Get into the festive mood with Sophisticated Dingo and The Velvet Club’s indie Christmas playlist

From Paul Kelly to Wham, get into Sophisticated Dingo’s and The Velvet Club’s brilliant Christmas Playlist

Sophisticated Dingo and The Velvet Club are gearing up for an epic free gig at The Curtin in Melbourne.

Brace yourself for a unique hybrid set as both bands take the stage, complete with a sprinkle of Christmas tunes.

The Velvet Club tour


Save the date: Friday, December 22nd. It’s set to be a night to remember!

Additionally, after a year of national tours and festival appearances,  The Velvet Club are also gearing up to bring their self-reflective lyricism on a 10-date tour this February-March.

Come 2024  the 5-piece, are set to bring a sweet dose of  indie-rock, to help navigate life through your 20s  with their ‘Aus Summer Tour.’

Tour Highlights: In the last 12 months, The Velvet Club toured nationally with DICE, Ra Ra Viper, and The Rions, making debut festival appearances at Splendour in The Grass, Now & Again, and Icebreaker Festival.

Returning with their last single of the year, “The Otherside,” explores a slightly darker tone while remaining true to their core sound.

Sophisticated Dingo, on the other hand, has continued their impressive momentum with the release of the expressive single “Been Thinking.”

Both bands have been consistently delivering top-notch music, with Sophisticated Dingo’s tracks “VCR” and “Radio On” making waves on triple j and BBC Radio 1’s Future Alternative.

Care of our fav Asu rockers, get into some Christmas cheer below in preperation to catch the bands for their Christmas Eve Eve Eve show.



Wham! – Last Christmas

Quintessential. Undeniable. God bless Georgie boy.

Bakers Eddy – A Verry Merry Christmas

Barnstormer. Melbourne crunch with holiday cheer.

Frank Sinatra – Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow!

Frankie baby! Smooth.

Numbnuts – Feliz Navidad!

Deep cut. CC: Pretty Littles, Bad Dreems. Thank us later.

Elvis – Blue Christmas

It’s the king! Bring back Christmas albums


U2- Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)

We covered this one last Xmas with some help from Guthrie and some members of their band!

The Kinks – Father Christmas

This ones an anti-Christmas Carol, and I wish they played this in Kmart instead of Mariah Carey.

Billy Mack – Christmas Is all Around

The intro to AJs favourite Christmas movie, Love Actually.

The 1975 – Wintering

A song about the best and sometimes the worst part of Christmas, spending time with family.

Paul Kelly – How to make Gravy

A nice Christmas Tear Jerker in case everyone is getting a bit too merry.


Sophisticated Dingo & The Velvet Club Tickets are on sale now here, with supports to be announced. 


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