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Music and nightlife

Your guide to live music and nightlife in Sydney

Sydney Symphony Orchestra 2021 program

Sydney Symphony Orchestra 2021 program

From Rachmaninov to Radiohead, there’s something for everyone to unwind to 

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Ursula Yovich (Live)
Music

Ursula Yovich (Live)

The term ‘living legend’ gets thrown around a little too loosely these days, but fully applies here

Yulugi and Jeremy Rose Quartet double bill
Music

Yulugi and Jeremy Rose Quartet double bill

Let loose at the LazyBones Lounge with this ace line-up plus pizza

Ciaran Gribbin

Ciaran Gribbin

  He’ll launch new single ‘Let’s Change the World’, co-written with Status Quo, at Newtown's the Vanguard

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Paul Weller Live at Sydney Opera House
Music

Paul Weller Live at Sydney Opera House

Swaggering through a 45-year career, the Modfather knows how to captivate an audience

Your guide to Sydney's music scene

The best retro dancefloors in Sydney
Nightlife

The best retro dancefloors in Sydney

For the times you just want to sing ‘YMCA’. 

The best gigs in Sydney this week
Music

The best gigs in Sydney this week

Find banging local DJs and huge international music acts.

How to not be a dickhead at music festivals
News

How to not be a dickhead at music festivals

Summer festival season is all about enjoying yourself, here’s how to do it without being a knob.

The best music venues in Sydney
Music

The best music venues in Sydney

From intimate stages to blow-out arenas, here are the best spots for feeling the guttural punch of live sounds.

Deadly songs about Australia
Music

Deadly songs about Australia

From the infectious pop of Jessica Mauboy to the hard-hitting activism of Dispossessed.

Your guide to Sydney nightlife

Where to sober up in Sydney
Restaurants

Where to sober up in Sydney

Keep your hangover at the helm with a cheat sheet for a satisfying late-night meal in Sydney that’ll bring you back to your senses. 

The best gay party spots in Sydney
Gay and lesbian

The best gay party spots in Sydney

From old favourites to new hot spots.

Late night venues without a lockout
Bars

Late night venues without a lockout

Outside the lockout zone there are plenty of late-night options in town to keep your evening rolling along.

Sydney's party crews
Clubs

Sydney's party crews

Meet the people that make sure you have a dancefloor destination every weekend.

The best clubs in Sydney
Nightlife

The best clubs in Sydney

Sydney loves to party, we'll party on the roof, in the basement, by the pool – get around it.

The best pick up bars in Sydney
Bars

The best pick up bars in Sydney

In these days of app-based dating the idea of meeting someone in the real world can sound fanciful, but we swear, it happens.