For all of you who survived Wednesday’s tornado, you’re sure to be blown away by what’s going down in Sydney this weekend. (In the spirit of Christmas, please forgive this terrible pun.)
Like A Virgin
107 Projects, Redfern
Amateur burlesque dancers will be taking over 107 this Friday for debut acts of Fanny Tatum, Pinot, Jane Lane and more.
Moneys? $15 concession, $20
Merry Blissmas: Project Collective Ska
The Red Rattler Theatre, Marrickville
Five blissful acts to bring you a very merry blissmas, featuring Project Collective Ska, Samuel Dobson, Anatole and Sydney seven-piece New Venusians.
Ho Ho Homosocial
90 Liverpool St, Sydney
A new, unnamed venue is opening just across the street from Goodgod. Picnic’s Andy Webb and Loose Ends head honcho Matt Vaughan are putting on a good time this Friday, along with tunes from Aaron Manhattan and Tammy Thomas.
Moneys? $10 before 11, $15 after
Post Pluto x Dungeon
Civic Underground, 388 Pitt St
2015 has been huge for both Dungeon and Post Pluto – come celebrate with their DJs Amp Rose, Charlie Jones, The Deep Sea Fisherman, Wompa and 9toe.
Moneys? $10 on the door
North Sydney Produce Market
Miller St, North Sydney
Rain, hail or shine, North Sydney will be home to amazing produce and tasty treats this Saturday morning, just in time to nab some chutneys and shortbreads for the in-laws’ Christmas hamper.
LO-FI // SCI-FI
The Chippendale Hotel, 87-91 Abercrombie St
The Velvet Cave and Mosaic present a “cosmic synthesis of innovative phonic reverberations, optical fantasies and provocative live performances.” All the way from UK comes SPLASSH and AU.RA, alongside Melbourne’s New War and Sydney’s newest kids on the block Green Buzzard.
Moneys? $15 – but get on it now, 80% tickets sold!
Camden Country Christmas Market
Belgenny Farm, Elizabeth Macarthur Ave, Camden South
Get a breath of fresh air in Sydney’s southwestern countryside at the Camden Country Christmas Market on the historic Belgenny Farm. Over 100 stalls of unique products, fashion, homwares, treats, jewellery, and live music.
Moneys? Entry is $5 and kids free.
A Merry Moody Xmas
Harpoon Harry, 40-44 Wentworth Ave, Surry Hills
Harpoon Harry, Picnic and Stereogamous present a Merry Moody Xmas featuring Moodymann, celebrating the amazing events curated by Picnic over the past 12 months.
Super OpenAir Xmas Party
The Factory Theatre, Marrickville
The House of Mince offer punters a taste of Berlin, with the Super OpenAir Christmas session. Devoted to top-shelf underground house and techno, this Sunday will feature Discodromo, Claire Morgan, Ben Drayton, Stereogamous and more.
Moneys? $19, or $30 on the door.