In the wake of everyone’s fave autumnal festival, Groovin The Moo, May is set to quell our post-fest blues with some seriously top-notch gigs. It’s shaping up to be a good month for Aussie music in Adelaide as the likes of Melbourne darling, Missy Higgins, and national icon, Shannon Noll, take to the city’s stages.
To help you shimmy and sway your way through May, we’ve collated our go-to guide to the gigs hitting Adelaide this month. Strap on your dancing shoes and groove the cold away with an array of intimate shows and not-to-be-missed performances.
Off the back of their third studio album, Bloody Lovely, the boys from DZ Deathrays take to The Gov this month. The Hindmarsh show follows a full-on year of touring in 2017 as the pair hit the road for a nationwide tour.
WHERE? The Gov,
WHEN? 04 MAY 2018, 19.30
TICKETS: $30 + bf https://thegov.oztix.com.au/Default.aspx?event=83717
Legendary American rock band, The Killers, are set to take the Entertainment Centre stage by storm this month as they bring their biggest Australian and New Zealand tour to Adelaide this May. Celebrating their fifth studio album, Wonderful Wonderful, Adelaide is the band’s final stop of the Australasian tour.
WHERE? Adelaide Entertainment Centre,
WHEN? 08 MAY 2018, 18.45 – 23.00
TICKETS: from $119.90 + bf – Tickets available here.
With their debut album, Lost Friends, set for release on May 04, Middle Kids will hit the CBD this May. Rising star, Ruby Fields, is set to support the indie trio as they take to Fat Controller this autumn for the third stop on their nationwide tour.
WHERE? Fat Controller, Corner Bank Street & North Terrace, Adelaide
WHEN? 11 MAY 2018, 19.00 – 22.00
TICKETS: $29.51 – Tickets available here.
Of Australian Idol and online fame, Shannon Noll returns to Adelaide this month for the third date of his Unbroken tour. Known affectionately as Nollsie by hordes of online fans, the former Idol runner-up will bring his true-blue larrikinism and gutsy vocals to The Gov stage with tracks from his fresh album and a few sneaky classics.
WHERE? The Gov,
WHEN? 11 MAY 2018, 19.30
TICKETS: $40 – Available here.
Opening with international superstar Ed Sheeran, releasing soul inspiring tunes and hitting the road on tour is all in a year’s work for Australian singer-songwriter Missy Higgins. Back with a bang with her new album Solastalgia, Higgins takes to the Thebbie this month for the tail end of her national tour.
WHERE? Thebarton Theatre, Henley Beach Road, Torrensville
WHEN? 12 MAY 2018, 19.45 – 22.30
TICKETS: Available here.
Hitting up the fresh new HQ Complex on Hindley, dynamic duo Peking Duk celebrate the release of single, Wasted. The pair will be joined by stellar support acts, Samsaruh and Kwame, for a massive night of electronic tunes this autumn.
WHERE? HQ Complex, 149 Hindley Street, Adelaide
WHEN? 18 MAY 2018, 19.30 – 00.00
TICKETS: $63.70 – Available here.