Next gig – Saturday 24th September

Sydney’s youngest, emerging rock and rollers on Saturday, September 24 returning with another four-band bill at Marrickville Bowling Club celebrating pocketwatch’s 50th birthday! We grabbed some of the coolest young bands in town and are ready to celebrate.

The line-up of pocketwatch, Euterpe, Polly and False Alvrm has been specially curated to prove that rock and roll lives on through the next generation. Tickets here:

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Kids Are Gonna Start It Up

Courtesy of the I-94 Bar, a light will shine on Sydney’s youngest, emerging rock and roll cohort on Friday, July 29 with a four-band bill at Marrickville Bowling Club going under the banner “The Kids Are Gonna Start It Up”.

The gig’s title comes from a lyric from Radio Birdman’s anthem “New Race” but nobody’s going to be looking backwards when the line-up of Pockewatch, At Arm’s Length, Nervous Wrecks and Polly appears. Continue reading

We are pocketwatch

Pocketwatch is a high-powered trio of youngsters from Sydney’s inner south-western suburbs and will be playing their second gig. The trio covered itself in glory in its live debut at Marrickville Bowling Club at the start of 2022 and plays a mix of grunge-influenced, hard rock. The band plays original material and is keen to do as many gigs as the universe allows. 

Live review 11/3/22 – Marrickville

Angus was born to rock. He’s the band leader, guitarist and songwriter. With Jamie on bass and Sam on drums, the ‘Watch is playing only its second show.

There’s a clue to the band’s sound in their name being derived from the name of a post-Nirvana demo by Dave Grohl. It’s grungey guitar rock with melody and abundant energy. The lads also bring plenty of support and there’s even a bit of moshing in the Bowlo’s pit.

Watch The ‘Watch. They’re already monstrous players. And even more remarkably, the rhythm section members are only aged 15…

Full review courtesy of the I-94 Bar: