Bomb Threat - Fly On The Wall Sydney Launch
Jun
14
8:00 PM20:00

Bomb Threat - Fly On The Wall Sydney Launch

Hot off the release of their 7" Vinyl - "Fly on the Wall" & "Colour Blind" Bomb Threat are celebrating by throwing a huge launch party with a massive list of artists & DJs at The Chippo Hotel (The Den).

The line up includes:

Bomb Threat
Mute MC & King Rad
Wise Guy
Bhoky101 & Hoktwo ft. DJ Maniak
MC Munk (Munkimuk)
Mitus
Masta Marx
Zeadala
Rough Face Plan (DJ set)

Pre sale tickets available :https://tickets.oztix.com.au/outlet/event/ce25b198-36d0-46ff-99bf-11fc2532c1c1



Bomb Threat are a dynamic Hip-Hop four piece formed in 2017.
At the forefront of the group is Mikoen, former front man of Big Village Records signed Hip Hop groups Reverse Polarities & Daily Meds. Mikoen delivers potent, intelligent, heartfelt lyrics with the intensity he is known for. Beside Mikoen is new comer to the scene Aisha. Aisha provides her smooth vocals for this unique outfit bringing a chilled feminine energy to the group, providing balance amongst the chaos.
Handling all of the group’s production is Blue Mountains veteran, Caustic Yoda. The acclaimed beatmaker has made a name for himself as the man behind the music for local acts including Two Toes, Cooking with Caustic, Otherside & Madame Wu. He combines live instrumentation with MPC drumming & sampling to create a varied & skillful sound that is in high demand.
Respected veteran DJ & Producer, Codeks, handles the cuts. As a member of the former Triple J Unearther winners, Down Under Beats Crew, & one half of the DJ / production crew Down Under Beats, Codeks is always known for adding his masterful turntablism & live cuts into the mix.

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What She Said Comedy
Jun
16
6:30 PM18:30

What She Said Comedy

What She Said is a weekly all women comedy night packed with stand up, storytelling, sketch and musical performances from Sydney's best comics.

Every Sunday at The Chippo Hotel at 6:30pm
Tickets $10 online, $15 on the door
Food and drinks available to purchase on the night

Like our page or visit us at whatshesaidcomedy.com

If you would like to perform, please fill out the contact form on our website with your interest and any experience you have (no experience is welcomed!)

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SYD - NIGHT SHIFT - Monthly Improv Comedy Show
Jun
20
7:15 PM19:15

SYD - NIGHT SHIFT - Monthly Improv Comedy Show

Laugh-Masters Academy (LMA) is proud to announce another night of fully improvised long-form comedy, featuring special guests sharing personal stories to inspire the show.

OPENING ACT:
Nothing But Bees
(Salem Barrett-Brown & Friends)

NIGHT SHIFT CAST:
Andrew Wowk
Carolyn Mullen
Happy R. Feraren

WITH SPECIAL GUEST STORY-TELLER:
Ashlee Brown
Ashlee is a stand up comedian, improviser and writer from Perth. Since moving to Sydney, she has worked on a range of ABC programs including Tonightly with Tom Ballard, and become a regular on the stand up comedy scene. We are extremely lucky to have her as our monologist for Night Shift!

Produced & hosted by Rachael Millanta.

Doors open at 7:15pm; Show starts at 7:30pm.
TICKETS: $10 (Cash) $11 (Card)

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MILD WEST | The Chippo Hotel
Jun
21
8:00 PM20:00

MILD WEST | The Chippo Hotel

Mild West will be launching their EP 'Only Sleep' at The Chippo Hotel, Sydney Friday the 21st of June.

Since forming in 2017 off the back of a home recording project, Mild West has grown from a traditional alt-rock group into a baroque synth orchestra that delivers dense sonic palettes over energetic beats.
Mild West's second EP 'Only Sleep' puts these genre diverse elements on display, and explores themes of the gradual decay of childhood innocence.

Tickets - $10 + BF online | $15 door

https://tickets.oztix.com.au/outlet/event/d226b42d-25bb-4bf2-ae37-e18d1edc8382

W/ SPECIAL GUESTS

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Pridelands - 'Dark Sources Tour' w/BLKLST - Sydney
Jun
22
8:00 PM20:00

Pridelands - 'Dark Sources Tour' w/BLKLST - Sydney

NEW WORLD ARTISTS PRESENTS

PRIDELANDS - DARK SOURCES TOUR
SYDNEY - THE CHIPPO HOTEL 18+
SPECIAL GUESTS: BLKLST, ARTISAN & BROKEN EARTH

Hailing from Mount Gambier, South Australia and relocating to their new home of Melbourne, Pridelands return with brand new single, Dark Sources and a string of live shows supported by BLKLST.

Dark Sources is the follow up to their 2018 EP, Any Colour You Desire. Dark Sources was recorded with Lance Prenc at Sing Sing Studio and Prenc Audio, mastered by Mike K at Rogue Planet Mastering and mixing duties handled by Adam 'Nolly' Getgood (Northlane, Periphery, Devin Townsend to name a few).

Co-Vocalist Joshua Cory explains the meaning behind the song, "It's the feeling of holding forbidden knowledge of sinister origin. The song describes the pressure of feeling silenced by the weight of things you've discovered by chance. If we didn't know about the darker sides to the world and industries we've found ourselves in as people over the years, would we be better, happier people? Would we be better off without it?"

Pridelands are no strangers to the live scene.They have shared the stage with local heavyweights Northlane, Hellions, Saviour as well as international acts such as The Ghost Inside, Attila, Stray From The Path and Counterparts. In December 2018, they embarked on their maiden 'Any Colour You Desire' headline tour, with all shows almost a sell out.

2019 kicked off on a high when Pridelands won the triple j Unearthed competition where they performed the Unify Festival main stage and scoring the triple j Unearthed Feature Artist that week.

In support of the Dark Sources single, Pridelands will be performing a string of headline shows across the east coast in June before hitting the road in August supporting The Brave and Polaris.

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What She Said Comedy
Jun
23
6:30 PM18:30

What She Said Comedy

What She Said is a weekly all women comedy night packed with stand up, storytelling, sketch and musical performances from Sydney's best comics.

Every Sunday at The Chippo Hotel at 6:30pm
Tickets $10 online, $15 on the door
Food and drinks available to purchase on the night

Like our page or visit us at whatshesaidcomedy.com

If you would like to perform, please fill out the contact form on our website with your interest and any experience you have (no experience is welcomed!)

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Spruced Moose, The Impressionists, Hela & Warwick Kennedy
Jun
29
8:00 PM20:00

Spruced Moose, The Impressionists, Hela & Warwick Kennedy

Come down and experience some great music at the Chippo hotel on Saturday the 29th of June.

Thank you to The Music and Booze Company who will be hosting this wonderful array of rock n roll music.

SPRUCED MOOSE -
A five-piece rock outfit fuelled on a diet of cheeseburgers, barista bros and stolen suburban mangoes, SPRUCED MOOSE are sure to get your foot tapping.
With an array of tunes ranging from goofy surf-pop to searing, headbanging jams filling their topsy-turvy hour of fun, the Moose's live set will leave you buzzed and (surprisingly) wanting more.

The Impressionists -
A Sydney based band that have resided in a cellar together for a couple of years now. With the blue prints for our debut extended play already designed and a solid number of new Indie Rock songs. Be keen to see what we can do!

Hela -
Hela is an Alternative Rock band, comprised of a group of friends from all over Sydney. Jordan Blencowe and Thomson Phan play guitar, sing and write the music, with most notable inspiration coming from Jimi Hendrix, Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Tame Impala.
The group became what it is today with the inclusion of Nick Lee, a jazz-based percussionist, table-tennis professional and human metronome who plays Hela’s drums. Their most recent addition is Samuel Cordeiro, a music student and Hela’s bass player.

Warwick Kennedy -
Creating sounds that marry the intimacy of singer songwriters such as Elliott Smith with the visceral ambition of a band like Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds.

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What She Said Comedy
Jun
30
6:30 PM18:30

What She Said Comedy

What She Said is a weekly all women comedy night packed with stand up, storytelling, sketch and musical performances from Sydney's best comics.

Every Sunday at The Chippo Hotel at 6:30pm
Tickets $10 online, $15 on the door
Food and drinks available to purchase on the night

Like our page or visit us at whatshesaidcomedy.com

If you would like to perform, please fill out the contact form on our website with your interest and any experience you have (no experience is welcomed!)

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Blade of Horus & Guests
Jul
5
8:00 PM20:00

Blade of Horus & Guests

Join us for another night of doom, death, sludge & black metal presented by Grim Reflections. Blade of Horus will take the stage at The Chippo Hotel on Friday the 5th of July. Joining them will be special guests Decrier, Alchemy & Mountain Wizard Death Cult. A grim evening lays ahead.

Doors 8pm | $15 Entry

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Foxblood 'Kill The Lights' Single Launch - Sydney
Jul
6
7:30 PM19:30

Foxblood 'Kill The Lights' Single Launch - Sydney

FOXBLOOD - KILL THE LIGHTS SINGLE TOUR

Foxblood’s story is one of evolution and today the next chapter commences. Foxblood’s sophomore album Grief & Mercy Sleep is coming on August 5th and today they release the fiery single ‘Kill The Lights’ alongside dates on the east coast.

Kill The Lights is the perfect introduction to the looming album, with guest vocals from Foxblood’s first vocalist and still lyricist Chris Millward, it marks a sonic shift and maturity from the group. Whilst still finding the poetry which built the band;

“At it’s core, ‘Kill The Lights’ is a song about dependency. Be that substance or sober, we all have our vices that make us feel like we’re coming undone.” – Vocalist/Bass Guitarist Anthony Syle.

Produced by the legendary, ARIA nominated Forrester Savell (Karnivool, Make Them Suffer, Dream On Dreamer) Grief & Mercy Sleep is the tantalizing new sonic direction from the band. Seeing them double down on their strengths and reach out with searing new ability.

“Foxblood are one of the most exciting bands I’ve worked with, they have crafted a killer album with each song building with intensity and emotion in equal measure” – Forrester Savell

Boasting the new vocal prowess of Anthony Syle on bass and vocals duties alongside ex guitarist/full time vocalist Tom Beale, Foxblood has fleshed out their sound and have grown into a song writing juggernaut.

To coincide with the release, Foxblood will be embarking on three dates along the East Coast with supports to soon be announced.

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Shady Nasty - SYD - The Chippo
Jul
11
8:00 PM20:00

Shady Nasty - SYD - The Chippo

Shady Nasty are a Sydney-based trio that formed in 2015. Their art is a dynamic experiment that draws from alternative forms of punk and hip-hop. The trio have recently finished their debut LP which is anticipated for a mid-2019 release. It offers vignettes of their young adulthood unfolding in the diversity of Sydney; modding cars, Chinese heritage, making ends meet, menace and love. Coupled with a raucous live show and a bold aesthetic, Shady Nasty embody a fresh and compelling ethos.

TIX HERE: https://tickets.oztix.com.au/outlet/event/9842bf4e-0eef-4d87-929e-8d9ef0e74fee

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Bench Press
Jul
12
8:00 PM20:00

Bench Press

Melbourne post-punks Bench Press will release their new album Not The Past, Can’t Be The Future on June 18 via Poison City Record. Soon after, the band will take the album out on tour around Australia and New Zealand in July / August.

On their second full-length, Bench Press have refined their sound by maintaining some the frantic aggression of their self-titled debut, but have also brought a tighter approach to both melodicism and structure. Almost every song clocks in at under three minutes as a testament to their ‘don’t bore us, get to the chorus’ philosophy. Bench Press project the wirey minimalism of early Talking Heads and Devo through a lens of heavier late-80s contemporary post-punk in a distinct shade of Melbourne garage. What was once easily categorised as post-punk can just as accurately be described as ‘really, really loud pop music’ and it’s really, really good.

The second taste of Not The Past, Can’t Be The Future comes via “Old. Self. Doubt”, which perfectly exemplifies the Bench Press ethos - it's short, sharp, clean and loud.

On Not The Past, Can’t Be The Future, thematically frontman Jack Stavrakis explores negative attitudes within himself and the wider community in order to grow and learn from mistakes. He pokes fun at bad attitudes - like overgrown boys at shows - but also attempts to highlight positives; such as feeling at home and a sense of awe at the determined. He does so with an eye towards the future and introspection on how he can improve as an individual.

Earlier in the year, Bench Press released the album’s first single “Respite”. A splintery dose of raucous catharsis you can dance to, upon its release "Respite" was #1 on the AMRAP Metro Chart and added to several stations around the country, including triple j Unearthedwhere Home & Hosed host Declan Byrne quipped, “gonna have to go home and get me thongs because i'm not crossing this jagged, sharp edged number barefoot”.

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Astrodeath - Darkstar Video Release Party
Jul
13
8:00 PM20:00

Astrodeath - Darkstar Video Release Party

A NIGHT OF PUNK AND HEAVY SLUDGE BROUGHT TO BY....

-ASTRODEATH-

"The imminent drop of Astrodeath's second single and video Darkstar is nigh! Heavy, Loud and Angry! Astrodeath wants to party with you ANIMALS! We're chucking a shindig with some of our coolest mates and freshest bands yo!"
https://www.facebook.com/astrodeathband/

-MOLLY AND THE KRELLS-

"Sydney based rock band Molly & The Krells bring to the front a righteous retaliation to heartbreak, hate & the cliches and hypocrisy that encompass the different personalities of millennials."
https://www.facebook.com/mollyandthekrells/

-HYPERGIANT-

"Named for the ultra-massive class of star, Hypergiant fuse the monolithic riffage of stoner rock with the intricacies of progressive metal to create a sound both colossal and nuanced."
https://www.facebook.com/Hypergiantband/

-SHIT TINNIES-

Introducing themselves to the dim-lit room of half-cut punters as “The Kiwi, the Brit, the Serb and the Canadian”, it’s impossible to mistake Shit Tinnies for another band.
From gigantic Mohawk hair to Adidas sneakers, denim and piercings and sleeves of tattoos, Shit Tinnies look and sound like they came here to drink you under the table."
https://www.facebook.com/shittinnies/

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SYD - Open Minded - A comedy variety show
Jul
25
7:30 PM19:30

SYD - Open Minded - A comedy variety show

Open Minded brings together Sydney’s best comedy and variety acts who happen to be available on the 4th Thursday of every month.

Join your host, Lauren “Lauren Hayward” Hayward for a curated evening of laughs from from Comed-A to ComedY (Comed-Z has been struck off pending an internal HR investigation).

Catch Open Minded, a funny little comedy variety show, 4th Thursdays 7:30pm in the basement of the Chippo Hotel.

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Nick Nuisance & The Delinquents 'Dumb Fuzz' EP Tour - Sydney
Jul
27
8:00 PM20:00

Nick Nuisance & The Delinquents 'Dumb Fuzz' EP Tour - Sydney

NN&TD are back with another searing EP, 'Dumb Fuzz' and will be touring this July, setting venues up and down the east coast alight. Dumb Fuzz is a collection of songs that have risen to the surface of their boiling live show. Come and get seared to a crisp.

Triple J Unearthed (Dave Ruby Howe): Nick and co have really mastered the art of the knock down, drag out, fall down, pass out, wake up, do it all again kinda garage rocker."

Happy Mag: “Nick Nuisance & The Delinquents are bullshit repellents. Their music is hard and fast, recorded straight to tape or blasted to your ears through an amp the size of your fridge.”

The Underground Stage: “Nick Nuisance & The Delinquents are well-named. A ratbag noise made by a bunch of scamps who are both making good jokes and thinking of ways to rob you. The sort of thing to make your neighbours claw their own brains out of their ears, it’s a garage racket fit to raise the dead. And probably get a laugh out of them while it’s at it. Japes.”

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VOIID - DROOL EP Launch, Sydney
Aug
2
8:00 PM20:00

VOIID - DROOL EP Launch, Sydney

VOIID are proud to announce that their long anticipated and fiercely passionate EP "DROOL" will officially be released - June 14th 2019!

This July Brisbane's finest return to your city to play you their latest EP "DROOL" Telltales of staying true to one self while surviving; objectivcation, pressures of today's society and taking too much acid.

"This EP is a representation of our development as a band since we released our debut EP in 2016."

Dive head first into the the world of VOIID in some of Australia’s best live music venues and joined by SPORTS BRA & Garage Sale!

".... the entire room was submissive to the bands every whim."
- Hysteria Mag

"VOIID are giving people what they want."
- scenstr

"The voice, the riffs, the message. It all adds up."
- Richard Kingsmill, triple j

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SYD - NIGHT SHIFT - Monthly Improv Comedy Show
Aug
8
7:15 PM19:15

SYD - NIGHT SHIFT - Monthly Improv Comedy Show

Laugh-Masters Academy (LMA) is proud to announce another night of fully improvised long-form comedy, featuring special guests sharing personal stories to inspire the show.

OPENING ACT:
Nothing But Bees
(Salem Barrett-Brown & Friends)

NIGHT SHIFT CAST:
Andrew Wowk
Carolyn Mullen
Happy R. Feraren

WITH SPECIAL GUEST STORY-TELLER:
Ashlee Brown
Ashlee is a stand up comedian, improviser and writer from Perth. Since moving to Sydney, she has worked on a range of ABC programs including Tonightly with Tom Ballard, and become a regular on the stand up comedy scene. We are extremely lucky to have her as our monologist for Night Shift!

Produced & hosted by Rachael Millanta.

Doors open at 7:15pm; Show starts at 7:30pm.
TICKETS: $10 (Cash) $11 (Card)

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SYD - Open Minded - A comedy variety show
Aug
22
7:30 PM19:30

SYD - Open Minded - A comedy variety show

Open Minded brings together Sydney’s best comedy and variety acts who happen to be available on the 4th Thursday of every month.

Join your host, Lauren “Lauren Hayward” Hayward for a curated evening of laughs from from Comed-A to ComedY (Comed-Z has been struck off pending an internal HR investigation).

Catch Open Minded, a funny little comedy variety show, 4th Thursdays 7:30pm in the basement of the Chippo Hotel.

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Raised by the streets & Hiphop Beats!
Aug
31
7:30 PM19:30

Raised by the streets & Hiphop Beats!

Join us Saturday August 31st
At the chippo hotel , as we host our first show

Presented by 20large Clothing & Battleaxe Australia

Hosted by : Mighty Ash

With all tickets going to Starlight children’s foundation & second chance fosters.

Over the coming weeks we will be announcing the lineup- Act by Act for this Stacked 8 performance show!!

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What She Said Comedy
Jun
9
6:30 PM18:30

What She Said Comedy

What She Said is a weekly all women comedy night packed with stand up, storytelling, sketch and musical performances from Sydney's best comics.

Every Sunday at The Chippo Hotel at 6:30pm
Tickets $10 online, $15 on the door
Food and drinks available to purchase on the night

Like our page or visit us at whatshesaidcomedy.com

If you would like to perform, please fill out the contact form on our website with your interest and any experience you have (no experience is welcomed!)

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KXK Vol 3 - KingsX Conservatorium Showcase
Jun
6
8:00 PM20:00

KXK Vol 3 - KingsX Conservatorium Showcase

Come out of the library and into the pub! Escape stuvac for a few hours on Thursday June 6th for the launch of ‘KXC Vol. 3’ a spotify sampler which showcases several of the incredible songwriters/bands emerging from KXC. Headlining the show is Miss Klein with supports from Green Dick, Harper Lee, Moon & El Cooper.

18+


Buy tickets for $10 ex GST - https://tickets.oztix.com.au/outlet/event/5c8118e5-1040-4527-a17e-cecb3d3fa8cc
OR $15 at the door!

Miss Klein - https://soundcloud.com/user-647701086
El Cooper - https://youtu.be/vHw4VVcW9Ug
Moon - https://soundcloud.com/moonmusicsydney
Harper Lee - https://youtu.be/3XlRtRt4X-E

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Fortunes. - Disc Read Error Tour // Sydney
May
31
7:00 PM19:00

Fortunes. - Disc Read Error Tour // Sydney

ortunes.
Disc Read Error Tour

Friday May 31
Sydney, Australia
The Chippo

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Coming in hot!!

Since we last made a peep, we’ve been locked away here and abroad in sunny California writing songs with a bunch of insanely talented people, eating greasy chilli cheeseburgers, and smoking the dankest of legal flora.

It’s been a wild ride and we’ve got a lot to show you.

And we can’t wait any longer. So… What better way to do that than to just drop it! This Friday we are gonna share with you all a little bit of what we have been cooking up for you.

Then in May / June, come vibe with us live when we take this show on the road!

Tickets go on sale this Friday March 29th along with Disc Read Error!

Watch this space, it’s gonna be special!!

Xox
Fortunes.

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Screaming Females (US) AUS Tour - The Chippo Sydney
May
25
8:00 PM20:00

Screaming Females (US) AUS Tour - The Chippo Sydney

BONE SOUP is stoked to announce New Jersey punks Screaming Females announce long awaited Australian return!

"Paternoster sounds vast, colossal, eternal. She sounds like wrought iron and California redwoods... She sounds like an eternal, elemental force" - Stereogum

It's been almost three years since New Jersey's prolific indie-shred punks Screaming Females have touched down in Australia and today the trio have announced their imminent return to the country playing a slew of shows in May off the back of their seventh LP, All at Once.

Renowned worldwide for their blistering live shows, fiercely DIY ethos and insane guitar chops courtesy of dynamic frontwoman Marissa Paternoster, whose unparalleled guitar wielding prowess has earned her a place in SPIN Magazine’s Top 100 Guitarists Of All Time list, Screaming Females have clocked up loads of kudos in their 10+ years as a band, receiving nods of approval and sharing stages with influential acts like The Breeders, Garbage and Dinosaur JrJr.

Screaming Females 2016 Australian tour saw punters scrambling for tickets upon first announce, culminating in sold out venues across the country and unforgettable live shows. Don't sleep on this one.

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DONNA AMINI - 'Suburban Surf' Single Launch
May
24
8:00 PM20:00

DONNA AMINI - 'Suburban Surf' Single Launch

‘Suburban Surf’, the new single from Donna Amini, charges forward from the onset; a powerful definition of her artistry that has continued to flourish with strength into 2019. Following on from her dominating ‘Big Machine’ release last year, Amini returns with a new sense of rawness layered over her work. A songwriter with honesty and emotion worn brilliantly on her sleeve, Amini’s ‘Suburban Surf’ is more guitar-heavy than the laidback title may suggest.

With the release of ‘Big Machine’ in 2018, Donna Amini made her presence known, a fine return after her debut album Night Underground stoked fires of excitement surrounding her music and introduced more music fans to an intriguing and wickedly clever musicianship. Enjoying success online and on radio (‘Big Machine’ added to rotation across Double J, Triple J Unearthed and 2SER), Amini laid solid groundwork for more new music to come.

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Suburban Dark - Smell the Roses EP Launch
May
18
8:00 PM20:00

Suburban Dark - Smell the Roses EP Launch

Following on from their 2018 full-length album Death From Below, Suburban Dark continue their unrelenting rate of attack with Smell The Roses – a grim and brooding 6-track release maintaining the dark and heavy ethos of the production duo while honing the focus of their violent sonic approach. The details of the nightmarish visions are richer in detail, but the Sydney boys’ “Fight Beats” approach is still in full force.

Chris Irvine (one half of the duo) describes its bleak underlying narrative: “Smell The Roses narrative is in a similar vein to Death From Below, only it’s set after the rebellion ... and we lost. It embodies a unifying stance of power from a position of having little to nothing.”

Ft. support from Mathas, Rapaport & Alchemist.

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Eurodance House Division
May
18
2:00 PM14:00

Eurodance House Division

Eurodance Lovers!!!
Its time for a new era in eurodance, we call it:
House Division
No mess, no fuss, just upfront eurodance house music the way you like it - CRYSTAL CLEAR AND LOUD- Courtesy of the team at Pixel8 Pro AV.
Serving up the tunage we’ve got:
Solis
Nick Muller
Ed (Easy ed)
Beanz
Majestik
Jay See

Come down at 2pm on the 18th of May to the Chippo Hotel to witness:

House Division

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Stuck Out w/ Harbours - Sydney Show
May
11
7:30 PM19:30

Stuck Out w/ Harbours - Sydney Show

Greyscale Records & Select Music Present

Stuck Out
'Everything You Wanted' Release Shows
with good friends Harbours
+ more to be announced

Saturday 11 May 2019
The Chippo Hotel, Sydney 18+
Doors @ 7:30 pm

Hot off the heels of their latest release ‘Everything You Wanted’, Stuck Out will be hosting two intimate shows in Sydney and Melbourne to celebrate. Vocalist, Josh Walker, says ‘We always love putting on a physically engaging show that really gets the crowd involved and this time we’ll be stepping it up a notch.

We’ve invested in an even bigger production that will create an experience to match our energy and show everyone what we’re capable of.’ Joining Stuck Out will be fellow alt-rockers, Harbours. Back after an extended break, their return to the stage is one that many have been looking forward to.

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Lost Friends // Array // Honeydrip at the Chippo
May
10
8:00 PM20:00

Lost Friends // Array // Honeydrip at the Chippo

18+

We're back for our LAST headline show under the name Lost Friends!
After a few months of silence and the odd support gig, we're ready for one last blowout before we bunker down, re-brand (...again) and hop into the studio once more. We're just too keen to be sharing the stage with legends Array and Honeydrip, check half of em out below ♥

Us:
https://open.spotify.com/artist/437vbtXp7r6WdekabnMsma?si=gMD-H_JzRBy9Nk-YSBOB2g

Array:
https://open.spotify.com/artist/3DyXxz4ziWJNQrLyWMuwwv?si=5aQacK0KTdeFdUDIusKsQQ

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Thornhill 'Coven' Aus Tour - Sydney 18+
May
4
7:30 PM19:30

Thornhill 'Coven' Aus Tour - Sydney 18+

Destroy All Lines Presents:

Thornhill
Coven Australian Tour 2019
with special guests
Diamond Construct
Above, Below & Inertia

Saturday 4th May
The Chippo Hotel, Sydney 18+
Doors at 8:00 pm

The start of 2018 saw Melbourne metalcore outfit Thornhill release their EP Butterfly upon the world; not just another release for the band, but an allegory of what was to follow. The five piece began to break free of their cocoon. That evolution saw them spend the year touring alongside bands such as In Hearts Wake, Make Them Suffer, and Polaris; as well as having one of the most talked about sets from this year’s Unify Gathering. Now the story continues as the band spread their wings further proudly announcing their first Australian headline tour which is one you won't want to miss out on, and taking the up and coming Diamond Construct along for the ride.

Much like Thornhill, Diamond Construct have outgrown their original surroundings, pushing out of the town of Taree and onto the national stage. 2018 saw Diamond Construct sign to Greyscale Records and release their riff-laiden single Submerged, before jumping on the road with label mates Alpha Wolf and Justice For The Damned to show Australia what they can do.

Now that both bands have cut their teeth and developed sounds and styles truly their own, the future is theirs, and these shows will prove why Thornhill and Diamond Construct are the two Australian bands that the world needs to keep their eye on.

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Approachable Memebers Of Your Local Community, One I Need, Syd
May
3
8:00 PM20:00

Approachable Memebers Of Your Local Community, One I Need, Syd

We are jumping with joy for our show at the CHIPPO on May 3! It’ll be an exhilarating night you won't forget for 4 years. THINK less gig - MORE PARTAYYY

Not only ‘BANGAS ON TOAST’ but extremely special guest Nancie Schipper will be joining us on the D-FLOOR.

There is TOO MUCH EXCITEMENT to contain within our poorly proportioned bodies - fireworks are POPPING from the pores of our hairy skin. Imagine this at your own risk.

Buy tickets now and come along for the thrill.

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Double single launch - Moniker ft Georgia Mooney and Joan Banoit
Apr
27
8:00 PM20:00

Double single launch - Moniker ft Georgia Mooney and Joan Banoit

SynthPop auteurists Moniker are launching their new single featuring Georgia Mooney from All My Exes Live in Texas. Label mates Joan Banoit launch their single ‘Bill’ ahead of their imminent, long awaited album release in May.

A night of brand new sounds presented by Lazy Thinking Records.

Moniker:
The world needs a superhero. Moniker is no hero! Moniker is the alternative. Moniker is a new project and brainchild of illuminati from Australia’s underground avant rock and pop scenes.
Born through collaboration in the studio, Moniker teams up with artists whose previous work is found on tracks by figures as diverse as Passenger, Katalyst, Sarah McLeod, Jack Ladder, Tina Harrod, Joan Banoit and even ARIA nominated jazz.
https://www.facebook.com/MonikerLives/

Joan Banoit:
Informed as much by the cutting-edge electronica of Jlin, Arca, Burial and Autechre as they are classic synth pop, art rock and modern composition Joan Banoit is the stage name of songwriter, composer, arranger and ex St Mary’s choirboy Julian Bright. Bursting onto the scene several years ago with a series of Marrickville warehouse gigs, they signed to new Sydney label Lazy Thinking in 2017 and released their debut single and video ‘Bet Me’ in June 2018, followed by ‘Mount Agony’ in October 2018, with an album to follow.
https://www.facebook.com/joanbanoit/

w/ Special Guests
The Chippo Hotel - Sydney
$10 + BF (Pre-Sale)
$15 (on Door)

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Skydeck album launch w/ Greenwave Beth, Loose Fit, Solo Career
Apr
26
7:30 PM19:30

Skydeck album launch w/ Greenwave Beth, Loose Fit, Solo Career

Presented by Dinosaur City Records & BURGER RECORDS

Support from:
Greenwave Beth
Loose Fit
Solo Career (Body Type)
Poison Abbey ~ debut performance from Jess Rogleff

Melbourne duo, Skydeck’s debut CS Eureka Moment is out now!
https://skydeck.bandcamp.com/album/eureka-moment

Watch Skydeck (joined live by Liam Parsons and Ambrin Hasanain) perform tracks from Eureka Moment live in Sydney for the very first time.

"Skydeck make surreal, tinny pop informed by paranoid post-punk and inspired, generally, by the state of Australia today." – Noisey

We would like to acknowledge and pay our respects to the traditional custodians of this land, the Gadigal people of the Eora nation on which this event will take place. We pay our respects to the elders of the community past and present.

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Two-Up & Techno 2019
Apr
25
12:00 PM12:00

Two-Up & Techno 2019

For the 5th Year running, B.Y|S are saluting the ANZAC legend at THE CHIPPO HOTEL from MIDDAY to MIDNIGHT on Thursday 25th April 2019.

As always, boisterous Two-Up will be running until sunset in the outdoor courtyard & both levels of The Chippo will be heaving well into the night with some of Sydney and Melbourne's finest

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This years Two-Up & Techno Line-Up:

Spacey Space (Revolver Upstairs / Melb)
Robbie Lowe / Matt Weir / Kali
GABBY b2b Jimmy Galvin / Dave Stuart (DJ Page)
Persian Rug / Dan Baartz / Dj Lili Joy
Mr. Bligs/ Harrison Morris / NACH
Jordy Waller / Rory Vevers DJ
Jackson Constantine
The Gould Brothers ft. Jootzed (Pete Langman)

Tickets $25 + Fees Pre-Sale
$37.50 on the Door {If Required}

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What She Said Comedy
Apr
21
6:30 PM18:30

What She Said Comedy

What She Said is a weekly all women comedy night packed with stand up, storytelling, sketch and musical performances from Sydney's best comics.

Every Sunday at The Chippo Hotel at 6:30pm
Tickets $10 online, $15 on the door
Food and drinks available to purchase on the night

Like our page or visit us at whatshesaidcomedy.com

If you would like to perform, please fill out the contact form on our website with your interest and any experience you have (no experience is welcomed!)

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Bec Stevens - 'Why Don't You Just' tour - Sydney
Apr
20
8:00 PM20:00

Bec Stevens - 'Why Don't You Just' tour - Sydney

Damaged and Hobbledehoy Records presents
Bec Stevens ‘Why Don’t You Just’ National tour.

Bec Stevens is no stranger to the road. Rigorous touring as a solo artist over the years has put the hardworking and inspiring young artist in the spotlight and found her on bills with the likes of Tim Rogers, Missy Higgins, Julien Baker and a national support tour with Slowly Slowly. Fast-forward to 2019, Bec’s beautiful sophomore release 'Why Don't You Just?' was released to the world by the wonderful Hobbledehoy Records, the perfect home. �
With the new full-band arrangement, Bec Stevens hits the road on a headline tour for the very first time. These shows are going to be intimate and powerful, a moving experience not be missed.

"..one of the most passionate and captivating voices in Australian music." - Collage, Adelaide

Tickets are on sale now.��Supports TBA

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What She Said Comedy - First B'Day
Apr
14
6:30 PM18:30

What She Said Comedy - First B'Day

What She Said is a weekly all women comedy night packed with stand up, storytelling, sketch and musical performances from Sydney's best comics.

Every Sunday at The Chippo Hotel at 6:30pm
Tickets $10 online, $15 on the door
Food and drinks available to purchase on the night

Like our page or visit us at whatshesaidcomedy.com

If you would like to perform, please fill out the contact form on our website with your interest and any experience you have (no experience is welcomed!)

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Verge Collection - Back in the Saddle
Apr
5
8:00 PM20:00

Verge Collection - Back in the Saddle

New members, new gear and a swathe of new songs Verge Collection are jumping back into the saddle for a quick trip round the country with friends new and old. Like a pair of well worn jeans, Verge Collection are no strangers to a sweaty night of full-strength beer and passionate sing-alongs. It's time to dust off the cobwebs, break-in some new boots and rack up some frequent flyers. 
Following the success of their debut album 'Flanuer' and a run of sell out shows, Verge Collection went deep into studio land and are almost ready for the release of their as of yet untitled second Album. Coming out of hibernation for the release of the frenetic pop single 'Synthetic Fibres' it's starting to look like the bands biggest year yet.
So giddy up and we'll see yall down at the watering hole.

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SYD Term 1 Grad Show (B)
Apr
4
7:30 PM19:30

SYD Term 1 Grad Show (B)

Laugh-Masters Academy (LMA) presents our end of Term Improv Student Showcase!

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to see incredible improvisers of all levels strut their stuff on stage.

This showcase will have performances by:
Level 1 (Teacher: TBA)
Level 2 (Teacher: TBA)
Level 3 (Teacher: TBA)
Level 4 (Teacher: TBA)

Come and see Sydney’s newest crop of comedic talent live on stage.

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What She Said Comedy
Mar
31
6:30 PM18:30

What She Said Comedy

What She Said is a weekly all women comedy night packed with stand up, storytelling, sketch and musical performances from Sydney's best comics.

Every Sunday at The Chippo Hotel at 6:30pm
Tickets $10 online, $15 on the door
Food and drinks available to purchase on the night

Like our page or visit us at whatshesaidcomedy.com

If you would like to perform, please fill out the contact form on our website with your interest and any experience you have (no experience is welcomed!)

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Punk Night at The Den
Mar
29
8:00 PM20:00

Punk Night at The Den

Get your Punk fix with Quark's line up at the Chippo Hotel...

Gearing up for their album launch tour (Due 2024), Catches & Halves will venture out from Nowra to put their differences aside... for the band.
Next, Wollongong duo Don't Praise The Machine will deliver their public service announcement on the dangers of robots and robot related paraphernalia.
Current front runners to win the award for "Least Distance Travelled to Be Here", jerranis will play most of a set with pants on.
Finally, sad boys Dreary will close out the night with some songs about crying, before returning back to Wagga.

Dreary
jerranis
Don't Praise The Machine
Catches & Halves

Doors at 8PM, $10 Entry
18+

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SYD Term 1 Grad Show (A)
Mar
28
7:30 PM19:30

SYD Term 1 Grad Show (A)

Laugh-Masters Academy (LMA) presents our end of Term Improv Student Showcase!

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to see incredible improvisers of all levels strut their stuff on stage.

This showcase will have performances by:
Level 1 (Teacher: TBA)
Level 2 (Teacher: TBA)
Level 3 (Teacher: TBA)
Level 4 (Teacher: TBA)

Come and see Sydney’s newest crop of comedic talent live on stage.

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5 Servings of Ham Trial Show
Mar
25
7:00 PM19:00

5 Servings of Ham Trial Show

5 Servings of Ham are about to take their latest show 'Tangara Through My Heart" to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival - but before they do, they're giving a special one-off free preview this Monday.

The town of Glen's Ridge is divided – a new train is coming and the town will never be the same again. Is it progress or is it the work of the Devil? A silly story that isn’t concerned with the concepts of time or space or plot. Starring Nikki Britton, Katie Crowl, David McLaughlin and Nick Mattick.

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What She Said Comedy
Mar
24
6:30 PM18:30

What She Said Comedy

What She Said is a weekly all women comedy night packed with stand up, storytelling, sketch and musical performances from Sydney's best comics.

Every Sunday at The Chippo Hotel at 6:30pm
Tickets $10 online, $15 on the door
Food and drinks available to purchase on the night

Like our page or visit us at whatshesaidcomedy.com

If you would like to perform, please fill out the contact form on our website with your interest and any experience you have (no experience is welcomed!)

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What She Said Comedy
Mar
17
6:30 PM18:30

What She Said Comedy

What She Said is a weekly all women comedy night packed with stand up, storytelling, sketch and musical performances from Sydney's best comics.

Every Sunday at The Chippo Hotel at 6:30pm
Tickets $10 online, $15 on the door
Food and drinks available to purchase on the night

Like our page or visit us at whatshesaidcomedy.com

If you would like to perform, please fill out the contact form on our website with your interest and any experience you have (no experience is welcomed!)

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Array 'Save Face' EP Launch
Mar
16
7:00 PM19:00

Array 'Save Face' EP Launch

Sydney Three-piece, Array, will be launching their latest feat ‘Save Face' at the notorious Chippo Hotel. As their first established EP, the three piece alternative rock band will be playing a blood-pumping set alongside a handful of energetic, local support acts that we're proud to announce are!:

-Coconut Cream
-The Frisson
-SHIRIN

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