Hey everyone

This group is for those who love indie/alternative music and who'd like to catch up at gigs with other similar like-minded people. Gig venues will typically include The Tivoli, The Zoo, Hi-Fi Bar, Festivals such as Laneway + Soundwave + others, Brisbane Powerhouse, Black Bear Lodge + more.

Now this is a broad music category that means different things to different people. However to give you an idea of the types of events this group will attend some bands that come to mind representative of this style of music are listed below.

Indie Pop

Camera Obscura




My Bloody Valentine

Secret Shine

Gaslight Radio

UK Indie

The Smiths

Joy Division

New Order

The Cure

The Stone Roses

Bloc Party


The Go-Betweens

The Church

British India

US Indie



Bright Eyes

Explosions in the Sky

The Drums


The Pains of Being Pure at Heart

The National

The Shins

Indie Folk

Holly Throsby

Sarah Blasko

Sally Seltmann




Hope you get the idea.


Brendan and Gary






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  • Brendan Sinnamon founded Brisbane Indie/Alternative Music

    on November 7

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