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THEATRESPORTS CRANSTON CUP

THEATRESPORTS CRANSTON CUP

12, 19, 26 OCT & 2, 9, 19 NOV @ 5PM

Since 1985, the funniest comedians, actors, improvisers, writers and performers, have thrown away their scripts and stepped up the to the edge of the comedy cliff… and jumped off!… freefalling wit Read more

STEP BACK IN TIME

STEP BACK IN TIME

Supported by the children of Australia Street Infants School

WED 22 OCT @ 6:30PM

125 YEARS YOUNG – This year Australia Street celebrates its Quincentenary and we’ve been looking at how school and life has changed over the last 125 years

From the 1800’s to present day we’ve take Read more

EVIL ELVIS (Can)

EVIL ELVIS (Can)

Supported by The Chickenstones + The Hybernators + Johnny Devilseed

FRI 24 OCT @ 7PM

Canada’s deranged and acclaimed Evil Elvis is back for the fifth time! Read more

THE BLURST OF TIMES Feat. DZ Deathrays + Hard-Ons + Velociraptor + more

THE BLURST OF TIMES Feat. DZ Deathrays + Hard-Ons + Velociraptor + more

Supported by The Creases + Jeremy Neale + Bob Log III + Blank Realm + Die! Die! Die! + Step-Panther + Bloods + TV Colours + more

SAT 25 OCT @ 1PM

After debuting in 2013 with bang, The Blurst Of Times is back for 2014, not only with the already announced Brisbane event, but also with the exciting news that the festival will travel south to make Read more

DECLAN KELLY presents DIESEL n'DUB

DECLAN KELLY presents DIESEL n'DUB

Supported by King Tide

FRI 31 OCT @ 8PM

Declan Kelly and his massive dub-reggae juggernaut refashion the iconic protest hits of Midnight Oil into dub reggae anthems, performed live on stage by some of Australia’s most powerful voices incl Read more

HARRY HOWARD & THE NDE

HARRY HOWARD & THE NDE

Supported by The Holy Soul + The Nice Folk

FRI 31 OCT @ 8PM

Whilst on tour with POP CRIMES: The Songs of Rowland S Howard, Harry Howard takes time out to reunite with his own band, Harry How Read more

YIANNIS PLOUTARXOS

YIANNIS PLOUTARXOS

SAT 1 NOV

Yiannis Ploutarxos, the popular Greek singer and songwriter, is returning to Australia this November with a special one night only performance at Sydney’s Factory Theatre

He is considered one of Read more

THE RUMJACKS

THE RUMJACKS

Supported by Handsome Young Strangers

SAT 1 NOV @ 7PM

Born of a desire to make music in general and Celtic-flavoured punk in particular, The Rumjacks are an entity rather askew, cast a Read more

THE TIGER & ME + BEARDED GYPSY BAND

THE TIGER & ME + BEARDED GYPSY BAND

Supported by Vanessa Caspersz

FRI 7 NOV @ 7:30PM

Melbourne indie/pop quintet The Tiger & Me join forces with Adelaide’s gypsy-jazz prodigies Bearded Gypsy Band for a double-head Read more

PAUL DEMPSEY

PAUL DEMPSEY

FRI 7 NOV @ 8PM

Paul Dempsey has been busy – He’s spent the majority of 2014 traveling the country with Something For Kate celebrating their 20th anniversary with a massive sold-out national tour, a film, a book an Read more

YEAR OF THE PIG: China Pig Records' 1st Birthday Party

YEAR OF THE PIG: China Pig Records' 1st Birthday Party

Supported by Loose Pills + Buddy Glass + The Nature Strip + Reverend Jemima + machinemachine + Lobsterman + Caroline No + MIlkk

SAT 8 NOV @ 5:30PM

Come join China Pig Records celebrate their first birthday as the Pig family unite for a hectic and eclectic line up of rock, pop Read more

SALSA PALLADIUM

SALSA PALLADIUM

SAT 8 NOV @ 7:20PM

Reinventing the days of the BIG dance halls – 6 Hours of social dancing on 2 large dance floors, live Salsa band ‘Malo Malo’ and performances galore in an amazing theatre setting

Get your dance sho Read more

THE MALADIES

THE MALADIES

Supported by The Holy Soul + The Exile Co

THU 13 NOV @ 7PM

Former staple of Sydney’s music scene, The Maladies are returning to the stage with an entirely new set after an almost two year Read more

ACCEPT (Germany)

ACCEPT (Germany)

Supported by Darker Half + Temtris

FRI 14 NOV @ 8:00PM

Classic heavy metal was shaped essentially by three highly influential bands: Judas Priest, Iron Maiden and ACCEPT. Read more

COLOSSVS + LO!

COLOSSVS + LO!

Supported by Legions + Vile Ways

FRI 14 NOV @ 8PM

We fail to feel the shackles that enchain us, even as they rend our flesh to bone. Read more

TANGLED THOUGHTS OF LEAVING + KERRETTA + HAZARDS OF SWIMMING NAKED

TANGLED THOUGHTS OF LEAVING + KERRETTA + HAZARDS OF SWIMMING NAKED

Supported by Serious Beak

SAT 15 NOV @ 7:30PM

Post-rock fans are in for a treat this November, with Perth heavyweights TANGLED THOUGHTS OF LEAVING announcing a triple co-headli Read more

IT'S WAR - A new play by Alex Lykos

IT'S WAR - A new play by Alex Lykos

FRI 21 - SUN 23 NOV @ 7:30PM

ENCORE SHOWS ADDED DUE TO OVERWHELMING DEMAND – ON SALE NOW

Bulldog Theatre Company is back with a new play ‘It Read more

THE STIFFYS

THE STIFFYS

FRI 21 NOV @ 8PM

Melbourne two-piece The Stiffys will tour the country in November to launch Kick Another Flip, the first track from their upcoming Read more

CAMPERDOWN SUNSHINE KIDS: Pure Imagination

CAMPERDOWN SUNSHINE KIDS: Pure Imagination

SAT 22 NOV @ 10AM

Sunshine Kids End of Year Concert for 2014. Come with us on a journey of Pure Imagination. Read more

BROKEN DOLL (Japan)

BROKEN DOLL (Japan)

SAT 22 NOV @ 7PM

Known for their energetic performances and flamboyant Harajuku-style fashion, Tokyo four-piece Broken Doll are a 1980s-inspired Ja Read more

THE SCREAMING JETS

THE SCREAMING JETS

SAT 22 NOV @ 8:00PM

The upcoming national tour for The Screaming Jets is going to be something very special, for fans and the band alike. Read more

THE SMITH STREET BAND

THE SMITH STREET BAND

Supported by The Front Bottoms (USA) + Apologies, I Have None (UK)

MON 24 NOV @ 7:00PM

Melbourne’s The Smith Street Band have announced they’ll hit the road this November to support their upcoming third full le Read more

MICK FLANNERY & JOHN SPILLANE (Ire)

MICK FLANNERY & JOHN SPILLANE (Ire)

FRI 28 NOV @ 8PM

Two of Cork’s finest singer-songwriters, Mick Flannery & John Spillane hit the road together this November

The pair has previously teamed up for a series of shows taking on the Marquee in Cork and Read more

BROTHERS, ANGELS & DEMONS

BROTHERS, ANGELS & DEMONS

FRI 28 NOV @ 8:30PM

There are few stories in the Australian music industry more interesting and diverse than that of Rick and John Brewster, the found Read more

MISS BURLESQUE AUSTRALIA 2014 - Grand Final

MISS BURLESQUE AUSTRALIA 2014 - Grand Final

Supported by MC Rita Fontaine

SAT 29 NOV @ 7:30PM

Who will be crowned Miss Burlesque Australia 2014?

Who will be crowned Mr. Boylesque 2014?

The feathers will fly, the swarovski’s will sparkle and the props will shock and amaze you! Read more

JERICCO + CIRCLES + GUARDS OF MAY

JERICCO + CIRCLES + GUARDS OF MAY

Supported by Neotokyo

SAT 29 NOV @ 8PM

Three of Australia’s heaviest hitters/up and comers – Jericco, Circles and Guards of May are taking the stage at Factory Floor – 2 Read more

GINGERFEST Feat. The Snowdroppers + 28 Days + more

GINGERFEST Feat. The Snowdroppers + 28 Days + more

Supported by Bagster + Totally Unicorn + Anchors + Born Lion + Clowns + Lincoln Le Fevre + Hightime + Lindsay ‘The Doctor’ McDougall + more

SAT 6 DEC @ 2:30PM

Some of the most exciting punk and rock bands from across the nation have joined forces to form the stellar line-up for the inaugural ‘GINGERFEST’ fundraising event, to be held at Sydney’s Facto Read more

THE DATSUNS

THE DATSUNS

SUN 7 DEC @ 7PM

Seizing the opportunity of being in the same city, Deep Sleep was written and recorded in a blistering fast ten days at Roundhead Read more

CHRONIXX & ZINC FENCE REDEMPTION

CHRONIXX & ZINC FENCE REDEMPTION

FRI 12 DEC @ 8PM

He’s been touted as the next Bob Marley and attributed to sparking a “musical revolution”, now rising Jamaican star Chronixx and his band Zincfence Redemption are bringing their distinctive style of Read more

SYDNEY PSYCH FEST

SYDNEY PSYCH FEST

Supported by Glass SKies + The Dunes + The Dandelion + Sounds Like Sunset + The Grease Arrestor + Spirit Valley + Dead Radio + more

SAT 13 DEC @ 2PM

This 13th December, Sydney Psych Fest returns to Sydney’s inner west to exhibit some of the best Australian psychedelic musicians and artists playing today.

After two sold out dates at the inaugu Read more

THE SKATALITES

THE SKATALITES

FRI 19 DEC @ 8PM

“They played for the mods and the ska-heads. They played for rockers and the raggamuffins. They played for the old and young. Read more

PJ O'BRIEN BAND + ALI PENNEY AND THE MONEY MAKERS + LAURA ZARB

PJ O'BRIEN BAND + ALI PENNEY AND THE MONEY MAKERS + LAURA ZARB

FRI 19 DEC @ 8PM

Award winning Sydney blues artist PJ O’Brien knows how to get a blues party started, Driven by PJ’s fat and funky Chicago, Read more

CHIODOS

CHIODOS

FRI 30 JAN @ 7:00PM

The long wait is over as Michigan’s CHIODOS are returning to our shores this January for their first visit in over 5 year Read more

CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE BAND

CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE BAND

SAT 28 FEB @ 7PM

Harmonica master Charlie Musselwhite’s life reads like a classic blues song: born in Mississippi, raised in Memphis and schooled Read more

THE POP GROUP

THE POP GROUP

Supported by Kim Salmon + Leanne Cowie

FRI 6 MAR @ 8PM

“It’s one of those moments when the cogs of your mind shift and your life is going to irreversibly change forever” Nick Cave on hearing The Pop Group for the first time

Post-punk originals The P Read more

FROM THE JAM (UK)

FROM THE JAM (UK)

SAT 07 MAR @ 8:00PM

From The Jam, featuring former The Jam bassist Bruce Foxton and Russell Hastings, return to Australia in March 2015 for their ‘That’s Entertainment’ tour

The Jam exploded onto the punk scene Read more

TROMBONE SHORTY & ORLEANS AVENUE

TROMBONE SHORTY & ORLEANS AVENUE

WED 1 APR @ 7:30pm

New Orleans based Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue are a hard-edged Funk band that employ Hip-Hop beats, Rock dynamics and improvisation in a Jazz tradition. The band has toured the U.S. Read more