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Discover concerts, gigs and live music in Sydney. The best events, attractions and things to do from the City of Sydney’s official event guide.

The Bridges of Madison County

The Bridges of Madison County

The Australian premiere at The Hayes
Today 2pm to 9.30pm
Warrangu: River Story and Symbiosis

Warrangu: River Story and Symbiosis

“Warrangu. That’s the river. Any river. Water source, creek. River. Warrangu” - Brad Steadman
Today 6.30pm to 10pm
Big Mama and the Hanged Men

Big Mama and the Hanged Men

Big Mama has been described as having the voice of an angel who has found the keys to the liquor cabinet
Today 7.30pm to 10.30pm
Reminisce Classic House 2020

Reminisce Classic House 2020

Counting down the top 50 house songs of all time, as voted by you
Today 1pm to 10pm
Sunset Sessions

Sunset Sessions

Need some serious inspo for your summer playlist?
Today 5pm to 8pm
The Pragmatics

The Pragmatics

Rock’n’soul and a whole lot mo’, raucous good times from the 60s, 70s and 80s
Today 9pm to 12pm
Cancelled: The Cellists Of TMO at The Independent

Cancelled: The Cellists Of TMO at The Independent

The Cellists of Metropolitan Orchestra will present a selection of sublime music in North Sydney on March 29th
Tomorrow
Dangerous Song and Bukhu at Django

Dangerous Song and Bukhu at Django

A contemporary take on the tradition of Mongolian bards of ancient times
Tomorrow
Greek Festival of Sydney: Women of Rebetika

Greek Festival of Sydney: Women of Rebetika

Women of Rembetika is a tribute concert to the iconic divas by Australia’s own Rebetissa, Paskalia Latra
Tomorrow
Jazz Jam Thursdays

Jazz Jam Thursdays

All instrumentalists and singers welcome.
Tomorrow
Folkswagon Live Wednesdays

Folkswagon Live Wednesdays

3 live musical act perform each week from 7pm
30 Mar 2020
The Wiggles: Fun and Games Tour

The Wiggles: Fun and Games Tour

This is your chance to experience all the fun of The Wiggles show in person
30 Mar 2020
With One Voice Redfern choir

With One Voice Redfern choir

A new choir for everyone with conductor Mary Kiani
30 Mar 2020
Rolling Thunder Vietnam

Rolling Thunder Vietnam

A unique and powerful production by Bryce Hallett and directed by David Berthold
31 Mar 2020
StudioRCC singing group free

StudioRCC singing group free

Free group singing classes facilitated by @Asahitakahashi
31 Mar 2020
Sydney Fusion Jazz Jam

Sydney Fusion Jazz Jam

Home of jazz funk fusion jam session in Sydney!
31 Mar 2020
Lunchbreak concert series

Lunchbreak concert series

Enjoy an array of listening delights across the classical and contemporary music spectrum
1 Apr 2020
Surry Hills Live

Surry Hills Live

World class musicians playing in Surry Hills pubs
2 Apr 2020
Curtis Eller’s American Circus and Chaika

Curtis Eller’s American Circus and Chaika

A night of melding the earthiness of folk, dexterity of jazz and the craft of classical
2 Apr 2020
Gelareh Pour’s Garden at Django

Gelareh Pour’s Garden at Django

Gelareh Pour’s Garden promise an intimate night of unique Iranian-Australian music
2 Apr 2020
Greasy Chicken Orchestra

Greasy Chicken Orchestra

A high-energy ensemble with some of Sydney’s leading jazz musicians
2 Apr 2020
Karaoke Thursdays

Karaoke Thursdays

Eat, sing and drink at the Native Rose, Rozelle
2 Apr 2020
An evening of Tom Waits songs

An evening of Tom Waits songs

If you’re not already a Tom Waits fan, or a Stewart D’Arrietta fan, you will be after this
3 Apr 2020
Friday Feels

Friday Feels

Free live Music on Cockatoo Island during Biennale of Sydney, hosted by Marina Cafe & Bar
3 Apr 2020
Underground JACK #003 With OWAIN (UK)

Underground JACK #003 With OWAIN (UK)

Join Us for Underground JACK's 4th B'Day on Friday 3 April! Experience a night of proper Underground House
3 Apr 2020
British guitar heroes of the 60s presented by Drey Rollan

British guitar heroes of the 60s presented by Drey Rollan

Celebrate 1 of the most important and influential periods in the history of rock music
3 Apr 2020
Dave Tice Band

Dave Tice Band

Phil Salera, guitar. Paul Wheeler, bass. Adrian K, electric violin.
3 Apr 2020
BonkerZ Comedy Club 2-for-1 seats

BonkerZ Comedy Club 2-for-1 seats

BonkerZ selected by Mastercard as the club to See
4 Apr 2020
High tea with Noël and Cole

High tea with Noël and Cole

Relive the flirty thirties in the grandeur of this hidden-Sydney heritage ballroom
4 Apr 2020
Kwame “Please, Get Home Safe” Tour

Kwame “Please, Get Home Safe” Tour

Ghanaian Sydney-based producer, writer, artist and engineer
4 Apr 2020
Barney McAll: Time Will Tell Quartet

Barney McAll: Time Will Tell Quartet

A Grammy nominated, ARIA winning musician who has played on over 100 albums
4 Apr 2020
Close-Up: Book of Travelers

Close-Up: Book of Travelers

Close-Up: 2 wonderful song cycles from both ends of art-song history
4 Apr 2020
Soundplay workshop

Soundplay workshop

Music technology for beginners
4 Apr 2020
Victor Valdes and The Real Mexico Mariachi

Victor Valdes and The Real Mexico Mariachi

Victor Valdes is back again for a real Mexican party, replete with an authentic mariachi band
4 Apr 2020
Daniel Weltlinger

Daniel Weltlinger

Don’t miss this rare Sydney show while Daniel is back in town
5 Apr 2020
Fever Pitch

Fever Pitch

Pop-up performances of cross-cultural, cross-genre collaborations in the streets, shops and town hall of Erskineville
5 Apr 2020
Buffy Sainte-Marie

Buffy Sainte-Marie

Trailblazing singer-song writer, Academy Award-winning artist, and a disruptor of the status quo.
8 Apr 2020
Requiem: Good Friday

Requiem: Good Friday

Music by Gabriel Faure and Franz Schubert to commemorate Good Friday
10 Apr 2020
St John Passion Re-imagined

St John Passion Re-imagined

Join Sydney Philharmonia Choirs to experience the vivid musical drama of Bach's masterpiece
11 Apr 2020
A Little Lunch Music: Zeeko - The Whale and the Curlew

A Little Lunch Music: Zeeko - The Whale and the Curlew

"The Whale and the Curlew" is an exciting show by Zeeko, an electric rock trio whose music is inspired by nature
16 Apr 2020
Zela Margossian Quintet

Zela Margossian Quintet

AAn ethnojazz band performing original works carrying influences from Armenian music
17 Apr 2020
The Baker Boys Band – free entry

The Baker Boys Band – free entry

Free entry or all you can eat pizza (and a glass of house beer, wine or soft drink) for just $30
21 Apr 2020
This Sounds like Science: Secret Sounds of Space

This Sounds like Science: Secret Sounds of Space

Join Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith on a fascinating, family-friendly journey into space
21 Apr 2020
Children of the Revolution

Children of the Revolution

A 9-piece live tribute to the very best of the flower power movement, showcasing tunes of the 60s and 70s
24 Apr 2020
Kevin Borich acoustic mode

Kevin Borich acoustic mode

Our ANZAC day show with special guest electric violinist Adrian K
25 Apr 2020
Last Night of the Proms

Last Night of the Proms

Celebrate the best of British music with the Sydney Symphony
30 Apr 2020
Close-Up: Dichterliebe Reimagined

Close-Up: Dichterliebe Reimagined

Close-Up: Koen van Stade – Dichterliebe as Schumann might have imagined it
1 May 2020
A Little Lunch Music: Ensemble Apex - Euro X

A Little Lunch Music: Ensemble Apex - Euro X

A cutting edge orchestra described by Limelight Magazine as “one of the most exciting ensembles on the Sydney Scene."
7 May 2020
MainStage: Burden of Truth

MainStage: Burden of Truth

Transience and homelessness in the première of a new 32-part setting of the Gavin Bryers classic
8 May 2020
The Australian Bee Gees Show

The Australian Bee Gees Show

Celebrating 9 years and over 2800 shows headlining on the Las Vegas strip
8 May 2020
UB40 live in Sydney

UB40 live in Sydney

The UK’s most successful reggae band, UB40 have announced their eagerly anticipated return to Australia
9 May 2020
Beginner Shakuhachi workshop

Beginner Shakuhachi workshop

Bronwyn Kirkpatrick presents this workshop and demonstration introducing the traditional Japanese bamboo flute
9 May 2020
Elijah

Elijah

Biblical drama on a Romantic scale in Mendelssohn’s answer to Handel’s Messiah.
9 May 2020
Mother’s Day Opera high tea at The Castlereagh

Mother’s Day Opera high tea at The Castlereagh

Discover a stunning hidden-Sydney venue and indulge in the opera world's most beautiful music
10 May 2020
Ásgeir

Ásgeir

The return of beloved Icelandic singer-songwriter
12 May 2020
Northern Lights Festival Program 1

Northern Lights Festival Program 1

Join the Sydney Symphony Orchestra for an adventure to the north
21 May 2020
Triumphant Brass

Triumphant Brass

Brass musicians of the Sydney Symphony
29 May 2020
A Little Lunch Music: The Morrisons

A Little Lunch Music: The Morrisons

The Morrisons blend Australian stories with traditional American bluegrass, folk and old timey music
4 Jun 2020
Love Stories

Love Stories

Real Stories. Real People. Real Love.
5 Jun 2020
Salon: Dances of Passion

Salon: Dances of Passion

SongCo Salon: Beautiful voices and exquisite harmonies in sublime song.
14 Jun 2020
Do You Hear The People Sing?

Do You Hear The People Sing?

Celebrating the writers of Les Misérables, Miss Saigon and more
16 Jun 2020
Médée

Médée

Presented by Pinchgut Opera
18 Jun 2020
A Centenary Celebration

A Centenary Celebration

Sydney Philharmonia Choirs gather to celebrate 100 years of singing
20 Jun 2020
Omega Ensemble: Chopin, Kerry and Clara

Omega Ensemble: Chopin, Kerry and Clara

A Romantic concerto, a world premiere quintet and a celebration of Clara Schumann
20 Jun 2020
Aida at the Sydney Opera House

Aida at the Sydney Opera House

The best way to experience the Sydney Opera House
25 Jun 2020
This Sounds like Science: Ecosystems in a Warming World

This Sounds like Science: Ecosystems in a Warming World

Contemplate the future of Australia’s changing ecosystems with Professor Angela Moles, a plant ecologist at UNSW Sydney
7 Jul 2020
Close-Up: Bach to the Future

Close-Up: Bach to the Future

Close-Up: Max Riebl – from Bach to Elvis Presley and back!
11 Jul 2020
Austin Mackay: Debut EP launch tour

Austin Mackay: Debut EP launch tour

Join Austin Mackay for his debut EP launch tour at Button Bar!
14 Jul 2020
La Juive at the Sydney Opera House

La Juive at the Sydney Opera House

No trip to Sydney is complete without a visit to its most famous building. And the best thing to do when you visit the Sydney Opera House is to come inside and…
14 Jul 2020
A Little Lunch Music: Mucho Mambo

A Little Lunch Music: Mucho Mambo

World class arrangements fuse with Latin rhythms, jazz harmonies and orchestration.
16 Jul 2020
Bach's Violin

Bach's Violin

Baroque violinist Jonas Zschenderlein performs concertos, sonatas and a suite by J.S. Bach
22 Jul 2020
Eugene Onegin

Eugene Onegin

Eugene Onegin is the journey from what could be to what might have been. Between lies tragedy. Tchaikovsky's sumptuous opera is a study in reminiscence and…
25 Jul 2020
The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden

The Broadway classic comes to Sydney
4 Aug 2020
A Little Lunch Music: Beethoven's Violin

A Little Lunch Music: Beethoven's Violin

Celebrating Beethoven’s 250th Birthday with two of the masters’ most popular sonatas for violin and Piano.
10 Aug 2020
MainStage: Arms of Love

MainStage: Arms of Love

Buxtehude’s monumental meditation on suffering and the human body set with contemporary Indigenous dance
11 Aug 2020
The Light in the Piazza

The Light in the Piazza

The Broadway hit comes to Sydney Opera House
14 Aug 2020
The Milk Carton Kids

The Milk Carton Kids

The popular Californian folk duo's 2020 Australian Tour
15 Aug 2020
Australia Ensemble: Café and Concert Hall

Australia Ensemble: Café and Concert Hall

The concert hall was not always a place of reverent silence.
15 Aug 2020
Salon: Madrigalesque

Salon: Madrigalesque

SongCo Salon: Fa-la-la with the finest young voices in Australia
16 Aug 2020
This Sounds like Science: Sounds from the Ice

This Sounds like Science: Sounds from the Ice

Join scientist and explorer Professor Chris Turney for a journey through environmental change at the end of the earth
21 Aug 2020
Resonate 2020: Palm Court

Resonate 2020: Palm Court

Live band, dancing and champagne High Tea
23 Aug 2020
Latitude 37: A German in Venice

Latitude 37: A German in Venice

A fascinating visit to Baroque Venice with period instrument specialists Latitude 37.
28 Aug 2020
Notre-Dame

Notre-Dame

The rich musical tradition of Notre-Dame told in a theatrical concert experience
2 Sep 2020
A Little Lunch Music: Miriam Lieberman Trio

A Little Lunch Music: Miriam Lieberman Trio

Award-winning singer-songwriter Miriam Lieberman performs with Susie Bishop and Lara Goodridge.
3 Sep 2020
Purcell and Charpentier

Purcell and Charpentier

A concert presented by Pinchgut Opera
12 Sep 2020
Rembrandt's Wife

Rembrandt's Wife

The first revival of this 2009 chamber opera by Andrew Ford and Sue Smith
16 Sep 2020
Resonate 2020: Alexandre Da Costa

Resonate 2020: Alexandre Da Costa

Stradivarius at the Opera with Ensemble Apex Strings
27 Sep 2020
ChorusOz: Verdi Requiem

ChorusOz: Verdi Requiem

For its exhilarating and primal effect there's no music to rival the "Dies irae" (Day of Wrath) in Verdi's Requiem. When it thunders into the hall, the sheer…
4 Oct 2020
In concert with Lucrezia Borgia

In concert with Lucrezia Borgia

Bask in the skills of an extraordinary soprano
8 Oct 2020
Close-Up: Chant d'amour et de mort

Close-Up: Chant d'amour et de mort

Close-Up: Amy Moore – Messiaen’s grandest song cycle of love and death
10 Oct 2020
A Little Lunch Music: Guitar Trek

A Little Lunch Music: Guitar Trek

The dynamic Australian guitar quartet Guitar Trek has created a depth of sound that captivates audiences worldwide
13 Oct 2020
Australia Ensemble: A Song Before The Storm

Australia Ensemble: A Song Before The Storm

The Shostakovich Piano Quintet was composed as Western Europe was at war and the USSR was on the brink of invasion from Nazi Germany.
24 Oct 2020
Ottoman Baroque

Ottoman Baroque

The mesmerising Whirling Dervishes are steeped in mystique and will return from Turkey to dazzle in musical meditation
28 Oct 2020
Omega Ensemble: Night Serenades

Omega Ensemble: Night Serenades

Grand serenades, melodramatic sextets and music hidden in the shadows
29 Oct 2020
This Sounds like Science: Music and the Climate Crisis

This Sounds like Science: Music and the Climate Crisis

Join musicologist and composer Rachel Meyers as she explores 21st Century music through the prism of climate change
29 Oct 2020
MainStage: Circle of Virtue

MainStage: Circle of Virtue

A dramatic presentation of the earliest surviving music drama by 12th-century Abbess Hildegard of Bingen
4 Nov 2020
Close-Up: Esperar, Sentir, Morir

Close-Up: Esperar, Sentir, Morir

Close-Up: Roberta Diamond – voyages in music from the Iberian Peninsula
15 Nov 2020
Deca Joins: In Between Mountains Tour

Deca Joins: In Between Mountains Tour

Let’s witness the bright 2020 of deca joins and enjoy their Australian tour together!
15 Nov 2020
Magic Mike Live

Magic Mike Live

Channing Tatum’s Magic Mike Live is a night out you will never forget
19 Nov 2020
Cancelled: Sydney Town Hall organ recitals

Cancelled: Sydney Town Hall organ recitals

Be enchanted by the magic of Sydney Town Hall's grand organ, at a free lunchtime concert in the heart of the city
23 Nov 2020
A Little Lunch Music: 1984! The Musical!

A Little Lunch Music: 1984! The Musical!

Tap-dancing in torture chambers and rats with razzle-dazzle, 1984! The Musical! has it all!
24 Nov 2020
Latitude 37: Meditations

Latitude 37: Meditations

Contemplative music from the 17th century and beyond with baroque specialists Latitude 37
26 Nov 2020
Noël Noël

Noël Noël

Gather your family and friends together this Christmas and spend a joyous evening sharing rare carols
12 Dec 2020
Omega Ensemble: Russian Romantics

Omega Ensemble: Russian Romantics

A spectacular face-off between giants of Russian Romanticism
12 Dec 2020
Meg Mac supported by Fergus James

Meg Mac supported by Fergus James

A unique and intimate performance setting at Taronga Zoo
Singing classes with Sharon Hayes

Singing classes with Sharon Hayes

Display your singing talents and have fun at our new Monday classes