Sydney Gig Guide Jul – Sep

This is only a very small taste of the live gigs which will be touching down in Sydney in the month of July – September 2019. But we will be uploading new posts on a monthly basis to give you some advance notice on what awesome live gigs will be arriving in Ol’ Sydney Town!

Live music:

Taxiride

Manly Leagues Club, 563 Pittwater Rd. Manly

Friday 30 August, catch Taxiride live on stage at the Manly Leagues Club! It’s been a couple of years since the boys have performed in Sydney live with their ensemble of guitars. So if you’re a bit of a fan of the strummed instrument, get on up to Manly for this event! It’s only a taxi ride away!

For more info and ticket details, click HERE

Tim McGraw Live

Qudos Bank Arena, Cnr Edwin Flack Ave and Olympic boulevard, Sydney Olympic Park

Saturday 28 September, American Country music superstar Tim McGraw will be performing live at Qudos Bank Arena as part of the Country to Country Australia tour! Supporting Tim will be rising-star Kelsea Ballerini and US band ‘Midland’- they’re pretty awesome in their own right! Check them out on Spotify!

For more information and ticket details, click HERE!

Classical/Contemporary Music:

Star Wars: The Force Awakens In Concert

Concert Hall Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point

Wednesday 11 September, how could you ever pass up on an opportunity to watch Star Wars on the big screen, with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra performing the Force Awakens score live! Yeah, I know it’s an 8pm screening on a work night, but you’ll be wide awake when the force awakens to the sound of strings!

For more information and ticket details, click HERE!

Comedy:

Maz Jabrani Live

The Big Top Luna Park, 1 Olympic Drive, Milsons Point

Saturday 20 July- You’ve seen him on Netflix and now you can see him live at the Luna Park Big Top! With all the US-Iran tensions and Islamophobia, the only way Maz knows how to distill fear and release tension is through comedy!

For more info and ticket details, click HERE!

Community Theatre:

A Night on Broadway

The Independent Theatre, 269 Miller St, North Sydney

Thursday 4 –Saturday 6 July, do you love everything about TV singing competitions? And you don’t mind a good laugh? Well Mosman Musical Society’s original show ‘A Night on Broadway’ might be what you’re looking for! Premised around a TV talent quest, its contestants, the pressures of high stakes television, and throw in all your favourite musical theatre showstoppers! It promises to make you laugh and have you swaying along with the music in your seats! It’s a show not to miss! We’ve got our tickets! What about you?

For more information and ticket details, click HERE

Sydney Gig Guide Jun-Aug 2019

This is only a very small taste of the live gigs which will be touching down in Sydney in the month of June – August 2019. But we will be uploading new posts on a monthly basis to give you some advance notice in what awesome live gigs will be arriving in Ol’ Sydney Town!

Live music

Perform, Record and Create Music Workshop

561 Harris Street, Ultimo

Friday 12 July- With a bit of a void in good live music acts performing in Syd in Jul-Aug, the best resort is to make your own! For High-schoolers (only) this workshop will be an immersive experience, enabling you to join a band to perform songs for a live recording! And after the tracks have been laid down, the workshop will teach you how to edit the tracks in the computer lab using tech like Apple Garageband and Ableton Live! Cost: $50 pp.

For more information and to secure a spot, click HERE!

Fleetwood Mac Australian Tour  

Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney Olympic Park

15–29 August- British-American pop-rock legends, Fleetwood Mac, touch down at Qudos Bank Arena to entertain Sydneysiders for 4 nights only! Come see the new look Fleetwood Mac line-up as they perform all of their ‘Greatest Hits’, the latest member to join their fold is our very own Aussie Neil Finn (formerly from Crowded House)! Cost: Various.

For more information and ticket details, click HERE!

Classical/Contemporary Music

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince in Concert

Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Sydney   

10 – 13 July- Re-live the excitement and magic from the 6th instalment in the Harry Potter wizardry movie franchise on the big screen! The Half-Blood Prince will be even more memorable due to being in the Opera House and accompanied by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra! Wizard, Witch or Muggle alike, you’ll enjoy this visual/audio experience! Cost: Ticket prices start from 3 Silver Sickles pp. that converts to $49 AUD, according to today’s Wizard-Australian exchange rate.

For more information and to purchase tickets, click HERE!

Comedy

BonkerZ Presents: Battle of the Comic Sexes 2019 Showdown 

Star Bar Theatre- 600 George St, NSW

Sat 29 June, 8pm – 9.30pm-  Comic Battle of the Sexes were popularised by the 2Day FM Morning Crew (Wendy Harmer V Peter Moon)- fast-forward to 2019 and we have four female comics V four male comics live at the Star Bar to see who is the funniest sex in Australia! And not only do you witness the hilarity, but you the audience have the power to decide who is the funniest sex! Cost: Ticket prices start from $19 pp.

For more information and to purchase tickets, click HERE!

Community Theatre

Persuasion

Jenesian Theatre- 420 Kent Street, Sydney

29 June – 17 August- Jane Austen’s book Persuasion, a story of young love thwarted, then re-united (8 years later). The book has been adapted for the stage, allowing the story to move through a different time & space. An ideal night out for stage production fans, and fans of a well-told romance. Cost: From $25 to $35.

For more information and to purchase tickets, click HERE!

Sydney Gig Guide May-Jul 2019

This is only a very small taste of the live gigs which will be going down in Sydney in the month of May–July 2019. But we will be uploading new posts on a monthly basis to give you some advance notice in what awesome live gigs will be touching down in Ol Sydney Town!

Live music

FKA Twigs

Carriageworks- 245 Wilson St, Eveleigh NSW

Sun 9 Jun, for one night only British Artist Formally Known as (FKA) Twigs will be performing during the Vivid Festival of lights! Can you imagine anything better than her Trip Hop/Avant-pop/Electronica performed live, while staring at a laser light show!? Check-out this multi-talented artist in the flesh! If you’re not familiar with her work, just ask your SMART assistant to ‘Play FKA Twigs’ and prepare to be mesmerised!

For more information and ticket details, click HERE!

Cheeky Cabaret

Valhalla- Seymour Centre, City Rd and Cleveland St, Chippendale NSW

Fri 5 July – Sun 14 July, as part of the inaugural Sydney Cabaret Festival, Australia’s own Cheeky Cabaret will be performing live their variety show- made up of the best circus and cabaret acts for our Sydney audience! Picture acrobats, contortionists, hula hoopists, chanteuses, circus performers and much much more! Don’t just picture it, click on the link below for clips, show dates and to purchase tickets! This is one night you’d best leave the kids at home! *Winks*.

For more information, click HERE!

Classical/Contemporary Music

Goran Bregovic & His Wedding & Funeral Band

Concert Hall- Sydney opera House

Mon 13 May, for one night only Goran Bregovic returns to Sydney with his Gypsy rock which guarantee’s to get you up & out of your seats! How can you not if you have Gypsy-Balkan Brass! Folk percussion! Vivacious Vocals! & a String troupe, all blasting at you!? Performing 3 decades of his classics and music from his latest album ‘Three Letters from Sarajevo’, the Gypsy King will have you entertained for all 125 mins! “They only love me because I’m a Gipsy” “No, they love you because you’re a Gypsy”.

For more info and tickets, click HERE!    

Comedy

The International Comedy Ha Ha

Star Bar Theatre- 600 George St, NSW

Sat 11 May, for one show only BonkerZ Comedy club presents- an Englishman, an American, An Aussie, An Asian, and An Italian all in a bar on stage to celebrate the Sydney International Comedy Festival! All tickets are buy one get one free! So expect a cheap night with a whole heap of cheap laughs!

For more info and tickets, click here!      

Sydney Theatre Company

Mosquitoes

Drama Theatre- Sydney Opera House

Mon 8 Apr-Sat 18 May, Australian premiere of Lucy Kirkwood’s latest International hit ‘Mosquitoes’- be there when they buzz in to Sydney’s Opera House! A stage production about science, family, big questions about the universe, and our very own existence! Blend in a touch of sibling differences, it’s like one of Dan Brown’s books meets ‘Arrested Development’ all on stage! Starring Mandy McElhinney, Jacqueline McKenzie (as the sisters), and the Asian boyz Jason Chong and Charles Wu (tight casted again as academics/scientists). 

For fans of live drama, click HERE for more information and ticket details! 

Sydney Gig Guide Apr-Jun 2019

This is only a very small selection of the live gigs which will be going down in Sydney in the month of April –June 2019. We will be uploading new posts on a monthly basis to give you some advance notice on what awesome live gigs will be touching down in Ol Sydney Town!

Live music

State Theatre- 49 Market St, Sydney  

For 2 nights only (Sun-Mon 14-15 April), Norah Jones will be touching down in Sydney with her sultry voice to perform all of her classic hits from ‘Come Away with Me’ to her collab with Danger Mouse! Officially tickets are sold-out for both Sydney shows, but this is one gig you’d might want to trawl the net for ticket re-sellers……..or consider flying to NZ for? Sweet as, Bro!

https://www.frontiertouring.com/norahjones

Qudos Bank Arena, Olympic Park

15 June 2019, the K-pop sensation Blackpink will be rippin’ it up on the Qudos Bank Arena stage! Not only do Sydney young-uns love their K-pop, but it’ll also be a welcome home to local girl ROSÉ! Jjang!

https://www.qudosbankarena.com.au/Event-Calendar/BLACKPINK

Musicals

Lyric Theatre, the Star Pyrmont  

From 28 June 2019, Muriel’s Wedding the Musical will be returning back to Sydney for its second season! You’re Terrible, Muriel. Who would’ve known that the 1994 film would stand the test of time…….that the theme of a single woman longing for a dream wedding would still be a relatable story-line in 2019? *Shrug*. The musical will introduce a whole new generation of Aussies to these pains, in a theatrical musical production! There will be laughs, but there will be tears as well.

https://www.sydneylyric.com.au/muriels-wedding-the-musical/

Comedy

Terminal @ Factory Theatre, Sydney,

18-19 May 2019, sketch comedic Burger King Illuminati will be performing their Barry Award winning show ‘1 Hour Low-fi comedy || Royalty

Free || Please Don’t Steal’ show for one last time. Check out these geeky boys, you’ll be laughing just as hard at them, as you will be at their jokes.

http://www.factorytheatre.com.au/events/2019/05/18/burger-king-illuminati

Community Theatre

The Guild Theatre- Community Theatre Rockdale

May – 8 June 2019, ‘David Williamson’s Managing Carmen’ will be treading the boards at the Guild Community Theatre! A witty satire about a complex AFL footy player? I’ve got to see this!

http://www.guildtheatre.com.au/2019-theatre-season/

Classical music

Verbrugghen Hall @ Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Macquarie Street, Sydney

14 April 2019, world-renowned Pianist Oxana Shevchenko will be returning to Sydney to perform an exclusive recital for Sydney classical music fans! Watch her fingers play over the ivories as she performs Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition, and Tchaikovsky’s 18 Pieces Op, after collabs with the Tinalley String Quartet. Dziekuje!

https://www.sydneypianocompetition.com.au/event/oxana-shevchenko/

Sydney Gig Guide Mar-May 2019

This is only a very small selection of the live gigs which will be going down in Sydney in the months of March –May 2019. We will be uploading new posts on a monthly basis to give you some advance notice on what awesome live gigs will be touching down in Ol’ Sydney Town!

Live music

Pittwater RSL, Mona Vale NSW

29 March 2019, will be the last date to see Sydney’s own barnstorming band –  Thirsty Merc – live at the Pittwater RSL club! Don’t miss out! If you’re planning to drive, maybe take the hatch and leave the E-class Mercedes at home? ……as that’s a thirsty merc!  

http://www.pittwaterrsl.com.au/article/thirsty-merc-live-at-pittwater-rsl

Qudos Bank Arena, Olympic Park NSW

7-9 May 2019, Post Malone will be rockin’ out at our QB arena and bringing his brand of hot ‘SAUCE’, catch the Posty and his crocs live!

https://premier.ticketek.com.au/Shows/Show.aspx?sh=POSTMALO19

Musicals

Honda Opera, Sydney Harbour

22 Mar – 21 April 2019, only in Sydney can you find the Sydney Opera performing ‘Westside Story’, exuberant dance and wistful romance, on a floating stage! That’s Sydney for you!

https://opera.org.au/whatson/events/west-side-story-on-sydney-harbour?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIrcPFjbOt4AIVViQrCh1IDQ_dEAAYAyAAEgKyFvD_BwE

Lyric Theatre, the Star Pyrmont NSW

29 March –May 2019- Saturday Night Fever- Tony Manero’s quest to become ‘King of the club’ in an all new stage production, disco music & dancing revitalized for the new generation. Expect high energy, big hair, flares, and outstanding chorey!

https://www.sydneylyric.com.au/saturday-night-fever/

Comedy

Enmore Theatre, Enmore NSW  

4 April 2019, for one night only Australia’s favourite full-fee paying international student Ronny Chieng is back to make a lucky Sydney audience laugh with his latest comedy show ‘Tone Issues’. Where else can you see a big-screen star live in the flesh!

https://premier.ticketek.com.au/Shows/Show.aspx?sh=RONNYCHI19

Community Theatre

The Jenesian Theatre Company, Sydney NSW

23 March – 13 April 2019, ‘Enright on the Night’, Jenesian’s tip of the hat to one of their favourite sons! A review of Nick Enright’s whit and songs to celebrate the Jenesian’s 75th anniversary season! She’ll be right on the night!

http://www.genesiantheatre.com.au/index.php?mode=view&s=2019&i=2

Classical music

Greenway Chapel, Green Point NSW

10 March 2019, enjoy ‘The Female Composer’ performed by the Concertante Ensemble (piano, flute, violin and viola ensemble) showcasing a collection of Fanny Mendelssohn, Clara Schumann, Amy Clarke and Rebecca Clarke’s music. Come on Sydney! Dust off those top hats and tails, show us how refined you can be!

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/the-female-composer-tickets-55312718831

Sydney Gig Guide Feb-Apr 2019

This is only a very small selection of the live gigs which will be going down in Sydney in the month of Feb – April 2019. We will be updating this post on a regular basis to give you some advance notice in what awesome live gigs will be touching down in Ol Sydney Town!

Live music

International Convention Centre- Darling Harbour

5 – 6 March 2019- Kylie Golden Tour 2019- A show connecting 30 years of Kylie Minogue’s hits into one show/story! Including songs from her latest album ‘Golden’, recorded in and influenced by Nashville’s boot scooting style. Yee-haw!

https://www.iccsydney.com.au/whats-on/Kylie

24 March 2019- Bryan Adams- For one night only, Bryan Adams is in town to perform his best known rock ballads which have spanned a 40 year career! Definitely worth staying up late…….past 9pm for!

https://www.iccsydney.com.au/whats-on/Bryan-Adams

Musicals

Capital Theatre- Haymarket

5 January – 19 May 2019- Charlie and the Chocolate Factory- Golden tickets! Chocolate! Singing Oompa-Loompas! Enough said….. Get your tickets, Golden tickets not required.

https://www.capitoltheatre.com.au/charlie-and-the-chocolate-factory/

The Lyric Theatre- The Star Pyrmont  

29 March –May 2019- Saturday Night Fever- Tony Manero’s quest to become ‘King of the club’ in a all new stage production, disco music & dancing revitalized for the new generation. Expect high energy, big hair, flares, and outstanding chorey!

https://www.sydneylyric.com.au/saturday-night-fever/

Comedy

Star Bar Theatre- 600 George Street  

28 February – 2 March 2019- An African American + Asian Stand-up Comedy- a hilarious crew of US African American and Asian stand-up comics in one big show! No group will be safe from being the butt of their jokes. “Hey babe! Have you seen my Fubu jersey recently?”

https://www.eventopia.co/event/A-African-American-and-Asian-Stand-Up-Comedy-Tour/373888

Community Theatre

The Jenesian Theatre Company- Kent Street

2 February – 9 March 2019- A Room With a View- Adapted for the stage from E. M. Forster’s original book, a magical story of young love which will transport  you from a community theatre in Sydney to Florence, England and back again, all before supper.

http://www.genesiantheatre.com.au/index.php?mode=view&s=2019&i=1

Classical music

The Sydney Opera House

1 March 2019- Casino Royale in Concert- James Bond on the big screen accompanied by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, performing composer David Arnald’s thrilling musical score LIVE in the concert hall! 007 fans beware, one night only! Don’t miss out, as you don’t have a license to kill….. for tickets!

https://www.sydneyoperahouse.com/events/whats-on/sydney-symphony-orchestra/2019/casino-royale.html?icid=170184:WT:p01:20190105