A RANDOM SERIES OF EVENTS FEATURING UP & COMING INDIE ROCK BANDS AT CIVIC UNDERGROUND
THE NEXT ROCK COLLECTIONS SHOW WILL BE
THURSDAY MAY 20 :: CIVIC UNDERGROUND :: FUNK SYDNEY’S ‘ROCK COLLECTIONS’
Forming in 2018, Sydney powerhouse Rock n Roll Four piece The Immigrants are on a mission to remind the world that the glory days of Rock N Roll are not lost but have simply been lying dormant.
The Immigrants draw inspiration from artists who show tremendous musicianship, raw emotion and live blistering live performances which will have you telling legendary tales of the gigs and parties to all of your friends!
If you can imagine a battle of old vs new, it would look a little like a classic WWE tag team with Johnny Cash and Chris Isaac as ring announcers.
Foo Fighters, Thin Lizzy and QOTSA taking on Arctic Monkeys, Gang of Youths and POND.
The Immigrants are lead vocalist and guitarist Darren Browne, drummer Lucas Tolentino, lead guitarist Nazo Nazarian and bassist SuZen Raj Bajracharya.
The band resides in Australia yet comes from culturally diverse backgrounds such as Ireland, Nepal, Brazil and Armenia.
2020 saw the band release a 4 track EP funded by hours spent busking on the streets of Sydney and captivating the masses in venues all over the city
Cassady Southern grew up in a musical household in Victoria, with her father playing in pioneering rock bands in Melbourne during the 70s.
She was brought up on a steady dose of blues and rock ‘n’ roll.
Cassady released her first EP ‘Don’t ask me’ in 2012.
The EP contained 5 original tracks as well as a cover of Stones classic ‘No Expectations’.
It received airplay on a number of radio stations and the opening track ‘Why didn’t you want me?’ was a finalist in the Rock category of the 2013 ‘MusicOz Awards’.
She released her second EP ‘Heart’ in 2016. ‘Heart’ contained 4 new tracks including the single ‘Breakdown’.
It received airplay on radio stations across Australia and internationally and made the top 100 Triple J Unearthed Charts.
Three of the four tracks were also shortlisted in the ‘Songsalive’ song competition.
In April 2021 Cassady released her debut album ‘One track mind’ which features 8 new original tracks as well as a bonus acoustic version of a track.
The album follows the release of the first two singles ‘You’ and ‘Drowning’ which have been receiving radio airplay, positive reviews
and made the high 30s of the Triple J Unearthed Charts.
Cassady’s music is largely pop rock / country rock / rock ballads. It has a focus on strong melodies, rhythm, lyrics and instrumentation. It is modern and catchy but rooted in the authentic feel and blues of her upbringing.
Her influences include the Rolling Stones, Powderfinger and The Divinyls.
Cassady Southern – Lead vocals
Peter Austin – Lead guitar
Craig Orth – Bass guitar
John Duffy – Drums
SIMON SHAW BAND
An Australian rock band from Bondi, formed in 2012.
Through the years the band has played shows at clubs pubs and
festivals across Australia, United Kingdom, America, Canada, Israel
and many many more.
Simon Shaw is a world class guitar player with influences from the
great Jimi Hendrix, Slash, Steve Ray Vaughan and his latest obsession
Kingfish ( Mississippi influenced).
Even though the band plays music from all genres, the main focus is
rock and blues, incorporating both covers and originals and as always
paying tribute to the greats.
TICKETS $15 ONLINE EARLY BIRDS :: AT THE DOOR $20