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SSC Newspaper : August 2012
■ Thursday, sepTember 6 Sydney UndergroUnd Film FeStival The 6th edition of the sydney underground Film Festival kicks off on Thursday, september 6. Watch a killer film, eat, drink and enjoy an unforgettable live performance. Check out the sydney underground Film Festival’s website at suff.com.au for the full program of movies. Cost: $90 (Festival ultimate pass). The Factory Theatre; factorytheatre.com.au. ■ Friday, augusT 10 Collard greenS and gravy Acclaimed for their gritty, driving sound, Collared Greens and Gravy play great foot-stomping countr y blues. Starts at 7pm. Cost: From $23.80. The Vanguard; thevanguard.com .au . ■ sunday, augusT 12 Faith lee Faith Lee will launch her debut EP at The Vanguard. Starts at 7pm. Cost: $13.80 . The Vanguard; thevanguard.com .au . ■ Tuesday, augusT 21 Wayne’S World The cult comedy screens at 6:30pm at the Vanguard. Cost: $16.80 . thevanguard.com .au . ■ saTurday, augusT 25 viva laS vegaS SpeCtaCUlar This spellbinding show is a journey to the City of Bright Lights. Combining sensational song and dance from iconic Vegas stars such as Dean Martin, Tom Jones and world class Elvis impersonator Rick Charles, with a big band. Starts at 8pm. Cost: From $59. Enmore Theatre; enmoretheatre.com .au ■ sunday, augusT 26 Save oUr SonS – laUgh For a CUre This spectacular line-up of the hilarious Triple M Grill Team, Julia Morris, Vince Sorrenti, Tahir, Rob Shahadie and many more will be a brilliant night of comedy. All proceeds raised will be going to Save Our Sons, an Australian charity which aims to help fund and find a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, which affects around one in 3600 boys. Starts at 6pm. Cost: From $79. Enmore Theatre; enmoretheatre.com .au. hayeS Carll This Texan singer/songwriter brings his banged-up take on classic country to the Factory Theatre for one night only. Starts at 8pm. Cost: From $28. The Factory Theatre; factorytheatre.com .au. the engliSh Beat After 30 years of creating some of the finest ska and reggae-pop, Dave Wakeling and the English Beat – who were at the forefront of the British Ska movement –are coming to Australia in August. Starts at 7pm. Cost: $49. The Factory Theatre; factorytheatre.com.au . ■ Tuesday, augusT 28 ConFeSSionS oF an opiUm eater preSented By the mUmeSon arChiveS Thomas de Quincy is an early 19th-century adventurer involved in helping runaway Chinese slave girls and victims of a war between two rival factions in San Francisco. Dressed in black from head to toe, de Quincy narrates his adventures. Starts at 6:30pm. Cost: $16.80 . The Vanguard;thevanguard.com .au . ■ Thursday, augusT 30 the BeaCh BoyS The Beach Boys will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a world tour. They are one of the most influential bands of all time. Join Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston and David Marks for a great reunion concert. Starts at 8pm. Strathfield Scene 23 www.ourstrathfield.com.au august/september events calendar Cost: From $99. All Phones Arena; allphonesarena.com .au. ■ Friday, augusT 31 1927 It has been 22 years since 1927 burst onto the scene with their debut album, selling half a million copies around Australia. Producing hits such as That’s When I Think Of You, If I Could, You’ll Never Know and more, they are one of the highest selling Australian bands ever. Starts at 8pm. Cost: $74.95. Enmore Theatre; enmoretheatre.com .au. tim rogerS Tim Rogers is a man with tunes, chutzpah, style and stage ownership. He’s back in Australia with a new record and national tour, Rogers Sings Rogerstein. He’ll be supported by the alternative country and roots singer, Catherine Britt. Starts at 8pm. Cost: $35. The Factory Theatre; factorytheatre.com.au . ■ saTurday, sepTember 1 the mcClymontS The Australian multi award-winning country music group will celebrate the release of their third album, Tw o Worlds Collide, with a brand new show and a national tour. They ’ve become massive on the country music scene after a world tour. Starts at 8pm. Cost: $59.90. Enmore Theatre; enmoretheatre.com .au. new Zealand hip hop sensations the home Brew Crew will be showcasing tracks from their critically- acclaimed debut album, which topped the nZ music charts when it was released in may this year – the first local rap group to do so since Scribe in 2003. Cost: From $30. the Factory theatre; factorytheatre.com.au. ■ saTurday, augusT 11 home BreW pitBUll Pitbull is one of the biggest R&B superstars of his time. He has collaborated with some of the biggest names in the industry such as Jennifer Lopez, Usher and Enrique Iglesias. He’ll be joined with Taio Cruz, DJ sensation Havana Brown and Timomatic. Starts at 7pm. Cost: From $79. All Phones; allphonesarena.com .au. ■ Friday, sepTember 7 akmal Saleh Controversial stand-up comedian Akmal Saleh’s show is his most punchy and jam-packed yet. This talented funny man has appeared on television and in film and is a radio DJ, improviser and author. He’s one of Australia’s most accomplished comedians, so this show will be hilarious and unmissable. Starts at 7:30pm. Cost: From $36.90. Enmore Theatre; enmoretheatre.com.au . ■ saTurday, sepTember 8 Xavier rUdd He’s got one of the nation’s most iconic voices, and Xaviar Rudd is now touring the country with his new show, Spirit Bird. To celebrate the release of his seventh studio album, the music delves into his spiritual ancestry. Starts at 7:30pm. Cost: $61.90. Enmore Theatre; enmoretheatre.com.au .