Events

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    1 April 2022
    Friday
     
    THE WHITLAMS – GAFFAGE AND CLINK 2022

    *** THIS SHOW WAS POSTPONED FROM FRIDAY 10th SEPTEMBER 2021 *** After their sensational sold out shows in 2019 The Whitlams will finally return with “Gaffage and Clink 2022” featuring very special guest Alex Lloyd. With their first new songs in 15 years from the new album “Sancho” (out January 28), and with a fresh spring in their step, they will play their usual rambunctious show featuring a broad selection of tunes from their six Platinum and Gold albums. THEATRE MODE: Fully Reserved Seating Licensed All Ages – Patrons under 18 can only attend with a parent/guardian (over 18) with a valid ticket. Infants not admitted. PLEASE NOTE:  Balcony Seating is only accessibl  More info...

    Doors Open: 7:15pm
    Event Time: 8:00pm – 10:45pm
    SOLD OUT Astor Theatre
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    2 April 2022
    Saturday
     
    CHOCOLATE STARFISH – BAT OUT OF HELL

    By popular demand, Chocolate Starfish are gearing up to celebrate one of the most iconic albums of all time.   It might have been more than half a decade since Chocolate Starfish toured a select run of shows on their Bat Out Of Hell In Concert tour, but they are still receiving regular requests from fans on when they will do it again.   The vibrant band are gearing up to celebrate one of the most iconic albums of all time in a tour that will also include a swag of additional Jim Steinman hits on the setlist. One of the most well-respected bands on the Australian music scene, Chocolate Starfish have a strong history of paying their respects to classical musicians and bands. Their INXS’   More info...

    Doors Open: 7:15pm
    Event Time: 8:00pm – 10:30pm
    Buy Tickets Astor Theatre
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    3 April 2022
    Sunday
     
    ISAAC BUTTERFIELD – THE NEW NORMAL

    After a sold-out World Tour in 2019, Australia’s favourite bearded son Isaac Butterfield returns with a brand new show written over 2 years of Lockdowns, Protests and Change giving us “The New Normal”. This show contains some of the most heinous, horrible, terribly offensive jokes that you’ll ever hear if you do not enjoy offensive comedy, then this is simply not for you. Isaac’s past two shows found him cancelled and attacked by the media (It turns a lot of people can’t take a joke). This year Isaac goes for the Cancel Culture hat-trick. **PLEASE ARRIVE AT THE VENUE EARLY ENOUGH FOR ANY CHECK-IN’S AND TO PURCHASE MERCHANDISE TO AVOID MISSING THE START OF THE SHOW** Thi  More info...

    Doors Open: 4:00pm
    Event Time: 4:45pm – 6:00pm
    Buy Tickets Astor Theatre
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    3 April 2022
    Sunday
     
    ISAAC BUTTERFIELD – THE NEW NORMAL

    After a sold-out World Tour in 2019, Australia’s favourite bearded son Isaac Butterfield returns with a brand new show written over 2 years of Lockdowns, Protests and Change giving us “The New Normal”. This show contains some of the most heinous, horrible, terribly offensive jokes that you’ll ever hear if you do not enjoy offensive comedy, then this is simply not for you. Isaac’s past two shows found him cancelled and attacked by the media (It turns a lot of people can’t take a joke). This year Isaac goes for the Cancel Culture hat-trick. **PLEASE ARRIVE AT THE VENUE EARLY ENOUGH FOR ANY CHECK-IN’S AND TO PURCHASE MERCHANDISE TO AVOID MISSING THE START OF THE SHOW** Thi  More info...

    Doors Open: 6:30pm
    Event Time: 7:00pm – 8:15pm
    Buy Tickets Astor Theatre
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    7 April 2022
    Thursday
     
    CANCELLED – Daniel Sloss – HUBRIS

    Internationally acclaimed, award-winning Scottish comedian, Daniel Sloss, is bringing his highly anticipated 11th solo show, HUBRIS, across Australia. Lauded by the ancient Greeks, hubris is the devastating, dangerous and of course exciting characteristic which often led to the hero’s downfall. So exactly how do you follow a global smash-hit juggernaut tour of 300 performances across 40 countries? With a phenomenal new show (that doesn’t require a trigger warning).‘Daniel Sloss: HUBRIS’ is the next chapter in this odyssey. Daniel has received an exemption from the Australian Government and will quarantine for two weeks before embarking on his whirlwind Australian tour At only 3  More info...

    Doors Open: 6:15pm
    Event Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm
    CANCELLED Astor Theatre
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    8 April 2022
    Friday
     
    The Smith Street Band

    *** THIS SHOW WAS POSTPONED FROM FRIDAY 8th OCTOBER 2021 *** After being able to only play 9 shows at the start of 2020, The Smith Street Band have spent the last 18 months being as busy as possible. They’ve released a new studio album, three live albums plus frontman Wil Wagner released a new solo album & re-released an old demo collection. All 6 of these releases ended up in the ARIA album charts, including their first #1 album and 3 other top 10 albums. Now The Smith Street Band are excited to announce a 15 date 2021 national tour, they’ll visit every state plus the ACT this September & October. ASTOR THEATRE – CONCERT MODE: Stalls – General Admission Standing &  More info...

    Doors Open: 7:30pm
    Event Time: 8:00pm – TBC
    Buy Tickets Astor Theatre
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    9 April 2022
    Saturday
     
    AUNTY DONNA – THE MAGICAL DEAD CAT TOUR

    *** THIS SHOW WAS POSTPONED FROM WEDNESDAY 13th OCTOBER 2021 *** Dear Human Beings, Hello, I am a Magical Dead Cat, the titular Magical Dead Cat from the very title of this very show. I write to you today because I have discovered the most wondrous sketch show on the popular streaming service Netflix – Aunty Donna’s Big Ol’ House of Fun. I was so impressed with said show that I issued Aunty Donna this challenge: entertain me with a 2 hour live show, one that features all new sketches, but also a few fan favourites. It MUST include a short interval, and based on availability / budget, possibly an opening act. If Aunty Donna succeeds in pleasing me with a rip-roarin’ show, I have   More info...

    Doors Open: 7:15pm
    Event Time: 8:00pm – 10:00pm
    Buy Tickets Astor Theatre
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    10 April 2022
    Sunday
     
    AUNTY DONNA – THE MAGICAL DEAD CAT TOUR

    *** THIS SHOW WAS POSTPONED FROM SUNDAY 24th OCTOBER 2021 *** Dear Human Beings, Hello, I am a Magical Dead Cat, the titular Magical Dead Cat from the very title of this very show. I write to you today because I have discovered the most wondrous sketch show on the popular streaming service Netflix – Aunty Donna’s Big Ol’ House of Fun. I was so impressed with said show that I issued Aunty Donna this challenge: entertain me with a 2 hour live show, one that features all new sketches, but also a few fan favourites. It MUST include a short interval, and based on availability / budget, possibly an opening act. If Aunty Donna succeeds in pleasing me with a rip-roarin’ show, I have prom  More info...

    Doors Open: 6:45pm
    Event Time: 7:30pm – 9:30pm
    Buy Tickets Astor Theatre
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    10 April 2022
    Sunday
     
    AUNTY DONNA – THE MAGICAL DEAD CAT TOUR

    *** THIS SHOW WAS POSTPONED FROM SUNDAY 24th OCTOBER 2022 *** Dear Human Beings, Hello, I am a Magical Dead Cat, the titular Magical Dead Cat from the very title of this very show. I write to you today because I have discovered the most wondrous sketch show on the popular streaming service Netflix – Aunty Donna’s Big Ol’ House of Fun. I was so impressed with said show that I issued Aunty Donna this challenge: entertain me with a 2 hour live show, one that features all new sketches, but also a few fan favourites. It MUST include a short interval, and based on availability / budget, possibly an opening act. If Aunty Donna succeeds in pleasing me with a rip-roarin’ show, I have prom  More info...

    Doors Open: 2:45pm
    Event Time: 3:30pm – 5:30pm
    Buy Tickets Astor Theatre
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    11 April 2022
    Monday
     
    AUNTY DONNA – THE MAGICAL DEAD CAT TOUR

    *** THIS SHOW WAS POSTPONED FROM TUESDAY 12th OCTOBER 2021 *** Dear Human Beings, Hello, I am a Magical Dead Cat, the titular Magical Dead Cat from the very title of this very show. I write to you today because I have discovered the most wondrous sketch show on the popular streaming service Netflix – Aunty Donna’s Big Ol’ House of Fun. I was so impressed with said show that I issued Aunty Donna this challenge: entertain me with a 2 hour live show, one that features all new sketches, but also a few fan favourites. It MUST include a short interval, and based on availability / budget, possibly an opening act. If Aunty Donna succeeds in pleasing me with a rip-roarin’ show, I have pr  More info...

    Doors Open: 7:15pm
    Event Time: 8:00pm – 10:00pm
    Buy Tickets Astor Theatre
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    13 April 2022
    Wednesday
     
    THE DOLLOP: LIVE

    *** THIS WAS POSTPONED FROM 11th OCTOBER 2021 *** Following multiple sell-out tours from the United States to Canada, Australia and Europe, The Dollop makes it’s highly anticipated return to Australia in October 2021 for Down Under 6! The Dollop is an American history podcast where comedians Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds discuss an event or person from history selected for its hilarity or peculiarity. No two episodes are the same, so strap in and be prepared to learn some local knowledge about something you might never have liked to have known… THEATRE MODE: Fully Reserved Seating Licensed – 18+, patrons under 18 can only attend with parent/guardian (over 18) with a valid t  More info...

    Doors Open: 6:45pm
    Event Time: 7:30pm – 9:00pm
    Buy Tickets Astor Theatre
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    17 April 2022
    Sunday
     
    Great Gable – AU/NZ Tour

    From meeting on the cricket pitch to recording their debut album with the help of Matt Corby, Great Gable are not a band to do things in the standard way. Never ones to worry about industry hype, they have spent the past few years focused on one thing only – getting their music heard by their fans. The band have quietly been selling out multiple national and international tours and amassing millions of online streams for their music, building themselves a die-hard fan base that has stuck with them every step of the way. They’re back on the road in 2022, hitting up a bunch of their favourite spots across Australia & New Zealand. The tour follows the release of their fresh new sin  More info...

    Doors Open: 6:30pm
    Event Time: 6:45pm – TBC
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    22 April 2022
    Friday
     
    Mark Vincent With Very Special Guest Mirusia : Fro...

    *** THIS SHOW WAS POSTPONED FROM FRIDAY 22nd OCTOBER 2021 *** One of Australia’s most successful Tenors, Internationally acclaimed sensation MARK VINCENT will be embarking on a national tour of Australia performing his brand new show “From London’s West End To Broadway” with very Special Guest Soprano – MIRUSIA. Mark Vincent will perform songs from some of the greatest musical theatre productions including The Phantom Of The Opera, Les Miserables, West Side Story, Cats, Evita, Oklahoma, South Pacific and many more. Singing from the age of 15, Mark Vincent has gone on to become one of Australia’s most beloved tenors, having released nine consecutive #1 ARIA Classical C  More info...

    Doors Open: 7:15pm
    Event Time: 8:00pm – 10:30pm
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    28 April 2022
    Thursday
     
    JON STEVENS : THE NOISEWORKS – INXS COLLECTI...

    *** THIS SHOW WAS POSTPONED FROM THURSDAY 28th OCTOBER 2021 *** In 2018 a co-founding member of INXS, Andrew Farriss surprised Jon by entering the band room after not seeing each other in 15 years to say, “That was an awesome gig Jon, but you really need to do more INXS songs”. Jon was on The Best of Jon Stevens Tour reflecting on his 40-year career, performing songs from Noiseworks, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Dead Daisies and his solo collection with just a couple of INXS classics. This reunion with his old friend with whom he’d shared the stage with around the world fronting INXS from 2000-2005 formed the idea for his new tour Jon Stevens | The Noiseworks and INXS Collection Tour.   More info...

    Doors Open: 7:15pm
    Event Time: 8:00pm – 10:30pm
    Buy Tickets Astor Theatre
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    30 April 2022
    Saturday
     
    Wesley Orbison Presents A Salute To Roy Orbison

    Wesley Orbison, Roy Orbison’s eldest son is very proud to fully endorse and present this amazing live concert experience remembering his father as we relive the sound & all the magical hits of Music Legend Roy Orbison in an International production starring the sensational Voice From Downunder John Stephan. This is the only show of it’s kind in the world and is officially endorsed & presented by Roy Orbison’s eldest son Wesley Orbison. Featuring spoken word from Wesley with a very personal narrative of Roy’s intriguing yet tragic life. Internationally Renowned Artist John Stephan will be celebrating & and paying the ultimate homage to The Big O showcasing all his classic   More info...

    Doors Open: 7:15pm
    Event Time: 8:00pm – 10:15pm
    Buy Tickets Astor Theatre
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    1 May 2022
    Sunday
     
    JIMMY REES – MEANWHILE IN AUSTRALIA

    Funnyman Jimmy Rees has spent more than a decade as an Australian household name, having entertained the masses as a beloved TV & radio personality, comedian, performer and now a viral internet success. Bringing his daily antics to the world wide web, Jimmy’s now-iconic skits transcend the experiences of parenthood and have become a source of hilarity for people of all ages – thanks to his refreshing authenticity and relatability – reaching a monthly digital audience of more than 9 million people. A note from Jimmy: Dear Australia,  What’s doing in March/April besides getting a booster? I’m sick of talking to myself on camera so I’m coming to a stage near you!! Don’t be li  More info...

    Doors Open: 5:15pm
    Event Time: 6:00pm – 7:15pm
    Buy Tickets Astor Theatre
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    1 May 2022
    Sunday
     
    JIMMY REES – MEANWHILE IN AUSTRALIA

    Funnyman Jimmy Rees has spent more than a decade as an Australian household name, having entertained the masses as a beloved TV & radio personality, comedian, performer and now a viral internet success. Bringing his daily antics to the world wide web, Jimmy’s now-iconic skits transcend the experiences of parenthood and have become a source of hilarity for people of all ages – thanks to his refreshing authenticity and relatability – reaching a monthly digital audience of more than 9 million people. A note from Jimmy: Dear Australia,  What’s doing in March/April besides getting a booster? I’m sick of talking to myself on camera so I’m coming to a stage near you!! Don’t be li  More info...

    Doors Open: 7:45pm
    Event Time: 8:30pm – 9:45pm
    Buy Tickets Astor Theatre
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    2 May 2022
    Monday
     
    JIMMY REES – MEANWHILE IN AUSTRALIA

    Funnyman Jimmy Rees has spent more than a decade as an Australian household name, having entertained the masses as a beloved TV & radio personality, comedian, performer and now a viral internet success. Bringing his daily antics to the world wide web, Jimmy’s now-iconic skits transcend the experiences of parenthood and have become a source of hilarity for people of all ages – thanks to his refreshing authenticity and relatability – reaching a monthly digital audience of more than 9 million people. A note from Jimmy: Dear Australia,  What’s doing in March/April besides getting a booster? I’m sick of talking to myself on camera so I’m coming to a stage near you!! Don’t be li  More info...

    Doors Open: 6:45pm
    Event Time: 7:30pm – TBC
    Buy Tickets Astor Theatre
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    6 May 2022
    Friday
     
    CHRIS RYAN – Can’t Complain

    Comedy Fest Best Newcomer WINNER 2019 Sydney Comedy Fest Best Newcomer Seen on The Project and heard on ABC Radio Sydney and Canberra. Chris Ryan had enough time in lockdown to complain about how filthy her bedside table was but not enough time to clean it. She lives most of her life with the stance of an inmate that’s about to be shanked – some people knit, Chris scans for threats. Her special skill is making life harder than it needs to be. Still, others are worse off, so she can’t complain. “She commanded the attention of the room effortlessly; she evoked waves of laughter without so much as a sweat… Ryan has all the wisdom that comes with life experience with little of the   More info...

    Doors Open: 6:15pm
    Event Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm
    Buy Tickets Astor Lounge
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    6 May 2022
    Friday
     
    Becky Lucas – So Funny!

    Point blank, Becky Lucas is a funny comedian. In these post-pandemic times, she has written a comedy show for you to enjoy – there will be no ranting, no political agenda, and she won’t pretend to be an expert on anything. She simply wants four things: for you to get to the show on time, sit in the dark with other strangers, to have a laugh, and to walk away feeling good. The Becky Lucas we know and love has a raft of accomplishments under her proverbial belt. In the last two years, she has performed her solo show at the Sydney Opera House, made her US TV debut on Conan and performed at the prestigious, invitation-only Just for Laughs Montreal Festival. Becky’s razor sharp wit has   More info...

    Doors Open: 6:15pm
    Event Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm
    Buy Tickets Astor Theatre