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SONNY & THE SUNSETS (US)

SONNY & THE SUNSETS (US)

Supported by Featuring Tahlia Harbour, Shaun Gionis and Mark Monnone

MON 22 OCT @ 8PM

SONNY & THE SUNSETS are a beautiful west coast thing – Birthed from the sand, the surf, and twilight campfires down in Ocean B Read more

HOMAGE - A Queer Musical Tribute

HOMAGE - A Queer Musical Tribute

WED 24 OCT @ 7:30pm

Join an incredible line up of local LGBTQI+ musicians as we play tribute to our favourite queer artists, performing covers and reinventions of the songs that helped shape our identities and define our Read more

MIC RIGHTEOUS

MIC RIGHTEOUS

FRI 26 OCT @ 7PM

Mic Righteous is set for his debut Australian Tour this October. Titled “The 2nd Home Tour” for good reason with Australia being Mic’s biggest following outside his home country the UK. Read more

PAPA PILKO & THE BIN RATS

PAPA PILKO & THE BIN RATS

Supported by The Van Demons + Kimono Drag Queens

FRI 26 OCT @ 8PM

After releasing their straight up Blues Rock N’ Roll hit ‘Right On Time’ back in April, Papa Pilko And The Binrats have Read more

HALLOWEEN HELL BALL

HALLOWEEN HELL BALL

Supported by Red Sea, From Love to Violence, Vodvile, Bad Absalom, Thraxas

SAT 27 OCT @ 6:30PM

The HALLOWEEN HELLBALL 2018 Let the beast within us awaken this October for the Halloween Hellball! Behold a night of h Read more

PETER MURPHY

PETER MURPHY

SAT 27 OCT @ 8PM

DRW Entertainment is proud to present the return of iconic front man Peter Murphy to Australia for the first time since 2013.

Murphy first made his mark up front of influential UK gr Read more

AWAKEN I AM & PICTURESQUE

AWAKEN I AM & PICTURESQUE

SAT 27 OCT @ 8PM

After a massive 12 months of touring Awaken I Am are excited to be heading out on a co-headline tour with American friends Picture Read more

BIG FISH LITTLE FISH HALLOWEEN

BIG FISH LITTLE FISH HALLOWEEN

SUN 28 OCT @ 2PM

Attention all ghosts, goblins, witches and werewolves – Come and join us if you dare For a frightful, spooky Halloween Read more

GIRLS ROCK! SYDNEY

GIRLS ROCK! SYDNEY

Supported by Sports Bra, The Nah, Good Pash, Part Time

SUN 28 OCT @ 2PM

Girls Rock Sydney Presents

SPORTS BRA The Nah Good Pash Part Time (2018 Girls Rock Camp alumni band!)

GR!S are so excited to announce our second fundraiser gig at The Factory Floor, Sunday Oc Read more

THE ROMANTICS (USA) - CANCELLED

THE ROMANTICS (USA) - CANCELLED

Supported by Pseudo Echo

WED 31 OCT @ 7:30PM

Due to circumstances beyond our control The Romantics 2018 Australian Tour has been cancelled

All tickets will be fully refunded from point of purchase.

We apologise for any inconvenienc Read more

LUCHA FANTASTICA / MEXICAN WRESTLING

LUCHA FANTASTICA / MEXICAN WRESTLING

Supported by Day of the Dead Battle & Festival

FRI 2 NOV @ 7PM

Join us on one of the BIGGEST Mexican celebrations and a night of terrible fun for you and your amigos!

/ / D A Y + O F + T H E + D E A D + B A T T L E / /

Friday 2nd November the dead will rais Read more

DAY OF THE DEAD FESTIVAL

DAY OF THE DEAD FESTIVAL

FRI 2 NOV @ 7PM

1ST RELEASESOLD OUT // 2ND RELEASESOLD OUT // FINAL RELEASE – ON SALE NOW

Celebrate Mexican Day of the Dead with us at The Factory Theatre!

-Please note this event will be very likely sold Read more

DREAM CITIES

DREAM CITIES

Supported by Micra + INQ

FRI 2 NOV @ 8PM

Everybody’s Nobody is the debut record of Australian group Dream Cities, composed of Sydney Hip Hop artist Ello C and the expe Read more

GOLDEN YEARS HALLOWEEN BASH

GOLDEN YEARS HALLOWEEN BASH

SAT 3 NOV @ 8PM

Golden Years has emerged from its winter hibernation for a kick-ass Halloween bash that’ll also help two awesome charities with Read more

SPENCER

SPENCER

Supported by Dream Good + Sóphós

SAT 3 NOV @ 8PM

On the 3rd November, art pop princess Spencer will unveil her much anticipated debut album, Physical Culture. Read more

KYLE LIONHART

KYLE LIONHART

SUN 4 NOV @ 8PM

Over the past 12 months, Byron Bay singer songwriter Kyle Lionhart has been busy writing songs for his long awaited debut a Read more

THE ANIMALS (UK)

THE ANIMALS (UK)

SUN 4 NOV @ 8PM

The Animals return this November bringing with them more than 50 years of iconic rhythm and blues rock Founding member and drummer John Steel will be joined by Mick Gallagher, the bands origina Read more

SINSAENUM

SINSAENUM

THU 8 NOV @ 7PM

Australian metalheads – Prepare yourselves as SINSAENUM have set their eyes on Australia for the very first time – The supergroup featuring Joey Jordison (ex-Slipknot), Frederic Leclercq Read more

THANDO

THANDO

FRI 9 NOV @ 7PM

Zimbabwean born, Melbourne based soul singer Thando has released a sleek new visual accompaniment to her latest single ‘Happy’. Read more

NERDLINGER

NERDLINGER

FRI NOV 9 @ 8PM

Nerdlinger The Great Awake Sweet Gold Idle Threat Dental Plan ( melb)

NERDLINGER are returning to their “Happy Pl Read more

THE AINTS!

THE AINTS!

FRI 9 NOV @ 8PM

Forty years after the release of (I’m) Stranded – one of the great Australian debut albums of all time – Ed Kuepper returns with a brand new band and a brand new contender for the title: The Aints! Read more

SALSA PALLADIUM + MAMBO CONVENTION 2018

SALSA PALLADIUM + MAMBO CONVENTION 2018

10 & 11 NOV @ 10AM

4 nights & 2 days of amazing International & National workshops, Parties, Top D J ’s, Live bands & Performances.

Everyone welcome to enjoy this weekend of dance from complete beginner to advanced Read more

MIKE LOVE

MIKE LOVE

Supported by Declan Kelly

WED 14 NOV @ 7PM

Hawaii’s epic talent Mike Love returns to Sydney after their last sold out show, with percussionist Sam Ites as part of their worldwide ‘The Great Remembering’ tour.

With a foundation rooted Read more

LISTEN UP MUSIC: SONGWRITERS FESTIVAL

LISTEN UP MUSIC: SONGWRITERS FESTIVAL

THU 15 NOV @ 7PM

The Listen Up Music: Songwriter’s Festival aims to uncover the greatest new songwriting talent in Australia. Read more

WRECKLESS ERIC

WRECKLESS ERIC

Supported by Reg Mombassa and Peter O’Doherty + Nic Dalton

THU 15 NOV @ 8PM

Wreckless Eric shuns nostalgia and doesn’t do comebacks for the simple reason that he never went away.

An original Stiff Records artist in 1977 alongside Elvis Costello, Nick Lowe, the Da Read more

R U OK?

R U OK?

Supported by T-WRECKZ + NTER + HUSKII + CEE + SCUM CITY + MITCHOS + other guests

FRI 16 NOV @ 7PM

Cee Entertainment and HRO Productions presents R U OK? Read more

A TINDER MUSICAL

A TINDER MUSICAL

16 - 18 NOV @ 7PM

Swipe left for ‘no’ too often on the infamous dating app and you’re told “There’s no one new around you”. Read more

AMENRA

AMENRA

Supported by YLVA + Lo! + Rise of Avernus

FRI 16 NOV @ 7:30PM

There are not enough words to describe the sheer magnificence of Amenra, a band whose powerful and unorthodox music has created waves in the metal world for almost two decades. Read more

ASH (N.IRE)

ASH (N.IRE)

SAT 17 NOV @ 8PM

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

123 Agency & Young Henrys Present

RACKETT are back with a fresh new single ‘Tried to Quit’. Read more

OSAKA MONAURAIL (JPN)

OSAKA MONAURAIL (JPN)

SUN 18 NOV @ 8PM

With 7 studio albums, 2 live albums and an ever-growing reputation as a must-see live act, Osaka Monaurail, are Japan’s premiere funk orchestra, and, as the late Marva Whitney once descr 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

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

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 powerhouse metal acts are coming together for a night of searing riffs, brutal beats, and roaring screams on Saturda 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

THE TESKEY BROTHERS

THE TESKEY BROTHERS

Supported by Dana Gehrman

FRI 30 NOV @ 8PM

Melbourne’s soul-blues juggernaut The Teskey Brothers really have taken things to the next level in 2018. 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

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

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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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

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

LIME CORDIALE

LIME CORDIALE

22 & 23 DEC @ 7PM

Sydney brothers Lime Cordiale announce their latest string of 20 live dates across metro and regional Australia, including a 3-date stint in their return to New Zealand.

The tour dates are locked, 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

PROGFEST 2019

PROGFEST 2019

SUN 27 JAN @ 1:30PM

PROGFEST 2019

10th Anniversary Edition!

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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

PEOPLE AND PERSONS PRESENTS - HUSKII & LIL SKNOW

PEOPLE AND PERSONS PRESENTS - HUSKII & LIL SKNOW

Supported by Cult Shotta, Elijah Yo, Isaac Puerile & Lil Spacely

SAT 9 FEB @ 7:30PM

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

COCKNEY REJECTS

COCKNEY REJECTS

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

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

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

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