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MALLRAT

MALLRAT

Supported by Ninajirachi + Eilish Gilligan

FRI 22 JUN @ 7PM

SOLD OUT

7:00pm: Doors // 7:30pm: Eilish Gilligan // 8:20pm: Ninajirachi // 9:05pm: Mallrat

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NUMENOREAN (CAN)

NUMENOREAN (CAN)

Supported by Claret Ash + Oar

FRI 22 JUN @ 8PM

Canadian purveyors of engrossing Post-Black Metal NUMENOREAN make their first Journey to the great southern land. Read more

MR POLE DANCE 2018

MR POLE DANCE 2018

SAT 23 JUN @ 6PM

Get ready for Australia’s Male ONLY pole dancing competition!


Prepare to see some of the best male pole dancers from across the globe battle it out for the title of Mr Pole Dance 2018. Read more

I BUILT THE SKY

I BUILT THE SKY

Supported by Glass Ocean + The Omnific + We May Fall

SAT 23 JUN @ 8PM

Melbourne based Guitar Wizard I Built The Sky has been steadily climbing the ranks of the progressive instrumental scene worldwi Read more

STRUNG OUT (USA)

STRUNG OUT (USA)

Supported by Ride for Rain + New Trends

THU 28 JUN @ 8PM

8:00pm: Doors // 8:30pm: New Trends // 9:20pm: Ride for Rain // 10:05pm: Strung Out //

Performing “Suburban Teenage Wasteland Blues” in full Plus the absolute best of Strung Out. Read more

PETULANT FRENZY PLAY FRANK ZAPPA

PETULANT FRENZY PLAY FRANK ZAPPA

FRI 29 JUN @ 8PM

Sydney’s oldest living Zappa tribute operatives return to the Factory Theatre, armed with over two hours of lovingly renovated ditties.

Having recently sharpened their kazoos to a razor’s edge Read more

BLOOD, SWEAT & BEERS #9

BLOOD, SWEAT & BEERS #9

SAT 30 JUN @ 3PM

Way back in early 2009 three friends agreed on the logo and line up for a little one-day soiree they called Blood, Sweat & Beers.

With a premise of giving younger bands a chance to get on bi Read more

ALL THE DUMB THINGS

ALL THE DUMB THINGS

SAT 30 JUN @ 7:30PM

Described as an “ultimate bad feminist” Amanda Jane Pritchard makes her international debut this August at London’s Read more

SAUTI SOL

SAUTI SOL

SUN 1 JUL @ 5PM

Come join us for one thrilling night with Sauti Sol, their first ever live performance in Sydney. Read more

FAR AWAY STABLES

FAR AWAY STABLES

Supported by Windwaker + After Change

FRI 6 JUL @ 7:30PM

After the release of Far Away Stables’ debut album “Between Rage And Serenity”, the bands touring schedule came to a sudden Read more

DAMIEN LEITH

DAMIEN LEITH

FRI 6 JUL @ 8PM

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN MOVED FROM THE ENMORE THEATRE TO THE FACTORY THEATRE, ALL ATTENDEES WILL BE CONTACTED BY OUR BOX OFFICE WITH MORE INFORMATION Read more

KID/DUB

KID/DUB

SAT 7 JUL @ 2PM

Kid/Dub is back! After its sold-out, debut Sydney show in April, the ‘Best Kid’s Party Ever’ returns to the Factory Theatre for one more show. Read more

MITCH GARLING

MITCH GARLING

SAT 7 JUL @ 7PM

Named as one of Sydney Comedy Festival’s Best Emerging Comedian for 2017, Mitch Garling returns with his new show, ‘Tel Read more

ALEX WILLIAMSON

ALEX WILLIAMSON

SAT JUL 7 @ 7:00PM

Did someone say drugs, pedos & terrorists? Probably not, alas these are just some of the topical/fun themes touched upon in this one hour honesty session. Read more

EDUCATION IN REVERSE - Tribute to 30 Years of Morrissey

EDUCATION IN REVERSE - Tribute to 30 Years of Morrissey

SAT 7 JUL @ 8PM

Morrissey, one the worlds most enigmatic performers and front man for the seminal band The Smiths, released his debut album in M Read more

BON BUT NOT FORGOTTEN

BON BUT NOT FORGOTTEN

Supported by Whole Lotta Rosie

FRI 13 JUL @ 7:30PM

Bon But Not Forgotten is the closest you will ever get to AC/DC in the 70’s! 

This show brings together some of the world’s greatest rockers to pay tribute to the legend behind one of t Read more

INFINITY BROKE + THE TALL GRASS + MARK MOLDRE

INFINITY BROKE + THE TALL GRASS + MARK MOLDRE

FRI 13 JUL @ 8PM

Bon Voyage Show Read more

DEVINE ELECTRIC

DEVINE ELECTRIC

Supported by Bad Absalom & Cosy Bosom

FRI 13 JUL @ 8PM

Devine Electric is an Australian Hard Rock band formed in Sydney, N.S.W. Read more

POLISH CLUB - WITH HORNS

POLISH CLUB - WITH HORNS

Supported by All Our Exes Live in Texas

SAT 14 JUL @ 7.30PM

From Stax to the Stones, Ray Charles to Prince, there’s one thing you can take to the bank in this crazy world of rock’n‘roll: if a band’s got swing, it’s gonna come on like a wrecking ball with a wal Read more

LORD HURON (USA)

LORD HURON (USA)

Supported by Carla Geneve

SUN 15 JUL @ 8PM

Following the release of their highly anticipated album Vide Noir, Lord Huron has announced a headline show in Sydney, with support from Carla Geneve. Read more

KIMBRA (NZ)

KIMBRA (NZ)

TUE 17 JUL @ 8PM

Since releasing her third album “Primal Heart” just last month, the New York-based singer who emerged in 2010 with her colourful indie-pop singles ‘Settle Down’ and ‘Cameo Lover’ has been Read more

BAY CITY ROLLERS (UK) Ft. Les McKeown

BAY CITY ROLLERS (UK) Ft. Les McKeown

WED 18 JUL @ 7PM

Are you ready for more Australia? BAY CITY ROLLERS (UK) FEAT. Read more

IVAN ARISTEGUIETA (VEN)

IVAN ARISTEGUIETA (VEN)

FRI 20 JUL @ 7:30PM

Direct from Venezuela by way of Australia, Ivan Aristeguieta is one happy immigrant and he’s squeezing all the privileges the first world can give him. Read more

TOEHIDER & TROLDHAUGEN

TOEHIDER & TROLDHAUGEN

FRI 20 JUL @ 8PM

If you never got invited to the cool kids’ 10th birthday parties, now’s your chance, because the coolest kids in school are Read more

LUCY NEVILLE

LUCY NEVILLE

Supported by Winters End + Quails

FRI 20 JUL @ 8PM

Lucy Neville has been an artist to watch since her first release in 2014. Read more

BAR BOMBAY

BAR BOMBAY

SAT 21 JUL @ 9PM

Bar Bombay is Australia’s biggest queer Bollywood party. Read more

ALBERT HAMMOND JR

ALBERT HAMMOND JR

Supported by Clews

TUE 24 JUL @ 7:30PM

Frontier Touring is pleased to announce that Albert Hammond Jr. – songwriter and guitarist with garage rock giants The Strokes – will return to Australia in July 2018, for two intimate head Read more

ENTITLED TRANSACTIONS

ENTITLED TRANSACTIONS

26 & 27 JUL @7PM

In a decaying English mansion in 1929, the Earl and his wife and their long-serving butler meander through their existenc Read more

NOTHING BUT THIEVES (UK)

NOTHING BUT THIEVES (UK)

Supported by Psychedelic Porn Crumpets

THU 26 JUL @ 8PM

Due to an overwhelming response from Australian fans, Nothing But Thieves have added an extra All Ages Sydney date.

On t Read more

MORTIIS (NOR)

MORTIIS (NOR)

FRI 27 JUL @ 8PM

For the First Time in Australia……….. Mortiis (Nor) is coming to Sydney With a very Special Performance of the Cold Meat Read more

WILLIAM CRIGHTON

WILLIAM CRIGHTON

Supported by Melody Pool

SAT 28 JUL @ 8PM

“The essence of it is the live performance—it’s all moments captured,” William Crighton says of his new al Read more

SALSA PALLADIUM 2018

SALSA PALLADIUM 2018

SAT 28 JUL @ 8PM

Salsa Palladium: A full night of entertainment with a Salsa Band, Performances galore, plus hours of social dancing to Australias top Salsa DJ’s playing the very best in Salsa, Mambo, & Cha Cha! Read more

ULCERATE

ULCERATE

FRI AUG 3 @ 8pm

New Zealand’s extreme metallers ULCERATE announce a weekend of Australian tour dates this August. Read more

RISE OF AVERNUS

RISE OF AVERNUS

Supported by Oar + Claret Ash + Norse

SAT 4 AUG @ 8PM

After a brief break from the live circuit, Rise Of Avernus are set to take their sophomore release ‘Eigengrau’ to the sta Read more

HARMONY

HARMONY

Supported by Spike Vincent + Loose Fit

SAT 4 AUG @ 8PM

Double Negative is Harmony’s third album. Read more

Z-STAR TRINITY

Z-STAR TRINITY

Supported by Karen Lee Andrews

FRI 10 AUG @ 8PM

Z-STAR TRINITY Read more

KAKI KING (USA) - The Neck Is A Bridge To The Body

KAKI KING (USA) - The Neck Is A Bridge To The Body

Supported by Daniel Champagne

FRI 10 AUG @ 8PM

Provocative and moving, surprising and beautiful, “The Neck Is A Bridge To Read more

PARASITES LOST

PARASITES LOST

11 & 12 AUG @ 7PM

The story of one woman, who has contained multitudes.


You’re never alone, when you’ve got a parasite. Read more

MISS POLE DANCE NSW HEAT

MISS POLE DANCE NSW HEAT

SAT AUG 11 @ PM

Get ready for New South Wales biggest pole dancing competition – Miss Pole Dance NSW State Heats!

A sellout every year, this event is a not to be missed pole dancers dream. Read more

THE BREWSTER BROTHERS

THE BREWSTER BROTHERS

SAT 11 AUG @ 8PM

John and Rick Brewster pay homage to Bob Dylan in Mr Tambourine Man. Read more

KEATING! - THE MUSICAL

KEATING! - THE MUSICAL

15 - 25 AUG @ 7.30PM

Keating! is a musical which portrays the political career of former Australian Prime Minister Paul Keating. Read more

MAKE THEM SUFFER

MAKE THEM SUFFER

Supported by Silent Planet (USA) + Oceans Ate Alaska (UK) + Thornhill

THU 16 AUG @ 7PM

Today Perth’s Make Them Suffer have announced an Australian tour set to hit venues this August. Read more

CARVIN JONES BAND

CARVIN JONES BAND

Supported by Simon Kinny-Lewis

FRI 17 AUG @ 8PM

Carvin Jones, ‘The King of the Strings’ was voted one of the 50 greatest blues guitarists of all-time by Guitarist Magazine.

The Carvin Jones Band is an explosive blues trio fronted by the w Read more

PIONEERS OF ROCK N ROLL

PIONEERS OF ROCK N ROLL

SAT 18 AUG @ 8PM

Awarded Live Performance of the Year at the 2017 Sydney Guitar Festival, thi Read more

ALBERT LEE (UK)

ALBERT LEE (UK)

Supported by The Spin Drifters

SUN 19 AUG @ 7:30PM

Grammy Award-winning legend Albert Lee celebrates over 50 years in th Read more

THE GOLDEN PIÑATA TOURNAMENT

THE GOLDEN PIÑATA TOURNAMENT

FR 24 AUG @ 8PM

More than Mexican Wrestling and more than a party… Read more

BORIS THE BLADE

BORIS THE BLADE

Supported by I, Valiance

SAT 25 AUG @ 8PM

Boris The Blade are back and heavier than ever. Read more

ENSLAVED (NOR)

ENSLAVED (NOR)

Supported by Solstafir

THU 30 AUG @ 8PM

The Viking gods of progressive black metal return to herald the coming of Spring along Australia’s East Coast this August. Read more

MOOSE BLOOD (UK)

MOOSE BLOOD (UK)

Supported by Hundredth

THU 6 SEP @ 6:30PM

Bursting on to the scene in 2012, Canterbury quartet Moose Blood solidified themselves as one of the UK’s hottest expor Read more

SYDNEY UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL 2018

SYDNEY UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL 2018

13 - 16 SEP @ 6PM

The Earlybird Pass is your best way of ensuring that you won’t miss any of your chosen screenings at SUFF 2018 Your pass will be issued as a voucher that can be redeemed once the full SUFF pr Read more

MARK LANEGAN (USA)

MARK LANEGAN (USA)

TUE 18 SEP @ 8PM

An inimitable voice in popular American music and always a huge drawcard in Australia, Mark Lanegan will capitalise on the buzz created by his latest record Gargoyle with highly anticipated shows in M Read more

AN ACOUSTIC EVENING WITH ANDREW MCMAHON IN THE WILDERNESS

AN ACOUSTIC EVENING WITH ANDREW MCMAHON IN THE WILDERNESS

WED 19 SEP @ 7:30PM

Singer-songwriter Andrew McMahon returns to Australia this September performing songs from his critically acclaimed solo releases as well as favourites from Something Corporate and Jack Read more

Friendlyjordies - A Life: MT

Friendlyjordies - A Life: MT

THU 20 SEP @ 7:30PM

Malcolm Turnbull’s bio begins with his great grandfather in the fledgling colony of Sydney, back then known as ‘Brisbane’. Read more

ROLLING BLACKOUTS COASTAL FEVER

ROLLING BLACKOUTS COASTAL FEVER

FRI 28 SEP @ 8PM

Just days away from the release of their highly-anticipated debut album Hope Downs– out Friday June 15 via Ivy League Records – Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever today ann Read more

PABLO FRANCISCO

PABLO FRANCISCO

SAT 29 SEP @ 8PM

Pablo Francisco returns to Australia with a brand new show and will rock the house with screams of laughter.

When Pablo Francisco hits the stage, he immediately brings his audiences to their feet w Read more

RON VINCENT SINGS CAT STEVENS

RON VINCENT SINGS CAT STEVENS

FRI 5 OCT @ 7PM

Ron Vincent weaves classic songs into a world-class celebration of one of the greatest artists of our time… Cat St Read more

ORANGE & LEMONS (PHL)

ORANGE & LEMONS (PHL)

Supported by Bryan Estepa & Band + The Elevator District

FRI 5 OCT @ 8PM

Philippines-based crossover indie-pop trio Orange & Lemons are about to cover new grounds for their first Australian Tour Read more

POLE CANDY

POLE CANDY

FRI 12 OCT @ 7PM

PoleCandy is one of the industry’s longest running competitions, and the first to feature a graded title for semi-professional artists. Read more

VINTAGE & CUSTOM DRUM EXPO

VINTAGE & CUSTOM DRUM EXPO

SUN 14 OCT @ 10AM

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES

Unfortunately, this event has had to be cancelled Read more

KALLIDAD AND BAND OF DAWN

KALLIDAD AND BAND OF DAWN

SAT 20 OCT @ 8PM

KALLIDAD & BAND OF DAWN are on tour and looking forward to sharing the stage for a very special series of shows in NSW this October!

KALLIDAD: has evolved into a world-class he Read more

VARIETEASE GALA

VARIETEASE GALA

SAT 20 OCT @ 8PM

The Australian Burlesque Festival – Varietease!

A night of glamorous classic tease and modern neo-burlesque that will dazzle, delight and stimulate the senses! Read more

THE SWORD (USA)

THE SWORD (USA)

FRI 26 OCT @ 8PM

EVENT DATE UPDATED – 26 OCTOBER @ 8PM Read more

STARGAZER - The Sound of Rainbow

STARGAZER - The Sound of Rainbow

Supported by In Rock (The Deep Purple Experience) + Devine Electric

SAT 27 OCT @ 7PM

Stargazer

Rainbow was the Brainchild of Ritchie Blackmore, which came into being almost the minute he left Deep Purple. Read more

BIG FISH LITTLE FISH HALLOWEEN

BIG FISH LITTLE FISH HALLOWEEN

SUN 28 OCT @ 2PM

Attention all ghosts, goblins, witches and werewolves! Read more

THE ROMANTICS (USA)

THE ROMANTICS (USA)

Supported by Pseudo Echo

WED 31 OCT @ 7:30PM

From the USA, The Romantics, delivering all the hits! Including ‘What I Like Abut You’, ‘Talking In Your Sleep’, ‘One In A Million’ & ‘Rock You Up’. Read more

THE ANIMALS (UK)

THE ANIMALS (UK)

SUN 4 NOV @ 8:30PM

The Animals return this November bringing with them more than 50 years of iconic rhythm and blues rock Founding member and drummer John Steel will be joined by Mick Gallagher, the bands origina Read more

SALSA PALLADIUM + MAMBO CONVENTION 2018

SALSA PALLADIUM + MAMBO CONVENTION 2018

10 & 11 NOV @ 10AM

4 nights & 2 days of amazing International & National workshops, Parties, Top DJ’s, Live bands & Performances.

Everyone welcome to enjoy this weekend of dance from complete beginner to advanced & Read more

OSAKA MONAURAIL (JPN)

OSAKA MONAURAIL (JPN)

SUN 18 NOV @ 8PM

JAPAN’S MINISTERS OF SUPERHEAVY FUNK, TO RETURN TO AUSTRALIA!

With 7 studio albums, 2 live albums and an ever-growing reputation as a must-see live act, Osaka Monaurail, are Japan’s Read more

VLATKO STEFANOVSKI TRIO (EX-YU)

VLATKO STEFANOVSKI TRIO (EX-YU)

SAT DEC 1 @ 8PM

That’s right. After 40 years rocking the Balkans, Europe, the States and beyond, one of the world’s best guitar virtuous will tour Australia for first time in late 2018. Read more