Welcome to the ZIG ZAG CITY SOUTH July 2019 event page!
Zig Zag City South is a placemaking event designed to showcase our Precinct’s unique character and support our local traders & organisations. Our second Zig Zag music event is happening on Saturday July 20 2019 with daytime gigs happening in venues around Whitmore Square and night-time gigs in venues along King William St, Halifax and Carrington Streets. This unique showcase is a major event within the Umbrella Winter Music Festival program. City South venues will be hosting a variety of live acoustic, big band, blues, lounge, rock and electronic music gigs and DJ sets. All the gigs are free entry, so why not go for a wander and see a few! And don’t forget to book in for a meal at one of our fantastic local eateries and really make a day/night of it!
Featuring Michael (on Mandolin) and Tim (on guitar) from renowned band Hurting Curtis, Dinsdale are here to spread their folk-pop goodness to all and sundry! They will kick off the Zig Zag event in fine style! Great food and coffee available too!
Sat July 20. 12-2pm. Free Entry. Cafe Outside The Square – 34 Whitmore Square. Website here. (A City South Business Member)
Bellydance Performance & Workshop
Bellydance Amethyst are hosting a free performance and come-and-try workshop for all ages at their local studio space. If you’ve ever been curious to see and join in this exotic movement style, then this is your chance!
Sat July 20. 1-2pm. Free Entry. Bellydance Amethyst Studios – 28 Hamley Street. Website here. (A City South Business Member)
Beatles at The Brunswick
Enjoy a wonderful afternoon of classic Beatles songs and other 60s selections from The Fab Two duo in the friendly surrounds of the Dukes Bar. Call 8410 7079 to book a table. Food available all day.
Sat July 20. 2-4pm. Free Entry. Duke of Brunswick Hotel – 207 Gilbert St. Website here.
Play Lady Play at Sparkke At The Whitmore
Two of Adelaide’s favourite female DJs Ruby Chew and Anne Wiberg (Wipod) spin nothing but funky soulful moods and tunes from 2pm in the newly enclosed beer garden & restaurant space. All day dining, fantastic drinks, and great grooves on a Saturday arvo!
Sat July 20. 2-6pm. Free Entry. Sparkke At The Whitmore – 317 Morphett St. Website here.
City of Adelaide Concert Band at St Lukes Church Hall
Established in 1936, this stalwart collective travel all over the State, performing jazz, classical and big band favourites to appreciative audiences everywhere. It’s an honour to have the Concert Band grace the beautiful St Lukes Church stage for what will be a memorable afternoon of uplifting sounds
Sat July 20. 4.30-6.15pm. Free Entry. St Lukes Church Hall (at rear) – 35 Whitmore Sq.
Gourmet Goodness at Zig Zag
Below is a list of cool cafes and excellent eateries close to the Zig Zag daytime venues. So be sure to grab a bite before, during or after your Zig Zag experience!
Erb’n’Flo Cafe – 153 Sturt St Adelaide (City South Business Member)
There are so many awesome street art pieces lurking in the side streets at City South. So take some time out between the music gigs to check out some amazing art! Download the Street Art Map here
NIGHT TIME PROGRAM 8PM – 2AM
The Levitators live at The Crown & Sceptre
Legends of live electronica, The Levitators bring punchy beats, potent grooves and addictive energy to the stage everytime they play. This will be a special night, as the boys return to their spiritual home for a one-off party alongside DJ Skot Holder & guests! Meals available to 9pm too!
Sat July 20. 8pm-2am. Free Entry. Crown & Sceptre Hotel – 308 King William St. Website here.
Lucifers Lounge at The Irish Club (Upstairs)
After a fantastic gig at last year’s Zig Zag, we couldn’t resist bringing back one of Adelaide’s most enduring cover bands. Expect good vibes all night long, as Gerry and the lads turn out classic rock, lounge and croon tunes from the 60s, 70s and 80s. Free Entry. www.citysouth.org.au/zigzag.
Sat July 20. 8.30pm-12am. Free Entry. The Irish Club (Upstairs) – 13 Carrington St. Website here.
The J’s Hey Days at The Kings Head (Front Bar)
DJs Mark Yusef Wilson and Smiley present a night of classic indie and alternative tunes spanning the 90s and 00s. Expect to hear plenty of Hottest 100 anthems alongside the Aus, UK and US bands that dominated the airwaves back in the day! Great pub food available to 9pm as well.
Sat July 20. 8.30pm-1am. Free Entry. The Kings Head Hotel – 357 King William St. Website here.
DJs Spinning Bar Grooves & Funky Toons
Resident DJs spin front-bar friendly beats in the following venues. Grab a cocktail and soak up the vibes! The Gilbert and Saracens serves great pub fare too. Click on the addresses to check out their websites.
Before you Zig Zag your way around City South and soak up the music, why not book into one of the Precinct’s awesome eateries and grab a great meal! Here are some suggestions close by to the night time venues.
5’oClock Somewhere – 101 Gilbert St Adelaide
Open until 8pm. Unique local wines and nibbles. Website here.
Bar Etica – 84 Halifax St Adelaide
Open until 12am. Wine, Cocktails, Pizza and Italian share plates. Website here