PPP Picks: Umbrella Winter City Sounds Week 2

Fight your instincts to stay rugged up on the couch during winter, and head out to catch some live music, with hundreds of events on offer as part of Umbrella: Winter City Sounds.

Check out our picks for week 2 of the festival:

Who Run The World

The Mill
Thursday, 19 July

A potent showcase of female SA musicians, this week's edition focuses on storytelling in song.


  • Naomi Keyte*
  • Sitara*
  • Hannah Yates

*Currently on High Rotation

Price: $14+bf
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The Great Southern Drone Enemble

Secret location within CBD parklands
Saturday, 21 July [4-8:30pm]

From the creators of Dark Matter comes The Great Southern Drone Ensemble: a live experimental music collaboration showcasing an eclectic mix of live instruments and electronic sound devices. The event brings together six of South Australia’s most experienced and uncelebrated sound artists to present an epic 4 hour improvised ambient noise set with live projected visuals. This immersive soundscape gifts a unique opportunity to indulge in the underground Adelaide noise scene. The public are invited find or stumble across the performance which will be held in a secret outdoor location within the Adelaide CBD parklands.

Check out this Scenstr interview with the organisers.

Price: FREE!
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Wintersteady: Modulation

Crown & Anchor
Saturday, 21 July

Wintersteady: Modulation is bringing you the best underground/psych for winter.

Back for the third year, Wintersteady is going back to its roots and presenting a smaller, more intimate event showcasing a handful of amazing artists from Adelaide and Interstate.


  • Sacred Shrines*
  • Battlehounds*
  • Faraday Waves
  • OKO
  • Butterfly Spine

*Currently on High Rotation

Price: $10+bf
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Estonian Hall, North Adelaide
Sunday, 22 July

Celebrating the lifelong journey that is being a musician, Sconefest presents an afternoon of original music from artists of all ages including Frank Loves Joan*, Sing Australia and more, as well as the Sconefest back-off challenge!

*Currently on High Rotation

Price: FREE!
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