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Paramount House
80 Commonwealth Street
Surry Hills, Sydney

Saturday 11th May

Live on the
Golden Stage

David Chesworth
David Chesworth
'Layer on Layer' Album Launch

Melbourne post-punk pioneer David Chesworth launches the Chapter Music reissue of his 1981 percussive art-funk album Layer On Layer. The follow-up to 1979 minimal synth classic 50 Synthesizer Greats (re-released by Chapter in 2017), Layer On Layer uses traditional and non-traditional instruments (like telephone books, boxes and car parts) to create a unique sound world driven by propulsive rhythms but emphasising chance and playfulness.

David's records and productions through the '70s and '80s have become hugely sought-after collectors’ items and DJ holy grails, across his solo work and projects Essendon Airport, Whadya Want, Chocolate Grinders and others. He is now a renowned contemporary composer and sound artist, commissioned to create a sound installation for the Sydney Olympics in 2000, and represented in the 2015 Venice Biennale with partner Sonia Leber.

For Layer On Layer, David will perform live on synths and toy guitar with his Essendon Airport bandmate Paul Fletcher on drums and with support from experimental artist John Gillies.

Doors open at 2:30pm, performance starts at 10pm sharp
Drink Special
From 9:30pm, enjoy Surry Hills Pils for $6 ea or 4 for $20 courtesy of our mates at Sydney Brewery
Free Entry
Free entry, all events 18+

Upcoming Shows

Thursday 30th May
Georgia June
Vivid Music 2019
Formed in mid-2017, Sydney band Georgia June are an infectious force of energy, captivating audiences with their confronting lyrics and endless exuberance — here supported by ELKI.
Saturday 1st June
Vivid Music 2019
Toeing the line between pub rock and '80s new wave, Sydney-based outfit Australia join us underground for Vivid Music 2019.
Thursday 6th June
Dinosaur City Records Takeover
Vivid Music 2019
Join beloved independent Sydney label Dinosaur City Records for a triple-bill takeover of the Golden Stage, featuring No Local, Poison Abbey and newly-formed post-punk group Australian Idol.
For the discerning  

Golden Gifts:

For the discerning

$6 pilsner  
on Live Music nights

Drinks Special:

$6 pilsner
on Live Music nights

‘The Good old days
are now’


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