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KIRK BRANDON (UK) with Sam Sansbury

KIRK BRANDON (UK) with Sam Sansbury

WED 18 JAN @ 7PM

7:00PM Doors // 7:30PM Ess Em // 8:15PM Jim Mongrel // 8:45 PM Kirk Brandon

Kirk Brandon is the voice of Spear Read more

FOREVER ENDS HERE

FOREVER ENDS HERE

THU 19 (AA) 5PM & FRI 20 JAN (18+) @ 8PM

THURSDAY JAN 19 (ALL AGES) // 5pm: Doors // 5:30pm: Read more

THE MARVIN GAYE EXPERIENCE

THE MARVIN GAYE EXPERIENCE

FRI 20 JAN @ 8PM

7:30pm: Doors // 8pm: The Marvin Gaye Experience

The Marvin Gaye Experience is a tribute to a true Soul Legend, celebrating 3 decades since the passing of one of the most talented, si Read more

HOT POTATO BAND

HOT POTATO BAND

SAT 21 JAN @ 8PM

Anything could happen! Known to cause a severe case of happy fever, this 11 piece brass band is sure to put a smile on your face in an incredibly unique live show. Read more

TOURIST (UK)

TOURIST (UK)

Supported by The Range (USA)

WED 25 JAN @ 8PM

Grammy Award winner Tourist returns to Australia this summer! Read more

CLAMS CASINO (USA)

CLAMS CASINO (USA)

Supported by Strict Face

FRI 27 JAN @ 8PM

One of the hottest producers on the planet right now, Clams Casino’s electrifying beats have lent themselves to mixtapes from new rap underground superstars like Mac Miller, Lil B an Read more

OLD MATES BLOCK PARTY 2017

OLD MATES BLOCK PARTY 2017

SAT 28 JAN @ 12:30PM

Saturday the 28th of January will see the sophomore Old Mate’s Block Party held at the Factory in Marrickville.

Last year in Read more

Z-TRIP (USA)

Z-TRIP (USA)

Supported by Special Guests

SAT 28 JAN @ 8PM

DJ Z-Trip is coming to Sydney!

Z-Trip is considered to be one of the best live performance DJs in history. Read more

LIVE LOVED TOUR: CITIZENS AND SAINTS & KINGS KALEIDOSCOPE

LIVE LOVED TOUR: CITIZENS AND SAINTS & KINGS KALEIDOSCOPE

Supported by The Sing Team

TUE 31 JAN @ 7:30PM

THIS EVENT HAS MOVED TO THE METRO THEATRE

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LIVE LOVED TOUR

Presents

CITIZENS & S Read more

THE STRANGES + THE ON & ONS

THE STRANGES + THE ON & ONS

Supported by Sullivan (Acoustic)

THU 2 FEB @ 7PM

An amazing double bill with The Stranges and The On & Ons and

The Stranges belong to nobody…they live on the edge…they ar Read more

HANDS LIKE HOUSES

HANDS LIKE HOUSES

FRI 3 FEB @ 8PM

SOLD OUT

HIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT

To avoid disappointment we strongly recommend against purchasing tickets from a third party. Read more

ENCORE! SYDNEY POLE SHOW 2017

ENCORE! SYDNEY POLE SHOW 2017

SAT 4 FEB @ 7:30PM

Enter the menagerie of performing artists that is the Encore! Sydney Pole Show! Super stars and soon-to-be stars of pole dance unleash their creativity in solo, double and group performances. Read more

DANIEL TOWNES

DANIEL TOWNES

SAT 4 FEB @ 8PM & 9:45PM

One of Sydney’s favourite comedians, Daniel Townes, returns to the Factory Theatre to record his second stand-up comedy s Read more

CHASE THE SUN

CHASE THE SUN

FRI 10 FEB @ 8PM

Join the Australian Australian heavyweight champions of Blues-rock shred Chase The Sun as they tear up the east coast on Read more

RVIVR (USA) & Conation

RVIVR (USA) & Conation

Supported by Hannahband + Grey Places + Canine

SAT 11 FEB @ 7PM

Energetic, melodic, political, queer punks – RVIVR (Olympia, Washington USA) are making their way back to Australia after Read more

ELLIOTT SMITH TRIBUTE - Either/Or 20 Year Anniversary

ELLIOTT SMITH TRIBUTE - Either/Or 20 Year Anniversary

Supported by Tangents + Caitlin Harnett + Hannahband + Leroy Lee + Wasters + Lisa Crawley + Rachel Maria Cox + Katie Brianna + Sam Shinazzi

SAT 11 FEB @ 7:30PM

In February 1997 Elliott Smith released his 3rd album Either/Or which became one of his most popular and iconic albums

Sadly he passed away in 2003, but he is remembered and admired continually thr Read more

MOTHER'S CAKE (AUT)

MOTHER'S CAKE (AUT)

Supported by AlithiA, Interim, The Mis-Made

SAT 11 FEB @ 8PM

Austrian psychedelic, progressive trio Mother’s Cake will be returning to Australia in February 2017!

Just before hitt Read more

XIUHTEZCATL MARTINEZ

XIUHTEZCATL MARTINEZ

SUN 12 FEB @ 6PM

An evening with Xiuhtezcatl Martinez ‘Why I sued the American government” Read more

THE APPICE BROTHERS - DRUM CLINIC

THE APPICE BROTHERS - DRUM CLINIC

Supported by Dio Driver + Stu Tyrrell

THU 16 FEB @ 7PM

Two of the drumming worlds biggest names, Carmine and Vinny Appice will be touring Australia as the Appice Brothers: Drum Wars in February 2017.

The legendary brothers have been the engine room for Read more

D.R.I

D.R.I

FRI 17 FEB @ 7PM

For the past 30 years, D.R.I. has been the epitome of the aggressive, hardcore-punk thrash sound that we’ve all become accu Read more

THE APPICE BROTHERS - DRUM WARS

THE APPICE BROTHERS - DRUM WARS

Supported by Dio Driver + Devine Electric

FRI 17 FEB @ 8PM

Two of the drumming worlds biggest names, Carmine and Vinny Appice will be touring Australia as the Appice Brothers: Drum Wars in February 2017.

The legendary brothers have been the engine room for Read more

THE MADISON HEGARTY TRIBUTE SHOW

THE MADISON HEGARTY TRIBUTE SHOW

SAT 18 FEB @ 7:15PM

Madison’s 22 years of life has been dedicated to theatre.

She thanks all of her fans for joining her on her riveting j Read more

B.U.R.A.Y (TUR)

B.U.R.A.Y (TUR)

SAT 18 FEB @ 7:30PM

BURAY will be flown all the way from Turkey to perform for you exclusively at The Factory Theatre! Read more

THE RUMJACKS

THE RUMJACKS

SAT 18 FEB @ 7PM

The Rumjacks take to the road to showcase material from their third studio album, Sleepin Rough. Read more

POST ITS AND CONFETTI GUN

POST ITS AND CONFETTI GUN

SAT 18 FEB @ 8:30PM

Returning from a sold-out 2016 show run, the extremely funny cast of Post-ITS are back for a double-bill show with the supe Read more

VINCENT RIVER

VINCENT RIVER

TUE 21 FEB - SAT 5 MAR @ 7:30PM

Vincent River is dead, the victim of a homophobic hate crime. Davey has seen something he can’t forget. Anita has been forced to flee her home. Read more

RED SEA & DIRTY WOLVES

RED SEA & DIRTY WOLVES

FRI 24 FEB @ 7PM

Australia’s most progressive metal act, Dirty Wolves, launch their second international tour ‘Rise in Vengeance’ comm Read more

SYDNEY PSYCH FEST III

SYDNEY PSYCH FEST III

SAT 25 FEB @ 2PM

Sydney Psych Fest returns with its biggest line-up ever in 2017. Read more

THE OZ PROJECT FUNDRAISER - Fight 4 Corey

THE OZ PROJECT FUNDRAISER - Fight 4 Corey

SAT 25 FEB @ 5:30PM

THE OZ PROJECT is a non profit charity organisation created as a platform to connect, encourage and support each other as Read more

DEAD LETTER CIRCUS

DEAD LETTER CIRCUS

FRI 3 MAR @ 8PM

When you put on Dead Letter Circus’ eponymous debut EP, it is still as amazing as it was 10 years ago… Read more

HEAPS GAY MARDI GRAS

HEAPS GAY MARDI GRAS

SAT 4 MAR @ 8PM

One big fat daggy love party for Pardi Gras 2017!

Come and consummate your love with Heaps Gay on the night of Gay Xmas in Sydney! Bad 80’s wedding attire encouraged! Read more

SKA-BQ - MELBOURNE SKA ORCHESTRA

SKA-BQ - MELBOURNE SKA ORCHESTRA

SUN 5 MAR @ 4PM

Melbourne Ska Orchestra (MSO) are still on a galactic sized high after what’s been a fantastic year for the much-loved big band.  Their album ‘Sierra-Kilo-Alpha’ took out both the ARIA Award fo Read more

THUNDER (UK)

THUNDER (UK)

TUE 7 MAR @ 8PM

UK rock legends THUNDER are heading to Australia for their first ever tour this March – and it only took 27 years

Since forming in 1989, the Londoners have established themselves among the UK’s m Read more

MARK SWIVEL - Dad Joke

MARK SWIVEL - Dad Joke

FRI 10 MAR @ 7PM
SAT 11 MAR @ 8:15PM

Comedy. Evidence based musings on parenting, politics and pools!

Swiv is preparing a speech for his son’s 21st … Read more

DAMIAN COWELL'S DISCO MACHINE

DAMIAN COWELL'S DISCO MACHINE

Supported by Pinky Beecroft + The Bad Bitch Choir

FRI 10 MAR @ 8PM

Damian Cowell ‘was the guy in TISM’.

Or so he claims.

Anyone could, really. Read more

MEXRRISSEY - Mexico goes Morrissey

MEXRRISSEY - Mexico goes Morrissey

TUES 14 MAR @ 8PM

Enter Mexrrissey – a glorious seven-piece band representing the crème de la crème of Mexico’s music scene, who interpret Morrissey’s and The Smith’s oeuvre entirely in Spanish. Read more

WILLIE WATSON

WILLIE WATSON

Supported by My Bubba & Guests

THU 16 MAR @ 7:30PM

Looking like a man from leaner and meaner times, Willie Watson steps on stage with a quiet gravitas.

But when he opens his mouth and lets out that high lonesome vocal, you can hear him loud Read more

DIRECT UNDERGROUND FESTIVAL

DIRECT UNDERGROUND FESTIVAL

Supported by Marduk, Gorguts, MGLA + more

FRI 17 MAR @ 7PM

Melbourne based Direct Touring have been bringing some of the heaviest bands on earth to Australian cities for years now. Read more

WASTELAND - A MAD MAXQUERADE

WASTELAND - A MAD MAXQUERADE

SAT 18 MAR @ 7PM

As the world grows darker we look for brighter hopes. We can find them in a world of dust and chrome. Journey to a sanctuary among the ashes of a dead world. Journey to the WASTELAND. Read more

I BUILT THE SKY

I BUILT THE SKY

Supported by Special Guests

SAT 18 MAR @ 8PM

2016 has been a big year for Rohan Stevenson aka I Built The Sky. Read more

VIOLENT FEMMES

VIOLENT FEMMES

Supported by Rayella

MON 20 MAR @ 8PM

Violent Femmes return to Australia in March 2017 for their most extensive tour since 2005. Read more

EDDI READER

EDDI READER

TUE 21 MAR @ 8PM

The Scottish sing/writer & songstress is coming to Australia in March 2017, and now is your chance to see her serenade you live!

Eddi Reader grew up in Glasgow and Irvine, Scotland and it wa Read more

DAYS OF OUR LIFE CABARET

DAYS OF OUR LIFE CABARET

FROM THU 23 MAR

Days of our Life is a fun, humorous cabaret that explores the sexual ambiguity between two close male friends (playe Read more

URTHBOY

URTHBOY

Supported by Joyride + Alice Ivy

SAT 25 MAR @ 7:30PM

2016 saw the release of his most successful album to date, The Past Beats Inside Me Like A Second Heartbeat, as well as a sold out national tour and spots on some of Australia’s best festivals. Read more

BALANCE & COMPOSURE (USA)

BALANCE & COMPOSURE (USA)

TUE 28 MAR @ 7PM

March 2017 will see the Pennsylvanian quintet headline their biggest run of Australian shows to date, playing both all-ages Read more

I PREVAIL

I PREVAIL

Supported by Special Guests

FRI 31 MAR & WED 5 APR @ 7:00PM

FIRST SHOW SOLD OUTSECOND SHOW ADDED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND

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MADISON MCKOY - April Baby

MADISON MCKOY - April Baby

Supported by Amanda Thomas

FRI 7 APR @ 8PM

Born on an April Monday afternoon under the sign of Aries, Madison McKoy g Read more

RHIANNON GIDDENS

RHIANNON GIDDENS

SAT 8 APR @ 7:30PM

The Grammy Award–winning lead singer of African-American folk interpreters Carolina Chocolate Drops, has stepped out on her own, winning over audiences around the world, with as the New York Read more

THE MOUNTAIN GOATS (USA)

THE MOUNTAIN GOATS (USA)

Supported by Oh Pep!

SUN 9 APR @ 7PM

Following the release of The Mountain Goats 15th ambitiously conceptual studio album ‘Beat the Champ’, the band led by singer/songwriter John Darnielle are once again returning to Au Read more

JAKE SHIMABUKURO

JAKE SHIMABUKURO

WED 12 APRIL @ 7:30PM

Known for his energetic strumming on the ukulele, Jake Shimabukuro’s performances incorporate elements of thoughtful, sophisticated arrangement to spontaneous, improvised passages. Read more

THE CURE TRIBUTE – ‘WISH’ 25 YEAR ANNIVERSARY

THE CURE TRIBUTE – ‘WISH’ 25 YEAR ANNIVERSARY

Supported by The Exploding Boys & The Hummingbirds

SAT 15 APR @ 8:00PM

In April 1992 The Cure released their 9th album WISH. Read more

BLACK STONE CHERRY

BLACK STONE CHERRY

Supported by Chase the Sun

FRI 21 APR @ 8PM

Hard Rock Heroes BLACK STONE CHERRY have had a dynamite year. Read more

PROTEST THE HERO (CAN)

PROTEST THE HERO (CAN)

Supported by Closure in Moscow + more TBA

SAT 22 APR @ 5PM

Want to know when more EVENT tickets go on sale? ​Join our Waitlist and stay tuned for further information. Read more

ANNE KLINGE - The Foot Murder

ANNE KLINGE - The Foot Murder

THU 27 - SAT 29 APR @ 8:15PM
THU 4 - SAT 6 MAY @ 8:15PM

Anne Klinge has sold out arts festivals all around the world, join her as she brings her mesmerising and wonderful world of Read more

DAVE EASTGATE - Appetite for Self Destruction

DAVE EASTGATE - Appetite for Self Destruction

THU 27 - SAT 29 APR @ 9:30PM
SUN 30 APR @ 8:30PM

He’s Rockin’, he’s Rollin’ and he’s kickin’ his own ass! Read more

LARRY DEAN (SCO) - Farcissist

LARRY DEAN (SCO) - Farcissist

WED 3 - SAT 6 MAY @ 8.15PM
SUN 7 MAY @ 7:15PM

Fosters Comedy Award 2015 nominee and gallus Glaswegian Larry Dean returns to Sydney with a show about emotional detachment Read more

IVAN ARISTEGUIETA - Juithy

IVAN ARISTEGUIETA - Juithy

THU 4 - SAT 7 MAY @ 9:15PM
SUN 8 MAY @ 8:15PM

Everyone’s favourite Venezuelan is back with a sweet and juithy new show.



He’s one happy immigrant and he’s sque Read more

SUSIE YOUSSEF - Behave Youssef

SUSIE YOUSSEF - Behave Youssef

WED 10 - SAT 13 MAY @ 8:15PM SUN 14 MAY @ 7:15PM

Susie Youssef has had a bloody big year – she starred in Whose Line Is It Anyway? Read more

NICK CODY - On Fire

NICK CODY - On Fire

THU 11 - SAT 13 MAY @ 7:30PM
SUN 14 MAY @ 6:30PM

The red bearded wonder is back in Sydney with a brand new hour of hilarious stand-up. Read more

SARAH CALLAGHAN (UK) - 24

SARAH CALLAGHAN (UK) - 24

THU 11 - SAT 13 MAY @ 8:15PM

Change your life in 24 hours?

A journey of a thousand miles starts with a single cliche. Read more

FRENCHY - Unleashed

FRENCHY - Unleashed

THU 11 - SAT 13 MAY @ 9:15PM

He may look like Big Bird after a fresh buzz-cut, but Frenchy is no Muppet! Read more

RHYS NICHOLSON - I'm Fine

RHYS NICHOLSON - I'm Fine

THU 18 - SAT 20 MAY @ 9:15PM
SUN 21 MAY 8:15PM

Hey there. So last year went pretty ok. Read more