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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

ONE LOVE

ONE LOVE

THU 28 MAR @ 8PM

A ten-piece group fronted by the amazing Nicky Bomba (best known for his work fronting The Melbourne Ska Orchestra, Bustamento and as a member of The John Butler Trio) and with members who have perfor Read more

OBSCURA

OBSCURA

Supported by Alarum + Somnium Nox + Alchemy

FRI 29 MAR @ 8PM

For the very first time, German progressive and technical death metal virtuosos OBSCURA bring their jaw-dropping musical prowess to Australia and New Zealand!

From their very beginnings in 2002, th Read more

PACO LARA

PACO LARA

FRI 29 MAR @ 8PM

BE TRANSPORTED TO SOUTHERN SPAIN!

Acclaimed Spanish flamenco guitarist Paco Lara presents “THE ANDALUSIAN GUITAR

A flamen Read more

RUN WITH THE WOLVES TOUR

RUN WITH THE WOLVES TOUR

Supported by TheViking N3, Alphamama, Raw Collective, Nardean, Jinz Moss, Bad Math & Ursa 13

SAT 30 MAR @ 7PM

Independent hip hop label, Fight Music, are launching their biggest tour to date. Read more

THRASH BLAST GRIND

THRASH BLAST GRIND

Supported by Phil Anselmo + King Parrot + more

SAT 30 MAR @ 7PM

SOLD OUT

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NO GOOD

NO GOOD

CANCELLED

Due to unforeseen circumstances this show has been cancelled. Read more

SAMMY JOHNSON

SAMMY JOHNSON

SUN 31 MAR @ 8PM

Somewhere between the charisma of Frank Sinatra, the empathetic tone of Bob Marley and the smooth and sultry vocal runs of Lauryn Hill, lives the warm and kind voice of Sammy Johnson. Read more

WELCOME CHOIR - Sings 'You Shook Me All Night Long'

WELCOME CHOIR - Sings 'You Shook Me All Night Long'

TUE 2 APR @ 7PM

6:00pm: Courtyard Opens // 6:30pm: Doors // 7:00pm: Choir Begins

YOU, SHOOK ME ALL NIGHT LONG…. Read more

1000mods (GR)

1000mods (GR)

THU 4 APR @ 7:30PM

Tagged by International music mag The Obelisk as being “at the head of the pack of European heavy Rock and Roll”, Greece’s 1000m Read more

MOTOR ACE

MOTOR ACE

FRI 5 APR @ 7PM

It’s 2001, you’re driving home from work, flicking through the radio stations, and Five Star Laundry by Motor Ace is being played on triple j, Triple M and a bunch of other stations in between. Read more

RISING STARS FROM ART SINGING SCHOOL

RISING STARS FROM ART SINGING SCHOOL

FRI 5 APR @ 7PM

A night of moving vocal performances by Sydney’s finest stars of tomorrow!

They work hard, they put in the hours, they hav Read more

STEPHEN CUMMINGS

STEPHEN CUMMINGS

Supported by Dog Trumpet + Bernie Hayes

SAT 6 APR @ 7:30PM

Stephen Cummings is one of Australia’s most revered rock ‘n’ roll icons. Read more

Z-STAR

Z-STAR

Supported by Z-STAR Delta + Kristen Lee Morris

SAT 6 APR @ 8PM

This is it! Read more

CHRIS DUKE AND THE ROYALS

CHRIS DUKE AND THE ROYALS

SUN 7 APR @ 4PM

PHWOAR!

It’s been a long time between drinks for Chris Duke and the Royals. Read more

PYX LAX BY IHO NYX

PYX LAX BY IHO NYX

SUN 7 APR @ 7PM

A musical tribute to one of Greece’s most successful groups, Pyx Lax. Sydney-band Iho Nyx will be performing hits by the beloved Greek rock band from the 90’s. Read more

CRAZY BROKE STUDENTS - USYD International Revue

CRAZY BROKE STUDENTS - USYD International Revue

11-13 APR

Whether it’s for their insatiable bubble tea cravings, subtle cultural clashes or real-life Tinder dramas, we invite yo Read more

MONTAIGNE

MONTAIGNE

Supported by Eilish Gilligan

THU 11 APR @ 7:30PM

Montaigne has partnered with PLUS1 so that $1 from every ticket will go to Minus18, a national organisation for LGBTIQ yo Read more

CELEBRATION OF THE CURE

CELEBRATION OF THE CURE

Supported by Katy Steele (Little Birdy), Ashley Naylor (Even), Trish Young (The Clouds), Ashley Rothschild (Caligul

FRI 12 APR @ 8PM

A Tribute to The Cure: Disintegration 30 Year Anniversary

Following a successful run of shows celebrating renowned artists including ‘REM: The Ones We Love’ (featuring Jeff Martin – Tea Party) Read more

CULT LEADER

CULT LEADER

Supported by Lo!

FRI 12 APR @ 8PM

Few musical acts are capable of exhibiting the sheer depth of emotional terror that Cult Leader possess – let alone in such a sa Read more

WINTERBOURNE

WINTERBOURNE

SAT 13 APR @ 7:30pm

The ‘Much Better Tour’ (*) will serve up banger after banger from Winterbourne’s extensive catalogue of bangers (pl Read more

EBONIVORY

EBONIVORY

Supported by w/ Steel Swarm, The Winter Effect, Scarburrow

SAT 13 APR @ 8PM

Hailing from Ballarat in rural Victoria, Australia, Ebonivory creates an engaging mosaic of raw emotion, complex rhythmic device Read more

MISS POLE AMATEUR NIGHT

MISS POLE AMATEUR NIGHT

SUN 14 APR @ 6:30PM

Bobbi’s Pole Studio Amateur Night April 14th 2019!

A night full of fun, frolicking and fierce competition between Bobbi’s Read more

KEB' MO' (SOLO)

KEB' MO' (SOLO)

Supported by Nathan Cavaleri

TUE 16 APR @ 7:30PM

It all took off for Keb’ Mo’ in 1994 with his self-titled release, and over the years he has proven that he is a musical force that defies typical genre labels. Read more

ALLEN STONE

ALLEN STONE

Supported by Louis Baker (NZ)

WED 17 APR @ 8:00PM

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LUKAS NELSON & PROMISE OF THE REAL

LUKAS NELSON & PROMISE OF THE REAL

Supported by William Crighton

THU 18 APR @ 8PM

Lukas Nelson, the son of Willie Nelson and friend of Bluesfest is returning to tour Australia with his band Promise Of The Real on the heels of tremendous accolades for his work on Bradley Cooper and Read more

MESHELL NDEGEOCELLO

MESHELL NDEGEOCELLO

Supported by Milan Ring

SAT 20 APR @ 7:30PM

American singer-songwriter, rapper, multi-instrumentalist and bassist, Meshell Ndegeocello is coming to Sydney to perform a headline show this April. Read more

THE DICK SHOW

THE DICK SHOW

SAT 20 APR @ 8PM

SOLD OUT

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SHAKEY GRAVES

SHAKEY GRAVES

Supported by Andy Golledge

MON 22 APR @ 8PM

Shakey Graves a.k.a Alejandro Rose-Garcia was born in Austin, Texas to a musical family and is best-known for playing a smoky, spectral fusion of blues, folk and rock in a stripped down one-man-band s Read more

FOIL, ARMS & HOG - Craic-ling

FOIL, ARMS & HOG - Craic-ling

23, 24 & 25 APR @ 7.30PM

Foil, Arms and Hog are on their way to Australia for their very first time. Read more

MARK WATSON - The Infinite Show

MARK WATSON - The Infinite Show

23 & 24 APR @ 9PM

Watson – sporting a cupboard full of UK awards, a famously high joke-rate and a lightning-fast metabolism – makes his Read more

AMOS GILL - Almost Famos

AMOS GILL - Almost Famos

24, 26 - 28 APR

He traded Brekky radio for a comedy career in LA and has just performed to a sold-out crowd at New York’s Madison Squ Read more

JAMALI MADDIX - Vape Lord

JAMALI MADDIX - Vape Lord

24, 26 - 28 APR

Critically acclaimed comedian and host of Viceland’s Hate Thy Neighbour, Jamali Maddix is embarking on his first wo Read more

USYD WOMN'S REVUE - School Splashtacular!

USYD WOMN'S REVUE - School Splashtacular!

WED 24 APR @ 9:30PM

Pack your bright beach bag, buy an octopus costume from Spotlight and reserve at LEAST 60 minutes worth of oxygen in th Read more

LILY STARR - Big Lez

LILY STARR - Big Lez

24 & 26 APR @ 9:30PM

I know what you’re thinking, ‘geez Ruby Rose has put on weight’ – but no, that’s actually small time comedian Read more

PHILL JUPITUS - Sassy Knack

PHILL JUPITUS - Sassy Knack

THU 25 APR @ 7:30PM

Join stand-up comedian, poet, improviser, and TV stalwart Phill Jupitus for over an hour of tales, laughs and diversion Read more

MELANIE BRACEWELL (NZ) - MELODRAMA

MELANIE BRACEWELL (NZ) - MELODRAMA

26 - 28 APR

Melanie Bracewell insists she came up with this show’s title before Lorde’s new album came out. Read more

BEST OF THE FEST

BEST OF THE FEST

26 - 28 APR, 1 - 19 MAY

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

A ROSE BETWEEN TWO THORNS

A ROSE BETWEEN TWO THORNS

26 - 28 APR

Three comics just doing stand up. Over 60 years experience between us. Read more

MICHAEL SHAFAR - 50/50

MICHAEL SHAFAR - 50/50

26 - 28 APR

As seen and heard on SBS’s RAW Comedy, ABC’s Comedy Bites and triple j’s Good Az Friday. Read more

JAMES ACASTER - Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999

JAMES ACASTER - Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999

26 - 27 APR

One time I bought a lasagne from the supermarket, heated it up in the oven and ate a bit of it and it wasn’t very nice Read more

CRAIG HILL (SCO) - C'mon The Lads

CRAIG HILL (SCO) - C'mon The Lads

26 - 28 APR

This show is soooooo not about fit-baws! Read more

JEEVES VERMA - Dowry Of A Wimpy Kid

JEEVES VERMA - Dowry Of A Wimpy Kid

26 - 28 APR

This show is Jeeves’ formal apology to everyone who identifies as an introvert.

He also apologises to all who those Read more

KAI HUMPHRIES - Punch Drunk

KAI HUMPHRIES - Punch Drunk

26 - 28 APR

In boxing, the only thing more powerful than sibling rivalry is brotherly love. Read more

KANAN GILL - Teetar

KANAN GILL - Teetar

FRI 26 APR @ 9:15PM

Indian stand-up comedy and YouTube superstar Kanan Gill is coming to Australia for the very first time with his Read more

NOODLE GIRLS - SHMOOD: Full Throttle

NOODLE GIRLS - SHMOOD: Full Throttle

26-28 APR

Put that wig in your broth and stir it!

Straight from a sold out run at the Sydney Fringe Festival, Rachael and Lau Read more

STORM XU - Study In Australia

STORM XU - Study In Australia

26 - 28 APR

He is a force in China, this an hour-long stand-up comedy show created and performed by Storm Xu. Read more

GILLIAN ENGLISH - 10 Things I Hate About Taming Of The Shrew

GILLIAN ENGLISH - 10 Things I Hate About Taming Of The Shrew

26 - 28 APR

#8 will have you totally whelmed!!

10 things I Hate About Taming of the Shrew will take you back the good o Read more

TOM ALLEN - Absolutely

TOM ALLEN - Absolutely

26 - 28 APR

The sharply dressed, well-spoken, disparagingly camp son of working-class suburbia, Tom Allen embarks on his debut solo Read more

SYDNEY COMEDY FEST LATE N' LIVE

SYDNEY COMEDY FEST LATE N' LIVE

26 - 27 APR, 3 - 4, 10 - 11, 17 MAY @ 10.45PM

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

LARRY DEAN - Bampot

LARRY DEAN - Bampot

SAT 27 APR @ 7:30PM

Fresh from a sell-out international tour, Larry returns to Sydney with his EDINBURGH COMEDY AWARD nominated new Read more

RON FUNCHES - Live

RON FUNCHES - Live

SAT 27 APR @ 9:15PM

Razor-sharp yet soft and cuddly like a baby’s blanket, Ron Funches is a hugely in demand US comedian. Read more

JASON LEONG - Harmful If Swallowed

JASON LEONG - Harmful If Swallowed

27 - 28 APR

After breaking the Internet with his stand-up comedy clip about Whatsapp groups that became viral to the tune of 16 mil Read more

CAIT JOHNSON - Whiz Bang

CAIT JOHNSON - Whiz Bang

1 & 3 MAY @ 7PM

Cait has a new show! Read more

ANDREW HASTINGS - Vulgar Display Of Comedy

ANDREW HASTINGS - Vulgar Display Of Comedy

1 & 3 MAY

Disgusting sex reptile and ageing emo Andrew Hastings returns to Sydney Comedy Festival in 2019 with a brand-new hour a Read more

PAX ASSADI - Raised By Refugees

PAX ASSADI - Raised By Refugees

1 - 5 MAY

Pax Assadi is considered one of New Zealand’s most exciting young comedians by his peers and audiences alike. Read more

SAM TAUNTON - Straight From The Shoulder

SAM TAUNTON - Straight From The Shoulder

1 - 5 MAY

As seen and heard on ABC Next Gen, Comedy Up Late, MTV and triple j.

Sam Taunton is one of Australia’s most Read more

TOM WALKER - Very Very

TOM WALKER - Very Very

1 - 4 MAY @ 8.15PM

This is award-winning comedian Tom Walker talking very little and moving very lot. Few words. Many good times. Read more

DANIEL TOWNES - Indeed

DANIEL TOWNES - Indeed

1 - 5 MAY

The best of his best. Read more

UTS WOM*N'S REVUE - Encore Show

UTS WOM*N'S REVUE - Encore Show

1 - 3 MAY

Grab your Dolly mag and tear open that sealed section! Read more

YO MAMA BATTLE!

YO MAMA BATTLE!

1 & 3 MAY

“Yo Mama Battle!” continues to dominate in in its 11th outing! Read more

MARGOT BEAVON-COLLIN - How To Tell A Funny Caitlyn Jenner Joke

MARGOT BEAVON-COLLIN - How To Tell A Funny Caitlyn Jenner Joke

1 & 3 MAY

Trans and cis, lobsters and sharks, apocalypse survivors and fans of Minecraft, all come together in this heady mix of Read more

DUSTY RICH - The Lying King

DUSTY RICH - The Lying King

1, 3 & 5 MAY

Did you know that Giraffes necks are so long because they have incredibly severe flatulence. Read more

CAMERON DUGGAN - 'Crowd Favourite Cameron Duggan'

CAMERON DUGGAN - 'Crowd Favourite Cameron Duggan'

2, 4 & 5 MAY

Crowd Favourite’ Cameron Duggan returns to the Sydney Comedy Festival with a brand new show; ‘Crowd Favourite’ C Read more

SIMON KENNEDY - Hairless Whisper

SIMON KENNEDY - Hairless Whisper

2 & 4-5 MAY

Who was Oscar Zoroaster Phadrig Isaac Norman Henkle Emmanuel Ambroise Diggs? Read more

NOUGHTY GIRLS - A 2000s Pop-Culture Comedy

NOUGHTY GIRLS - A 2000s Pop-Culture Comedy

2 & 4-5 MAY

Noughty Girls is Romy and Michelle’s High School Reunion meets Mean Girls. It’s The Simple Life meets Kath & Kim. Read more

IVAN ARISTEGUIETA - The Fourth Floor

IVAN ARISTEGUIETA - The Fourth Floor

2 - 5 MAY

WINNER- WEEKLY BEST COMEDY, ADELAIDE FRINGE 2017

Presented by: Laughing Stock Productions

“Congratulations! Read more

PASTOR JAKE CHERRYTREE - Let's Get Saved!

PASTOR JAKE CHERRYTREE - Let's Get Saved!

2 & 3 MAY

It’s the end of the world. What better way to lift our spirits than with some old-time religion and song? Read more

CONFETTI GUN - Wives and Mothers

CONFETTI GUN - Wives and Mothers

2, 4 & 5 MAY

Wives. Mothers. Working mothers. Daughters. Read more

STEVE HUGHES - Are You Serious?

STEVE HUGHES - Are You Serious?

2 - 3 MAY

Steve Hughes is known the world over for his hard-hitting, take no prisoners stand up. Read more

BIG FANCY QUIZ

BIG FANCY QUIZ

2 & 4 MAY

Half game show. Half podcast. Read more

ROWAN THAMBAR - 23 and disappointed

ROWAN THAMBAR - 23 and disappointed

2, 4-5 MAY

Millennial, brown-person and comedy heart-throb Rowan Thambar is 23 and disappointed. Find out why! Read more

CHRISTIAN ELDERFIELD - Suited And Rooted

CHRISTIAN ELDERFIELD - Suited And Rooted

2 & 4-5 MAY

Amazingly talented U.K. Read more

DUSTY RICH - Brain Grenade

DUSTY RICH - Brain Grenade

2 & 4 MAY

An hour of completely improvised comedy from the machine gunned mouthed South African Dusty Rich. Read more

POST-HASTE PLAYERS - Rome Sweet Rome

POST-HASTE PLAYERS - Rome Sweet Rome

FRI 3 MAY @ 7PM

The Post Haste Players, creators of Bard To The Bone & Romeo and Juliet Improvised, present… Rome Sweet Rome! Read more

IBIS - Your City, Our Bins

IBIS - Your City, Our Bins

FRI 3 MAY @ 8:15PM

When Ibis’ father died defending their home, Ibis and Gran had nowhere to go. Read more

THE GAME IS AFOOT

THE GAME IS AFOOT

4 - 5 MAY

After a sell-out season at the 2018 Sydney Comedy Festival and a grand tour entertaining the crowned and uncrowned head Read more

JACINTA GREGORY - 80s Nostalgia Sad Hour

JACINTA GREGORY - 80s Nostalgia Sad Hour

4 - 5 MAY

From the co-creator of sell-out shows ‘Holt! Read more

LAURA HART - This Show Has My Dog In It

LAURA HART - This Show Has My Dog In It

4 & 5 MAY

Part stand up, part sketch and full glitz – you will be entertained. Read more

ALEXANDER RICHMOND - The Marvellous Snake Boy

ALEXANDER RICHMOND - The Marvellous Snake Boy

SAT 4 MAY @ 5:45PM

Snake Boy was raised for 18 years by a family of red-bellies in the Australian Outback. Read more

ANTHONY TOMIC - Please Pray For Me

ANTHONY TOMIC - Please Pray For Me

4 & 5 MAY

Anthony Tomic has headlined extensively over the past few years, sometimes on a stage. Read more

YOU AM I - The Majesty Of Tap

YOU AM I - The Majesty Of Tap

SAT 4 MAY

Back by popular demand ..You Am I performing the songs of Spinal Tap. Read more

ANNISA B - Dear Future Ex-Husbands

ANNISA B - Dear Future Ex-Husbands

8 & 10 MAY @ 7PM

With a sold out show at Sydney Fringe Comedy and a successful and award winning comedy Short Film and Theatre Show, Ann Read more

SEAN WOODLAND & CHRIS RADBURN - Poking The Bear

SEAN WOODLAND & CHRIS RADBURN - Poking The Bear

8, 10, 12, 15 & 17 MAY

In a world gone mad, it’s increasingly difficult to say anything without someone getting stroppy. Read more

TOM CASHMAN - XYZ

TOM CASHMAN - XYZ

8 - 10 MAY @ 7PM

Tom Cashman is bringing his stand-up show XYZ to Sydney Comedy Festival for 3 shows only! Read more

JEZ WATTS - Absolute Zero

JEZ WATTS - Absolute Zero

8 & 10 MAY

Fun, charming and playfully dirty, Jez has sold out shows on the west coast, east coast and internationally. Read more

CAMERON JAMES - Strawberry Blonde

CAMERON JAMES - Strawberry Blonde

8 - 12 MAY

Cameron James is a stand-up comedian for anyone who hates shark tooth necklaces and people who post questions on Read more

MADDIE HW - Let's Get Loud

MADDIE HW - Let's Get Loud

8 & 10 MAY @ 8:15PM

After performing accross Adelaide, Perth and Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Maddie HW is bringing her hilario Read more

TAKASHI WAKASUGI - Japan Life

TAKASHI WAKASUGI - Japan Life

8 & 10 MAY

Japan’s quirkiest comedy export, Takashi Wakasugi (aka.Waka) was born and raised in Japan. Read more

SAM KISSAJUKIAN - Enter The Sam Man

SAM KISSAJUKIAN - Enter The Sam Man

8 - 12 MAY

Sam wants this to be the funniest show you’ve ever seen, to prove he’s a good boy. Read more

ALFIE BROWN - Lunatic

ALFIE BROWN - Lunatic

8 - 12 MAY

Fresh from a complete sell out run at the Edinburgh Festival, Alfie Brown is coming to his first Sydney Comedy Festival Read more

GAVIN SEMPEL - Commission

GAVIN SEMPEL - Commission

9 & 11 MAY

After runner up at RAW Comedy 2018, Gavin Sempel brings his all-new hour of comedy to Sydney. Read more

ANGE LAVOIPIERRE - Final Form

ANGE LAVOIPIERRE - Final Form

9, 11 - 12 MAY @ 7PM

Two parts fever dream and one part personality quiz, Final Form takes aim at the desperate lengths we go to in our eter Read more

LAWRENCE LEUNG - Growing Concerns

LAWRENCE LEUNG - Growing Concerns

9 - 12 MAY

Acclaimed comedian, champion worrier and consistent escape room prisoner, Lawrence returns with tall tales, big Read more

BEN LOMAS - Love Handles

BEN LOMAS - Love Handles

9 & 11-12 MAY

Join Ben on the front lines of Australia’s greatest challenge… how to lose weight and keep it off! Read more

ALEX REYNOLDS - Curly and Coordinated

ALEX REYNOLDS - Curly and Coordinated

9, 11 & 12 MAY

Alex Reynolds has curly hair and an even curlier attitude. Read more

SONGTOURAGE - Matchy Matchy

SONGTOURAGE - Matchy Matchy

9 & 11 - 12 MAY

2018 was a huge year for Songtourage – two massive performances at Giant Dwarf, a successful run of shows at the Old Fi Read more

WAR ON THE F*#KING ELECTION 2019 - Coverage You Can Trust

WAR ON THE F*#KING ELECTION 2019 - Coverage You Can Trust

9 & 10 MAY

The upcoming Federal Election will be full of suspense. Who will be the Liberal leader that week? Read more

ZOE SITAS - With Two Dots

ZOE SITAS - With Two Dots

9-10 & 12 MAY

From wiping butts in hospitals (she’s a nurse), to kicking butts in the Sydney comedy scene (she’s funny), this Improv Read more

DEMI LARDNER & TOM WALKER - We Musn't

DEMI LARDNER & TOM WALKER - We Musn't

9 - 12 MAY

Tom Walker and Demi Lardner are young twin brothers left alone at home. Read more

AARON GOCS - Divorced... With Children

AARON GOCS - Divorced... With Children

9 - 12 MAY

Aaron Gocs: Divorced… Read more

ALEX WILLIAMSON - Sin On My Face

ALEX WILLIAMSON - Sin On My Face

10 & 11 MAY @ 7.30PM

The Victorian era is long gone, but to think people once adhered to a set of rules ordained by god & suppressed their Read more

CASSIE WORKMAN - Giantess

CASSIE WORKMAN - Giantess

FRI 10 MAY @ 8:15PM

After being abducted by a troll, a girl must realise her destiny and escape. Read more

THE NASTY SHOW - Hosted by Jez Watts

THE NASTY SHOW - Hosted by Jez Watts

10 & 11 MAY

Offensive is the new black. Read more

CHRISTIAN HULL - Complete Drivel: Live Podcast

CHRISTIAN HULL - Complete Drivel: Live Podcast

11 & 12 MAY

Comedian, writer, podcaster and prolific content creator Christian Hull is taking his iTunes Top 50 podcast Comple Read more

DEBBIE ZUKERMAN - Science With Raz

DEBBIE ZUKERMAN - Science With Raz

11 - 12 MAY

Raz is a real scientist, and she is bringing all her favourite Sciences to the Sydney Comedy Festival for your academic Read more

GARBAGE PEOPLE - Reel To Real

GARBAGE PEOPLE - Reel To Real

SAT 11 MAY @ 5:45PM

Returning after a surprisingly successful debut at the Sydney Fringe Comedy Festival, Garbage People are back to turn y Read more

SYDNEY UNIVERSITY ARTS REVUE - Live From The Grave

SYDNEY UNIVERSITY ARTS REVUE - Live From The Grave

11 & 12 MAY

The cast of the 2018 Sydney University Arts Revue formally invites you to the weirdest wake you have ever attended. Read more

JOSH AND DAN ARE "THE SORRY BOYS"

JOSH AND DAN ARE "THE SORRY BOYS"

11 & 12 MAY

Look, they dropped the ball – that’s on them. Would they take it back if they could? Absolutely. Read more

SPARROW-FOLK - Ha Ha

SPARROW-FOLK - Ha Ha

11 & 12 MAY

Gut-bustingly hilarious new show.

Award-winning comedy duo Sparrow-Folk return to Sydney after HUGE sell-o Read more

TAHIR - YOU HAD ONE JOB!

TAHIR - YOU HAD ONE JOB!

11 - 12 MAY

FAT PIZZA”, “HOUSOS”, “Swift and Shift Couriers”, “The FOOTY Show”. Read more

THE STEVENSON EXPERIENCE - TAKES ONE TO KNOW ONE

THE STEVENSON EXPERIENCE - TAKES ONE TO KNOW ONE

15 - 19 MAY

“An absolute stand-out, one of the best moments of Fringe” ★★★★★ – Fountain UK

After a Sold-Out 2018 World T Read more

REECE BOYALL - Unexpected Times of Learning

REECE BOYALL - Unexpected Times of Learning

15 & 17 MAY

3 years ago Reece Boyall from the Blue Mountains broke into the Sydney comedy scene. Read more

ISSY PHILLIPS - ASMR Live

ISSY PHILLIPS - ASMR Live

15 & 17 MAY

ASMR is an experience of auditory-tactile synaesthesia that has recently become an online phenomenon. Read more

CAM KNIGHT - Beast On A Leash

CAM KNIGHT - Beast On A Leash

15 - 19 MAY

I’ve got a new show. Yes, I’m the beast and I’m now metaphorically on a leash. Read more

RUVEN GOVENDER - Brown Panther

RUVEN GOVENDER - Brown Panther

15 - 19 MAY

Join one of the funniest Indian comedians in Australia for an hour of ethnic-based comedy. Read more

AARON CHEN - Piss Off (just kidding)

AARON CHEN - Piss Off (just kidding)

15 - 19 MAY

“piss off” represents the dark side of aaron, evil and mean. Read more

NINA OYAMA - Nina Oyama Needs A Lift

NINA OYAMA - Nina Oyama Needs A Lift

15 - 19 MAY

In 2014, comedian Nina Oyama moved from the city to start a fresh new life in the countryside – you know, like a Read more

MICKEY D - Can Do!

MICKEY D - Can Do!

15 - 19 MAY

A show about attitude, with attitude ! Read more

BETH MCMULLEN - Girl, Schminterschmupted

BETH MCMULLEN - Girl, Schminterschmupted

15 & 17 MAY @ 9:30PM

The grandfather of modern psychology, Sigmund Freud, once gifted us with the wisdom that “sometimes a cigar is just a c Read more

DEMI LARDNER - DITCH WITCH 800

DEMI LARDNER - DITCH WITCH 800

15 - 19 MAY @ 9.30PM

Directed By Michelle Brasier.

Once upon a Read more

PATRICK GEE - Double Cap Hoodie

PATRICK GEE - Double Cap Hoodie

15 & 17 MAY

After his successful debut show at the Sydney Fringe Festival last year, Patrick ups the ante, delivering his best mix Read more

SEIZURE KAISER - Cobra Kaiser

SEIZURE KAISER - Cobra Kaiser

15 & 17 MAY

To live your life on a motto made up from a fictional movie (Karate Kid) is ridiculous. Read more

MIKE GOLDSTEIN - Fraud Complex

MIKE GOLDSTEIN - Fraud Complex

16 & 18-19 MAY

Mike Goldstein (one half of The Phone Hacks podcast) is back at the Sydney Comedy Festival with a new hour of comedy br Read more

CLARE CAVANAGH - Literally

CLARE CAVANAGH - Literally

16, 18 - 19 MAY

Pocket rocket performer Clare Cavanagh returns to the Sydney Comedy Festival with a brand new, energetic hour of charac Read more

EMMA MALIK - If You Can Train It, Eat It

EMMA MALIK - If You Can Train It, Eat It

16, 18 - 19 MAY

Walking tigers and trying to prevent a dwarf horse from having an erection is the norm for Emma Malik, a British born a Read more

JAY PHAROAH

JAY PHAROAH

16 & 17 MAY

Stand-up comedian, actor, rapper and impressionist Jay Pharoah spent a huge six seasons as a cast member & writer on Read more

CHARITY WERK - Community Service

CHARITY WERK - Community Service

16, 18 - 19 MAY

Melbourne drag diva Charity Werk fuses stand-up and song with the magic of drag in her acclaimed debut solo show, Commu Read more

NICK CAPPER - Pig In The City

NICK CAPPER - Pig In The City

16 & 18-19 MAY

Nick Capper is one of the only agricultural based comedians in Australia or the world. Read more

DOUBLE DENIM - Adventure Time

DOUBLE DENIM - Adventure Time

16 - 18 MAY

Part safari party. Part murder mystery. All denim. Read more

MATT STEWART - Bone Dry

MATT STEWART - Bone Dry

16 & 18-19 MAY

After sell-out shows in 2018 at FRINGE WORLD, Adelaide Fringe, Brisbane Comedy Festival and the Melbourne International Read more

LUKE HEGGIE - Have That

LUKE HEGGIE - Have That

FRI 17 MAY @ 7.30PM

Luke Heggie threatened to quit stand up comedy, but after everyone he told of his plans cried inconsolably and clu Read more

JULIET RAE TIMMERMAN  - The Latest Show Of All Time

JULIET RAE TIMMERMAN - The Latest Show Of All Time

17 & 18 MAY

Following the success of her late-night show ‘A Perfect Debut’ at Sydney Fringe, the network has ordered a television p Read more

MIKE GOLDSTEIN & NICK CAPPER - The Phone Hacks Podcast Live

MIKE GOLDSTEIN & NICK CAPPER - The Phone Hacks Podcast Live

18 & 19 MAY

Comedians Mike Goldstein and Nick Capper swap phones and rummage through the dark corners of each other’s private liv Read more

JEROMAIA DETTO - Canapes & Cocktails

JEROMAIA DETTO - Canapes & Cocktails

18 & 19 MAY

Clown. Improviser. Educator. Read more

SPLENDA IN THE CARPET - The Reunion Tour

SPLENDA IN THE CARPET - The Reunion Tour

18 & 19 MAY

Word on the street is that the members of 2018 hit Fringe show Splenda in the Carpet are getting back together for one Read more

BURGER KING ILLUMINATI

BURGER KING ILLUMINATI

18 & 19 MAY

1 hour of lo-fi hi-joke sketch comedy from BKI.

After sell out runs at Sydney Fringe, Adelaide Fringe* and MICF* <b Read more

BECKY LUCAS - Um, Support Me?!

BECKY LUCAS - Um, Support Me?!

18 & 19 MAY

Hello, I’m becky, and I’m a 29 year old woman which means I’m passionate about two things: getting every s Read more

EFFIE - Love Me Tinder

EFFIE - Love Me Tinder

SAT 18 MAY @ 9:15PM

Finding love in this day and age is not easy. Keeping it is much harder. Read more

THE LITTLE STEVIES

THE LITTLE STEVIES

FRI 24 MAY @ 8:30PM

The Little Stevies launch their latest album ‘Stopped Wishing I Was Somewhere Else’. Read more

TEENY TINY STEVIES

TEENY TINY STEVIES

SAT 25 MAY @ 10:30AM & 1PM

SOLD OUT

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT

To avoid disappointment Read more

DANCE FILTHY 2019

DANCE FILTHY 2019

SAT 25 MAY @ 6:30PM

Pole Dance Academy is proud to present Dance Filthy 2019!

Dance Filthy is an opportunity for pole performers to show the cheeky, naughty and fun side of pole. Read more

SHE CRIES WOLF

SHE CRIES WOLF

Supported by Heists

SAT 25 MAY @ 8PM

Following the sudden release of their third studio album Liar late February Queensland’s She Cries Wolf are hitting the road for Read more

CLARE BOWDITCH

CLARE BOWDITCH

Supported by Alice Skye

THU 30 MAY @ 8:30PM

A LETTER FROM CLARE BOWDITCH:

One Tuesday night back in 2014, I went out with my girlfriends for a shandy.

Such a rare treat – being out like that on a school night – but I needed it. Read more

DESTROYER 666 + BOLZER

DESTROYER 666 + BOLZER

FRI 31 MAY @ 8PM

DESTROYER 666 return to their homeland to do what they do best. Hammering out their gritty brand of blackened thrash metal with no compromise, no sell out & no bullshit! Read more

RUNNING SCARED

RUNNING SCARED

SAT 1 JUN

FOUR SESSIONS: 6PM, 7PM, 8PM & 9PM

Running Scared is an interactive horror experience that will be taking over the Factory Theatre complex for a night of innovative and interactive scare experience Read more

LUCY ROSE

LUCY ROSE

WED 5 JUN @ 8PM

UK folk artist Lucy Rose brings her acclaimed songwriting and breathtaking live show to Australia this June. Read more

HAKEN

HAKEN

FRI 7 JUN @ 8PM

Finally, the prescription you’ve all been waiting for… Read more

DANIEL CHAMPAGNE

DANIEL CHAMPAGNE

Supported by Maurice Amour

FRI 7 JUN @ 8PM

Daniel Champagne comes from Brogo, New South Wales in Australia. Read more

SAMMY J

SAMMY J

SAT 8 JUN @ 7:30PM

Australia, are you ready to party? Because Sammy J’s bringing his hit ABC TV characters to the stage! Be inspired by Government Coach. Singalong to Playground Politics. Read more

MAKE THEM SUFFER

MAKE THEM SUFFER

Supported by After The Burial (USA), Saviour & Gravemind

THU 13 JUN @ 7PM

Perth’s Make Them Suffer will hit the road around Australia this winter with special guests After The Burial (USA), Saviour and Gravemind.

Following months of heavy touring through the North Amer Read more

HERSTORY - LEADING LADIES

HERSTORY - LEADING LADIES

14 & 15 JUN @ 7PM

Dear patrons,

Queen Victoria, the inventor of underpants, has her knickers diabolically twisted and has had to ca Read more

BLASPHEMY

BLASPHEMY

FRI 14 JUN @ 8PM

Ever since Blasphemy released the Blood Upon the Altar demo back in 1989 the Cult of Blasphemy has been strong, the debut album Read more

83 WEEKS WITH ERIC BISHOFF

83 WEEKS WITH ERIC BISHOFF

FRI 21 JUN @

Eric Bischoff is an American entrepreneur, television producer, professional wrestling booker, on-screen personality. Read more

RADIO BIRDMAN

RADIO BIRDMAN

Supported by Mick Medew & The Mesmerisers + The Dark Clouds

SAT 22 JUN @ 7PM

Hot on the heels of last year’s sold out two nights stand at Sydney University’s Manning Bar, Radio Birdman will be back again for a one-off Sydney show at Marrickville’s Factory Theatre on Sat Read more

COCKNEY REJECTS

COCKNEY REJECTS

Supported by Rocks, Thug + Blackrats

THU 11 JUL @ 7PM

—- THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED —- Read more

ROBERT FORSTER

ROBERT FORSTER

FRI 12 JUL @ 8 PM

Inferno is acclaimed Australian singer-songwriter Robert Forster’s first solo album in 4 years – his second album over the last eleven years. Read more

LONDON CALLING (UK)

LONDON CALLING (UK)

FRI 19 JUL @ 8PM

The UK’s Premiere Tribute to The Clash, LONDON CALLING, Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the double masterpiece “London Calling” (Train in Vain, London Calling, Clampdown, Guns of Brixton + more) Read more

BIG COUNTRY (SCT)

BIG COUNTRY (SCT)

SAT 28 SEP @ 8PM

Legendary Scottish indie rockers Big Country return to celebrate the 35th Anniversary of their classic album ‘Steeltown’. As an added bonus, they will play an Encore of Greatest Hits. Read more

CAST

CAST

THU 24 OCT @ 7:30PM

Due to unforeseen circumstances, 90’s Britpop legends CAST have been forced to reschedule their Australian shows. Read more

SMOKIE

SMOKIE

Supported by Special Guests

TUE 19 NOV @ 7:15PM

Celebrating over forty years of recording and touring, Smokie maintain their place among the time-honoured, rock n’ roll elite – something they take in their stride, but never for granted. Read more