we couldn’t get down, which is shit because it’s such a great place, the food is amazing and the people are so cool. Tasmania kind of feels like how Australia should be... Limit of Love definitely has a 60’s vibe. It makes me excited for summer days, beach weather and ciders in the afternoon. Did you have this in mind when recording? Yes! We love music from that era; we listen to a lot of classic music and because we collaborated with Ethan Johns on this album and he grew up around that sensibility and old school way of recording, it’s not about getting the perfect take but capturing the energy of the band and the mood. He was so great to work with. The album flows together seamlessly from one song to another. The order of the music is really beautiful and thoughtful. I really appreciate you noticing that, because it took us three weeks to get it how it is! We wanted a great dynamic. We want you to be able to listen to the whole album from start to finish. Flow is so important and everyone has reasons why the songs are placed where they are. Generic question; which is your favourite song on the new album? Just Dumb- the second last track, it really means a lot to me. Making it was like the best Christmas ever, playing with Ethan John. He was on the drums, it only took two takes and he was like “that’s the one.” Every time I listen to it, it still takes me back. If you weren’t making music, what would you be doing? I would have had a crack at being a chef. I’m definitely used to the hours! We don’t get to cook much on tour and I really miss it. If I wasn’t making music, I would still have to do something creative. I have to feel inspired. I've always been interested in making wine, or small batch beer. It sounds cliché but I think it would be so rewarding working hard at something that gives people so much pleasure. BRITTANY BROWN

Boy & Bear come to Hobart’s Odeon Theatre on Friday January 22, with tickets available from Oztix. Limit of Love is out Friday October 9.

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THE TIME IS NOW “I LIVE MOST OF MY LIFE AWAY FROM ANY KIND OF HOME, SO I DON’T MISS PLACES. IF I’M SOMEWHERE LONG ENOUGH, I COULD MISS IT, BUT THERE’S ALWAYS GOOD THINGS ABOUT WHERE YOU GO. I’M DEFINITELY OF THE NOMADIC STYLE, THAT LIFESTYLE IS VERY SUITED TO MY JOB.”

Blues man Ash Grunwald has been a leading force in Aussie music for over a decade, which means he has spent the last thirteen-odd years travelling Australia and the world, plugging his earthy wares. His eighth album, Now, is out... currently, and the Melbourne muso elaborates on the wild new direction he’s taking. “We were only in the studio for 10 days. I normally write in the studio, there with a producer, making a song up in building blocks, but this was done old school. Producer Nick [Didia], he did singles a couple years ago for Springsteen, and in Australia he did Kasey Chambers before mine and The Living End. There’s lots of dimension and depth in the recording. To be able to do everything you wanted to do as you do it, and treat the computer like a tape machine...the recording was very performance-based.” “On the song Walking we had about 150 tracks of audio going, guitar on guitar and a million vocals. This approach gets you that classic sound. I had Ian Perez from Wolfmother playing keyboards and synth. I was looking for a good keyboardist to be a bass player for this project; I wanted that ‘Hendrix trio’ kind of style, and he brought a lot of organ and different stuff I hadn’t planned on. The drummer Pete Wilkins from Blue King Brown, he can play rock and all different styles, he has a very deft touch on the drums.”

Setting out on another massive tour, as he so often does, Grunwald is optimistic and excited for both the fans’ and his own reaction to the new stuff. “This tour is a solo tour. It’s a different vibe; I’m going back to something reminiscent of the one man band thing that made my career. Got a lot of different gear, like this crazy drum, a real acoustic drum set controlled by foot pedals, it sounds so bizarre and circus-y. Stoked at this new setup, it went really well in WA, got a lot of feedback from fans, especially old fans who loved seeing me solo. The last 5 or 6 years I’ve been mixing it up and doing different things, being inquisitive, and fans sometimes appreciate what is the essence of you. It’s very exciting, new neural pathways have been forged in my cranium; it’s good for you but it hurts. It’s good at this stage, I’m literally learning a new instrument!” The new album would not have been possible without generous donors who gave lovingly through Grunwald’s PledgeMusic campaign. The support was heartrending, as was Grunwald’s donations to 350.org from the pledge cash. Being so politically-minded and outspoken, it has stirred up some waves in his camp. “350.org are committed to trying to finding pathways towards a fossil-free future. In the

current political climate, that is not at an easy pathway to forge. That’s a forward thinking solution to a problem, as a part of buying the album you can do some good.” “Sometimes you might meet someone who’s a friend or a friend of a friend who happens to work in those industries, and you think “sorry, dude”. Surely everybody can see that this world is becoming increasingly corporatized to the point of becoming ridiculous, and institutions whose primary purpose is making money and never looking after people. At some point a line would be crossed, humanity would sacrifice to the dollar. It’s certainly the case across food, medicine, energy, education... there’s no areas of life left free from that.” “Because my music is good music to get smashed in the pub to, I get a lot of fans from the other side of politics. I get abused on Facebook and I’m at the point where I’m like “I don’t want you as a fan, fuck off”! I’ve just had enough of it and I don’t care anymore. Why are you scared of offending people or turning off fans? Money, probably- that’s what makes people toe the line. It’s interesting: if nobody ever showed up to my gigs anymore, push would come to shove and that’s where we’re at as a society, everybody’s under the pump, everyone is struggling to make ends meet and it makes us more conservative, less humanitarian. We’re just trying to cover our asses.” LISA DIB Ash Grunwald plays three shows in Tasmania (tickets available from www.moshtix.com.au) November 4 - Fresh On Charles, Launceston November 5 - Tapas Bar, Devonport November 6 - Republic Bar, Hobart

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LEOPARDS ON THE SET I KNOW LEOPARD, WILL BE GRACING HOBART WITH THEIR WHIMSICAL SPIN ON POP ON OCTOBER 23 AS PART OF ARTS ON TOUR PROGRAM THE SET LIST, RUN IN HOBART BY THE THEATRE ROYAL. THIS PROGRAM PROVIDES THE YOUTH OF AL AUSTRALIA WITH THE OPPORTUNITY TO GET INVOLVED AND MAKE THE BIG DECISIONS CONCERNING THE PROGRAMMING OF THE SET LIST TOUR DATE IN THEIR TOWN INCLUDING THE ARTIST, SUPPORT ACTS AND PROMOTION OF THE EVENT.

As part of this program, I have taken on the role of the event's journalist which has already provided me with incredible opportunities, one of which was the chance to interview the music act selected for theHobart tour, Sydney band I Know Leopard. The conversation began with the band's recent success, considering they had just announced their new EP Another Life and a 15 date national tour to go along with the release, I Know Leopard’s vocalist Luke O’Loughlin mentioned that a highlight of the year had been their opening slot at The Laneway Festival in Sydney achieved through their success on Triple J Unearthed on which Luke commented “We just feel so lucky that they've gotten behind us so much.” A major sell point of I Know Leopard's music is their originality and unique sound. Their earlier music is often described by critics as 'celestial 70's pop,' but has developed and matured over time. Their current sound

has been established over several years, starting at their first single She, which carried more of a 'beachy' sound, and finally becoming a more soulful, sophisticated pop in Another Life. Luke mentioned that the band only really 'started' upon the release of She and previous to that point, the group were still trying to establish their direction and sound- something they are still working on today.

that a lot of us have never been to before so that's cool,” said band member Jenny,adding,“it's good to meet you guys and get you guys involved.” One of the things the band are most looking forward to during their time touring with The Set List is the audiences they're going to play for. “We've been playing a few regional towns recently with the band Gang of Youths,” said Luke. “We were just discussing before about how much we've been enjoying these regional places; there just seems to be a more enthusiastic crowd- more appreciative- and I think that's what makes it better, that response.”

Touring with a number of acts such as San Cisco, Last Dinosaurs and currently, Gang of Youths has been a large part of life for I Know Leopard over the last year or so. The experience as a whole has seen the band improve when it comes to live performance says Luke, “It's actually been a great experience, were so much more well oiled as a band, playing better than we've ever played before.”

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Touring with the aforementioned acts has also seen I Know Leopard go to some cool places, but they are most looking forward to seeing the more 'regional' parts of Australia as a part of The Set List. “I'm excited to go to a lot of places

See I Know Leopard and the rest of The Set List crew perform at the Theatre Royal on Friday October 23. Tickets from the Theatre Royal box office.

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VOTE ONE DAMEZA FOR FALLS FESTIVAL SO, AS WE’RE SURE YOU’RE AWARE, EVERY YEAR SIX PRINT MEDIA PUBLICATIONS AROUND TASMANIA ARE ASKED BY THE LOVELY FOLK AT FALLS FESTIVAL HQ TO NOMINATE AN ACT TO PLAY AT FALLS FESTIVAL AND ACTUALLY GET PAID FOR IT. THERE ARE ONLY THREE SPOTS UP FOR GRABS, BUT SIX NOMINEES, SO OBVIOUSLY, THIS CREATES A PROBLEM.

This year sees the same ol’ selection of pop generica, usually it’s an indie four piece, sometimes it’s folk-tinged, sometimes it’s a bit electronic, sometimes it’s a bit punky, but it’s mostly a rehash of the same desperate-for-JJJ-notice bands that you saw last year. And the year before that. And the year before that. And the year before that. Enter: Dameza. This year we decided to go against convention, like the awesome rebels we are, and for the first time, nominate a DJ. But we haven’t just nominated any old DJ though, ohhhh no, we ain’t gonna play ya like dat. We nominated the best damn DJ in the state, and one of the best damn DJs in the country. A DJ that Falls Festival should have just chucked on the bill to begin with if they knew what‘s good for ‘em. A DJ that has a proven, indisputable track record of crowd-rockin’ excellence. This ain’t no nervous, frightened, little lamb about to step on to the Falls Festival Slaughterhouse Stage. This is a dude that has supported the likes of DJ Shadow, Grandmaster Flash, Q-Bert and Mixmaster Mike, and has been specially requested by the likes of Young MC, RA The Rugged Man, and Paris Wells. Dude has got quite a rep. A rep that has lead to an ongoing gig as tour DJ for award-winning Golden Era Records MC, Briggs. Speaking of awards, Dameza’s got ‘em. Not only has he performed with some of the best, he’s a badass battle DJ. He laid the smack down on DJs from all over Australia to win the 2014 Australian Wax Wars Competition. He took out second place in the 2013 Redbull Thre3style competition. He took out third place in the Australian DMC Finals way back in 2006, and he has won too many more gongs and trophies for us to possibly list here. Gigs, tours, awards, AND critical acclaim?! Surely that’s all there is? Right? Hell no! It don’t stop there. OMG you guys don’t even know. He’s also pulled off some of the most pioneering sets you’ll ever see, fusing impeccable turntablism skills with amazing video displays the likes of which your eyeballs have never graced before. Not only will he be turning on that AV awesomeness at Falls Festival, he’ll be blending it all with the live drumming mastery of the one and only Alf Jackson! It’s seriously a show not to be missed, so to ensure Dameza gets a chance to rock the hell outta Falls Festival and put on a truly special performance, all you have to do is head over to fallsfestival.com and vote for him. Voting is open NOW! So get to it SHANE CRIXUS

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feel better about it. Overall, even though it’s been a lot more work for us, it’s a lot more gratifying.”

IT’S BEEN AN INTERESTING- TO SAY THE LEAST- FEW YEARS FOR MELBOURNE’S THE GETAWAY PLAN. FROM THEIR MASSIVE DEBUT ALBUM OTHER VOICES, OTHER ROOMS IN 2008 THEY PLUGGED AWAY MANIACALLY UNTIL ONLY THE NEXT YEAR WHEN THEY ANNOUNCED A SUDDEN BREAKUP. AS YOU CAN TELL, THAT DIDN’T STICK.

“We didn’t really know what to expect” Wright says, on the crowdfund campaign. “We had seen some other acts had done well. It didn’t take long before we knew we had made the right decision, though.” Wright acknowledges that the break-up tested the band’s strong fanbase, but that it’s got hefty foundation of good folk within it,

After two years of side projects and collective reflection, the band came back together for, initially, a one-off gig for youth charity To Write Love on Her Arms. By mid-2011, the band were officially working together again and released Requiem, their second album, complete with massive single The Reckoning and a massive tour. They supported My Chemical Romance and The Used on their Aussie tours, won awards and got commercial TV and radio support (namely for their hugely successful single, Where the City Meets the Sea.) Since then has been the real changeling period; the band have won and lost members (on bass: out with David Anderson, in with Jase Clarke; and drums: out with Aaron Barnett, in with Dan Maio) split with their record label and gone independent with their latest record, Dark Horses. Phew! Frontman Matthew Wright filled in the gaps. “There’s always elements of both things, personal and professional” he explains on the line-up shake-up. “At the end of the day, these decisions are purely professional- they’re business decision, with members. If there are personal differences you can usually work it out but if someone isn’t pulling their weight in a business, you’re left with no other option. You never wanna lose a band member, band members become family after ten years- it’s the worst, it fucking hurts.”

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Although he is shaken up by changes and big decisions, Wright is happy about the new direction and the most recent record. “It’s extremely difficult to explain the record; the best way that we’ve been describing the record, is to say that it’s a hybrid of everything we’ve ever done. There’s energy from even our first releases, when we were sixteen and recording demos, there’s a couple of really heavy songs... we’re taking things in a new direction.” Dark Horses is also the first of their albums to be recorded entirely in Australia. Produced by Samuel K (Kimbra), the album is a melding of the complexities of their recent struggles, as well as the renewed vigour of being back at the game. Going independent after having label support has been a huge readjustment for the guys, but their fanbase is more than willing to help; a fact that was confirmed after they created a crowdfunding campaign for the most recent album, and the fans gave mega-generously. “Going independent is very scary; even from doing the pledge campaign, that was enough to scare us, having to orchestrate this whole thing alone without the help of a label- it was overwhelming. There was so much we didn’t know that was required make a record, but, at the end of the day, we have a record and we couldn’t

“A lot of people were quite upset with us when we split up; some are still unaware that we’re back together, or still holding a grudge. But we had no intention of getting back together; some people have accused us of scamming them doing the big finale thing. We wanted to be respectful, we couldn’t just come back and act like we hadn’t been broken up for two years, that would’ve been fucking rude.” “I wanna quit the band three or four times a week (laughs), any musician in a full time touring band would say the same thing” Wright says when faced with the daunting list of tour dates ahead. “Playing shows instead of having nine-to-five jobs is the best, but the grass is always greener. It’s difficult being away from home a lot, missing out on important events, but at the same time, we’ve been doing it a long time now and I kind of like being told where to go and what to do (laughs)” LISA DIB

The new album Dark Horses is out now. The Getaway Plan play two shows in Tasmania later his year, Club 54 in Launceston on Friday 6th November and The Republic Bar in Hobart on Saturday 7th November.


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HIGH FLYING WHEN MELBOURNE MUSO SAM BENTLEY HEARD A THEORY ABOUT THE MOST CREATIVE TIME FOR AN ARTIST BEING BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 12AM AND 4AM, HE DECIDED TO TURN HIS LIFE AROUND. TO WRITE HIS LATEST ALBUM TWELVEFOUR FOR HIS BAND THE PAPER KITES, SAM REWIRED HIS BODY CLOCK TO STAY UP AND COMPOSE BETWEEN THOSE HOURS FOR TWO MONTHS. HE TELLS US WHAT IT REALLY MEANS TO BE A SLEEP DEPRIVED MUSICIAN.

What’s so great about the hours between 12am and 4am, anyway? I think it’s such an isolating time of night. You have nothing else to do other than make music. If you’ve ever stayed up between those hours, you’ll know it is a blue, melancholy time of night. It’s romantic and at the same time you’re so tired. I was feeling like I wanted to go to bed but still pushing through with writing songs and that was where all the interesting stuff happened – because you’re not held back by the normal part of the day where you might think, ‘this is a bad idea’. You just write it how you’re hearing it and how it’s meant to be and then decide the next day if it was good or not. You reversed your sleep patterns to write this album. What was that like? I would be staying up until four or five and then I’d be sleeping until 3pm most days. Everyone would be starting their day and I’d be in bed because that’s what I trained myself to do. It took me ages after I finished writing to get back to normal sleep patterns. So, if those hours became normal for you, didn’t that make them less inspiring? Even though they become your normal hours they’re still different form any other time of day. It’s just that time of night when there’s no one around - particularly when it hits the stretch between 2am and 4am, there’s nothing, it’s dead silent. Did it screw up your social life? My girlfriend at the time — now my fiancée — wasn’t overly stoked about it. She found it to be a big distraction. Your mind is consumed with this project, which is kind of how I like to work. But other than that I didn’t really see a lot of people – that was all I did for two months or so of my life until it was done. And I‘m the sort of person who won’t stop until I’ve got enough. So tell us about the result. What’s the music about? Every single song I view as an open letter. It’s a confession, it’s an apology, it’s endearing and ultimately it’s mending. There were a lot of things I wanted to get out and say at the time. That’s what this record is to me – it’s understanding something through a collection of songs. STEPHANIE ESLAKE

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year hiatus, drummer Wally De Backer launched his solo act Gotye, Heath toured and recorded with Blood Red Bird whist Kris Schroeder recorded a solo EP before travelling to Kenya to work with The Red Cross. “We’ve played together so much that we instantly fall into a groove which is great, but time apart always brings a freshness which is very important,” says Heath.

HOME GROWN TRIO THE BASICS HAS NEVER BEEN ONE TO FOLLOW THE HERD; THEY DON’T SHY AWAY FROM CONTENTIOUS ISSUES IN THEIR MUSIC AND REFUSE TO BE SLAVES TO A CONSISTENT SOUND.

It was Schroeder who suggested they create The Age of Entitlement at the iconic Abbey Road Studios in London, made famous by their idols The Beatles. “It was an amazing experience,” says Heath. “We worked with Peter Cobbin, who is an ex-pat Australian and now Head Engineer at Abbey Road. He was wonderful to work with, easygoing and very experienced. Because the space is so inspiring and the staff are so good at their jobs we were able to work very quickly and economically.”

Their 2014 EP The Lucky Country set the tone for their latest record, The Age of Entitlement (a phrase borrowed from Joe Hockey), loaded with a biting socio-political perspective that guitarist Tim Heath says the band feels equally strong about. “Feelings of apathy in Australian culture and politics towards refugees and the environment are a focus in songs like ‘The Lucky Country’.’Timepoor’ is commenting on society’s need to earn more, work harder, but for what? It talks about what the government is telling us is important, while major issues like human rights and poverty are swept under the carpet.” While there’s plenty of disgruntled pop-rock and jangly electric guitar to go ‘round, the album also offers up an even-handed mix of straight-up love songs; soulful ballads and reggae jaunts are welded together by the band’s distinctive harmonies. “There’s certainly more frustration in its sound,” explains Tim, “there’s loud guitars and drums, but then there’s some real quiet moments too. I don’t think there’s any intention to make it so diverse; we’ve got three strong personalities with different ideas about music and that is what comes across.” Since forming in 2002 the band has taken several interludes to pursue separate ventures. During a three-

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“You couldn’t imagine the broad spectrum of stuff we like individually. There’s quite a battle when it comes to what music we listen to together on the road. I guess where we all come together is mainly pop music from the 50s onwards, but any other deviation off that is rare that the three of us agree unanimously.”

Making music purely for themselves nowadays, Heath says ‘the age of entitlement’ is a clever turn-of-phrase for where they’ve arrived personally as a band. Admitting that usual constraints make it increasingly difficult to accommodate their musical “hobby” (if you can call the band’s 13 year’s worth of repertoire a hobby), and being somewhat ambiguous about their future, it still seems unlikely we have heard the last from them: “I think Wally will make more solo records, Kris and I muck around in the studio sometimes making instrumental stuff, I have a couple of other bands, so we’re all doing stuff, and we will continue to I think.” OLIVIA DURST

See the Basics perform in Launceston on Thursday October 29 at Fresh On Charles, followed by Hobart at the Waratah Hotel on the Friday night.


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BORN TO PUNK AT JUST OVER TEN MINUTES, THE BORN A CENTIMETRE FROM THE FINISH LINE EP IS REALLY JUST A BITE-SIZED SAMPLER OF WHAT MELBOURNE PUNKS BLIND MAN DEATH STARE ARE DOING, AND YET QUITE INDICATIVE. IT HAS A SENSE OF PURPOSE; AS ANY PUNK RECORD WILL, IT BLASTS THROUGH LIGHTNING-QUICK AND LEAVES YOU A BIT RATTLED AND A BIT FIRED UP.

Recorded at Melbourne’s Goatsound Studios (joining the ranks of King Parrot, Hotel Wrecking City Trades, Nick Oliveri, Blood Duster and, like, a million more), Centimetre shows off a few different sides to the band, albeit subtly. The title track, for instance, is no nonsense oi-fuck-you punk, with fuzzy, fast guitars and that classic circle-pit rhythm. It’s built for those who recall the heady days of 90s Australia when you heard punk on the - gasp! - radio. Old People Should Grow Up smooths things out a bit, creating less of a “oi punk” vibe and more of a “2000s hardcore” thing; the guitars lean more towards a metal tone, and the backing vocals give it that aforementioned feeling. Despite Despair wraps it all up quite nicely, shifting into a more melodious area; despite the title, it has a more uplifting sound. The guitars ring out like those rock and roll classics. If you like it short, sharp, loud and impetuous, give this one a spin. It’s on Bandcamp; plus, with the 10:05 running time, you can play it as you’re walking out the door for that energy-boost before work or a dull meeting. LISA DIB

Blind Man Death Stare play The Brisbane Hotel in Hobart on Saturday October 17.

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THE SET LIST: MEET THE SUPPORT ACTS ARTS ON TOUR’S PROGRAM THE SET LIST, RUN IN HOBART BY THE THEATRE ROYAL IS A PROGRAM THAT PROVIDES THE YOUTH OF REGIONAL AUSTRALIA WITH AN OPPORTUNITY TO GET INVOLVED AND MAKE THE BIG DECISIONS CONCERNING THE PROGRAMMING OF THE SET LIST TOUR DATE IN THEIR TOWN.

Coming into this project, I was able to listen to and speak with the four support acts for the event and was blown away by the originality, professionalism and soaring talent amongst them. They will be support acts for The Set List gig on October 23 at the Theatre Royal, with headline act I Know Leopard. Kelcey Pitt is the only solo artist to be gracing the stage on the night, her music features sweeping vocals and intriguing lyrics joined by enchanting accompaniment that creates compelling tracks that make the audience stop and listen. She describes her music as having “a very acoustic and raw feel about it,” which ties in well with its themes. “The stuff I sing about can be quite raw and thought provoking,” she adds. Her musical journey began at the age of six, when she began piano lessons, writing her first song at around the age of seven and has been writing ever since. Upon asking Kelcey about what she was most looking forward to about the entire 'Set List' experience, she replied with: “I'm really excited about is the chance to perform alongside some of the most talented young people I've met and working with them to create one hell of a performance...”

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Jensen are a unique quartet comprised of Harry, Oscar, Andy and Finn. The boys have a unique sound that’s a combination of indie/alternative, rock and folk that has been continuously shaped since the band’s establishment. When the band was in its infancy “(the music) was really folky,” said bassist Andy. But as bass, and more recently, drums were added, JENSEN’s sound has progressed. When I asked the band what influenced each of them all four answers were similar; enjoyment, motivation, something they’ve always done and for the experience of performing. Together, these boys form a group that is both unique and differs from the expected sound of a four piece band of their age. JENSEN are most excited to get “real venue experience” as a part of the ‘The Set List’ program and to play for such a large audience. Art School Bullies' Aleks, Hamish, Lloyd and Zen describe their sound as “'Alt. Rock' as a broad concept... with a few other genres splashed in there.” Interestingly enough, their first (and latest) release 'Even Duct Tape Can't Fix This' really defined their sound. The title track began on the steps of the Conservatorium of Music when Drummer Lloyd came up with an idea and

guitarist Hamish said “play something”. In five years, the boys from Art School Bullies would like to still be together and touring the nation “these guys are the best, so living in a van and driving around mainland Australia with them doing shows for as many people as possible is just the dream,” said Hamish. The band see 'The Set List' as an incredible opportunity to help that dream become a reality, “it's a really good opportunity to work with bands that we wouldn't have the chance to work with normally,” said lead vocalist Aleks. “We definitely wouldn't get the Theatre Royal if we asked to book it out where we are now. It's a great opportunity to play on a bigger stage... everything about this opportunity is really cool and different,” added Hamish. The band have also teased a new single release in the near future, so look out for 'Getting By' from Art School Bullies in the coming months. Empire Park. is another act you can see on the night. Originally a solo project of front man Harrison Manton, Empire Park was established in August last year and quickly evolved into something special. The band have released their debut single 'We're OK' this year and are looking to release a debut EP somewhere in the near future. 'We're OK' features an almost 'beachy' vibe, taking a turn at the bridge to a building, loud conclusion guaranteed to raise the morale of any crowd. All of the artists can be found on Facebook and Triple J Unearthed. I highly recommend checking out all of these talented acts and showing up on the night as you will not be disappointed. Georgia Coy See The Set List at the Theatre Royal on Friday October 23.


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2015 RACT INSURANCE PORTRAITURE PRIZE IT’S AN INTERESTING YEAR FOR THE 2015 RACT INSURANCE PORTRAITURE PRIZE. ALASDAIR DOYLE, A WEST HOBART ARTIST, WAS AWARDED THE MAIN PRIZE AND IT COULDN’T HAVE COME AT A BETTER TIME.

Alistair is just about to be part of a very interesting and somewhat mysterious collaborative exhibition called Land Of Milk And Honey (google it. “Land of milk and honey facebook Hobart”). Doyle’s work is pretty tough stuff: it’s engaging with the idea of immigration. Immigration might be one of the most divisive issues in Australia, and engaging with it in this way is clever and brave; it’s even more gratifying to see that the Judges found A World Apart, Not A World Away to be so successful at engaging with the questions that it won the RACT Prize, but that’s art for you: it tackles things in ways words just can’t. Apart from Doyle’s work the judges had a hard time with the runner up prize and chose two: Eliza Freeman, a Wynyard artist and her work My Father at Mount Roland Summit tied with Celine Lee of Launceston’s entry, Warhead. Also getting a nod was this year’s Sponsors Choice winner, Amber Koroluk-Stephenson, for her amazing work, Assail (Sulphur Cockatoos). The RACT Portraiture Pirze continues to be one of the most interesting in the state; it’s awarded video work before (Laura Hindmarsh won in 2012 with a video portrait) but this is different again; it’s laudable that the award looks to nurture new work in this way. The prize is on in Hobart at the Long Gallery, Salamanca Arts Centre until October 4, before heading to Devonport to be exhibited at the Devonport Regional Gallery from Saturday October 24 to Sunday November 22, before a final showing at the Sawtooth ARI in Launceston on Friday November 27 until Saturday December 19. ANDREW HARPER

I HAVE NO ANSWERS, ONLY QUESTIONS. THERE IS NO UNDER GROUND. THERE MIGHT HAVE BEEN ONCE BUT THERE ISN’T NOW. I’M PRETTY SURE OF THAT. I THINK IT WAS ALL OVER WHEN I WENT INTO SANITY IN THE 90S AND THERE WAS AN “ALTERNATIVE” SECTION. BAM. GAME OVER, NOT THAT THE GAME WAS EVER REALLY STARTED OR A GAME REALLY, EVEN. Marketing is amazing. It seems to have the hallmarks of both science and art. As far as I know, vast amounts of research is done around marketing to find out how to get people to like things, and buy them, but there’s also that creative leap where some marketing campaigns become somehow more than the sum of analysed statistics. Marketing uses technology with great innovation, and it’s incredibly beguiling. I love it. I really get excited by new technology; I thought 3D printers were incredible, or potentially so. They might not be, in the end, but there is a possibility. Anyway. I’d suggest that some of the most technological advanced and archly new art I have seen was in no way underground. If you look at someone like Patricia Piccinini, her art attracts large audiences, it’s made by clever people using new technology, and it’s certainly challenging and new and weird, but it’s not underground or alternative. In psychology, well in some of it, there’s a Theory of Deviance. It’s just a theory. It is not ‘true’. But let’s have a stare at it. It goes, roughly, that deviant subcultures form to re-enforce norms for the rest of society. This is why deviant subcultures make themselves noticeable by various way, so that everyone else knows what a deviant is and what they look like, and thus not to be like them. . I don’t know if I completely believe that but it goes some distance to providing an explanation for a few things I could

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never get about various scenes and subcultures, and how quickly they became ways to sell things to people, if they were ever anything else anyway. Today’s activist is tomorrow’s organic garlic farmer (for which I am grateful, I really love garlic). The underground is a target market; the language of marketing and the concepts that go with it are pervasive, there are no rebels because rebellious behaviour is part of what keeps the system running, and experimental art is big business. We’ve all got to get paid or rewarded in some way to keep afloat, so we’re all part of society anyway, so what is the point? Tying it all together in a short space is sort of difficult, and I have to admit that I do not have a major point beyond suggesting that there is no alternate to society, there’s just the one we have and we either burn it to the ground and start again (which would result in an awful lot of people dying and losing an awful lot of really good stuff that exists despite the more noxious aspects of Late Capitalist culture) or learn to get along and face the future holding hands and singing something (which of those is harder I wonder?), and try and work to improve the systems we have. How do you do that? I’m open to suggestion. @andrew_w_harper on twitter. I deactivated my facebook but by the time you read this I’ll have weakened, I’m certain. #setyourselfuptofail #loweryourexpectations ANDREW HARPER


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PAPER GARMENTS FOR THE GRAVE IT’S PROBABLY HARD AND EVEN RISKY TO MAKE ART ABOUT DYING, BUT IF ART IS FOR ANYTHING, IT’S THE EXPRESSION OF COMPLEX EMOTIONS. THE WORKS THAT MAKE UP THIS GROUP SHOW ARE VERY SAD, BUT THEY’RE ALSO EXQUISITELY BEAUTIFUL, AND ARE TRUE LABOURS OF LOVE, DEVOTION AND MEMORY. PAPER GARMENTS FOR THE GRAVE SEEKS TO MAKE DEATH SOMETHING WE CAN TALK ABOUT AND COME TO BETTER UNDERSTAND OF DEATH AS A PART OF LIFE.

Curated by Launceston based artist Kitty Taylor, this collection of delicate work by artists from North West Tasmania have contemplated their own deaths and dug deep to produce a moving and profound collection of objects that tell moving personal stories about loved ones, precious pets and themselves as they face their own mortality. The stated aim is to bring about an understanding of dying as another part of life and something to accept rather than to fear. Everything you’ll see here is made from paper and there’s an impressive array of techniques that have been utilised to make the diverse works. Paper was chosen because of it’s versatility, being a material that can be fragile and powerful all at once. This is an interesting and thoughtful collection of works around a topic that is not often tackeld and as such it demands to be seen, so get along to Rosny Barn for a unique exhibition. ANDREW HARPER

Paper Garments For The Grave will feature at The Barn At Rosny Farm, 11am - 5pm Wednesday – Sunday, from October24 to November 15.

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TOM BALLARD HEADING TASMANIA FOR A REALLY FAST TWO DATE TOUR THIS OCTOBER, CHECK OUT ONE OF THE MOST AWESOME NEW COMEDY HEADS IN THE BUSINESS, TOM BALLARD. TOM WILL BE AT THE CLUBHOUSE (UPSTAIRS AT HOBART’S REPUBLIC BAR) ON THE OCTOBER 15, THEN HE WILL MAGICALLY SWING TO LAUNCESTON FOR A NIGHT AT FRESH COMEDY THE NEXT NIGHT.

Tom began performing in the Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s Class Clowns competition when he was in high school but he never won it which has left him with an overwhelming sense of inadequacy and bitterness and he’d rather we all just moved on. He was a national finalist in RAW Comedy 2006and, based on that performance (which featured a joke about his small penis), he was approached by the hip and funky managers at national youth radio network Triple J. They offered him some airtime and he’s since signed some contracts and now they can’t take that back. In 2008 Tom was selected to perform in the MICF’s Comedy Zone, a showcase of up-and-coming comedic talent. In 2009, along with his silly friend Alex Dyson, Tom took over the triple j Weekend Breakfast shift, as well as performing his debut solo stand-up show, Tom Ballard Is What He Is. The show was nominated for a Golden Gibbo Award (an award that recognises shows which “buck trends and pursue the artist’s ideas more strongly than [they] pursue any commercial lure”) and saw Tom become the youngest person ever to win the prestigious Melbourne Airport Best Newcomer Award. Since then, Tom has performed at the invite-only Montreal Just For Laughs

Comedy Festival, at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and at comedy festivals, fringe festivals, theatres and comedy clubs all over Australia. 2010 saw Tom and Alex take over the weekday triple j breakfast show, following in the footsteps of the likes of Wil Anderson, Adam Spencer, Helen Razer, Mikey Robbins, Marieke Hardyand Paul McDermott. After four years of ‘Breakfast with Tom and Alex’ (and winning an ARIA), Tom decided to hang up his headphones for a well-earned sleep in and to focus on his first love, stand up. You may have seen Tom wearing makeup and telling jokes on Good News Week, Spicks’n’Specks, Adam Hills In Gordon Street Tonight, Can of Worms, This Week Live, The Circle, triple jtv, ABC’s The Drum or as co-host of ABC TV’s broadcast of the 2011 RAW Comedy Final with the mega-awesome Hannah Gadsby. He also appeared throughout 2011 and 2012 as The Project’s Resident Expert fortnightly where he pretended to get angry and know things about issues. In his spare time, Tom suffers from eczema and has fluctuating weight issues and in the spring of 2010, he contracted scabies. ANDREW HARPER

See Tom Ballard at The Clubhouse on Thursday October 15 at The Republic Bar and at Fresh Comedy on Friday October at Fresh On Charles in Launceston.

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PAIGE TURNER THE TASMANIAN WRITERS CENTRE IS TO BE CONGRATULATED ON PROGRAMMING AND RUNNING A FABULOUS, INCLUSIVE, DIVERSE AND GENERALLY INTELLIGENT AND ENTERTAINING READERS AND WRITERS FESTIVAL IN SEPTEMBER. THE FESTIVAL RAN OVER ONE WEEKEND IN THE BEAUTIFUL, COLONIAL ERA ROOMS OF HADLEYS HOTEL AND FEATURED A DIVERSE RANGE OF PANELS, DISCUSSIONS AND SOME HARDCORE NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES.

Celebrations of reading and writing of this calibre are crucial in a state with literacy challenges. They show the community that we value the written word, the art and magic of reading and that everyone can be involved. I was privileged enough to host a panel with three excellent writers, who are also teenagers, Jack Shaw, Lily Stojcevski and Georgia Coy. You can read some of Georgia’s work elsewhere in this month’s edition of Warp. October also has some grand word related events, beginning with the Tasmanian Poetry Festival, which runs from September 29 to October 4 and takes place in and around Launceston. Two of my favourite poets, Ivy Alvarez and Ali Cobby Eckerman will be there amongst other excellent poets. Saturday evening features the legendary, the seminal, the remarkably good fun Launceston Poetry Cup, now in its 25th year! http://www.taspoetryfest.org/ for more details. Chick Magnet, by Joel Rhienberger is a rollicking yarn – and launching on October 8, 6.30pm at The New Sydney Hotel in Hobart. Joel is a self proclaimed “nerd of varied tastes,” who is particularly proud of his ABC podcast series Nerdzilla. “Putting the fun back into murder for hire,” screams good fun gumshoe to me. Not Just Books in Burnie are hosting a book signing with footballer Chris Judd for his biography Inside on Thursday the 22nd of October from 10.30am. Something else I’m really looking forward to this month, is hosting a conversation with the legendary Magda Szubanski, which will take place at the State Cinema Bookshop on October 29 and we’ll be taking about her new memoir Reckoning.

In this extraordinary memoir, Magda describes her journey of self-discovery from a suburban childhood, haunted by the demons of her father’s espionage activities in wartime Poland and by her secret awareness of her sexuality, to the complex dramas of adulthood and her need to find out the truth about herself and her family. With courage and compassion she addresses her own frailties and fears, and asks the big questions about life, about the shadows we inherit and the gifts we pass on. Magda Szubanski is one of Australia’s best known and most loved performers. She began her career in university revues, then appeared in a number of sketch comedy shows before creating the iconic character of Sharon Strzelecki in ABC-TV’s Kath and Kim. She has also acted in films (Babe, Babe: Pig in the City, Happy Feet, The Golden Compass) and stage shows. Reckoning is her first book. Tickets are available at the State, for a tiny $5. Fullers has an array of events coming up in October. All of these events begin at 5.30pm. 1st– The Natural Way of Things, Charlotte Wood, in conversation with Heather Rose, 8th – Domain House, Peter Freeman 15th – Plain-Speaking Jane, Jane Caro (yep, Pagan Cider again J) 16th – Comrade Ambassador, Stephen Fitzgerald with Henry Reynolds 27th – Australia’s Second Chance, George Megalogenis with Amanda Lohrey 29th – Living With Jezebel, Marlene Levings   Petrarchs in Launceston is hosting Graeme Base, illustrator of the fabulous Animalia, signing copies of this new book Eye to Eye on Friday, 9 October at 11am. They are also hosting Fiona McIntosh at midday on Saturday, 10 October talking about her new book The Perfumer’s Secret.

POETRY:

IVY ALVAREZ

Photo Credit: RACHEL DUNCAN

POETRY IS ABOUT THE HARDEST ART FORM TO GET CORRECT AND ABOUT EASIEST ONE TO REALLY STUFF UP, SO WHEN YOU FIND SOMEONE WHO IS ACTUALLY REALLY GOOD AT IT, IT’S A BIT LIKE SEEING A UFO. YOU GET A WEIRD SENSATION AND YOU HAVE ALMOST NO IDEA WHAT IS GOING ON BUT IT’S AMAZING AND YOU TELL HEAPS OF PEOPLE WHO DON’T BELIEVE YOU AND STARE AT YOU FUNNY.

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The shortlists for the Tasmanian Premier’s Literary Prizes have been announced – and while disconcerted commentators everywhere are questioning the absence of the Booker Winning novel The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan’s on the Tasmanian Book Prize list, about which Rohan Wilson (who is shortlisted for To Name Those Lost) commented “Whoever goes on to win the award will do so in the full and clear knowledge that their book wasn’t the best one.” I am questioning the absence of James Boyce’s Born Bad on the Margaret Scott shortlist. This is a significant book that examines the doctrine of Original Sin and the pall it has cast on the Western psyche, since it was mistranslated by St Augustine. The book contains huge ideas, beautifully argued and it should be on the shortlist. Don’t forget – you can have your say via the People’s Choice Awards too: www. tasmanianartsguide.com.au/plp/. The Last Tuesday Bookclub? Yes, that’s right – the last, not the first. On Tuesday 27 October, at 8:00 pm tune into ABC Statewide evenings on the radio and hear Melanie Tait and myself – and you too if you’d like to participate – discuss the Tasmanian Book Prize shortlisted books –  The Rise and Fall of Gunns Ltd by Quentin Beresford is the October book. RACHEL EDWARDS

Well, stare at us all you but here’s a real live excellent poet: Ivy Alvarez. Born in the Philippines, Ivy grew up in Hobart, then started moving around, living in Ireland and Scotland, settling in Wales for nearly a decade then relocating to New Zealand last year. All this movement has not stopped her producing two full books of poetry, contributing to endless anthologies, journals and even an app; she’s won awards, had her work translated into Russian, Spanish, Japanese and Korean, and manages to edit publications as well. All this happens because she writes intense poetry. Ivy writes about women and men, about hard subject matter that needs to be brought out into the open. It’s muscular, raw writing that grabs hold of anyone who reads it, or gets really lucky and hears Ivy read her work, because she does that as well, and there will be an incredibly rare opportunity to catch this talented woman doing her thing very soon: Ivy will be at the Tasmanian Poetry festival in Launceston runs Tuesday September 29 to Sunday October 4. If you’re in Launceston, just go. If you’re elsewhere, go to Launceston. ANDREW HARPER

Check out www.taspoetryfest.org and www. ivyalvarez.com for heaps more information and heaps more good poetry.


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THEATRE:

THE DREAM DANCE COMPANY PERFORM GENESIS THE NEWLY FORMED DREAM DANCE COMPANY ARE TOURING THEIR FIRST LIVE PRODUCTION GENESIS. FEATURING A STAR STUDDED CAST OF PROFESSIONAL DANCERS FROM ACROSS AUSTRALIA, THE PROJECT IS THE BRAINCHILD OF CREATIVE CHOREOGRAPHER, MARK PANZIC. HE TOOK TIME OUT TO GIVE US AN INSIGHT ON THE MOTIVES OF THE NEW COMPANY.

Genesis will be your first show. A very fitting title! What can audiences expect?

I founded The Dream Dance Company this year, as I see a lack of work for commercial dancers in this country. I believe Australia train the greatest talent in dance which have seen many dancers head overseas to dance with major recording artists. I thought it’s time to have a home for commercial dancers to inspire and change the game in Australia. It’s a new generation of dance and it’s time for Australia to step up and showcase our incredible talent!

Genesis is the birth of the company, introducing everyone to the new company! Audiences can expect a raw and intimate show exploring diversity and seeing choreography and dance at its best! The show continues to change and takes you on a journey in watching each and every one of the 18 dancers. The power of the music, the fitness and athleticism of the dancers will leave you breathless. The choreography and music is blended together in a unique and new wave of movement. It truly is the start of a new generation and the voice of the dance community in Australia.

Where have you sourced dancers? Many of the dancers have been sourced from many parts of Australia; Perth, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Adelaide, Canberra and Sydney. I worked a lot with a few of the dancers and met a lot also through the TV show So You Think You Can Dance. Michael Dameski, Lauren Seymour, Eden Petrovski and Jessica Hesketh were some of the alumni of SYTYCD. So we have a very versatile cast also branching out in many different dance genres from Ballet to Hip Hop to Jazz and Contemporary. You say there’s a gap in live dance performances in Australia, how so? We obviously have our major companies in Ballet & Contemporary, but the gap is missing with the new generation of dancers that not only focus on Ballet or Contemporary, the dancer who can do everything. Also audiences are wanting more current and updated shows and more variety. With our company we have a mix of everything, fusing genres of dance and music and keeping the audience on the edge of their seat!

Do you still get star-struck when you have to choreograph a dance for a famous singer or pop star? I sometimes definitely have moments where I need to pinch myself and say wow, I am living my dream. Especially a boy from Perth who is able to stand in front of amazing people who I admired as a kid some include; Kylie Minogue, Olivia Newton John, will.i.am, Ginger Spice and Kelly Rowland! Sometimes I stop and say ‘oh my gosh, is this for real!’. Haha but then I have to pull my head in and get back to my job! But I love what I do and the people I get to surround myself with. More and more now when I meet celebrities I admire their work ethic more than anything. Everything comes down to work ethic and believing in yourself! You were a top 20 finalist in the first series of So You Think You Can Dance, how badly did you want to win and are you glad you didn’t?

Was a brilliant experience to be involved in the first ever Australian SYTYCD series as a top 20 finalist! I think it was perfect for me in my journey how it all panned out. I really loved choreographing so after being eliminated I was invited back to the show as a regular choreographer for season 2, 3 & 4, so I guess it was all fate. I think as well when you don’t win something your hunger and passion doubles and definitely made me fight harder to achieve my goals in life! Was a blessing in disguise! Why did you choose the title “The Dream Dance Company”? The Dream name came from me having an idea that how awesome would it be to have a company filled with a dream team of dancers. This then suddenly started to come together and the name was a fitting match. It is definitely my DREAM and I am excited to take dance to a new level in this country! It’s important for dancers to be valued and respected as much as any other artist, I want to make a difference in dance in this country! What do you like to do on your day off? I love creating and making new projects. Any day I get off I am always planning a new project to work on, I love my job and what I get to do every day so it never feels like work. I enjoy travelling and gaining inspiration from all across the world. Brittany Brown

See Genesis at The Theatre Royal on Saturday October 31. Tickets from the theatre box office.

Photo Credit: JoeBananasNY

The Dream Dance Company is a new Australian dance company that you founded this year, why?

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Arts COMEDY:

TALK SHIT GET HIT WITH SUPERWOG WHEN I CALLED THEO SAIDDEN FOR AN INTERVIEW ABOUT HIS YOUTUBE SENSATION AND TOUR IN PROGRESS SUPERWOG, I HAD NO QUESTIONS PREPARED. I HAD TO ADMIT TO HIM THAT INSTEAD OF WRITING AN INTERVIEW I HAD SPENT ALL MORNING WATCHING SUPERWOG CLIPS ON YOUTUBE TO THE POINT WHERE MY STOMACH WAS SORE AND I HAD BEEN CRYING FROM LAUGHTER. If you have never heard of Superwog I implore you to stop reading this article immediately, take out your phone and google their latest video, “The Difference Between Wogs & Aussies: TRADIES”.

It all started at one of Sydney’s most prestigious, private (and mostly white) schools where Theo says being Egyptian-Greek definitely made him and his brother the “minority.” Both boys were conscious from an early age about cultural and social difference. However despite his hilarious accents online Theo in reality is actually as true blue Aussie as they come. “It’s an accent that we put on. Nathan and I are always playing characters.” The word ‘wog’ is basically an umbrella term for those with mostly Italian, Greek or Lebanese descent. But Theo tells me that the videos they create are relatable to “pretty much anyone who is different.” In all their videos, brothers Theo and Nathan imitate and act out everyday characters and social scenarios that every one of us has encountered at some stage. Theo tells me that his biggest weakness is constantly “ruining the shots by laughing. I laugh so much...Nathan is so funny.” Over 75 million people who have viewed Superwog on YouTube obviously agree. Since their first video was uploaded in 2008 the boys have become increasingly successful. Now the brothers have been touring Australia sharing more of their hilarious and brutally honest impersonations. Their live tour is a “one hour sketch show featuring new materials and new characters. The audiences seem to really love it,” Theo says excitedly. Something I love most about Superwog is that these boys know how to laugh at themselves. These videos are comedic celebrations and intelligent revelations of the many cultures that make Australia so beautifully multicultural. When asked how they keep finding inspiration Theo tells me “from life! I’m always watching people. My brother and I are very observant and we have always from a very young age imitated people and their differences. We don’t really plan it, there’s no script. We just do what we think is funny.” When asked about what the future holds for this Superwog; Theo modestly replies, “right now I’m just enjoying it!” BRITTANY BROWN

Superwog’s Live Tour Talk Shit Get Hit comes to Theatre Royal Hobart on Saturday October 17. Tickets through the venue box office or www.theatreroyal.com.au.

BOOK REVIEW:

TALK UNDER WATER KATHRYN LOMER IS AN AWARD WINNING POET AND NOVELIST AND HER MOST RECENT BOOK, TALK UNDER WATER IS THE STORY OF WILL LANE AND SUMMER RAINBIRD, WHO MEET ON FACEBOOK OVER A SHARED INTEREST IN THE YOUNG SAILOR, JESSICA WATSON THEY BOTH HAIL FROM KETTERING, A SMALL SHELTERED HARBOUR IN SOUTHERN TASMANIA, THOUGH WILL HAS BEEN LIVING WITH HIS DAD ON A BOAT UP THE EAST COAST OF MAINLAND AUSTRALIA. IT IS ALSO AN EXCELLENT EXAMPLE OF THE YA, YOUNG ADULT GENRE, NOVELS GENERALLY WRITTEN FOR, AND ABOUT TEENAGERS, THOUGH READ BY INCREASINGLY VARIED AGE GROUPS. Will secretly applies for a job back in Tasmania for his father, and is very surprised when his father gets the job and they return home to Kettering where Will finally meets Summer face to face. Nervously, he approaches her house up in the bush, the lady at the local shop having told him “Bit alternative, I reckon they are, that family,” when he seeks them out.

and Will’s father took him sailing away. Cully’s body has grown but his mind seems to have shrunk, causing Will to question their friendship. Despite Cully sending an email pretending to be from Will that cuts Summer to the quick, the friends move through the problem and, with due planning, set out to circumnavigate Bruny Island in Will’s father’s yacht.

The girl on the porch who greets him is a gorgeous young woman, the same one in the photo that Summer had sent Will of herself, though this girl has never heard of Will and is most definitely not Summer. She is actually Summer’s eldest sister, considered the prettier one by her sibling. When Will meets Summer, it is revealed that she is gorgeous herself, and deaf. Will grows besotted, in a gentle, hesitant, adolescent way.

Poetry is a theme that runs through the book, ultimately providing redemption and salvation, the poetry, of E. E. Cummings in particular, and his rare use of capital letters, is mentioned throughout the book – and ultimately provides a tipping point in the deepening friendship of Will and Summer.

He realises that he wants to communicate more deeply with Summer, and begins to learn her language, Auslan. One of the truly beautiful aspects of this book is the manner with which Auslan is described. The growth in any form of communication can be truly heart opening and life changing, and what Lomer reveals about the language is delightful. For example, poetry in Auslan is not just about the words, it is about the shape of the words as they are signed, it has a physical beauty alongside the literary beauty. Also, the way in which individuals move their hands and faces while signing are akin to personal accents, lisps and articulation. Will goes back to the local school and is reunited with Cully, the friend he hasn’t seen since Will’s mother left 22

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YA has generated a lot of discussion recently, a lot of erudite spits, as if some people were out to dissuade others from reading their preferred genre. Must we be reminded again, that our motivations for reading are as varied as the books we choose to read. Talk Under Water is an engaging tale about sailing, friendship, language and maybe even love. It captures life ‘down the Channel’ beautifully and the characters are engaging and, for the most part, good company. RACHEL EDWARDS


Arts

Gallery

performing arts

Guide

Guide

South

NORTH

146 ARTSPACE 10 Sept – 22 Oct Karen Lyttle 29 Oct – 10 Dec Sawtooth ARI

BRAVE ART GALLERY (Longford) Oct Dan Kershaw & Sara Ferrington

ART MOB 2 – 18 Oct Memories of Max BETT GALLERY 2 – 23 Oct Thorton Walker CONTEMPORARY ART TASMANIA 4 Sept – 4 Oct Underground: Lucy Bleach 10 Oct – 15 Nov Lisa Garland COLVILLE GALLERY 25 Sep – 14 Oct Matthew Armstrong From 16 Oct Stephen Lees DESPARD 3 Sept – 10 Oct 20th Century Glass 16 Oct – 10 Nov Thomas Man (Artist In residence) ENTREPOT 28 Sep – 10 Oct Annlise Rees, Maria Blackwell. HANDMARK 11 Sep – 8 Oct Nick Gladewright & Toby MuirWilson 9 Oct – 5 Nov Alyce Bailey INKA 8 – 28 Oct John Karafyllis MAC 16 Apr – 31 Dec An/other time – Anita Bacic 9 – 31 Oct David Hawley MONA 13 Jun – 5 Oct Marina Abramovic 2 Sept – 11 Jul Mathieu Briand PENNY CONTEMPORARY 18 Sept – 14 Oct Paul Zika

BURNIE REGIONAL GALLERY 26 Sep – 17 Oct Mancell Financial Group 2015 TasArt Exhibition 24 Oct – 6 Dec Nathalie Hartog-Gautier 24 Oct – 6 Dec Works In the Permanent Collection: Burnie Print Prize DEVONPORT REGIONAL GALLERY 5 Sep – 18 Oct Tara Badcock 24 Oct – 2 Nov RACT Portraiture prize 24 Oct – 2 Nov Samantha Dennis GALLERY PEJEAN 23 Sep – 17 Oct Landscapes 2015 - Geoff Dyer, Michael Weitnuer, David Lake, Leoni Duff, Ryllton Viney, Jonathan Barnard, Margot Baird 21 Oct – 14 Nov David Hamilton recent Sculpture HANDMARK EVANDALE 4 Oct – 1 Nov Linda Keough POWERHOUSE GALLERY 12 – 20 Oct Rowena Tame QVMAG 1 Aug – 2 Nov Growth Change Influence: The University Art Schools in Tasmania SAWTOOTH ARI October Front Gallery Ella Condon, Magali Duzant, Mark John Smith, Matt Whitman Project Gallery Olivia Hickey, Peter Maarseveen and Marisa Molin Middle Gallery Will Stackhouse New Media Julien Scheffer @Sawtooth Pop-up #Exhibition Holly Leonardson

SOUTH COMEDY THE BRISBANE HOTEL 29 Oct The Comedy Forge

THEATRE ROYAL BACKSPACE 25 Sep – 3 Oct Terrapin presents Red Racing Hood 8 – 10 Oct Flak with Michael Veitch 15 – 24 Oct And Then We Learned Nothing Blue Cow

DOCTOR SYNTAX 30 Oct The Doctor’s Best Medicine

NORTH

IRISH MURHPY’S 13 Oct Craic Up Comedy

COMEDY

SOHO 9 Oct Cloud Comedy THE REPUBLIC BAR 15 Oct The Clubhouse with Tom Ballard THE POLISH CLUB 7 Oct Jokers with Kerri Gay 14 Oct Jokers with Tony Martin 21 Oct Jokers with The Birdmann 28 Oct Jokers with Michael Chamberlain THEATRE ROYAL 16 Oct Sydney Comedy Festival Roadshow 17 Oct SuperWog LIVE

DANCE 9 – 10 Oct Affinity: TasDance & TSO 31 Oct Genesis Dream Dance Co.

FILM

FRESH ON CHARLES 16 Oct Fresh Comedy with Tom Ballard RED BRICK ROAD CIDERHOUSE 14 Oct UBER Comedy SHOTS ON WAX 29 Oct Crash Test Funnies PRINCESS THEATRE 18 Oct Sydney Comedy Festival Roadshow BURNIE ARTS AND FUNCTION CENTRE 21 Oct Col Elliot DEVONPORT ARTS AND FUNCTION CENTRE 17 Oct Sydney Comedy Festival Roadshow

DANCE PRINCESS THEATRE 17 Oct Affinity: TasDance & TSO

THEATRE

CINEMONA Ends 5 Oct the Artist Is Present Ends 5 Oct London Road Ends 8 Oct Skylight Ends 17 Oct The Audience

PRINCESS THEATRE 23 – 25 Oct The Wind In The Willows 29 Oct – 7 Nov Mary Poppins

PLAYHOUSE 30 Sep – 10 Oct Legends Of Revue 23 Oct – 7 Nov Forbidden Broadway Hobart Rep

DEVONPORT ARTS AND FUNCTION CENTRE 7 Oct Flak with Michael Veitch

THEATRE

BURNIE ARTS AND FUNCTION CENTRE 6 Oct Terrapin presents Red Racing Hood

THEATRE ROYAL 30 Sep – 3 Oct The Weir

ROSNY BARN SCHOOLHOUSE GALLERY 3 – 11 Oct Poochibald Art Exhibition 16 Oct – 1 Nov We are Artists art by children SALAMANCA ART CENTRE LIGHTBOX 1 – 31 Oct Out of Hand 2015: Tag Task Stitching and beyond LONG GALLERY 23 Sept – 4 Oct RACT Portraiture prize 22 Oct – 1 Nov Out of Hand 2015 SIDESPACE GALLERY 26 Sep – 4 Oct Jenny Dean, Gabby Falconer 22 Oct – 1 Nov Out of Hand 2015 TMAG 18 Sep – 29 Nov City of Hobart Art Prize

WARP RECOMMENDS…

In the spirit of bridging the world’s dumbest parochial gap, Sawtooth ARI is coming to Hobart. Sawtooth is a fantastic art space that’s been a hub for innovative art in the North of the state for years. It’s a massive space the like of which is the envy of artists all over Australia (really, it’s huge and amazing, and in this era of rental obscenity and funding cuts it’s really precious too). Sawtooth is bringing a selection of art from 2014 to Hobart to the 146 Artspace on Elizabeth St, and while

we have no idea what it will be, it’ll be amazing because there is so much work to choose from. New and interesting Artists from all over Australia show at Sawtooth, so have a glimpse at what you missed from one of the most important art collectives in Tasmania now. Sawtooth ARI Review is at 146 Artpsace from 29 of November.

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Event Guide

Hobart

Venue

Acts / Start Time

Onyx

Girl Friday 10pm

Republic Bar & Café

The Jungle Giants + The Art of Sleeping + Hockey Dad 10pm

Telegraph Hotel

Big Swifty

October

The Apple Shed

Isaac Shaw 6pm

Thursday

The Globe

Tony Brennan, Aaron Courtney, Mama Smooth 7pm

The Homestead

Jimmy Peters and the Pan-Tones

The Yard

KOWL 7:30pm

Twisted Lime

Ladies Night Open Decks!

Waterfront Hotel

Ebeneza Good 8:30pm

Date

Venue 1

Date

Acts / Start Time

Birdcage Bar

Glen Challice 9pm

Brunswick Hotel

Nick Machin 7pm

Hobart Town Hall

Island Brass Academy Family Favourites 11am

Irish Murphys

Hugo Bladel

Republic Bar & Café

Tkay Maidza + Willow Beats + Porches + L.K. McKay 9pm

The Mill On Morrison Paul Gerard Friday

2

Waratah Hotel

Thirsty Thursdays 7pm

Birdcage Bar

The Darlings 9pm

Brisbane Hotel

Back - Tom Lanyon (Ceres) + Georgia Maq (Camp Cope) + Tyler Richardson & Patrick Marshall (Luca Brasi) + Isla Ka (Tas)

Brisbane Hotel

Front - Nerdlinger (NSW) + Fatty Esther (Tas) + Bennylava (Tas) + Between the Lions (Tas)

Worlds End Brewpub Seth Henderson + Colin Kucera + Leo Creighton Saturday

3

Monday

Tuesday

4

5

6

7

24

9

Gypsy Rose 10pm Aly Rae Patmore Trio 5:30pm

Republic Bar & Café

Hobart Funk Collective 10pm

Grand Poobah

Grand Poobah Bazaar Night Market 6pm

Telegraph Hotel

Micheal Clennett / Dr Fink

Onyx

Stonie Jim 10pm

The Homestead

Spoonbill - Album Launch

PlanB

I Love Techno 10:30pm

The Yard

Andrew Swayze & The Ghosts 8:30pm

Republic Bar & Café

Tkay Maidza + Willow Beats + Porches + L.K. McKay 9:30pm

Waterfront Hotel

Telegraph Hotel

Micheal Clennett / Dr Fink

The Apple Shed

Billie Whitton 6pm

The Globe

Bridget Pross, George Begbie, Zach Spinks 7pm

The Homestead

National Drum + Bass Competition

The Yard

Dane Conner 7:30pm

Waterfront Hotel

Merkin Brothers 8:30pm

Sunday

Birdcage Bar

Glen Challice 9pm

Brisbane Hotel

The Garden (USA) + Bu$ Money (Tas) + PCM (Tas)

Brunswick Hotel

Alex Hutchins, Actroid 7pm

Grand Poobah

DJ’s Luna Bloom, Fade-In Fade-Out, Phillistine & Sparklemuffin 9pm Sub Theory 9 with Finn Whitla, Iluka & The Count in the Kissing Room 10pm

Onyx

Transit 10pm

Pier One

Les Coqs 5:30pm

Republic Bar & Café

Soul Session with Astro + Guests 9:30pm

Telegraph Hotel

Jeremy Matcham / Atomic Playboys

The Homestead

Spiral Kites, Staircase + Seth Henderson

The Yard

Scientists of Sin 6:30pm

Waratah Hotel

AFL Grand Final Day 12pm

Waterfront Hotel

Blue Monday 8:30pm

Birdcage Bar

Glen Challice 8pm

Brisbane Hotel

Bingo w/ Ryan The Ramblin Rainbow Regurgitation Rectifier

Claremont Hotel

Stonie Jim 2pm

Republic Bar & Café

David Benuik 2:30pm

Republic Bar & Café

Evan Carydakis Trio 8pm

The Apple Shed

The Slim Pickers (1920’s Ragtime) 12pm

Waterfront Hotel

Jerome Hillier + Tony Voglino 12:30pm

Birdcage Bar

Billy & Randal 8pm

Brunswick Hotel

Quizmeisters Trivia 6:30pm

Republic Bar & Café

G.B. Balding (Finger Pickin’ Blues) 8:30pm

Birdcage Bar

Sambo 8pm

Irish Murphys

Songwriter Sessions w/ Leo Creighton

Republic Bar & Café

Montz Matsumoto & Ross Sermons 8:30pm

The Homestead

World Food Feast: American

Birdcage Bar

Tony Voglino 8pm

Brunswick Hotel

Jensen 7pm

Irish Murphys

Jack Cleary + Chris Belbin + Colin Kucera

Onyx

Sambo & Patto

Republic Bar & Café

Sassafraz 8:30pm

Telegraph Hotel

Matt & Abby

The Homestead

Unkl Funknukl + Do Little Show

11 Birdcage Bar

Monday

Dead Letter Circus (Qld) + 10 Years (USA) + Guards of May (QLD)

Brisbane Hotel

Bingo w/ The Ramblin Hoof Knuckle

Brunswick Hotel

Katy Raucher with Mark Schmalfuss 6pm

Claremont Hotel

Tony Voglino 2pm

Federation Concert Hall

An Afternoon with Kathryn Stott 2:30pm

Grand Poobah

Cormega (USA), Stumik & DJ Total Eclipse, Dunn D, Swishbank & Dirturtles 8pm

Republic Bar & Café

Mo Joes Blues Band 2:30pm

Republic Bar & Café

Steve Poltz (USA) 9pm

The Homestead

M & T Blues

The Yard

Funknukl 6:30pm

12 Birdcage Bar Brunswick Hotel Republic Bar & Café

Tuesday

Dirturtles - Hip Hop 8:30pm Jerome Hillier 8pm

Brisbane Hotel

Waterfront Hotel

13 Birdcage Bar

Sambo + Tim & Scott 12:30pm Billy & Randal 8pm Quizmeisters Trivia 6:30pm Quiz Night - New Comers Welcome 8:15pm Sambo 8pm

Irish Murphys

Songwriter Sessions w/ Leo Creighton

Republic Bar & Café

Baker Boys 9:30pm

The Homestead

Funky Bunch Trivia

The Mill On Morrison Maddy Jane & Hugh Foley Wednesday

14 Birdcage Bar

Tony Voglino 8pm

Brunswick Hotel

Cam Stuart 7pm

Irish Murphys

The Habits + Dawnfield

Republic Bar & Café

Billy Longo & The Rhythm Tragics 8:30pm

Telegraph Hotel

Phrayta

The Homestead

Unkl Funknukl + Do Little Show

The Mill On Morrison Harry Edwards & Isaac Gee Waratah Hotel

Quiz Night 7pm

Worlds End Brewpub Wattl DJ’s Thursday

15 Birdcage Bar

Tony Mac 9pm

Irish Murphys

Dan Vandermeer

Brunswick Hotel

Matt & Abby 7pm

Republic Bar & Café

Lee Karski (Bondi Cigars) 8:30pm

The Mill On Morrison Paul Gerard Waratah Hotel Friday

Quiz Night 7pm

Worlds End Brewpub Wattl DJ’s

Friday

Men X Clusive: Male Revue Show 7pm

Onyx

Rule Britannia! 7:30pm

Waratah Hotel 8

Lemonaid, Dane Conner 7pm

Grand Poobah

Federation Concert Hall

The Mill On Morrison David Malone

Thursday

Brunswick Hotel

Pier One

The Mill On Morrison Julius Schwing & Nick Haywood Wednesday

METAL UNITED DOWNUNDER w/ Tyrant (Tas) + GAPE (Tas) + Lady Crimson (Tas) + RANDOMORDER (Tas) + Roadkill (Tas) + Lacerta (Tas) + Mountains of Madness (Tas) + Zero Degrees Freedom (Tas)

TDW Duo, Jensen 6:30pm

Grand Poobah

Sunday

Glen Challice 9pm

Brisbane Hotel

Brunswick Hotel

Worlds End Brewpub Mrs Cash Saturday

10 Birdcage Bar

16 Baha’I Centre

Thirsty Thursdays 7pm Huon Quartet Exaltation 6pm

Birdcage Bar

Tony Voglino 9pm

Brisbane Hotel

Back - Jack the Stripper (Vic) + Alpha Wolf (Tas) + Justice For The Damned (Syd) + Dregg (Vic) + Weeper (Tas)

Brisbane Hotel

Front - Woe (Tas) + Orodruin (Tas)

Brunswick Hotel

Two Peas, Dan Vandermeer 6:30pm

Grand Poobah

Strange Bunny, Drunk Elk & Those Bloody Ingalls in the Kissing Room 9pm

Grand Poobah

Kissing Room - Drunk Elk, Strange Bunny, Those Bloody Ingalls 9pm

Birdcage Bar

Glen Challice 9pm

Onyx

Transit 10pm

Irish Murphys

Jed Appleton - Tour Tunes & Drinks

Republic Bar & Café

Australia Made 10pm

Brunswick Hotel

Billy & Jamie 7pm

Telegraph Hotel

Micheal Clennett / Dr Fink

Republic Bar & Café

Hobart Plays Boston 9pm

The Apple Shed

Thomas Mitchell 6pm

The Homestead

Helen Crowther

The Globe

Brad Gillies, Dominic Francis, Braithe Priest 7pm

The Mill On Morrison Paul Gerard

The Homestead

We Love Bass presents Cheshire

Waratah Hotel

Thirsty Thursdays 7pm

The Yard

Blarnzig 7:30pm

Birdcage Bar

Sambo & Patto 9pm

Waterfront Hotel

Tim & Scott 8:30pm

Brunswick Hotel

Karly Fisher, Nick Machin 6:30pm

Worlds End Brewpub James Parry + Betsey Blue Spiral Kites

Grand Poobah

Burlesque After Dark Starring Oopsy Daise, Grace Cherry, The Cherry Daiquiri’s, Monya Lisa, Prudence Waits, Groovy Lushious, Lazuli Lizzie & MC Gemini Angel 9pm

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17 Birdcage Bar Brisbane Hotel

Glen Challice 9pm Back - Blind Man Death Stare (Qld/Vic) + Cape Grim (Tas) + Fatty Esther (Tas) + Speakeasies (Tas)


Event Guide

Date

Venue

Acts / Start Time

Brisbane Hotel

Front - John Johnson & The Johnsons (Tas) + The Valiums (Tas) + Plummet (Tas)

Brunswick Hotel

Nick Machin, DJ Mad 7pm

Grand Poobah

Venue

Acts / Start Time

Claremont Hotel

The National Average 2pm

Republic Bar & Café

Beer Garden Party - Charcoal Lamb Shoulder & Live Music 3pm

Hazey Daze with Simon TK (Wax’O Paradiso) & Bronze Savage 9pm

Republic Bar & Café

Peter Hicks & The Blues Licks 8:30pm

Grand Poobah

Pimp From The Future Launch in the Main Room 8pm

The Yard

Yesterdays Gentlemen 5pm

Irish Murphys

Rocktoberfest w/ Babylon Howl + Diego the Butcher + Pine + Colin Kucera + Concrete Lines

Waterfront Hotel

Billy Whitton + Sambo & Patto 12:30pm

Onyx

Everburn 10pm

Pier One

Billy & Tilly 5:30pm

Republic Bar & Café

M.S.I. + Van Demon + Eternal Torment + Diluvian 10pm

Telegraph Hotel

Ado & Devo / Seretonin

The Homestead

NEW MEN: Straddlepuss EP Launch

The Yard

Mama K and The Lovettes 8:30pm

Federation Concert Hall

Melvin’s Musical Circus 10am

Waterfront Hotel Sunday

18 Birdcage Bar Brisbane Hotel

Monday

Brunswick Hotel Republic Bar & Café Tuesday

27 Birdcage Bar

The Sign 8:30pm

The Homestead

Funky Bunch Trivia

Tim & Scott 2pm

Republic Bar & Café

Mahem & Me 3pm

Republic Bar & Café

Dan Vandermeer 8:30pm

The Homestead

Evan Carydakis

Waterfront Hotel

Jerome Hillier + Manhattan 12:30pm

The Mill On Morrison Maddy Jane & Hugh Foley Wednesday

28 Birdcage Bar

Ross Sermons 8:30pm Quiz-A-Saurus

Irish Murphys

Songwriter Sessions w/ Leo Creighton

Republic Bar & Café

Billy Whitton 8:30pm

The Homestead

ASA Waxy Lyrical

Show Day Eve Shin Digs

Brunswick Hotel

Cam Stuart 7pm

Irish Murphys

Dave Elliston + Leo Creighton

Republic Bar & Café

The Catch Club 8:30pm

Telegraph Hotel

Dr Fink

The Homestead

Mortisville (show day eve)

Thursday

Friday

Quiz Night 7pm Jerome Hillier 9pm

Brisbane Hotel

The Comedy Forge

Brunswick Hotel

AJ & Simon 7pm

Grand Poobah

Silver Words presents - Luka Lesson - Antidote Launch with special guests

Irish Murphys

Seth Henderson

Republic Bar & Café

Son Del Sur (Cuban Salsa) 9pm

30 Birdcage Bar

Quiz Night 7pm Glen Challice 9pm

Thirsty Thursdays 7pm Glen Challice 9pm

Brisbane Hotel

Back - The Murlochs (Vic) + Unfolding Vostoks (Tas) + Andrew Swayze & The Ghosts (Tas)

Brisbane Hotel

Front - Kakariko (Vic) + Tantric Sax (Tas) + Peak Body (Tas) + The Stan Show (Tas)

Brunswick Hotel

TDW Duo, Tony Mak 6:30pm

Grand Poobah

David Craft, Kath Daly, Emlyn, Timothy Brown - Kissing Room

Grand Poobah

Lucky Seven Orchestra, Yesterdays Gentlemen in the Main Room 9pm

Brunswick Hotel

Billy & Jamie 7pm

Onyx

Tim & Scott 10pm

Irish Murphys

Bridget Pross

Republic Bar & Café

Boil Up (Reggae & Funk) 10pm

Republic Bar & Café

Global Battle of the Bands 8pm

Telegraph Hotel

Micheal Clennett / Dr Fink

The Homestead

Dave Elliston

The Apple Shed

South of North 6pm

The Mill On Morrison Paul Gerard

The Globe

Pete Cornelius Band 7pm

Waratah Hotel

Thirsty Thursdays 7pm

The Homestead

Terrafractyl (Melb) + Big Foot (QLD) + Locals

Glen Challice 9pm

The Waratah Hotel

Brisbane Hotel

Back - Orpheus Omega + Atra Vetosus (Tas) + Lacerta (Tas) + The Absolution Sequence (Tas)

The Basics “The Age of Entitlement” Tour w/ William Crighton 9pm

The Yard

DJ Mad 7:30pm

Brisbane Hotel

Front - Going Swimming (Vic) + Naked (Tas)

Waterfront Hotel

Sambo 8:30pm

Brunswick Hotel

Dan Vandermeer, TDW Duo 6:30pm

Worlds End Brewpub Desi Boy & Friends

Grand Poobah

The Super Secret Circus Show with Edie, Gemini & Ananstasia

23 Birdcage Bar

Onyx

Ebeneza Good 10pm

Republic Bar & Café

Mark Seymour Band (Hunters and Collectors) 10pm

Telegraph Hotel

Matt & Abby / Big Swifty

The Apple Shed

Lagoon Hill Zydeco 6pm

The Globe

Budge 7pm

The Homestead

The Bird

The Yard

Dane Conner 7:30pm

Waterfront Hotel

Shaun & Joel 8:30pm

24 Birdcage Bar

Saturday

31 Birdcage Bar

Sambo & Patto 9pm

Brisbane Hotel

Front - T.V. + Heart Beach (Tas) + Bi Hour (Tas)

Brunswick Hotel

Matt & Abby, Fotti G & OGP 7pm

Grand Poobah

The Super Secret Circus Show

Onyx

Matt & Abby 10pm

Pier One

Surrealists 5:30pm

Republic Bar & Café

Citizen Kay + Coda Conduct 10pm

Telegraph Hotel

Micheal Clennett / Dr Fink

The Homestead

Mo’s, Bow’s & Tie’s dress up party - The Homestead’s 2nd Birthday Bonanza feat. The Seven Ups (Melb), Finn Seccombe Trio, Vibrant Matters + More

The Yard

Jensen 8:30pm

Waterfront Hotel Sunday

Unkl Funknukl + Do Little Show

Waratah Hotel Friday

Worlds End Brewpub Daniel Townsend (Laun) + Special Guests Saturday

Micheal Clennett

The Homestead

The Mill On Morrison Paul Gerard

Worlds End Brewpub Wattl DJ’s 22 Birdcage Bar

Maestro Koko 8:30pm

Telegraph Hotel

29 Birdcage Bar

The Mill On Morrison David Malone

Thursday

George Begbie & David Mceldowney

Republic Bar & Café

Worlds End Brewpub Wattl DJ’s

Glen Challice 8pm

Brisbane Hotel

Dan Vandermeer 7pm

Irish Murphys

Waratah Hotel

Quizmeisters Trivia 6:30pm Sambo 8pm

Glen Challice 8pm

Brunswick Hotel

The Mill On Morrison Harry Edwards & Isaac Gee

Billy & Randal 8pm

Brisbane Hotel

Waratah Hotel

Quiz Night - New Comers Welcome 8:15pm Sambo 8pm

ALL AGES - Jack The Stripper (Vic) + Alpha Wolf (Tas) + Justice For The Damned (Syd) + Pridelands (Tas)

Claremont Hotel

21 Birdcage Bar

Quizmeisters Trivia 6:30pm

Songwriter Sessions w/ Leo Creighton

The Mill On Morrison Julius Schwing & Nick Haywood Wednesday

Billy & Randal 8pm

Republic Bar & Café

Steve & Bert 5pm

20 Birdcage Bar

26 Birdcage Bar

Irish Murphys

Bingo w/ The Ramblin Power Ranger

Republic Bar & Café Tuesday

Monday

Merkin Brothers 8:30pm

Brunswick Hotel

Brunswick Hotel

Worlds End Brewpub The Amadis Project presents Down To Earth: Celebrating local live music through film.

Fiona Whitla 8pm

Brisbane Hotel

19 Birdcage Bar

Date

25 Birdcage Bar

Glen Challice 9pm

Brisbane Hotel

HALLOWEEN “NANNAGEDDON” DRESS UP PARTY - Front - Camp Cope (Vic) + Lincoln Le Fevre (Tas) + Adventurers (Tas) + DJ’s

Brisbane Hotel

Back - Fear Like Us (Vic) + Powernap (Tas) + Ride The Tiger (Tas) + Cape Grim (Tas)

Brunswick Hotel

Nick Machin, Dane Conner 7pm

Grand Poobah

Kakariko, Violet Swells, The Vedders & Adventurers 9pm

Grand Poobah

Afterparty of Rooftop Day of the Dead Festival 11pm

Onyx

The Robinsons 10pm

Pier One

Billy & Tilly 5:30pm

Republic Bar & Café

L-Fresh The Lion + Philly 10pm

Telegraph Hotel

Ado & Devo / Ebenezer Good

The Globe

Helloween Havoc: Sludko, Plague of Sickness, Aesthemortal, Lab A 9:30pm

The Yard

The Raccoons 8:30pm

Twisted Lime

Halloween / Day of the Dead Tequila Party!

Waterfront Hotel

Stonie Jim 8:30pm

Brisbane Hotel

Bingo w/ The Ramblin Craicpot

The Homestead

Simon Astley

November Sunday

1

Everburn 8:30pm Jerome Hillier 8pm

Brisbane Hotel

Bingo w/ The Ramblin Cookie Monster

Brunswick Hotel

Hui & The Muse 5pm

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Event Guide

Launceston Date

Venue

Acts / Start Time

Venue

Acts / Start Time

Club 54

The Brew: Isla Ka, Chris Jackson, Sara Wright

Turbulence, The Grinds, Seth Henderson, Lilyana Sanoe

Tonic Bar

Nicholas Parker + Guitar 7pm

Royal Oak

Luke Parry - PB 9pm

Watergarden Bar

Jerome Hillier 7pm

Club 54

Grand Final Eve Footy Colours Party

Club 54

Orpheus Omega, Zeolite, Atra Vetosus, Plague of Sickness

Royal Oak

The Garden (USA) + Bansheeland + Lennin Mkarthey - TBS 8:30pm

Tonic Bar

Nicholas Parker + Guitar 7pm

Watergarden Bar

Trevor Weaver 7pm

Tonic Bar

Jason Whatley 7pm

Fresh on Charles

Tam Vantage LIVE

OCTOBER Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Wednesday

Thursday

26

Date Friday

1

2

3

4 7

8

9

10

11 14

15

16

17

18

21

22

Bakers Lane

Watergarden Bar

Proud Phoneys 7pm

Albert Hall

Rule Britannia! 7:30pm

Club 54

Nerdinger, Wizard, Bansheeland, Cape Grim

Royal Oak

What She Believes - A Revolution of all female artsts original music - PB 9pm

Tonic Bar

Jason Whatley 7pm

Watergarden Bar

Liz Saunders 7pm

Hotel Tasmania

John and Jai 4pm

Royal Oak

Open Folk Seisiun - PB 5pm

Club 54

The Human Movement Society Party

Royal Oak

Brad Gillies Blues - PB 9pm

Watergarden Bar

Rino Morea 6:30pm

Bakers Lane

The Brew: Sumner, Jimi Steele, Lilyana Sanoe

23

Saturday

24

Sunday

25

Hotel Tasmania

Chris Liley 4pm

Tuesday

27

Royal Oak

Launceston Jazz Club TBS 6pm

Wednesday

28

Club 54

Thump! @ Club 54 presents Vinyl Nights

Royal Oak

Open Mic Night PB 9pm

Watergarden Bar

Tony Voglino 6:30pm

Bakers Lane

The Brew: Andrew Zammit & Dan Barton, Alex Williams & George Edmonson, Lili Pearson

Thursday

29

Friday

30

Saturday

31

Fresh on Charles

The Basics LIVE

Royal Oak

Daniel J. Townsend PB 9pm

Club 54

Lip Sync Battle #2

Royal Oak

Paper Souls Band CD LAUNCH TBS 9pm

Tonic Bar

Nicholas Parker + Guitar 7pm

Watergarden Bar

Clinton Hutton 7pm

Club 54

The Halloween Party

Fresh on Charles

Shanti Dreads LIVE

Royal Oak

Stella Ferreras + James Fitch One Bird - Two Stones PB 9pm

Club 54

Oktoberfest

Royal Oak

Royal Oak

Sandino Cerrado & Georgia Ollier Fabulous Blues Duo PB 9pm

All Hallows Eve Show - Both Bars - 9pm

Tonic Bar

Nicholas Parker + Guitar 7pm

Tonic Bar

The Jason Whatley Trio 7pm

Watergarden Bar

Rino Morea 7pm

Watergarden Bar

Ball & Chain 7pm

Club 54

The Jungle Giants, Art of Sleeping, Hockey Dad

Fresh on Charles

Roger Brown’s Underground Sound

Royal Oak

Wizard + The Vedders + Catherine Davies TBS 8:30pm

Tonic Bar

The Jason Whatley Trio 7pm

Watergarden Bar

Andy & The Woodman 7pm

Date

Andy & Tori 4pm

OCTOBer

Royal Oak

Open Folk Seisiun - PB 5pm

Thursday

1

Club 54

Thump! + The Backyard Invitational #10: Sara Wright, Those Guys

Friday

2

Saturday

3

Royal Oak

Andy Collins PB 9pm

Watergarden Bar

Tassie Tenor 6:30pm

Bakers Lane

The Brew: Nick Bennett, Brodygreg, Grace Gardiner

Thursday

Fresh on Charles

John Flannagan and Liz Frenchman LIVE

Royal Oak

Catherine Davies PB 9pm

Club 54

Jack McLaine, Charlie Pyecroft

Royal Oak

The Night of Eternal Demon Torment: Van Demon + MSI + Eternal Torment + Diluvian 8:30pm

Tonic Bar

Brendon Siemsen +1 7pm

Watergarden Bar

Sambo 7pm

Club 54

Jack the Stripper, Alpha Wolf, Justice For The Damned, DREGG, Weeper

Fresh on Charles

Golden Groove Asylum

Royal Oak

Dave Adams + The Purple Cane Church 9pm

Tonic Bar

Brendon Siemsen +1 7pm

Watergarden Bar

Tassie Tenor 7pm

Hotel Tasmania

Dr Rocksters 4pm

Royal Oak

Lez Karski Band TBS 1pm

CITY

Venue

Acts / Start Time

Burnie

Hotel Federal

Dr Rocksters

Devonport

Molly Malones

Phil Micale 8:30pm

Latrobe

Mackey’s Royal Hotel Magician 5:30pm

Latrobe

Mackey’s Royal Hotel Phil Micale 9pm

Devonport

Molly Malones

Agent 99 9:30pm

8

Devonport

Molly Malones

Proud Phoneys 8:30pm

Friday

9

Latrobe

Mackey’s Royal Hotel Mandi Face Painting 5:30pm

Saturday

10

Latrobe

Mackey’s Royal Hotel Rino Morea 9pm

Devonport

Molly Malones

The Unit 9:30pm

Thursday

15

Devonport

Molly Malones

Sambo 8:30pm

Friday

16

Latrobe

Mackey’s Royal Hotel Fairy Tales and Pirate Sails 5:30pm

Saturday

17

Latrobe

Mackey’s Royal Hotel Sambo 9pm

Devonport

Molly Malones

Blue Monday 9:30pm Jerome Hillier 8:30pm

Thursday

22

Devonport

Molly Malones

Friday

23

Latrobe

Mackey’s Royal Hotel Mandi Glitter Tattoo’s 5:30pm

Saturday

24

Sunday

25

Latrobe

Mackey’s Royal Hotel Jerome Hillier 9pm

Devonport

Molly Malones

Gypsy Rose 9:30pm

Ulverstone

The Wharf

Paul Martin, Allan Brown and Sophie Leslie

Royal Oak

Open Folk Seisiun - PB 5pm

Thursday

29

Devonport

Molly Malones

Club 54

Thump! + The Backyard Invitational #11: Lili Pearson, Tiarni Cane

Friday

30

Latrobe

Mackey’s Royal Hotel Mandi Face Painting 5:30pm

Watergarden Bar

Jerome Hillier 6:30pm

Saturday

31

Latrobe

Mackey’s Royal Hotel Trevor Weaver 9pm

Bakers Lane

The Brew: Seth Henderson, Pat Broxton, Connor Claridge

Devonport

Molly Malones

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