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Summer shows wrap-up

Following the long awaited announcement last week regarding the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' sideshows, it seemed as good as time as ever to do a quick little summary of the billion or so gigs that are happening over this year's summer festival season.

I am sure this is incomplete, so feel free drop any I have missed into the comments.

Thursday, December 10: Corner Hotel, Melbourne
Saturday, December 12: Annandale Hotel, Sydney
Tuesday, December 15: Kings Arms, Auckland
Wednesday, December 16: TBA, Wellington

Al Green
Saturday, January 9: Sydney Festival First Night, Domain, Sydney
Monday, January 11: State Theatre, Sydney
Tuesday, January 12: State Theatre, Sydney
Thursday, January: Palais Theatre, Melbourne
Sunday, January 17: Perth Zoo, Perth
Tuesday, January 19: Convention Centre, Brisbane
Thursday, January 21: Civic Theatre, Auckland

Andrew Bird
Friday, January 1: The Hi-Fi, Melbourne
Sunday, January 3: Sydney Opera House, Sydney

Animal Collective
Thursday, December 10: Tivoli, Brisbane
Friday, December 11: Enmore Theatre, Sydney
Thursday, December 17: Capitol, Perth

Camera Obscura
Thursday, January 21: Beck's Festival Bar, Sydney
Friday, January 22: The Zoo, Brisbane
Saturday, January 23: Corner Hotel, Melbourne
Monday, January 25: Amplifier, Perth

Chairlift (w/ The Phenomenal Handclap Band)
Saturday, January 2: The Corner Hotel, Melbourne
Thursday, January 7: The Manning Bar, Sydney

Saturday, January 2: Metro Theatre, Sydney
Tuesday, January 5: The Hi-Fi, Melbourne

Monday, January 4: Palace Theatre, Melbourne
Wednesday, January 6: Metro Theatre, Sydney

Future Of The Left
Sunday, January 3: The Zoo, Brisbane
Thursday, January 7: The Annandale Hotel, Sydney
Friday, January 8: The Corner Hotel, Melbourne

Grizzly Bear
Monday, January 4: Corner Hotel, Melbourne
Tuesday, January 5: Corner Hotel, Melbourne
Friday, January 8: Fly By Night, Perth
Monday, January 11: City Recital Hall, Sydney
Tuesday, January 12: City Recital Hall, Sydney
Wednesday, January 13: Beck's Festival Bar, Sydney

Jane's Addiction
Tuesday, February 23: Enmore Theatre, Sydney
Wednesday, February 24: The Palace, Melbourne

Jarvis Cocker
Saturday, December 2: Town Hall, Wellington
Monday, December 4: Powerstation, Auckland
Tuesday, December 5: Hi Fi Bar, Brisbane
Thursday, December 7: Metro Theatre, Sydney
Friday, December 8: Metro Freo, Perth
Sunday, December 10: HQ, Adelaide
Monday, December 11: Forum, Melbourne

Sunday, January 3: Palais Theatre, Melbourne
Monday, January 4: Sydney Opera House, Sydney

Neko Case
Monday, January 11: City Recital Hall, Sydney
Tuesday, January 12: City Recital Hall, Sydney
Thursday, January 14: Hi-Fi, Melbourne
Saturday January 16: Fowlers Live, Adelaide
Sunday, January 17: The Rosemount, Perth

Pharoahe Monch
Monday, December 4: TBA, Perth
Tuesday, December 5: The Zoo, Brisbane
Thursday, December 7: The Governor Hindmarsh, Adelaide
Sunday, December 10: The Forum, Sydney
Monday, December 11: Prince Of Wales, Melbourne

Seasick Steve
Saturday, January 2: The Athenaeum, Melbourne
Monday, January 4: Metro Theatre, Sydney

Tuesday, November 24: Astor Theatre, Perth
Saturday, November 28: Enmore Theatre, Sydney
Sunday, December 3: Hi-Fi Bar, Brisbane
Sunday, December 10: The Palace, Melbourne
Thursday, December 14: The Governor Hindmarsh, Adelaide

The Books
Thursday, January 14: The John Curtin Bandroom, Melbourne
Friday, January 15: The John Curtin Bandroom, Melbourne
Saturday, January 16: The Famous Spiegeltent, Sydney
Sunday, January 17: The Famous Spiegeltent, Sydney

The Mars Volta
Monday, January 18: Tivoli, Brisbane
Wednesday, January 20: Hordern Pavilion, Sydney
Monday, January 25: Festival Hall, Melbourne

The Phenomenal Handclap Band (w/ Chairlift)
Saturday, January 2: The Corner Hotel, Melbourne
Thursday, January 7: The Manning Bar, Sydney

The View
Sunday, January 3: The Hi-Fi, Melbourne
Monday, January 4: The Hi-Fi, Brisbane
Tuesday, January 5: Metro Theatre, Sydney

Thee Oh Sees
Saturday, December 2: The Harp, Wollongong
Sunday, December 3: Annandale Sydney, Sydney
Monday, December 4: The Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle
Friday, December 5: Oxford Art Factory, Sydney
Sunday, December 10: The Metro, Adelaide
Sunday December 17: The Clubhouse, Brisbane
Monday, December 18: Billboards, Melbourne
Tuesday, December 19: The Newmarket, Bendigo

White Rabbits
Tuesday, January 5: Oxford Art Factory, Sydney
Wednesday, January 6: Corner Hotel, Melbourne

Saturday, December 12: Meredith Festival
Sunday, December 13 Troubadour, Brisbane
Tuesday, December 15: East Brunswick Club, Melbourne
Wednesday, December 16: Annandale Hotel, Sydney

Saturday, December 13: Revolver, Melbourne
Tuesday, December 15: Oxford Art Factory, Sydney
Wednesday, December 16: Brisbane Powerhouse, Brisbane

Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Tuesday, December 29: Festival Hall, Melbourne
Friday, January 8: Hordern Pavilion, Sydney

Yo La Tengo
Thursday, February 11: Thornbury Theatre, Melbourne
Friday, February 12: The Forum, Melbourne
Saturday, February 13: Moorilla, Hobart
Tuesday, February 16: Hi-Fi Bar, Brisbane
Wednesday, February 17: The Basement, Sydney
Thursday, February 18: Metro Theatre, Sydney
Friday, February 19: Fowlers Live, Adelaide


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Friday, 26 February 2010 – Perth Festival Music Box Perth WA
Sunday, 28 February 2010 – Hotel Great Northern Byron Bay NSW
Tuesday, 2 March 2010 – HI-FI Brisbane QLD
Wednesday, 3 March 2010 – Metro Theatre Sydney NSW
Friday, 5 March 2010 – WOMADelaide Adelaide SA
Saturday, 6 March 2010 – WOMADelaide Adelaide SA
Sunday, 7 March 2010 – Golden Plains Festival VIC
Monday, 8 March 2010 – Prince Bandroom, Melbourne VIC
Tuesday, 9 March 2010 -Thornbury Theatre Melbourne VIC

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Jonny Yes Yes

and... HEALTH just got announced!!!! ... exclamation points..!!!

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Jonny Yes Yes

looks like i should have held off a couple of hours....

horrors just got announced too..

Wednesday 20 January – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney
Wednesday 27 January – Corner Hotel, Melbourne
Saturday 30 January – Amplifier Bar, Perth

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Hey bands, Brisbane has venues to play as well, YA JERKS.

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Jonny Yes Yes

Crocodiles also confirmed their sideshows earlier...

Wednesday, December 9: Oxford Art Factory, Sydney (Speak n Spell Christmas Party)
Thursday, December 10: The Zoo, Brisbane (supporting Patrick Wolf)
Saturday, December 12: Northcote Social Club, Melbourne

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UGHHH why does everything have to be at OAF??? why why why.

horrors :'(
I'll already feel enough like a wanker without being at OAF too.

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Jonny Yes Yes

there aren't any other venues left.. crazy Nick Cage closed them all down

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can't they just play at my house or something?

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Jonny Yes Yes

some more BDO sideshows announced by FL this morning...

Monday 25 January – The Hordern Pavilion, Sydney
Wednesday 27 January – The palace, Melbourne

Tuesday 19 January – River Stage, Brisbane (with Lily Allen, Calvin Harris + Miami Horror (On Sale Now!)
Sunday 24 January – Enmore Theatre, Sydney
Thursday 28 January – The Forum, Melbourne

Sunday 24 January – The Metro, Sydney
Wednesday 27 January – Billboard, Melbourne

Thursday 21 January – The Roundhouse, Sydney
Thursday 28 January – The Palace, Melbourne

Wednesday 19 January – Riverstage, Brisbane (with Lily Allen + Calvin Harris + Miami Horror (On Sale Now!)
Thursday 21 January – The Metro, Sydney
Monday 25 January – prince Of Wales, Melbourne

Wednesday 20 January – The Metro, Sydney
Monday 25 January – The Corner, Melbourne

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Jonny Yes Yes

and .. The Big Pink..

Tuesday, March 2: Capitol, Perth
Thursday, March 4: The Hi Fi, Brisbane
Friday, March 5: Billboard, Melbourne
Sunday, March 7: Metro Theatre, Sydney

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Daniel Johnston plays Laneway Festival sideshows in Sydney on January 25, February 3, February 4, and in Melbourne on February 27 and February 28. No word on venues yet.

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Jonny Yes Yes

antony and the johnsons - jan 31 at the opera house

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