The Steele Syndicate: Steele McMahon’s Brisbane-based octet is raucous, punchy and fun, with a genre-bending sound that reimagines elements of old school funk, reggae, ska and indie rock. The band packs a blistering four-piece horn section and a rhythm section to match, creating music from soulful, contemplative ballads to dance-inducing funk frenzies.

Thu, Feb 22, Marlborough Hotel

Statues: Perth's most brutal progressive hardcore band have turned heads with their new album No Grave, No Burial. With their new album, Statues explore a new direction, whilst maintaining a strong connection to their roots that have made them renowned as one of the premier live bands in Australian heavy music.

Fri, Feb 23, Factory Theatre

Ukiyo: Midway through his national tour, 21 year-old WA producer Ukiyo continues to make waves. After spending the bulk of 2017 holed up writing and producing tracks for his forthcoming EP release, Ukiyo is excited to be sharing tracks live with his final show of the tour in Sydney Friday.

Fri, Feb 23, The World Bar

Sissy Ball: For one night only, clubgoers will experience a genre-defying dance floor, live music, light installations, and an exhilarating vogue battle of the houses, curated by Sydney-based interdisciplinary artist Bhenji Ra.

Sat, Feb 24, Carriageworks

Sigrid: Sydney will get a taste of the future as the 21 year old Norwegian artist hits the stage for Sydney City Limits Festival. The 21-year-old pop sensation has gone from unknown to the most exceptional breakout star in the past year.

Sat, Feb 24, Sydney City Limits

Classic Album Sundays: The next edition is celebrating Alice Coltrane's 1971 classic of spiritual jazz, Journey in Satchidananda, which should be quite a transcendental experience in the intimate surrounds of the The Word Bar.

Sun, Feb 25, The World Bar

Emily Wurramara: Emily Wurramara’s childhood was one of water and music. Growing up on Groote Eylandt, days were filled with travel, fishing and extended family, a mother telling stories of dreams and dolphins that would one day become the seeds of Emily’s music. In almost the blink of an eye the young fresh faced artist who debuted her breakout EP Black Smoke in 2016, has matured into a now seasoned award winning Indigenous performer and a proud new mum with her own stories to pass down.

Sun, Feb 25, Barangaroo Reserve

Robbie Williams: The global pop phenomenon will bring his mammoth Heavy Entertainment Show World Tour to Sydney for two shows this week. Opening to rave reviews across Europe, The Heavy Entertainment Show Australian Tour will see Williams perform a glittering hit-laden set spanning his entire career, along with a couple of surprising covers thrown in for good measure.

Wed, Feb 28, Qudos Bank Arena

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