Sydney has a vibrant live music scene playing in pubs and venues across the city. Bigger acts and concerts featuring touring international performers are generally at larger venues. You can normally purchase tickets to music performances online.
Sydney hosts a variety of festivals throughout the year including the Sydney Food Festival, the Biennale of Sydney and the world-famous Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. Of special mention is the Sydney Festival which happens in January every year and is a combination of paid and free performances across Sydney.
For more information about what is happening in Sydney throughout the year visit the Events Sydney website.
|The Sydney Opera House||The National Institute |
of Dramatic Art
|The Sydney Theatre Company|
|The Seymour Theatre Centre||The Theatre Royal||The Capitol Theatre|
|Belvoir Street Theatre|
Museums and art galleries
|Australian Museum||Sydney Observatory||Australian National Maritime Museum|
|Art Gallery of New South Wales||Powerhouse Museum||Museum of Contemporary Art|
|Historic Houses Trust||Art Almanac |
Guide to art galleries and exhibitions
Film and Cinema
Sydney hosts a variety of film festivals throughout the year such as the Sydney Film Festival, Tropfest, Flickerfest and several cultural foreign language film festivals such as the French Film Festival and the German Film Festival.
|Hoyts Cinemas||Dendy Cinemas||Village Cinemas|
|Chauvel Cinema||Greater Union Cinemas||Palace Cinemas|