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ANGEL OLSEN (USA)

ANGEL OLSEN (USA)

Supported by Jack Ladder

TUES 6 DEC @ 8PM

Angel Olsen is returning to Australia with an extensive national tour including appearances at Fairgrounds Festival, and Meredith Music Festival.

Anyone reckless enough to have Read more

ANTI-FLAG

ANTI-FLAG

Supported by Scott Reynolds // Nerdlinger // Liberation Front

THU 8 DEC @ 7PM

US punk rock activists, Anti-Flag, are returning to Australia this December and will be bringing with them a world first!

2016 marks the 10th Anniversary of their landmark For Blood And Empire alb Read more

IMPROV COMEDY GRAD SHOW

IMPROV COMEDY GRAD SHOW

THU 8 DEC - FRI 9 DEC @ 7:30PM

LMA’s Improv Graduation show will be an evening of comedy featuring a fantastic lineup of Australia’s rising comedy All Read more

ZEAHORSE

ZEAHORSE

Supported by Miners // Den

FRI 9 DEC @8PM

Noisy guitar music. Read more

JOSH PYKE & BOB EVANS

JOSH PYKE & BOB EVANS

FRI 9 DEC @ 8PM

Beloved Aussie troubadours Josh Pyke and Bob Evans have announced a massive national co-headline tour, Another Evening with Josh Pyke and Bob Evans. Read more

DIRTY & FLIRTY

DIRTY & FLIRTY

SAT 10 DEC @ 7PM

Dirty & Flirty is an independently run house and techno event for the LGBTQIA+ community and likeminded people, exposing the talent of DJs from around Australia and New Zealand, sometimes inclu Read more

SALMONELLA DUB

SALMONELLA DUB

Supported by The Mighty Asterix // Rayah 45 // Sub-Tribe

SAT 10 DEC @ 8PM

This December New Zealand’s Salmonella Dub are heading to Sydney with the full band to bring their unique energy and vibes to the Factory for one night only celebrating 23 years!

Always pu Read more

POST-ITS

POST-ITS

SAT DEC 10 @ 9:30PM

Returning from their sold-out, smash-hit fringe show, the incredibly funny and talented performers of Post-ITS are back. Read more

DANCE DOMAIN

DANCE DOMAIN

SUN 11 DEC @ 2:30PM & 5:45PM

Dance Domain is proud present its 6th annual end of year showcase! Read more

DZ DEATHRAYS

DZ DEATHRAYS

Supported by Ecca Vandal + Rackett

THU 15 DEC @ 7:30PM

Fresh off the back of performing two electric sets at BIGSOUND 2016, DZ Deathrays present ‘Pollyanna’, the inf Read more

ELLIOT THE BULL

ELLIOT THE BULL

FRI 16 DEC @ 8PM

Central Coast indie rockers Elliot The Bull have just released the enormous new single ‘Beast’, the title track off the Read more

PETULANT FRENZY PLAY ZAPPA

PETULANT FRENZY PLAY ZAPPA

Supported by Nighttime and Child

FRI 16 DEC @ 8PM

Sydney’s oldest living 10-piece Frank Zappa tribute ensemble return to their brand-new spiritual home with a vat full of freshly brewed, still-warm Frank ditties to pour into your upturned ea Read more

SOUNDSCAPE FESTIVAL

SOUNDSCAPE FESTIVAL

Supported by The Lulu Raes + Moses Gunn Collective + more

SAT 17 DEC @ 2PM

SOUNDSCAPE

An intimate music festival set in the heart of Sydney – Soundscape brings together Australia’s most talented bands, DJs, and producers.

Soundscape returns in December 20 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

17 DEC @ 7:30pm

Laugh Masters Academy is pleased to announce a new, ongoing “NIGHT SHIFT” Improv & Sketch Comedy Show starting October Read more

GHEYSAR (NOR)

GHEYSAR (NOR)

Supported by DJ TABA (USA)

FRI 23 DEC @ 8PM

Persian Christmas Party

International Persian singer Gheysar (NORWAY) performing live in AUSTRALIA MELBOURNE & SYDNEY, With supporting Dj, DJ TABA (USA).

Known for his positive messages and ener Read more

DUBIOZA KOLEKTIV (BiH)

DUBIOZA KOLEKTIV (BiH)

Supported by Special Guests

SAT 24 DEC @ 7:30PM

“Yeah, the Dubioza Kolektiv really are that good.  Damn…Just…Damn…” –Mass Movement Magazine Read more

PARQUET COURTS (USA)

PARQUET COURTS (USA)

Supported by Low Life // LA Suffocated

WED 4 JAN @ 7:30PM

Parquet Courts return fresh off the release of their critically acclaimed new record, Human Performance and recent television performances on Conan and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

The Brookl Read more

DUBMARINE + CIRCLE OF RHYTHM

DUBMARINE + CIRCLE OF RHYTHM

Supported by Matiu Te Huki (NZ) + New Venusians + Deepchild (DJ Set) + more

FRI 6 JAN @ 7PM

Dance, celebrate, connect, regenerate : Two rooms, full immersion.

An evening dedicated to celebrating the innovative, new and weird folks of the alternative scene. Read more

SUMMER HEDONISM

SUMMER HEDONISM

Supported by Deez Nuts // Trash Talk (USA) // Grips & Tonic // Stuanch // Ill Natured // Lifes Ill // Hammer Time

SAT 7 JAN @ 6PM

You think you know Deez Nuts? Think Again.

The Deez Nuts back story is anything but secret. Read more

HALESTORM

HALESTORM

Supported by Devilskin

WED 11 JAN @ 8PM

Halestorm, the Grammy-Award winning rock outfit from Red Lion, Pennsylvania in the USA are coming back down-under! Read more

SANZU

SANZU

Supported by Daemon Pyer

THU 12 JAN @ 8PM

The Savage Hunt. Read more

IN STEREO - Summer Party

IN STEREO - Summer Party

Supported by Vlado & Mashd n Kutcher

FRI 13 JAN @ 7:30PM

After the biggest year of their young lives, Sydney teen sensations In Stereo are excited to announce two new shows Read more

JUSTICE HARDCORE

JUSTICE HARDCORE

SAT 14 JAN @ 8PM

As the dust settles under the orange sun, the strongest of the strong ride off into the darkness of the badlands. Read more

KIRK BRANDON (UK) with Sam Sansbury

KIRK BRANDON (UK) with Sam Sansbury

WED 18 JAN @ 7PM

Kirk Brandon is the voice of Spear of Destiny, Theatre of Hate and Dead Men Walking. Read more

FOREVER ENDS HERE

FOREVER ENDS HERE

THU 19 (AA) 5PM & FRI 20 JAN (18+) @ 8PM

  • THURSDAY JAN 19 – ALL AGES // FRIDAY JAN 20 – 1 Read more

  • THE MARVIN GAYE EXPERIENCE

    THE MARVIN GAYE EXPERIENCE

    FRI 20 JAN @ 8PM

    The Marvin Gaye Experience is a tribute to a true Soul Legend, celebrating 3 decades since the passing of one of the most talented, singer/songwriters in the history of the Motown era. Read more

    HOT POTATO BAND

    HOT POTATO BAND

    SAT 21 JAN @ 8PM

    Anything could happen! Known to cause a severe case of happy fever, this 11 piece brass band is sure to put a smile on your face in an incredibly unique live show. Read more

    TOURIST (UK)

    TOURIST (UK)

    Supported by The Range (USA)

    WED 25 JAN @ 8PM

    Grammy Award winner Tourist returns to Australia this summer! Read more

    CLAMS CASINO (USA)

    CLAMS CASINO (USA)

    Supported by Strict Face

    FRI 27 JAN @ 8PM

    One of the hottest producers on the planet right now, Clams Casino’s electrifying beats have lent themselves to mixtapes from new rap underground superstars like Mac Miller, Lil B an Read more

    Z-TRIP (USA)

    Z-TRIP (USA)

    Supported by Special Guests

    SAT 28 JAN @ 8PM

    Join our Waitlist and stay tuned for further information.

    DJ Z-Trip is coming to Sydney!

    Z-Trip is considered t Read more

    THE STRANGES + THE ON & ONS

    THE STRANGES + THE ON & ONS

    Supported by Sullivan (Acoustic)

    THU 2 FEB @ 7PM

    An amazing double bill with The Stranges and The On & Ons and

    The Stranges belong to nobody…they live on the edge…they ar Read more

    HANDS LIKE HOUSES

    HANDS LIKE HOUSES

    FRI 3 FEB @ 8PM

    Canberra’s most famous alt rock exports Hands Like Houses have kept the momentum rolling with the announcement the Read more

    ENCORE! SYDNEY POLE SHOW 2017

    ENCORE! SYDNEY POLE SHOW 2017

    SAT 4 FEB @ 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

    DANIEL TOWNES

    DANIEL TOWNES

    SAT 4 FEB @ 8PM & 9:45PM

    One of Sydney’s favourite comedians, Daniel Townes, returns to the Factory Theatre to record his second stand-up comedy s Read more

    ELLIOTT SMITH TRIBUTE - Either/Or 20 Year Anniversary

    ELLIOTT SMITH TRIBUTE - Either/Or 20 Year Anniversary

    Supported by Tangents + Caitlin Harnett + Hannahband + Leroy Lee + Wasters + Lisa Crawley + Rachel Maria Cox + Katie Brianna + Sam Shinazzi

    SAT 11 FEB @ 7:30PM

    In February 1997 Elliott Smith released his 3rd album Either/Or which became one of his most popular and iconic albums

    Sadly he passed away in 2003, but he is remembered and admired continually thr Read more

    XIUHTEZCATL MARTINEZ

    XIUHTEZCATL MARTINEZ

    SUN 12 FEB @ 6PM

    An evening with Xiuhtezcatl Martinez ‘Why I sued the American government” Read more

    THE APPICE BROTHERS - DRUM CLINIC

    THE APPICE BROTHERS - DRUM CLINIC

    THU 16 FEB @ 7PM

    Two of the drumming worlds biggest names, Carmine and Vinny Appice will be touring Australia as the Appice Brothers: Drum Wars in February 2017.

    The legendary brothers have been the engine room for Read more

    D.R.I

    D.R.I

    FRI 17 FEB @ 8PM

    For the past 30 years, D.R.I. has been the epitome of the aggressive, hardcore-punk thrash sound that we’ve all become accu Read more

    THE APPICE BROTHERS - DRUM WARS

    THE APPICE BROTHERS - DRUM WARS

    FRI 17 FEB @ 8PM

    Two of the drumming worlds biggest names, Carmine and Vinny Appice will be touring Australia as the Appice Brothers: Drum Wars in February 2017.

    The legendary brothers have been the engine room for Read more

    THE RUMJACKS

    THE RUMJACKS

    SAT 18 FEB @ 7PM

    The Rumjacks take to the road to showcase material from their third studio album, Sleepin Rough. Read more

    SYDNEY PSYCH FEST III

    SYDNEY PSYCH FEST III

    SAT 25 FEB @ 2PM

    Sydney Psych Fest returns with its biggest line-up ever in 2017. Read more

    THUNDER (UK)

    THUNDER (UK)

    TUE 7 MAR @ 8PM

    UK rock legends THUNDER are heading to Australia for their first ever tour this March – and it only took 27 years

    Since forming in 1989, the Londoners have established themselves among the UK’s m Read more

    MEXRRISSEY - Mexico goes Morrissey

    MEXRRISSEY - Mexico goes Morrissey

    TUES 14 MAR @ 8PM

    Enter Mexrrissey – a glorious seven-piece band representing the crème de la crème of Mexico’s music scene, who interpret Morrissey’s and The Smith’s oeuvre entirely in Spanish. Read more

    WILLIE WATSON

    WILLIE WATSON

    Supported by My Bubba & Guests

    THU 16 MAR @ 7:30PM

    Looking like a man from leaner and meaner times, Willie Watson steps on stage with a quiet gravitas.

    But when he opens his mouth and lets out that high lonesome vocal, you can hear him loud Read more

    DIRECT UNDERGROUND FESTIVAL

    DIRECT UNDERGROUND FESTIVAL

    Supported by Marduk, Gorguts, MGLA + more

    FRI 17 MAR @ 7PM

    Melbourne based Direct Touring have been bringing some of the heaviest bands on earth to Australian cities for years now. Read more

    WASTELAND - A MAD MAXQUERADE

    WASTELAND - A MAD MAXQUERADE

    SAT 18 MAR @ 7PM

    As the world grows darker we look for brighter hopes. We can find them in a world of dust and chrome. Journey to a sanctuary among the ashes of a dead world. Journey to the WASTELAND. Read more

    EDDI READER

    EDDI READER

    TUE 21 MAR @ 8PM

    The Scottish sing/writer & songstress is coming to Australia in March 2017, and now is your chance to see her serenade you live!

    Eddi Reader grew up in Glasgow and Irvine, Scotland and it wa Read more

    I PREVAIL

    Supported by Special Guests

    FRI 31 MAR @ 7:00PM

    I PREVAIL have quickly garnered a burgeoning global fan base since their inception two years ago and Australia is right a Read more

    RHIANNON GIDDENS

    RHIANNON GIDDENS

    SAT 8 APR @ 7:30PM

    The Grammy Award–winning lead singer of African-American folk interpreters Carolina Chocolate Drops, has stepped out on her own, winning over audiences around the world, with as the New York Read more

    THE MOUNTAIN GOATS (USA)

    THE MOUNTAIN GOATS (USA)

    Supported by Oh Pep!

    SUN 9 APR @ 7PM

    Following the release of The Mountain Goats 15th ambitiously conceptual studio album ‘Beat the Champ’, the band led by singer/songwriter John Darnielle are once again returning to Au Read more

    JAKE SHIMABUKURO

    JAKE SHIMABUKURO

    WED 12 APRIL @ 7:30PM

    Known for his energetic strumming on the ukulele, Jake Shimabukuro’s performances incorporate elements of thoughtful, sophisticated arrangement to spontaneous, improvised passages. Read more

    BLACK STONE CHERRY

    BLACK STONE CHERRY

    Supported by Chase the Sun

    FRI 21 APR @ 8PM

    Hard Rock Heroes BLACK STONE CHERRY have had a dynamite year. Read more

    ANNE KLINGE - The Foot Murder

    ANNE KLINGE - The Foot Murder

    THU 27 - SAT 29 APR @ 8:15PM
    THU 4 - SAT 6 MAY @ 8:15PM

    Anne Klinge has sold out arts festivals all ar Read more

    DAVE EASTGATE - Appetite for Self Destruction

    DAVE EASTGATE - Appetite for Self Destruction

    THU 27 - SAT 29 APR @ 9:30PM
    SUN 30 APR @ 8:30PM

    He’s Rockin’, he’s Rollin’ and he’ Read more

    LARRY DEAN (SCO) - Farcissist

    LARRY DEAN (SCO) - Farcissist

    WED 3 - SAT 6 MAY @ 8.15PM
    SUN 7 MAY @ 7:15PM

    Fosters Comedy Award 2015 nominee and gallus Glaswegian Larry Dean returns to Sydney with a show about emotional detachment Read more

    SUSIE YOUSSEF - Behave Youssef

    SUSIE YOUSSEF - Behave Youssef

    WED 10 - SAT 13 MAY @ 8:15PM SUN 14 MAY @ 7:15PM

    Susie Youssef has had a bloody big year – Read more

    NICK CODY - On Fire

    NICK CODY - On Fire

    THU 11 - SAT 13 MAY @ 7:30PM
    SUN 14 MAY @ 6:30PM

    The red bearded wonder is back in Sydney with a brand new hour of hilarious stand-up. Read more

    SARAH CALLAGHAN (UK) - 24

    SARAH CALLAGHAN (UK) - 24

    THU 11 - SAT 13 MAY @ 8:15PM

    Change your life in 24 hours? Read more

    RHYS NICHOLSON - I'm Fine

    RHYS NICHOLSON - I'm Fine

    THU 18 - SAT 20 MAY @ 9:15PM
    SUN 21 MAY 8:15PM

    Hey there. So last year went pretty ok. Read more