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A TINDER MUSICAL

A TINDER MUSICAL

16 - 18 NOV @ 7PM

6:30pm: Doors // 7:00pm Sharp: Act 1

Swipe left for ‘no’ too often on the infamous dating app and you’re told Read more

ASH (N.IRE)

ASH (N.IRE)

SAT 17 NOV @ 8PM

8:00pm: Doors // 8:30pm: Panic Syndrome // 9:20pm: Mr Blonde // 10:15pm: Ash

Northern Ireland’s indie legends Ash finally return down under this November for a headline tour. Read more

RACKETT

RACKETT

Supported by Flight Ibis + The Buoys + Boydos

SAT 17 NOV @ 8PM

8:00pm: Doors // 8:15pm: Boydos // 9:15pm: The Bouys // 10:00pm: Flight Ibis // 10:30pm: Rackett

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OSAKA MONAURAIL (JPN)

OSAKA MONAURAIL (JPN)

SUN 18 NOV @ 8PM

8:00pm: Doors // 8:00pm DJ Owen Penglis & Tim Partridge // 8:45pm: Osaka Monaurail

With 7 studio albums, 2 live albums and an ever-growing reputation as a must-see live act, Osaka Monaurail Read more

KENNY SEBASTIAN

KENNY SEBASTIAN

MON 19 NOV @ 7PM

Kenny Sebastian is known for his humorous and creative takes on banal everyday situations – Kenny has a keen sense of observation of culture, people and stereotypes, all of which have found its 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

WORK IN PROGRESS SHOW

WORK IN PROGRESS SHOW

THU 22 NOV, WED 28 NOV & TUE 4 DEC @ 7PM

6:30pm: Doors // 7:00pm Act 1

THU 22 NOV – Luke Heggie and Demi Lardner

WED 28 NOV – Acts to be announced

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PACIFIC AVENUE

PACIFIC AVENUE

Supported by Tuppaware Party + Good Lekker + The Zilzies

FRI 23 NOV @ 7:30PM

Coming off the back of two #1’s on Triple J Unearthed’s Overall Charts and a wild, yet successful de Read more

HARTS

HARTS

FRI 23 NOV @ 8PM

Harts is the nom de plume of Indian-born, Australian-based musician, singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, composer, and music producer Darren Hart, whose singular blend of funk, jazz, blues, psyc Read more

VAUDEVILLE SMASH

VAUDEVILLE SMASH

FRI 23 NOV @ 8PM

Made up of three brothers and two mates, no other Australian band sounds like ’em. 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

BLACK PARTY

BLACK PARTY

SAT 24 NOV @ 7.30PM

Just 7 months after its previous show, Black Party (A.K.A. Read more

THE GRATES

THE GRATES

SAT 24 NOV @ 8PM

Australian indie rock royalty The Grates are back in a big way

The Brisbane stalwarts are officially reuniting their original line up – singer Patience Hodgson, guitarist John Patterson, and dru Read more

TERRORENTIAL

TERRORENTIAL

SAT 24 NOV @ 8PM

Four great metal acts are coming together for a night of searing riffs, brutal beats, and roaring screams on Saturday Nov 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 physi Read more

ALEX THE ASTRONAUT

ALEX THE ASTRONAUT

Supported by Hachiku + Violet

THU 29 NOV @ 7:30PM

Overachieving Sydney-based singer-songwriter Alex the Astronaut (aka Alexandra Lynn) is thrilled to announce a series of national headline tour dates taking place this November. Read more

AIME CARNIVAL

AIME CARNIVAL

THU 29 NOV @ 8PM

AIME builds bridges between Universities and High School students, and aims to close the gap in education inequality. Read more

THE TESKEY BROTHERS

THE TESKEY BROTHERS

Supported by Dana Gehrman

FRI 30 NOV @ 8PM

SOLD OUT

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COLOUR MACHINE

COLOUR MACHINE

Supported by Gostwyck + Sampson + Slow Culture

FRI 30 NOV @ 8PM

Backed by singles “Laughing Last”, “Maverick” & “21st Century”, “Strengthen My Hands” is the latest project by Colour Mac Read more

PRIDELANDS

PRIDELANDS

Supported by Cast Down

FRI 30 NOV @ 8PM

Metal/rock band Pridelands have today announced their first headline tour of Australia. 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

THE GREAT EMU WAR CASUALTIES

THE GREAT EMU WAR CASUALTIES

Supported by With Vongfest and Apollos Garage

SAT 1 DEC @ 8PM

British indie pop backed by some of Sydney’s amazing local bands as support. It’s about letting go. Read more

GLORY BOX

GLORY BOX

SUN 2 DEC @ 7:30PM

Glory Box is a celebration of feminity and a reclaimation of sensuality through erotic performance. Read more

WATERPARKS

WATERPARKS

WED 5 DEC @ 7PM

SOLD OUT

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AVALONS PEAK

AVALONS PEAK

Supported by Carbon Black & Lucid

FRI 7 DEC @ 6:30PM

Avalon’s Peak are excited to announce their debut EP launch titled ‘Stories Untold’ Formed in late 2016, Avalon’s Peak are a Hardrock/Alternative metal band that have rocked out on stages aro Read more

PSYCROPTIC

PSYCROPTIC

Supported by Orpheus Omega

FRI 7 DEC @ 8PM

PLEASE NOTE WHEN PURCHASING A BUNDLE, THAT YOUR ADDRESS DETAILS ARE REQUIRED AND WILL BE PASSED ONTO THE PROMOTER TO POST OUT YOUR ITEMS

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ENDLESS HEIGHTS

ENDLESS HEIGHTS

FRI 7 DEC @ 8PM

Sydney’s Endless Heights have found pure catharsis within their recently released “dense and darkened” (- KillYourStereo) sophom Read more

ET20

ET20

Supported by The Herd, Homeward Bound, L-Fresh The Lion, Jayteehazard, Astronomy Class, Okenyo, The Last Kinection + more to be announced

SAT 8 DEC @ 5PM

CELEBRATING TWENTY YEARS OF ELEFANT TRAKS

Elefant Traks will be celebrating 20 years in the biz this November and December by holding ET20 festivals in Sydney, Melbourne and B Read more

LA DISPUTE

LA DISPUTE

Supported by Sports Bra + Rachel Maria Cox

WED 12 DEC @ 7PM

La Dispute has a firm passion for the concept of music and art as a medium for making new friends. Read more

THE SCREAMING JETS

THE SCREAMING JETS

FRI 14 DEC @ 8PM

In July 2018, The Screaming Jets released their 8th studio album Gotcha Covered. An homage to the last 50 years of Australian rock and its musical origins. Read more

BRAD WILLIAMS (US)

BRAD WILLIAMS (US)

FRI 14 DEC @ 7:30PM

US comedian Brad Williams will dish out his raunchy, no-holds-barred comedy when he makes his Australian debut this Decem Read more

RESIST RECORDS 20TH ANNIVERSARY

RESIST RECORDS 20TH ANNIVERSARY

SAT 15 DEC @ 6:30PM

Resist Records 20th Anniversary featuring Mindsnare, Irrelevant, Last Nerve, Found My Direction, The Dead Walk, Homesick, Bare Bones, Jacob, Rage. Read more

DANCE DOMAIN - 2018 SHOWCASE

DANCE DOMAIN - 2018 SHOWCASE

SUN 16 DEC @ 2:30PM & 5:45PM

The students and teachers of Dance Domain are excited to present our 7th End of Year Showcase in 2018! Read more

LIME CORDIALE

LIME CORDIALE

22 & 23 DEC @ 7PM

SAT 22 – SOLD OUTJoin Waitlist Read more

HOBO JOHNSON AND THE LOVEMAKERS

HOBO JOHNSON AND THE LOVEMAKERS

THU 3 JAN @ 8PM

You heard it here first, Sacramento alternative hip-hop artist Hobo Johnson (aka Frank Lopes Jr) backed by his bandmates “The Lovemakers” have announced their first headline show in Australia. Read more

DERMOT KENNEDY

DERMOT KENNEDY

FRI 11 JAN @ 7.15PM

ALL AGES

Ireland native Dermot Kennedy is bringing his massive 42 date headline world tour to Australian shores for Falls Festival, plus sideshows in Melbourne and Sydney. Read more

THE BENNIES

THE BENNIES

SAT 12 JAN @ 8PM

The Bennies announce Australian summer dates, new band member and their return to Europe.
 
 Australia’s number one part Read more

TURNSTILE

TURNSTILE

Supported by With Special Guests Citizen

WED 16 JAN @ 7.30PM

Resist Presents: Turnstile / Citizen Australian Tour 2019

Always more appeal than demand, more liberation than limitation, Turnstile extend their hand in 2018 with Time & Space. Read more

THE BEAUTIFUL GIRLS

THE BEAUTIFUL GIRLS

FRI 18 JAN @ 8PM

Fresh from another successful month-long European tour hitting the UK, Germany and The Netherlands, including shows at London’s legendary O2 Academy, Boardmasters Festival and Holland’s infamous Z Read more

ENCORE! SYDNEY POLE SHOW 2019

ENCORE! SYDNEY POLE SHOW 2019

SAT 19 JAN @ 7:30PM

The 9th Encore! Sydney Pole Show will be sure to entertain in its usual style of high-flying feats from an array of national and international performers! Read more

LUCY NEVILLE

LUCY NEVILLE

Supported by With Special Guests

SAT 19 JAN @ 8PM

Riding the high of her SOLD-OUT debut headline show in July 2018, Lucy Neville is back for her Wasting Our Time Tour.

The rel Read more

CALEXICO

CALEXICO

TUE 22 JAN @ 8PM

“…pound for pound, this is their strongest set of songs in years.” **** Q

“Geography may serve as a touchstone for much of Calexico’s music, but The Thread That Keeps Us carves out a landscape al Read more

RED CITY RADIO & NO TRIGGER

RED CITY RADIO & NO TRIGGER

Supported by w/ Idle Threats

SAT 26 JAN @ 8PM

Oklahoma City punk underdogs are bringing their latest and potentially greatest release ‘SkyTigers’ down under in 2019, accompan Read more

PROGFEST 2019

PROGFEST 2019

SUN 27 JAN @ 1:30PM

PROGFEST 2019

10th Anniversary Edition!

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CITIZENS

CITIZENS

Supported by The Sing Team

WED 30 JAN @ 6PM

The Seattle based band, Citizens, is Zach Bolen, Brian Eichelberger, Nathaniel Furtado, Spencer Abbott and Adam Skatula. 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 – Today also sees Lucero drop their new studio album ‘Among The Ghosts”worldwide. 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

PARQUET COURTS

PARQUET COURTS

Supported by The Goon Sax

WED 6 FEB @ 7:30PM

Mistletone is rapt to present the return of Parquet Courts, playing a Sydney Laneway Festival sideshow on Wednesday February 6 at the Factory Theatre.

Parquet Courts are back with all the dynamic p Read more

CAST

CAST

THU 7 FEB @ 7:30PM

After two long years bunkered down in their hometown of Liverpool recording their latest record ‘Keeping Up The Dust’, 90’s Britpop legends Cast announce their return to Australia, with their Read more

PEOPLE AND PERSONS PRESENTS - HUSKII & LIL SKNOW

PEOPLE AND PERSONS PRESENTS - HUSKII & LIL SKNOW

Supported by Hooligan Hefs, Elijah Yo, Isaac Puerile & Lil Spacely

SAT 9 FEB @ 7:30PM

For the first time ever we present ‘Peoples & Persons + Friends’. Read more

CELL BLOCK 69

CELL BLOCK 69

Supported by With Special Guests

SAT 9 FEB @ 7.30PM

Calling all dweebs, sportos, geeks, freaks, goths, prom queens, preppies, yuppies and nerds! It’s Cell Block time.

That’s right – the 10 Coreys of Power (Yes, there are 10 of them! Read more

YUNGBLUD

YUNGBLUD

THU 14 FEB @ 7:30PM

A tsunami of raw punk rock energy, potent street poetry and catchy-as-hell pop sensibilities, English fireball YUNGBLUD r Read more

TRAPT

TRAPT

THU 21 FEB @ 7:00PM

Californian Hard Rockers TRAPT perform Highlights from their classic album ‘Trapt’

Hear Headstrong, Echo, Still Frame, These Walls, Made of Glass, plus a stack of other hits; Bring It, It’s Read more

MICHAEL DUNSTAN

MICHAEL DUNSTAN

THU 21 FEB @ 8PM

Returning back to the East Coast on the back of an extensive sold out ‘Partly Cloudy’ Australian tour and 4 sold out shows in Ne Read more

COCKNEY REJECTS

COCKNEY REJECTS

Supported by Rocks, Thug, Operation Ibis and Blackrats

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

ROBYN HITCHCOCK

ROBYN HITCHCOCK

FRI 22 FEB @ 8PM

Robyn Hitchcock is one of England’s most enduring contemporary singer/songwriters and live performers. Read more

AN EVENING WITH THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS

AN EVENING WITH THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS

SAT 23 FEB @ 7:30PM

2019 just got a whole lot better! Read more

WATAIN

WATAIN

SUN 24 FEB @ 7:30PM

The wolves return

The unmerciful might of Sweden’s WATAIN are back for a sweeping attack of callous and unsympathetic satanic black metal in what will be their first headlining shows in these so Read more

SHARON SHANNON BAND (IRE)

SHARON SHANNON BAND (IRE)

Supported by Susan O’Neill (aka) SON (IRE)

WED 13 MAR @ 7PM

Multi award-winning accordionist Sharon Shannon has a legendary reputation. Read more

DIED PRETTY

DIED PRETTY

FRI 15 MAR @ 7:30PM

Died Pretty evoke many images for those who know and love Australian independent music. Formed in 1983 they became an integral part of the unfolding 80’s Sydney scene. Read more

GREGORY ALAN ISAKOV

GREGORY ALAN ISAKOV

SAT 16 MAR @ 7:30PM

Gregory Alan Isakov announces his first ever Australian tour, confirming a run of headline shows along with his appearance at Port Fairy Folk Festival this March!

Known for his soft, mellifluous cr Read more

WALLIS BIRD

WALLIS BIRD

THU 21 MAR @ 7:30PM

Refreshingly honest, bold, hilarious and raw, Wallis Bird’s expressive vocals and driving guitar rhythms have been taking worldw Read more

THE MAGIC NUMBERS

THE MAGIC NUMBERS

SAT 23 MAR @ 8PM

MJR Presents is pleased to announce the return of UK indie royalty The Magic Numbers for the first time since their 2010 Splendour in the Grass appearance and 2006 Big Day Out tour. 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

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

FRI 12 APR @ 8PM

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

KEB' MO' (SOLO)

KEB' MO' (SOLO)

TUE 16 APR @ 7PM

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

WED 17 APR @ 7:00PM

Just one week after getting married to his ‘Brown Eyed Lover’ and a hugely successful sold-out show in Melbourne; Allen Stone announces he will be spreading the love to Sydney in April! Read more

LUKAS NELSON & PROMISE OF THE REAL

LUKAS NELSON & PROMISE OF THE REAL

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

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

SHAKEY GRAVES

SHAKEY GRAVES

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

MELANIE BRACEWELL (NZ) - MELODRAMA

MELANIE BRACEWELL (NZ) - MELODRAMA

26 - 28 APR

Melanie Bracewell insists she came up 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

DEMI LARDNER - DITCH WITCH 800

DEMI LARDNER - DITCH WITCH 800

15 - 19 MAY @ 9.30PM

Once upon a time, in a far away swamp, there Read more