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Music and nightlife

Your guide to live music and nightlife in Sydney

The best music venues in Sydney
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The best music venues in Sydney

Whether it's a big name international or a local indie band, Sydney's got a banging bunch of venues ready to house them. 

The best jazz clubs in Sydney
Music

The best jazz clubs in Sydney

The syncopated beat goes on. 

The best queer-friendly parties
Gay and lesbian

The best queer-friendly parties

Dance in these glitter-daubed safe spaces 

The best clubs in Sydney
Nightlife

The best clubs in Sydney

Sydney loves to party, here's where to look

The best bars and pubs in Sydney for live music
Music

The best bars and pubs in Sydney for live music

Gigs still thrive in Sydney's smaller drinking holes 

Your guide to Sydney's music scene

How to not be a dickhead at music festivals
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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 retro dancefloors in Sydney
Nightlife

The best retro dancefloors in Sydney

For the times you just want to sing ‘YMCA’ 

Deadly songs about Australia
Music

Deadly songs about Australia

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

Sydney DJs to watch
Music

Sydney DJs to watch

Meet the Sydneysiders ruling the ones and twos

The best music shops in Sydney
Shopping

The best music shops in Sydney

Indulge in the old ways of comsuming music

Your guide to Sydney nightlife

The best free parties in Sydney
Clubs

The best free parties in Sydney

Low on dollars but high on good times

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

Where to party on weeknights in Sydney
Clubs

Where to party on weeknights in Sydney

Get the club going up on a Tuesday

The best gay party spots in Sydney
Gay and lesbian

The best gay party spots in Sydney

From old favourites to new hot spots

Sydney's party crews
Clubs

Sydney's party crews

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

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