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ENMORE COMEDY CLUB

ENMORE COMEDY CLUB

Supported by Killer local comics

EVERY TUE NIGHT FROM
8 JAN @ 8PM

World class comedy is coming to the Inner West every Tuesday night at the Enmore Comedy Club.

Throw back a drink and laugh yourself silly with a rotating line up of some of the greatest comedians f Read more

POCKET ROCKETS END OF YEAR SHOWCASE 2019

POCKET ROCKETS END OF YEAR SHOWCASE 2019

8 DEC 10.15AM & 11.30AM

Session One – Doors: 9.45am // Show starts: 10.15am Session Two – Doors: 11.00am // Show Starts: 11.30pm

This year Dance Domain is proud to present our Pocket Rocket students in Read more

JOE DOMBROWSKI - Indoor Recess

JOE DOMBROWSKI - Indoor Recess

SUN 8 DEC @ 7PM

Doors: 6.30pm // Show starts: 7.00pm

Indoor Recess has moved from the Metro Theatre to the Factory Theatre.

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GERRY CINNAMON

GERRY CINNAMON

TUE 10 DEC @ 8PM

SOLD OUT

Venue upgrade! Due to overwhelming demand, our Scottish pal Gerry Cinnamon has upgraded his Sydney show to the Metro Theatre! Read more

FESTIVAL PREVIEW CLUB

FESTIVAL PREVIEW CLUB

WED 11 DEC @ 7PM

Have you ever wondered how a comedian makes an award winning show? Read more

CATE LE BON

CATE LE BON

Supported by June Jones

WED 11 DEC @ 7.30PM

Mistletone proudly presents the great Cate Le Bon and her band, with special guests to be announced.

Gloriously surreal and unapologetically strange, Welsh avant-pop legend Cate Le Bon has b Read more

DIGABLE PLANETS

DIGABLE PLANETS

Supported by Milan Ring + The Regime + Setwun (DJ)

THU 12 DEC @ 8PM

Digable Planets, the seminal alternative hip-hop trio comprised of Mary Ann ‘Ladybug Mecca’ Vieira, Craig ‘Doodlebug’ Irving and Ishmael ‘Butterfly’ Butler have finally reunited and perfor Read more

EARLY KNOCK OFFS

EARLY KNOCK OFFS

Supported by Gaudion + Zac And George + Maddy Andrews + Nate Scholes

FRI 13 DEC @ 6.30PM

Grab your mates and get your tickets now for what is to be an unreal night. Read more

TOM SKELTON - 2020 Visions (What if I hadn't gone blind?)

TOM SKELTON - 2020 Visions (What if I hadn't gone blind?)

FRI 13 DEC @ 7PM

Ten years on from losing most of his sight, Tom Skelton looks back at a decade of being blind and wonders what might have b Read more

EVERCHANGE LIVE

EVERCHANGE LIVE

Supported by dekleyn + CSÖKE

FRI 13 DEC @ 8PM

Following the success of their previous musical ventures, Everchange debuted their infectious pop sounds in early 2018 an Read more

JYUSHIN 'THUNDER' LIGER

JYUSHIN 'THUNDER' LIGER

SAT 14 DEC 7.30PM

PWA and Fale Dojo are proud to bring you the legendary Jyushin ‘Thunder’ Liger LIVE at the Factory Theatre, Sydney December 14th for one of his last ever matches.

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MAKO ROAD

MAKO ROAD

SAT 14 DEC @ 8PM

SOLD OUT

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L-FRESH THE LION - SEED FESTIVAL

L-FRESH THE LION - SEED FESTIVAL

SUN 15 DEC @ 11AM

All proceeds from the event will go to Seed Mob to help fund the fight against climate change. Read more

DANCE DOMAIN - 2019 EOY Showcase

DANCE DOMAIN - 2019 EOY Showcase

15 DEC @ 2.30PM & 6.15PM

The students and teachers of Dance Domain are excited to present our 8th End of Year Showcase in 2019! Join us to celebrate the energy, enthusiasm, and talent of this amazing group of dancers. Read more

PEOPLES AND PERSONS

PEOPLES AND PERSONS

FRI 20 DEC @ 7:30PM

Peoples & Persons brings together some of Australia’s finest up and coming urban creatives for a non-stop showcase at Syd Read more

OH XMAS! UP YOURS! - POLY FILLER & THE PLASTIC BAGS

OH XMAS! UP YOURS! - POLY FILLER & THE PLASTIC BAGS

Supported by Peter Simpson & The Vanity Project + Hellebores

SAT 21 DEC @ 7PM

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DISBAND CHRISTMAS SPECTACTULAR

DISBAND CHRISTMAS SPECTACTULAR

Supported by Stand Atlantic (DJ Set) + Innerwest Express

SAT 21 DEC @ 7PM

‘Twas the night before gigmas, and all through the town Not a punter was smiling, they all wore a frown.

The poste

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THE BARKING SPIDERS

THE BARKING SPIDERS

SAT 28 DEC @ 6:30PM

SOLD OUT

Shrouded in mystery, rarely seen or heard, the legendary five-piece Australian rock band The Barking Spiders has announced a special one-off performance at Sydney’s Factory Theatre on December 28. Read more

BOBAN MARKOVIC ORKESTAR

BOBAN MARKOVIC ORKESTAR

FRI 3 JAN @ 8PM

Boban Markovic began playing professionally in an orchestra at the age of 16, and went on to put together his own orchestra at the age of 20 years old. Read more

ISOTOPES

ISOTOPES

Supported by ATLVS + Outlove + Visioner + Infinite Illusion

SAT 4 JAN @ 8PM

Sydney metalcore outfit ISOTOPES are kicking off 2020 with a bang, bringing Melbourne based heavy hitters ATLVS, new Read more

DAVID RODIGAN MBE

DAVID RODIGAN MBE

FRI 10 JAN @ 8PM

In light of the ongoing NSW bushfires, David would like to request your assistance to help restore homes and care for injured wildlife by making a donation to WWF Australia <a href=‘https://donate.wwf Read more

THE EAST POINTERS (CAN)

THE EAST POINTERS (CAN)

Supported by Laura Hyde + Gold Member

SUN 12 JAN @ 7PM

Redefining the ever-evolving genre – modern folk – with chart-worthy pop hooks, deep acoustic groove, trance-like tra Read more

CAVETOWN

CAVETOWN

Supported by spookyghostboy

THU 16 JAN @ 8PM

SOLD OUT

PLEASE NOTEUNDER 18’s TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT! Read more

TIM HECKER & THE KONOYO ENSEMBLE

TIM HECKER & THE KONOYO ENSEMBLE

FRI 17 JAN @ 8PM

Canadian composer Tim Hecker comes to The Factory to present his ninth and tenth official full-length albums, Konoyo (“the world over here”) and Anoyo (“the world over there”). Read more

LIFE OF AGONY

LIFE OF AGONY

FRI 17 JAN @ 8PM

It has been a long time coming but, Life of Agony, are finally headed to Australia for the first time ever in 2020 on the back o Read more

THE BEAUTIFUL GIRLS

THE BEAUTIFUL GIRLS

FRI 24 JAN @ 8PM

Fans have been asking singer, songwriter and guitarist (actually multi-instrumentalist) Mat McHugh of The Beautiful Girls whether there was any chance of releasing an album on vinyl, and now, to celeb Read more

THAT'S SO 2000s FESTIVAL

THAT'S SO 2000s FESTIVAL

SUN 26 JAN @ 2PM

It’s heating up and SO 2000s FESTIVAL is back again!

Celebrating the music, fashion & pop culture from the 2000s – early 2010s!

Get ready for a throwback party your younger self could onl Read more

CHOP SUEY & DOWN WITH THE SICKNESS

CHOP SUEY & DOWN WITH THE SICKNESS

THU 30 JAN @ 7PM

Australia! Get ready as two of the UK’s most prestigious tribute acts hit Australian shores for the first time ever! Read more

KIRK FLETCHER BAND (USA)

KIRK FLETCHER BAND (USA)

Supported by Simon Kinny-Lewis

THU 6 FEB @ 8PM

By combining Blues, Soul, Funk, Gospel and Blues Rock, Kirk Fletcher Band embodies the Rhythm & Blues of the new generati Read more

SH!TFACED SHAKESPEARE

SH!TFACED SHAKESPEARE

12 - 13 FEB @ 8PM

This hilarious, sell-out, award winning, smash-hit show has already sold over half a million tickets worldwide and returns to Sydney to help you enjoy Shakespeare responsibly. Read more

DEADLY FUNNY - NSW HEATS

DEADLY FUNNY - NSW HEATS

FRI 14 FEB @ 7:00PM

Cheeky and loud, black and proud, Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s Deadly Funny returns for another year, headin Read more

CATTLE DECAPITATION

CATTLE DECAPITATION

Supported by Revocation

FRI 14 FEB @ 7:30PM

One of the most devastating, blistering and sonically brutal tours of 2020 will hit Australia in February, when death/grind masters CATTLE DECAPITATION return to pulverise audiences. Read more

CREED BRATTON

CREED BRATTON

SAT 15 FEB @ 7:30PM

Having been performing solo shows for over decade, Creed Bratton, who played an over the top version of himself, as the mysterious, quality-assurance director that smells like mung-beans, lives for sc Read more

KATE TEMPEST

KATE TEMPEST

THU 20 FEB @ 8PM

Following on from her critically-acclaimed 2019 album, ‘The Book of Traps and Lessons’, the performance poet will bring her spoken lyrics, beats, rhythms and rhymes, and modern-day life commentary to Read more

THE QUIREBOYS

THE QUIREBOYS

Supported by Palace Of The King

FRI 21 FEB @ 8PM

Lovers of fine rock are in for a rare treat come February 2020, when renowned UK band QUIREBOYS tours Australia for the very first time..

Quireboys have been at the forefront of rock music for near Read more

THE SMYTHS (THE SMITHS TRIBUTE)

THE SMYTHS (THE SMITHS TRIBUTE)

Supported by The Exploding Boys play The Cure

SAT 22 FEB @ 7:30PM

THE SMYTHS bring the sound, feel and ultimately, the spirit of THE SMITHS as they return to play HATFUL OF HOLLOW in Full + an Extra Set of THE SMITHS Hits! Read more

SKINDRED

SKINDRED

Supported by OTEP

SUN 23 FEB @ 7:30PM

The music world may be in a permanent state of panic and flux, but one basic principle of rock n roll remains true: the key to longevity is to always deliver the goods. Read more

AN HORSE

AN HORSE

Supported by Moody Beaches + Kelso

THU 27 FEB @ 7:30PM

The heart of An Horse’s magic is rubbery and elastic. Rows of slinky, hypnotic spirals, widening middle-out. Read more

BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME

BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME

THU 27 FEB @ 8PM

One of the most innovative prog-metal bands in the game, BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME, has announced its overdue return to Aussie shores for February 2020. Read more

UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS

UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS

SUN 1 MAR @ 8PM

Mind Crawlers you can probably sense it already, the wasteland is calling, Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats have announced their return to Australia in 2020. Read more

WEYES BLOOD

WEYES BLOOD

TUE 3 MAR @ 7:30PM

Mistletone proudly presents Weyes Blood, performing songs from her critically acclaimed album Titanic Rising.

It’s been three years since Weyes Blood stepped foot in Australia, and a lot has chan Read more

SLEAFORD MODS

SLEAFORD MODS

UPGRADED TO METRO THEATRE

DUE TO OVERWHELMING DEMAND THIS SHOW HAS BEEN UPGRADED TO THE METRO THEATRE ON WED 4 MARCH! ALL CURRENT TICKET HOLDERS WILL BE EMAILED A TICKET FOR THE NEW SHOW TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO THE EVENT DATE. Read more

MUSTARD PLUG (USA)

MUSTARD PLUG (USA)

Supported by The Resignators + Nerdlinger + Operation Ibis

FRI 6 MAR @ 8PM

The sixth edition of Ska Nation returned to the live music scene in 2019 after five years hiatus to much acclaim and returns in Read more

NEVER ENDING 80S

NEVER ENDING 80S

SAT 7 MAR @ 7PM

AUSTRALIA’S BIGGEST 80S BAND ARE BRINGING 2020’S BIGGEST 80S PARTY!

NEVER ENDING 80S – THE GREATEST HITS TOUR!

Touring all over, our all-new show will be serving up nothing but the GREATEST Read more

STEREOLAB

STEREOLAB

Supported by Underground Lovers

SUN 8 MAR @ 8PM

SOLD OUT

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THE MENZINGERS

THE MENZINGERS

THU 12 MAR @ 8PM

One of the world’s finest punk bands, Philadelphia-based The Menzingers, are back with the release of their new album Hel Read more

DAVID STRASSMAN

DAVID STRASSMAN

SUN 15 MAR @ 6PM

From London to New York, Strassman’s comic genius has shocked and surprised. Now it’s your turn to experience Strassman’s uproarious comedy with those infamous favourites, the loveable Ted E. Read more

THE EXPLOITED

THE EXPLOITED

FRI 20 MAR @ 8PM

PUNK’S NOT DEAD… EVER!!

1979, and Wattie Buchan and his mates were seriously pissed off. Read more

GIA

GIA

SAT 21 MAR @ 8:00PM

One of Sydney’s finest young emerging talents is about to hit the stage at The Fusebox. Read more

EILEN JEWELL & BAND (USA)

EILEN JEWELL & BAND (USA)

TUE 24 MAR @ 8PM

Love Police Touring is pleased to announce that superb Americana singer-songwriter Eilen Jewell and her band will be back in Australia in March 2020 for 8 very special shows in support of her latest a Read more

COSTUME

COSTUME

FRI 27 MAR @ 7:30PM

After premiering to a packed Odeon Theatre at Dark Mofo 2019, electronic art-pop artist COSTUME (aka Adam Ouston) is coming to Syd Read more

POP WILL EAT ITSELF (PWEI)

POP WILL EAT ITSELF (PWEI)

Supported by SNOG

SAT 28 MAR @ 8PM

England’s finest genre-blenders Pop Will Eat Itself aka PWEI return! Playing “This Is the Day…This Is the Hour…This Is This!” (Can U Dig It?, Def Con One, Wise Up! Read more

FRANK TURNER

FRANK TURNER

Supported by Bec Stevens

FRI 3 APR @ 8:00PM

Prolific singer-songwriter and folk-punk rebel Frank Turner makes his return to Australia and New Zealand April 2020!

The tour dates will see Frank Turner bring his unwavering, frantic and formidab Read more

TORCH FEST

TORCH FEST

SAT 4 APR @ 11:30AM

Torch Fest – The light that gets you through

● Inaugural, first-of-its-kind, mental health music festival, taking place on 4th April 2020.

● Full complex takeover of The Factory Theat Read more

WALTER TROUT

WALTER TROUT

WED 8 APR @ 8PM

In a world full of people hoping for a miracle, Walter Trout is a man that got one, or two. Read more

THE WAR AND TREATY

THE WAR AND TREATY

THU 9 APR @ 7PM

Referred to as the discovery act from Bluesfest 2019, there was no doubt in our minds but to bring The War and Treaty on tour in 2020 to share their incredible talent with people across Australia! Read more

AMADOU & MARIAM

AMADOU & MARIAM

SUN APR 12 @ 8:30PM

Having influenced the likes of Four Tet and Jamie xx, get your dancing shoes ready for some bangin’ Afro-pop beats from Amadou & Mariam this April. Read more

LARKIN POE

LARKIN POE

WED 15 APR @ 7PM

After a sell-out run in 2019, blues sisters Larkin Poe are back to play even bigger venues in both Melbourne and Sydney this April. Read more

JOHN MAYALL

JOHN MAYALL

SAT 18 APR @ 8PM

Considered the ‘Godfather of British Blues’, singer, guitarist, keyboard player, blues harmonicist, guitarist, songwriter, producer and front man John Mayall is returning to the land down under fo Read more

BEST OF THE FEST

BEST OF THE FEST

23 APR - 17 MAY @ 7:00PM (6:00PM SUN) - EXC. MON & TUE

Our one hour showcase, hosted five nights a week across the Festival at the Factor Read more

FLO & JOAN

FLO & JOAN

THU 23 - FRI 24 APR @ 8:15PM

WINNER – Musical Comedy Show 2018 – Leicester Comedy Festival WINNER – Mus Read more

MARK WATSON

MARK WATSON

FRI 24 APR @ 9:15PM

Halfway through his life according to the life expectancy calculator, Watson takes Read more

BEST OF THE FEST UP LATE

BEST OF THE FEST UP LATE

SAT 24 APR, 2 & 9 MAY @ 10:45PM

Lovers of late night comedy, this one’s for you. Read more

ALFIE BROWN

ALFIE BROWN

WED 29 APR - SUN 3 MAY @ 8:15PM (SUN 7:15PM)

This is a brand-new hour from Alfie Brown about family, friendship and inherited b Read more

DANE BAPTISTE

DANE BAPTISTE

WED 29 APR - SUN 3 MAY @ 8:15PM (7:15PM SUN)

Original and provocative, Baptiste has already being hailed as one of the most exc Read more

SAMMY J

SAMMY J

FRI 1 MAY @ 7:30PM

Best Comedy Winner, 2016 Melbourne Fringe

Best Comedy Weekly Winner, Read more

HEATH FRANKLIN'S CHOPPER

HEATH FRANKLIN'S CHOPPER

FRI 1 MAY - SUN 3 MAY @ 9:15PM (8:15PM SUN)

Chopper cordially invites the world to shut the f**k up for a change. Read more

NICOLE BYER

NICOLE BYER

SAT 2 MAY @ 7:30PM

American actress, comedian and writer Nicole Byer will tour Australia for the firs Read more

DAN RATH

DAN RATH

THU 7 MAY, SAT 9 MAY & SUN 10 MAY @ 8:15PM (7:15PM SUN)

The humiliations started when he ran in the election as an independent on the plat Read more

PAX ASSADI

PAX ASSADI

THU 7, SAT 9 - SUN 10 MAY @ 8:15PM (7:15PM SUN)

Pax Assadi is one of New Zealand’s national treasures (don’t ask anyone from N Read more

THE VERY GOOD LOOKING INITIATIVE

THE VERY GOOD LOOKING INITIATIVE

THU 7, SAT 9 - SUN 10 MY @ 9:30PM (8:30PM SUN)

The Very Good Looking Initiative has officially opened its Hot Department, a sexua Read more

ALEX WILLIAMSON

ALEX WILLIAMSON

FRI 8 MAY @ 7:30PM & SAT 9 MAY @ 9:15PM

The Loosest Aussie Bloke, Alex Williamson is back with another crushing hour of pu Read more

ROSIE WATERLAND

ROSIE WATERLAND

FRI 8 MAY @ 9:15PM

Born while her parents were on the run from drug dealers, Rosie Waterland spent Read more

LUKE HEGGIE

LUKE HEGGIE

SAT 9 MAY @ 7:30PM & SUN 10 MAY @ 6:30PM

This is a stand up comedy show. Read more

HARLEY BREEN

HARLEY BREEN

THU 14 - FRI 15 MAY @ 7:30PM

A new live show from the Host of Channel 10’s Logie nominated TV show ‘Taboo’. Read more

MILLENNIAL OPERA

MILLENNIAL OPERA

29 - 30 MAY @ 7PM

Upon discovering her generation had already ruined everything else, one Millennial set out to reimagine some of opera’s Read more

L.A GUNS

L.A GUNS

Supported by The Poor

FRI 12 JUN @ 8PM

L.A GUNS return to Australia for the 2020 ‘Rock N’ Roll Outlaws’ Tour.

For lovers of American Hard Rock L.A Guns need no introduction. Read more