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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.

Close-Up: Bach to the Future

Close-Up: Bach to the Future

Close-Up: Max Riebl – from Bach to Elvis Presley and back!
Today 3pm to 4.15pm
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
Carlotta Centanni Quartet: A quiet night in

Carlotta Centanni Quartet: A quiet night in

An intimate and powerful evening featuring original compositions, standard classics.
Today 6.45pm to 7.45pm
Get your Retro-On! Dance Class

Get your Retro-On! Dance Class

Get grooving by the harbour with a free fun dance session.
Today 12pm to 1pm
Kids music lessons

Kids music lessons

Lessons in piano, cello, violin, drums, guitar and much more
Today all day
Let’s Go On With The Show

Let’s Go On With The Show

Benefit for Actors Benevolent Fund (Live)
Today 8pm to 8.45pm
StudioRCC beatboxing online 10 week free course

StudioRCC beatboxing online 10 week free course

Find out how to beatbox in this fun, 10 week online free beginners course
13 Jul 2020
StudioRCC online free singing group

StudioRCC online free singing group

Free group singing classes facilitated by @Asahitakahashi
14 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
Winter Live Sessions

Winter Live Sessions

Mrs Jones Terrace is relaunching live music with a series of intimate dinner gigs, bringing live bands back to the Rocks
15 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
StudioRCC Deadly Tunes Youth Songwriting course

StudioRCC Deadly Tunes Youth Songwriting course

Join this online 10-week songwriting course facilitated by @EvieJWillie
17 Jul 2020
Alex Smith with Bob Spencer and Adrian K

Alex Smith with Bob Spencer and Adrian K

Lead singer of seminal Australian Band 'Moving Pictures' Alex will perform & celebrate the artists that shaped his youth
17 Jul 2020
Jazz:NOW Wired: The Fabulous Botting Flower

Jazz:NOW Wired: The Fabulous Botting Flower

Seven intimate studio performances with bonus vintage footage of Australian artists in this exclusive digital season
18 Jul 2020
Love Child

Love Child

Old school rock influences with a modern attitude, infusing Motown adding an Australian blues edge to the mix.
18 Jul 2020
Soundplay workshop

Soundplay workshop

Music technology for beginners
18 Jul 2020
Green Hand Band in The Live Lounge at The Junction

Green Hand Band in The Live Lounge at The Junction

Drawing musical influences from soul, reggae and desert rock genres, the group uses music to raise awareness
18 Jul 2020
Melanie Horsnell: Live at Grand Days

Melanie Horsnell: Live at Grand Days

An intimate night of live music in a unique setting
18 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
Rambo Live at Lazybones Lounge

Rambo Live at Lazybones Lounge

Limited tickets to a night of jazz, funk and fusion with Rambo
22 Jul 2020
Flinders Quartet: Return to Sender

Flinders Quartet: Return to Sender

Flinders Quartet presents the world premiere of Hidden Thoughts II: Return to Sender
23 Jul 2020
The Sydney Piano Marathon

The Sydney Piano Marathon

A special 60+ hour digital event featuring some of the world's most talented young musicians
23 Jul 2020
Ric Herbert ‘Get Rich’ Band

Ric Herbert ‘Get Rich’ Band

An invitation to cut loose, let rip, get lost, find yourself and have a rockin' great time
24 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
Gordi: Live at the Sydney Opera House

Gordi: Live at the Sydney Opera House

Contemporary music live from Australian musician Gordi
25 Jul 2020
Jeremy Rose Quartet

Jeremy Rose Quartet

One of the most creative and restless musicians in the Australian jazz scene saxophonist Jeremy Rose is back
31 Jul 2020
Jazz:NOW Wired: Lisathe

Jazz:NOW Wired: Lisathe

Seven intimate studio performances with bonus footage of iconic Australian artists in this exclusive digital season
1 Aug 2020
The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden

The Broadway classic comes to Sydney
4 Aug 2020
Funk Engine in The Live Lounge at The Junction

Funk Engine in The Live Lounge at The Junction

For some musicians funk is where it’s at: It starts and ends with the groove!
8 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
Jazz:NOW Wired: Underwards

Jazz:NOW Wired: Underwards

Intimate studio performances with bonus vintage footage of iconic Australian artists in this exclusive digital season
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
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
Jazz:NOW Wired: Zela Margossian Trio

Jazz:NOW Wired: Zela Margossian Trio

Intimate performances with bonus vintage footage of iconic Australian artists in this exclusive digital season
29 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
Bondi Festival

Bondi Festival

Sydney’s favourite all-ages winter festival will get a spring awakening
26 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
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
UB40

UB40

The UK's most successful reggae band, UB40 have announced their eagerly anticipated return to Australia!
6 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
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
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
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