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HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL

HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL

16 - 25 NOV @ 7PM

Doors 6:45pm // Show Commences 7pm

Book, Music & Lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe Book, Music & Lyrics by Kevin Murp Read more

THE THINKERGIRLS POSSE PODCAST LIVE

THE THINKERGIRLS POSSE PODCAST LIVE

SAT 25 NOV @ 7:30PM

7:30pm: Doors // 8:00pm: Support // 8:55pm: Thinkergirls Podcast

It’s time to come plaaaaay with us posse!!!!!

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THE SNOWDROPPERS

THE SNOWDROPPERS

Supported by Gay Paris + That Red Head + The Good Evenings

SAT 25 NOV @ 8PM

SOLD OUT

8:00pm: Doors // 8:20pm: The Good Evenings // 9:05pm: That Red Head // 9:50pm: Gay Paris // 10:25pm: The Snowdroppers

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GO OUT

GO OUT

SUN 26 NOV @ 3PM

GO OUT is a new event launching just in time for summer. We’ll be taking over The Factory Theatre in Marrickville for the first time! Read more

'WASTED' - by Kate Tempest

'WASTED' - by Kate Tempest

THU 30 NOV - SAT 9 DEC

Three old friends in their mid-twenties. One remarkable day. For Ted, Danny and Charlotte, it’s time to seize control. Read more

DEEP FOREST (FRA) + GAUDI (ENG)

DEEP FOREST (FRA) + GAUDI (ENG)

Supported by Tijuana Cartel

THU 30 NOV @ 7:30PM

DEEP FOREST (France) – Deep Forest belong to the few unique pioneers of electronic music, who with their highly recognizable sounds defined the concept of world music and shaped the all-new sou Read more

RAW POWER (ITA)

RAW POWER (ITA)

Supported by Hostile Objects + DarkHorse + Canine

THU 30 NOV @ 8PM

Over their 30-year career Italy’s Raw Power have shared the stage with some of the most important groups of the punk scene, ha Read more

NIGHT SHIFT -  Manufacturing the Finest in Improv & Sketch Comedy.

NIGHT SHIFT - Manufacturing the Finest in Improv & Sketch Comedy.

Supported by Laugh Masters Academy

FRI 1 DEC @ 7:30pm

Laugh Masters Academy is pleased to present the “NIGHT SHIFT” Improv & Sketch Comedy Show – usually on the first Friday Read more

THE CACTUS CHANNEL

THE CACTUS CHANNEL

Supported by Wallace + Godriguez

FRI 1 DEC @ 8PM

Melbourne collective The Cactus Channel have announced an Australian tour in support of their forthcoming third album ‘Stay Read more

BABY ANIMALS

BABY ANIMALS

Supported by Special Guests

FRI 1 DEC @ 8PM

Lead singer Suze DeMarchi started singing in local Perth pub bands at the age of 17. As Suze admits – “after the first couple of gigs, I knew that there was nothing else I would rather do. Read more

HYPED UP - Xmas Party

HYPED UP - Xmas Party

SAT 2 DEC @ MIDDAY

Save the date Dancekool Family. Hyped Up Xmas party date has been set – put it in your calendar. Read more

FAT NICK (USA)

FAT NICK (USA)

Supported by Tyler Grosso + Junor + Carmouflage Rose

SAT 2 DEC @ 7:30PM

In recent years, hip hop the world over has seen a renaissance, artists from across the globe have been leading the charge Read more

RATCAT, CUSTARD, UPS & DOWNS + MORE: Hindsight - A Night for Simon

RATCAT, CUSTARD, UPS & DOWNS + MORE: Hindsight - A Night for Simon

SUN 3 DEC @ 2:30PM

SOLD OUT

Some people make a mark, they make an impression, they leave a lasting legacy from which others gain joy and inspiration. Simon Holmes was one of those people. Read more

TAHIR QAWWAL & PARTY - Music of the Mystics

TAHIR QAWWAL & PARTY - Music of the Mystics

SUN 3 DEC @ 7PM

With rich rhythm and soaring vocals, Tahir Qawwal & Party share the timeless tradition of Sufi Qawwali. OneSpace Pop up event Read more

CELESTE BARBER - Challenge Accepted

CELESTE BARBER - Challenge Accepted

TUE 5 DEC @ 7:30PM

Social Media Super Star Celeste Barber is the self-proclaimed queen of everyday sophistication and low budget lifestyle aspirations. Read more

THE ACACIA STRAIN (USA)

THE ACACIA STRAIN (USA)

Supported by Kublai Khan (USA) + Relentless + Lifes Ill + Underminer

WED 6 DEC @ 7PM

Art comes from within. When you raise the curtain, peel back the skin, and face the darkness, the truth becomes unearthed. Read more

OPEN ROAD SOUNDS

OPEN ROAD SOUNDS

Supported by Thomas Keating + The Know + Maia Marsh + Primitive + Frederick Gilfeather

WED 6 DEC @ 7PM

Open Road Sounds is an initiative to promote original live music in Sydney. Read more

HORRORSHOW

HORRORSHOW

Supported by Taj Ralph

THU 7 DEC @ 8PM

SOLD OUT

Coming off the back of an extraordinary tour playing to more than 10,000 people across Australia, Horrorshow recre Read more

SPIRAL STAIRS (USA)

SPIRAL STAIRS (USA)

Supported by Unity Floors + Shrapnel

THU 7 DEC @ 8PM

US indie lynchpin Spiral Stairs (Scott Kannberg of Pavement) returns to Australia for a string of intimate shows in Melbourne, Syd Read more

DEAN LEWIS

DEAN LEWIS

Supported by Samsaruh + Jack Gray

FRI 8 DEC @ 7:30PM

Dean Lewis announces his ‘Lose My Mind’ National Tour presented by Triple J. Read more

LAGERSTEIN

LAGERSTEIN

Supported by Darker Half + Kvlts of Vice

FRI 8 DEC @ 8PM

The fearsome party pirates of LAGERSTEIN are back and ready to party with their latest Australian Tour ‘Lagerstein on Ice’. Read more

THE CHURCH

THE CHURCH

Supported by Special Guests

SAT 9 DEC @ 7:30PM

SOLD OUT

One of the most indelible, progressive and passionately admired rock bands of our time, the church returns to the Factory this December to unveil another masterpiece of sonic exploration, ‘Man Read more

DANCE DOMAIN

DANCE DOMAIN

SUN 10 DEC @ 2:30PM + 6PM

Dance Domain is proud to present their 2017 End of Year Showcase. Brought to life by the amazing DD students, we can’t wait to show you what we’ve been working on all year! Read more

NOTHING BUT THIEVES (UK)

NOTHING BUT THIEVES (UK)

Supported by Creo

FRI 15 DEC @ 8PM

SOLD OUT

Join the Waitlist  THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT

To avoid disappointment we strongly recommend against pur Read more

OSLOW

OSLOW

FRI 15 DEC @8PM

Sydney post-punk outfit OSLOW are stoked to announce a string of summer tour dates together with a music video for ‘Sewing Read more

DREAMERS CRIME

DREAMERS CRIME

SAT DEC 16 @ 7:30PM

With special guests: Bad Moon Born, Breaking Point + Red Gazelle

DREAMERS CRIME are releasing their long awaited Read more

WHISKY SMILE

WHISKY SMILE

Supported by Solkyri + Bastardizer + Moof De Vah

SAT 16 DEC @ 8PM

They say all good things come to an end and the time has come for Whisky Smile to call it a day. It’s been a hell of a ride. Read more

KING PARROT

KING PARROT

Supported by Disentomb + Pagan

SAT 16 DEC @ 8PM

Australia’s unhinged extreme metal villains King Parrot return with their third and finest long player to date Ugly Produce on September 22. Read more

BIG FISH LITTLE FISH - Jingle Bell Ball

BIG FISH LITTLE FISH - Jingle Bell Ball

Supported by Nik Fish + Robbie Lowe

SUN 17 DEC @ 2PM

Family fun for the post-rave generation of parents. Read more

MAMMAL

MAMMAL

Supported by The Dead Love & Stellar Addiction

FRI 22 DEC @ 8PM

After their blistering first performance in 8 years, MAMMAL has announced a string of shows in December, hoping to quench the awakened thirst for the band from old and new fans alike. Read more

CHRISTMAS IN TEHRAN 2

CHRISTMAS IN TEHRAN 2

Supported by Anoush + DJ Kazillion + DJ Farid Kollect

SAT 23 DEC @ 8:45PM

The first Christmas in Tehran was held in 2013. The concept of creating a little Tehran in the courtyard of the Factory was a great success. Read more

 GEORGE MICHAEL RELIVED - Tribute Show

GEORGE MICHAEL RELIVED - Tribute Show

FRI 29 DEC @ 8:30PM

To celebrate and honour one of the greatest pop icons of a Lifetime

1 YEAR ANNIVERISARY OF THE PASSING OF GEORGE MICHAELRELIVE AND CELEBRATE THE LEGENDARY HITS AND MUSICAL INFLUNCES OF THIS EXTR Read more

THE EAST POINTERS

THE EAST POINTERS

SAT 6 JAN @ 7PM

Transatlantic Celtic folk power trio, the JUNO Award winners The East Pointers, are Prince Edward Island fiddler Tim Chaisson, banjoist Koady Chaisson and Ontario guitarist Jake Charron. Read more

ALBION PLACE (NZ)

ALBION PLACE (NZ)

Supported by Special Guests

SAT 6 JAN @ 8PM

To celebrate the much anticipated release of their debut album, Mascuzzi Jacuzzi (out Dec 1) Albion Place are taking Read more

LADYBEARD's HOMECOMING PARTY - Big In Japan Oz Tour

LADYBEARD's HOMECOMING PARTY - Big In Japan Oz Tour

SUN 7 JAN @ 6PM

Japan’s darling Ladybeard is returning to his/her native ‘straya!

To give this cross-dressing ruffian the kawaii-est home Read more

RISING APPALACHIA

RISING APPALACHIA

Supported by Matiu Te Huki Sydney

SAT 13 JAN @ 7PM

Rising Appalachia brings to the stage a collection of sounds, stories, and songs steeped in tradition and a devotion to world cu Read more

JUST BREATHE

JUST BREATHE

Supported by Special Guests

SAT 13 JAN @ 8PM

Genre-bending 4 piece from the outskirts of Sydney, Just Breathe have been making waves since their inception in 201 Read more

THE CHAMELEONS (UK)

THE CHAMELEONS (UK)

SAT 13 JAN @ 7PM

Dream Pop Icons THE CHAMELEONS (UK) First Ever Australian Tour!

Influenced the likes of Interpol, The Editors, The National and The Verve!

Read more

RISING APPALACHIA - Global Song Workshop

RISING APPALACHIA - Global Song Workshop

SUN 14 JAN @ 2PM

GLOBAL SONG WORKSHOP:

Exploring sound vibration and body movement as a tool for self-awareness… creating a spa Read more

KNUCKLE PUCK (USA)

KNUCKLE PUCK (USA)

Supported by Roam (UK)

SUN 14 JAN @ 7:30PM

Chicago’s pop punk upstarts Knuckle Puck return to Australian shores this January and they’re bringing along U Read more

STICK TO YOUR GUNS (USA)

STICK TO YOUR GUNS (USA)

Supported by Being As An Ocean + More

TUE 16 JAN @ 7PM

California Love – Two of Cali’s best hardcore exports are coming to dominate Australian shores in January 2018

Destroy A Read more

FOREVER ENDS HERE

FOREVER ENDS HERE

Supported by Day Break + Shorelines

FRI 19 JAN @ 7:30PM

The Feh-Well Tour

On January 19 2018 Forever Ends Here will call it a day playing their last ever show to Read more

PROGFEST

PROGFEST

SAT 20 JAN @ 3PM

PROGFEST: A festival that celebrates all things progressive is back for 2018

Progfest 2018 has expanded to include all three east coast capital cities, hitting Sydney and Brisbane along with return Read more

HOLY HOLY

HOLY HOLY

THU 25 JAN @ 8PM

With a huge sold-out national headline tour earlier this year performing their biggest venues to date, Holy Holy has today announced the Love Is For Amateurs Tour alongside a series of f Read more

ENCORE! SYDNEY POLE SHOW 2018

ENCORE! SYDNEY POLE SHOW 2018

SAT 27 JAN @ 7:30PM

Enter the menagerie of performing artists that is the Encore! Sydney Pole Show! Super stars and soon-to-be stars of pole dance unleash their creativity in solo, double and group performances. Read more

THE MAINE (USA)

THE MAINE (USA)

Supported by Waterparks (USA)

SAT 3 FEB @ 7PM

With words like those below from their most recent tour around the country supporting All Time Low, it’s not hard Read more

BYRNE & KELLY (IRE)

BYRNE & KELLY (IRE)

TUE 6 FEB @ 7:30PM

What began as Celtic Thunder's Neil Byrne and Ryan Kelly performing a series of shows together called 'Acoustic By Read more

SUNNYBOYS

SUNNYBOYS

Supported by The Celibate Rifles

FRI 9 - SUN 11 FEB

2 SHOWS SOLD OUT, FINAL SHOW SELLING FAST

In 2012 after a 21-year break, Sunnyboys re-entered the fray at the behest of Dig it Up! the Hoodoo Gurus Invitational. Read more

ALPHA WOLF

ALPHA WOLF

SAT 10 FEB @ 8PM

After selling out their very first headlining show at Wrangler studios, following that up with an almost sold out run of shows s Read more

KITTY, DAISY & LEWIS (UK)

KITTY, DAISY & LEWIS (UK)

WED 14 FEB @ 8PM

Britain’s rocking roots trio Kitty, Daisy & Lewis are bringing their infectious energy and nostalgia-soaked fusion of rockabilly, vintage country and first-generation rhythm and blues to Sydn Read more

HEADSTOCK - The Ultimate 60's Guitar Extravaganza

HEADSTOCK - The Ultimate 60's Guitar Extravaganza

THU 22 FEB @ 7:30PM

“HEADSTOCK” THE ULTIMATE 60’S GUITAR EXTRAVAGANZA is an explosive night of guitar shredding madness showcasing the decade that produced some of the most innovative and respected guitar players o Read more

PERFUME GENIUS (USA)

PERFUME GENIUS (USA)

FRI 2 MAR @ 8PM

Mistletone and FBi Radio very proudly summons Perfume Genius back to illuminate Sydney with a headline show at The Factory.

“If you listen to the four Perfume Genius albums in chronologica Read more

OVERKILL (USA)

OVERKILL (USA)

SAT 3 MAR @ 8PM

Mean, Green, Killing Machine OVERKILL (USA) are set to destroy Australia this February/March!

“eminently capable of ripping our heads off”Team Rock

Having been around Read more

POP WILL EAT ITSELF (UK)

POP WILL EAT ITSELF (UK)

Supported by Jim Bob (Carter USM) (UK) + Caligula

SAT 10 MAR @ 8PM

England’s Finest, POP WILL EAT ITSELF return! With a very special International Guest, JIM BOB best known as the singer of indie cult heroes CARTER USM. Read more

ANDREW STRONG (IRL)

ANDREW STRONG (IRL)

WED 14 MAR @ 7:30PM

REGISTER FOR PRESALE

PERFORMS ‘THE COMMITMENTS’ CLASSIC SOUNDTRACK IN FULL

Get ready for the film’s hits Read more

BIG COUNTRY (SCO)

BIG COUNTRY (SCO)

FRi 16 MAR @ 8PM

80s Celtic rockers BIG COUNTRY make a triumphant return to Perform ‘The Crossing’ Plus a Special Encore of Greatest Hits!

“a concert full of passion, warmth and love for the music“ – Scenestr Read more

DANCE FILTHY 2018 - Sweet Filthy Dreams

DANCE FILTHY 2018 - Sweet Filthy Dreams

SAT 17 MAR @ 6:30PM

Earlybird presale ends 1 January 2018.

Pole Dance Academy is proud to present Dance Filthy! Read more

CANNED HEAT (USA)

CANNED HEAT (USA)

FRI 23 MAR @ 8PM

Bluesfest Touring

Canned Heat has been a global phenomenon for 40 years due to their classic hits such as “On The Road Again”. Read more

HURRAY FOR THE RIFF RAFF (USA)

HURRAY FOR THE RIFF RAFF (USA)

MON 26 MAR @ 8PM

Bluesfest Touring

With musical influences from places as diverse as New Orleans, The Bronx and Puerto Rico, Hurray for the Riff Raff’s sound is all their own, and it’s sure to del Read more

WALTER TROUT (USA)

WALTER TROUT (USA)

SAT 31 MAR @ 8PM

Bluesfest Touring

Walter Trout is the beating heart of the modern Blues/Rock scene, respected by the old guard, revered by the young guns, and adored by the fans who shake his hand af Read more

SALUTE TO BON - 40th Anniversary of 'Powerage'

SALUTE TO BON - 40th Anniversary of 'Powerage'

SAT 14 APR @ 8PM

In 1978 AC/DC released the iconic ‘POWERAGE’ album. Read more

ALEX WILLIAMSON - So Wrong, It's Wrong

ALEX WILLIAMSON - So Wrong, It's Wrong

FRI 4 + SAT 5 MAY @ 7:30PM

Did someone say drugs, pedos & terrorists? Read more