The Illawarra gig guide

GIG OF THE WEEK: Jinja Safari, with Cub Sport

Thursday, August 19


Jinja Safari scoured the world, mining sounds and capturing moments for their debut album, harnessing the energy that comes from young men travelling with barely a care in the world. Read more.

Thursday, September 21

Jo Vill: Club Windang

Open Mic Night With Ricky Lynch: Oaks Hotel Albion Park Rail

Jinja Safari: UOW Unibar

Friday, September 20

Back To Back: Illawarra Leagues Club

Control: Dapto Leagues Club

Dane Laboyrie Trio: Sebel Harbourside Kiama

Declan Kelly & The Rising Sun: City Diggers Wollongong

Jones the Cat: Corrimal Hotel

Koppen Terrace: Fraternity Club

Kuzins Duo: Kiama Leagues Club

Mick on Wheels Band: Kiama Golf Club

Prototypes; Kunvuk; Double Chamber; Torch The Village: Dicey Riley’s 

Quini: Warilla Sports Club

Shady Rhythm: Towradgi Park Bowls

Steve Edmonds Band: Warilla Bowling Club

Tenacious DJ: Kiama Grand Hotel

The Narrators: Oaks Hotel Albion Park Rail

The Rihanna Experience: Towradgi Beach Hotel

The White Horizons: Club Windang

Trudy Lee: Illawarra Yacht Club

Woody: Kiama Inn

Saturday, September 21

3BM: Dapto Leagues Club

Alpen Wanderers Oktoberfest: Hotel Berry

Ben McNeil: The Links Hotel Shell Cove

Calypso Toad: Chad and the Culprits: AMS Bowling, Albion Park Rail

Dennis Wilson: Illawarra Yacht Club

Dirty Monty: Kiama Grand Hotel

Dr Don’s Double Dose With Jusin Femino: Corrimal Hotel

Faye Kristiansen: Corrimal Hotel

Jay Seeney and Peter McWhirter: Wests Illawarra

Laurie Webb: Oak Flats Bowling Club

Limelight: Lakeview Hotel Oak Flats

Matt & Steve: Mt Kembla Village Hotel

Mick on Wheels Band: Ryan’s Hotel, Thirroul

Midnight Drifters: Kiama Leagues Club

Nathan Cole: Figgy Bowlo

Panchito: Seacliff Restaurant, North Wollongong

Quini: Gerroa Fishos

Ric B: Great Southern Hotel Berry

Rob Wales: Albion Park RSL

Ronnie Wiggins: Warilla Sports Club

The Revheads: Balgownie Hotel

The Vegas Legends: Club Windang

Tornadoes: Warilla Bowling Club

Sunday, September 22

Alpen Wanderers Oktoberfest: Hotel Berry

Backlash: Illawarra Master Builders Club

Billy Malcolm: Kiama Leagues Club

Crushed Ice: Warilla Sports Club

Danny Sullivan & Penny Hartgerink: Jamberoo Pub

Genevieve Chadwick: The Beaches At Thirroul

Older Musicians Club of Australia: Albion Park Bowling Club

Quini: Wests Illawarra

Simmo: Oaks Hotel, Albion Park Rail

The Count Trio: Mt Kembla Village Hotel

Woody: Ocean Beach Hotel, Shellharbour

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