City Sounds Gig Guide
Interviews and Features
City Sounds is Australia’s largest free live music program, presenting local and touring bands and artists in the Queen Street Mall, Post Office Square, South Bank and other locations around Brisbane each week.
With everything from alternative and folk, to jazz and electro, and everything in between, City Sounds has something for every music lover.
Blues harp player turned singer/songwriter blends acoustic-folk sound with a string of charming and heartfelt narratives. Alongside his band made up of sister Rebecca Crook and drummer Scott Williamson, Alex creates music filled with infectious melodies and hooks.
Singer/songwriter Andrew Redford mixes his indie/folk sound, loop station and storytelling lyrics to create a performance not to be missed.
Aquila Young delivers an electric flair that merges an array of sounds, creating the unique motions of soul and song, an ode to the dreamscape.
Jazz singer Charlotte Mclean captivates an audience with her endearing stage presence and emotive story-telling through song.
The euphoric sights and sounds one associates with the Australian Sunshine Coast could easily be likened to the dreamily soulful music produced by Christian Patey.
Cigány Weaver is a 5-piece Jazz Manouche group formed from a love of Django Reinhardt, red wine and good times!
Hailey Calvert is an Australian singer/songwriter whose charismatic sound, gift for storytelling and intricate guitar work can be described as vibrant and honest folk and blues.
Renowned for lush and soulful vocal delivery, this sister casts a South Pacific spell through enchanting lyric and song.
Lyrical folk, with the delicate ebb and flow of emotion‚ O’ Little Sister’s songwriting probes the internal depths of introspection.
Pete Cullen's vocals are spot-on and the groovy blues overtones draw from the sounds of the 1950s creating cinematic story lines.
Solar takes her listeners on a journey around the world with her distinctive sounds and heart-wrenching vocals. Her performances are a combination of highly energised guitar artistry, foot-stomping rhythms and heartfelt melodies.
Tim Sladden is an Australian-based guitarist and songwriter. His songs, lyrically reminiscent of artists like Paul Simon and Joni Mitchell, reveal honesty and integrity with clear and poetic cause.
Australia’s largest free live music program, City Sounds, is now on each Saturday from 3pm at South Bank!
We sit down for a chat with muso Pat Tierney about his musical aspirations, his favourite shows and just what he loves about Brisbane.
Ahead of his gig as part of City Sounds, Brad Butcher recently took some time for a bit of Q&A and to talk about his new album Jamestown.