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JESTER

JESTER

SAT 21 JAN @ 4:45PM

Gearing up for a new era of live shows, Jester are returning to The Lair for their first headline show to launch their Read more

UV BOI & YOUNG FRANCO

UV BOI & YOUNG FRANCO

SAT 21 JAN @ 8PM

Long time partners in crime UV boi + YOUNG FRANCO join forces in JANUARY where they will co – headline their largest venues to date.

Uv Boi – continues to be a leading light in the local and inte Read more

AURORA

AURORA

Supported by Airling

WED 25 JAN @ 8PM

8pm: Doors // 8:30pm: Airling // 9:15pm: Aurora

It’s not everyday that you stumble upon a new artist that is so intriguing and profound that you just know that their music will stay with y Read more

ZOMBOY

ZOMBOY

FRI 27 JAN @ 8PM

After two massive events with Yellow Claw and Snails, Eighty-Six returns to the Metro in Sydney on January 27th for its 6th instalment, Featuring the highly anticipated return of ZOMBOY with special Read more

NGHTMRE

NGHTMRE

SAT 28 JAN @ 9PM

SOLD OUT

Want to know when more NGHTMRE tickets go on sale? Read more

SUBROOM FT. HOROWITZ, MADE IN PARIS & BLAKE GILRAY

SUBROOM FT. HOROWITZ, MADE IN PARIS & BLAKE GILRAY

SUN 29 JAN @ 8PM

Follow us through a dingy side door out the back of an alley in darkest corners of Sydney’s CBD as we take over The Lai Read more

LIVE LOVED TOUR: CITIZENS AND SAINTS & KINGS KALEIDOSCOPE

LIVE LOVED TOUR: CITIZENS AND SAINTS & KINGS KALEIDOSCOPE

Supported by The Sing Team

TUE 31 JAN @ 6:30PM

LIVE LOVED TOUR

Presents

CITIZENS & SAINTS

The Seattle based band, Citizens & Saints, is Zach Bolen, Brian Eichelberger, Nathaniel Furtado, Spencer Abbott and Adam Skatula. Read more

TYCHO

TYCHO

Supported by Nitemoves

THU 2 FEB @ 8PM

TYCHO’s brilliant new album Epoch dropped last month and it was the moment fans had been waiting for. Read more

STRANGERS

STRANGERS

FRI 3 FEB @ 8PM

Having recently completed a national tour with Birds of Tokyo, Melbourne based four piece Strangers have announced a uniq Read more

PERIPHERY

PERIPHERY

FRI 3 FEB @ 8PM

Six piece progressive metal juggernaut, Periphery will be returning to Australia next February in support of their new album Periphery III: Select Difficulty

Representing the vanguard of addictive Read more

AS IT IS (UK)

AS IT IS (UK)

18+ - SAT 4 FEB @ 7PM ALL AGES -SUN 5 FEB @ 4:45PM

SAT 4 FEBOVERS 18S ONLYSUN 5 FEBALL A Read more

BABY ANIMALS

BABY ANIMALS

Supported by Dallas Crane + Palace of the King

SAT 4 FEB @ 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

OKEAN ELZY

OKEAN ELZY

SUN 5 FEB @ 8PM

The most famous Ukrainian rock band Okean Elzy hits the road for a 2-year-long World tour to support its ninth studio album ‘Without limits’.

Okean Elzy – translated as Elza’s Ocean – have be Read more

THE MORE PLEASE ORCHESTRA

THE MORE PLEASE ORCHESTRA

Supported by The Ironing Maidens

FRI 10 FEB @ 8PM

The More Please Orchestra is an enigmatic, fabled underground magic realist anti-supergroup of psycho-sexual funk, diabolical disco and free range rock’n mayhem.

They create an alchemical cauldron Read more

ETANA (JAM)

ETANA (JAM)

FRI 10 FEB @ 9PM

Etana’s (Jamaica), very first Australian tour.

Etana (Swahili for ‘The Strong One’) stands tall as one of the most Read more

WINTERBOURNE

WINTERBOURNE

SAT 11 FEB @ 4:30PM

Central Coast duo James and Jordan, aka Wint Read more

LEGACY

LEGACY

SAT 11 FEB @ 9PM

As we reflect on some of those amazing memories that we all shared together, we pay tribute to a time when reverse bass rained supreme and the word Hard Trance echoed through our community.

As we m Read more

BLISS N ESO

BLISS N ESO

THU 16 FEB @ 7PM

SOLD OUT

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TIGER ARMY

TIGER ARMY

Supported by Fireballs & Pat Capocci

SAT 18 FEB @ 7:30PM

At a time when much of contemporary rock music has been reduced to meaningless theatre performed by false pretenders, TIGER ARMY is an antidote, bracing in its authenticity. Read more

YELLOWCARD

YELLOWCARD

Supported by Like Torches

SUN 19 FEB @ 8PM

Due to overwhelming demand, a second and final show by the ‘Way Away’ and ‘Only One’ rockers will take place at Sydney’s Metro Theatre on Sunday 19 February. Read more

TROUGH SYD: MG EDITION 2017

TROUGH SYD: MG EDITION 2017

SAT 25 FEB @ 10PM

Following last year’s epic sell-out party during Mardi Gras, Trough will be taking the next instalment of Trough Syd: MG Edition to the next level at Metro Theatre!

Over the last decade, Trough has Read more

ANIMALS AS LEADERS

ANIMALS AS LEADERS

Supported by Plini + Nick Johnstone

SUN 26 FEB @ 7:30PM

Instrumental heavy rockers, ANIMALS AS LEADERS, have announced their return to Australia next February and March for a national tour in celebration of their new album due out next month. Read more

ATMOSPHERE

ATMOSPHERE

Supported by Brother Ali

THU 2 MAR @ 8PM

US hip-hop trailblazers Atmosphere & Brother Ali return to Australia and New Zealand in 2017! Read more

HARTS

HARTS

Supported by YEO

FRI 3 MAR @ 8PM

HARTS today announces his ‘Smoke Fire Hope Desire’ Tour for February/March 2017 – 9 new dates around Australia including select regional towns and his largest headline metro shows to date in Melbo Read more

GIRLTHING MARDI PARDI

GIRLTHING MARDI PARDI

SAT 4 MAR @ 9PM

Snatch and Grab Presents… GiRLTHING MARDI PARDI 2017: FEMME NATION

3 ROOMS / 30+ acts / March 4 after the parade.

9pm doors – 3am.

Early Birds now available.

Line up TBA Read more

APOLLO MARDI GRAS

APOLLO MARDI GRAS

SUN 5 MAR @ 2PM

SOLD OUT

Want to know when more Apollo tickets go on sale? Read more

TINIE TEMPAH

TINIE TEMPAH

WED 8 MAR @ 8PM

Award-winning English rapper, singer, songwriter and producer, TINIE TEMPAH, returns to Australia for his first headline shows since 2014.

The inimitable Tinie Tempah shot to prominence in 2010 wit Read more

PETE ROCK & CL SMOOTH

PETE ROCK & CL SMOOTH

THU 9 MAR @ 8PM

Don’t miss the first ever Australian tour of powerhouse hip hop duo, Pete Rock and CL Smooth. Read more

THE DAMNED

THE DAMNED

FRI 10 MAR @ 8PM

English psychedelic punk legends THE DAMNED are heading down under in March 2017 for what will be their colossal 40th anniversary tour; a rare experience that every punk fan will not want to miss. Read more

KERSER

KERSER

Supported by Jay (UF) & Rates

FRI 17 MAR @ 7:45PM

Emcee Kerser has stuck to his word and created another album for the coming year. Read more

STORM THE SKY

STORM THE SKY

SAT 18 MAR @ 4:45PM

Melbourne Death Pop crew Storm The Sky have Read more

JAKE & AMIR

JAKE & AMIR

SAT 18 MAR @ 8PM

After last year’s hugly successful Australian tour, Internet sensations Jake & Amir return to Australia this March. Joining them is College Humor’s Streeter Seidel. Read more

DUNE RATS

DUNE RATS

Supported by Skegss + The Gooch Palms

SAT 25 (AA) & SUN 26 (18+) MAR @ 7PM

2nd SHOW ANNOUNCED! Due to popular demand a 2nd show has been added on Sunday the 26th of March.

Please note that this show will be 18+ only. Read more

KINGSWOOD

KINGSWOOD

FRI 31 MAR @ 8PM

“‘Creepin’ – a smoky bait-and-switch that draws you in with moody guitar and vocalist Fergus Linacre’s soulful growl before broadsiding you with dirty, leather-scuffing riffage”–triple j

“K Read more

HARI MATA HARI

HARI MATA HARI

Supported by Valentino

FRI 7 APR @ 7:30PM

Hari Mata Hari is one of the most popular bands from former Yugoslavia, established in Sarajevo in 1985. Read more

AIRPORTS

AIRPORTS

Supported by Sammi Constantine

SAT 8 APR @ 4:45PM

AIRPORTS have been trailblazing festivals an Read more

VALLIS ALPS

VALLIS ALPS

Supported by Baro

SAT 8 APR @ 8PM

The Australian electronic duo, Vallis Alps, today announce details of their 2017 Australian Fable Tour.

The tour follows the release of their new single ‘Fading’ which has already tracked over Read more

TROMBONE SHORTY & ORLEANS AVENUE

TROMBONE SHORTY & ORLEANS AVENUE

MON 10 APR @ 7:30PM

Bluesfest favourite Trombone Shorty is bringing his energetic fusion of funk/rock/jazz/hip-hop to back to Australia. Read more

LAURA MVULA

LAURA MVULA

WED 12 APR @ 7:30PM

“The singer’s baroque soul, now shot through with heartache, has never sounded quite so polished and concise” – theguardian.com

“the concert – and indeed Mvula herself – oozed sinceri Read more

NAHKO AND MEDICINE FOR THE PEOPLE

NAHKO AND MEDICINE FOR THE PEOPLE

THU 13 APR @ 8PM

Nahko and Medicine for the People return to Australia with their worldly blend of rock, hip-hop, and alt-folk, as well as their highly awaited third album Hoka! On Hoka, Nahko’s voice is strong. Read more

CORINNE BAILEY RAE

CORINNE BAILEY RAE

SUN 16 APR @ 7:30PM

Corinne Bailey Rae is coming to Australia to perform for the first time at Bluesfest in 2017. Read more

ST. PAUL & THE BROKEN BONES

ST. PAUL & THE BROKEN BONES

WED 19 APR @ 7:30PM

“Melding a frenzied theatricalism with passionate, slow-swaying soul; he’s a truly outrageous performer, clicking his glittering silver shoes together Dorothy-style as he spins around the stage – it Read more

BOOKER T. JONES PRESENTS THE STAX REVUE

BOOKER T. JONES PRESENTS THE STAX REVUE

THU 20 APR @ 7:30PM

“it was not hard to locate the magic on stage. Booker T. Read more

LIVING COLOUR

LIVING COLOUR

SAT 13 MAY @ 8PM

Two time Grammy award winning band, Living Colour, are on the way back to our shores in 2017 and fans will no doubt welcome their return. Read more

SKUNKHOUR

SKUNKHOUR

SAT 27 MAY @ 8PM

After a sold out, rave review performance last April Australian alt funk legends Skunkhour are back with their next Classic Album performance – This time playing their breakthrough 2nd album “Feed Read more