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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.

Summer jazz at Gateway

Summer jazz at Gateway

Enjoy live and free jazz band performances while you dine or enjoy the summer sun at Gateway Sydney this January
Today 11.30am to 2.30pm
Electric Keys

Electric Keys

An important private collection of keyboards from the middle of the 20th century, prior to the rise of synthesisers
Today 10am to 5pm
Speakers Corner

Speakers Corner

With 22 nights of live music, DJs, a dash of comedy and a splash of street art, all roads lead to Speakers Corner
Today 6pm to 11pm
Girl From The North Country

Girl From The North Country

Premiering at the newly refurbished Theatre Royal Sydney in January 2022
Today all day
Opal Ocean: progressive flamenco rock from France

Opal Ocean: progressive flamenco rock from France

Explore The Hadal Zone in the only Sydney show of Alex Champ and Nadav Tabak's east coast tour
Today 8pm to 11.30pm
Redfern x Misfits Sydney Summer Streets

Redfern x Misfits Sydney Summer Streets

Join us as we take the pub outside for the day & take over Redfern St!
Today 12am to 9pm
Sweet summer sounds

Sweet summer sounds

First Fleet Park in The Rocks will be the home of live music as 50+ music acts perform over nine days this summer
Today 2pm to 7.30pm
Yung Lung

Yung Lung

Stand amidst an onslaught in this apocalyptic performance on Mount Olympus
Today 8.15pm to 8pm
Turandot at the Sydney Opera House

Turandot at the Sydney Opera House

As the moon rises, a death cry wails through imperial Peking. Torture and death mean nothing.
Tomorrow
StudioRCC singing group lessons

StudioRCC singing group lessons

Free group singing online classes facilitated by Asahi Takahasi
25 Jan 2022
Busby Marou

Busby Marou

Rockhampton’s finest blues and roots duo returns for a laid-back night of acoustic rock favourites
25 Jan 2022
Cobalt Blues

Cobalt Blues

A journey from Georgia by Route 66 with Ray Charles all the way to the Dock of the Bay to visit Otis Redding
25 Jan 2022
Masha & Band

Masha & Band

Masha is the international all-star, winner of The Voice Armenia, and finalist in the 2020 Voice Australia competition
25 Jan 2022
Australia Day Live

Australia Day Live

Unforgettable musical performances by top Aussie talent choreographed with a spectacular fireworks display
26 Jan 2022
Livestream dance fitness workout: Jungle Body

Livestream dance fitness workout: Jungle Body

A 45 minute dance cardio and toning workout wth fun steps and upbeat music for all fitness levels
26 Jan 2022
Public holiday backyard BBQ at The Sheaf

Public holiday backyard BBQ at The Sheaf

Join us in the courtyard, soaking up the rays, taking in the tunes & snacking on some of our backyard BBQ specials
26 Jan 2022
Sam McNally's Australia Day from 6pm

Sam McNally's Australia Day from 6pm

3 of Sydney's most respected session players doing their Funk Soul RnB thang with special guests AUSTRALIA DAY 6pm
26 Jan 2022
WugulOra Morning Ceremony

WugulOra Morning Ceremony

The WugulOra Morning Ceremony is a celebration of First Nations culture through music, dance, language, and ceremony
26 Jan 2022
Yabun 2022 - 20 Years of Yabun

Yabun 2022 - 20 Years of Yabun

Celebrating the strengths of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures
26 Jan 2022
Aboriginal Dreaming cruises

Aboriginal Dreaming cruises

A new and unique Aboriginal Twilight and Night Dreaming Cruise onboard our flagship vessel Ocean Dreaming 2.
27 Jan 2022
L.A. Collective

L.A. Collective

An acoustic reimagining of the most diverse musical era - the 90's. From Alanis Morrisette to Pearl Jam
27 Jan 2022
Martinez Akustica

Martinez Akustica

Martinez Akustica, the band billed by Bluesfest as ‘probably the greatest acoustic guitar band in the country’
27 Jan 2022
The Marriage of Figaro at the Sydney Opera House

The Marriage of Figaro at the Sydney Opera House

A chaotic whirlwind of mistaken identities makes the wedding day of Figaro and Susanna a lesson in hilarity
27 Jan 2022
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
27 Jan 2022
An evening with Rick Melick - Blues & Roots

An evening with Rick Melick - Blues & Roots

Rick has played every major festival in the world from The North Sea & Montreaux Jazz Festivals to W.O.M.A.D.
28 Jan 2022
Liam Burrows

Liam Burrows

Liam is a phenomenal jazz vocalist, his unique swing style and voice are extraordinary.
28 Jan 2022
Switched On: The Chills

Switched On: The Chills

Experience the timeless gems that have made The Chills one of the most loved NZ groups of all time.
28 Jan 2022
Twilight at Taronga presented by Mastercard

Twilight at Taronga presented by Mastercard

The Twilight at Taronga Summer Concert Series presented by Mastercard is backlit with one of the world's best views
28 Jan 2022
What Are You Syncing - Music NFTS

What Are You Syncing - Music NFTS

Empowering artists to create and sell your own radio ready music
28 Jan 2022
Jam Sandwiches & the Bifters - double bill

Jam Sandwiches & the Bifters - double bill

New Wave hard rock, psychedelia, progressive, blues rock music with a nod to the Classics
29 Jan 2022
Lucy Burke – ‘Vicinity’ single launch

Lucy Burke – ‘Vicinity’ single launch

Lucy Burke is back performing live at Foundry 616 to celebrate the release of her latest single, Vicinity!
29 Jan 2022
Sound Stories

Sound Stories

Alongside the City of Sydney, Konzertprojekt presents a concert series showcasing stories told by Australian musicians.
29 Jan 2022
Soul Messengers at Mosman

Soul Messengers at Mosman

Soul, R&B and Funk on a Sunday arvo
30 Jan 2022
Concert and Cake Sundays: D'amore sospiro

Concert and Cake Sundays: D'amore sospiro

Soprano Eleanor Lyons and tenor Andrew Goodwin sing arias and duets of love
30 Jan 2022
“FIRE” Tribute to Mark Simmonds – Matt Ottignon Quartet

“FIRE” Tribute to Mark Simmonds – Matt Ottignon Quartet

Matt Ottignon's Tribute to Mark Simmonds including Tom Avgenicos, Jonathan Zwartz and James Hauptmann
3 Feb 2022
Mark Simmonds 'Fire' tribute

Mark Simmonds 'Fire' tribute

The Matt Ottignon quartet pay homage to one of Australia's finest modern jazz albums of all time
3 Feb 2022
Double Bill: Audrey Powne + Alex Hirlian Quintet

Double Bill: Audrey Powne + Alex Hirlian Quintet

Melbourne’s queen of groove joins forces with a futuristic ensemble in a non-stop double-bill.
4 Feb 2022
Jeremy Rose Quartet

Jeremy Rose Quartet

Described as “one of the most creative and restless musicians in the Australian jazz scene" Jeremy Rose comes to Foundry
4 Feb 2022
Sound and Vision: Bait with Live Score By Gwenno

Sound and Vision: Bait with Live Score By Gwenno

Welsh Music Prize winner Gwenno brings her stunning live score to Mark Jenkin’s BAFTA-winning Bait
4 Feb 2022
Virna Sanzone Quartet

Virna Sanzone Quartet

Sophisticated jazz vocals, with unmatched virtuosity.
5 Feb 2022
Heathers The Musical

Heathers The Musical

A high-energy immersive theatre experience from The Mitchell Old Company
8 Feb 2022
Royalties, rights, regulations and recordings

Royalties, rights, regulations and recordings

A free 6-week online & face to face program to help new musicians understand the law and business basics
9 Feb 2022
StudioRCC: Pro tools audio editing

StudioRCC: Pro tools audio editing

Last minute productions offers a 6 week Protools free course hosted by Tim McArtney
9 Feb 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)
10 Feb 2022
Double Bill: Hilary Geddes & Nick Garbett's The Glider

Double Bill: Hilary Geddes & Nick Garbett's The Glider

Definitive contemporary music that flaunts Australia’s boundless creativity
10 Feb 2022
Omega Ensemble: Two Breaths

Omega Ensemble: Two Breaths

The first breath; worlds apart. The second breath; worlds collide.
10 Feb 2022
Shane Pacey+ Trio

Shane Pacey+ Trio

Shane is a lead guitarist of legendary status on the Australian Blues scene for the Bondi Cigars & the Foreday Riders
11 Feb 2022
Jo Fabro's Home Cookin'

Jo Fabro's Home Cookin'

A soulful vocalist with a powerhouse repertoire
11 Feb 2022
Lunar spectacular show

Lunar spectacular show

A wonderful celebration of culture, community and friendship
12 Feb 2022
Bach in the Dark

Bach in the Dark

Enjoy an hour of great music in an intimate and engaging listening environment
12 Feb 2022
PsyconFest Greasefire, Pikoù Panez, Sandcastles & Vermillion

PsyconFest Greasefire, Pikoù Panez, Sandcastles & Vermillion

PsyconFest presents for its 3rd edition with Greasefire, Pikoù Panez, Sandcastles & Vermillion Trio
12 Feb 2022
Ruby's Summer Fiesta

Ruby's Summer Fiesta

SIMA presents the Jazz:NOW Summer Festival
12 Feb 2022
Welcome to Koreatown

Welcome to Koreatown

Sydney CBD’s Koreatown Street Festival
12 Feb 2022
Super Bowl LVI at The Oxford Tavern

Super Bowl LVI at The Oxford Tavern

The Tav is the only place to be to catch all of the legendary action, streaming LIVE from SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles.
14 Feb 2022
Double Bill: Ben Lerner Quartet + Tessie Overmyer Trio

Double Bill: Ben Lerner Quartet + Tessie Overmyer Trio

Brass is the star in this special double bill showcasing Sydney’s best young horn players.
16 Feb 2022
Music in The Sky: A Night with Anna Murakawa

Music in The Sky: A Night with Anna Murakawa

Anna Murakawa graces the stage with complex rhythm and luscious harmonies within the chambers underneath The Coal Loader
17 Feb 2022
Double Bill: Claire Cross: Into Light + COAST

Double Bill: Claire Cross: Into Light + COAST

Embark on a genre-bending journey that will stretch your imagination.
18 Feb 2022
Caravan Festival!

Caravan Festival!

Balkan and Romani gypsy beats and eats
19 Feb 2022
Double Bill: Emanation + Delay 45

Double Bill: Emanation + Delay 45

Emerging musicians with bold creativity and innovation that’s equal to the masters
19 Feb 2022
Gregg Arthur + John Morrison’s Swing City Big Band

Gregg Arthur + John Morrison’s Swing City Big Band

A very special event Australia’s smoothest jazz vocalist Gregg Arthur teams up with the one and only John Morrison
19 Feb 2022
So Frenchy So Chic

So Frenchy So Chic

So Frenchy So Chic is back. Our dance floors has missed you!
19 Feb 2022
Torch Fest Sydney

Torch Fest Sydney

First of its kind mental health music festival, shining a light on inspirational artists and their stories
19 Feb 2022
Baro Lolo Orkestar and the Gypsy Caravan Stage

Baro Lolo Orkestar and the Gypsy Caravan Stage

The Baro Lolo Orkestra! Featuring Lolo Lovina and special guests, playing Romani -Gypsy music from and the Caravan Stage
20 Feb 2022
Double Bill: Mike Nock Sextet + HEKKA

Double Bill: Mike Nock Sextet + HEKKA

There is still no shortage of ideas from legendary jazz pianist Mike Nock
20 Feb 2022
Double Bill: The Emma Stephenson + Yutaro Okuda Quartet

Double Bill: The Emma Stephenson + Yutaro Okuda Quartet

Throwing yourself into the deep has a unique effect on creativity and innovation.
23 Feb 2022
Kaftana Pool Party

Kaftana Pool Party

Kick it poolside for an afternoon of shimmering retro summer fabulousness at Kaftana Pool Party 2022
23 Feb 2022
London Grammar

London Grammar

London Grammar will return to Australia in February 2022 for a national tour
26 Feb 2022
Zela Margossian Quintet 'The Road' Album Launch + Stu Hunter

Zela Margossian Quintet 'The Road' Album Launch + Stu Hunter

“Transitioning among seemingly impossible musical and rhythmic puzzles and into an effortless harmonious whole”
26 Feb 2022
Asteroid Ekosystem + Fetherstone

Asteroid Ekosystem + Fetherstone

‘This is one mighty sonic trip that paints colourful pictures in the mind’ - Loudmouth Magazine
27 Feb 2022
Asteroid Ekosystem + Ilex

Asteroid Ekosystem + Ilex

‘This is one mighty sonic trip that paints colourful pictures in the mind’ - Loudmouth Magazine
27 Feb 2022
Paradiso Pool Party

Paradiso Pool Party

Our official glistening farewell to Summer turns the ivy Pool and Changeroom into a sun-kissed Mediterranean paradise
28 Feb 2022
I feel love: The music of Donna Summer

I feel love: The music of Donna Summer

Internationally known diva of the 90's Mary Kiani presents The music of Donna Summer with a sensational 7-piece band
3 Mar 2022
Mara! Big Band ‘Zashto?’

Mara! Big Band ‘Zashto?’

Riverside Theatres, Mara Music & SIMA present
3 Mar 2022
Party

Party

The biggest LGBTQI+ party in the Southern Hemisphere returns in 2022
5 Mar 2022
Concert and Cake Sundays: Romantic misfits and quartets

Concert and Cake Sundays: Romantic misfits and quartets

The Winther quartet takes us on a journey through three epochs of quartets with a delicious surprise in-between
6 Mar 2022
East Meets West orchestral concert

East Meets West orchestral concert

Featuring Chinese classical masterpieces Butterfly Lovers and The Yellow River
6 Mar 2022
Laneway

Laneway

Wrap up your Mardi Gras weekend with beloved recovery party, Laneway
6 Mar 2022
La Juive at the Sydney Opera House

La Juive at the Sydney Opera House

From her to oblivion…Can love ever drive out hatred?
9 Mar 2022
Nashville's Rainee Blake in concert

Nashville's Rainee Blake in concert

Rainee Blake returns from the US to provide an evening of amazing music with a full band
9 Mar 2022
Singular Voices: Courtney Marie Andrews

Singular Voices: Courtney Marie Andrews

Courtney Marie Andrews brings her master storytelling torch songs to the intimate sonic grandeur of City Recital Hall.
10 Mar 2022
Fantabulosa

Fantabulosa

Boy George's FANTABULOSA is debuting at the ICC Sydney in March 2022!
11 Mar 2022
Lorde 'Solar Power' Tour 2022

Lorde 'Solar Power' Tour 2022

For the first time in five years, Frontier Touring are thrilled to announce formidable pop queen Lorde will returning.
15 Mar 2022
Sticky Notes

Sticky Notes

A live musical performance and activation by Ensemble Offspring with original vibrant scores by Ciaran Frame
15 Mar 2022
Xstatic Wonderland Festival

Xstatic Wonderland Festival

The worlds largest mad hatters tea party
19 Mar 2022
Switched On: Cedric Burnside

Switched On: Cedric Burnside

Grammy nominee Cedric Burnside embodies the ancestral blues of R.L. Burnside, and Mississippi’s modern-day blues.
19 Mar 2022
Maria Stuarda at the Sydney Opera House

Maria Stuarda at the Sydney Opera House

A throne is not made for two… Which Queen will rule her country and his heart?
23 Mar 2022
Singular Voices: Julia Jacklin (solo)

Singular Voices: Julia Jacklin (solo)

Stepping out in all her power, Julia Jacklin's first major solo performance will be crushing in every sense
24 Mar 2022
EMC The Reboot

EMC The Reboot

EMC’s 1 day conference ‘The Reboot’ will address issues that are dominating the electronic and dance music industry
5 Apr 2022
Soul Messengers

Soul Messengers

Soul, Rhythm n Blues and Funk
23 Apr 2022
An American in Paris

An American in Paris

The rapturous musical An American in Paris will play in Sydney from April 2022
29 Apr 2022
Concert and Cake Sundays: Bach to Bolling with bubbles

Concert and Cake Sundays: Bach to Bolling with bubbles

Black Tulip Jazz Trio with virtuosic cellist Teije Hylkema play Bach and a bubbly jazz suite by Bolling
1 May 2022
Pinchgut Opera presents Orontea by Cesti

Pinchgut Opera presents Orontea by Cesti

Duty and passion, old flames and new flings, music and wine all come head-to-head in a riotous night at the opera.
26 May 2022
Jayson Gillham in Recital

Jayson Gillham in Recital

Australian pianist Jayson Gillham will be performing a compelling performance of Bach and Chopin
3 Jun 2022
Jagged Little Pill

Jagged Little Pill

The Tony and Grammy award winning musical Jagged Little Pill is returning to Theatre Royal Sydney from July 2022.
9 Jul 2022
Singular Voices Paul Kelly & Paul Grabowsky

Singular Voices Paul Kelly & Paul Grabowsky

Paul Kelly and Paul Grabowsky bring their classic ARIA-winning collaboration to Singular Voices
5 Aug 2022
Zubin Mehta conducts the Australian World Orchestra

Zubin Mehta conducts the Australian World Orchestra

Zubin Mehta will conduct the Australian World Orchestra in a performance of Richard Strauss' tone poems
2 Sep 2022
Pinchgut Opera presents Women of the Pietà

Pinchgut Opera presents Women of the Pietà

An unmissable concert event, featuring star soprano Miriam Allan.
10 Sep 2022
The Script

The Script

The tour will celebrate their Tales from The Script album
16 Sep 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