This is the ZIG ZAG CITY SOUTH October 2020 event page
Zig Zag City South is a placemaking event designed to showcase our Precinct’s unique character and support our local traders & organisations. The event will be happening across two dates – Sat 17 and Sun 18 October with day and night time gigs to be enjoyed in venues across the Precinct on both days. Expect a mix of fantastic live music and DJ sets, and all the gigs are open to the public and are FREE ENTRY!
Please note: all venues will be operating under the current COVID-19 restrictions, which includes reduced capacity to ensure social distancing, drinking while seated (unless outdoors) and no dancing. There is no booking for these events – we suggest you get there early to secure your place to avoid disappointment.
One of the most enduring live acts in Adelaide, The Flaming Sambucas have become synonymous with good times at venues all over the City. Whether they are performing their hugely popular Abba and Elton John tributes, or playing a mix of the greatest hits of the 70s and 80s (as they will be on this night), the ‘Sambucas always leave patrons smiling. Free Entry. Doors open 8.30pm. Band onstage 9pm-11.30pm. Limited capacity seated event in the Main Room (Ground level). Irish Club – 13 Carrington St Adelaide.
Local Revolution at The Crown & Sceptre
Get ready for a night of killer afro funk and soul grooves courtesy of this dynamic collective who’ve graced many a festival stage (including NYE at Elder Park) and international support slot for the likes of Maxi Priest. They will be accompanied by Casablabla resident DJ Pablito spinning all manner of funky worldwide beats. Free Entry. Doors open 8.30pm. Band onstage 10pm. Crown & Sceptre Hotel 308 King William St Adelaide.
Tervete Collective at 55ML Bar
Widely regarded as a hotspot for Adelaide’s underground hip hop talent, 55ML Bar host a night of live hip hop, funk and groove vibes with The Tervete Collective and special guests in the house! Free Entry. Band onstage 9pm. 55ML – 33 Mill St Adelaide.
Acoustic Tunes at The Saracens Head Hotel
The Saracen’s are now hosting live soloists every Friday and Saturday night from 7-10pm with great local talent including Baby Mo, Louis Roberto and Sax Bates. Be sure to check out their Facebook page here to see who’s playing on the night! Free Entry. Saracens Head – 82 Carrington St Adelaide.
Get some Yum Yum before you Zig Zag!
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 Saturday night venues.
Allegra Dining Room – L1/125 Gilles St Adelaide (City South Business Member) Open until 12am. Wonderful plant-based dishes. Website here. Etica – 125 Gilles St Adelaide (City South Business Member) Open until 10.30pm. Wood fired pizza and pasta. Website here. Indian Delights – 445 Pulteney St Adelaide (City South Business Member) Open until 10pm. Classic Indian dishes and great value. Website here. Koyeosa Korean BBQ – 449 Pulteney St Adelaide (City South Business Member) Open until 10pm. Tasty charcoal BBQ and hot pot meals. Facebook page here. Mimi – 50 Sturt St Adelaide (City South Business Member) Open until 9.30pm. Tasty Thai and Korean dishes. Website here. Veggo Sizzle – 358 King William St Adelaide (City South Business Member) Open until 10pm. Vegetarian & Vegan meals. Website here.
Rainey & Mike from well regarded outfit Hurting Curtis take to the footpath for some spontaneous acoustic tunes. Grab a coffee and a snack, park yourself on a stool outside and enjoy some Sunday Springtime vibes Duo performing from 11am-1pm. Free Entry. Cafe Outside the Square – 34 Whitmore Square Adelaide
The Young Sequoias at Prohibition Liquor Co
Don’t miss this popular duo’s infectious bluesy grooves as they showcase soul-filled originals alongside fantastic renditions of the delta blues classics. Enjoy all this while you sip the superb locally made spirits Prohibition are famous for, and savour their tasty platters and snacks! Duo performing from 2pm-5pm. Free Entry. Prohibition Gin – 22 Gilbert St Adelaide.
Too Far For Gravy? at 55ML Bar
Rounding out Zig Zag’s weekend of live music is a set of classic rock and grunge favourites from the curiously named Too Far For Gravy? band. Grab a beer or a cocktail from 55ML’s extensive range and kick back for one last round of live tunes and great booze! Band performing from 7pm. Free Entry. 55ML Bar – 33 Mill St Adelaide.