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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.

Weekly live jazz at The Swinging Cat with The Sazeracs

Weekly live jazz at The Swinging Cat with The Sazeracs

Throw away all notions of stuffy jazz music and think New Orleans Mardi Gras instead
Tomorrow
Agung Mango 'Man On The Go'

Agung Mango 'Man On The Go'

One of the most exciting acts to come from Australia’s rap scene
Tomorrow
Boublil & Schönberg’s Do You Hear The People Sing?

Boublil & Schönberg’s Do You Hear The People Sing?

An extraordinary and rare celebration of one of the world’s finest musical theatre collaborations
Tomorrow
Chansons: Songs & Stories - Piaf, Brel & Me

Chansons: Songs & Stories - Piaf, Brel & Me

A musical cabaret travels to France - French Songs that travelled the world - Autobiograpic stories that touch lifes.
Tomorrow
Friday Food Trucks & Live Music at Green Square

Friday Food Trucks & Live Music at Green Square

Small Lane, Green Square is spicing up Friday Nights with regular Food Trucks, Bar & Live Music weather permitting
Tomorrow
Ghannili (Sing to me)

Ghannili (Sing to me)

Ghannili, a concert of exhilarating classical music by Andalus Arabic Choir
Tomorrow
Learn to play ukulele from your heart

Learn to play ukulele from your heart

Everything you need to know to play ukulele in one lesson
Tomorrow
Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Enter a world of splendor and romance, of eye-popping excess, of glitz, grandeur, and glory!
Tomorrow
Play Taiko intro workshops

Play Taiko intro workshops

Learn how to play the fascinating, awe-inspiring taiko! Join our 90-minute introduction workshop
Tomorrow
Solarcoaster: Live music in the Sydney Fringe Festival

Solarcoaster: Live music in the Sydney Fringe Festival

Come and dance with Sydney's own indie pop band supported by 'Little Delilah' at the Chippo Hotel
Tomorrow
Tempest and Turmoil

Tempest and Turmoil

An evening performance of dramatic opera arias and scenes.
Tomorrow
The Songwriting Prize 2022 - Sydney Semi Final

The Songwriting Prize 2022 - Sydney Semi Final

Listen Up Music presents The Songwriting Prize;Australia's only mental health songwriting competition.
Tomorrow
Ayebatonye & Trent Rackus at Rekodo

Ayebatonye & Trent Rackus at Rekodo

Live vinyl DJs spinning at Sydney's new restaurant & vinyl bar Rekodo
1 Oct 2022
Boom! International festival of percussion

Boom! International festival of percussion

Celebrates all percussion in all its many styles from around the world
1 Oct 2022
BOOM! International Festival of Percussion Opening Concert

BOOM! International Festival of Percussion Opening Concert

Some of the finest percussive artists take the stage to celebrate percussion in all its forms
1 Oct 2022
Carlotta Centanni – “From Italy With Love”

Carlotta Centanni – “From Italy With Love”

After her successful album launch at Foundry 616 with “Speak Love ~ Parla D’amore”, Carlotta returns to Foundry
1 Oct 2022
Finals of the IFAC Handa Australian Singing Competition

Finals of the IFAC Handa Australian Singing Competition

Discover the future of opera in this concert with five talented Finalists and the Opera Australia orchestra.
1 Oct 2022
Kinder Beat Music for 2 - 5 Year Olds

Kinder Beat Music for 2 - 5 Year Olds

Kinder Beat Music is your child's first step into the world of music and music education.
1 Oct 2022
Nia Archives

Nia Archives

One of the jungle scene's most talked about newcomers hits Mary's Underground
1 Oct 2022
Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas

Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas

A staged performance of Purcell's opera 'Dido and Aeneas', alongside a new prologue by Australian composer Ben Fan.
1 Oct 2022
Queen of the night

Queen of the night

She's got the stuff that you want, the thing that you need
1 Oct 2022
Ukubebe 10th Birthday party

Ukubebe 10th Birthday party

A live event for families - jazz, country and loads of fun children's songs
1 Oct 2022
DIY music: songwriting sessions (ages 16+)

DIY music: songwriting sessions (ages 16+)

Build your music skills, collaborate with fellow musicians and explore your creativity.
1 Oct 2022
Salty's Sundays feat. DJs & live sax

Salty's Sundays feat. DJs & live sax

DJs, cocktails and party vibes at Bondi’s favourite beachfront location
2 Oct 2022
BYO instrument ensemble

BYO instrument ensemble

Develop your music skills and have fun in this weekly session for all ages
3 Oct 2022
Music & movement class with Ian

Music & movement class with Ian

Move the body, still the mind and build strength, flexibility & balance
3 Oct 2022
Drumscapes

Drumscapes

Concert featuring David Jones
3 Oct 2022
I Am Nature: world premiere

I Am Nature: world premiere

Concert featuring J.B. Smith and synergy percussion
3 Oct 2022
Percussive Pluralities

Percussive Pluralities

Welcome & keynote for Boom! International Festival of Percussion featuring Louise Devenish
3 Oct 2022
Hack Sounds @ 107 Green Square

Hack Sounds @ 107 Green Square

Trained and untrained musicians with varying abilities and experiences
4 Oct 2022
Meditation hour

Meditation hour

Featuring Ian Cleworth and guests John Napier, Josh Hill, Kerryn Joyce, Ryuji Hamada, David Jones, and Carmen Warrington
4 Oct 2022
New Works for Percussion Ensemble

New Works for Percussion Ensemble

Concert featuring the Sydney Conservatorium's next generation of percussionists
4 Oct 2022
The Groove

The Groove

Afternoon Beats Workshop Presented by Jess Ciampa
4 Oct 2022
StudioRCC singing group lessons

StudioRCC singing group lessons

Free group singing online classes facilitated by Asahi Takahasi
5 Oct 2022
Billy Joel live at Yankee Stadium

Billy Joel live at Yankee Stadium

It's time for all the uptown girls to make way for the downtown man!
5 Oct 2022
Circle Of Rhythm In Concert

Circle Of Rhythm In Concert

A unique collaboration between three of Australia’s best loved rhythmatists
5 Oct 2022
Creative Use Of Rhythm In Any Music

Creative Use Of Rhythm In Any Music

Afternoon Beats Workshop Presented by Benjamin Walsh
5 Oct 2022
New Concepts In Taiko

New Concepts In Taiko

Dialogue & demo featuring Kaoru Watanabe
5 Oct 2022
Simon Barker In Concert

Simon Barker In Concert

Solo works by one of Australia’s most brilliant, thoughtful and musically adventurous drummers
5 Oct 2022
Teachings/Transformations

Teachings/Transformations

Dialogue & demo featuring acclaimed drummer Simon Barker
5 Oct 2022
Tiffany Austin (USA)

Tiffany Austin (USA)

Tiffany Austin is part of the generation of outstanding young jazz singers that is re-imagining the jazz vocal tradition
5 Oct 2022
Glee Kids

Glee Kids

We're launching our all new Glee Kids Program from May and we'd love your child to be part of it
5 Oct 2022
Ableton live for all levels beginner to advanced

Ableton live for all levels beginner to advanced

A free face to face super course facilitated by Billy Kang from TAFE (Ultimo)
6 Oct 2022
Andrea Lam performs Mozart

Andrea Lam performs Mozart

Renowned for her interpretations of Mozart, Andrea Lam reveals the work’s beauty in all its striking contrast and zest.
6 Oct 2022
Composer/Performer Interface

Composer/Performer Interface

Dialogue & Demo Featuring Claire Edwardes and Peggy Polias
6 Oct 2022
Electronica vs/loves Percussa

Electronica vs/loves Percussa

Dialogue & Demo - Live Online Featuring Cat Hope (Joining live via video)
6 Oct 2022
Introduction To Taiko Workshop

Introduction To Taiko Workshop

Afternoon Beats Workshop Presented by Taikoz
6 Oct 2022
Jazz ensemble - audition and class

Jazz ensemble - audition and class

Play Jazz with our curated ensembles and develop confident improvisation, aural and sight-reading skills
6 Oct 2022
Soul ensemble audition and class

Soul ensemble audition and class

Introducing you to a broad range of classic Soul and Rhythm ‘n’ Blues music styles in an ensemble setting
6 Oct 2022
Book launch: Bon and Lesley by Shaun Prescott

Book launch: Bon and Lesley by Shaun Prescott

Join the acclaimed author of The Town to celebrate his new novel, with live music by the Newcastle-based duo Troth.
6 Oct 2022
Afro Peruvian Jazz

Afro Peruvian Jazz

Concert featuring global jazz group ALLY
7 Oct 2022
Afro-Cuban Percussion & Dance: A Cultural Connection

Afro-Cuban Percussion & Dance: A Cultural Connection

Afternoon Beats Workshop Presented by Juan Carlos Allende and Adrian Medina
7 Oct 2022
Big Jazz Eve at Glebe

Big Jazz Eve at Glebe

Join a spectacular evening of jazz and latin vibes in Glebe
7 Oct 2022
Inside The Groove

Inside The Groove

Dialogue & Demo - Live Online Featuring Nacho Mena (Joining live via video)
7 Oct 2022
Latin Percussion Workshop

Latin Percussion Workshop

Workshop Presented by Giorgio Rojas and Juan Carlos Allende
7 Oct 2022
Tradition And Future

Tradition And Future

Workshop Presented by Ray Pereira and Kanchana Karunaratna
7 Oct 2022
Puttin’ on the Ritz Deco Soirée

Puttin’ on the Ritz Deco Soirée

An evening of glamour and the glitz of the golden age of jazz and swing...
8 Oct 2022
Siakara: Afro-Cuban singing and percussion workshops

Siakara: Afro-Cuban singing and percussion workshops

Welcome to this unique and uplifting workshop of Afro-Cuban songs, chants and rhythms... presented by The Third Voice
9 Oct 2022
Pyrmont Sings!

Pyrmont Sings!

A non-audition, community choir. New singers are always welcome
11 Oct 2022
Adult Glee Club Stanmore

Adult Glee Club Stanmore

Sing your heart out, no auditions required, no experience needed, just a willingness to try
11 Oct 2022
Deep dive into rhyme

Deep dive into rhyme

Online Booster Workshop
11 Oct 2022
Talkin Jazz: Great standards

Talkin Jazz: Great standards

Online Booster Workshop by Open Academy
11 Oct 2022
Firepop x Parramatta Lanes 2022

Firepop x Parramatta Lanes 2022

Explore the brilliance of local artists along with tasty treats
12 Oct 2022
LIOR: Live at Emanuel

LIOR: Live at Emanuel

A collection of hugely talented artists, all part of the Emanuel family, coming together for one great night of music
12 Oct 2022
P is for Polkaboys

P is for Polkaboys

Join the Polkaboys for springtime musical trek through the Swiss Alps and beyond
12 Oct 2022
UNI TUNES Live at the Lansdowne

UNI TUNES Live at the Lansdowne

Sydney’s freshest up and coming music, all on one stage, all on one night
12 Oct 2022
Flow and Glow

Flow and Glow

Free experiential and hospitality activity taking place in Sydney city’s Wynyard neighbourhood
13 Oct 2022
Laura Jean | Phoenix Central Park

Laura Jean | Phoenix Central Park

Sydney songwriter Laura Jean plays a stripped back set featuring songs from her upcoming album Amateurs
13 Oct 2022
Darling Dance Sessions

Darling Dance Sessions

Watch dance battles, groove along to live DJs and learn a move or two - all for FREE!
14 Oct 2022
Avenue Q The Musical

Avenue Q The Musical

Laugh out loud at the adventures of Princeton, a recent college graduate who moves into a shabby New York apartment
14 Oct 2022
DIY music: drop-in sessions (ages 16+)

DIY music: drop-in sessions (ages 16+)

Collaborate with fellow musicians and explore your creativity through a series of music drop-in sessions at Green Square
15 Oct 2022
Opera at The Embassy: Die Fledermaus

Opera at The Embassy: Die Fledermaus

Immerse yourself in operatic splendour with lavishly costumed popular opera in an elegant heritage setting.
15 Oct 2022
Sergei Prokofiev’s Peter & The Wolf

Sergei Prokofiev’s Peter & The Wolf

Written with young ears in mind, Sergei Prokofiev’s classic Peter & the Wolf is as charming and entertaining as ever.
16 Oct 2022
The Causeway x Dear Scarlett

The Causeway x Dear Scarlett

Join ‘The Causeway’ with their good friends ‘Dear Scarlett’ for Sunday funday as we say hello to another week ahead
16 Oct 2022
Yamaha Music School

Yamaha Music School

Providing music education to all generations.
16 Oct 2022
Vocal fundamentals

Vocal fundamentals

the class to get you on track for a life of song
17 Oct 2022
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet in Recital

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet in Recital

In this concert, we hear one of the masters of capture the delicacy of French music: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet.
17 Oct 2022
Impro basics

Impro basics

Learn elementary theoretical concepts, historical knowledge and basic skills in the art of jazz improvisation
17 Oct 2022
A cross-cultural musical journey with Flautist Chloe Chung

A cross-cultural musical journey with Flautist Chloe Chung

Join Chloe for a cross-cultural musical journey as she shares various favourite flute songs & pieces from her childhood.
18 Oct 2022
Music Fundamentals

Music Fundamentals

Learn to read music and understand how it works
18 Oct 2022
Mozart's Haffner Serenade

Mozart's Haffner Serenade

Andrew Haveron directs Mozart’s optimistic and unforgettable Haffner Serenade.
19 Oct 2022
Piano for beginners (level 1)

Piano for beginners (level 1)

group piano classes for adults at the Conservatorium of Music Open Academy
19 Oct 2022
Al Di Meola Australian Tour 2022

Al Di Meola Australian Tour 2022

The legendary jazz guitarist returns to Sydney
20 Oct 2022
Carla Geneve | Phoenix Central Park

Carla Geneve | Phoenix Central Park

Carla Geneve is one of Western Australia’s most celebrated young songwriters.
20 Oct 2022
Liveworks Festival of Experimental Art 2022

Liveworks Festival of Experimental Art 2022

Provocative, ambitious and unpredictable new work from Australian, Asia Pacific and First Nations artists
20 Oct 2022
Metal Gods - Performing the best of DIO & Judas Priest

Metal Gods - Performing the best of DIO & Judas Priest

Metal Gods is a celebration of DIO and Judas Priest featuring Ripper Owens & ex-Dio Drummer, Simon Wright
21 Oct 2022
Paul Greene (Album Launch Tour)

Paul Greene (Album Launch Tour)

Enjoy the infectious melodies of this trail blazer in the Australian music scene
21 Oct 2022
SAFEROOM ft. Claire Knight + friends

SAFEROOM ft. Claire Knight + friends

SAFEROOM welcomes back Claire Knight for a live show
21 Oct 2022
Xstatic Wonderland Festival

Xstatic Wonderland Festival

Go down the rabbit hole, dance, dress up, play and reconnect with costume parades, fun games and an epic line-up of artists
22 Oct 2022
Australia Ensemble UNSW 2022 Subscription Concert: Delicioso

Australia Ensemble UNSW 2022 Subscription Concert: Delicioso

Rich and refined textures of Brahms and Amy Beach, the sparkle of Mozart and jazz-influenced dance music of Martinů
22 Oct 2022
Fantasia

Fantasia

DISNEY FANTASIA With WILLOUGHBY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT FEATURES SELECTIONS FROM FANTASIA LIVE TO FILM
22 Oct 2022
Transcendental elegance & passion

Transcendental elegance & passion

A captivating program of chamber music spanning the Baroque era, through the Romantic period to the present day
22 Oct 2022
Sydney Mandolin Orchestra 90th Anniversary

Sydney Mandolin Orchestra 90th Anniversary

Sydney Mandolin Orchestra showcases the unique expressiveness of mandolins, mandolas, guitars, & double bass,
23 Oct 2022
Daniel Müller-Schott performs Dvořák

Daniel Müller-Schott performs Dvořák

One of the world’s greatest cellists performs arguably the greatest cello concerto of all.
27 Oct 2022
Melissa Aldana Quartet

Melissa Aldana Quartet

Sydney International Women's Jazz Festival 2022
27 Oct 2022
Marloo’s Blues

Marloo’s Blues

Sydney International Women's Jazz Festival 2022
28 Oct 2022
Alexander Gadjiev

Alexander Gadjiev

Winner of the 2021 Sydney International Piano Competition
29 Oct 2022
Attila - Opera Australia

Attila - Opera Australia

Attila opens at the Sydney Opera House this October
29 Oct 2022
Suite Suomi feat. Iro Haarla

Suite Suomi feat. Iro Haarla

A subtle and exploratory suite that celebrates the commonality and diversity of their nation’s respective landscapes.
29 Oct 2022
Live at Foundry 616: Lucy Burke and The Smokin' Js.

Live at Foundry 616: Lucy Burke and The Smokin' Js.

Singer songwriter Lucy Burke + Pub Rock Band The Smokin’ Js perfrom at premier jazz music venue, Foundry 616.
29 Oct 2022
Lisa Oduor-Noah | Phoenix Central Park

Lisa Oduor-Noah | Phoenix Central Park

Lisa Oduor-Noah was introduced to music through her family's love for different musical genres
1 Nov 2022
Andrea Keller Trio with strings

Andrea Keller Trio with strings

SIMA presents Lush harmonies and delicate lyricism from one of Australia’s most creative minds at Pier 2/3.
3 Nov 2022
Caccini Circle Concerts

Caccini Circle Concerts

Two free lunchtime recitals starring Australia's best classical musicians
3 Nov 2022
Hextape | Phoenix Central Park

Hextape | Phoenix Central Park

Bridget Chappell (aka Hextape) is an artist trying to contextualise a lot of trespass and nostalgia
3 Nov 2022
ACO Underground | Phoenix Central Park

ACO Underground | Phoenix Central Park

Expect a heady mix of dangerous realism, experimentation, and dreamy relief during ACO Underground at Phoenix.
4 Nov 2022
HWFG Warriors

HWFG Warriors

Icons of the Sydney scene come together
5 Nov 2022
Modes for guitar: online music workshop

Modes for guitar: online music workshop

90min online workshop introducing modes for guitar players
8 Nov 2022
Kyoshi | Phoenix Central Park

Kyoshi | Phoenix Central Park

Kyoshi have emerged with a distinctive crossover sound of London jazz and psychedelic soul
10 Nov 2022
Beginner Shakuhachi workshop

Beginner Shakuhachi workshop

Bronwyn Kirkpatrick presents this workshop and demonstration introducing the traditional Japanese bamboo flute
12 Nov 2022
Sydney Town Hall organ recitals

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
14 Nov 2022
Originals on Fire

Originals on Fire

A 3 hour musical journey of 3 of the hottest original acts in Sydney
18 Nov 2022
David Gray

David Gray

The multi-platinum, multi-Brit and Grammy-nominated British singer-songwriter brings his rescheduled tour to Australia
19 Nov 2022
Lucy Durack’s ROM-COMCERT

Lucy Durack’s ROM-COMCERT

Celebrating the greatest rom-com soundtracks alongside Rob Mills and Bert LaBonté
19 Nov 2022
Ashli | Phoenix Central Park

Ashli | Phoenix Central Park

Ashli is an uncompromising songwriter with the expert calibre of a trained vocalist
24 Nov 2022
Threading the Light

Threading the Light

World Premiere - concert opera for string orchestra, singers & percussion, electronic surround sound & images
25 Nov 2022
2Cellos

2Cellos

The dedicated tour
26 Nov 2022
Gipsy Jazz with George Washingmachine and Phoebe Haselden

Gipsy Jazz with George Washingmachine and Phoebe Haselden

Presented by Mini Musica, family-friendly morning music concerts for 0-6-year-olds and their grown-ups
29 Nov 2022
MOD CON | Phoenix Central Park

MOD CON | Phoenix Central Park

MOD CON is a collaborative project, an incarnation of three longstanding creative friendships
1 Dec 2022
Festival X

Festival X

Australia's biggest music festival this December!
3 Dec 2022
Andrea Lam | Phoenix Central Park

Andrea Lam | Phoenix Central Park

Glimpses: Light and Shadow takes five classical composers over five centuries
6 Dec 2022
Véronique Serret | Phoenix Central Park

Véronique Serret | Phoenix Central Park

Véronique Serret is effortlessly bridging the divide between classical and contemporary art forms
13 Dec 2022
Milk! Records 10th Anniversary | Phoenix Central Park

Milk! Records 10th Anniversary | Phoenix Central Park

This year, we’re thrilled to be welcoming a celebration of ten years of Milk! Records at Phoenix Central Park
17 Dec 2022
New Year's Eve @ Ventuno Walsh Bay

New Year's Eve @ Ventuno Walsh Bay

Multicourse Degustation & Free Flowing Beverages with Harbour Views from Walsh Bay
31 Dec 2022
To Barbra, With Love

To Barbra, With Love

Paying tribute to one of the best-selling female artists of all time on her 80th birthday
13 Jan 2023
Darren Hayes

Darren Hayes

The do you remember? Tour
7 Feb 2023
Lorde 'Solar Power' Tour 2023​

Lorde 'Solar Power' Tour 2023​

For the first time in five years, Frontier Touring are thrilled to announce formidable pop queen Lorde return
13 Mar 2023
Fantabulosa

Fantabulosa

Boy George's FANTABULOSA is debuting at the ICC Sydney in March 2023!
18 Mar 2023
Band classes for kids: trial sessions

Band classes for kids: trial sessions

Has your child ever dreamed of joining a band? Well, now is the time
23 Aug 2023