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OH / VILLAIN

OH / VILLAIN

Supported by Hails from Infinity + Snake Eyes + Aura Animi + Guardian

SAT 19 AUG @ 7PM

Oh/Villain began their careers on an impressive high, having already played some of their biggest shows in the earliest p Read more

HEMINA

HEMINA

Supported by Toehider + Sevsons + Carmeria

SAT 19 AUG @ 8PM

In anticipation of their European tours in September/October 2017, Hemina and Toehider have joined forces with Sevsons and Carme Read more

TEX, DON & CHARLIE

TEX, DON & CHARLIE

Supported by The Ahern Brothers

TUE 22 - THU 24 AUG @ 8PM

SOLD OUT

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ART SINGING SHOWCASE

ART SINGING SHOWCASE

THU 24 AUG @ 7PM

A night of moving vocal performances by Sydn Read more

SARAH McLEOD - Sydney Guitar Festival

SARAH McLEOD - Sydney Guitar Festival

Supported by Matt Boylan-Smith

THU 24 AUG @ 8PM

As the lead singer/guitarist and primary songwriter for 3x ARIA Award winning rock band The Superjesus, Sarah McLeod’s successfu Read more

RICHIE KOTZEN (USA)

RICHIE KOTZEN (USA)

Supported by Claude Hay + Virginia Lillye (Acoustic)

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

THUNDER FOX

THUNDER FOX

Supported by Mar Haze + Kiyanosh & The Syndicate

FRI 25 AUG @ 8PM

Thunder Fox is an eclectic sexual explosion of psychedelic funky goodness. Read more

DEE MINOR & THE DISCHORDS

DEE MINOR & THE DISCHORDS

Supported by Arrowhead + Nothing Like You

FRI 25 AUG @ 8PM

Sydneys famous Psycho Pub Rock legends DEE MINOR and THE DISCHORDS are UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL this time at Marrickville Th Read more

SLIDE EVOLUTION - Jeff Lang, Dom Turner + Fiona Boyes

SLIDE EVOLUTION - Jeff Lang, Dom Turner + Fiona Boyes

SAT 26 AUG @ 7:30PM

Jeff Lang | Dom Turner | The Fiona Boyes Band

Sydney Guitar Festival 2017 proudly presents an evening of Blues inspired Read more

JAMES NORBERT IVANYI

JAMES NORBERT IVANYI

Supported by Dyssidia + Genetics + Adaptors

SAT 26 AUG @ 8PM

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

SYDNEY FRINGE COMEDY

SYDNEY FRINGE COMEDY

29 AUG to 1 OCT

ALL NEW COMEDY, BACKTOBACK, ALL MONTH LONG

Sydney Fringe Comedy returns for it’s seventh year in 2017!

Running from Tuesday 29 August – Sunday 1 October, the 2017 Festival features 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

TITUS O'REILY - Insufficient Intent

TITUS O'REILY - Insufficient Intent

FRI 1 SEP @ 7:30PM

Titus O’Reily’s unique take on sport has been hailed by some of the most respected figures in sport as ‘awful’, ‘childish’ and ‘barely comprehensible’.

Known as ‘the voice of Australia’s Read more

GRAEME OF THRONES (UK)

GRAEME OF THRONES (UK)

THU 7 - SAT 9 SEP

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 favourite fantasy Read more

SYDNEY UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL 2017

SYDNEY UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL 2017

THU 14 - SUN 17 SEP

Sydney Underground Film Festival is Australia’s most adventurous film festival.

Celebrating the best in indie, transgressive, provocative, quality oddball and cutting-edge cinema, SUFF celebrates Read more

SALMON FOR BREAKFAST: Kim Salmon on Story, Song & Sketch

SALMON FOR BREAKFAST: Kim Salmon on Story, Song & Sketch

WED 20 SEP @ 8PM

Kim Salmon (Beasts of Bourbon, Scientists, The Surrealists). Art School drop-out, seminal punk rocker, living legend. Read more

HEADSTOCK - The Ultimate 60's Guitar Extravaganza

HEADSTOCK - The Ultimate 60's Guitar Extravaganza

THU 21 SEP @ 7:30PM

“HEADSTOCK” THE ULTIMATE 60’S GUITAR EXTRAVAGANZA is an explosive night of guitar shredding madness showcasing the decade that produced some of the most innovative and respected guitar players o Read more

STARTLING THE FEARFUL: A Night Of Tool

STARTLING THE FEARFUL: A Night Of Tool

Supported by Third Eye

FRI 22 SEP @ 8PM

TOOL tribute act, “THIRD EYE’‘ from Melbourne, Australia have been praised for not only the musical likeness of TOOL, but also for their incredible re-creation of TOOL’s live show.

The band incorpo Read more

KID KENOBI presented by BIG FISH LITTLE FISH

KID KENOBI presented by BIG FISH LITTLE FISH

Supported by Lauren Neko

SUN 24 SEP @ 2PM

Family fun for the post-rave generation of parents. Read more

JAMES VINCENT MCMORROW (IRL)

JAMES VINCENT MCMORROW (IRL)

WED 27 & THU 28 SEP @ 8PM

FIRST SHOW SOLD OUT, SECOND SHOWTHU 28 SEP ANNOUNCED AND ON SALE NOW

Having only just played to rapturous audiences across the country at the start of this year, James Vincent McMorro Read more

HAKEN (UK)

HAKEN (UK)

Supported by Ivanyi + Sevsons

SAT 30 SEP @ 8PM

Space-age progressive virtuosos present works from their masterful new album plus selections from 10 years of their groundbreaking best.

“Haken is the best thing to happen to progressive metal in Read more

TIKI SAFARI

TIKI SAFARI

Supported by Rufino and the Coconuts + Martin Cilia + Hellcat III + much more!

SUN 1 OCT @ 1PM

Put the lime in the coconut and get set to cruise the Tiki-est line-up this side of the South Pacific as The Factory goes troppo for a day, with a celebration of Tiki culture. Read more

HYPNAGOGISM

HYPNAGOGISM

WED 4 - SAT 14 OCT @ 6:30PM

Presented by Frankie and Balter Theatre Co

Directed by Kyle Rowling

“Only at drama school”

Thi Read more

DECLAN O'ROURKE (IRE)

DECLAN O'ROURKE (IRE)

Supported by Martha Marlow

THU 5 OCT @ 7:30PM

This extraordinary spinner of song weaves his soulful melodies through half-remembered moments and dreams long-treasured. 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

6 OCT, 3 NOV, 1 DEC @ 7:30pm

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

CALIGULA'S HORSE

CALIGULA'S HORSE

Supported by I Built The Sky & Mercury Sky

FRI 6 OCT @ 8PM

Caligula’s Horse, a band at the forefront of Australia’s progressive rock scene, will hit the road for a national tour in October in support of their new album In Contact.

Hailing Read more

YOUNG LIONS

YOUNG LIONS

FRI 6 OCT @ 8:30PM

Having already teased the taste buds with ‘Burn The Money’, ‘Destroy Me’ and third single ‘Freedom’, Brisbane rocker 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

FLAMING WRECKAGE

FLAMING WRECKAGE

Supported by Requiem + Aver + Burden Man

SAT 7 OCT @ 7:30PM

G’day Sydney. Read more

VINTAGE AND CUSTOM DRUM EXPO

VINTAGE AND CUSTOM DRUM EXPO

SUN 8 OCT @ 10AM

The 3rd Annual Vintage & Custom Drum Expo is coming to the Factory Theatre for one day only on Sunday 8 October 2017. Read more

NAPALM DEATH (UK)

NAPALM DEATH (UK)

Supported by Brujeria (MEX) + Lock Up (UK) + Black Rheno

WED 11 OCT @ 7PM

Extreme times demand extreme responses. Australian and New Zealand metal fans, you are about to be vehemently seized by the throat! Read more

A TRIBUTE TO CHRIS CORNELL

A TRIBUTE TO CHRIS CORNELL

FRI 13 OCT @ 8PM

A Tribute to the Music of Chris Cornell – Proudly supporting beyondblue

Please join some of Sydney’s finest musicians Read more

THE AUSTRALIAN BURLESQUE FESTIVAL - Noir Exotique

THE AUSTRALIAN BURLESQUE FESTIVAL - Noir Exotique

Supported by Local and International Artists

FRI 13 OCT @ 8PM

The Australian Burlesque Festival – Noir Exotique!

Directed and curated by burlesque star and icon Dolores Daiquiri

Think you know what burlesque is? Well think again! Read more

JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE (USA)

JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE (USA)

Supported by Joshua Hedley & the Sadies

TUE 17 OCT @ 7:30PM

Since launching his recording career a decade ago, Justin Townes Earle has established a reputation as a singular leading light in the Americana music community. Read more

SON VOLT

SON VOLT

Supported by Jason Walker + Fallon Cush

WED 18 OCT @ 7PM

‘There are only two kinds of songs,’ Townes Van Zandt said, well before he died. Read more

LAUGH MASTERS ACADEMY - House Party

LAUGH MASTERS ACADEMY - House Party

19 OCT, 16 NOV @ 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

LAMBCHOP (USA)

LAMBCHOP (USA)

THU 19 OCT @ 7:30PM

Chameleonic Nashville icons Lambchop might have earned their stripes in the 90s alt-country movement but the subsequent two decades have proven the band’s soul is that of a nomad, passing throu Read more

JIM LAWRIE + ROBERT MUINOS

JIM LAWRIE + ROBERT MUINOS

Supported by Mark Harding

FRI 20 OCT @ 8PM

After releasing his stunning album Eons in 2015, Jim Lawrie – Melbourne’s finest purveyor of heartbroken folk-ro Read more

KIM CHURCHILL

KIM CHURCHILL

FRI 20 OCT @ 8PM

To coincide with the release of new album Weight_Falls, Australian songsmith Kim Churchill has announced an Australian tour this October.

Churchill spent 18 months working on the fol Read more

DOWNTOWN FOLK FESTIVAL

DOWNTOWN FOLK FESTIVAL

Supported by Hollow Coves + Garrett Kato + Harry Hookey + many more

SAT 21 OCT @ 6PM

Twelve artists. Two stages. One special evening of singer songwriters. Read more

CHRIS D'ELIA

CHRIS D'ELIA

WED 25 - FRI 27 OCT FROM 7:30PM

FRIDAY SHOW SOLD OUTRemaining shows selling fast!

Chris D’Elia has appeared on Comedy Central’s Workaholics, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and Comedy Central Presents, Read more

BERNARD FANNING

BERNARD FANNING

Supported by Sahara Beck

SAT 28 OCT - THU 2 NOV

FIRST TWO SOLD OUT, THIRD AND FINAL ON SALE NOW

With the imminent release of Brutal Dawn, companion album to 2016’s Civil Dusk, Bernard Fanning and The Black Fins are again Read more

RICK DANGEROUS AND THE SILKIE BANTAMS

RICK DANGEROUS AND THE SILKIE BANTAMS

FRI 3 NOV @ 8PM

Following on from the highly successful “Thrust Fury” crusade in early 2017, the right honourable Rick Dangerous and hi Read more

HOLLOW WORLD

HOLLOW WORLD

Supported by Claret Ash + Greytomb + Somnium Nox + Blade of Horus

SAT 4 NOV @ 8PM

Canberra’s, progressive black metal band Claret Ash return to the stage to showcase songs from their upcoming third Read more

MIKE MASSÉ (USA)

MIKE MASSÉ (USA)

Supported by Jeff Hall

WED 8 NOV @ 8PM

Mike Massé is an internationally acclaimed acoustic artist, known for his epic performances of classic rock covers. Read more

MELVINS (USA)

MELVINS (USA)

Supported by Redd Kross (USA)

THU 9 NOV @ 7:30PM

Announcing the return of the one and only Melvins to Australia this November, touring their first ever double album A Walk With Love and Death. Read more

BUSHMAN (JAM)

BUSHMAN (JAM)

FRI 10 NOV @ 7PM

This year the world will be blessed with Bushman’s long awaited album ‘Conquering Lion’, Bushman produced this album, working with Jamaica’s A list musicians like Earl ‘Chinna’ Smith, Ian Read more

ENRICO RENNELLA (ITA/CAN) - I'm Not Just An Italian

ENRICO RENNELLA (ITA/CAN) - I'm Not Just An Italian

FRI 10 NOV @ 7PM

Enrico is a talented comedian from Italy. His style is unique, effervescent and down-right hilarious. Read more

SUPERSUCKERS (USA)

SUPERSUCKERS (USA)

FRI 10 NOV @ 8PM

Donning cowboy hats and kicking out a gleefully trashy brand of throttling, rockabilly-flavoured garage punk, the legendary Supe Read more

THE STEMS

THE STEMS

Supported by Rocket Science

FRI NOV 17 @ 7PM

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the release of their classic debut album ‘At First Sight Violets are Blue’, one of Perth’s most popular and iconic bands, The Stems, are set to return to the Read more

THE SCIENTISTS

THE SCIENTISTS

SAT 18 NOV @ 8PM

The Scientists existed from 1978 to 1987 – Originally from Perth they moved to Sydney then to London and spent equal time in each perfecting their specific brand of sonic terrorism.

Feared and reve Read more

MISS MAY I (USA)

MISS MAY I (USA)

Supported by Sylar + Special guests

THU 23 NOV @ 6:30PM

Brace yourselves, local long hairs, as US metal mainstays, Miss May I, are teaming up with newcomers Sylar this November for what is set to be one of the best heavy tours of 2017.

A staple of the g Read more

THE AINTS - Play the Saints '73-'78

THE AINTS - Play the Saints '73-'78

FRI 24 NOV @ 8PM

SOLD OUT

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THE SNOWDROPPERS

THE SNOWDROPPERS

Supported by Gay Paris + That Red Head + The Good Evenings

SAT 25 NOV @ 8PM

SOLD OUT

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BABY ANIMALS

BABY ANIMALS

Supported by Special Guests

FRI 1 DEC @ 8PM

Lead singer Suze DeMarchi started singing in local Perth pub bands at the age of 17. As Suze admits – “after the first couple of gigs, I knew that there was nothing else I would rather do. Read more

FAT NICK (USA)

FAT NICK (USA)

Supported by Junor + Carmouflage Rose

SAT 2 DEC @ 7:30PM

In recent years, hip hop the world over has seen a renaissance, artists from across the globe have been leading the charge Read more

DEAN LEWIS

DEAN LEWIS

Supported by Samsaruh + Jack Gray

FRI 8 DEC @ 7:30PM

Dean Lewis announces his ‘Lose My Mind’ National Tour presented by Triple J. Read more

BIG COUNTRY (SCO)

BIG COUNTRY (SCO)

FRi 16 MAR @ 8PM

80s Celtic rockers BIG COUNTRY make a triumphant return to Perform ‘The Crossing’ Plus a Special Encore of Greatest Hits!

“a concert full of passion, warmth and love for the music“ – Scenestr Read more