Bushfire Relief Gigs across the Nation

Bushfire Relief Gigs across the Nation

In the face of the devastation caused by bushfires across the country, the Australian music and arts community is coming together to support fire affected communities for a number of different events. Check out the list below featuring some of the biggest lineups ever assembled.

Worker’s Club Bushfire Fundraiser
Who: Indyana, Earnest Jackson, Jimmy Harwood, September Barker, Dani Ella
When: Saturday 18th January
Where: The Worker’s Club, Fitzroy
For: NSW RFS and Fire Relief Fund for First Nations Communities
Tickets: $15 entry on the door

Bushfire Animal Relief Benefit
Who: Cosmic Kahuna, Rambin’ Gold, Rumours (Fleetwood Mac tribute), plus DJs.
When: Saturday 18th January
Where: FeeFee’s Bar, Collingwood
For: Wildlife Victoria
Tickets: Free entry

The Amity Affliction Bushfire Benefit Show
Who: The Amity Affliction, Northlane, Tonight Alive, Ocean Grove, Windwaker
When: Monday 20th January
Where: Corner Hotel, Melbourne
For: Bushfire relief
Tickets: CornerHotel.com

Stand Up for Bushfire Relief
Who: Hannah Gadsby, Wil Anderson, Dave Hughes, Judith Lucy, Tommy Little, Joel Creasey, Cal Wilson, Nick Cody, Rhys Nicholson, Nazeem Hussain, Tom Ballard, Denise Scott, Frank Woodley, and more.
When: Monday 20th January
Where: Palais Theatre, St Kilda
For: Victorian Bushfire Appeal
Tickets: Ticketmaster

Raise the Roof – Bush Dance
When: Thursday 23th January
Who: Oh Pep!, The Maes, John Flanagan and the Earthworker Bush Band
Where: The Spotted Mallard, Brunswick
For: Rebuild Upper Murray
Tickets: Moshtix

Rock Against the Fires
Who: Dallas Crane, Batz, Rocket Science, Draught Dodgers, Baby 8, and more.
When: Friday 24th January
Where: The Spotted Mallard, Melbourne
For: Red Cross and CFA
Tickets: Moshtix

Rock for Relief
Who: Atomic Riot, The Ugly Kings, The Mercy Kills, Shewolf, and more.
When: Saturday 25th January
Where: Globe Alley, Melbourne
For: Selected fire and wildlife funds
Tickets: Free entry

Raise ‘Em Up
Who: Megan Washington, Matt Corby, The Kite String Tangle, Ngaiire, Rohin Jones, The Riot, Asha Jefferies, DJ Black Amex, and more.
When: Saturday 25th January
Where: The Tivoli, Brisbane
For: The Red Cross and WIRES
Tickets: tivoli.com.au

Fires Fundraiser
Who: Mick Thomas, The Orbweavers, Angie Hart, Charles Jenkins, Pollyman, Opelousas, Sarah Carroll, Hollie Joyce, Hamish Cowan, Dominic Byrne,Skyscraper Stan, Dan Warner, Sime Nugent, Brooke Russell, Ruby Jones, The Dusty Millers, Lisa Miller, Dirt Hand, Les Thomas, The Pheasantry
When: Saturday 25th January
Where: The Spotted Mallard, Brunswick
For: CFA, the Bushfire Disaster Appeal and Red Cross.
Tickets: Moshtix

Band Together
Who: Palace of the King, Bad Moon Born, Echo Del Tusker, The Radio Sun, El Colosso, and more.
When: Monday 27th January
Where: Stay Gold, Brunswick
For: Wildlife Victoria and CFA
Tickets: Eventbrite

Tones and I Bushfire Benefit Concert
Who: Tones and I – supported by Adrian Eagle and more
When: Tuesday 28th January
Where: 170 Russell, Melbourne
For: Red Cross, RFS, CFA
Tickets: Moshtix

Fire Aid
Who: John Butler, San Cisco, Stella Donnelly, The Waifs
When: Friday 31st January
Where: Fremantle Arts Center, Fremantle
For: WIRES, NSW RFS, Victorian Bushfire Appeal
Tickets: Oztix

Bushfire Benefit
Who: Jen Cloher, Romy Vager (RVG), Sui Zhen, Lai, Jess Ribeiro, Cool Sounds
When: Friday 31st January
Where: The Tote, Collingwood
For: First Nations Fire Relief Fund, Victorian Bushfire Disaster Fund, RFS, Wildlife Victoria, WIRES, SA Country Fire Authority, Tasmanian Fire Authority.
Tickets: Oztix

Bushfire Benefit
Who: Total Control, HTRK, Alice Skye, Civic, Disco Junk Bank, The Snakes
When: Saturday 1st February
Where: The Tote, Collingwood
For: First Nations Fire Relief Fund, Victorian Bushfire Disaster Fund, RFS, Wildlife Victoria, WIRES, SA Country Fire Authority, Tasmanian Fire Authority.
Tickets: Oztix

Friendlyjordies ‘John Howard REALLY Sucked’ Bushfire Benefit Show
Who: Jordan Shanks a.k.a Friendlyjordies
When: Sunday 9th February
Where: The Comic’s Lounge
For: Wildlife Victoria
Tickets: Humanitix

Fire Fight Australia
Who: Queen + Adam Lambert, Alice Cooper, Amy Shark, Baker Boy, Conrad Sewell, Daryl Braithwaite, Delta Goodrem, Grinspoon, Guy Sebastian, Hilltop Hoods, ICEHOUSE, Illy, Jessica Mauboy, John Farnham, Lee Kernaghan, Olivia Newton-John, Peking Duk, Pete Murray, Tina Arena and William Barton + more
When: Sunday 16th February
Where: ANZ Stadium, Sydney
For: National Bushfire Relief
Tickets: Ticketek

Down to Earth – A Fire and Climate Relief Concert
Who: Angus and Julia Stone, Briggs, Gang of Youths, Jack River, Ruby Fields, Tash Sultana, Thelma Plum
When: Wednesday 26th February
Where: Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne
For: Red Cross, WIRES, Emergency Leaders for Climate Action, Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal, Firesticks
Tickets: Ticketek

Don’t Be a Scomo
Who: Burn the Hostages, Pissrash, Reaper, Geld, and more.
When: Friday 6th March
Where: The Tote, Collingwood
For: Bushfire victims, Food of Today collecting food donations
Tickets: $20 on the door

Sound Relief
All details TBA
Where: Melbourne + Sydney
When: End of Feb/start of March

Written by Olivia Hurley
Photo by Rankin