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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

DISBAND

DISBAND

SUN 19 AUG @ 7PM

Disband are a four-piece rock band out of Western Sydney, back in action after a six month break and ready to assail your 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

LYON ESTATE

LYON ESTATE

Supported by FIVEASH + OK Hotel

FRI 24 AUG @ 7:45PM

The dynamic Pop Rock trio known as LYON ESTATE are back touring again after a year of writing and recording with their London based Producer Alex McMain. Read more

THE GOLDEN PIÑATA TOURNAMENT

THE GOLDEN PIÑATA TOURNAMENT

FRI 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

SYDNEY FRINGE COMEDY

SYDNEY FRINGE COMEDY

TUE 28 AUG - SAT 30 SEP

All new comedy, back-to-back, all month long!

Sydney Fringe Comedy is back in 2018 with another massive program of brand new comedy! 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

1927 & PSEUDO ECHO

1927 & PSEUDO ECHO

FRI 31 AUG @ 8PM

Two of Australia’s most iconic bands are back again for one last time with their double barrelled catalogue of hits and classic songs!

After two years of National touring as one of the best doubl 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 hottes Read more

JOEY CAPE (LAGWAGON)

JOEY CAPE (LAGWAGON)

Supported by Zach Quinn + Ess-Em

SAT 8 SEP @ 7:30PM

U.S Punk stalwart Joey Cape of the legendary Lagwagon returns to Aussie shores this September for 2 exclusive headline shows!

A venerated punk prodigy and man of collaborative whim, for over Read more

SYDNEY UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL 2018

SYDNEY UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL 2018

13 - 16 SEP @ 6PM

SUFF returns with its most diverse and whacked out lineup to date. Read more

MARK LANEGAN (USA)

MARK LANEGAN (USA)

Supported by Grace Turner (solo)

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 a highly anticipated s Read more

AN ACOUSTIC EVENING WITH ANDREW MCMAHON IN THE WILDERNESS

AN ACOUSTIC EVENING WITH ANDREW MCMAHON IN THE WILDERNESS

Supported by Zac Clark + Jack R. Reilly

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

SAKIS ARSENIOU

SAKIS ARSENIOU

FRI 21 SEP @ 9PM

One of the hottest singers in Greece today, heart throb Sakis Arseniou will be coming to Australia for the first time this September. Read more

BRASILEIROOS - STAND UP COMEDY FESTIVAL

BRASILEIROOS - STAND UP COMEDY FESTIVAL

SUN 23 SEP @ 6PM

BRASILEIROOSSTAND UP COMEDY FESTIVAL with RODRIGO CAPELLA

Baluart Productions presents:

‘BrasileiRoos 2nd edition – Rodrigo Capella’.

Brasileiros e Brasileiras…

É com mui Read more

THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER (USA)

THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER (USA)

Supported by Aborted + Zeolite

THU 27 SEP @ 8PM

Since 2001, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER have created a musical brute that embraces all the finest qualities of melodic death metal yet does not shackle them, giving them room to constantly evolve a Read more

ROLLING BLACKOUTS COASTAL FEVER

ROLLING BLACKOUTS COASTAL FEVER

FRI 28 SEP @ 8PM

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever announce their biggest headline tour to date. Read more

PABLO FRANCISCO

PABLO FRANCISCO

SAT 29 SEP @ 8PM

Pablo Francisco returns to Sydney 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 fe Read more

ROCK OF AGES feat: PARADISE KITTY (LA) - All Girls, All Guns 'N' Roses

ROCK OF AGES feat: PARADISE KITTY (LA) - All Girls, All Guns 'N' Roses

Supported by Poisonus, Dave Eastgate & Boner Contention + Rock D J ‘s

SUN 30 SEP @ 8PM

Paradise Kitty is a band of five badass babes born and bred on Guns N’ Roses bombastic 1987 debut, Appetite for Destruction. Read more

THE PRETTY THINGS

THE PRETTY THINGS

Supported by Tumbleweed + D J Owen Penglis (Straight Arrows)

WED 3 OCT @ 8PM

With Special Guests TUMBLEWEED

And D J Owen Penglis (Straight Arrows)

After 55 years of live performing, The Pretty Things – the iconic, 1st wave R&B / psychedelic cult heroes, for Read more

VALEN EP LAUNCH

VALEN EP LAUNCH

THU 4 OCT @ 7:30PM

After 2 years of tackling the Sydney music scene and leaving almost no venue untouched the 4 piece riff-ready rock group have armed themselves with a debut EP and will be bringing their tasty riffs an Read more

AUNTY DONNA - THE ALBUM TOUR

AUNTY DONNA - THE ALBUM TOUR

THU 4 OCT @ 7:30PM

We can’t f**king wait to go on our first ever f**king music tour lol. With a f**king live band and Michelle Brasier on f**king backing vocals haha. 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

OKTOBERWEST

OKTOBERWEST

SAT 6 & SUN 7 OCT

Hold onto your schooners Sydney, Oktoberwest is back!

Following a SOLD-OUT festival in 2017, Oktoberwest 2018 will be ‘beer’ger & ‘beer’ter with the festival expanding to both Saturday & Sunday. Read more

ALEKSANDR NEZLOBIN

ALEKSANDR NEZLOBIN

Supported by ILIA AKSELROD

THU 11 OCT @ 8:00PM

Aleksandr Nezlobin became famous in the «Comedy Club» with his sharp monologues on the theme of ordinary life. When he was a student, Alexander was playing in a local team of KVN. 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

DARREN MIDDLETON

DARREN MIDDLETON

FRI 12 OCT @ 8PM

123 Agency Presents – Darren Middleton

Darren has enlisted an all-star lineup including Vika & Linda Bull and Kelly La Read more

TIKI SAFARI

TIKI SAFARI

SAT 13 OCT @ 3PM

Whispers from the Menehune tell of a plot… Read more

MARGO PRICE

MARGO PRICE

Supported by Courtney Marie Andrews

TUE 16 OCT @ 7:30PM

After thirteen years as a very independent artist performing in various styles and bands around Nashville, Margo Price became an ‘overnight success’ when Jack White discovered her and si Read more

FAIRBAIRN FILMS

FAIRBAIRN FILMS

FRI 19 OCT @ 7:30PM

Doors: 7:00pm // Show Start: 7:30pm

Australia’s very own ‘Dumb and Dumber’ – Born in rural South Austra Read more

DONNY BENET

DONNY BENET

FRI 19 OCT @ 8PM

The perfect primi piatti

It’s time for the secondi.

The Don is back on the menu once again.

After a sold out tour earlier in the year, Donny Benét brings his seductive and sweaty l 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

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

TONY JOE WHITE

TONY JOE WHITE

Supported by Broderick Smith

SUN 21 OCT @ 7.30PM

Hot on the release of his latest album ”Bad Mouthin”, TONY JOE WHITE returns to Australia this October 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

THIS SHOW HAS BEEN CANCELLED Read more

PETER MURPHY

PETER MURPHY

SAT 27 OCT @ 8PM

DRW Entertainment is proud to present the return of iconic front man Peter Murphy to Australia for the first time since 2013.

Murphy first made his mark up front of influential UK gr 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

SINSAENUM

SINSAENUM

THU 8 NOV @ 7PM

Australian metalheads! Prepare yourselves as SINSAENUM have set their eyes on Australia for the very first time. 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 D J ’s, Live bands & Performances.

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

MIKE LOVE

MIKE LOVE

Supported by Declan Kelly

WED 14 NOV @ 7PM

Hawaii’s epic talent Mike Love returns to Sydney after their last sold out show, with percussionist Sam Ites as part of t 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

KENNY SEBASTIAN

KENNY SEBASTIAN

MON 19 NOV @ 7PM

Kenny Sebastian is known for his humorous and creative takes on banal everyday situations. Read more

ISMO

ISMO

TUE 20 NOV @ 7PM

Ismo’s comedy career started in Finland in 2002 where he has toured across the country to sold out theatres, starred in his own sitcom “ISMO,” and released three comedy specials. Read more

MICHAEL SHAFAR

MICHAEL SHAFAR

SAT 24 NOV @ 7PM

After SOLD OUT shows across the country, one of Australia’s fastest rising comedians, Michael Shafar, comes to S Read more

MO GILLIGAN

MO GILLIGAN

SUN 25 NOV @ 7PM

After selling out an astonishing 30,000 tickets for his debut tour in the UK, comedy’s brightest new star Mo Gilligan is on his way to Sydney.

With his high-energy style and stunning physicality, Read more

VLATKO STEFANOVSKI TRIO (EX-YU)

VLATKO STEFANOVSKI TRIO (EX-YU)

SAT 1 DEC @ 8PM

One night only with the world class guitar virtuous Vlatko Stefanovski – first time touring Australia in his 40 years career.

Recognizable by the special style of fusion music – a mixture of Read more

ET20

ET20

SAT 8 DEC @ 5PM

CELEBRATING TWENTY YEARS OF ELEFANT TRAKS

Elefant Traks will be celebrating 20 years in the biz this Novemb Read more

LUCERO

LUCERO

THU 31 JAN @ 8PM

Legendary Memphis country punk-rock band Lucero have today announced their first ever headline tour of Australia. Read more

THE SMYTHS

THE SMYTHS

SAT 2 FEB @ 8PM

THE SMYTHS bring the sound, feel and ultimately, the spirit of one of the greatest, and most influential rock acts of all time, The Smiths. Read more

COCKNEY REJECTS

COCKNEY REJECTS

FRI 22 FEB @ 6PM

The rough-and-tumble COCKNEY REJECTS, bring authentic punk rock to Australia for the First Time Ever!

Formed in the East End of London in 1979 the pioneers of the Oi! Read more

MOTOR ACE

MOTOR ACE

FRI 5 APR @ 7PM

MEET AND GREET PACKAGE INCLUDES: Join the band for a pre-show hang out. The band will have a Q&A session and give fans a chance to ask all things Motor Ace, with signed poster and drinks. Read more