Feature: Who you should catch at BIGSOUND 2018

Friday, August 31, 2018

It's that time of year where music lovers from around the country make their way up north to catch some of the finest emerging acts from around the country and beyond. Though you should try to catch absolutely everybody you can at BIGSOUND, we've made a nifty list of some the artists we're excited about.

CXLOE
This up-and-coming pop queen has been dominating with her incredible 'Show You'. Before she takes over the world, we recommend catching her ASAP.


WHERE:
Wednesday 5th September - Family - 10:30pm to 11:00pm
Thursday 6th September - The Flying Cock- 9:50pm to 10:20pm

IV League
Let's be real, IV League (ft. Lachie Gilmour and Bella Venutti) never put a bad foot forward. We love them, and we're pretty sure they'll be your faves in no time.


WHERE:
Tuesday 4th September - The Valley Drive In - 8:20pm to 8:50pm

FLUIR
This gem has a true talent for creating music that not only makes you want to dance, but also feel all the feelings. Catch FLUIR (pronounced as flu-e-air) do her thing at the below shows.


WHERE:
Tuesday 4th September - Family - 10:30pm to 11:00pm
Wednesday 5th September - Family - 8:00pm to 8:30pm

Nardean
Nardean is truly an incredible songwriter and her BIGSOUND showcases will be the place to be over the next few days.


WHERE:
Tuesday 4th September - 256 Wickham - 11:20pm to 11:50pm
Thursday 6th September - Black Bear Lodge - 8:00pm to 8:30pm

DEAN FOREVER
If you want to know what it feels like to float on a cloud, DEAN FOREVER will show you.


WHERE:
Tuesday 4th September - The Foundry - 9:10pm to 9:40pm
Wednesday 5th September - The Elephant Hotel - 9:00pm to 9:30pm (Presented by Levi's)

Bugs
If you're craving some good alternative rock, Brisbane's Bugs will have you covered.


WHERE:
Tuesday 4th September - The Valley Drive In - 10:00pm to 10:30pm
Wednesday 5th September - The Valley Drive In - 5:00pm to 8:00pm (Presented by Levi's)
Wednesday 5th September - Crowbar Black - 10:40pm to 11:10pm

Demon Days
These legends from Perth absolutely smashed it out of the park with their EP Magic Eye and seeing the amazing sounds from the EP come to life live will be an experience.


WHERE:
Tuesday 4th September - Ric’s Big Backyard - 9:10pm to 9:40pm
Thursday 6th September - The Brightside - 5:00pm to 8:00pm (The Oztix 15th Anniversary Party)
Thursday 6th September - Press Club - 11:20pm to 11:50pm
Friday 7th September - Blute's - 12:30pm to 4:00pm (BIGGROUND!)

Edward R.
Melbourne's Edward R. creates psychedelic-pop that not only makes you feel good, but that's also full of heart.


WHERE:
Wednesday 5th September - The Valley Drive In - 2:30pm to 4:30pm (GYROstream's Hump Day Happy Hour)
Wednesday 5th September - The Elephant Hotel - 8:10pm to 8:40pm
Thursday 6th September - Laruche - 8:10pm to 8:40pm

Sahara Beck
Sahara Beck's voice is out of this world, just imagine it live...


WHERE:
Wednesday 5th September - Empire Hotel - 11:40pm to 12:10am

imbi the girl
If you don't have imbi the girl on your radar yet, hurry before it's too late.


WHERE:
Wednesday 5th September - The Brightside - 9:50pm to 10:20pm
Thursday 6th September - The Zoo - 8:00pm to 8:30pm

Mosquito Coast
If you're searching for dream-pop that will absolutely enchant you during BIGSOUND, Mosquito Coast have you sorted.


WHERE:
Tuesday 4th September - Famous Nightclub - 9:00pm to 9:30pm

Merpire
Merpire's bewitching single 'Invitation' gave us chills as soon as we heard it, and you're going to leave her showcases with goosebumps all over.


WHERE:
Tuesday 4th September - Laruche - 10:40pm to 11:10pm
Wednesday 5th September - Laruche - 10:40pm to 11:10pm

Pinkish Blu
Because BIGSOUND 18 needs sad-pop and there's no one better to do it than Adelaide's Pinkish Blu


WHERE:
Tuesday 4th September - Woolly Mammoth, Alehouse Stage - 9:40pm to 10:10pm
Wednesday 5th September - 256 Wickham - 8:00pm to 8:30pm

San Mei
Listening to San Mei's music always takes us to another place — we know we're excited to see what she has in-store for BIGSOUND.


WHERE:
Tuesday 4th September - Woolly Mammoth, Alehouse Stage - 10:30pm to 11:00pm
Thursday 6th September - The Brightside - 9:50pm to 10:20pm


You can catch all these wonderful artists and so much more this week at BIGSOUND from 4th to 7th September. Though Purple Passes are now sold out, Rainbow Passes and One Night Passes are still available via the link.

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