GIG GUIDE: August 8th – 14th

THURSDAY: The Bungalows, Sticky Fingers @ Yours and Owls
8pm, $10, 18+

THURSDAY: Southerly Change, Swing Booty @ Sol Studios
8pm, $10, all ages

FRIDAY: Regurgitator, Disasteradio, Sydney Girls Choir @ Unibar
8pm, $15, 18+

FRIDAY: Justin Derrico, Alotta Presha, The Good God Damned, A Cat Named Kesey @ Waves Nightclub, Towradgi
8pm, $30, 18+ (CLICK TO BUY TICKETS)

FRIDAY: Mom Dad & The Kids, Let Me Down Jungleman @ Yours and Owls
8pm, 18+

FRIDAY: Blueberry Circuit, The Maze, Tommy M & The Mastersounds, Abstract Classic @ City Diggers (KidzWish Fundraising Concert)
7.30pm, $10, all ages (under 18s need to be signed in by an adult)

FRIDAY: Acid Monkeys (album launch), Baby Machine, Rock Steady Dub Militia @ Dicey Riley’s
9pm, free, 18+

SATURDAY: Ash Grunwald @ Waves Nightclub, Towradgi
8pm, $23.50, 18+ (CLICK TO BUY TICKETS)

SATURDAY: WIM, The Preachers @ Yours and Owls
8pm, $10, 18+

SATURDAY: Mortal Sin, Wolfkhan, Nekrofeist, Casket @ The Patch
7.30pm, $15, 18+

SUNDAY: Holland, I Am Apollo, Jack R Reilly @ Yours and Owls
8pm, 18+



Lots of local action happening this week. Bec Sandridge has her final Australian show before heading overseas, with Brisbane band Holland and local rhythm & blues group Rocking Horse also playing at the Otis Bar on Wednesday; Elite Element, fresh off supporting Parkway Drive at the WIN Entertainment Centre, play a FREE, all ages show at the Youth Centre; dad-rockers Airbourne stop into the Unibar on Friday; and The Bungalows launch their new album with a show and listening party at Yours and Owls. Huge week!

WEDNESDAY: Bec Sandridge, Holland, Rocking Horse @ Otis Bar
8pm, $5, 18+

THURSDAY: Elite Element, Grey Tempest @ Wollongong Youth Centre
6pm, free, all ages

THURSDAY: Tim Fitz + more @ Yours and Owls
8pm, 18+

FRIDAY: Airbourne, The Casonovas, Tonk @ Wollongong Unibar
8pm, $28 (tickets available through BigTix), 18+

FRIDAY: Chainsaw Mascara, Holdfast, Cabin Fever, Rukus, Last Call, Psychotic Numbskulls @ The Patch
8pm, $8, 18+

FRIDAY: Vulpes Vulpes, The Pennys, Soiled Earth @ Dicey Rileys
9pm, free, 18+

FRIDAY: Distract, Try Fire, Chainsaw Mascara @ Headlands Hotel, Austinmer
8pm, $5, 18+

SATURDAY: Vulpes Vulpes, Roaring Griffin @ 5 Crown Lane (Music Farmers)
2pm, free, all ages

SATURDAY: Moroccan Holiday, Avaine + more @ The Patch
8pm, 18+

SATURDAY: The Tom & Dave Show, A.D.D, Fiend @ Palm Court Hotel
8pm, free, 18+

SATURDAY: Van The Man @ Dicey Rileys
8pm, $10, 18+

SUNDAY: The Bungalows (performance + album listening party) @ Yours and Owls
5:30pm, $20 (includes copy of new album ‘Monkey Mountain Road’), 18+

SUNDAY: Illy + special guests @ Waves Nightclub, Towradgi
8pm, $20 presale (tickets available through Moshtix), 18+

SUNDAY: The Villains @ Thirroul Bowling Club

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THURSDAY: Places, People (album launch), Holland, Rhys Stamnas @ Otis Bar
8pm, 18+

Get along to the Otis Bar on Thursday night for the album launch from local singer/songwriter, Places People (aka Brian Hugelmeyer). ‘Hid & Hunted’ is the debut album from Places People, Hugelmeyer’s solo indie-folk venture. Describing the album as ‘quite dark,’ but underpinned by recurring themes of self-peace and growth, ‘Hid & Hunted’ will be launched on Thursday along with a book of poetry, short stories and writings from the Wollongong artist (click here for more information about the album)
Also playing on the night are Brisbane melodic rock band Holland, and another promising local songwriter, Rhys Stamnas.

Also, make sure to check out Radar’s revealing interview with Brian Hugelmeyer, coming later this week!


WEDNESDAY: Emperors, The Good God Damned @ The Patch
7pm, 18+

THURSDAY: Mung, Flat White Cats @ Wollongong Youth Centre
6pm, free, all ages

FRIDAY: God Rest The Good Doctor *FINAL SHOW* at World Bar, Kings Cross
9pm, 18+

SATURDAY: Dane Overton, Bec Sandridge, Jack Reilly @ Werri Beach Progress Hall, Gerringong
11am, free, all ages

SATURDAY: Record Store Day @ Music Farmers, 5 Crown Lane
Featuring Blackie (The Hard Ons), Michelle Maddon, The Pennys, Jack Reilly, Nothing Rhymes With David
12pm, free, all ages

SATURDAY: The Acid Monkeys, On Empty, Gentlemen & Vagabonds @ The Patch
8pm, $5, 18+


Local singer-songwriter Brian Hugelmeyer has announced details about his upcoming  ‘Hid & Hunted’ album release, the debut recording under his solo moniker, Places, People .

‘Hid & Hunted’ will be launched with a show at Wollongong’s Otis Bar on April 14th, with the album available for purchase that same day. Hugelmeyer has also revealed that a book of poetry, short stories and writings, dubbed ‘From The Milton Wood, & Other Nonsense,’ will be included as part of a package with the album.

Recorded over the period of a year, ‘Hid & Hunted’ is Hugelmeyer’s first solo album. After a big twelve months, where he played alongside Kyu, Ben Jorgenson and Matt Corby and released his first single ‘Brothers’ (which gained Triple J airplay), Places People’s debut album will be launched with an intimate show at the Otis Bar on April 14th. Supports for the show will be Brisbane melodic rock four-piece Holland, and local singer-songwriter Rhys Stamnas.

Stay tuned early next week for Radar’s interview with Brian. For more information about ‘Hid & Hunted,’ and to get a sneak peek of a few songs, see the video below where Brian explains a bit about the album.

‘Hid & Hunted’ tracklisting:
1. The business of sadness
2. Changing (summer)
3. Such is, of a new Earth & season     
4. We are young (winter)
5. Brothers
6. The moderns of natives

7. Frost & fire (autumn)
8. Kingdom…..w/ The Orient interlude
9. German son, English tongue and soldier

10. Seasick (spring)
11. Ár máthair of De Børneflok
12. Rotterdam

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