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FUNNY RABBIT - Biddy O'Loughlin

FUNNY RABBIT - Biddy O'Loughlin

19 DEC & 24 JAN @ 7PM

Brought up by bogans in the hot, dry wastes of Alice Springs, an existential pet rabbit sheds ties with his brethren and se Read more

TURBOBELCO

TURBOBELCO

Supported by The Vee Bees + The Shittacopters + The Fuck Outs + SCABZ w/ MC Rhys Nicholson

SAT 17 JAN @ 7PM

Sydney, are you ready for some darkness? Are you ready to rock in double denim? Are you ready for the infamous Turbobelco? Read more

NAZEEM HUSSAIN - TRIAL SHOW

NAZEEM HUSSAIN - TRIAL SHOW

TUE 20 & THU 22 JAN @ 7PM

The star and creator of the critically acclaimed smash hit TV show Legally Brown (SBS) Nazeem Hussain debuts some brand new materi Read more

JAH PRAYZAH

JAH PRAYZAH

Supported by Chris Gudu

THU 22 JAN @ 8PM

Afro-beat sensation and five-time award winner, Jah Prayzah, saluted by his fans worldwide as Soja rinosvika kure (the traveling soldier) will be touring Australia for the first time this January to r Read more

CALIGULA’S HORSE

CALIGULA’S HORSE

Supported by Breaking Orbit + Orsome Welles (VIC) + Red Bee

FRI 23 JAN @ 7:30PM

Fresh off a wildly successful Australia-wide tour with Perth trailblazers VOYAGER, support for Canadian prog phenomenon PROTEST TH Read more

TIMAYA

TIMAYA

SAT 24 JAN @ 7:30PM

Nigerian singer and songwriter, Timaya, will bring his dance-inducing beats to Australia this January.

Hailing from Odi, Bayelsa State, Timaya is the founder of South South hip hop group Dem Mama S Read more

SHONEN KNIFE

SHONEN KNIFE

SAT 24 JAN @ 8PM

The number one world famous Japanese all girls band Shonen Knife released their 19th album “Overdrive” via Valve/MGM earlier t Read more

CHIODOS

CHIODOS

Supported by Storm The Sky, Awaken I Am (Album Launch) + Polaris

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

THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM

THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM

SUN 01 FEB @ 8:00PM

“So few hoist the flag of rock ‘n’ roll as proudly and explicitly as The Gaslight Anthem these days.” – Alternati Read more

SHORT+SWEET - Theatre Wildcards

SHORT+SWEET - Theatre Wildcards

2 FEB - 2 MAR @ SAT 2:30PM, SUN 1PM, MON 7:30PM

Now in its fourteenth year, Short+Sweet will be showcasing 160 brand new scripts from Australian and international writers, Read more

SHORT+SWEET - Theatre Top 80

SHORT+SWEET - Theatre Top 80

4 FEB - 1 MAR @ WED-THU 7:30PM, FRI-SAT 6:30PM, SUN 5:30PM

Now in its fourteenth year, Short+Sweet will be showcasing 160 brand new scripts from Australian and international writers, Read more

BLOOD DUSTER

BLOOD DUSTER

Supported by Bastardizer + Summonus + Fat Guy Wears Mystic Wolf Shirt

FRI 6 FEB @ 8PM

With musical output now spanning decades; Blood Duster are one of Australias most highly respected heavy bands – Varying styles fr Read more

THE SMITH STREET BAND

THE SMITH STREET BAND

Supported by PUP (Canada) + Great Cynics (UK) + Apart From This

SAT 14 FEB @ 7PM

Every inch of me is always itching unless I’m on a stage, sings The Smith Street Band front man Wil Wagner on the opening Read more

GUY PEARCE + DARREN MIDDLETON

GUY PEARCE + DARREN MIDDLETON

Supported by Krista Polvere

FRI 20 FEB @ 7:30PM

Hot on the heels of his two sold out album launch shows, Guy Pearce will join forces with Powderfinger’s Darren Middleton in a double headline tour

It’s an unexpected collaboration, yet it make Read more

MANHUNT & INTERNAL ROT

MANHUNT & INTERNAL ROT

Supported by Controlled + Inebrious Bastard + Primitive Blast

SAT 21 FEB @ 8PM

MANHUNT from Brisbane set to take Sydney by storm with the launch of their new self titled LP. Read more

J MASCIS

J MASCIS

Supported by Adalita

SAT 21 FEB @ 8PM

Last here in early 2012 for The Falls Festival and multiple sold-out Sydney Festival performances, Dinosaur Jr frontman / guitar-guru J Mascis returns to Australia in February including a special inti Read more

CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE BAND

CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE BAND

SAT 28 FEB @ 7PM

Harmonica master Charlie Musselwhite’s life reads like a classic blues song: born in Mississippi, raised in Memphis and schooled Read more

ENCORE! SYDNEY POLE SHOW 2015

ENCORE! SYDNEY POLE SHOW 2015

SAT 28 FEB @ 7:30PM

The 5th 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, Male and female pole dancers take to the stage Read more

SHARON VAN ETTEN

SHARON VAN ETTEN

Supported by Jack Ladder + Heather Woods Broderick

SUN 1 MAR, 7:30PM

Brooklyn singer-songwriter SHARON VAN ETTEN and her stunning band, playing Golden Plains will perform at the Factory Theatre in Sydney on March 1.

For all the attention that was paid to her 2012 br Read more

SHORT+SWEET - Theatre People's Choice

SHORT+SWEET - Theatre People's Choice

5-8 MAR @ 6:30PM SUN 5:30PM

Now in its fourteenth year, Short+Sweet will be showcasing 160 brand new scripts from Australian and international writers, Read more

SHOVELS & ROPE with SHAKEY GRAVES

SHOVELS & ROPE with SHAKEY GRAVES

THU 5 MAR @ 7:30PM

Rollin’ out with a rawkus racket, SHOVELS & ROPE and SHAKEY GRAVES – arguably the two hottest names in Americana music – bring their rollicking, foot stomping live performances to Australia for th Read more

THE POP GROUP

THE POP GROUP

Supported by Kim Salmon + Leanne Cowie

FRI 6 MAR @ 8PM

“It’s one of those moments when the cogs of your mind shift and your life is going to irreversibly change forever” Nick Cave on hearing The Pop Group for the first time

Post-punk originals The P Read more

SHORT+SWEET - Theatre Wildcards Finals

SHORT+SWEET - Theatre Wildcards Finals

7-8 MAR @ SAT 2:30PM, SUN 1PM

Now in its fourteenth year, Short+Sweet will be showcasing 160 brand new scripts from Australian and international writers, 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

SHORT+SWEET - Bollywood

SHORT+SWEET - Bollywood

10-21 MAR TUES - SAT @ 7:30PM

The latest addition to the Short+Sweet family, Bollywood will bring the colour and creativity of Bollywood dance to the sta Read more

ROBYN HITCHCOCK

ROBYN HITCHCOCK

Supported by The Holy Soul

THU 12 MAR @ 7:30PM

After spending the best part of a year in Utopian Marrickville, psychedelic folk legend Robyn Hitchcock bids farewell to Australia Read more

Louis Tillett's BLACK FRIDAY

Louis Tillett's BLACK FRIDAY

FRI 13 MAR @ 8PM

Louis Tillett is a legendary underground cult figure. Read more

SHORT+SWEET - Bollywood Fast+Fresh

SHORT+SWEET - Bollywood Fast+Fresh

14-22 MAR SAT-SUN @ 2:30PM

The latest addition to the Short+Sweet family, Bollywood will bring the colour and creativity of Bollywood dance to the sta Read more

JESUS JONES

JESUS JONES

SAT 14 MAR @ 8PM

Leading purveyors of the early 1990’s Indie/Alternative Dance scene, JESUS JONES hit the Factory, playing their influential DOUBT album in full!

Part of the now legendary ‘Grebo’ Read more

THE BENNIES

THE BENNIES

FRI 20 MAR @ 7PM

Not content to bask in the thick haze of satisfaction after a truly incredible year, The Bennies have coordinated another l Read more

SYDNEY VEGAN FESTIVAL

SYDNEY VEGAN FESTIVAL

Supported by Thug Kitchen, Jim Morris, Suzy Spoons + many more

SUN 22 MAR @ 11:30AM

After the successful launch of the SYDNEY VEGAN FESTIVAL in 2014, we are incredibly excited to bring the 2nd edition of the festival back to Sydney on Sunday, 22 March 2015 at The Factory Theatre – Li Read more

SHORT+SWEET - Bollywood Gala Finals

SHORT+SWEET - Bollywood Gala Finals

SUN 22 MAR @ 5:30PM

The latest addition to the Short+Sweet family, Bollywood will bring the colour and creativity of Bollywood dance to the sta Read more

DAVID ELLEFSON (Megadeth) - My Life With Deth, Spoken Word Tour

DAVID ELLEFSON (Megadeth) - My Life With Deth, Spoken Word Tour

THU 26 MAR @ 8PM

MEGADETH are a band that needs no introduction with a career spanning over 3 decades, 14 albums and as part of the Big 4, Megadeth have chiseled their place on the Mount Rushmore of Metal

In a uni Read more

TROMBONE SHORTY & ORLEANS AVENUE

TROMBONE SHORTY & ORLEANS AVENUE

WED 1 APR @ 7:30pm

New Orleans based Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue are a hard-edged Funk band that employ Hip-Hop beats, Rock dynamics and improvisation in a Jazz tradition. The band has toured the U.S. Read more

JOHN MAYALL

JOHN MAYALL

THU 2 APR @ 7PM

We welcome the godfather of British Blues back to Australia – John Mayall is a pioneer of the Blues, he founded John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers in the late ‘60’s which backed legendary musicians i Read more

THE BEAT

THE BEAT

SUN 5 APR @ 7:30PM

Forming in 1978 in Birmingham, The Beat has seen changes to the original line-up over the last 30 years and the formation of the American based band, The English Beat who have recently toured A Read more

KEB' MO'

KEB' MO'

MON 6 APR @ 6:30PM

Three-time Grammy winner and visionary Roots-music storyteller Keb’ Mo’ has just had his most successful release in almost 20 years, the new album ‘BLUESAmericana’. Read more

THE OCEAN

THE OCEAN

FRI APR 10 @ 8PM

Germany’s premier post-metal act, THE OCEAN are returning to Australia in April 2015. Read more

LUISA OMIELAN‘S WHAT WOULD	BEYONCE	DO?!	(UK)

LUISA OMIELAN‘S WHAT WOULD BEYONCE DO?! (UK)

WED 22 APR - SAT 25 APR @ 8:30PM

ALL THE SINGLE LADIES, you know when you spot your BABY’S FATHER FATHER, and you fall CRAZY IN LOVE but it all goes tits up Read more

A DATE WITH EFFIE

A DATE WITH EFFIE

TUE 28 APR - SAT 2 MAY @ 7:15PM

She’s Looking for Love….and Child Support!

Effie, Australia’s most loveable Logie-Award winning boofhead is d Read more

AKMAL

AKMAL

TUE 28 APR - SAT 2 MAY @ 9PM

Hello my name is Akmal and I’m a comedian, although the term comedian is open to interpretation and highly subjectiv Read more

COUNTDOWN TO RECOVERY Feat. John Paul Young + Angry Anderson (Rose Tattoo) + more

COUNTDOWN TO RECOVERY Feat. John Paul Young + Angry Anderson (Rose Tattoo) + more

Supported by Russell Morris + Glenn Shorrock + Ignatius Jones + Dynamic Hepnotics + Mark Gable (Choirboys) + Shanon Watkins + more

TUE 26 MAY 2015

ARIA Hall of Fame legends and some of the biggest names in the Australian music industry take to the stage to help Philippine typhoon victims

It says a lot about folks who come together to help peo Read more