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All The Gigs You Have To See This February In Brisbane

By Siobhan Taylor - 01 Feb 2017

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Brisbane is more than just amazing rooftop bars and dog friendly cafes, it’s also home to an infamous, diverse and vibrant music scene, and this month we have a whole lot of talanted musicans and bands hitting up our sweet, sweet city. Whether you're enjoying an old fave or searching for a new flame, here are the best gigs in Brisbane you should be checking out this month. 

Friday 3rd February

These Guy “Who Is It?” LP Launch

The Foundry

Fusing electronic and acoustic sounds, These Guy give us groovy synthy 80’s pop sounds one second, and jangly indie rock the next. And damn is it delightful to experience.

For info, click here.

NGHTMRE

The Tivoli

Genre-busting electronic producer NGHTMRE is hitting up The Tivoli for his biggest run of headline dates yet. Having worked with the likes of The Prodigy, The Griswalds, Flux Pavilion and Zeds Dead, we are guaranteed an absolute fire set.

For info, click here.

Jess Locke

The Haunt

Having independently released her first full-length album, Words That Seem To Slip Away, followed up by a well received single, Paper Planes, Jess is touring with her pals Shiny Coin, Gonzovillain and Kate Woodhouse for an arvo or melancholy folk-pop.

For info, click here.

Saturday 4th February

Hands Like Houses

The Triffid

Coming off an absolutely massive year following the release of their critically acclaimed third album, Dissonants, Hands Like Houses will be hitting The Triffid stage and performing their arsenal or new and old anthems.

For info, click here.

Trophy Eyes "Chemical Mind" Tour

The Brightside

Touring with their latest album, Chemical Mind, Trophy Eyes is an alt-punk unit out of Newcastle. Following tours in the UK, Europe, and the US, the boys are back on home shores to deliver a couple of electric performances.

For info, click here.

Sunday 5th February

The Cat Empire and Xavier Rudd

Sandstone Point Hotel

Touring together for the first time in an open-air venue perfect for summer, these virtuosos’ of genre-blending and incredible musicianship will thrill fans. Also hitting the stage is HARTS, Ocean Alley, and Sahara Beck.

For info, click here.

Tuesday 7th February

Suzi Quatro

QPAC Concert Hall

Rock and roll, multi-instrumentalist, and glam rock legend Suzi Quatro, along with Andy Scott, Don Powell, and her eight-piece band, will be in town to prove that rock doesn’t have an age limit. Get amongst it!

For info, click here.

Thursday 9th February

PLTS 

The Foundry

Byron Bay boys PLTS are touring Australia with their new single, Call Me Out. Having performed at Splendour in the Grass last year as Triple J Unearthed winners, they know how to work a crowd and put on a killer set.

For info, click here.

Paul Dempsey

Sol Bar

Paul Dempsey is hitting the road again. Armed with his evocative lyrics, gorgeous vocals, and fresh rhythms, he will be performing songs from his second solo-album, Strange Loop.

For info, click here.

Friday 10th February

Underoath

Eaton’s Hill Hotel

Did you ever think we would get to see an Underoath Reunion Tour? Dubbed the Rebirth Tour, they will be playing the classic albums They’re Only Chasing Safety and Define The Great Line in their entirety.

For info, click here.

Faleepo Francisco

Woolly Mammoth Ale House

This three-piece indie unit had a big year in 2016, and without missing a step they will be hitting the road early 2017. With their big energy and catchy riffs, this isn’t one to miss.

For info, click here.

Saturday 11th February

A Day On The Green

Sirromet Wines

A Day on the Green always delivers incredible artists that know how to put on a good show, and this year is no different. James Taylor, Bernard Fanning, and Kasey Chambers are all on the billing. Just look at that line-up!

For info, click here.

Wednesday 15th February

Will Wagner Solo Tour

The Zoo

Smith Street Band front man Will Wagner is no stranger to a big crowd. Prior to what will surely be another big year for Smith Street Band, Will is embarking on a solo tour this February with his own tunes, supported by Laura Stevenson, Lucy Wilson and Iona Cairns.

For info, click here.

Thursday 16th February

Lady Leshurr

Woolly Mammoth Ale House

If you have hit the club at any time in the last few months, chances are you’ve heard the quick-witted, grimy, raps of UK rapper, Lady Leshurr. Considered one of the UK’s most prominent female rappers, she will be making her Australian debut on the stages of The Woolly Mammoth.

For info, click here.

Friday 17th February

Midas Gold “For What It’s Worth” Tour

Black Bear Lodge

If you saw Tkay Maizda during her most recent headlining tour, then you probably saw Midas Gold warming up the stage and spitting fire. Kicking of 2017 with an east coast tour, you can expect Midas Gold to start blowing up around the country.

For info, click here

Fractures

The Brightside

Following a national support slot for vocalist queen Emma Louise, Fractures will be bringing his impressive set list to Brisbane promoting his forthcoming LP, Still Here. Along with the five-piece band, Fractures is set to impress audiences with his insightful lyrics and gorgeous instrumentals. 

For info, click here.

Thursday 18th February

We Lost The Sea “Last Dive” Tour

The Foundry

Following a debut headline last year, as well as a tour supporting classical-metal geniuses, Apocalyptica, the six-piece unit will be touring the east coast performing Departure Songs in its entirety one last time. Following the loss of lead singer and best friend, Chris Torpy, this will be a highly emotional performance commemorating the end of an era.

For info, click here.

Wednesday 22nd February

Warpaint

The Triffid

American indie-rock gals, Warpaint, are touring this February with their new record, Heads Up. Following two headline tours in Australia, as well as festival appearances at both Laneway and Splendour in the Grass, they are no strangers to Australian crowds, and are sure to thrill once again with their sinewy beats and bumped-up tempos.

For info, click here.

Friday 24th February

Bag Raiders DJ Set

The Brightside

The LA-based Australian electronic pop-duo, known for their high-energy live sets and groovy productions, is back in town and hitting the decks at The Brightside for another open-air carpark party.

For info, click here.

Porter Robinson and Madeon

The Riverstage

Celebrating the release of their collaborative single, Shelter, Porter and Hugo will bring their massive A/V experience to the Aussie east coast. Exploring the best of their solo catalogues as well as newly re-worked cuts, this will be a massive extravaganza of live instrumentation, mesmerizing lighting, and hi-tech stage production.

For info, click here.

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