State of Origin isn’t the only exciting thing happening in Brisbane this week. Here’s our top ten picks for Brisbane gigs you should attend this weekend…
THURSDAY, 6 JUNE
VERMILION RECORDS SHOWCASE @ THE FOUNDRY
QUT’s own student-run record label, Vermilion Records, is showcasing some of the city’s most exciting emerging acts: Bianca Power , The Letter Elle, Foxymoron, Jumbo Dragon, Pastelle
and Sid’s Balcony.
FRIDAY, 7 JUNE
THE BLOOM SERIES #5 @ THE MILK FACTORY
Brisbane’s blooming artist showcase is back and bigger than ever showcasing local acts with an abundance of talent. This month’s show features Tokyo Twilight, Fieu, Action Slacks
Ash Riske and Madeleine McCaw.
REQUIN BIRTHDAY, ORLANDO FURIOUS, ELDER & DANIEL VAN ZUTPHEN @ THE BEARDED LADY
What: Requin Birthday w/ Orlando Furious, Elder & Daniel Van Zutphen
When & Where: Friday, 7 June @ The Bearded Lady from 7.30PM
Cost: $10. More event info HERE.
Brisbanites are invited to Josh Strange’s Requin Birthday, where Josh will be playing bass live with Requin for the very first time. Joining them for this celebration is Orlando furious, Elder and Daniel Van Zutphen. Get ready to blow out the candles!
SCHEMA X SWASH - HUGE PUNK & ROCK NIGHT @ TOMCAT
S C H E M A collective and Swash bring you a hard hitting night of punk and rock bands to turn your Friday into FriYAY. Fill up on that purple drank and whip that neck to the tunes of The Glycereens, Lunchtime, ffirth, Strange Fiction and Regular Gonzales.
GUS & HUMBLET DUAL SINGLE RELEASE @ THE ZOO
To celebrate the launch of their new singles Know Idea (Humblet) and Mysterious Stone Cat (Gus), these two Brisbane outfits are teaming up for a night of raucous musical fun.
SATURDAY, 8 JUNE
THE DAGWOOD DOGS, DAZEY & LUCY FRANCESCA DRON @ GREASER BAR
What: The Dagwood Dogs, Dazey & Lucy Francesca Dron @ Greaser Bar
When & Where: Saturday, 8 June @ Greaser Bar from 8PM
Cost: FREE. More event info HERE.
THE BLACK CATAPULT 'WE WERE YOUNG' SINGLE LAUNCH @ FAT LOUIE’S
Brisbane punksters, The Black Catapult are launching their new single We Were Young with
support from Friends With The Enemy, All Hours and VRLS. The party’s going off at Fat Louie’s this Saturday night!
ERIN MAY, ENDLESS VALLEY & CANNY AND HALL @ THE MILK FACTORY
DAYS LIKE THESE, TO OCTAVIA, HOMEFRONT, UNI/VS & WINDWAKER @ CROWBAR
What: Days Like These, To Octavia, Homefront, UNI/VS & Windwaker
When & Where: Saturday, 8 June @ Crowbar from 8PM
Cost: $10 + bf. More event info HERE.
SUNDAY, 9 JUNE
THE BREW VARIETY SHOW @ BREW
Brisbane’s favourite underground café haunt, Brew, are keeping our souls warm this Sunday with the third instalment of their Brew Variety Show. This week’s show features Wystara, Timothy Learjet, Nicholas K. Watson and Durry Munchers.
Feature image: Humblet
Top 10 Brissie Gigs For $10 is a weekly list of Brisbane’s best gigs featuring local acts that won’t break the bank.