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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

SHESHAKESPEARE PRESENTS - ROMEO & JULIET

SHESHAKESPEARE PRESENTS - ROMEO & JULIET

12 - 23 NOV

SheShakespeare presents Romeo & Juliet. Read more

ONE NITE IN A DISCO ft LATE NITE TUFF GUY

ONE NITE IN A DISCO ft LATE NITE TUFF GUY

Supported by MIGHTY MOUSE UK

SAT 16 NOV @ 8PM

8:00pm: Uncle Ru // 10:00pm: Mighty Mouse // 11:45pm: Late Night Tuff Guy

Get ready to be transported into the magical world of Paradise Garage and Studio 54 with One Nite In A Disco, featur Read more

KALLIDAD

KALLIDAD

SAT 16 NOV @ 8PM

8:00pm: Doors // 8:30pm: Show Starts

Appearing seemingly out of nowhere, Kallidad have been a revelation, creating an Read more

GLASS ANIMALS

GLASS ANIMALS

TUE 19 NOV @ 7PM

SOLD OUT

7:00pm: Doors // 7:30pm: Support // 8:15pm: Glass Animals

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SMOKIE

SMOKIE

Supported by Special Guests

TUE 19 NOV @ 7:15PM

THIS SHOW HAS UPGRADED TO THE METRO THEATRE

Hi from Smokie! We are Happy to announce we have upgraded the venue in Sydney to the Metro theatre. Read more

FESTIVAL PREVIEW CLUB

FESTIVAL PREVIEW CLUB

20 NOV - 11 DEC @ 7PM

Have you ever wondered how a comedian makes an award winning show? Read more

MARTIN BARRE CELEBRATES 50 YEARS OF JETHRO TULL

MARTIN BARRE CELEBRATES 50 YEARS OF JETHRO TULL

WED 20 NOV @ 8PM

8:00pm: Doors // 8:30pm: Show Starts

MARTIN BARRE CELEBRATES 50 YEARS OF JETHRO TULL

The Jethro Tull guitar legend’s first Antipodean solo tour!

Martin Barre,

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SYNTHESIS

SYNTHESIS

Supported by Balkan Ethno Orchestra

THU 21 NOV @ 7PM

SYNTHESIS combines the roots of Macedonian folk music heritage with contemporary arrangements, using full range of original Macedonian instruments, like kaval, gaida, zurla, tapan, tarabuka and Read more

WOMBAT

WOMBAT

FRI 8 [CANCELLED] & 22 NOV

SOLD OUT

PLEASE NOTE THE FRIDAY 8 NOVEMBER SHOW IS CANCELLED

Unfortunately his flight to Sydney was cancelled and there are no available flights to Sydney today.

We are working on finding a date t Read more

DEACON BLUE

DEACON BLUE

Supported by 30 Years and Counting

22 & 27 NOV @ 8PM

FRI 22 NOVEMBERSOLD OUT

WED 27 NOVEMBERSECOND & FINAL SHOW ADDED

Deacon Blue return to Australia for the first time in 30 years, fittingly to celebrate their 30th Anniversar Read more

DROWN THIS CITY X THE COMFORT

DROWN THIS CITY X THE COMFORT

SAT 23 NOV @ 8PM

Atop the recent release of their EP ‘Alpha // Survivor’ and string of celebratory tour dates already under their belt, Drown Read more

JIMMY LITTLE'S MESSENGER 20TH ANNIVERSARY

JIMMY LITTLE'S MESSENGER 20TH ANNIVERSARY

CANCELLED

Owing to unforeseen circumstances, the JIMMY LITTLE’S MESSENGER 20TH ANNIVERSARY tour is no longer happening and this show has been cancelled.

Performed by Brendan Gallagher, James Henry, Read more

THE SONGWRITING PRIZE GRAND FINAL 2019

THE SONGWRITING PRIZE GRAND FINAL 2019

THU 28 NOV @ 6.30PM

It all comes down to this! Read more

KINGS

KINGS

CANCELLED

Due to issues within his band and production team, Kings has had to cancel his current Australian tour.

His team are wor Read more

WALKING ON CARS

WALKING ON CARS

Supported by Riley Pearce

FRI 29 NOV @ 8PM

Irish natives Walking on Cars shot to fame in their home country in 2012 with debut single ‘Catch Me If You Can’, and have been shaking up the scene ever since with their chart topping hits Read more

STRANGELOVE (THE DEPECHE MODE EXPERIENCE)

STRANGELOVE (THE DEPECHE MODE EXPERIENCE)

SAT 30 NOV @ 8PM

Direct from the USA, STRANGELOVE – The Depeche Mode Experience tour Australia for the First Time Ever! Read more

ILL NATURED

ILL NATURED

Supported by HOMESICK, PRIMITIVE BLAST, THE CHAIN (WA), BORED

SAT 30 NOV @ 8PM

Newcastle hardcore heavy hitters Ill Natured are back with their first new music in close to two years, in the form Read more

GLASS OCEAN & OPUS OF A MACHINE

GLASS OCEAN & OPUS OF A MACHINE

Supported by Intrøspect (EP Launch) & Code Atlantic

SAT 30 NOV @ 8PM

After an epic run on the Australian Progfest tour sharing stages alongside the likes of The Ocean (Germany), Monuments (UK), Skyha Read more

STUDIO 17 -  'MUSIC THROUGH THE DECADES'

STUDIO 17 - 'MUSIC THROUGH THE DECADES'

SUN 1 DEC @ 11AM

Studio 17 Performing Arts is proud to present, ‘Music Through the Decades’. Come join us for a journey through musical history as we jam out to the top hits of all time! Read more

MAXIMUM JOY 2019

MAXIMUM JOY 2019

SUN 1 DEC @ 2.30PM

Picnic Touring & Events presents Maximum Joy.

Sunday December 1st, 2019. The Factory Theatre, Marrickville.

On July 1st 2018 we set out to bring you our most ambitious event ever taki Read more

HEATH FRANKLIN'S CHOPPER - Giving It A Sniff

HEATH FRANKLIN'S CHOPPER - Giving It A Sniff

5 DEC @ 7PM

7:45pm: Doors // 8:00pm: Start

THE CONTAINERFACTORY THEATRE

Trial Show Dates: 7 Nov & 5 Dec

Chopper is back, and he’s working on a brand new hour of comedy. Read more

HOOLIGAN HEFS

HOOLIGAN HEFS

VENUE UPGRADE

Due to licensing restrictions, the Hooligan Hefs performance scheduled to take place at Factory Theatre on Thursday 5 Dec Read more

THE MILLION

THE MILLION

THU 5 DEC @ 8PM

The Million are the archetype of a band on the rise. Read more

THE ANIMALS

THE ANIMALS

Supported by Callum Wylie

FRI 6 DEC @ 8PM

The Animals are “one of the most important bands” in the British Invasion.

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OUTTASPACE GARAGE MELTDOWN! - SORE POINTS

OUTTASPACE GARAGE MELTDOWN! - SORE POINTS

Supported by Thee Cha Cha Chas + The Dunhill Blues + Fangin’ Felines + Thee Evil Twin

FRI 6 DEC @ 8PM

Presented by Young Henrys, i94bar and Outtaspace Presents…OUTTASPACE GARAGE MELTDOWN! is a sexy summer showcase with very Read more

FRONT END LOADER & PEG

FRONT END LOADER & PEG

Supported by Spiderling

SAT 7 DEC @ 7PM

Sometimes known as the best live rock band in the country, and other times the drunkest, Front End Loader are back w Read more

SEX PISTOLS EXPERIENCE (SEX PISTOLS TRIBUTE)

SEX PISTOLS EXPERIENCE (SEX PISTOLS TRIBUTE)

Supported by Australis Über Alles (Dead Kennedys Tribute)

SAT 7 DEC @ 8PM

Direct from the UK, The Sex Pistols Experience hit Australia!

The only Sex Pistols Tribute to get the approval of the Sex Pistols!

“they really are the Sex Pistols. Read more

THE GADFLYS - New Album 'Love And Despair' Launch

THE GADFLYS - New Album 'Love And Despair' Launch

SAT 7 DEC @ 8PM

1980s CANBERRA, ‘a dysfunctional, socialist utopia.’ Politicians, public sculpture and no culture. Read more

POCKET ROCKETS END OF YEAR SHOWCASE 2019

POCKET ROCKETS END OF YEAR SHOWCASE 2019

8 DEC 10.15AM & 11.30AM

This year Dance Domain is proud to present our Pocket Rocket students in their very own show! Read more

JOE DOMBROWSKI - Indoor Recess

JOE DOMBROWSKI - Indoor Recess

SUN 8 DEC @ 7PM

Indoor Recess has moved from the Metro Theatre to the Factory Theatre.

All customers will be contacted within 3-5 business days. Your current tickets will be valid for the Factory Theatre.

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GERRY CINNAMON

GERRY CINNAMON

TUE 10 DEC @ 8PM

SOLD OUT

Venue upgrade! Due to overwhelming demand, our Scottish pal Gerry Cinnamon has upgraded his Sydney show to the Metro Theatre! Read more

CATE LE BON

CATE LE BON

Supported by June Jones

WED 11 DEC @ 7.30PM

Mistletone proudly presents the great Cate Le Bon and her band, with special guests to be announced.

Gloriously surreal and unapologetically strange, Welsh avant-pop legend Cate Le Bon has b Read more

DIGABLE PLANETS

DIGABLE PLANETS

Supported by Milan Ring + The Regime + Setwun (DJ)

THU 12 DEC @ 8PM

Digable Planets, the seminal alternative hip-hop trio comprised of Mary Ann ‘Ladybug Mecca’ Vieira, Craig ‘Doodlebug’ Irving and Ishmael ‘Butterfly’ Butler have finally reunited and perfor Read more

TOM SKELTON - 2020 Visions (What if I hadn't gone blind?)

TOM SKELTON - 2020 Visions (What if I hadn't gone blind?)

FRI 13 DEC @ 7PM

Ten years on from losing most of his sight, Tom Skelton looks back at a decade of being blind and wonders what might have b Read more

EVERCHANGE LIVE

EVERCHANGE LIVE

FRI 13 DEC @ 8PM

Following the success of their previous musical ventures, Everchange debuted their infectious pop sounds in early 2018 an Read more

JYUSHIN 'THUNDER' LIGER

JYUSHIN 'THUNDER' LIGER

SAT 14 DEC 7.30PM

PWA and Fale Dojo are proud to bring you the legendary Jyushin ‘Thunder’ Liger LIVE at the Factory Theatre, Sydney December 14th for one of his last ever matches.

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MAKO ROAD

MAKO ROAD

SAT 14 DEC @ 8PM

SOLD OUT

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DANCE DOMAIN - 2019 EOY Showcase

DANCE DOMAIN - 2019 EOY Showcase

15 DEC @ 2.30PM & 6.15PM

The students and teachers of Dance Domain are excited to present our 8th End of Year Showcase in 2019! Join us to celebrate the energy, enthusiasm, and talent of this amazing group of dancers. Read more

DISBAND CHRISTMAS SPECTACTULAR

DISBAND CHRISTMAS SPECTACTULAR

Supported by Stand Atlantic (DJ Set) + Innerwest Express

SAT 21 DEC @ 7PM

‘Twas the night before gigmas, and all through the town Not a punter was smiling, they all wore a frown.

The poste

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BOBAN MARKOVIC ORKESTAR

BOBAN MARKOVIC ORKESTAR

FRI 3 JAN @ 8PM

Boban Markovic began playing professionally in an orchestra at the age of 16, and went on to put together his own orchestra at the age of 20 years old. Read more

THE EAST POINTERS (CAN)

THE EAST POINTERS (CAN)

SUN 12 JAN @ 7PM

Redefining the ever-evolving genre – modern folk – with chart-worthy pop hooks, deep acoustic groove, trance-like tra Read more

CAVETOWN

CAVETOWN

Supported by spookyghostboy

THU 16 JAN @ 8PM

PLEASE NOTE THAT UNDER 18’s TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT! Read more

TIM HECKER & THE KONOYO ENSEMBLE

TIM HECKER & THE KONOYO ENSEMBLE

FRI 17 JAN @ 8PM

Canadian composer Tim Hecker comes to The Factory to present his ninth and tenth official full-length albums, Konoyo (“the world over here”) and Anoyo (“the world over there”). Read more

LIFE OF AGONY

LIFE OF AGONY

FRI 17 JAN @ 8PM

It has been a long time coming but, Life of Agony, are finally headed to Australia for the first time ever in 2020 on the back o Read more

THE BEAUTIFUL GIRLS

THE BEAUTIFUL GIRLS

FRI 24 JAN @ 8PM

Fans have been asking singer, songwriter and guitarist (actually multi-instrumentalist) Mat McHugh of The Beautiful Girls whether there was any chance of releasing an album on vinyl, and now, to celeb Read more

CHOP SUEY & DOWN WITH THE SICKNESS

CHOP SUEY & DOWN WITH THE SICKNESS

THU 30 JAN @ 7PM

Australia! Get ready as two of the UK’s most prestigious tribute acts hit Australian shores for the first time ever! Read more

KIRK FLETCHER BAND (USA)

KIRK FLETCHER BAND (USA)

Supported by Simon Kinny-Lewis

THU 6 FEB @ 8PM

By combining Blues, Soul, Funk, Gospel and Blues Rock, Kirk Fletcher Band embodies the Rhythm & Blues of the new generati Read more

SH!TFACED SHAKESPEARE

SH!TFACED SHAKESPEARE

12 - 13 FEB @ 8PM

This hilarious, sell-out, award winning, smash-hit show has already sold over half a million tickets worldwide and returns to Sydney to help you enjoy Shakespeare responsibly. Read more

CATTLE DECAPITATION

CATTLE DECAPITATION

Supported by Revocation

FRI 14 FEB @ 7:30PM

One of the most devastating, blistering and sonically brutal tours of 2020 will hit Australia in February, when death/grind masters CATTLE DECAPITATION return to pulverise audiences. Read more

CREED BRATTON

CREED BRATTON

SAT 15 FEB @ 7:30PM

Having been performing solo shows for over decade, Creed Bratton, who played an over the top version of himself, as the mysterious, quality-assurance director that smells like mung-beans, lives for sc Read more

KATE TEMPEST

KATE TEMPEST

THU 20 FEB @ 8PM

Following on from her critically-acclaimed 2019 album, ‘The Book of Traps and Lessons’, the performance poet will bring her spoken lyrics, beats, rhythms and rhymes, and modern-day life commentary to Read more

THE QUIREBOYS

THE QUIREBOYS

Supported by Palace Of The King

FRI 21 FEB @ 8PM

Lovers of fine rock are in for a rare treat come February 2020, when renowned UK band QUIREBOYS tours Australia for the very first time..

Quireboys have been at the forefront of rock music for near Read more

THE SMYTHS (THE SMITHS TRIBUTE)

THE SMYTHS (THE SMITHS TRIBUTE)

Supported by The Exploding Boys play The Cure

SAT 22 FEB @ 7:30PM

THE SMYTHS bring the sound, feel and ultimately, the spirit of THE SMITHS as they return to play HATFUL OF HOLLOW in Full + an Extra Set of THE SMITHS Hits! Read more

AN HORSE

AN HORSE

Supported by Moody Beaches + Kelso

THU 27 FEB @ 7:30PM

The heart of An Horse’s magic is rubbery and elastic. Rows of slinky, hypnotic spirals, widening middle-out. Read more

BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME

BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME

THU 27 FEB @ 8PM

One of the most innovative prog-metal bands in the game, BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME, has announced its overdue return to Aussie shores for February 2020. Read more

UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS

UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS

SUN 1 MAR @ 8PM

Mind Crawlers you can probably sense it already, the wasteland is calling, Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats have announced their return to Australia in 2020. Read more

WEYES BLOOD

WEYES BLOOD

TUE 3 MAR @ 7:30PM

Mistletone proudly presents Weyes Blood, performing songs from her critically acclaimed album Titanic Rising.

It’s been three years since Weyes Blood stepped foot in Australia, and a lot has chan Read more

SLEAFORD MODS

SLEAFORD MODS

WED 4 MAR @ 8PM

Sleaford Mods have announced they’re finally making their way to Australia playing a run of headline dates and festivals through February and March 2020.

As one of the most important, politically Read more

MUSTARD PLUG (USA)

MUSTARD PLUG (USA)

Supported by The Resignators + Nerdlinger + Operation Ibis

FRI 6 MAR @ 8PM

The sixth edition of Ska Nation returned to the live music scene in 2019 after five years hiatus to much acclaim and returns in Read more

STEREOLAB

STEREOLAB

Supported by Underground Lovers

SUN 8 MAR @ 8PM

Art-pop pioneers Stereolab return to Australia this March for major events at Melbourne Zoo and Meredith’s Golden Plains Festival as well as headline appearances in Sydney & Fremantle. Read more

THE MENZINGERS

THE MENZINGERS

THU 12 MAR @ 8PM

One of the world’s finest punk bands, Philadelphia-based The Menzingers, are back with the release of their new album Hel Read more

DAVID STRASSMAN

DAVID STRASSMAN

SUN 15 MAR @ 6PM

From London to New York, Strassman’s comic genius has shocked and surprised. Now it’s your turn to experience Strassman’s uproarious comedy with those infamous favourites, the loveable Ted E. Read more

THE EXPLOITED

THE EXPLOITED

FRI 20 MAR @ 8PM

PUNK’S NOT DEAD… EVER!!

1979, and Wattie Buchan and his mates were seriously pissed off. Read more

NEW YEARS DAY

NEW YEARS DAY

CANCELLED

The New Years Day show scheduled to take place at Factory Theatre on Saturday 21st March is no longer going ahead, and will now be replaced with a performance at Download Festival on the same date at Read more

GIA

GIA

SAT 21 MAR @ 8:00PM

One of Sydney’s finest young emerging talents is about to hit the stage at The Fusebox. Read more

EILEN JEWELL & BAND (USA)

EILEN JEWELL & BAND (USA)

TUE 24 MAR @ 8PM

Love Police Touring is pleased to announce that superb Americana singer-songwriter Eilen Jewell and her band will be back in Australia in March 2020 for 8 very special shows in support of her latest a Read more

COSTUME

COSTUME

FRI 27 MAR @ 7:30PM

After premiering to a packed Odeon Theatre at Dark Mofo 2019, electronic art-pop artist COSTUME (aka Adam Ouston) is coming to Syd Read more

POP WILL EAT ITSELF (PWEI)

POP WILL EAT ITSELF (PWEI)

Supported by SNOG

SAT 28 MAR @ 8PM

England’s finest genre-blenders Pop Will Eat Itself aka PWEI return! Playing “This Is the Day…This Is the Hour…This Is This!” (Can U Dig It?, Def Con One, Wise Up! Read more

FRANK TURNER

FRANK TURNER

Supported by Bec Stevens

FRI 3 APR @ 8:00PM

Prolific singer-songwriter and folk-punk rebel Frank Turner makes his return to Australia and New Zealand April 2020!

The tour dates will see Frank Turner bring his unwavering, frantic and formidab Read more

WALTER TROUT

WALTER TROUT

WED 8 APR @ 8PM

In a world full of people hoping for a miracle, Walter Trout is a man that got one, or two. Read more

THE WAR AND TREATY

THE WAR AND TREATY

THU 9 APR @ 7PM

Referred to as the discovery act from Bluesfest 2019, there was no doubt in our minds but to bring The War and Treaty on tour in 2020 to share their incredible talent with people across Australia! Read more

LARKIN POE

LARKIN POE

WED 15 APR @ 7PM

After a sell-out run in 2019, blues sisters Larkin Poe are back to play even bigger venues in both Melbourne and Sydney this April. Read more

JOHN MAYALL

JOHN MAYALL

SAT 18 APR @ 8PM

Considered the ‘Godfather of British Blues’, singer, guitarist, keyboard player, blues harmonicist, guitarist, songwriter, producer and front man John Mayall is returning to the land down under fo Read more

BEST OF THE FEST

BEST OF THE FEST

23 APR - 17 MAY @ 7:00PM (6:00PM SUN) - EXC. MON & TUE

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BEST OF THE FEST UP LATE

BEST OF THE FEST UP LATE

SAT 24 APR, 2 & 9 MAY @ 10:45PM

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MILLENNIAL OPERA

MILLENNIAL OPERA

29 - 30 MAY @ 7PM

Upon discovering her generation had already ruined everything else, one Millennial set out to reimagine some of opera’s Read more

L.A GUNS

L.A GUNS

Supported by The Poor

FRI 12 JUN @ 8PM

L.A GUNS return to Australia for the 2020 ‘Rock N’ Roll Outlaws’ Tour.

For lovers of American Hard Rock L.A Guns need no introduction. Read more