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HITS + FRONT END LOADER

HITS + FRONT END LOADER

Supported by Spike Vincent

Fri 1 July @ 8:00pm

It is going to be a big year for Brisbane outfit HITS – Steadfastly a DIY independent band, HITS have been slaying audiences Austr Read more

MARVIN GAYE EXPERIENCE

MARVIN GAYE EXPERIENCE

SAT 2 JUL @ 7:30PM

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, singer/s Read more

WE WILL ROCK YU - Ex-Yu Pop/Rock Night

WE WILL ROCK YU - Ex-Yu Pop/Rock Night

SAT 2 JULY @ 9PM

Sydney’s newest Ex-Yu Pop/Rock night “We Will Rock YU!” kicks off at the notorious Factory Floor this July 2016.

Ex-Yu music sh Read more

ONE DAY SUNDAYS

ONE DAY SUNDAYS

Supported by Joyride + Adit + Lupi + Jayteehazard + Radge + Ziggy + Flex Mami

SUN 3 JUL @ 1PM

ONE DAY SUNDAYS is ripping up 2016 and as we reach the mid-point of the year, you better believe we ain’t slowing down yet

What has now become a monthly staple in many cities across Australia, ON Read more

BE'LAKOR

BE'LAKOR

Supported by Darker Half + Anno Domini + Rise of Avernus

FRI 8 JULY @ 8PM

Having recently graced the stages of the European festival circuit – and fresh from signing to powerhouse label Napalm Records – BE’LAKOR is set to tour Australia this July/August. Read more

THE BENNIES

THE BENNIES

Supported by Clowns + Axe Girl + Rackett

SAT 9 JUL @ 7:30PM

The Bennies recently wrapped up their Wisdom Machine Australian tour in Maroochydore on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Read more

JACK THE STRIPPER

JACK THE STRIPPER

Supported by Daemon Pyre + Witch Fight + Gvrlls

SAT 9 JULY @ 8PM

Melbourne’s Jack The Stripper will be touring Australia over June and July in support of their new single & video Nibiru, taken Read more

SHIHAD

SHIHAD

Supported by Grenadiers + The Vanns

FRI 15 JUL @ 8PM

Shihad return to Australian stages this July for the first time since their FVEY tour in 2014, joined by Adelaide punk rock trio – Grenadiers

In 1996 Shihad released what many consider to be thei Read more

LEADFINGER

LEADFINGER

Supported by Powerline Sneakers + Rangers of The Universe

FRI 15 JUL @ 8PM

After almost a decade of playing their own style of rock’n’roll, Wollongong/Sydney based Leadfinger launch their 5th album at Read more

MARK LANEGAN BAND (USA)

MARK LANEGAN BAND (USA)

SAT 23 JUL @ 8PM

Mark Lanegan, the former frontman of iconic US 90’s band Screaming Trees, has redefined the blues with his signature combination of growling baritone vocals and electro, new romantic swagger

“L Read more

CHEEZ TV LIVE

CHEEZ TV LIVE

FRI 29 JUL @ 7PM

Get ready to party like it’s 1999

From 1995 to 2004 Cheez TV was a morning ritual for kids and teens alike. Read more

SALSA PALLADIUM

SALSA PALLADIUM

SAT 30 JULY @ 7:30PM

The biggest bi-annual salsa event in Australia brought to you by House of Mambo.

Salsa & Bachata classes!! Two rooms, six hours of social dancing! Read more

I EXIST

I EXIST

Supported by Sumeru + Gvrlls + Beerwolf

SAT 30 JUL @ 8PM

Canberra’s favorite sons, I Exist, are back in Sydney this July for their first headline show in almost 12 months. Read more

JAGGED LITTLE SINGALONG

JAGGED LITTLE SINGALONG

FRI 5 & SAT 6 AUG @ 9:30PM

After selling out at The Sydney Comedy Festival, Jagged Little Singalong is back in all its 90s glory. Read more

PETER GARRETT & THE ALTER EGOS

PETER GARRETT & THE ALTER EGOS

Supported by Abbe May

THU 11 AUG @ 8PM

SOLD OUT

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT

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

Tickets purchased from a third party may be fraudulent and you will not Read more

THE RHYTHM SHAKERS (US)

THE RHYTHM SHAKERS (US)

Supported by Pat Capocci

THU 11 AUG @ 8PM

The Rhythm Shakers from Los Angeles, California have all the viciousness and savagery of a hardnosed 1950s rock’n’roll band fr Read more

TRACE BUNDY

TRACE BUNDY

FRI 12 AUG @ 7pm

Internationally-acclaimed guitar virtuoso Trace Bundy (USA) must be seen, not just heard. Read more

BREWTALITY feat. The Celibate Rifles + Toe To Toe

BREWTALITY feat. The Celibate Rifles + Toe To Toe

Supported by Darker Half + Heaven The Axe + Southeast Desert Metal + Colossvs + Hostile Objects + Hobo Magic + The Devil Rides Out + more

SAT 13 AUG @ 2PM

The annual Brewtality Festival will head to Sydney in August for the first time, promising to be the biggest one ever

The 2015 Read more

VINTAGE & CUSTOM DRUM EXPO

VINTAGE & CUSTOM DRUM EXPO

SUN 14 AUG @ 10AM - 5PM

The 2nd annual Vintage & Custom Drum Expo is coming to the Factory Theatre for one day only on Sunday 14th August 2016. Read more

ED KUEPPER - With Mark Dawson

ED KUEPPER - With Mark Dawson

THU 18 AUG @ 8PM

Ed Kuepper returns with part 2 of his Lost Cities album tour, performing solo and in duo mode.

The duo shows see Kuepper reunite with his old sparing partner Mark Dawson – a collaborator most notab Read more

LABYRINTH MASQUERADE BALL 2016

LABYRINTH MASQUERADE BALL 2016

SAT 20 AUG @ 7:30PM

A masquerade ball inspired by the acclaimed 1986 film “Labyrinth”. Read more

ALEX & EVE: THE COMPLETE STORY

ALEX & EVE: THE COMPLETE STORY

THU 25 - SAT 27 AUG @ 8PM,
SUN 28 AUG @ 5PM

The phenomenon that is Alex & Eve continues with Alex & Eve: The Complete Story. For those who came to learn about Alex & Eve late, Alex Lykos wrote Alex & Eve: The Complete story. Read more

KING OF THE NORTH

KING OF THE NORTH

FRI 26 AUG @ 7PM

After extensively touring their critically acclaimed debut ‘Sound The Underground’ throughout 14 countries in the last 2 years Read more

CUTE IS WHAT WE AIM FOR

CUTE IS WHAT WE AIM FOR

SAT 27 AUG @ 8PM (18+)
SUN 28 AUG @ 5PM (ALL AGES)

The power-pop recording group Cute Is What We Aim For has revealed an exclusive tour itinerary for late 2016, including the first- Read more

MISS BURLESQUE NSW

MISS BURLESQUE NSW

FRI 2 SEP @ 7:30PM

Ready… Set… TEASE!

The feathers are set to fly in Australia’s largest burlesque competition – with performers from all around the country competing for the title of Miss Burlesque Australia! Read more

SYDNEY UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL 2016

SYDNEY UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL 2016

THU 15 - SUN 18 SEP

Early bird festival passes on sale now!

Sydney Underground Film Festival is Australia’s most adventurous film festival.

Celebrating the best in indie, transgressive, provocative, qualit Read more

THE SMITHS TRIBUTE

THE SMITHS TRIBUTE

Supported by Steve Kilbey (The Church), Dividers + Hannahband + The Maladies + Jamie Hutchings + Peter Fenton (CROW), Dispossessed + more

SAT 24 SEP @ 7:30PM

We’re set for a huge 30 year celebration of The Smiths iconic album ‘The Queen Is Dead’, which was released in 1986. Read more

BLACK MOUNTAIN (CAN)

BLACK MOUNTAIN (CAN)

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

LEVELLERS (UK)

LEVELLERS (UK)

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

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

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

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

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

LIVERPOOL FC Q&A with Robbie Fowler

LIVERPOOL FC Q&A with Robbie Fowler

SAT 12 NOV
VENUE UPGRADE

THIS EVENT HAS UPGRADED TO THE METRO THEATRE

Date and time have not changed. 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 they will be jumping back in the van and hitting the highways of our great land Read more