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SYDNEY FRINGE COMEDY

SYDNEY FRINGE COMEDY

WED 10 SEP - SUN 05 OCT

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In 2014, Sydney Fringe Comedy promises to deliver a program of the best new and alternative comedy in Sydney.

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THEATRESPORTS CRANSTON CUP

THEATRESPORTS CRANSTON CUP

14, 21, 28 SEP & 5 OCT @ 5PM

Since 1985, the funniest comedians, actors, improvisers, writers and performers, have thrown away their scripts and stepped up the Read more

VERUCA SALT

VERUCA SALT

Supported by Bloods & Black Zero

27 SEP & 2 OCT @ 8PM

8pm: Doors // 8:15pm: Black Zero // 9:15pm: Bloods // 10pm: VERUCA SALT

The original members of Veruca Salt, Nina Gordon, Louise Post, Steve Lack and Jim Shapiro recently announced an epic r Read more

SUNNYBOYS

SUNNYBOYS

WED 8 OCT @ 8PM

SOLD OUT

Sunnyboys love a party… who can forget their fabulous 1st birthday at the Sydney Trade Union Club? Featuring the infamous live red vinyl giveaway ep. Read more

IT'S WAR - A new play by Alex Lykos

IT'S WAR - A new play by Alex Lykos

THU 09 OCT - SUN 19 OCT @ 7:30PM (SUNDAYS 6:30PM)

Bulldog Theatre Company is back with a new play ‘It’s War’ written by Alex Lykos – In the past 7 years, Alex has beco Read more

PERCH CREEK

PERCH CREEK

Supported by Alex Hamilton

FRI 10 OCT @ 8PM

Perch Creek are a band of five energetic multi-instrumentalists and vocalists, four of whom happen to be siblings. Read more

BAGSTER + STEEL CITY ALLSTARS + CHRIS DUKE AND THE ROYALS + THE GREAT AWAKE

BAGSTER + STEEL CITY ALLSTARS + CHRIS DUKE AND THE ROYALS + THE GREAT AWAKE

SAT 11 OCT @ 8PM

Six String Sounds presents Bagster

We’ve dug up an Australian band who haven’t played together for years to regale us with Read more

POLE EVOLUTION presents ELEMENTS

POLE EVOLUTION presents ELEMENTS

SAT 11 OCT @ 8:00PM

Pole Evolution Dance Company is thrilled to present its latest production ‘Elements’ featuring international and local pole artists

Embedded in our psyche, the seven classical elements are esse Read more

THEATRESPORTS CRANSTON CUP

THEATRESPORTS CRANSTON CUP

12, 19, 26 OCT & 2, 9, 19 NOV @ 5PM

Since 1985, the funniest comedians, actors, improvisers, writers and performers, have thrown away their scripts and stepped up the to the edge of the comedy cliff… and jumped off!… freefalling wit Read more

THE SELECTER (2-TONE)

THE SELECTER (2-TONE)

FRI 17 OCT @ 7:00PM

One of the most vital, visceral and important ska / 2-Tone acts ever, The Selecter are fronted by the female icon of the 2-Tone era, Pauline Black (cited as a prime influence by No Doubt’s Gwen Stef Read more

EVIL ELVIS (Can)

EVIL ELVIS (Can)

Supported by The Chickenstones + The Hybernators + Johnny Devilseed

FRI 24 OCT @ 7PM

Canada’s deranged and acclaimed Evil Elvis is back for the fifth time! Read more

THE BLURST OF TIMES Feat. DZ Deathrays + Hard-Ons + Velociraptor + more

THE BLURST OF TIMES Feat. DZ Deathrays + Hard-Ons + Velociraptor + more

Supported by The Creases + Jeremy Neale + Bob Log III + Blank Realm + Die! Die! Die! + Step-Panther + Bloods + TV Colours + more

SAT 25 OCT @ 12PM

After debuting in 2013 with bang, The Blurst Of Times is back for 2014, not only with the already announced Brisbane event, but also with the exciting news that the festival will travel south to make Read more

HARRY HOWARD & THE NDE

HARRY HOWARD & THE NDE

Supported by The Holy Soul + The Nice Folk

FRI 31 OCT @ 8PM

Whilst on tour with POP CRIMES: The Songs of Rowland S Howard, Harry Howard takes time out to reunite with his own band, Harry How Read more

DECLAN KELLY presents DIESEL n'DUB

DECLAN KELLY presents DIESEL n'DUB

Supported by King Tide

FRI 31 OCT @ 8PM

Declan Kelly and his massive dub-reggae juggernaut refashion the iconic protest hits of Midnight Oil into dub reggae anthems, performed live on stage by some of Australia’s most powerful voices incl Read more

PAUL DEMPSEY

PAUL DEMPSEY

FRI 7 NOV @ 8PM

Paul Dempsey has been busy – He’s spent the majority of 2014 traveling the country with Something For Kate celebrating their 20th anniversary with a massive sold-out national tour, a film, a book an Read more

YEAR OF THE PIG: China Pig Records' 1st Birthday Party

YEAR OF THE PIG: China Pig Records' 1st Birthday Party

Supported by Loose Pills + Buddy Glass + The Nature Strip + Reverend Jemima + machinemachine + Lobsterman + Caroline No + MIlkk

SAT 8 NOV @ 5:30PM

Come join China Pig Records celebrate their first birthday as the Pig family unite for a hectic and eclectic line up of rock, pop Read more

TEMPLE AGENTS (Chile)

TEMPLE AGENTS (Chile)

WED 12 NOV @ 8PM

Temple Agents is a Hard Rock band from Santiago, Chile formed in 2009 by their two founding members, Alejandro Solar and Fernando Read more

ACCEPT (Germany)

ACCEPT (Germany)

Supported by Darker Half + Temtris

FRI 14 NOV @ 8:00PM

Classic heavy metal was shaped essentially by three highly influential bands: Judas Priest, Iron Maiden and ACCEPT. Read more

THE STIFFYS

THE STIFFYS

FRI 21 NOV @ 8PM

Melbourne two-piece The Stiffys will tour the country in November to launch Kick Another Flip, the first track from their upcoming Read more

BROKEN DOLL (Japan)

BROKEN DOLL (Japan)

SAT 22 NOV @ 7PM

Known for their energetic performances and flamboyant Harajuku-style fashion, Tokyo four-piece Broken Doll are a 1980s-inspired Ja Read more

THE SCREAMING JETS

THE SCREAMING JETS

SAT 22 NOV @ 8:00PM

The upcoming national tour for The Screaming Jets is going to be something very special, for fans and the band alike. Read more

THE SMITH STREET BAND

THE SMITH STREET BAND

Supported by The Front Bottoms (USA) + Apologies, I Have None (UK)

MON 24 NOV @ 7:00PM

Melbourne’s The Smith Street Band have announced they’ll hit the road this November to support their upcoming third full le Read more

MICK FLANNERY & JOHN SPILLANE (Ire)

MICK FLANNERY & JOHN SPILLANE (Ire)

FRI 28 NOV @ 8PM

Two of Cork’s finest singer-songwriters, Mick Flannery & John Spillane hit the road together this November

The pair has previously teamed up for a series of shows taking on the Marquee in Cork and Read more

BROTHERS, ANGELS & DEMONS

BROTHERS, ANGELS & DEMONS

FRI 28 NOV @ 8:30PM

There are few stories in the Australian music industry more interesting and diverse than that of Rick and John Brewster, the found Read more

MISS BURLESQUE AUSTRALIA 2014 - Grand Final

MISS BURLESQUE AUSTRALIA 2014 - Grand Final

Supported by MC Rita Fontaine

SAT 29 NOV @ 7:30PM

Who will be crowned Miss Burlesque Australia 2014?

Who will be crowned Mr. Boylesque 2014?

The feathers will fly, the swarovski’s will sparkle and the props will shock and amaze you! Read more

JERICCO + CIRCLES + GUARDS OF MAY

JERICCO + CIRCLES + GUARDS OF MAY

Supported by Neotokyo

SAT 29 NOV @ 8PM

Three of Australia’s heaviest hitters/up and comers – Jericco, Circles and Guards of May are taking the stage at Factory Floor – 2 Read more

GINGERFEST Feat. 28 Days + Bagster + more

GINGERFEST Feat. 28 Days + Bagster + more

Supported by Totally Unicorn + Born Lion + Clowns + Super Best Friends + Hightime + The Punk Rock Hillbilly + Revellers + more

SAT 6 DEC @ 2:30PM

Some of the most exciting punk and rock bands from across the nation have joined forces to form the stellar line-up for the inaugural ‘GINGERFEST’ fundraising event, to be held at Sydney’s Facto Read more

THE DATSUNS

THE DATSUNS

SUN 7 DEC @ 7PM

Seizing the opportunity of being in the same city, Deep Sleep was written and recorded in a blistering fast ten days at Roundhead Read more

CHRONIXX & ZINC FENCE REDEMPTION

CHRONIXX & ZINC FENCE REDEMPTION

FRI 12 DEC @ 8PM

He’s been touted as the next Bob Marley and attributed to sparking a “musical revolution”, now rising Jamaican star Chronixx and his band Zincfence Redemption are bringing their distinctive style of Read more

THE SKATALITES

THE SKATALITES

FRI 19 DEC @ 8PM

“They played for the mods and the ska-heads. They played for rockers and the raggamuffins. They played for the old and young. Read more

PJ O'BRIEN BAND + ALI PENNEY AND THE MONEY MAKERS + LAURA ZARB

PJ O'BRIEN BAND + ALI PENNEY AND THE MONEY MAKERS + LAURA ZARB

FRI 19 DEC @ 8PM

Award winning Sydney blues artist PJ O’Brien knows how to get a blues party started, Driven by PJ’s fat and funky Chicago, Read more

CHIODOS

CHIODOS

FRI 30 JAN @ 7:00PM

The long wait is over as Michigan’s CHIODOS are returning to our shores this January for their first visit in over 5 year Read more

FROM THE JAM (UK)

FROM THE JAM (UK)

SAT 07 MAR @ 8:00PM

From The Jam, featuring former The Jam bassist Bruce Foxton and Russell Hastings, return to Australia in March 2015 for their ‘That’s Entertainment’ tour

The Jam exploded onto the punk scene Read more