Moshtix Weekender 046: Your Guide To What's On This Weekend

Written by Jay-Dee on 1st August, 2019
Moshtix Weekender 046: Your Guide To What's On This Weekend

Your workweek is almost over and you have no plans for the weekend yet. You've got two options here, you either sit on the couch binge-watching your fave tv series all weekend or you check out some great live acts and events with your mates... Quick, what do you do... 

If you've opted for the second option, then you're in for a real treat of a weekend indeed! Here are some of our top picks we reckon you should check out this weekend.


QLD


Osaka Punch @ The Outpost - Fri 2 August

Brissy's beloved prog-rock bandits Osaka Punch are headlining one of the very first shows at the brand new venue The Outpost, located within Fortitude Music Hall. This is your chance to see the band for the first time since their huge tour across the country with legendary prog-rockers Cog, so you better mark this event in your diary!



WAAX @ Gilligans Cairns - Sat 3 August

Get down to Gilligans Cairns this Saturday and catch Brisbane rock dogs WAAX performing live to celebrate their debut album 'Big Grief', slated for release on Aug 23. Supporting the group will be Machine Machine and Motions.




The Outpost Opening Weekend Party @ The Outpost - Sat 3 August

Head down to The Outpost this Saturday and catch performances by local legends Sweater Curse, Melb alt-rock group RAT!Hammock, Felivand, Sycco and DJ sets from members of Good Boy, Major Leagues, Jeremy Neale, First Beige and Concrete Surfers. We can't wait!



VIC


Rael (BR) @ Howler - Fri 2 August

Enjoy an epic party this Friday night at Howler. Tropical Lab brings the best of Brazilian music to the stage with performances by Brazilian singer Rael da Rima, supported by Samba Paradise and DJ MAXX R.



Sunbeam Sound Machine @ The Gasometer Hotel - Fri 2 August

Get groovy with 5-piece Sunbeam Sound Machine this Friday night at The Gasometer Hotel as they celebrate the release of their second album 'Goodness Gracious', an album full to the brim with warped strings and melodic guitar riffs.



Kokedama DIY Workshop @ POP Wilder - Saturday 3 August

Want to learn how to turns plants into gorgeous hanging works of art? Join Pop Wilder this Saturday for the launch of their new weekend workshop and take away your very own Kokedama ball! How cools that?!


NSW


Candys Takeover ft. Bonka @ RG McGees Hotel - Fri 2 August

Candys are bringing the ultimate party to RG McGee's Hotel in Richmond NSW this Friday night. Aussie DJ duo Bonka will also be leading the festivities, bringing 1000/10 vibes to the dancefloor. 



Doko @ The Vanguard - Sat 3 August

Suss out 80s New Wave Psych rockers Doko as they celebrate their latest single 'Borrowed Time' this Saturday at The Vanguard. You won't regret it!



SA


ARNO FARAJI @ Rocket Bar & Rooftop, Adelaide - Fri 2 August

WA-based hip hop producer Arno Faraji has performed alongside the likes of Kwame and Cosmo's Midnight. This Friday night Faraji kicks off his own debut Australian headline tour at Rocket Bar & Rooftop, supported by ELK and Cats DJ's. We suggest you go check this incredibly talented artist out!



Woolly Mammoth 2019 @ Lion Arts Factory - Sat 3 August

Catch 17 huge acts across 2 stages this Saturday at Lion Arts Factory including performances by Press Club, Bugs, The Lazy Suzan's, Bec Stevens, Barefoot Bowls Club, Dead Roo and more. This event will certainly get you out of that winter hibernation slump alright!



WA


Old Blood @ Duke of George - Sat 3 August

Old Blood make their Royal Debut at The Duke of George this Saturday, bringing fans a night of indie-rock goodness. Check the band out before they head to Wave Rock Festival later this year.



Jazz Rampage! Mace Francis Orchestra Album Launch + Tim Voutas Quartet @ Freo.Social - Sun 4 August

Freo.Social dishes up a bunch of local jazz legends this Sunday. Join them for their second Jazz Rampage session featuring Tim Voutas Quartet and Mace Francis Orchestra who will be launching their brand new album 'Love Songs I love' on the night.


ACT


GAMMA.CON 2019 @ Exhibition Park in Canberra - Sat 3 & Sun 4 August

Check out Canberra's very own pop culture festival this weekend with a huge line-up of shows, games, comic books, movies and more!

Basenji @ UC Hub - Sat 3 August

Basenji brings the heat to UC Hub this Saturday to celebrate the start of semester two. His hard-hitting dance beats and uplifting melodies will make him a hard act to miss.



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