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SYDNEY FRINGE COMEDY

SYDNEY FRINGE COMEDY

TUE 1 SEP - SUN 4 OCT

It’s back for another year! Read more

SHIR MADNESS

SHIR MADNESS

Supported by Tula, Tinpan Orange, Nathan Kaye

THU 3 SEP @ 8PM

TAL BEN ARITULA

Born and raised in Tel Aviv, Tula moved to Barcelona in her early 20’s where she spent a decade integrating herself into the local and international music scene. Read more

MISS BURLESQUE NSW STATE FINAL

MISS BURLESQUE NSW STATE FINAL

FRI 4 SEP @ 7:30PM

7:30pm: Doors // 8pm: Show Starts

The feathers are set to fly in Australia’s largest burlesque competition – with performers from all around the country competing for the title of Miss Burle Read more

THEATRESPORTS - Cranston Cup

THEATRESPORTS - Cranston Cup

6 SEP - 15 NOV @ 5PM

Celebrating its 30th Anniversary, the Cranston Cup is Australia’s premier Impro Comedy Knock-Out Competition, where all of Sydney’ Read more

SAFIA

SAFIA

Supported by Boo Seeka and Owen Rabbit

WED 9, THU 10 & FRI 11 SEP @ 8PM

SOLD OUT

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT

To avoid disappointment we strongly recommend against purchasing tickets from a third pa Read more

STAND UP GUYS: THE KINGS OF ETHNIC COMEDY

STAND UP GUYS: THE KINGS OF ETHNIC COMEDY

Supported by Basile + Mike Marino + Tahir

SUN 13 SEP
CANCELLED

DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

All tickets will be refunded in full from the point of purchase. Read more

9th Annual SYDNEY UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL

9th Annual SYDNEY UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL

THU 17 - SUN 20 SEP

Celebrating the best in indie, transgressive, provocative, quality oddball and cutting-edge cinema, the Sydney Underground Film Festival is on again this September from Thursday 17th until Sund Read more

DUSTIN TEBBUTT

DUSTIN TEBBUTT

Supported by Jesse Davidson + Caitlin Park

FRI 25 SEP @ 8PM

Fresh from a seamless performance at Splendour in The Grass, Sydney-based artist Dustin Tebbutt is happy to share details of ‘Home’, his brand new single, mini-album and accompanying tour

It’ Read more

BOLT THROWER (UK)

BOLT THROWER (UK)

SAT 26 SEP @ 7:30PM

British death metal stalwarts BOLT THROWER make their hugely anticipated return to Australian shores after 22 years

Uncompromising, unrelenting and unmistakable, BOLT THROWER have cemented themselv Read more

JJ GREY & MOFRO (USA)

JJ GREY & MOFRO (USA)

Supported by Shaun Kirk

THU 8 OCT @ 7:30PM

JJ Grey remains an unfettered, blissful performer, singing with a blue-collared spirit over the bone-deep grooves of his compositions

When you see JJ Grey and his band Mofro live – and you truly, a Read more

DUMBSAINT

DUMBSAINT

Supported by Solkyri + Majora + Seims + Stare at the Clouds

SAT 10 OCT @ 7PM

Cinematic instrumental four-piece DUMBSAINT have announced the follow-up album to their acclaimed 2012 release Something That You Read more

TESSERACT (UK)

TESSERACT (UK)

Supported by Caligula’s Horse + Plini

THU 15 OCT

The UK’s premier progressive act TesseracT will return to Australia this October

Australian fans will be some of the first in the world to experience songs performed live from the bands brand new a Read more

RELENTLESS

RELENTLESS

FRI 16 OCT @ 8PM

Since their formation in 2007, Relentless has undergone the de rigueur trials of member change and musical evolution while maintai Read more

(hed) P.E. + SNOT

(hed) P.E. + SNOT

FRI 16 OCT @ 8PM

Ahead of their October tour playing their classic “Get Some” album in full, reformed Funk Punk Nu metal legends Snot have just announced they will now be joined by California G-Punk legends (Hed)p Read more

THY ART IS MURDER

THY ART IS MURDER

Supported by Aversions Crown + Feed Her To The Sharks + Colossvs

SAT 17 OCT @ 7:30PM

Thy Art Is Murder released their highly anticipated album Holy War on Friday and to celebrate have announced a brief run of Australian headline shows

These will be their first home land shows since Read more

PENNY IKINGER

PENNY IKINGER

Supported by The Maladies + Masami Kawaguchi

SAT 17 OCT @ 8PM

Australian-born PENNY IKINGER is a world-renowned guitar virtuoso, singer and songwriter, with an international reputation for her Read more

ARI SHAFFIR (USA) - Do Mushrooms

ARI SHAFFIR (USA) - Do Mushrooms

22, 23 & 24 OCT @ 7:30PM

Stand-up comedian and actor Ari Shaffir describes his comedy as a puppet show, but way filthier and without the puppets. Read more

THE GO SET

THE GO SET

Supported by Topnovil + Crooked Face

FRI 23 OCT @ 8PM

The Go Set are a five-piece folk punk band formed in 2002. Read more

NEW EMPIRE

NEW EMPIRE

SAT 24 OCT @ 7PM

After ten years, 3 albums, thousands of friends and countless memories, we have decided it is time to call it a day for New Read more

SUPER OPENAIR

SUPER OPENAIR

Supported by Honey Dijon (NYC) + Simon Caldwell + Ben Drayton + Phil Smart + Matt Vaughan + Dreems

SUN 25 OCT @ 2PM

Attention sun worshiping revelers, Super OpenAir is back on Sunday 25th of October – Sydney’s music aficionados will unite at the Factory Theatre once again

Building on the already solid music rep, Read more

CANNED HEAT (USA)

CANNED HEAT (USA)

WED 28 OCT @ 7:30PM

Think of blues and boogie, one of the first names that come to mind is none other than Canned Heat

The band has been around for 50 years now – an incredible achievement – and the best part is t Read more

MANTRA COLLECTIVE OUTDOOR HALLOWEEN with David Gtronic (Berlin)

MANTRA COLLECTIVE OUTDOOR HALLOWEEN with David Gtronic (Berlin)

Supported by Mike Witcombe + Whitecat + Aboutjack + Space Junk + Casting Out + Le Bond + Kire + Grand Jete + Vinyl Richie + Rascal + more

SAT 31 OCT @ 2PM

As the days slowly get longer and warmer, there’s nothing quite like soaking up the sunshine at a quality outdoor party, even better a themed Halloween one

For the first time in MANY years and as Read more

THE SUPERJESUS

THE SUPERJESUS

FRI 6 NOV @ 8PM

ARIA award winning and rock resurrect, THE SUPERJESUS, are hitting the road again this November as they embark on The Setting Sun tour, unleashing their super strength rock show

Topping off 2015 wi Read more

RELOADED feat. The Upskirts + Burn Antares + Salvador Dali Llama

RELOADED feat. The Upskirts + Burn Antares + Salvador Dali Llama

Supported by Raindrop + Bad Valley + D’Luna + Montes Jura + Lizzy Cross + Grease Arrestor DJs

SAT 7 NOV @ 6pm

The Velvet Underground’s ‘Loaded’ is one of those records that, from the moment the needle drops, we find ourselves singing along Read more

RUTS DC

RUTS DC

FRI 13 NOV @ 7PM

The Ruts formed as a reggae influenced UK punk band in 1977, The band released six singles, the second of which “Babylon’s B Read more

QUENTIN KENIHAN - I'm 40... Now What?

QUENTIN KENIHAN - I'm 40... Now What?

FRI 13 NOV @ 8PM

Quentin ‘I’m 40, Now What’ is a one man show by Quentin Kenihan that is an entire birthday party and you’re invited to be a part of the show and celebrations Sydney

Join the amazing guy we all Read more

ANNE McCUE

ANNE McCUE

SAT 14 NOV @ 7PM

Anne McCue is touring the world to celebrate the release of her new album, Blue Sky Thinkin’, a tribute to back alley swing and sp Read more

VOODOO LUST

VOODOO LUST

Supported by Leadfinger + The Escapes

FRI 20 NOV @ 7pm

Five years after their music last rang in Sydney ears, the enduring rock-pop sounds of Voodoo Lust are about to be heard again. Read more

THE BENNIES

THE BENNIES

Supported by The Hard Aches + Wet Pensioner

FRI 27 NOV @ 7PM

You’d be forgiven for being a little bit concerned about The Bennies’ whereabouts lately

After being positively everywhere Read more

THE CORONAS (IRE)

THE CORONAS (IRE)

Supported by Mick McHugh

FRI 27 NOV @ 8:00PM

Troubadour Music are over the moon to announce one of Ireland’s most successful & talked-about acts in recent years, THE CORONAS, returning to Australia this November / December, and heading to NZ f Read more

UNFUN '15 feat. Hard-Ons + Grenadiers + Perspectives + Columbus

UNFUN '15 feat. Hard-Ons + Grenadiers + Perspectives + Columbus

Supported by Vices + Hightime + Apart From This + Staunch + Our Past Days + Bare Bones + Coffin + Amends + Rumours + Rooftops + Lapse

SAT 28 NOV @ 3PM

Now entering its 3rd year, Sydney’s UNFUN FESTIVAL has developed into a sought after day in the calendars of fans of Punk, T Read more

POLARITY

POLARITY

SUN 29 NOV @ 7PM

Studio Verve Dance Company is thrilled to bring to you its latest production ‘Polarity’

Weaving pole art, acrobatics, dance, story-telling and music, Polarity explores the dual nature of the u Read more

CUSTARD

CUSTARD

Supported by Raindrop

FRI 4 DEC @ 7PM

Custard got together in Marrickville in early in 2015 to see if they could record a new album after 15 years – They could, they di Read more

JD McPHERSON (USA)

JD McPHERSON (USA)

TUE 23 FEB

One of American music’s newest shining stars, Oklahoma-born rock ‘n’ roller, JD McPHERSON, is coming to Australia in February

Known for his classic sound rooted in rock and roll, rhythm and b Read more