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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. Read more

SYDNEY PSYCH FEST III

SYDNEY PSYCH FEST III

SAT 25 FEB @ 2:30PM

DOORS OPEN 2:30PM

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

DIXIE LONGATE

DIXIE LONGATE

WED 1 MAR @ 7PM

Doors 6PM // Show Commences 7:00PM

Dixie Longate is America’s most famous Tupperware Lady. Read more

DATURA4

DATURA4

FRI 3 MAR @ 7:30PM

Originating in 2009 out of the port city of Fremantle, Western Australia, potentially one of the most isolated cities in the wor 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

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SKA-BQ - MELBOURNE SKA ORCHESTRA

SKA-BQ - MELBOURNE SKA ORCHESTRA

Supported by Project Collective Ska // Black Bird Hum (Ska Set)

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

DONALD TRUMP'S 'THE WALL' - A Pink Floyd Tribute

DONALD TRUMP'S 'THE WALL' - A Pink Floyd Tribute

FRI 10 MAR @ 7:30PM

Donald Trump’s “The Wall”: A Pink Floyd Tribute’ is a satirical re-imagining of Pink Floyd’s masterpiece in the context of Donald Trump’s election, with Trump supplanting Pink as the story’s villain p 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

MISS POLE DANCE DOUBLES CHAMPIONSHIP

MISS POLE DANCE DOUBLES CHAMPIONSHIP

SAT 11 MAR @ 6PM

Miss Pole Dance Doubles is the world’s inaugrual DOUBLES ONLY pole competition!

Miss Pole Dance Doubles 2017 will be held at the Factory Theatre, Sydney Australia on Saturday 11th March 2017. Read more

JACINTERGRATING

JACINTERGRATING

SAT 11 MAR @ 7PM

Jacinta Gregory is a musical comedienne and manic depressive. 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

POST MALONE (USA)

POST MALONE (USA)

WED 15 MAR @ 8PM

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BAZZOOKAS (NLD)

BAZZOOKAS (NLD)

THU 16 MAR @ 7:30PM

Amsterdam ska band Bazzookas explode onto the stage, playing like their lives depended on it. 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

BELLES WILL RING

BELLES WILL RING

Supported by Le Pie // The Wednesday Night

FRI 17 MAR @ 7PM

In 2017, 6 years from their latest release, Belles Will Ring are back with two releases and, in their best format – on stage! 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

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

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

Supported by Laugh Masters Academy

FRI 17 MAR, FRI 7 APR, 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

WASTELAND - A MAD MAXQUERADE

WASTELAND - A MAD MAXQUERADE

SAT 18 MAR @ 7PM
*CANCELLED*

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES

As the world grows darker we look for brighter hopes. We can find them in a world of dust and chrome. 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

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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

EZEKIEL OX

EZEKIEL OX

FRI 24 MAR @ 7PM

After leaving audiences screaming for more in November last year, Ezekiel Ox and his solo rock band are back again to play Sydne Read more

GEORGE DOUKAS

GEORGE DOUKAS

FRI 24 MAR @ 8PM

GREEK FESTIVAL OF SYDNEY

Greek Music with a classic twist – An Evening with George Doukas and a string Quartet is a music recital featuring some of the best string players in Sydney, togethe 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

ZEN HAIRCUTS

ZEN HAIRCUTS

Supported by Doll Holiday // Moaning Lisa // Jacob

SAT 25 MAR @ 8PM

Zen Haircuts – Sydney penguin punk trio.

It’s too hard to place Zen Haircuts into a specific genre of music. Read more

WE WILL ROCK YU

WE WILL ROCK YU

SAT 25 MAR @ 9PM

AUSTRALIA’S EX-YU POP ROCK PARTY IS BACK FOR 2017!

After an incredible first year, we are pleased to welcome back Sydney’s Read more

BALANCE & COMPOSURE (USA)

BALANCE & COMPOSURE (USA)

Supported by Oslow // Introverts

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

CHRIS MASUAK & THE HARBOUR CITY WAVE RIDERS

CHRIS MASUAK & THE HARBOUR CITY WAVE RIDERS

Supported by Spurs for Jesus + Chickenstones

FRI 31 MAR @ 7PM

Chris Masuak’s musical history reads like a muscle car ride through the mean streets of Australia’s rock and roll und Read more

I PREVAIL

I PREVAIL

Supported by Special Guests

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

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HOLLOW WORLD

HOLLOW WORLD

Supported by Daemon Pyre // Zeolite // Flaming Wreckage // Enviktas

SAT 1 APR @ 8PM

Off the back of playing with some of Australia’s best extreme metal artists on the Thrash, Blast Grind Festival (including King Read more

SYDNEY ROCK 'N' ROLL & ALTERNATIVE MARKET SUPPORT CONCERT ft. The Allniters, The Detonators + heaps more

SYDNEY ROCK 'N' ROLL & ALTERNATIVE MARKET SUPPORT CONCERT ft. The Allniters, The Detonators + heaps more

SUN 2 APR @ 2PM

For 6 ½ years, Sydney Rock ‘n’ Roll & Alternative Market has brought Sydney a mini music festival every two months, with a vast selection of amazing and carefully curated stalls and an all-day en Read more

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

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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

A NIGHT WITH ISTANBUL LEGENDS

A NIGHT WITH ISTANBUL LEGENDS

THU 13 APR @ 8PM

We’ve got another amazing night planned in Sydney for Liverpool fans as we bring you FOUR of the legendary Champions League final side all in one night!

Didi Hamann, John Arne Riise, Luis Garcia Read more

ROYALSTON, ETHERWOOD, KEENO - Med School Tour

ROYALSTON, ETHERWOOD, KEENO - Med School Tour

Supported by Pearse Hawkins

THU 13 APR @ 9PM

Following a truly epic twelve months of 10th birthday celebrations across Europe, we’re extremely excited to have the Med School 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

VERA BLUE

VERA BLUE

Supported by Mammals // PLGRMS

THU 20 APR @ 7:30PM

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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

One of progressive metals most unique acts PROTEST THE HERO are returning to Australian shores this April in support of their latest release ‘Pacific Read more

WOMEN OF PASSION - WOMEN OF GREECE

WOMEN OF PASSION - WOMEN OF GREECE

SUN 23 APR @ 6PM

Women of Passion, Women of Greece

 

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ROMESH RANGANATHAN - Irrational

ROMESH RANGANATHAN - Irrational

TUE 25 APR @ 7:30PM

Romesh Ranganathan is heading to Australia for the first time with his current show exploring the rationality of his worl Read more

THE HODGETWINS - No Filter

THE HODGETWINS - No Filter

TUE 25 APR @ 9:15PM

Internet superstars, The Hodgetwins are taking the show on the road and bringing it to Australia!

For years, you hav 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

After sell out seasons, Gillian Cosgriff heads to Sydney with her brand new show! Gillian has concerns about the future. Read more

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

SEATON KAY-SMITH - Welcome To The Moon!

SEATON KAY-SMITH - Welcome To The Moon!

THU 27 & FRI 28 APRIL @ 7PM

In the near future, who could say exactly when, in a bid to escape the now inhospitable earth, humanity has packed up and 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 Dawrf 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

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

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

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

SOPHIE LONG - The Wendigo

SOPHIE LONG - The Wendigo

THU 27 + FRI 28 APR @ 9:30PM

Wen•di•go (wɛ<i style=“line-height: 1.5; border: n 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

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

LISA SKYE - Spiders Wearing Party Hats

LISA SKYE - Spiders Wearing Party Hats

THU 27 + FRI 28 APR @ 9:30PM

This Festival showcases many great comedy shows. Read more

PHILL JUPITUS - Juplicity

PHILL JUPITUS - Juplicity

FRI 28 APR @ 7:30PM

Phill Jupitus is heading to Australia with his new show ‘Juplicity’! 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

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

NINA OYAMA - The Glass System

NINA OYAMA - The Glass System

SAT 29 APR @ 5:45PM

In the year 2030, nothing’s really changed about Australia. Read more

FRIDA DEGUISE - AKA Wogan

FRIDA DEGUISE - AKA Wogan

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

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It’s not easy being a mother of four, Lebanese and Muslim and totally a Wog Bogan (aka “WOGANRead 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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PAPA CJ (IND) - Naked

PAPA CJ (IND) - Naked

SAT 29 APR @ 9:15PM

Last Comic Standing Finalist and Winner of Asia and India’s Best Stand-up Comedian Awards brings you his most ra Read more

PETER GLEESON & MASLOW - Frazzled

PETER GLEESON & MASLOW - Frazzled

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

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

After doing R Read more

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

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

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Chopper’s been saying funny shit in Perth for over decade, and what’s he 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

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

POST-ITS

POST-ITS

WED 3 + FRI 5 MAY @ 7PM

TICKETS ON SALE SOON!

The post it note: quite possibly the greatest piece of office stationery since the multi-coloure 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

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

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

FREUDIAN NIP - Hollywood Calling

FREUDIAN NIP - Hollywood Calling

WED 3 + FRI 5 MAY @ 8:15 PM

Morpheus (Jenna Owen) awakens Neo (Victoria Zerbst) to the real world, a ravaged wasteland where most of humanity ha 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.

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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

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!

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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

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 <em style=“line-height: 1.5; 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…

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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

CAM KNIGHT - The Late Knight Show

CAM KNIGHT - The Late Knight Show

FRI 6 + 12, SAT 7 + 13 MAY @ 10:45PM

The Late Knight Show – a late night talk and variety show.

Anything could happen with a bunch of Australian and Internat Read more

JEZ WATTS - The Nasty Show

JEZ WATTS - The Nasty Show

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

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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

Ever wondered what the socially elite citizens of Sydney really get up to? Well here is your chance to find out! Read more

BABY BOY BOLOGNESE - eSports Dog

BABY BOY BOLOGNESE - eSports Dog

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

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
SUN 7 MAY @ 6:30PM

Joe Lycett, the self-proclaimed ‘absolute lad’, and Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee, comes to Sydney for the ve Read more

SANS PANTS RADIO - Plumbing Palooza

SANS PANTS 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

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.

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NURSE GEORGIE CARROLL - Gauze & Affect

NURSE GEORGIE CARROLL - Gauze & Affect

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

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Georgie Carroll – A razor sharp Brit who is utterly comfortable both on a stage and in 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

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

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

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

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

CONFETTI GUN

CONFETTI GUN

WED 10 + FRI 12 MAY @ 9:30PM

Confetti Gun is fresh, fierce and ready to explode. 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

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

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

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

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

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

Comedian of the world George Dimarelos over & under think everything which leads to screwng himself over & ove 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

RAY BADRAN & JOHN CRUCKSHANK - Dos Leyendas

RAY BADRAN & JOHN CRUCKSHANK - Dos Leyendas

WED 10 - SAT 13 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

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

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

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

Festival favourite Tommy Dean is back with another side-splitting, ruminatory hour of entertainment. 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

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

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

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

LUKE JOSEPH RYAN - Merry Christmas ISIS

LUKE JOSEPH RYAN - Merry Christmas ISIS

WED 17 + FRI 19 MAY @ 9:30PM

TICKETS ON SALE SOON!

Luke Joseph Ryan is a tall, funny man. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

YO TRUMP JUST GOT F**KING ELECTED WHATS THE DEAL WITH THAT???

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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!

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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.

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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

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

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

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

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

LEWIS WATSON (UK)

LEWIS WATSON (UK)

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

TOUCHE AMORE (USA)

TOUCHE AMORE (USA)

Supported by Turnover (USA)

FRI 7 JUL @ 6:30PM

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