CLIQUE’s April Gig Guide

As we bid summer festivals and warm nights farewell, Adelaide’s music scene is showing no signs of slowing down. After the hustle and bustle of Frantic Feb and Mad March, April is gearing up to keep the creative juices flowing as top-notch acts hit the stage across the city. Beat the cold and huddle together this autumn as Adelaide welcomes an array of intimate performances and autumnal festivals.

To keep you moving and grooving your way into the chilly season, we’ve collated our go-to gigs for the month of April.

Zen Panda

Fleurieu locals, Zen Panda, take to Fat Controller this month with a string of new music in tow. After teasing crowds with new material at Swirlfest and their headline Porch Sessions stint, don’t miss the psychedelic rock 6-piece as they present their biggest show to date.

WHERE? Fat Controller, 136 North Terrace, Adelaide
WHEN? 06 APR 2018-03-16
TICKETS: $17.84 – Tickets available here.

The Smith Street Band

After a fan-favourite performance at the Thebbie last year, The Smith Street Band bring their distinctive sound and captivating stage presence to Torrensville this April. Following a massive year of globe-trotting and fronting festivals in 2017, catch The Smith Street Band’s mammoth talent and charming vulnerability as they hit the stage this month.

WHERE? Thebarton Theatre, 112 Henley Beach Road, Torrensville
WHEN? 07 APR 2018, 19.00
TICKETS: $45.98 + bf – Tickets available here.

Hot Dub Time Machine

Back by popular demand, Hot Dub Time Machine takes to the Thebarton Theatre for two massive nights of rewind hits. A full-length, old-school Hot Dub gig of epic proportions, strap on your dancing shoes and get ready to boogie through the ages this April.

WHERE? Thebarton Theatre, 112 Henley Beach Road, Torrensville
WHEN? 13 APR 2018 – 14 APR 2018
TICKETS: from $29.62 + bf – Tickets available here.

Heaps Good Friends

Heaps Good Friends take to Rocket Bar this month for their Hug Me tour. The Adelaide locals exploded onto the music scene with a killer 2017 seeing them hit the road with The Jungle Giants and take to the Groovin’ stage for an esteemed Triple J Unearthed slot. Don’t miss their self-professed peanut brittle pop at the Hindley Street locale this April.

WHERE? Rocket Bar & Rooftop, 142 Hindley Street, Adelaide
WHEN? 20 APR 2018, 21.00
TICKETS: $13.84 – Tickets available here.

Groovin The Moo

Coveted national touring festival, Groovin’ The Moo, will take to the Adelaide Showgrounds for its second year at the urban venue this April. After mega-successful debut at the Wayville locale in 2017, this year’s line-up sees the likes of Ball Park Music, Vera Blue and festival fave Tkay Maidza take to the stage.

WHERE? Adelaide Showground, Goodwood Road, Wayville
WHEN? 27 APR 2018, 11.00am
TICKETS: $119.95 – Tickets available here.

Porch Sessions :: Hein Cooper

Blessed with a second session for the months, Porch Sessions go urban to close out a month of fabulous tunes. Taking to Unley this April, Hein Cooper, Ben Whiting and Adelaide’s own Ella Ion are set to provide the soundtrack to a glorious day of garden fun.

WHERE? Unley, South Australia
WHEN? 29 APR 2018, 15.00
TICKETS: $33.61 – Tickets available here.




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