The Local List: 10 Events To Check Out Across Australia And New Zealand This Month

Written by Jay-Dee Pitcaithly on 5th October, 2021
The Local List: 10 Events To Check Out Across Australia And New Zealand This Month

Keen to get back to live? For those lucky enough to be out of the lockdown woods (don't worry lockdowners, your time will come!), we've handpicked our favourite gigs coming up over the next month to help catapult you back to living your best life.

Looking for more events near you? Check out our dedicated Local List page HERE (Australia) & HERE (New Zealand). We'll keep these pages updated with all of the best events coming up across Australia and New Zealand, so make sure you check back regularly for new event listings!


Spacey Jane @ Red Hill Auditorium - Sat 9 October

This Saturday WA's most loveable four-piece Spacey Jane take over Perth's iconic Red Hill Auditorium. Despite only just unpacking bags and road cases from their sold-out 27 date 'Sunlight tour', the outfit is thrilled to finally be playing live shows again. This time, they're bringing new single 'Lots of Nothing' to the table with a sneaky preview of new material also on the cards for the night.

Capacity is limited so, round up your mates and jump on tickets ASAP via moshtix.com.au.

Tracey Barnett and Tanya Ransom w/ special guest Oceanique @ The Duke of George - Sun 31 October

Two of WA's finest blues songwriters Tracey Barnett and Tanya Ransom are set to bring fans an intimate evening of unique storytelling through music at Perth's Duke of George. The pair are also celebrating the release of new music, Barnett's latest album 'Eyes Forward', and Ransom's latest EP 'Breakdown To Breakthrough'. 

Limited tables are still available via moshtix.com.au.

Brisbane & Sunshine Coast

The Superjesus @ The Triffid - Fri 22 October

Calling all 90s' rock kids, this one's for you! Catch the iconic Aussie rock outfit The Superjesus at The Triffid in Brisbane later this month and help celebrate their double-decade anniversary. The show will span over two sets consisting of Jet Age in its entirety followed by a greatest hits set. We're beyond keen for this one!

Grab yourself a ticket via moshtix.com.au.

The Possessed Red Carpet Premiere @ NightQuarter - Sat 30 October

Sunshine Coast's NightQuarter is hosting an exclusive 'black' carpet premiere for the new Aussie horror film, The Possessed. The film directed by Chris Sun and starring John Jarratt, Lincoln Lewis and Angie Kent, uncovers the dark and tragic past of a beautiful homestead. All tickets include full access to the venue with food and drink stalls and live entertainment on show. VIP packages are also available. More info via moshtix.com.au.


WAAX @ JCU Unibar - Fri 29 October

Brissy rockers WAAX are celebrating their latest single 'Most Hated Girl' with a special Townsville show at JCU Unibar later this month. This is going to be a must-see gig, that's for sure! Score tickets via moshtix.com.au.


Bigfoot Collective @ The Lab - Thu 21 October

18-piece street-jazz band Bigfoot Collective are set to bring their New Orleans Second Line tradition and the street performers of NYC-inspired sound to The Lab on Thursday 21 October. They'll also be showcasing six brand new original tracks that they recorded back in February 2020. More info and tickets via moshtix.com.au

Devilskin @ Lion Arts Factory - Wed 27 October

Kiwi-alt metal giants, Devilskin have earned a reputation as a fierce live band that needs to be seen to be believed. With a trans-Tasman bubble confirmed, the outfit is tearing its way across Australia for the first time ever later this month. Catch them at Adelaide's Lion Arts Factory on Wednesday 27 October. Tickets via moshtix.com.au.


The Seven Ups @ Republic Bar Hobart - Sat 23 October

Melbourne heavy groove 7-piece The Seven Ups are taking their fourth studio album on the road, performing live at Republic Bar in Hobart on Saturday 23 October alongside special guests Jay Jarome Trio. Grab your tickets via moshtix.com.au


Casper, Rhys Rich and The Shed @ MEOW - Sat 9 October

Enjoy a night full to the brim with the best local indie-rock and hip-hop with local artists Casper, Rhys Rich and The Shed taking over Wellington's MEOW this Saturday. Tickets via moshtix.co.nz.

Michael Llewellyn & the Darlings @ MEOW - Sat 30 October

Wellington-based singer-songwriter Michael Llewellyn brings his poetic and bouncy energy to Meow later this month alongside his 5-piece backing band, the Darlings to celebrate the release of their latest album. Tickets are only $15 too, so it's a win, win really! Grab your tickets via moshtix.co.nz.