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 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.
Grab a blanket, picnic basket and bring a group to enjoy afternoon of Gigs & Picnics in the City.
Dear Willow is a singer/songwriter whose music is embedded in strong folk foundations, while incorporating a whimsical acoustic richness with melancholic edge. Her original songs are stemmed from poetic lyrics and melodies with both depth and strong "sing-along" hooks.
Growing up with the ocean by their feet, The Dreggs is best described as Indie-Folk and Roots, with a little coastal vibe in the mix.
Sid Whitely (Anthony Forrest) has been a prominent figure in the Brisbane music scene for many years and is currently the singer/songwriter of reggae/dub aficionados Kingfisha. Having played pretty much every big festival in Australia and toured to all different parts of the globe, Anthony's latest solo project "Sid Whitley" effortlessly blends soul and folk on a loop station to create his fresh new sound.
Singer/songwriter Ben Camden began his career in the Italian Alps, followed by a year on the French Riviera, now being played on Triple J, Ben is securing himself in Australia.
Paul Santiago and Rodrigo Santiago have joined as the Santiago Guitar Duo. Their repertoire embraces vibrant Latin American carnival sounds.
Moved by the captivating hum of the natural world, Nausicaa creates a bold, textured sound that uncovers fragments of bright beauty and the deep shadows beyond.
Salty-faced and Brissy-based; indie outfit Shag Rock encompass the bris-core scene. Formed over a thirst for surfing and good times, they have grown and developed into the shaggy-haired group they are today.