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SSC Newspaper : SS9 February 2011
february-march events calendar ■ Sunday 5 February abbie Cardwell & Her leading Men: THe bare boneS SeSSion albuM Famed for their rootsy, rockabilly sound, Abbie and her Leading Men will be performing at The Vanguard in a very magical evening. Their new album The Bare Bones Session was recorded in a Melbourne studio with no editing or overdubbing. Mixed by the famous Nick Didia, the album is already receiving rave reviews. Starts at 6:30pm. Tickets: $11 (pre-sale), $40 (main meal and show). The Vanguard, 42 King Street, Newtown. Phone: 9557 7992; www.thevanguard.com.au ■ Monday 7 February Two door CineMa Club One of the hottest newcomers this year, Two Door Cinema Club has taken the world by storm. Before they play at the sold-out 2011 St Jerome’s Laneway Festival, you have a chance to catch them at the Enmore Theatre. Northern Ireland’s best export will be set to give a rocking show. Starts at 7:15pm. Tickets: $56.10/$64.45. Enmore Theatre, 118-132 Enmore Road, Enmore. Phone: 9550 3666; www.enmoretheatre.com.au ■ wedneSday 9 February FoalS This post-punk quintet return to our shores after a successful sold-out tour last August, Foals are set to deliver a dynamic and awe-inspiring concert to promote their album Total Life Forever. Shortlisted for the 2010 Mercury Music Prize this album displays hushed tones and plenty of pop hooks. Starts at 7:15pm. Tickets: $61.60. Enmore Theatre, 118-132 Enmore Road, Enmore. Phone: 9550 3666; www. enmoretheatre.com.au ■ Friday 11 February JoSepH and THe aMazing TeCHniColour dreaMCoaT The spectacular new production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat tells the biblical tale of Joseph and his trials. The all-star cast includes Neil Gooding who has also appeared in Guys and Dolls and Titanic and also features many local schoolchildren in the choir. Starts at 7:30pm. Tickets: $49/$43/$38.30. Riverside Theatres, Parramatta. Phone: 8839 3398; www.riverside- parramatta.com.au ■ TueSday 15 February MiCHael bublé Michael Bublé returns to Australia for his Crazy Love tour – the success of his fourth album has stunned fans and critics alike - it’s already five times platinum in Australia. With hits like Haven’t Met You Yet and Hold On, Bublé will have his crowd rocking and rolling. Starts at 8pm. Tickets: $149/$119/$90. Acer Arena, Sydney Olympic Park. Phone: 132 849; www.ticketek.com .au ■ THurSday 17 February doveS To celebrate their illustrious career which has spanned over a decade, Doves will be returning to Australia for their The Best of Doves: 2011 tour. As one of Britain’s most loved bands, the band are set to deliver a stellar performance as they take their Australian fans back into the history of their music. Starts at 8pm. Tickets: $72.10. Enmore Theatre, 118-132 Enmore Road, Enmore. Phone: 9550 3666; www. enmoretheatre.com.au Strathfield Scene 19 Pick of the Month: Mark Seymour, famous for writing the classic Gen X anthem Throw Your Arms Around Me. (The Vanguard). what’s on www.ourstrathfield.com.au ■ Friday 18 February niCHolaS roy Having released his debut album, In A Shoebox Under The Bed, Nicholas Roy ’s piano-based alternative/indie pop repertoire should please his fans. With a sound similar to Radiohead, Ben Folds Five and David Gray, this brooding musician’s semi-electro sounds with a pop-rock feel will make his audience swoon. Starts at 6:30pm. Tickets: $12 (pre-sale), $41 (main meal and show), $15 (door). The Vanguard, 42 King Street, Newtown. Phone: 9557 7992; www.thevanguard.com.au ■ SaTurday 19 February MovieS in THe park - inviCTuS Strathfield Council’s Movies in the Gets You True has earned Casey Best Male artist at the Irish Music Awards. Casey has also toured with U2 on their Vertigo Tour while the band were touring throughout Europe. Starts at 8pm. Tickets: $35. The Factory Theatre, 105 Victoria Road, Marrickville. Phone: 9550 3666; www.factorytheatre.com .au arMageddon expo The Armageddon Expo is bringing a diverse range of media, comic and anime guests. The fun-filled expo includes voice-acting workshops, live wrestling, amusement rides, eating challenges, animation screening room and much more. Starts at 9am. Tickets: $35/$20/$17/$10. Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park. Phone: 9714 7888; www. armageddonexpo.com/au ■ TueSday 1 MarCH SoCial diSTorTion After 31 years, Social Distortion is finally coming to Australia. This Southern Californian punk band has lately returned to their country music and classic rock and roll roots. Lead singer Mike Ness has been compared to being the closest musical descendant of Johnny Cash in the business. Starts at 6:30pm. Tickets: $62.70. Enmore Theatre, 118-132 Enmore Road, Enmore. Phone: 9550 3666; www. enmoretheatre.com.au ■ Friday 4 MarCH Mark SeyMour One of the best singers/songwriters in this country Mark Seymour will be performing his beautiful acoustic music at The Vanguard. Formerly the frontman of Hunters & Collectors, Seymour’s solo career has included five albums, roles on City Homicide and in a 2009 theatre production of One Night The Moon. Starts at 6:30pm. Tickets: $25 (pre-sale), $54 (main meal and show), $30 (door). The Vanguard, 42 King Street, Newtown. Phone: 9557 7992; www. thevanguard.com.au Park will be showing Invictus. The film follows Nelson Mandela’s first term as the South African President. To end divisions of apartheid-torn South Africa, Mandela enlists the help of the national rugby team who win the 1995 World Cup. Starts at 8pm. Cost: Free. Strathfield Park, Strathfield. Phone: 9748 9999. www. strathfield.nsw.gov.au SyndiCaTe The Sydney rockers have been busy preparing their new album. The five-piece band have already recorded with some of the best producers; such as Jeff Blue who has worked with Linkin Park and Matchbox 20; and Brandon Friesen who has worked with Sum 41 and The Music. Their highly anticipated album will be sure to excite fans. Starts at 8pm. Tickets: $15. The Factory Theatre, 105 Victoria Road, Marrickville. Phone: 9550 3666; www. factorytheatre.com.au ■ Sunday 20 February M. ward Compared to the likes of John Fahey and Tom Waits, this brilliant guitarist will capture his audience with a rare sense of melody. After his first album Transfiguration of Vincent, Ward has developed a large and dedicated audience. This soulful artist was part of the duo with actress Zooey Deschanel known as She & Him, and has collaborated with some of the world’s best musicians including Cat Power, Norah Jones and Neko Case. Starts at 7:30pm. Tickets: $67.60. Enmore Theatre, 118-132 Enmore Road, Enmore. Phone: 9550 3666; www. enmoretheatre.com.au ■ SaTurday 26 February paddy CaSey Paddy Casey has been the forefront of the Irish music scene since the release of his debut album Amen (So Be It) in 1999. Some of his featured hits such as Everybody Wants and Whatever Sunday 5 February abbie Cardwell & Her leading Men: THe bare boneS SeSSion albuM