One Night Only


23 Feb - 15 Mar

8.30pm - 12am

Exciting and exclusive, immersive and explosive! Friday nights at the Fringe just got even better.

Throughout Fringe festival, every Friday night The Lab is excited to present a series of double headliner shows featuring some of Adelaide’s strongest local acts… for one night only. Expect award winning artists, dynamic visuals, and an electric atmosphere. Join us for a live music experience like no other, with a different feature artist each week, surrounded by 50m2 of stunning LED screens.

WEEK #1 [Fri, Feb 23 | 9.30pm]



Visuals by Ryan Sahb

The Lab are stoked to present a special pairing; the alt-rock / emo sounds of local icons COLOURBLIND + a rare special performance from heavy hitters SLEEP TALK!
Both bands will bring their own interpretation of heavy rock / hardcore / emo to the unique show space of The Lab complete with visual accompaniment by local artist Ryan Sahb.

WEEK #2 [Fri, Mar 1 | 9.00pm]

PLASTIQ (Naarm / Melb)

March 1st will feature the glamorous post-punk of local break-out group – THE EMPTY THREATS paired with the cyber-pop melodies of PLASTIQ (Naarm). Dress to impress, this will be a treat for the senses!
Adelaide glitch masters CAPITAL WASTE and RYAN SAHB will be providing visuals across the night. 

WEEK #3 [Fri, Mar 8 | 8.30pm]

RIPCORD (album launch)

+ THE745

+ Visuals by MAX BRADING

March 8th will celebrate the release of ‘Something to Be’, the new EP from grunge/rock/punk 4 piece – RIPCORD!
Supporting them on the night will be the emerging punk outfit from the Mid Coast of SA, THE745!

WEEK #4 [Fri, Mar 15 | 9.30pm]



Visuals by RYAN SAHB 

March 15th features an all rock line up with MUMS FAVOURITE and THE VAINS + the psychedelic visuals of RYAN SAHB. This is an incredibly strong pairing and an essential gig for lovers of 70s inspired rock and roll!


These events have been made possible through generous support from the Novatech Arts Innovation Fund.

Tickets: $25


Other Events

Illuminate Adelaide Live @ The Lab Vol 1: Carla Lippis' Mondo Psycho returns to The Lab supported by The Night Terrors.
05 July
8pm - Late
Illuminate Adelaide Live @ The Lab Vol 2: Melbourne experimental electronic outfit, Big Yawn are joined by No News and Georgia Oatley.
06 July
8pm - Late
Illuminate Adelaide Live @ The Lab Vol 3: Acting as the ever-evolving curatorial vision of MESSIANIC GLOSS' Matthew Adey and Brett Davis return to The Lab for Misanthropic Grief Club [MGC] with BRACT x BAYANG
12 July
8pm - Late

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