• Thu 18 May

    This eppy features music from Didirri who's playing the fabulously named Church of Bang Bang Boogaloo in Melbourne this weekend, West Thebarton Brothel Party and Urtekk play a great festival in Adelaide - 'Day of Clarity' - which is free and covers venues throughout the east end of the Adelaide CBD, The Money War bring their rollicking pop to the Amplifier Bar in Perth - plus plenty more. Fill your weekend with gigs, and tune in here for suggestions!

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  • Thu 4 May

    Hello! There's a real bangin' mix of everything on the show today. Sure to fill your weekend gig agenda. Duncan Saige of Stillwater Giants plays his solo wares at a backyard show in Perth, Eleanor Dixon heads far away from her home in Marlinja, NT to play the Gasometer in Melbourne, and Polish Club hit Narara Music Festival hard with a fair few Unearthed mates. Plus more - hiphop, pop punk, surfy stuff, you name it. Tune in.

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  • Thu 27 Apr

    This eppy truly highlights some great Unearthed gig options for your weekend - Wide Open Spaces festival is happening in Alice Springs (Resin Moon, and Skank & Shake representing), the Groovin' the Moos are happening in regional places all over the place and i'll play you a few of our Unearthed winners (Heaps Good Friends and Gretta Stanley get a gong) plus a bunch of great gigs happening in Hobart, Port Macquarie and... well really all over the place, you'll have to tune in!

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  • Thu 20 Apr

    This crock pot of scorching giggy dumplings should keep you entertained - we feature gigs by Dawn Laird (headed to ADL) and At the Dakota head from Darwin to ADL and BNE! Of course Record Store Day's also on on Saturday and a stack of Unearthed bands are supporting their locals' by playing instores (i'm talking Alex Lahey, The Posse, and The Sleepyheads) Go ahead to a show, enjoy yuself!

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  • Thu 6 Apr

    The repulsively high quality Amped features choice work from Mallrat (playing Melbourne and Sydney shows), Iluka is taking her golden pipes to Wollongong and Sydney, Feels are taking their polyrhythmic electronic beat pop to the Perth Cultural Centre and Kiko Smokes go on a little interstate sojourn with their towering prog-ish hit stockpile. This and MOAR, with me - Steph Hughes.

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  • Thu 30 Mar

    This bubbling vat of premium Unearthed chai features gig-talk about Heathcote Blue (a folk titan of the west) who's got his album launch tonight, there's a great festival happening called By the Meadow with a stack of triple j Unearthed presence (Alexander Biggs, Pretty Littles and more). Plus hiphop sounds from Sydney Kwame and The Beths take their soaring pop up 'n' down the east coast.Get your diaries out!

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  • Thu 23 Mar

    Steph Hughes lobs 13 musical fireballs at you and follows up with 13 spicy gig suggestions for your weekend. Great punk in the form of Zen Haircuts (playing Sydney), Strangers (playing Melbourne), whilst coastal charmer Luke Fox drives to Perth for a show at Good Nights. Eleanor Dixon plays two unmissable shows in NSW (all the way from Darwin) and Melbourne teen goths Shiva play a warehouse in Footscray. Little bit of everything aye, join in.

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  • Thu 16 Mar

    This eppy sees me (Steph) do a spectacular 360 horsey into the Unearthed gig pool again - if techy metalcore's your thing, Perth's the place to be with Make Way For Man playing a show, Sail On! Sail On! blow into Ballarat from the west on a group tour with a bunch of punk mates, Aphir takes her expertly produced glitch pop to Canberra, and The Vanns head to Cooly Beachfest in Coolangatta, where a stack of great bands will take to the stage on Sat. All this and a heaps more for your weekend!

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  • Thu 9 Mar

    Today's eppy features a few Unearthed artist festival appearances (Charm of Finches, Ewah and the Vision of Paradise), a whole lotta touring punk bands (Safe Hands, Paper Thin) and a larger than usual number of Canberrans (EG: Mondecreen, Slow Turismo, Teen Jesus and the Jean Teasers). Plus plenty more gig ideas, probs in a town near you. Join in! Why not!

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  • Thu 2 Mar

    Again Steph Hughes beckons you to a stack of great Unearthed shows happening all over the country this weekend. Willaris K has a hometown show in Sydney, Elwood Myre take their homespun rollickers to Gosford, Great Gable will bring those upswung coastal moods to Margaret River and Bunbury, and the Pits will play some existential post pop in Hobart. What a mix. Join me, and bring your diaries.

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  • Thu 8 Dec

    This week on Amped with Steph Hughes! Chockers with gigs as usual – there’s a great Tassie folk punk show that’s ALL AGES in Launceston featuring Unearthed darlings The Saxons, Leeli hits the NSW coast with her epic folk, Savilian takes his local hiphop roadshow to Newcastle and Darwin’s Resin Moon tour’s round Northern Territory this weekend. So. Many. Things. To. Do!

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  • Thu 1 Dec

    Steph Hughes casts the gig net wide to let you know about Unearthed band shows happening in a town near you. Maroochydore Tash Sultana fans will be happy she’s playing there (and just about every festival this summer), Self Talk and Paper Thin are on tour! Unearthed hiphop hits Sydney with a Kirklandd show, and D.I.E.F.M bring the riffs to Wagga Wagga. All this and more on this edition of AMPED!

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  • Thu 24 Nov

    Stussy Hussy is back with more Unearthed gigs than you can poke a stick at - if hinterland doofs are your thing, catch Toyo at Bohemian Beatfreaks - a festival inland from Byron, young Tullara is playing a Melbourne show AND Quenscliff Music Festival, Lyall Moloney hits Hobart, and Jungle Love festival is bringing so many amazing acts from the Unearthed stable to Imbil, Queensland. This and way more local gigs from Unearthed acts (more-than-likely in a town near you!).

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  • Thu 10 Nov

    This Amped we get to listen to the latest from cinematic Adelaide folkster Tom West - who's headed off for some Queensland gigs, as is the free-surfin' Ziggy Alberts. We've got some Adelaidian hiphop in the form of Nvsty Militia (hometown show this weekend) and representing Tassie gigs, we've got the brooding storytelling of Ewah and the Vision of Paradise. All over the shop as usual. Great gigs to fill the diary with - tuck in!

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  • Thu 3 Nov

    Discover the best live acts in the country with Amped on triple j Unearthed. 4pm Thursdays, every track you hear comes from an act you can catch live this week. This eppy, I let you know about Tia Gostelow's Airlie Beach Music Festival appearance and play you her sublime newy, there's a new stomper from Odlaw and lotsa WA bands playing for WAM fest. Also! the lovely Stonefox are on tour! There'll be something from them too. All this and more from this weekend's gigging Unearthed bands. Toon in.

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