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EMC GUIDE TO GREAT SOUTHERN NIGHTS

todayOctober 29, 2020 11

We’re pretty excited about the abundance of live music rolling out across NSW next month for Great Southern Nights! We’ve scoured the list of 1,000 gigs and here’s EMC’s recommendations. Capacity is limited at all these COVID-safe events, so don’t sleep on reservations or tickets!

WEEK 1

GEORGE MAPLE @ Opera Bar, Sydney Supported by Brux

An EMC 2019 favourite, George Maples’s resume as an artist, songwriter and producer  features over 500 million Spotify streams, 350,000 Shazam followers, US number #1 records, sell out shows from Paris to Sydney, 20.3 million YouTube views and 11.1 million media impressions across the globe. She has written and produced for artists such as DJ Snake, Tkay Maidza, What So Not, Flume, Goldroom, Guy Sebastian, Hayden James and Flight Facilities.

Thursday 5 November – 7pm 

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ELLA HABER @ The Beresford, Surry Hills

The multi-instrumentalist released her debut EP CLAY in 2019. (Produced by Jordan Rakei) 

After receiving support from BBC 1xtra, Worldwide FM, triple j and FBi she sold out her first Sydney show and toured the East Coast of Australia. We’re big fans of this powerfully evocative songwriter – last year Ella was a part of EMC’s ALIGN songwriting project with George Maple, Tiana Khasi and Megatronic!

Friday 6 November, 2020 – 7pm

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RANDOM SOUL @ Watson’s Bay Boutique Hotel, Watson’s Bay

Playing their first live gig since January, the Sydney duo’s new single ‘Turn on the Radio’ is currently #2 in the Traxsource global deep house charts. It’s available on all platforms this Friday and is the perfect soundtrack to a Watson’s Bay sunset!

Friday 6 November, 2020 – 7:30pm

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SAYAH @ Golden Age Cinema and Bar, Surry Hills

SAYAH has promised us a sneak peak of her new music before she unleashes them on the rest of the world. Free with reservation – but quick, Golden Age is a beautiful, intimate venue – perfect for one of the most beautiful voices in NSW!

Saturday 7 November 2020 – 10pm

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MOTORIK PRESENTS ‘MOTORIZED’ @ Harry’s, Surry Hills

Sydney’s party, record label, gallery and FBi hosts take over Harry’s for some d00f and untz. Intense chair dancing guaranteed.

Saturday 7 November 2020 – 7pm

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KOTA BANKS & NINAJIRACHI PRESENTS: TRUE NORTH @ Mary’s Underground, Sydney

The debut live performance from Kota Banks – the pop prodigy with an unmistakable voice and sixth sense for compelling lyrics and Ninajirachi – the upstart producer with an insane sense of rhythm and synth selection. Performing tracks from their forthcoming seven-track EP True North. These shows are bound to sell out, if they haven’t already! 

Sunday 8 November 2020 – 5:30pm & 8pm 

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WEEK 2

HUMAN MOVEMENT @ Watson’s Bay Boutique Hotel, Watson’s Bay

Since dropping his new single ‘Waiting’ earlier this month, Human Movement’s received nods of approval from BBC Radio 1’s Danny Howard, Magnetic Magazine and Happy Mag. We reckon this calls for a celebratory sunset dance to Human Movement’s signature blend of house, breaks, ambient garage and techno.   

Friday 13 November 2020 – 7:30pm

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PRESENTS FEATURING KALI, ADI TOOHEY, KATO & SIMON CALDWELL @ Harry’s, Surry Hills

A stacked all-star lineup of Sydney’s best, curated by one of Sydney’s best. Strap in to your seats for cheap as chips cocktails and some of the best music you’ll hear in this great city.    

Saturday 14 November  2020 – 7pm

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DON’T GO TO BED WITH THE DOLLAR BIN DARLINGS @ The Vanguard, Newtown

A Host ✔️ A Music guy ✔️ Opening Monologue  ✔️ Guests ✔️ Games  ✔️ A bit of blah-blah. ✔️

Half Time oranges  ✔️ A Cardboard cutout television ✔️  Oh, and there’s Disco. Heaps of Disco.

Sunday 15 November  2020 – 7pm

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WEEK 3

BAG RAIDERS 10 YEARS CLASSIC DJ SET @ The Oxford Hotel, Bathurst

Having recently dropped a deluxe reissue of their debut album to celebrate its tenth anniversary, the Baggies are playing a special 10 Years Classic DJ set which will undoubtedly be an onslaught of iconic bangers. Sit down and boogie! 

Friday 20 November 2020 – 7pm

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THE PRESETS @ Factory Theatre, Marrickville

The only thing better than live music coming back on with an intimate show from The Presets, is an intimate show from The Presets with BRUX warming up for them. Seriously, this is going to be ridiculous.  

Saturday 21 November  2020 – 7pm

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NYXEN @ The Landsdowne, Chippendale Supported by Satin Cali

Celebrating the launch of her new label Tank Top Records (With Unknown Records) and the release of the new single ‘Nightmare’ from her forthcoming debut album, expect OTT production from Nyxen and the Unknown family. 

Saturday 21 November  2020 – 7pm

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CLYPSO @ Vic on the Park, Marrickville

So in the last 6 months, CLYPSO has released three of her own singles, featured on another for Kwame, featured on another for The Avalanches with Jamie XX and Neneh Cherry AND streamed a live lockdown performance with NASA astronauts and engineers. She is unstoppable and amazing, and that’s why we love her! Her shows are always nothing short of incredible so don’t miss this one! 

Saturday 21 November 2020 – 7pm

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POOCLVB @ Coogee Rooftop, Coogee

Club Sweat head honcho and purveyor of positive vibes and legit good times, POOLCLVB delivers the fruits of chill and house with a distinct future edge for the perfect sunset sesh overlooking Coogee Beach. 

Sunday 22 November 2020 – 7pm

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WEEK 4

THE NIGHTS @ La La La’s, Wollongong

Residing somewhere between ambient electronica, techno and emotive house music, The Nights were one of our favourite artists from EMC’s 2017 festival. In the past few years they’ve had support from John Digweed, Horse Meat Disco and Black Coffee, been handpicked by Rufus Du Sol as winner of the ‘Without You’ remix comp and played support for Wilaris K and RÜFÜS DU SOL and played festivals near and far including Burning Man and Yours and Owls. 

Tuesday 24 November 2020 – 7pm

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NGAIIRE @ The Baroque Room, Katoomba

Following a run of sold-out headline shows in late 2019, Ngaiire, was a day away from kicking off her 2020 national tour when the world stopped. With new single Boom released in early 2020, be one of the first to hear it live at these intimate full band shows. One show already sold out with tickets only available to the 5:30pm show.

Friday 27 November 2020 – 5:30pm

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NINA LAS VEGAS @ Watson’s Bay Boutique Hotel, Watson’s Bay

NLV Records boss, A&R legend and one of Australia’s most technically proficient DJs, hands down. One of the COVID silver linings is having talent like Nina back from touring the world to homebasing back in NSW. 

Friday 27 November 2020 – 7:30pm

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DAVE STUART B2B WHITECAT @ 77, Darlinghurst

The Something Else and Mantra Collective legends treat 77 to a daring exploration of comfy seating, witty banter, fine whisky and great f#%king music.

Friday 27 November 2020 – 7pm & 11:30pm sessions

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CLARISSA MEI @ Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre Theatre, Casula

We’ve been long time fans of this New Age Noise Collective wonder. Her live show at Casual Powerhouse is not to be missed. 

Friday 27 November 2020 – 7:30pm

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77 PRESENTS THE QUIETEST VOICE: AN AMBIENT CONVERSATION WITH ACHARNÉ + ELIZABETH MANISCALCO @ 77, Darlinghurst

The final show in 77’s ‘Please Be Seated’ series for Great Southern Nights. Featuring Deepchild performing as Acharné  and Elizabeth Maniscalco, two artists representing the depth of talent and immense creativity within Sydney’s electronic music community. We’re so excited about this one – a sensory experience unlike anything you’ve ever experienced inside the walls of this clubbing institution. 

Saturday 28 November 2020 – 7pm & 11:30pm sessions

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WINSTON SURFSHIRT @ The Newport, Newport

Can it get any better than rounding off this incredible month with Winston Surfshirt on a Sunday on the northern beaches? We doubt it. 

Sunday 29 November 2020 – 7pm

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