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FIVE COFFEES

FIVE COFFEES

Supported by + Lyre Byrdland + Dom Diaz Band

FRI 22 DEC @ 8PM

Three of Sydney’s premier funk/hip-hop bands will unite for an end of year concert that is not to be missed! 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

TINSEL & TINS

TINSEL & TINS

Supported by Fear Like Us, Jacob, No Doz, Regionals, Bilby, Antonia Susan + Married Man

SAT 23 DEC @ 4PM

2017 comes to a close with Sydneys punk rock community coming together one last time to celebrate the year that was, and featuri 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

GO OUT - NYD 2018

GO OUT - NYD 2018

MON 1 JAN @ 3PM

Go Out is a new party that has arrived just in time for Summer.

Taking over the sprawling Factory Theatre, this time with 4 different dance spaces, including a massive outdoor courtyard and pumpin Read more

THE MILLION

THE MILLION

Supported by TBA

FRI 5 JAN @ 7PM

Fresh from supporting US band Never Shout Never – Sydney pop rockers The Million are playing a one off hometown sh 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 Taj Ralph + Coast & Ocean

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

FIJI Ft. Brownhill

FIJI Ft. Brownhill

Supported by Special Guests

SUN 7 JAN @ 4PM

The ultimate Sunday session! DJs in the courtyard through the day then into the theatre for FIJI performing LIVE with Brownhill. 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

THE CHAMELEONS (UK)

THE CHAMELEONS (UK)

Supported by Panic Syndrome + Sounds Like Winter + DJ Xerstorkitte

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

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

BATCH SESSIONS feat. ANDY GOLLEDGE BAND

BATCH SESSIONS feat. ANDY GOLLEDGE BAND

Supported by Emma Russack + Sweet Jelly Rolls + The Singing Skies

SUN 14 JAN @ 2PM

Batch Brewing Co have pulled together a line-up of their favourite local Folk, Alt-Country & Americana acts for the launch of ‘B 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

OLD MATES BLOCK PARTY 2018

OLD MATES BLOCK PARTY 2018

SAT 3 FEB @ 1PM

Saturday the 3rd of February will see the third annual Old Mate’s Block Party take place at the Factory in Marrickville 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

IRON CHIC (USA)

IRON CHIC (USA)

Supported by Special Guests

SUN 4 FEB @ 4PM (AA)
SUN 4 FEB @8PM (18+)

For the last nine years Long Island New York native 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

Supported by Honest Crooks + Daybreak + Diamond Construct + Heists

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

UNWRITTEN LAW (USA)

UNWRITTEN LAW (USA)

Supported by Special Guests

SAT 17 FEB @ 8PM

SoCal punk legends, Unwritten Law, are returning to Australia in February 2018 to perform their most celebrated record, ‘The Black Album’(officially ‘Unwritten Law’) in its enti 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

STATUES

STATUES

Supported by Arteries

FRI 23 FEB @ 8PM

Perth’s powerhouse progressive hardcore outfit Statues are today announcing a national tour run in February, supporting t Read more

SAY ANYTHING (USA)

SAY ANYTHING (USA)

WED 28 FEB + THU 1 MAR @ 7:30PM

The day Australian pop-punk fans have been yearning for has finally arrived, as heroes and defenders of the genre SAY ANYTHING announce the Australian leg of their In Defense Anniversary Tour, celebra Read more

PERFUME GENIUS (USA)

PERFUME GENIUS (USA)

Supported by Totally Mild + Lonelyspeck

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

TURNOVER (USA)

TURNOVER (USA)

Supported by Turnstile (USA)

THU 8 MAR @ 7PM

Turnover have been leading the charge in the emotionally driven shoegaze world since their 2015 release ‘Periphera 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

PERFORMS ‘THE COMMITMENTS’ CLASSIC SOUNDTRACK IN FULL

Get ready for the film’s hits “Mustang Sally”, “Try A Little Tenderness”, “Chain of Fools”, “Take Me To The River Read more

TINARIWEN (MALI)

TINARIWEN (MALI)

THU 15 MAR @ 7:30PM

Grammy-winning Saharan blues act Tinariwen bring their highly-acclaimed live show to the Factory Theatre in March 2018.

Formed in 1979, Tinariwen have journeyed far and wide in recent years, 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

THE STORY SO FAR (USA)

THE STORY SO FAR (USA)

Supported by Slowly Slowly + Easy Life

SUN 25 MAR @ 7PM

The grassroots, back-to-basics authenticity of The Story So Far is a blast of renewing fresh air! 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

NEWTON FAULKNER (UK)

NEWTON FAULKNER (UK)

Supported by Special Guests

SUN 1 APR @ 8PM

Bluesfest Touring

Welcoming guitar virtuoso Newton Faulker back to Australia for the first time since 2013.

Newton first came onto music lover’s radars in 2007 with his acclaimed 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

P.O.D. (USA)

P.O.D. (USA)

FRI 20 APR @ 8PM

Here comes the Boom! American hard rockers P.O.D. Read more

BEST OF THE FEST - Showcase

BEST OF THE FEST - Showcase

28 April - 20 May
Wed-Sat @ 7PM
SUN @ 6PM

Our one hour showcase, hosted five nights a week across the Festival at the Factory Theatre Festival Hub.

Bringing you a surpris Read more

ROSE MATAFEO - Horndog

ROSE MATAFEO - Horndog

THU 26 - SAT 28 APR @ 7PM
SUN 29 @ 6PM

Rose Matafeo has kissed nearly 10 men in her life a.k.a. she’s a total horndog. Read more

PAULY FENECH - The Bogan Bible

PAULY FENECH - The Bogan Bible

THU 26 & FRI 27 APR @7:30PM

Mullets, tattoos, single mothers, Holdens and home done tattoos.

Ever wondered what exactly is a Bogan? Read more

CRAIG HILL - Someone's Gonna Get Kilt!

CRAIG HILL - Someone's Gonna Get Kilt!

WED 26 - SAT 28 @ 8:15PM
SUN 29 @ 7:15PM

Scotland’s kilted and award-winning comedy treasure is back!

‘Flat-out hilarious… Read more

NATH VALVO - Show Pony

NATH VALVO - Show Pony

WED 2 - SAT 5 MAY @ 8:15PM
SUN 6 MAY @ 7:15PM

Complete show-off, Nath Valvo is asking the big questions – Should I donate sperm? Why do night markets exist? Read more

IVAN ARISTEGUITA - Matador

IVAN ARISTEGUITA - Matador

THU 3 - SAT 5 MAY @ 9PM
SUN 6 MAY @ 8PM

Australia’s favourite Venezuelan is back with a brand new show!

Ole!

Ever since Ivan’s grandfather took him to bullfigh 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

JAMES SMITH - Optimist

JAMES SMITH - Optimist

WED 9 - SAT 12 MAY @ 8:15PM
SUN 13 MAY @ 7:15PM

James had a killer set on CONAN (watch it on youtube). Read more

MICHELLE BRASIER & LAURA FREW - Double Denim

MICHELLE BRASIER & LAURA FREW - Double Denim

WED 9 - SAT 12 MAY @ 9:30PM
SUN 13 MAY @ 8:30PM

Two girls, one fabric. It’s a party in your pants and jacket. Read more

LUKE HEGGIE - Tiprat

LUKE HEGGIE - Tiprat

THU 10 - SAT 12 MAY @ 7:30PM
SUN 13 MAY @ 6:30PM

No lowbreeds please.

You heard me.

WINNER: Comics’ Choice Award, Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2017

“Absolutel Read more

FIONA O'LOUGHLIN - Gap Year

FIONA O'LOUGHLIN - Gap Year

SAT 12 @ 9:00PM - SUN 13 MAY @ 8:00PM

Fiona’s been on a bit of a trip… of a lifetime. Read more

BECKY LUCAS - cute funny smart sexy beautiful

BECKY LUCAS - cute funny smart sexy beautiful

16 - 19 MAY @ 8:15PM
20 MAY @ 7:15PM

In 2017 Becky saw a man on crutches trying to walk a big dog and has spent the entire year trying to write standup comedy that’s fu Read more

DEMI LARDNER - I Love Skeleton

DEMI LARDNER - I Love Skeleton

WED 16 - SAT 19 MAY @ 8:15PM
SUN 20 MAY @ 7:15PM

Demi Lardner is the primary source of nutrition for infant mammals. Read more

FAMOUS SHARRON'S Love Match

FAMOUS SHARRON'S Love Match

WED 16 - SAT 19 MAY @ 8:15PM
SUN 20 MAY @ 7:15PM

Famous Sharron is very famous for nothing at all, come and see what all the racquet is about! Read more

HEATH FRANKLIN'S CHOPPER - Bogan Jesus

HEATH FRANKLIN'S CHOPPER - Bogan Jesus

THU 17 - SAT 19 MAY @ 9PM
SUN 20 MAY @ 8PM

In the beginning, God created the moustache…and it was good. Read more