Canberra has no shortage of live music over the next month. We’ve put together a list of the some of the biggest gigs hitting our stages in March.
Pleased to Jive You – The Pheonix, March 11 – Canberra-favourites Pleased to Jive You are playing a free show on the Sunday of the Canberra Day long weekend, accompanied by JAYNE., Jack Billman and Northbourne Flats. The band recently donated a track to the SAVE THE PHEONIX mixtape, which you can purchase for $10 here.
Sound and Fury – NFSA, March 17 – One of two ‘Art, Not Apart’ after-parties, Sound and Fury will be an evening of punchy music, theatre, dance and live art, held at the National Film and Sound Archive. Grab your ticket here.
Camp Cope w/ Chastity Belt (USA) – The Basement, March 21 – Camp Cope have had a massive 12 months, playing at the Sydney Opera House, The Forum and across the USA, so it’s no surprise that this one’s already sold out. If you missed out on a ticket, you can join the waiting list on Oztix here.
Paces – Mr Wolf, March 23 – Fresh off the back off his latest release, live electronic act Paces is hitting Mr Wolf as part of his Going Mad tour. Tickets on the door.
The Smith Street Band – UC Refectory, March 23 – After hitting #3 on the ARIA Album chart with their latest release More Scared Of You Than You Are Of Me, The Smith Street Band are off on another huge national tour. Currently touring Europe with good friends, The Front Bottom, the band will return to Australia for a run of shows with Bec Sandridge and Press Club. Tickets are on sale here.
Jackson Browne – Canberra Theatre, March 28 – Selling over 18 million albums during his career and writing some of the world’s most moving songs, including Take It Easy, These Days and Somebody’s Baby, Jackson Browne is in a league of his own. He’s coming to Canberra as part of his 7th Australian your since 2001. Tickets are available here.
Hot Dub Wine Machine – Pialligo Estate, March 31 – Hot Dub Time Machine is bringing his hugely popular vineyard festival to Pialligo Estate. With a lineup featuring Sneaky Sound System, The Kite String Tangle, Touch Sensitive, Luke Million, Haiku Hands, and host Tom Tilley, this is sure to be a big one. Pick up your ticket here.
If that’s not enough, check out the big acts coming to town in April:
Set Mo – Mr Wolf, April 13
The Jungle Giants – UC Refectory, April 14
Crooked Colours w/ Running Touch – Academy Club, April 21
Groovin’ The Moo 2018 – University of Canberra, April 29