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Live music venues call for a lifeline

By ALLISON HORE More than sixty live music venues around NSW have come together to launch a petition calling on the NSW government to provide support to the state’s live music industry. The 61 independent music venues from across New South Wales launched the petition today as part of their Save Our Stages campaign. Iconic […]

Joe “Mr D” Dombrowski – Indoor Recess

Joe Dombrowski has a very unique perspective on the world, thanks to being both a full-time school teacher and stand-up comedian. Thanks to this unique view on life his new show Indoor Recess is bound to be engaging, inspiring and passionate. Indoor Recess poses the question to the audience, 'What's crazier than spending six hours a day EVERY […]

REVIEW: Chase Atlantic – Phases Concert

Entering into Sunday’s Chase Atlantic concert at Marrickville’s Factory Theatre I personally had very limited knowledge or expectations for the show. This was simply because I was rather unfamiliar with the band, aside from small snippets I had been shown by my girlfriend (a self-confessed “huge Chase Atlantic fan”). Upon arriving at the venue we […]

Andrew Schulz – The Matador

New York comedian Andrew Schulz has cemented himself as the fastest growing stand-up comedian online, racking up over 129 million views on YouTube. This Thursday, Andrew will bring his newest show The Matador to the Factory Theatre in Sydney. Marking his debut Australian tour, Andrew will be bringing his unapologetic and hysterical stand-up comedy to […]

Jay Pharoah

On his debut Australian tour, Saturday Night Live alumni, stand-up comedian, actor, rapper and impressionist Jay Pharoah will be heading to Sydney’s Factory Theatre as part of the Sydney Comedy Festival. Bringing his brand new show with him, Jay Pharoah’s stand-up performances are set to take the comedy festival by storm. After six huge seasons as […]

Tom Allen – Absolutely

Tom Allen hits Sydney’s Factory Theatre this week as part of his first solo tour of Australia. The British comedian has sold out almost 200 shows in the UK and now brings his critically acclaimed show Absolutely to Australia. Allen says in three words he would describe his comedy as “posh, gay and common.” In Absolutely he […]

Alex Williamson – So Wrong, It’s Wrong

Performing his stand-up show, So Wrong, It’s Wrong at the Factory Theatre is online content creator and comedian, Alex Williamson. This show is a one-hour honesty session that will shake your faith in humanity, restore it then smash it again. Talking to City Hub, Alex decided to pursue comedy when he realised, “if I attempted to hold […]

Underground Sydney Comedy Festival

By Jade Morellini. Everyone loves a good laugh on a night out and with Sydney’s biggest annual comedy festival coming up, the laughs will be endless. Every April and May, the Sydney Comedy Festival brings comedians from around the world to entertain audiences of over 122,500 people. But with all the big names and venues […]

Newton Faulkner

With his sixth studio album, Hit The Ground Running, Newton Faulkner rediscovered his passion for writing music solo whilst simultaneously realising the importance of experimenting creatively in other mediums. Many of Faulkner’s previous albums were co-written with his brother, so when Newtown took his first pitch for the album to him he was shocked when […]

Kim Churchill

The story behind Kim Churchill’s latest record Weight_Falls is utterly compelling not just in regards to its creation but for the insight into creative processes which it provides. The creation of Weight_Falls initially sounds like a complete disaster with Churchill scrapping 18 months of work on the record at the very last minute in order […]