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Supported by Comedy Central

FRI 30 SEP @ 7PM

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BLACK MOUNTAIN (CAN)

BLACK MOUNTAIN (CAN)

Supported by The Laurels + Medicine Voice

MON 3 OCT @ 8PM

After seven years absence, Popfrenzy are delighted to announce that Canadian rock transformers, Black Mountain are returning to Australia this October. Read more

GARY MOORE REMEMBERED

GARY MOORE REMEMBERED

Supported by Kevin Borich + Mal Eastick + Phil Emmanuel + Dave Leslie + Peter Northcote + Steve Edmonds + Randall Waller + more

THU 6 OCT @ 7:30PM

Gary Moore Remembered is a concert event paying tribute to the incredible guitar and songwriting talents of guitarist Gary Moore

Hailing from Northern Ireland in Belfast Gary Moore’s emphatic raw g Read more

NIGHT SHIFT -  Manufacturing the Finest in Improv & Sketch Comedy.

NIGHT SHIFT - Manufacturing the Finest in Improv & Sketch Comedy.

Supported by Laugh Masters Academy

FRI OCT 7, NOV 11, & 2 DEC @ 7:30pm

Laugh Masters Academy is pleased to announce a new, ongoing “NIGHT SHIFT” Improv & Sketch Comedy Show starting October Read more

LEVELLERS (UK)

LEVELLERS (UK)

Supported by Round Mountain Girls + Paper Thin

FRI 7 OCT @ 8PM

Levellers have been called a lot conflicting of things over their 27-year history – However, the closest thing to a consensus surrounding the seminal British folk-punk band is that their platinum-sell Read more

DENIZ TEK

DENIZ TEK

Supported by The Dark Clouds + The Undermines

FRI 7 OCT @ 8PM

Deniz Tek is best known as a founding member of the influential Australian 70’s independent rock band Radio Birdman.

Original Read more

SAD GRRRLS FEST 2016

SAD GRRRLS FEST 2016

Supported by Le Pie + Coda Conduct + Twin Caverns + Missing Children + Claire Knight + Yon Plume + more

SAT 8 OCT @ 2PM

Sad Grrrls Fest is an annual music festival celebrating gender diversity and showcasing some of the amazing non-male musicians in Read more

POLE EVOLUTION - Unbound

POLE EVOLUTION - Unbound

SAT 8 OCT @ 8PM

Pole Evolution returns in 2016 with its latest work ‘UNBOUND’

Featuring an incredible line up of Australian Pole Stars and emerging talent, UNBOUND will intrigue, move and entertain you as the Read more

FACES - The Musical

FACES - The Musical

TUES 11 - SUN 23 OCT

A new musical by Carmelita Lees.

When 4 young adults meet up in an attic to help their friend Ethan find a penny Read more

RATCAT

RATCAT

Supported by Toys Went Berserk + Spod

FRI 14 OCT @ 7:30PM

RATCAT are celebrating their 30th anniversary with a special one off show at the Factory Theatre this October with friends Toys Went Berserk and Spod.

1986 was an incredible & heady period for the Read more

THE NATION BLUE

THE NATION BLUE

Supported by Mere Women // Burlap

FRI 14 OCT @ 8.30PM

The Nation Blue are 20 years old this November. Read more

BAD FESTIVAL

BAD FESTIVAL

Supported by Big White // Dispossessed + many more

SAT 15 OCT @ 5pm

Introducing BAD – a one-day festival celebrating artists who sear boundaries, burn conventions and embrace supporters w Read more

HORRORSHOW

HORRORSHOW

Supported by B Wise

SAT 15 OCT @ 8PM

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HAYES CARLL (USA)

HAYES CARLL (USA)

SUN 16 OCT @ 7PM

Hayes Carll is at the forefront of a generation of American singer/songwriters – A Texas native, his style of roots-oriented songwriting has been noted for its plain-spoken poetry and sarcastic humour Read more

Aboriginal Comedy Club

Aboriginal Comedy Club

WED 19 OCT & WED 23 NOV @ 7:30PM

Showcasing the best and emerging Aboriginal comedians in the country.

October lineup:

MC: Kevin Kropinyeri // Dane Si Read more

HADAL MAW

HADAL MAW

Supported by Sumeru // Yanomamo // Home Burial

FRI 21 OCT @ 7:00PM

HADAL MAW finally return to Sydney for an Exclusive Headline Show at The Fact Read more

THE AMY WINEHOUSE SHOW: BACK TO BLACK

THE AMY WINEHOUSE SHOW: BACK TO BLACK

FRI 21 OCT @ 8:30PM

Hot off a sell-out show at this year’s Adelaide Fringe Festival, Thornbury Theatre and the East Coast, The Amy Winehouse Show – Back to Black returns for their biggest set of shows yet

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CAMERON JAMES

CAMERON JAMES

SAT 22 OCT @ 7PM

Hey, baby – I’m an acclaimed up-and-coming comedian (ABC’s How Not To Behave, Triple J’s Matt and Alex, RAW Comedy Runner U Read more

BURIED IN VERONA

BURIED IN VERONA

Supported by Capture the Crown // Foxblood // Arkive

SAT 22 OCT @ 7PM

There comes a time when the journey ends, the road stops, the lights go out. Read more

OZAN GÜNÇE - Bu neyin kafası?

OZAN GÜNÇE - Bu neyin kafası?

SAT 22 OCT @ 8:15PM

Turkish Comedy in Australia is at last here

From how couples can’t decide if their newborn’s name should be Turkish Read more

WE WILL ROCK YU

WE WILL ROCK YU

SAT 22 OCT @ 9PM

Sydney’s newest Ex-Yu Pop/Rock night We Will Rock YU! Read more

SPECTRAL FIRES

SPECTRAL FIRES

Supported by Aburden + special guests

THU OCT 27 @ 7PM

Fresh out of Melbourne is the 5 piece melodic band of friends, Spectral Fires. Read more

WITH CONFIDENCE

WITH CONFIDENCE

THU 27 OCT @ 7PM

Four-piece Australian alternative rock band With Confidence have announced they will be heading out on their final Austra Read more

THE NEW CHRISTS

THE NEW CHRISTS

Supported by The Pink Fits // The Dark Clouds

FRI 28 OCT @ 8PM

On Friday 28th October, THE NEW CHRISTS will return to the Factory Floor for the first time since April.

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BAD MANNERS

BAD MANNERS

Supported by The Porkers

FRI 28 OCT @ 8pm

To celebrate 40 years on stages all over the world, BAD MANNERS are embarking on their most extensive run of Australian and New Zealand shows ever. Read more

Do It In A Dress

Do It In A Dress

THU 3 NOV @ 7PM

On the 3rd November, with help from youth media publisher 5Why, local Sydney bands will ta Read more

THE GREAT DIVORCE

THE GREAT DIVORCE

THU 3 - SAT 5 NOV

Too many of us today are living in our own private hell. Loneliness, isolation, fear. Read more

CRVENA JABUKA

CRVENA JABUKA

Supported by Nenad Milosavljevic (AKA Nesa Galija)

THU 3 NOV @ 8PM

Sarajevo Pop-Rock Legends Crvena Jabuka will be making their long awaited return to Australian this November.

Crvena Jabuka are one of the biggest names on the ex-yu rock and pop scen Read more

SUPERHEIST

SUPERHEIST

Supported by Earth Caller // Segression // Horrorwood Mannequins

FRI 4 NOV @ 8PM

Don’t Call It A Comeback Tour

After 13 years in the wilderness, Australia’s biggest Nu-Metal exponents are back bigger than ever!

After much mystery it is now revealed that the new fron Read more

KANDA BONGO MAN

KANDA BONGO MAN

SAT 5 NOV @ 8PM

Kanda Bongo Man is a Congolese soukous musician. Kanda Bongo Man is known for the structural changes he implemented to soukous music. Read more

LUKA LESSON

LUKA LESSON

Supported by Mirrah // Kahl Wallis

SAT 6 NOV @ 8PM

The last 12 months have been a massive period of creation for one of Australia’s most celebrated spoken word artists, Luka Les Read more

CITIZEN (USA)

CITIZEN (USA)

THU 10 NOV @ 7:30PM

Slowly growing and changing since they first met as midwestern high-schoolers in 2009, CITIZEN have emerged today as one of Read more

SEX ON TOAST

SEX ON TOAST

FRI 11 NOV @ 8PM

After a short hiatus following the release of their sophomore EP Ready, Sex on Toast are ready to head out on the Read more

THE MISSION (UK)

THE MISSION (UK)

FRI 11 NOV @ 8PM

80s UK bad boys The Mission are heading downunder for their 30th Anniversary tour this November, the first time they’ve set foot in Australia since 1990

Known as the kings of excess, the band’s Read more

OSLOW & HANNAHBAND

OSLOW & HANNAHBAND

FRI 11 NOV @ 8PM

Oslow and HANNAHBAND are touring the east coast together after many years of playing and attending each other’s shows. Read more

SALSA PALLADIUM Mambo Convention

SALSA PALLADIUM Mambo Convention

FRI 11 - MON 14 NOV

It’s here! The inaugural SALSA PALLADIUM + MAMBO CONVETION

Expanding on the hugely successful ‘Salsa Palladium’ from earlier in the year with attendees demanding more. Read more

GARRY GRAY & THE SIXTH CIRCLE

GARRY GRAY & THE SIXTH CIRCLE

Supported by LEADFINGER // CHICKENSTONES

FRI 18 NOV @ 8PM

One of Australian rock roll’s few truly dangerous frontmen, Garry Gray (ex-Sacred Cowboys), is making a rare Sydne Read more

LEFTFIELD (DJ SET)

LEFTFIELD (DJ SET)

FRI 18 NOV @ 9PM

Leftfield, one of dance music’s most influential artists of all-time, will be embarking on a DJ tour this November. Read more

Sworn Enemy

Sworn Enemy

Supported by Daemon Pyre // Staunch // Straight To A Tomb // Absolution

SAT 19 NOV @ 7PM

Legendary Hardcore / Metal band Sworn Enemy are touring for the very first time on Australian soil!!!

It’s been a ve Read more

KBH - RUSSIAN COMEDY NIGHT

KBH - RUSSIAN COMEDY NIGHT

SAT 19 NOV @ 7PM

Клуб Весёлых и Находчивых снова открывает двери! Команды борятся за титул высшей лиги КВН в Австралии.

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THE TROGGS (UK)

THE TROGGS (UK)

THU 24 NOV @ 8PM

THE TROGGS are widely known to have inspired the age of garage and punk rock including The Ramones, Iggy Pop and The Buzzcocks

THE TROGGS first entered the Australian charts in 1966 with ‘Wild Th Read more

EZEKIEL OX

EZEKIEL OX

FRI 25 NOV @ 8:00PM

Ezekiel Ox is one of Australia’s most prolific and outspoken career multidisciplinary artists.

“…force o Read more

BELL X1 (IRE)

BELL X1 (IRE)

SAT 3 DEC @ 8PM

After an impressive nation wide Australian tour in 2014, Irish rockers Bell X1 return for 3 special shows this December in support of their impressive new album ‘Arms’

Known for th Read more

ANGEL OLSEN (USA)

ANGEL OLSEN (USA)

Supported by Jack Ladder

TUES 6 DEC @ 8PM

Angel Olsen is returning to Australia with an extensive national tour including appearances at Fairgrounds Festival, and Meredith Music Festival.

Anyone reckless enough to have Read more

ANTI-FLAG

ANTI-FLAG

Supported by Scott Reynolds

THU 8 DEC @ 7PM

US punk rock activists, Anti-Flag, are returning to Australia this December and will be bringing with them a world first!

2016 marks the 10th Anniversary of their landmark For Blood And Empire alb Read more

JOSH PYKE & BOB EVANS

JOSH PYKE & BOB EVANS

FRI 9 DEC @ 8PM

Beloved Aussie troubadours Josh Pyke and Bob Evans have announced a massive national co-headline tour, Another Evening with Josh Pyke and Bob Evans. Read more

SALMONELLA DUB

SALMONELLA DUB

Supported by The Mighty Asterix + Rayah 45

SAT 10 DEC @ 8PM

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DZ DEATHRAYS

DZ DEATHRAYS

Supported by Ecca Vandal + Rackett

THU 15 DEC @ 7:30PM

Fresh off the back of performing two electric sets at BIGSOUND 2016, DZ Deathrays present ‘Pollyanna’, the inf Read more

PETULANT FRENZY PLAY ZAPPA

PETULANT FRENZY PLAY ZAPPA

Supported by Nighttime // Child

FRI 16 DEC @ 8PM

Sydney’s oldest living 10-piece Frank Zappa tribute ensemble return to their brand-new spiritual home with a vat full of freshly brewed, still-warm Frank ditties to pour into your upturned ea Read more

PARQUET COURTS (USA)

PARQUET COURTS (USA)

WED 4 JAN @ 7:30PM

Parquet Courts return fresh off the release of their critically acclaimed new record, Human Performance and recent television performances on Conan and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

The Brookl Read more

FOREVER ENDS HERE

FOREVER ENDS HERE

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

  • THURSDAY JAN 19 – ALL AGES // FRIDAY JAN 20 – 1 Read more

  • HANDS LIKE HOUSES

    HANDS LIKE HOUSES

    FRI 3 FEB @ 8PM

    Canberra’s most famous alt rock exports Hands Like Houses have kept the momentum rolling with the announcement the 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

    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

    THE APPICE BROTHERS - DRUM CLINIC

    THE APPICE BROTHERS - DRUM CLINIC

    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 @ 8PM

    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

    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 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

    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

    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