Second only to Mad March, October is gearing up to be a hectic month across Adelaide. In the wake of spring and the tentative start of the silly season, things are starting to heat up on stage at Adelaide’s best venues. There’s sure to be something for everyone as an array of top-notch acts are set to hit Adelaide this month.
To maximise your boogie, we’ve collated a go-to guide to the must-see musical acts of October 2017.
Triple J’s darling, Meg Mac, hits The Gov on October 1 to kick off the October musical line-up. Witness the culmination of a massive few years for Meg Mac as she hits the stage with crowd-favourite ‘Roll Up Your Sleeves’ as well as the recently released ‘Low Blows’. Get intimate with the singer/songwriter’s dulcet tones and distinctive sound when the singer injects a touch of fun-loving festival feels into the Hindmarsh locale.
WHERE? The Gov
WHEN? 01 OCT 2017, 19.30
TICKETS: $44.50 +bf – Tickets available here.
Tina Arena takes Thebarton Theatre this October, giving us massive #tbt vibes. The Aussie pop icon will bring her greatest hits tour to Adelaide in early October for a whirlwind evening of all of her classics and more. Following a sell out tour, the pop princess is set to captivate crowds with throwback tracks including ‘I Need Your Body’, ‘Sorrento Moon’, and ‘Wasn’t It Good’. But let’s be honest, we’ll all be waiting for ‘Chains’.
WHERE? Thebarton Theatre
WHEN? 05 OCT 2017, 19.45
TICKETS: from $119.16 – Tickets available here.
The overtly dreamy Kim Churchill is set to mesmerise Fat Controller this month as he promotes his latest work from his album Weight_Falls. Returning to Adelaide after a recent busking stint at the Mall’s Balls and the Adelaide Central Market, revel in Kim’s stripped-back approach to performing once more at the inner-city venue. Characterised by his impressive song writing and signature blend of folk, rock and blues, don’t miss Kim Churchill at Fats this October.
WHERE? Fat Controller
WHEN? 05 OCT 2017, 21.00
TICKETS: $34.80 – Tickets available here.
Champions of underground talent, The Producer’s Bar are set to host an array of stellar music acts this October. A bang for your buck at only $5, Dish Fest will see the likes of Soyboys, Kurb and Rifle Club join Mercs, Rippling Merles, Backyard Haircuts and Rolling Eyes on the Producer’s stage. The East End venue is set to crank the good vibes up a notch as they continue to support local creatives.
WHERE? The Producer’s Bar, 235 Grenfell Street, Adelaide
WHEN? 05 OCT 2017, 19.00 – 23.30
TICKETS: $5 entry
Off the back of a crazy two years for PACES, the stellar producer hits Fat Controller once again this October. Loved by fans for his infectious stage presence and sunny festival vibes, it’s no wonder that the performer consistently attracts sell-out crowds. With the promise of juicy unreleased tracks, dancers, visuals and Woodes as guest vocalists, its shaping up to be an unmissable treat for music lovers and party goers alike.
WHERE? Fat Controller
WHEN? 14 OCT 2017, 20.00
TICKETS: $24.42 – Tickets available here.
RnB Fridays Live
Look out Adelaide, the nation’s biggest RBN party are set to hit up the Adelaide Entertainment Centre this spring. Returning off the back of a colossal inaugural year in 2016, it’s no surprise that the evolution of the Hit Network’s RNB Fridays radio show continues to make waves in the nationwide gig calendar. This year, the live party is bringing it’s a-game with a killer line-up of musicians set to hit the stage. Don’t miss the likes of Craig David, Ne-Yo, Sean Paul and Kelly Rowland take the Entertainment Centre this October.
WHERE? Adelaide Entertainment Centre
WHEN? 15 OCT 2017, 16.00
TICKETS: from $99 + bf – Tickets available here.
Following a hectic six-month touring stint in support of their previous single, Boo Seeka head to The Gov this month. The duo’s signature synths and beats are bound will be on full display as they lay down a killer new sound at the Hindmarsh venue this month. Touring nationally with the likes of Kim Churchill, Sticky Fingers and SAFIA as well as copious festival appearances, the boys from Boo Seeka are no strangers to a top-notch show.
WHERE? The Gov
WHEN? 26 OCT 2017, 19.30
TICKETS: $20 + bf – Tickets available here.