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BEST OF THE FEST

BEST OF THE FEST

THU 27 APR - SUN 21 MAY

Handpicked from the Sydney Comedy Festival, Best of the Fest brings you the ultimate sneak peek of the Festival’s biggest Read more

CARLO RITCHIE - Cooking for No One

CARLO RITCHIE - Cooking for No One

THU 27 - SAT 29 MAY @ 7PM
SUN 30 MAT @ 6PM

Giant Dwarf Presents:

Stories, true and unembellished, mostly about idiocy, sometimes about ‘romance’. Read more

THE KAGOOLS - Tutti

THE KAGOOLS - Tutti

THU 27 - SAT 29 APR @ 7PM
SUN 30 APR @ 6PM

Multi-award-winning UK physical comedy duo, The Kagools, make their Sydney debut with their new show Tutti. Read more

GILLIAN COSGRIFF - To The Moon and Back

GILLIAN COSGRIFF - To The Moon and Back

THU 27 - SAT 30 APRIL @ 7PM
SUN 31 APRIL @ 6PM

Please note: This show has cancelled due to illness. Read more

DEANNE SMITH (CAN) - Post-Joke Era

DEANNE SMITH (CAN) - Post-Joke Era

THU 27 - SAT 29 APR @ 8:15PM
SUN 30 APR @ 7:15PM

The comedy you need when the world is a joke. Read more

PAJAMA MEN - Pterodactyl Nights

PAJAMA MEN - Pterodactyl Nights

FROM 24 APR - 21 MAY

Festival favourites, the Pajama Men, return to Sydney/Perth with their award winning Pterodactyl Nights. Read more

DAVID QUIRK - Cowboy Mouth

DAVID QUIRK - Cowboy Mouth

THU 27 - SATY 29 APR @ 8:15PM
SUN 30 APR @ 7:15PM

Four different ladies in four different parts of the world had four different dreams about DQ and wrote four different 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
SUN 7 MAY @ 7:15PM

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

FRI 28 - 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

PETER & BAMBI HEAVEN - The Magic Inside

PETER & BAMBI HEAVEN - The Magic Inside

THU 27 APR - SAT 29 APR @ 9:30PM
SUN 30 APR @ 8:30PM
WED 3 - SAT 6 MAY 9:30PM
SUN 7 MAY @ 8:30PM

Strap in and prepare yourself because magic is going to happen people. Read more

DEFINE HAPPY - Sexy Crime Drama

DEFINE HAPPY - Sexy Crime Drama

SAT 29 APR @ 5:45PM
SUN 30 APR @ 4:45PM

Define Happy, a sketch comedy troupe fresh from their 2016 Sydney Fringe debut, is comprised of Christopher Attrill, Read more

SYDNEY UNI WOMEN'S REVUE - The Last Cabaret on Earth ENCORE SHOW

SYDNEY UNI WOMEN'S REVUE - The Last Cabaret on Earth ENCORE SHOW

SAT 29 APRIL @ 5:45PM
SUN 30 APRIL @ 4:45PM

In 2016, The Last Cabaret on Earth completely sold out at the Seymour centre 3 weeks before opening night! Read more

FRIDA DEGUISE - AKA Wogan

FRIDA DEGUISE - AKA Wogan

SAT 29 APRIL @ 7PM
SUN 30 APRIL @ 6PM

It’s not easy being a mother of four, Lebanese and Muslim and totally a Wog Bogan (aka “WOGAN”). Read more

JAMES COLLEY - Dirt By Sea

JAMES COLLEY - Dirt By Sea

FRI 28 - SAT 29 APR @ 8:15PM
SUN 30 APR @ 7:15PM

What happens when the lucky country can't win a round of two up?

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JOSIPA DRAISMA - Menagerie

JOSIPA DRAISMA - Menagerie

SAT 29 APR @ 9:30PM
SUN 30 APR @ 8:30PM

Hot off the heels from her 2017 Melbourne Comedy Festival tour, award winning performer Josipa Draisma is debuting her la Read more

PETER GLEESON & MASLOW - Frazzled

PETER GLEESON & MASLOW - Frazzled

SAT 29 APR @ 9:30PM
SUN 30 APR @ 8:30PM

Pete and Maz, comedy buddies since the turn of the century are putting on a show.

After doing Raw Comedy back in 2000 Read more

THE GOLDEN GOOSE AWARDS

THE GOLDEN GOOSE AWARDS

SUN 30 APR @ 4:30PM

The Golden Goose Award is a riotous improvised comedy showdown Read more

HEATH FRANKLIN'S CHOPPER - All Killer

HEATH FRANKLIN'S CHOPPER - All Killer

SUN 30 APR @ 7PM

Chopper’s been saying funny shit for over decade, and what’s he got to show for it? Read more

THE STEVENSON EXPERIENCE - Identical As Anything

THE STEVENSON EXPERIENCE - Identical As Anything

MON 1 MAY @ 9:30PM

Two-time Perth FringeWorld BEST COMEDY Nominees: 2015, 2016

Seen on Channel 10, ABC, Comedy Channel. Read more

YIANNI AGISILAOU - The Un-Pinchable Pink Pen

YIANNI AGISILAOU - The Un-Pinchable Pink Pen

WED 3 MAY - SAT 6 MAY @ 7PM
SUN 7 MAY @ 6PM

Staggered after a friend told him she purposely buys pink pens as it stops men in her office stealing them, Yianni explor Read more

SARAH GAUL - Comedienne

SARAH GAUL - Comedienne

WED 3 + FRI 5 MAY @ 7:00PM

5 years ago, Sarah Gaul opened the morning paper to read her first ever gig review, in which she was labelled a ‘Comedien Read more

DAN RATH - Where's Rathy

DAN RATH - Where's Rathy

WED 3 + FRI 5 MAY @ 7PM

Where's Rathy? Here he is! Bankruptcy is tough. Read more

POST-ITS

POST-ITS

WED 3 + FRI 5 MAY @ 7PM

The post it note: quite possibly the greatest piece of office stationery since the multi-coloured biro. Read more

JEEVES VERMA - The Fault In Our Sitars

JEEVES VERMA - The Fault In Our Sitars

WED 3 - SAT 6 MAY @ 8:15PM
SUN 7 MAY @ 7:15PM

Jeeves’ shows are a snapshot of his life.

His first show, He’s Just Not That India, was about coming out to his Read more

NIKKI BRITTON - Romanticide

NIKKI BRITTON - Romanticide

WED 3 - SAT 6 MAY @ 8:15PM
SUN 7 MAY @ 7:15PM

Once upon a time there was a young woman who fell madly in love with a prince and they lived happily ever after.

Read more

FREUDIAN NIP - Hollywood Calling

FREUDIAN NIP - Hollywood Calling

WED 3 + FRI 5 MAY @ 8:15 PM

Please note: This show is unfortunately cancelled due to a scheduling conflict. All ticket holders will receive 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

ANDREW HASTINGS + REECE PIPER - Mortal Komedy 2

ANDREW HASTINGS + REECE PIPER - Mortal Komedy 2

WED 3 + FRI 5 MAY @ 9:30PM

In 2014, Andrew Hastings and Reece Piper battled it out for stand up supremacy in ‘Mortal Komedy’. Read more

DANIEL MUGGLETON - Let's Never Hang Out

DANIEL MUGGLETON - Let's Never Hang Out

WED 3 - SAT 6 MAY @ 9:30PM
SUN 7 MAY @ 8:30PM

Hometown hero/underground king Daniel Muggleton had a big year in 2016. Read more

YO MAMA BATTLE!

YO MAMA BATTLE!

WED 3 + FRI 5 MAY @ 9:30PM

In its 9th year,  world wide sell out smash hit returns! ‘Yo Mama Battle!’ Bigger than ever!

Read more

CAMERON DUGGAN - Unfounded Confidence

CAMERON DUGGAN - Unfounded Confidence

THU 4 - SAT 6 MAY @ 7PM
SUN 7 MAY @ 6PM

Cameron Duggan is a self confessed idiot/top bloke, and has plenty of Unfounded Confidence.

There is no conceivable re Read more

JACKIE LOEB - Forty-Five

JACKIE LOEB - Forty-Five

THU 04 MAY - SUN 07 MAY @ 7:00PM

Winner of the 2016 MO Award for Best Comedy Act Jackie Loeb stars in Forty-five

Read more

SEIZURE KAISER - Kill yourself

SEIZURE KAISER - Kill yourself

THU 4 + SAT 6 MAY @ 7PM
SUN 7 MAY @ 6PM

You can't handle this show…

Read more

FIONA O'LOUGHLIN - A Few of My Favourite Things

FIONA O'LOUGHLIN - A Few of My Favourite Things

THU 4 + FRI 5 MAY @ 7:30PM
SAT 6 MAY @ 5:30PM

Fiona is Australia’s true Queen of Comedy and is bringing her best to The Sydney Comedy Festival. 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

DANIEL TOWNES - Watch Your Mouth

DANIEL TOWNES - Watch Your Mouth

THU 4 + 5 MAY @ 9:30PM
SUN 7 MAY @ 8:30PM

Daniel Townes returns with a new show about political correctness, and how people get Read more

MIKE GOLDSTEIN (USA) - Sassy

MIKE GOLDSTEIN (USA) - Sassy

THU 4 + SAT 6 MAY @ 9:30PM
SUN 7 MAY @ 8:30PM

America's Mike Goldstein has done it all. Read more

JEZ WATTS - The Nasty Show

JEZ WATTS - The Nasty Show

FRI 5 + 12 MAY @ 10:45PM
SAT 6 + 13 MAY @ 10:45PM

Offensive is the new black. Read more

GARDEN ST BOYS - Make a Movie

GARDEN ST BOYS - Make a Movie

SAT 6 MAY @ 5:45PM
SUN 7 MAY @ 4:45PM

Join the Garden St Boys as they improvise an entire movie from beginning to end, based on your suggestions!

Watch one Read more

LOU POLLARD - Kid's in the Kitchen

LOU POLLARD - Kid's in the Kitchen

SAT 6 MAY @ 5:45PM
SUN 7 MAY @ 4:45PM

Lou Pollard's kids play #foodpawn at school, swapping the inedible contents of their lunchboxes for their unsuspec Read more

ALAN TSIBULYA - Suburban Boy

ALAN TSIBULYA - Suburban Boy

SAT 6 MAY @ 5:45PM
SUN 7 MAY @ 4:45PM

SOLD OUT

THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT.

Join our Waitlist Read more

BABY BOY BOLOGNESE - eSports Dog

BABY BOY BOLOGNESE - eSports Dog

WED 3 MAY @ 8:15PM
SAT 6 MAY @ 5:45PM

Comedy group Baby Boy Bolognese remembers the day the Earth stood still in 1997 when in ‘Air Bud’, a dog played basket Read more

JOE LYCETT (UK) - That's The Way Aha Aha, Joe Lycett

JOE LYCETT (UK) - That's The Way Aha Aha, Joe Lycett

SAT 6 MAY @ 7:30PM SOLD OUT
SUN 7 MAY @ 6:30PM Selling fast!

SAT 6 MAYSOLD OUT Read more

SANSPANTS RADIO - Plumbing Palooza

SANSPANTS RADIO - Plumbing Palooza

SAT 6 MAY @ 9:30PM
SUN 7 MAY @ 8:30PM

Ever wondered how the Hutt’s came to power? Or how Mario kept organising all those kart races? Read more

BOB DEACON - This Ain't No Packet of Fads

BOB DEACON - This Ain't No Packet of Fads

WED 10 MAY @ 7PM
FRI 12 MAY @ 7PM

Come and check out Bob’s hour of comedy, live songs and dance that will have more variety than a $2 bag of lollies from y Read more

JEN CARNOVALE - Mess

JEN CARNOVALE - Mess

WED 10 + FRI 12 MAY @ 7PM

Jen Carnovale brings you Mess, a stand up show filled with stories, strange voices and perfectly rolled yoga mats.

Read more

STEVE LYNCH (USA) - U.S. of Eh?!?

STEVE LYNCH (USA) - U.S. of Eh?!?

WED 10 + FRI 12 MAY @ 7PM

Ok, yes, so the same country that has come up with pretty much all of the world’s cool stuff chose Donald Trump as its Pr Read more

NURSE GEORGIE CARROLL - Gauze & Affect

NURSE GEORGIE CARROLL - Gauze & Affect

WED 10 - SAT 13 MAY @ 7PM
SUN 14 MAY @ 6PM

Georgie Carroll – A razor sharp Brit who is utterly comfortable both on a stage and in her own skin – st Read more

BART FREEBAIRN - Maximum Delicious

BART FREEBAIRN - Maximum Delicious

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

This stand-up comedy show by Bart Freebairn is about something we can all sink our teeth into –food! Read more

TOM WALKER - Bee Boo

TOM WALKER - Bee Boo

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

Performer, writer, improviser and clown – Tom Walker IS the most exciting new face on the comedy circuit having Read more

CLINTON HAINES - A Comedy in 3 Acts

CLINTON HAINES - A Comedy in 3 Acts

WED 10 + FRI 12 MAY @ 8:15PM

Clinton Haines was the 2016 RAW Comedy Runner-Up and this year he’s back and still pretty cool!

It’s a late weird come 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

SAM KISSAJUKIAN - Only Alcohol Past This Point

SAM KISSAJUKIAN - Only Alcohol Past This Point

WED 10 - SAT 13 MAY @ 9:30PM
SUN 14 MAY @ 8:30PM

Nominated for Best Comedy at Fringe World 2016 & selling out all 23 shows at Edinburgh Fringe, Sam (NSW) has been crushin Read more

MARTY BRIGHT - Silly Billy!

MARTY BRIGHT - Silly Billy!

WED 10 - SAT 13 MAY @ 9:30PM
SUN 14 MAY @ 8:30PM

Marty Bright is a tie dye wearing, globe wandering, silly billy.

Join him for an hour as he picks apart the world arou Read more

CONFETTI GUN

CONFETTI GUN

WED 10 + FRI 12 MAY @ 9:30PM

Confetti Gun is fresh, fierce and ready to explode. Read more

NEAL PORTENZA - P.O.R.T.E.N.Z.A.

NEAL PORTENZA - P.O.R.T.E.N.Z.A.

WED 10 - SAT 13 MAY @ 9:30PM
SUN 14 MAY 8:30PM

Winner (People’s Champion) Amused Moose Comedy Award, 2016 Edinburgh Fringe.

Winner Best Comedy Melbourne Fringe 201 Read more

RAY BADRAN & JOHN CRUCKSHANK - Dos Leyendas

RAY BADRAN & JOHN CRUCKSHANK - Dos Leyendas

WED 10 - FRI 12 MAY @ 9:30PM
SUN 14 MAY 8:30PM

Añadir 1 cucharadita de sal kosher y 2 cucharaditas de vinagre blanco y llevar a fuego lento a fuego medio. Read more

LILY STARR - You're Welcome

LILY STARR - You're Welcome

THU 11 MAY + SAT 13 MAY @ 7PM
SUN 14 MAY @ 6PM

Red hair. Pasty skin. And more lesbian than a Birkenstock. Read more

MITCH GARLING - Reluctance to Adult

MITCH GARLING - Reluctance to Adult

THU 11 + SAT 12 MAY @ 7PM
SUN 14 MAY @ 6PM

Fresh from taking this show to Perth Fringe World, Mitch brings his solo show <em style=“line-height: 1.5; borde Read more

BRIDIE CONNELL (NZ) - Player

BRIDIE CONNELL (NZ) - Player

THU 11 MAY + SAT 13 MAY @ 7PM
SUN 14 MAY @ 6PM

Bridie Connell (Whose Line Is It Anyway, MotherFather, National Theatresports Champion) is a total player.*

Join her a 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

GEORGE DIMARELOS - Self Sabotage

GEORGE DIMARELOS - Self Sabotage

THU 11 + SAT 13 MAY @ 8:15PM
SUN 14 MAY @ 7:15PM

Have you ever made a mistake that you instantly regretted? 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

NATH VALVO - Not In This House

NATH VALVO - Not In This House

THU 11 + SAT 13 MAY @ 9:30PM
SUN 14 MAY @ 8:30PM

Bored parents, scary sex, weird chest hair, swallowing prawn crackers, hating friends who are buying houses, lying to his Read more

POST-HASTE PLAYERS - Romeo & Juliet Improvised

POST-HASTE PLAYERS - Romeo & Juliet Improvised

SAT 13 MAY @ 5:45PM
SUN 14 MAY @ 4:45PM

That’s right, Shakespeare’s classic story, It’s romantic, dramatic, and a bit gory. Each night it’ll be remade anew, W Read more

JETCINTA - We Remember 2006

JETCINTA - We Remember 2006

SAT 13 MAY @ 5:45PM

2006 was a year of pain, anguish and adolescent confusion. Read more

THE FUNNIEST COMEDIANS YOU'VE NEVER HEARD OF

THE FUNNIEST COMEDIANS YOU'VE NEVER HEARD OF

SAT 13 MAY @ 5:45PM
SUN 14 MAY @ 4:45PM

Not trendy… not politically correct… definitely not hipsters.

Just funny as hell. Read more

DJ DOUGGPOUND (USA)

DJ DOUGGPOUND (USA)

SAT 13 MAY @ 10:45PM

Irreverent, quirky kook DJ Douggpound was last out here when he toured with Tim & Eric. Read more

JAMIE KIRK, TOM SANDERSON & ALEX WHITE - Two Men and a Baby

JAMIE KIRK, TOM SANDERSON & ALEX WHITE - Two Men and a Baby

WED 17 + FRI 19 MAY @ 7PM

Jamie Kirk and Alex White are two good friends and Sydney comedians who’ve had their life turned upside down when a small Read more

THAO THANH CAO - Appropriately Inappropriate

THAO THANH CAO - Appropriately Inappropriate

WED 17 + FRI 19 MAY @ 7PM

Thao originally wanted to be an Actress but was disheartened because she didn’t see many Asians on TV, the only time she Read more

KATE COATES - Blerp

KATE COATES - Blerp

WED 17 MAY @ 7PM
FRI 19 MAY @ 7PM

Kate Coates has created a beautiful pile of comedy and invites you to lay in it like the precious, graceful flower that y Read more

TOMMY DEAN (USA) - Uber Dad

TOMMY DEAN (USA) - Uber Dad

WED 17 & FRI 19 @ 7PM

This show has cancelled due to unforeseeable circumstances. All ticket holders will receive a full refund from the p Read more

MICHAEL WORKMAN - Nothing You Do Means Anything

MICHAEL WORKMAN - Nothing You Do Means Anything

WED 17 - SAT 20 MAY @ 8:15PM
SUN 21 MAY @7:15PM

A very earnest disaster

Michael Workman has been getting jaded and weird. This is a show about that. And bees. Read more

TOM CASHMAN - Good

TOM CASHMAN - Good

WED 17 - SAT 20 MAY @ 8:15PM
SUN 21 MAY @ 7:15PM

Sydney's own Tom Cashman is debuting his show 'Good' a Read more

GUY MONTGOMERY - Let's All Get In a Room Together

GUY MONTGOMERY - Let's All Get In a Room Together

WED 17 - SAT 20 MAY @ 8:15PM
SUN 21 MAY 7:15PM

Guy Montgomery (co-host of the Worst Idea of All Time) comes to Sydney, ‘the #1 most populous city in Australia’ (Wikipedia Read more

IAN BAGG (CAN) - Un-rehearsed

IAN BAGG (CAN) - Un-rehearsed

WED 17 - SAT 20 MAY @ 8:15PM
SUN 21 MAY @ 7:15PM

Award winning Canadian Ian Bagg comes to The Sydney Comedy Festival for the very first time!

Read more

JACQUES BARRETT - Is Particularly Good At This

JACQUES BARRETT - Is Particularly Good At This

WED 17 - SAT 20 MAY @ 9:30PM
SUN 21 MAY @ 8:30PM

One man’s journey into the pitfalls of tall-poppy syndrome. One great man, and his truly amazing show. Read more

JOSH WADE - Me, Myself & Cunny

JOSH WADE - Me, Myself & Cunny

WED 17 - SAT 20 MAY @ 9:30PM
SUN 21 MAY @ 8:30PM

In this audio visual spectacular, comedian Josh Wade explores his relationship with the many masks and characters develop Read more

MATTY B - A Blunt Instrument

MATTY B - A Blunt Instrument

WED 17 + FRI 19 MAY @ 9:30PM

Matty B is back with a brand new hour of stand-up comedy exploring aging, relationships and potential parenthood (ai Read more

LUKE JOSEPH RYAN - Merry Christmas ISIS

LUKE JOSEPH RYAN - Merry Christmas ISIS

WED 17 + FRI 19 MAY @ 9:30PM

Luke Joseph Ryan is a tall, funny man. Read more

RODNEY TODD - Poor Rodney

RODNEY TODD - Poor Rodney

THU 18 + SUN 20 MAY @ 7PM
SUN 21 MAY @ 6PM

Rodney Todd brings his new show Poor Rodney to the stage. Read more

JARED JEKYLL - Young, Dumb & Full of Pun

JARED JEKYLL - Young, Dumb & Full of Pun

THU 18 & SAT 20 MAY @ 7PM
SUN 21 MAY @ 6PM

In this new show, Sydney favourite Jared Jekyll has concocted a comedy brew like no other! Read more

DUSTY RICH - And the Voices (SA)

DUSTY RICH - And the Voices (SA)

THU 15 + SAT 20 MAY @ 7PM
SUN 21 MAY @ 6PM

After touring as support act with Trevor Noah, for 4 years, this award-winning South African comedic force has come to Read more

VIR DAS (IND) - Live

VIR DAS (IND) - Live

THU 18 - SAT 20 MAY @ 7:30PM
SUN 21 MAY @ 6:30PM

Bollywood megastar Vir Das has been storming the globe – he already has over half a million tickets under his belt and this Read more

RHYS NICHOLSON - I'm Fine

RHYS NICHOLSON - I'm Fine

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

2016 BEST SHOW NOMINEEMELBOURNE INT. COMEDY FEST

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

NICK SUN - You Don't Have to Be Anything

NICK SUN - You Don't Have to Be Anything

THU 18 + SAT 20 MAY @ 9:30PM
SUN 21 MAY @ 8:30PM

This show is unfortunately cancelled due to a scheduling conflict. Read more

PENNY GREENHALGH - Pony Greenhorse

PENNY GREENHALGH - Pony Greenhorse

THU 18 + SAT 20 MAY @ 9:30PM
SUN 21 MAY @ 8:30PM

Hello and welcome to Pony Greenhorse, the show by Penny Greenh Read more

CAMERON JAMES - '88

CAMERON JAMES - '88

THU 18 MAY & SAT 20 MAY 9:30PM
SUN 21 MAY 8:30PM

Stand-up comedian and podcast weirdo, Cameron James is doing his debut comedy hour at Sydney Comedy Festival this May. Read more

IMPROVISASIAN - Wok & LOL

IMPROVISASIAN - Wok & LOL

SAT 20 MAY @ 5:45PM
SUN 21 MAY @ 4:45PM

Made by Asians Making Fun of Asians

AZNs REPRESENT! From the sell out show in the Sydney Comedy Fringe 2016, returns Read more

JOHN KNOWLES STORYTILLER - I Can Top That!

JOHN KNOWLES STORYTILLER - I Can Top That!

SAT 20 MAY @ 5:45PM
SUN 21 MAY @ 4:45PM

It's back! Competitive comic true-storytelling without a net!

Read more

SONGTOURAGE - Dumb Song Night

SONGTOURAGE - Dumb Song Night

SAT 5 MAY @ 5:45PM

Five guys. More than five songs. One night to recall with fondness.

Read more

5 SERVINGS OF HAM - Tangara

5 SERVINGS OF HAM - Tangara

SAT 20 MAY @ 7PM
SUN 21 MAY @ 6PM

Welcome to the town of Patterson’s Ridge just north of Clancy’s shaft, Now the town is divided, a new train line is going Read more

CASH SAVAGE AND THE LAST DRINKS

CASH SAVAGE AND THE LAST DRINKS

FRI 26 MAY @ 8PM

2017 has already been a big year for Cash Savage and the Last Drinks with a sell out show at Sydney Festival, mighty double bill Read more

NORTHEAST PARTY HOUSE

NORTHEAST PARTY HOUSE

Supported by Mosquito Coast

FRI 26 MAY @ 8PM

‘CALYPSO BEACH TOUR’

The good times never seem to end for Northeast Party House. Read more

RADICAL FACE (USA)

RADICAL FACE (USA)

Supported by + Kyle Lionhart

SAT 27 MAY @ 7:30PM

Florida-born multi-instrumentalist RADICAL FACE (a.k.a. Read more

TRUE VIBENATION

TRUE VIBENATION

Supported by Project Collective Ska // Krystel Diola

SAT 27 MAY @ 8PM

True Vibenation bring their blend of earth shattering bass, big brass, African rhythms and hip-hop back for a special hom Read more

SNIPERIVAL

SNIPERIVAL

Supported by Ivan Drago + Disband + Colytons

SAT 27 MAY @ 8PM

At Sniperival’s last gig, they played til the lights came on and the power was cut at the Sando (RIP). Read more

BOBBI'S POLE STUDIO - Amateur Night

BOBBI'S POLE STUDIO - Amateur Night

SUN 28 MAY @ 6PM

Get ready for a night of Bobbi’s Pole Studio talent for their annual Amateur Night! Read more

AN EVENING WITH SUN KIL MOON (USA)

AN EVENING WITH SUN KIL MOON (USA)

TUE 30 MAY @ 8:30PM

Singer-songwriter Mark Kozolek’s inspired and enduring SUN KIL MOON will be making his way to Australia this May. 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 2 JUN @ 7:30pm

Laugh Masters Academy is pleased to present the “NIGHT SHIFT” Improv & Sketch Comedy Show – usually on the first Friday Read more

THE HIDEAWAYS

THE HIDEAWAYS

Supported by Tinderry + Mumbofish

FRI 2 JUN @ 8PM

It’s been a big 2017 so far for young Sydney lads The Hideaways, following sold out shows at Brighton Up Bar and Record Crate as w Read more

ONE LOVE – A tribute to the music of Bob Marley and The Wailers

ONE LOVE – A tribute to the music of Bob Marley and The Wailers

SAT 3 JUN @ 8PM

ONE LOVE – The Music of Bob Marley and The Wailers……..

A truly incredible collective of some of Australia’s finest reggae artists – We proudly present “ONE LOVE” – Featuring the one and o Read more

HARDCORE LOVE FEST - A Fundraiser for Spice

HARDCORE LOVE FEST - A Fundraiser for Spice

SUN 4 JUN @ 3PM

If Hip Hop in Australia has a mother, her name is Sharline “Spice” Bezzina. Spice is one of the country’s most important Hip Hop pioneers. Read more

LMA Term 2 Graduation Shows!

LMA Term 2 Graduation Shows!

FRI 9 JUN @ 7:30PM
SAT 10 JUN @ 4:30PM
SAT 10 JUN @ 7:30PM

Laugh Masters Academy is thrilled to showcase the graduates from Term 2! Read more

XENOCIDAL WARPATH - AVERSIONS CROWN & BORIS THE BLADE

XENOCIDAL WARPATH - AVERSIONS CROWN & BORIS THE BLADE

FRI 9 JUN @ 8PM

2017 just started and is already one to remember.

Like a cataclysmic storm making landfall, the brand new album “Xenocide” Read more

DUSTIN TEBBUTT + LISA MITCHELL

DUSTIN TEBBUTT + LISA MITCHELL

Supported by Alex the Astronaut

SAT 10 JUN @ 8PM

A Distant Call is arguably the best reminder that no matter how far we roam, home is always there. Read more

BELLE HAVEN

BELLE HAVEN

Supported by Ambleside + Deadlights

SAT 10 JUN @ 8PM

Belle Haven is more than just a band. Read more

HEAPS GAY for VIVID FESTIVAL - The Kaleidoscope

HEAPS GAY for VIVID FESTIVAL - The Kaleidoscope

SUN 11 JUN @ 3PM

Heaps Gay and Vivid Festival are back for their third collaboration, The Kaleidoscope, a swirling, hallucinatory journey here at Factory Theatre. Read more

LAUGH MASTERS ACADEMY - House Party

LAUGH MASTERS ACADEMY - House Party

THU 15 JUN @ 7:15PM

The venue has been fire proofed, players have been locked in and the gate is open for the monthly LMA live show, House Pa Read more

LEWIS WATSON (UK)

LEWIS WATSON (UK)

Supported by Winterbourne // Mike Waters

THU 15 JUN @ 7.00 PM

One of UK’s hottest singer/songwriters Lewis Watson is returning to Australian shores this June in support of hi Read more

DYNAMIC HEPNOTICS

DYNAMIC HEPNOTICS

SAT 17 JUN @ 8PM

Back for an historic one night only, the original Dynamic Hepnotics regroup on stage for a genuine soul shakedown party, recalling the halcyon days of the mid 80s and their chart topping nation Read more

HOLY HOLY

HOLY HOLY

Supported by Special Guests

FRI 23 JUN @ 8PM

Fresh from the release of their critically acclaimed second album Paint, arriving at #7 on the ARIA album chart Holy Holy heading out on a national national tour this June. Read more

FLEETWOOD MAC TRIBUTE

FLEETWOOD MAC TRIBUTE

SAT 24 JUN @ 8PM

On Sat June 24th at Factory Floor we celebrate 30 years of Fleetwood Mac’s 14th studio album ‘Tango in the Night’. Read more

ORSOME WELLES

ORSOME WELLES

Supported by Mercury Sky + Sevsons + Genetics

FRI 30 JUN @ 8PM

Melbourne’s heavy experimental creatives Orsome Welles will be releasing their long awaited new EP titled Rise o Read more

ROYAL HEADACHE

ROYAL HEADACHE

Supported by Low Life

FRI 30 JUN @ 8PM

Sydney’s Royal Headache burst into view back in 2011 upon the release of their self-titled album, an adrenaline shot of melodic energy and heart-on-sleeve romanticism that immediately lit up listene Read more

ALL OUR EXES LIVE IN TEXAS

ALL OUR EXES LIVE IN TEXAS

Supported by PORTS (IRL)

SAT 1 JUL @ 8PM

To celebrate the release of their hotly anticipated debut album When We Fall, All Our Exes Live in Texas ar Read more

TRENT BELL

TRENT BELL

SUN 2 JUL @ 7PM

After the success of his promo tour for the debut sin Read more

TOUCHE AMORE (USA)

TOUCHE AMORE (USA)

Supported by Turnover (USA)

FRI 7 JUL @ 6:30PM

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THE WEDDING PRESENT (UK)

THE WEDDING PRESENT (UK)

Supported by + Special Guests

TUE 11 JUL @ 8PM

Legendary British post-punk/indie band The Wedding Present return to Australia on the back of their ninth studio album ‘Going, Going…’

Having formed in Leeds in 1985 around the love Read more

JAPANDROIDS (CAN)

JAPANDROIDS (CAN)

FRI 14 JUL @ 8PM

ON SALE SOON. Join Presale and stay tuned for further information.

Announcing the return of Japandroids for a nat Read more

DEAD BY APRIL (SWE)

DEAD BY APRIL (SWE)

SAT 15 JUL @ 8PM

ON SALE SOON Join the Waitlist.

Dead By April blend musical extremes to an unheard and unprecedented level. Read more

 THE TELEPHONE & LA CADUTA DECEMVIRI

THE TELEPHONE & LA CADUTA DECEMVIRI

WED 19 - SAT 22 JUL @ 7PM

The event will incorporate two operas, each Read more

JULIEN BAKER (USA)

JULIEN BAKER (USA)

THU 20 JUL @ 8PM

Julien returns to Australian shores this July to play the mega Sold Out Splendour In The Grass festival and a special run of shows that will bring her to Factory Theatre this July. Read more

DEF FX

DEF FX

Supported by My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult

SAT 22 JUL @ 7:30PM

DEF FX, Australia’s own electronic surf rock band of the 90s is returning to Australia in 2017 for a national tour. Read more

OH WONDER

OH WONDER

TUE 25 JUL @ 8PM

DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND, 2ND SHOW ADDED!

Monday 24 July at Metro Theatre – SOLD OUT Read more

REAL FRIENDS (USA)

REAL FRIENDS (USA)

Supported by Columbus // Harbours

SAT 29 JUL @ 8PM

Illinois based emo pop punk legends Real Friends have just announced a run of Australian tour dat Read more

FOREDAY RIDERS - 50th Anniversary

FOREDAY RIDERS - 50th Anniversary

SAT 5 AUG @ 7:30PM

On Saturday 5th August 2017, the Foreday Riders will celebrate 50years as an active band at The Factory in Marrickville. Read more

RICHIE KOTZEN (USA)

RICHIE KOTZEN (USA)

FRI 25 AUG @ 7PM

Guitar virtuoso Richie Kotzen burst onto the heavy metal scene as a teenager with a lightning-fast guitar technique. Read more

JAMES NORBERT IVANYI

JAMES NORBERT IVANYI

Supported by Dyssidia

SAT 26 AUG @ 8PM

Sydney’s own instrumental guitar prodigy James Norbert Ivanyi will release his eagerly anticipated 4th EP DENALAVIS on Read more

THE KLEZMATICS (USA) + DAVID KRAKAUER & ANCESTRAL GROOVE (USA)

THE KLEZMATICS (USA) + DAVID KRAKAUER & ANCESTRAL GROOVE (USA)

THU 31 AUG @ 7PM

The Klezmatics are the world-renowned, Grammy-award-winning superstars of klezmer music. Read more

GRAEME OF THRONES (UK)

GRAEME OF THRONES (UK)

MON 4 - SUN 10 SEP

ON SALE NOW

See it before the inevitable law suit!

In this critically acclaimed theatrical journey through the Seven Kingdoms, avid ‘Thrones’ fan Graeme just wants to recreate his fav Read more

AGAINST THE CURRENT (USA)

AGAINST THE CURRENT (USA)

SAT 7 OCT @ 7PM

New York-based three-piece pop rock phenomenon, Against the Current return to Australia for their first headline Read more