Sticky Fingers - Tempodrom

Live Music / Travers Southwell

Sticky Fingers’ performance at Tempodrom in Berlin on July 2nd, 2023, was nothing short of electrifying. The sold-out crowd was treated to an evening of raw energy and infectious melodies from the Sydney-based band. The venue itself, once a circus tent and now a permanent fixture in Kreuzberg, provided a unique and intimate setting for the show.

Kicking off the night with their iconic 2014 album title track, “Land of Pleasure,” Sticky Fingers immediately set the tone for an unforgettable experience. With each song, the band effortlessly captured the essence of their diverse discography, taking the audience on a journey through their musical evolution. From the rebellious anthem “Outcast” to the introspective “How To Fly” and the crowd-pleasing hits like “Cool & Calm” and “Cyclone,” the setlist was a carefully curated blend of fan favourites.


As the night drew to a close, anticipation built for the encore. The crowd eagerly awaited the return of frontman Freddy, whose captivating presence and unmistakable hairy chest had become a signature element of Sticky Fingers’ live performances. When the band re-emerged on stage, the energy reached its peak as they delivered a final burst of intensity and passion, leaving the audience craving for more.

Sticky Fingers’ performance at Tempodrom was a testament to their musical prowess and undeniable stage presence. With their infectious tunes and captivating showmanship, they proved why they are hailed as one of Sydney’s finest exports. The night will be remembered as a wild and euphoric celebration of music, leaving the Berlin crowd with memories to cherish long after the final chord had faded away.