Brisbane’s quirkiest pop rock quartet OJ Mengel hit the stage at The Junk Bar for an intimate acoustic sesh on their “I got the change for Kathmandu” tour. Joined by Miranda Kelly and The Queensland Drover, it’s set to be an evening of cocktails, mates and warmhearted tunes. However if you’re up for something a little more Riot Grrrl then get cho’self to The End as the gals from GUNK reunite to slam your ear holes with some of their punk grunge antics. Supported by local alt-rockers Start Together along with free entry and Rainbow beer on tap, it’s sure to be an eclectic evening. But if the valley is calling, Crowbar has got your back with a punk rock showdown. The boys from Semantics are releasing their debut EP, with the support of Sunshine Coast lads Lifeboat. Doors at 7:30pm and free admission, go have yourself a shiner of a time.
Sydney punk lords These New South Whales are up causing havoc in celebration of their recently released debut album “You Work For Us”. Playing at The Foundry with beaut local supports WHALEHOUSE and Sweatercurse, it’s sure to kick your weekend off with a bang. However if you’re up for something with a little less head bang and a little more groove potential, then head on over to The Zoo for Shower Beers. The bill sports Max Chillen and the Kerbside Collective along with Chesterfield Music, The Flamingo Jones and TRAILS, plus an abundance of froffies on the house, what more do you need?
Finally, what’s a weekend without a bit of Custard, amirite? Well Woolly Mammoth has got chu good as our fave 90s Brissie boys head back out on tour for the release of their seventh album “The Common Touch”. After writing and recording the album in California, the lads bring back a redefined outlook on the indie pop sound we’ve grown to love. So pull out your band shirts and treat yourself to a crafty this Saturday eve.