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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

ONE DAY SUNDAYS

ONE DAY SUNDAYS

Supported by Joyride + Adit + Klasik + Jayteehazard + Mowgli May + Tikelz + Honey DJs

SUN 7 AUG @ 1PM

ONE DAY SUNDAYS is cruising past the mid-point of 2016 and is back in August to show you why it should be a permanent fixture in your calendar

Each and every month, we deliver you some of Sydney’ Read more

PETER GARRETT & THE ALTER EGOS

PETER GARRETT & THE ALTER EGOS

Supported by Abbe May

THU 11 AUG @ 7PM

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

MEDICINE VOICE

MEDICINE VOICE

FRI 12 AUG @ 8PM

‘All journeys have secret destinations of the which the traveler is unaware’ Martin Buber

I and Thou is first LP from Sar Fried Read more

BREWTALITY feat. The Celibate Rifles + Fireballs

BREWTALITY feat. The Celibate Rifles + Fireballs

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

MISS POLE DANCE NSW

MISS POLE DANCE NSW

SAT 13 AUG @ 7PM

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

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

ZERRIN

ZERRIN

Supported by Okin Osan + Pilot Hergé

FRI 19 AUG @ 7PM

Striking new vocal artist Zerrin will launch her new EP at the Factory Floor this August

Zerrin will debut her original new mus Read more

HEATH FRANKLIN'S CHOPPER - Republic of Anzakistan

HEATH FRANKLIN'S CHOPPER - Republic of Anzakistan

FRI 19 AUG @ 7:30PM & 9:30PM

SECOND SHOW ADDED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND!!

Australia, it’s time. 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

THE KILL DEVIL HILLS

THE KILL DEVIL HILLS

SAT 20 AUG @ 8PM

The Kill Devil Hills once more surmount the tyranny of distance, that lonely stretch the Triffids wrote about, today announcing Read more

ALEX & EVE: THE COMPLETE STORY

ALEX & EVE: THE COMPLETE STORY

25 - 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

SYDNEY FRINGE COMEDY

SYDNEY FRINGE COMEDY

30 AUG - 30 SEP

A MONTH OF THE BEST NEW COMEDY

The producers of the Sydney Comedy Festival will present the sixth annual Sydney Fringe Comedy program from Tuesday 30th August to Friday 30th September 2016. 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

DIESEL

DIESEL

SAT 3 SEP @ 8PM

Americana – It’s music that draws from America’s roots, from country, folk, bluegrass, R&B, the blues – But to Diesel, Americana is the very core of his being. 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 + The Maladies + Mr Blonde + 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

GARY MOORE REMEMBERED

GARY MOORE REMEMBERED

Supported by Kevin Borich + Mal Eastick + Phil Emmanuel + Dave Leslie + Peter Northcote + Steve Edmonds + Randall Waller + more

THU 6 OCT @ 7:30PM

Gary Moore Remembered is a concert event paying tribute to the incredible guitar and songwriting talents of guitarist Gary Moore

Hailing from Northern Ireland in Belfast Gary Moore’s emphatic raw g 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

POLE EVOLUTION - Unbound

POLE EVOLUTION - Unbound

SAT 8 OCT @ 8PM

Pole Evolution returns in 2016 with its latest work ‘UNBOUND’

Featuring an incredible line up of Australian Pole Stars and emerging talent, UNBOUND will intrigue, move and entertain you as the 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

HAYES CARLL (USA)

HAYES CARLL (USA)

SUN 16 OCT @ 7PM

Hayes Carll is at the forefront of a generation of American singer/songwriters – A Texas native, his style of roots-oriented songwriting has been noted for its plain-spoken poetry and sarcastic humour Read more

THE AMY WINEHOUSE SHOW: BACK TO BLACK

THE AMY WINEHOUSE SHOW: BACK TO BLACK

FRI 21 OCT @ 8:30PM

Hot off a sell-out show at this year’s Adelaide Fringe Festival, Thornbury Theatre and the East Coast, The Amy Winehouse Show – Back to Black returns for their biggest set of shows yet

The show Read more

CAMERON JAMES

CAMERON JAMES

SAT 22 OCT @ 7PM

This show is taking place at The Terminal.

Hey, baby. Read more

OZAN GÜNÇE - Bu neyin kafası?

OZAN GÜNÇE - Bu neyin kafası?

SAT 22 OCT @ 8:15PM

Turkish Comedy in Australia is at last here

From how couples can’t decide if their newborn’s name should be Turkish or English to the soap and marriage programs you watch on Turkish TV to even 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

CITIZEN (USA)

CITIZEN (USA)

THU 10 NOV @ 7:30PM

Slowly growing and changing since they first met as midwestern high-schoolers in 2009, CITIZEN have emerged today as one of underground alternative rock’s most promising bands

CITIZEN will be ret 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

THE TROGGS (UK)

THE TROGGS (UK)

THU 24 NOV @ 8PM

THE TROGGS are widely known to have inspired the age of garage and punk rock including The Ramones, Iggy Pop and The Buzzcocks

THE TROGGS first entered the Australian charts in 1966 with ‘Wild Th 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 the Read more

ELLIOTT SMITH TRIBUTE - Either/Or 20 Year Anniversary

ELLIOTT SMITH TRIBUTE - Either/Or 20 Year Anniversary

Supported by Caitlin Harnett + Hannahband + Wasters + Rachel Maria Cox + Sam Shinazzi + Black River Bell + Fabels + Royal Chant

SAT 11 FEB @ 7:30PM

In February 1997 Elliott Smith released his 3rd album Either/Or which became one of his most popular and iconic albums

Sadly he passed away in 2003, but he is remembered and admired continually thr 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