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ENMORE COMEDY CLUB

ENMORE COMEDY CLUB

Supported by Killer local comics

EVERY TUE NIGHT FROM
8 JAN @ 8PM

World class comedy is coming to the Inner West every Tuesday night at the Enmore Comedy Club.

Throw back a drink and laugh yourself silly with a rotating line up of some of the greatest comedians f Read more

THE BEAUTIFUL GIRLS

THE BEAUTIFUL GIRLS

FRI 24 JAN @ 8PM

Fans have been asking singer, songwriter and guitarist (actually multi-instrumentalist) Mat McHugh of The Beautiful Girls whether there was any chance of releasing an album on vinyl, and now, to celeb Read more

MICHAEL SHAFAR

MICHAEL SHAFAR

SAT 25 JAN @ 7:30PM

As seen and heard on ABC’s Comedy Bites, SBS TV’s RAW Comedy and Channel 10’s The Project.

One of Australia’s fastest- Read more

TRACES

TRACES

SAT 25 JAN @ 8:00PM

In support of their latest single Can’t Stop Me, Tamworth’s Trio Traces will be heading back out on tour to share their newe Read more

THAT'S SO 2000s FESTIVAL

THAT'S SO 2000s FESTIVAL

VENUE CHANGE

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT HAS MOVED TO HERMANN’s BAR ON SATURDAY, 25 JANUARY. CURRENT TICKETS WILL BE VALID FOR THE NEW DATE AND VENUE. Read more

FESTIVAL PREVIEW CLUB

FESTIVAL PREVIEW CLUB

29 JAN - 27 FEB @ 7PM

Have you ever wondered how a comedian makes an award winning show? Read more

CHOP SUEY & DOWN WITH THE SICKNESS

CHOP SUEY & DOWN WITH THE SICKNESS

THU 30 JAN @ 7PM

Australia! Get ready as two of the UK’s most prestigious tribute acts hit Australian shores for the first time ever! Read more

TAKE MY SOUL

TAKE MY SOUL

Supported by Lycanthrope

SAT 1 FEB @ 8PM

Following the release of their recent single titled The Dreamer, Take My Soul will be taking to the stage at Factory Floor to st Read more

MIXTAPE FOR THE DRIVE

MIXTAPE FOR THE DRIVE

Supported by Scuffs + MackDaddy + Afterthought

SAT 1 FEB @ 8PM

Mixtape For The Drive are a Pop Punk band from Wollongong NSW & they’re ready to blow the roof off The Fusebox on Feb 1 Read more

AIR FORCE

AIR FORCE

SAT 1 FEB @ 8PM

FIRST RELEASE SOLD OUT!

Lucha Fantastica presenta:

- A I R + F O R C E –

Needs us to say more?

The Factory Theatre will be transformed into a Mexican Arena for this Show.

What ca Read more

KIRK FLETCHER BAND (USA)

KIRK FLETCHER BAND (USA)

Supported by Simon Kinny-Lewis

THU 6 FEB @ 8PM

By combining Blues, Soul, Funk, Gospel and Blues Rock, Kirk Fletcher Band embodies the Rhythm & Blues of the new generati Read more

ACES HIGH - THE AUSTRALIAN MAIDEN SHOW

ACES HIGH - THE AUSTRALIAN MAIDEN SHOW

Supported by PurEnvy

FRI 7 FEB @ 7:30PM

There goes the siren…there comes the sound. Aces High is airborne, ready for the coming attack.

It is with great excitement that Aces High presents … Read more

BACKYARD ESPRESSO MARTINI FEST

BACKYARD ESPRESSO MARTINI FEST

SAT FEB 8 @ 1PM

On Saturday 8th Feb Mr Black Spirits is taking over the Factory Floor and courtyard with their Backyard Espresso Martini Fest, a Read more

MR POLE DANCE 2020

MR POLE DANCE 2020

SAT 8 FEB @ 7:00PM

The men have arrived and they are not holding back! An evening of dance, flips, splits and gliz, this competition will blow your mind and leave you breathless. Read more

SH!TFACED SHAKESPEARE

SH!TFACED SHAKESPEARE

12 - 13 FEB @ 8PM

This hilarious, sell-out, award winning, smash-hit show has already sold over half a million tickets worldwide and returns to Sydney to help you enjoy Shakespeare responsibly. Read more

DEADLY FUNNY - SYDNEY HEAT

DEADLY FUNNY - SYDNEY HEAT

FRI 14 FEB @ 7:00PM

Cheeky and loud, black and proud, Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s Deadly Funny returns for another year, headin Read more

CATTLE DECAPITATION

CATTLE DECAPITATION

Supported by Revocation

FRI 14 FEB @ 7:30PM

One of the most devastating, blistering and sonically brutal tours of 2020 will hit Australia in February, when death/grind masters CATTLE DECAPITATION return to pulverise audiences. Read more

THE DREGGS

THE DREGGS

FRI 14 FEB @ 8PM

The Dreggs – ‘Postcards Tour’

The Dreggs announce a national tour!

Following the release of this much anticipat Read more

DEKLEYN

DEKLEYN

SAT 15 FEB @ 7:30PM

After a mammoth 2019 with the much hyped release of their ‘Thrive’ EP, Dekleyn are hitting the ground running in 2020 with t Read more

CREED BRATTON

CREED BRATTON

SAT 15 FEB @ 7:30PM

Having been performing solo shows for over decade, Creed Bratton, who played an over the top version of himself, as the mysterious, quality-assurance director that smells like mung-beans, lives for sc Read more

KATE TEMPEST

KATE TEMPEST

THU 20 FEB @ 8PM

Following on from her critically-acclaimed 2019 album, ‘The Book of Traps and Lessons’, the performance poet will bring her spoken lyrics, beats, rhythms and rhymes, and modern-day life commentary to Read more

OKAY DANE

OKAY DANE

Supported by This Time Only, The Know, Milkpunch

FRI 21 FEB @ 7:30PM

Okay Dane are bringing their raucous live show to The Factory Floor!

After a huge 2019 spent touring and releasing music, Oka Read more

THE QUIREBOYS

THE QUIREBOYS

Supported by Palace Of The King

FRI 21 FEB @ 8PM

Lovers of fine rock are in for a rare treat come February 2020, when renowned UK band QUIREBOYS tours Australia for the very first time..

Quireboys have been at the forefront of rock music for near Read more

THE SMYTHS (THE SMITHS TRIBUTE)

THE SMYTHS (THE SMITHS TRIBUTE)

Supported by The Exploding Boys play The Cure

SAT 22 FEB @ 7:30PM

THE SMYTHS bring the sound, feel and ultimately, the spirit of THE SMITHS as they return to play HATFUL OF HOLLOW in Full + an Extra Set of THE SMITHS Hits! Read more

SKINDRED

SKINDRED

Supported by OTEP

SUN 23 FEB @ 7:30PM

The music world may be in a permanent state of panic and flux, but one basic principle of rock n roll remains true: the key to longevity is to always deliver the goods. Read more

GIOTA NEGKA

GIOTA NEGKA

WED 26 FEB @ 7PM

Giota Negka comes to Australia for the first time for an exclusive performance as part of the 38th Greek Festival of Sydn Read more

AN HORSE

AN HORSE

Supported by Moody Beaches + Kelso

THU 27 FEB @ 7:30PM

The heart of An Horse’s magic is rubbery and elastic. Rows of slinky, hypnotic spirals, widening middle-out. Read more

BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME

BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME

THU 27 FEB @ 8PM

One of the most innovative prog-metal bands in the game, BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME, has announced its overdue return to Aussie shores for February 2020. Read more

FAT WHITE FAMILY

FAT WHITE FAMILY

Supported by With Special Guests

FRI 28 FEB @ 8:00PM

Fat White Family have confirmed headline shows having already been announced to perform at Farmer & The Owl Festival.

Fat White Family will kick things off in Brisbane at The Zoo on Thursday 27th Read more

WIKI

WIKI

FRI 28 FEB @ 8PM

I OH YOU, Illusive Presents and Frontier Touring are excited to announce the return of New York City rapper Patrick ‘Wiki’ M Read more

UNICORNS - MARDI PARTY 2020 - THE FUTURE IS QUEER

UNICORNS - MARDI PARTY 2020 - THE FUTURE IS QUEER

Supported by Bec Sandridge, The Merindas, Racerage and Zelia Rose

SAT 29 FEB @ 7PM

The biggest night on our queer calendar is here!

It’s time to escape into a future where queerness is the norm, inclusion is key and you can drink Sco-Mo’s tears from a biodegradable cup. Read more

UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS

UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS

Supported by CHILD

SUN 1 MAR @ 8PM

Mind Crawlers you can probably sense it already, the wasteland is calling, Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats have announced their return to Australia in 2020. Read more

ACO Underground

ACO Underground

MON MAR 2 @ 8PM

The return of ACO’s intimate Underground program, featuring Satu Vänskä, Richard Tognetti, Slava Grygorian and Brian Ritchie. Read more

WEYES BLOOD

WEYES BLOOD

TUE 3 MAR @ 7:30PM

Mistletone proudly presents Weyes Blood, performing songs from her critically acclaimed album Titanic Rising.

It’s been three years since Weyes Blood stepped foot in Australia, and a lot has chan Read more

SLEAFORD MODS

SLEAFORD MODS

UPGRADED TO METRO THEATRE

DUE TO OVERWHELMING DEMAND THIS SHOW HAS BEEN UPGRADED TO THE METRO THEATRE ON WED 4 MARCH! ALL CURRENT TICKET HOLDERS WILL BE EMAILED A TICKET FOR THE NEW SHOW TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO THE EVENT DATE. Read more

NAT’S WHAT I RECKON

NAT’S WHAT I RECKON

FRI 6 MAR @ 7PM & SUN 8 MAR @ 7PM

SOLD OUT

Join Waitlist Read more

MUSTARD PLUG (USA)

MUSTARD PLUG (USA)

Supported by The Resignators + Nerdlinger + Operation Ibis

FRI 6 MAR @ 8PM

The sixth edition of Ska Nation returned to the live music scene in 2019 after five years hiatus to much acclaim and returns in Read more

ALEX CAMERON

ALEX CAMERON

FRI 6 MAR @ 8PM

Frontier Touring and I OH YOU are delighted to announce the return of Alex Cameron, performing four headline shows in Australia and New Zealand – Sydney, Brisbane, Wellington and Auckland – in Mar Read more

NEVER ENDING 80S

NEVER ENDING 80S

SAT 7 MAR @ 7PM

AUSTRALIA’S BIGGEST 80S BAND ARE BRINGING 2020’S BIGGEST 80S PARTY!

NEVER ENDING 80S – THE GREATEST HITS TOUR!

Touring all over, our all-new show will be serving up nothing but the GREATEST Read more

STEREOLAB

STEREOLAB

Supported by Underground Lovers

SUN 8 MAR @ 8PM

SOLD OUT

Join Waitlist Read more

FM

FM

Supported by Paul Laine, The Radio Sun & Cassidy Paris

TUES 10 MAR @ 7PM

British rock band FM made their first public appearance on Valentine’s Day 1985 at London’s legendary Marquee Club. Read more

KIP WINGER

KIP WINGER

Supported by Kvlts of Vice

WED 11 MAR @ 7:30PM

KIP WINGER up close & personal…get to see Kip perform acoustic versions of his amazing catalogue of songs from “Winger” and his own very successful solo career. Read more

THE MENZINGERS

THE MENZINGERS

THU 12 MAR @ 8PM

One of the world’s finest punk bands, Philadelphia-based The Menzingers, are back with the release of their new album Hel Read more

SWEET VELVET

SWEET VELVET

Supported by Dio Driver, The Social Norm & Mid Life Crisis

FRI 13 MAR @ 7PM

Sweet Velvet’ are headlining a Rock event for the ages at The Factory Theatre Fusebox on Friday March 13, 2020. Read more

MORSE GANG

MORSE GANG

Supported by Yellowline, Atilla & John Dee

FRI 13 MAR @ 9PM

Morse Gang​ are excited to announce their “​CMG Tour” ​heading to ​Australia and New Zealand​ in March. Read more

CELL BLOCK 69

CELL BLOCK 69

SAT 14 MAR @ 8:00PM

The 1980s. We all love them. But do you know the full story?… Cell Block 69 have been robbed. Cell Block 69 have been in and out of courts for years. For Cell Block 69 are the true authors of E Read more

DAVID STRASSMAN

DAVID STRASSMAN

SUN 15 MAR @ 6PM

From London to New York, Strassman’s comic genius has shocked and surprised. Now it’s your turn to experience Strassman’s uproarious comedy with those infamous favourites, the loveable Ted E. Read more

XYZ & TONY HARNELL

XYZ & TONY HARNELL

Supported by Kvlts of Vice

SUN 15 MAR @ 7:30PM

California born, NYC bred, Tony Harnell’s music journey took off at 21 when he signed his first record deal with Mercury Recor Read more

THE EXPLOITED

THE EXPLOITED

FRI 20 MAR @ 8PM

PUNK’S NOT DEAD… EVER!!

1979, and Wattie Buchan and his mates were seriously pissed off. Read more

GIA

GIA

SAT 21 MAR @ 8:00PM

One of Sydney’s finest young emerging talents is about to hit the stage at The Fusebox. Read more

SAMMY J WITH LIVE BAND

SAMMY J WITH LIVE BAND

Supported by Special Guests

SAT 21 MAR @ 8PM

Somewhere between the charisma of Frank Sinatra, the empathetic tone of Bob Marley and the smooth and sultry vocal runs of Lauryn Hill, lives the warm and kind voice of Sammy Johnson. Read more

EILEN JEWELL & BAND (USA)

EILEN JEWELL & BAND (USA)

TUE 24 MAR @ 8PM

Love Police Touring is pleased to announce that superb Americana singer-songwriter Eilen Jewell and her band will be back in Australia in March 2020 for 8 very special shows in support of her latest a Read more

INTRODUCING NASHVILLE

INTRODUCING NASHVILLE

WED 25 MAR @ 7:30PM

Presented by the Country Music Association of America, INTRODUCING NASHVILLE returns, the beloved international artist to Read more

DANCE FILTHY 2020

DANCE FILTHY 2020

FRI 27 MAR @ 6:30PM

Pole Dance Academy is proud to present Dance Filthy 2020!

Dance Filthy is an opportunity for pole performers to show the deliciously filthy side of pole dance! Read more

COSTUME

COSTUME

FRI 27 MAR @ 7:30PM

After premiering to a packed Odeon Theatre at Dark Mofo 2019, electronic art-pop artist COSTUME (aka Adam Ouston) is coming to Syd Read more

POP WILL EAT ITSELF (PWEI)

POP WILL EAT ITSELF (PWEI)

Supported by SNOG

SAT 28 MAR @ 8PM

England’s finest genre-blenders Pop Will Eat Itself aka PWEI return! Playing “This Is the Day…This Is the Hour…This Is This!” (Can U Dig It?, Def Con One, Wise Up! Read more

MICHAEL DUNSTAN

MICHAEL DUNSTAN

THU 2 APR @ 7:30PM

Michael Dunstan returns to Sydney and the Factory Floor this coming April to hail the arrival of the stunning debut album ‘In Read more

DIOCLETIAN

DIOCLETIAN

FRI 3 APR @ 7:30PM

Noir Planet is presents Black/Death Metal Masters Diocletian from New Zealand, recently equipped with a new album ‘Amongst the Flames of A Burning God’ on Profound Lore. Read more

FRANK TURNER

FRANK TURNER

Supported by Bec Stevens

FRI 3 APR @ 8:00PM

Prolific singer-songwriter and folk-punk rebel Frank Turner makes his return to Australia and New Zealand April 2020!

The tour dates will see Frank Turner bring his unwavering, frantic and formidab Read more

TORCH FEST

TORCH FEST

SAT 4 APR @ 11:30AM

Torch Fest – The light that gets you through

● Inaugural, first-of-its-kind, mental health music festival, taking place on 4th April 2020.

● Full complex takeover of The Factory Theat Read more

WALTER TROUT

WALTER TROUT

WED 8 APR @ 8PM

In a world full of people hoping for a miracle, Walter Trout is a man that got one, or two. Read more

THE WAR AND TREATY

THE WAR AND TREATY

THU 9 APR @ 7PM

Referred to as the discovery act from Bluesfest 2019, there was no doubt in our minds but to bring The War and Treaty on tour in 2020 to share their incredible talent with people across Australia! Read more

SY.HOLM

SY.HOLM

SAT 11 APR @ 7:00PM

After a progressive 2019, Sy.Holm is playing live again to promote the upcoming album – “Flowers In Her Hair”. Read more

AMADOU & MARIAM

AMADOU & MARIAM

SUN APR 12 @ 8:30PM

Having influenced the likes of Four Tet and Jamie xx, get your dancing shoes ready for some bangin’ Afro-pop beats from Amadou & Mariam this April. Read more

LARKIN POE

LARKIN POE

WED 15 APR @ 7PM

After a sell-out run in 2019, blues sisters Larkin Poe are back to play even bigger venues in both Melbourne and Sydney this April. Read more

CANDY

CANDY

Supported by Primitive Blast

FRI 17 APR @ 8PM

In just three years, Candy have forced heads to turn, their genre bending chaos taking the hardcore world by storm and opening d Read more

JOHN MAYALL

JOHN MAYALL

SAT 18 APR @ 8PM

Considered the ‘Godfather of British Blues’, singer, guitarist, keyboard player, blues harmonicist, guitarist, songwriter, producer and front man John Mayall is returning to the land down under fo Read more

BEST OF THE FEST

BEST OF THE FEST

23 APR - 17 MAY @ 7:00PM (6:00PM SUN) - EXC. MON & TUE

Our one hour showcase, hosted five nights a week across the Festival at the Factor Read more

KANAN GILL

KANAN GILL

THU 23 APR @ 7:30PM

Indian stand-up and YouTube superstar Kanan Gill brings the world premiere of his Read more

FLO & JOAN

FLO & JOAN

THU 23 - FRI 24 APR @ 8:15PM

WINNER – Musical Comedy Show 2018 – Leicester Comedy Festival WINNER – Mus Read more

JOHN KEARNS

JOHN KEARNS

THU 23 - FRI 24 APR @ 9:30PM

Back to back Edinburgh Best Newcomer and Edinburgh Comedy Award winner, four-time Read more

JAMES VEITCH

JAMES VEITCH

FRI 24 APR - SUN 26 APR @ 7:30PM (6:30PM SUN)

James returns to Sydney after a sold-out season in 2018, with a brand-new show, f Read more

MARK WATSON

MARK WATSON

FRI 24 APR @ 9:15PM

Halfway through his life according to the life expectancy calculator, Watson takes Read more

BEST OF THE FEST UP LATE

BEST OF THE FEST UP LATE

SAT 24 APR, 2 & 9 MAY @ 10:45PM

Lovers of late night comedy, this one’s for you. Read more

SAM TAUNTON

SAM TAUNTON

WED 29 APR - SUn 3 MAY @ 7:00PM (6:00PM SUN)

Roosters vary greatly in appearance from breed to breed, but are often known to ha Read more

DANE BAPTISTE

DANE BAPTISTE

WED 29 APR - SUN 3 MAY @ 8:15PM (7:15PM SUN)

Dane Baptiste is back in Australia with a brand new stand-up show.

Dane is now Read more

ALFIE BROWN

ALFIE BROWN

WED 29 APR - SUN 3 MAY @ 8:15PM (SUN 7:15PM)

This is a brand-new hour from Alfie Brown about family, friendship and inherited b Read more

SAMMY J

SAMMY J

FRI 1 MAY @ 7:30PM

Best Comedy Winner, 2016 Melbourne Fringe

Best Comedy Weekly Winner, Read more

HEATH FRANKLIN'S CHOPPER

HEATH FRANKLIN'S CHOPPER

FRI 1 MAY - SUN 3 MAY @ 9:15PM (8:15PM SUN)

Chopper cordially invites the world to shut the f**k up for a change. Read more

GUY MONTGOMERY

GUY MONTGOMERY

FRI 1 MAY - SYN 3 MAY @ 9:30PM (8:30PM SUN)

Let me make myself clear, I am NOT going to fuck your wife/husband/spouse so there Read more

NICOLE BYER

NICOLE BYER

SAT 2 MAY @ 7:30PM

American actress, comedian and writer Nicole Byer will tour Australia for the firs Read more

THE STEVENSON EXPERIENCE

THE STEVENSON EXPERIENCE

WED 7 MAY - SUN 10 MAY @ 7:00PM (6:00PM SUN)

Let’s not waste words. Read more

CAM KNIGHT

CAM KNIGHT

WED 6 MAY - SUN 10 MAY @ 8:15PM (7:15PM SUN)

Three years ago Cam pulled a complete 180. Read more

ANDREW HANSEN

ANDREW HANSEN

THU 7 MAY, SAT 9 MAY - SUN 10 MAY @ 8:15PM (7:15PM SUN)

Known for his ferocious songs and iconic characters like Surprise Spruiker and Cli Read more

DAN RATH

DAN RATH

THU 7 MAY, SAT 9 MAY & SUN 10 MAY @ 8:15PM (7:15PM SUN)

The humiliations started when he ran in the election as an independent on the plat Read more

PAX ASSADI

PAX ASSADI

THU 7, SAT 9 - SUN 10 MAY @ 8:15PM (7:15PM SUN)

Pax Assadi is one of New Zealand’s national treasures (don’t ask anyone from N Read more

THE VERY GOOD LOOKING INITIATIVE

THE VERY GOOD LOOKING INITIATIVE

THU 7, SAT 9 - SUN 10 MY @ 9:30PM (8:30PM SUN)

The Very Good Looking Initiative has officially opened its Hot Department, a sexua Read more

ALEX WILLIAMSON

ALEX WILLIAMSON

FRI 8 MAY @ 7:30PM & SAT 9 MAY @ 9:15PM

The Loosest Aussie Bloke, Alex Williamson is back with another crushing hour of pu Read more

ROSIE WATERLAND

ROSIE WATERLAND

FRI 8 MAY @ 9:15PM

Born while her parents were on the run from drug dealers, Rosie Waterland spent Read more

LUKE HEGGIE

LUKE HEGGIE

SAT 9 MAY @ 7:30PM & SUN 10 MAY @ 6:30PM

This is a stand up comedy show. Read more

CHRIS RYAN

CHRIS RYAN

WED 13 MAY - SUN 17 MAY @ 8:15PM (7:15PM SUN)

After 46 years on earth, Chris Ryan has enough data to confirm that most of us are Read more

MICHELLE BRASIER

MICHELLE BRASIER

WED 13 MAY - SUN 17 MAY @ 9:30PM (8:30PM SUN)

A solo hour from the multi award winning co-creator (and pants half) of Double Read more

SAM CAMPBELL

SAM CAMPBELL

WED 13 MAY - SUN 17 MAY @ 9:30PM (8:30PM SUN)

You want to make the finest wine? Use the sweetest grape on the vine. Read more

DANIEL CONNELL

DANIEL CONNELL

THU 14 + SAT 16 - SUN 17 MAY @ 7:00PM (6:00PM SUN)

Award nominated stand-up comedian Daniel Connell (as seen on the Melbourne Interna Read more

HARLEY BREEN

HARLEY BREEN

THU 14 - FRI 15 MAY @ 7:30PM

A new live show from the Host of Channel 10’s Logie nominated TV show ‘Taboo’. Read more

FIONA O'LOUGHLIN

FIONA O'LOUGHLIN

SAT 16 MAY @ 7:15PM

Fiona and Friends. Read more

ROME

ROME

SAT 23 MAY @ 7:30PM

Noir Planet presents Rome for the first time in Australia. Read more

MILLENNIAL OPERA

MILLENNIAL OPERA

29 - 30 MAY @ 7PM

Upon discovering her generation had already ruined everything else, one Millennial set out to reimagine some of opera’s Read more

L.A GUNS

L.A GUNS

Supported by The Poor

FRI 12 JUN @ 8PM

L.A GUNS return to Australia for the 2020 ‘Rock N’ Roll Outlaws’ Tour.

For lovers of American Hard Rock L.A Guns need no introduction. Read more

IN SLAUGHTER NATIVES

IN SLAUGHTER NATIVES

Supported by Abigail and Tyrannic

FRI 31 JUL @ 8PM

In Slaughter Natives is a Swedish industrial, dark ambient act formed by Jouni Havukainen in 1985. Read more