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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.

MCA Late

MCA Late

Open late Friday nights during summer
Today 5pm to 9pm
Jazz, Wine & Cheese @ Wilhelmina's

Jazz, Wine & Cheese @ Wilhelmina's

Acoustic jazz on Wednesday at your favourite neighborhood fine-dining wine bar in Balmain
Tomorrow
Aussie Big Weekend Out

Aussie Big Weekend Out

We’ve taken the best things we remember from a summer festival experience and thrown them into a free party
Tomorrow
The Glenmore’s Summer Weekend

The Glenmore’s Summer Weekend

Spend the summer big weekend of activities on our iconic rooftop overlooking Circular Quay
Tomorrow
Hiroshi Nagai: Paintings for Music

Hiroshi Nagai: Paintings for Music

What do you get when you mix sun-drenched summers by the poolside with soundtracks reminiscent of synth pop and disco?
Tomorrow
Requiem

Requiem

Janet Laurence’s Requiem brings together art, performances and talks to memorialise the 2020 bushfire crisis.
Tomorrow
Rewired: Musicals Reimagined by Hayes

Rewired: Musicals Reimagined by Hayes

From Australia’s most dynamic small theatre, 5 extraordinary performers rework classic musicals
Tomorrow
Teddy Tahu Rhodes and Guy Noble

Teddy Tahu Rhodes and Guy Noble

Acclaimed baritone Teddy Tahu Rhodes joins pianist and conductor Guy Noble for a concert of favourite arias and songs.
Tomorrow
The Headliners

The Headliners

The Headliners know how to throw a party and play your favourite songs
Tomorrow
Universal Woman

Universal Woman

The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra celebrates the life of a visionary, twelfth-century composer.
Tomorrow
Australian Taiko Academy: Family Play Taiko Workshop

Australian Taiko Academy: Family Play Taiko Workshop

Experience the joy of playing 'taiko' with all the members of your family!
24 Jan 2021
Pro Tools audio editing course for beginners

Pro Tools audio editing course for beginners

Last Minute Productions, Music Studio Redfern Community Centre bring you Protools free online 6 week course
25 Jan 2021
StudioRCC beatboxing

StudioRCC beatboxing

Find out how to beatbox in this fun, 10 week online free beginners course
25 Jan 2021
Pro Tools audio editing course advance

Pro Tools audio editing course advance

Last Minute Productions offers a 6 week Protools online introductory free course hosted by Tim McArtney.
25 Jan 2021
StudioRCC singing group free online course

StudioRCC singing group free online course

Free group singing classes facilitated by Asahi Takahasi
26 Jan 2021
Australia Day in Darling Harbour

Australia Day in Darling Harbour

Celebrate Australia Day with free live entertainment, classic Aussie movies and classic Aussie games in the park
26 Jan 2021
Australia Day live at Sydney Opera House

Australia Day live at Sydney Opera House

Unforgettable musical performances choreographed to spectacular fireworks displays and a flotilla of yachts and jet-skis
26 Jan 2021
Liz Player and The Player Quintet

Liz Player and The Player Quintet

Liz Player presents “An Evening of Jazz” on Australia Day which serves as the first headline gig of her career.
26 Jan 2021
WugulOra Morning Ceremony

WugulOra Morning Ceremony

As the sun rises on 26 January, connect with the world’s oldest living culture. Watch this ceremony on ABC TV or online.
26 Jan 2021
Michael J Brady Trio

Michael J Brady Trio

The Michael J Brady Trio are a guitar trio from the Sydney scene.
27 Jan 2021
Cumbiamuffin at Sunset Piazza

Cumbiamuffin at Sunset Piazza

The infectious rhythms of Latin American cumbia, performed by an orchestra of Colombian and Australian musicians
28 Jan 2021
Matt McMahon Quartet

Matt McMahon Quartet

We are pleased to welcome back pianist Matt McMahon and his band.
28 Jan 2021
Sydney Bach Society: Summer 2021

Sydney Bach Society: Summer 2021

Free lunchtime recitals starring Sydney's best young classical musicians
28 Jan 2021
Thirsty Thursdays @ Darlo

Thirsty Thursdays @ Darlo

A loose and lyrical night of live music, feasting and revelry in the heart of Darlo.
28 Jan 2021
Kwame at Sunset Piazza

Kwame at Sunset Piazza

Rising Ghanaian-Australian hip-hop star Kwame brings his eclectic beats and electric rhymes to the summer stage
29 Jan 2021
Ric Herbert ‘Get Rich’ Band Birthday gig

Ric Herbert ‘Get Rich’ Band Birthday gig

An invitation to cut loose, let rip, get lost, find yourself and have a rockin' great time
29 Jan 2021
Ruby's Summer Jazz Socials: The Sonic Drops

Ruby's Summer Jazz Socials: The Sonic Drops

Enjoy great live music at Ruby's Outdoor Music Club! Every second Friday throughout Summer.
29 Jan 2021
Steve Clisby Band

Steve Clisby Band

It’s been quiet in the city for the past few months but things are slowly starting to come back to life.
29 Jan 2021
The Return of Luke Hansen & Will Anderson

The Return of Luke Hansen & Will Anderson

Their double header show in November at Civic Underground sold out early.
29 Jan 2021
Peking Duk (DJ set) at Sunset Piazza

Peking Duk (DJ set) at Sunset Piazza

Party-starting electro duo Peking Duk keep the summer rolling with an epic DJ set drawing on their biggest bangers
30 Jan 2021
Grain of Soul

Grain of Soul

Features 14 year old lead guitarist Ben Swissa featured in the 'School of Rock' Broadway-hit Musical touring Australia
30 Jan 2021
James Greening & Gary Daley with special guest, Mike Nock

James Greening & Gary Daley with special guest, Mike Nock

For this performance, Greening & Daley have invited an extra special guest, international musical legend, Mike Nock.
30 Jan 2021
Summer Lunch Series: Duo Histoire

Summer Lunch Series: Duo Histoire

Featuring the music of Claude Debussy, Louis Bonfá and Astor Piazzolla.
30 Jan 2021
The Salon Series with David Helfgott

The Salon Series with David Helfgott

Enjoy an intimate concert with David Helfgott, the world famous concert pianist.
30 Jan 2021
Alex the Astronaut at Sunset Piazza

Alex the Astronaut at Sunset Piazza

Folk pop with a supernatural knack for capturing the light and the dark of the human experience
31 Jan 2021
The Baker Boys Band

The Baker Boys Band

A collective of Sydney’s finest musicians, coming together for a lighthearted night of fun, well-known music and dancing
2 Feb 2021
Allday at Sunset Piazza

Allday at Sunset Piazza

Adelaide-born rapper turned rock ‘n’ roller Allday blends hip-hop, folk and guitar-driven pop with breathless ease
4 Feb 2021
The Emma Pask Big Band Show

The Emma Pask Big Band Show

Australia’s leading lady of Jazz and her bold brassy band immerse you in the sounds of swing, Latin, and pop classics
6 Feb 2021
Keyna Wilkins and Emily Granger

Keyna Wilkins and Emily Granger

An incredible double headed night of improvised music.
6 Feb 2021
Ensemble Offspring at Sunset Piazza

Ensemble Offspring at Sunset Piazza

Australia’s most innovative instrumentalists celebrate the work of legendary minimalist composer Steve Reich
7 Feb 2021
Summer Lunch Series: Sweet Whirl

Summer Lunch Series: Sweet Whirl

Join Melbourne artist Sweet Whirl (Esther Edquist) as she performs her debut album How Much Works.
7 Feb 2021
JK-47 at Sunset Piazza

JK-47 at Sunset Piazza

Indigenous hip-hop hero JK-47 gives Sydney a taste of his deadly skills on the mic
11 Feb 2021
Keyim BA featuring Sibo Bangoura

Keyim BA featuring Sibo Bangoura

A West African band giving tradition a modern twist and capable of holding its own on the world stage
12 Feb 2021
Sneaky Sound System at Sunset Piazza

Sneaky Sound System at Sunset Piazza

Sydney's iconic Sneaky Sound System light up the stage with their signature summer beats
13 Feb 2021
Lunar Spectacular Show

Lunar Spectacular Show

A wonderful celebration of culture, community and friendship
13 Feb 2021
Opera In The Sunset Piazza

Opera In The Sunset Piazza

Join the stars of Opera Australia this Valentine’s Day for opera’s greatest arias beneath the summer sunset
14 Feb 2021
An enchanted afternoon

An enchanted afternoon

Australia’s next leading man, tenor Daniel Belle, performs musical theatre show tunes and breath-taking operatic numbers
16 Feb 2021
Symphonie Fantastique

Symphonie Fantastique

For the lovers of live music, theatre and the Cross!
17 Feb 2021
The James Morrison Quartet at Sunset Piazza

The James Morrison Quartet at Sunset Piazza

The world-renowned James Morrison Quartet delivers a summer cocktail of swinging jazz and musical surprises
18 Feb 2021
Sydney Symphony Orchestra at Sunset Piazza

Sydney Symphony Orchestra at Sunset Piazza

Join the internationally acclaimed Sydney Symphony Orchestra for an unforgettable summer concert experience
19 Feb 2021
Ben Lee at Sunset Piazza

Ben Lee at Sunset Piazza

Multiple ARIA award-winning Australian singer-songwriter Ben Lee brings his melodic pop to the festival stage
21 Feb 2021
End of Summer Salsa Party with Danny G Felix's Malo Malo

End of Summer Salsa Party with Danny G Felix's Malo Malo

MALO MALO is a Latin music orchestra from Sydney Australia & Cali, Colombia. Returning to Civic Underground in February
26 Feb 2021
Ephemera Quartet + Byron Mark Quintet

Ephemera Quartet + Byron Mark Quintet

The Ephemera Quartet and The Byron Mark Quintet join forces for night of original music.
27 Feb 2021
Omega Ensemble: Night and Now

Omega Ensemble: Night and Now

Chopin's first piano concerto in an intimate concert setting
27 Feb 2021
The Salon Series by The Langham with Bernadette Robinson

The Salon Series by The Langham with Bernadette Robinson

Enjoy an intimate concert with Bernadette Robinson; West End Star and one of Australia’s most versatile performers.
27 Feb 2021
Paul Stanhope: A New Requiem

Paul Stanhope: A New Requiem

Paul Stanhope directs the world premiere of his Requiem, exploring mortality, hope, ritual and commemoration.
13 Mar 2021
Hamilton

Hamilton

The Tony®, Grammy®, Olivier and Pulitzer Prize winning musical will open at the Sydney Lyric Theatre in March 2021.
17 Mar 2021
Casey Donovan in Concert

Casey Donovan in Concert

Songstress Casey Donovan brings her powerhouse vocals and rockstar band to the City Recital Hall stage
19 Mar 2021
Figaro for Winds - Australian National Academy of Music

Figaro for Winds - Australian National Academy of Music

A surprising and delightful way to experience one of the most sublime operas of all time
25 Mar 2021
The Salon Series by The Langham with Gerard Willems AM

The Salon Series by The Langham with Gerard Willems AM

Enjoy an intimate concert with Australia’s pre-eminent Beethoven interpreter & one of the finest concert pianists.
26 Mar 2021
Delta Goodrem

Delta Goodrem

Bridge Over Troubled Dreams Tour
10 Apr 2021
Australian Taiko Academy: Family Play Taiko workshop

Australian Taiko Academy: Family Play Taiko workshop

Enjoy learning the taiko with your whole family! Suitable for ages 8 years +
11 Apr 2021
Carnival of the Animals

Carnival of the Animals

Experience the wonder and whimsy of Saint-Saëns’ Carnival of the Animals in this brand new interpretation.
20 Apr 2021
The Salon Series by The Langham with Amelia Farrugia

The Salon Series by The Langham with Amelia Farrugia

Enjoy an intimate concert with Amelia Farrugia; one of Australia’s best-loved sopranos.
23 Apr 2021
Schumann's Piano Quartet

Schumann's Piano Quartet

One of Schumann’s sunniest and most popular chamber works.
7 May 2021
The Australian Bee Gees Show

The Australian Bee Gees Show

Celebrating 9 years and over 2800 shows headlining on the Las Vegas strip
14 May 2021
The James Morrison Quartet

The James Morrison Quartet

Don’t miss this opportunity to experience pure swinging jazz from the best in the business
15 Jun 2021
Jacqui Dark is Alive and Well Living in Newtown

Jacqui Dark is Alive and Well Living in Newtown

Jacques Brel’s intelligent songs of heartbreak, passion, desperation and amour
20 Jul 2021
Ensemble Apex

Ensemble Apex

This program pitches two masterful works by two contemporary European composers and an Australian premiere.
5 Aug 2021
Slava and Sharon Grigoryan: Our Place

Slava and Sharon Grigoryan: Our Place

Australia’s favourite musical couple, Slava and Sharon Grigoryan, play their favourite pieces of music
20 Sep 2021
Joseph and James Tawadros: Music of the Oud

Joseph and James Tawadros: Music of the Oud

An exciting program of original music by composer and oud virtuoso Joseph Tawadros
19 Oct 2021
Legacy Remembrance Day lunch

Legacy Remembrance Day lunch

Join Legacy for the unique opportunity to dine with a uniformed member of the Australian Defence Force
5 Nov 2021
The Kate Wadey Quartet

The Kate Wadey Quartet

Kate Wadey performs originals from her album Moon Songs as well as standards from the Great American Song Book.
23 Nov 2021
Echoes of Pink Floyd: A Journey Through Time

Echoes of Pink Floyd: A Journey Through Time

The show will take audiences on a musical and visual journey through Pink Floyd’s greatest hits
11 Dec 2021
A Spotless Rose: Sydney Philharmonia Chamber Singers

A Spotless Rose: Sydney Philharmonia Chamber Singers

A seasonal program of carols old and new sung by the polished voices of the Sydney Philharmonia Chamber Singers
16 Dec 2021
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