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Aesop Rock @ Manning Bar


Underground hip hop legend Aesop Rock has announced a national Australian tour this September. Bringing new sounds and intriguing beats to Aussie shores, Aesop Rock will also be supported by the legendary Rob Sonic and DJ Zone.

Tickets on sale now through Metropolis Touring.


Sat SEP 23 // PERTH - Amplifier

Wed SEP 27 // ADELAIDE - The Gov

Thur SEP 28 // BRISBANE - Woolly Mammoth

Fri SEP 29 // SYDNEY - Manning Bar

Sat SEP 30 // MELBOURNE - Corner Hotel

Jul 25

Stormzy @ Enmore Theatre

South London MC Stormzy is set to hit Australian shores this year following the release of his debut album Gang Signs & Prayer. He'll be hitting the stage at the Enmore Theatre in Sydney on Monday 24th July.

Tickets on sale through Handsome Tours:

Pre-sale: Tue 11th April at 9:00AM local time
General Public: Wed 12th April at 9:00AM local time


Thu JUL 20 // PERTH - Metro City

Fri JUL 21 // ADELAIDE - The Gov

Sun JUL 23 // BYRON BAY - Splendour In The Grass

Mon JUL 24 // SYDNEY - Enmore Theatre

Thu JUL 27 // MELBOURNE - The Forum

8:30 pm20:30

Zoe K @ Lazybones Lounge

Melbourne-based sultry soul singer, Zoe K, is set to launch her upcoming album It's Just What I Like following the release of her latest single 'Put It Down' featuring Mister Goldfinger. Zoe K is a proudly independent artist and is renowned for her non-traditional interpretation of soul, blues and jazz. She will be performing at Lazybones Lounge in Marrickville Friday May 5th. Jump on tickets via Mostix.


Fri MAY 5 // SYDNEY - Lazybones Lounge

Sat MAY 6 // NEWCASTLE - Small Ballroom

7:00 pm19:00

Roy Ayers @ The Basement

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Vibraphonist and vocalist Roy Ayers is known as the Godfather of Neo-Soul and is among the most respected jazz and R&B artists on the scene today.

Don't miss this true giant of Acid Jazz as he visits Melbourne and Sydney before Bluesfest in Byron Bay this April.

A second show at The Basement, Sydney has been added to the bill. Jump on tickets now.


Tues APR 11 // SYDNEY - The Basement - TICKETS

Wed APR 12 // SYDNEY The Basement - TICKETS

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Sketch The Rhyme @ Giant Dwarf

Sydney's much loved event, Sketch The Rhyme, returns to Sydney this month at Giant Dwarf. An improvised theatrical battle of verbal wit, rhyme & illustration, the show will feature MCs Rapaport & P.Smurf, OG artists Sam Clouston, Mie Nakazawa, Duckman & Edgarr and freestyle murderer Ellesquire  and Jannah Beth.

Jump on tickets now through Giant Dwarf.

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ILUKA @ Hudson Ballroom

Inspired by her freewheeling travels, ILUKA unveils her more soulful side with her debut EP Blue My Soul. ILUKA is set for a national tour, landing in Sydney at Hudson Ballroom on Saturday April 8th.  Get on tickets now through Moshtix.


Fri MAR 17 // GOLD COAST, QLD - Miami Marketta

Sat MAR 18 // BRISBANE, QLD - The Milk Factory

Thu MAR 30 // CANBERRA, ACT - Smith's Alternative

Fri MAR 31 // MELBOURNE, VIC - The Gasometer

Sat APR 1 // GEELONG, VIC - The Workers Club

Fri APR 7 // WOLLONGONG, NSW - Rad Bar

Sat APR 8 // SYDNEY, NSW - Hudson Ballroom

Apr 8

Boo Seeka @ Manning Bar

Sydney's space-soul-tronic duo, Boo Seeka, are hitting a national tour over the next few months, ready to give you a taste of their upcoming debut album due to drop in July this year. The duo will be hitting Sydney's Manning Bar Friday April 7th. Jump on tickets now through Oztix.


Fri APR 7 // SYDNEY, NSW - Manning Bar

Thu APR 13 // CANBERRA, ACT - Transit Bar

Fri APR 14 // RICHMOND, VIC - Corner Hotel

Sat APR 15 // RICHMOND, VIC - Corner Hotel

Fri APR 21 // FORTITUDE VALLEY, QLD - Woolly Mammoth

Fri MAY 5 // PERTH, WA - Jack Rabbit Slim's

Sat MAY 6 // BUNBURY, WA - Prince of Wales Hotel

Sun MAY 7 // DUNSBOROUGH, WA - Clancy's Fish Pub

Fri MAY 12 // ADELAIDE, SA - Fat Controller

Sat MAY 13 // MILDURA, VIC - The Sandbar

Fri JUN 16 // MILTON, NSW - Commercial Hotel

Sat JUN 17 // MILTON, NSW - Commercial Hotel

Thu JUN 22 // RYE, VIC - Baha Tacos

Sat JUN 24 // BALLARAT, VIC - Karova Lounge

Sun JUN 25 // BELGRAVE, VIC - Sooki Lounge

Feb 3

Mick Jenkins @ The Basement

In the whirls of the changing face of hip hop, MC and poet Mick Jenkins is set to hit Australian shores for St. Jerome's Laneway Festival with some life-altering side shows. 

"A 25 year-old on a mission, Jenkins follows the footsteps of Kendrick Lamar, delivering politically conscious rap with important stories to tell."

Jump on tickets now for his Sydney side show at The Basement through Moshtix.


Thu JAN 26 // BRISBANE - Laneway Festival

Fri JAN 27 // MELBOURNE - The Toff

Sat JAN 28 // MELBOURNE - Laneway Festival

Thu FEB 2 // SYDNEY - The Basement

Fri FEB 3 // ADELAIDE - Laneway Festival

Sat FEB 4 // SYDNEY - Laneway Festival

Sun FEB 5 // FREMANTLE - Laneway Festival

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Krept & Konan @ The Basement

Legendary underground UK Grime duo Krept & Konan have announced shows in Sydney and Melbourne for 2017.

Hailing from South London, these two influential grime artists are killing the UK underground scene. They recently dropped a remix with MoStack featuring J.Hus and will be hitting the stage at Sydney's iconic The Basement on Tuesday January 3rd. Jump on tickets now via Moshtix.


Mon JAN 2 // MELBOURNE - Laundry Bar

Tue JAN 3 // SYDNEY - The Basement

8:00 pm20:00

Thundamentals @ The Metro Feat. Pez + Mallrat

"Blue Mountains via Newtown hip hop heroes Thundamentals have emerged from the studio with a brand new offering in the form of their latest single 'Never Say Never' and a huge slew of tour dates to boot."

The crew will be hitting the stage at Sydney's Metro Theatre on Saturday December 17. Tickets selling fast.


Sat OCT 29 // CANBERRA - UC Refectory

Fri NOV 4 // ADELAIDE - HQ Complex

Sat NOV 5 // COOLUM - Originals Music Festival

Thu NOV 17 // HOBART - Republic Bar

Fri NOV 18 // MELBOURNE - The Croxton

Fri NOV 25 // GOLD COAST - Miami Tavern

Sat NOV 26 // BRISBANE - The Tivoli

Fri DEC 2 // WOLLONGONG - Wollongong Uni Bar

Sat DEC 3 // CENTRAL COAST - Long Jetty Hotel

Fri DEC 8 // CAIRNES - The Jack

Sat DEC 9 // TOWNSVILLE - Dalrymple Hotel

Sun DEC 10 // AIRLIE BEACH - Magnums

Fri DEC 16 // NEWCASTLE - Cambridge Hotel

Sat DEC 17 // SYDNEY - The Metro

Wed DEC 28 // BUSSELTON - Southbound Festival

Thu DEC 29 // LARDNER - Beyond The Valley Festival


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Futuristic @ Manning Bar



Wed DEC 14 // SURFER'S PARADISE - Surfers Paradise Beergarden

Thu DEC 15 // BRISBANE - The Back Room

Fri DEC 16 // SYDNEY - Manning Bar

Sat DEC 17 // PERTH - Rosemount Hotel

Sun DEC 18 // MELBOURNE - 170 Russell

Nov 20

Black Milk @ Hudson Ballroom

Black Milk is a master of beats and rhymes, renowned for his top-flight production, insightful lyrics and thrilling live shows. Far from your typical rap act, he has steadily added new sounds and styles to his repertoire.

Jump on tickets now via Moshtix.


Fri NOV 18 // BRISBANE - The Zoo

Sat NOV 19 // SYDNEY - Hudson Ballroom

Sun NOV 20 // TOCUMWAL - Strawberry Fields Festival

Thurs NOV 24 // CANBERRA - Transit Bar

8:00 pm20:00

Ivan Ooze @ Hudson Ballroom

Teeing up with Wu-Tang's own Ghostface Killah on his new track "Bills", Melbourne MC Ivan Ooze is touring the nation with some spectacular sounds.

He'll be hitting the stage at Hudson Ballroom (formerly Plan B Small Club) on Saturday November 19Jump on tickets now for only $15.


Fri NOV 11 // PERTH - Mojos

Sat NOV 12 // ADELAIDE - Jive

Fri NOV 18 // MELBOURNE - Howler

Sat NOV 19 // SYDNEY - The Plot

Sat NOV 19 // SYDNEY - Hudson Ballroom

Fri NOV 25 // BRISBANE - The Brightside

8:30 pm20:30

De La Soul @ The Greenwood Hotel

Old school hip hop crew De La Soul are hitting the road with their first album in over a decade 'And The Anonymous Nobody.'

They'll be hitting it hard in Sydney at The Greenwood Hotel on Friday November 18. Jump on tickets through Moshtix.


Fri NOV 11 // PERTH - Villa

Sun NOV 13 // BYRON BAY - Beach Hotel

Thu NOV 17 // BRISBANE - Oh Hello

Fri NOV 18 // SYDNEY - The Greenwood Hotel

Sat NOV 20 // MELBOURNE - Alumbra LIVE

7:30 pm19:30

TLC @ The Enmore Theatre

One of history's most influential hip hop and R&B acts, TLC, return to Australia this November.

Due to popular demand, a second show has been added to the Sydney lineup at The Enmore Theatre on Tuesday 15 November. Tickets selling fast.


Tue NOV 15 // SYDNEY - Enmore Theatre

Wed NOV 16 // SYDNEY - Enmore Theatre

Tue NOV 22 // ADELAIDE - Thebarton Theatre

Wed NOV 23 // MELBOURNE - Palais Theatre

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TECH N9NE @ Manning Bar

The controversial independent hip hop powerhouse TECH N9NE returns to Australia this November after selling out shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth last year.

"TECH N9NE became known as an innovative rapper in the 90s because of his trendsetting ability to rap at breakneck speed, to rap backwards and to also deliver riveting personal songs that examined his own inner demons."

The hip hop legend will be playing at Manning Bar in Sydney on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th November. Hit up tickets now through the venues.


Sat NOV 5 // PERTH - Metro City

Sun NOV 6 // ADELAIDE - The Gov

Mon NOV 7 // MELBOURNE - Prince Ballroom

Tue NOV 8 // MELBOURNE - Prince Ballroom

Fri NOV 11 // BRISBANE - Eatons Hill Hotel

Sat NOV 12 // SYDNEY - Manning Bar

Sun NOV 13 // SYDNEY - Manning Bar


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Schoolboy Q @ Horden Pavillion

Grammy-nominated rapper Schoolboy Q announces his return to Australia this November. He will be touring nationally in support of his highly anticipated fourth studio album Blank Face.


Fri NOV 4 // SYDNEY - Horden Pavillion

Sat NOV 5 // NEWCASTLE - This That Festival

Tue NOV 8 // BRISBANE - Eaton's Hill

Wed NOV 9 // MELBOURNE - Festival Hall

Thu NOV 10 // NORTHBRIDGE - Metro City


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Sounds of Afrobeats Fest @ Greenwood Hotel

Celebrating the life of Nigerian multi-instrumentalist and activist, Fela Kuti, Sounds of Afrobeats Festival is back for the third time at Greenwood Hotel on Saturday October 15.

DJs that will be spinning on the day and delivering intense energy include DJ Fasmwa, Ronnie OMuga, Dante Rivera, K2THAC, and the infamous Soul of Sydney DJs.

Jump on tickets now for only $15.

7:30 pm19:30

Skepta @ Enmore Theatre

Legendary grime artist, Skepta has announced a four-show only Australian tour coming off the back of Brisbane's FOMO Festival earlier this year.

Jump on tickets now before ya get shutdown.

Tickets on sale here.


Wed SEP 14 // MELBOURNE - 170 Russell

Fri SEP 16 // BRISBANE - The Tivoli

Sat SEP 17 // PERTH - Metro City

Sat SEP 24 // SYDNEY - Enmore Theatre

8:00 pm20:00

L-Fresh The Lion @ Newtown Social Club

Aussie rhyme legend, L-Fresh The Lion hits the road with a national tour following the release of his latest album Become.

Tickets available through the venues.


Fri AUG 26 // PERTH - Amplifier

Sat AUG 26 // FREMANTLE - Odd Fellow

Thu SEP 1 // BALLARAT - Karova Lounge

Fri SEP 2 // MELBOURNE - Northcote Social Club

Sat SEP 3 // GEELONG - Workers Club

Thu SEP 8 // NEWCASTLE - Small Ballroom

Fri SEP 9 // CANBERRA - Transit Bar

Sat SEP 10 // SYDNEY - Newtown Social Club

Fri SEP 16 // BYRON BAY - Great Northern

Sat SEP 17 // BRISBANE - The Foundry

8:00 pm20:00

Levingstone @ The Oxford Circus

Bursting onto the Sydney soul scene, progressive soul band, Levingstone have just dropped their latest mesmerising track, 'First Taste,' ahead of the release of their upcoming EP Modern Burials.

The soul-capturing 5-piece band will be hitting the road in the upcoming months with their lush harmonies and hypnotising genre-fusions.


Fri JUL 8 - Sun JUL 10 // BELLINGEN - Bello Winter Music Festival

Thu JUL 14 // MELBOURNE - Grace Darling (Upstairs)

Wed JUL 27 // NEWCASTLE - Lass O'Gowrie

Fri JUL 29 // CANBERRA - La De Da

Thu AUG 4 // SYDNEY - Oxford Circus (EP Launch Show)

Sat AUG 5 // WOLLONGONG - Rad Bar

10:30 pm22:30

Little Simz @ Good God Small Club

UK hip hop prodigy, Little Simz is set for her debut Australian tour in February 2016. The 20 year old badass has moved the world with her outstanding flow and authentic lyrics that are honest while shying away from clichés.

Don't miss this phenomenal rising emcee.

Tickets available through Handsome Tours.


Tue FEB 23 // SYDNEY - Good God Small Club

Wed FEB 24 // MELBOURNE - Howler

Thu FEB 25 // BRISBANE - TBC Club

Fri FEB 26 // PERTH - Perth Festival

9:00 pm21:00

Guilty Simpson + Katalyst @ Plan B Small Club

Hip hop legend Guilty Simpson and Sydney producer Katalyst have joined forces once again to launch their new album Detroit's Son at Plan B Small Club (formerly Good God Small Club) on Friday Feb 5

The two will be supported by some of Sydney's hottest acts on the night with Sampa The Great, DJ Mike Who, Frenzie and Krystel Diola.

Tickets available now through Moshtix.


Sat JAN 30 // CANBERRA - Transit Bar

Sun JAN 31 // MELBOURNE - Laundry Bar

Fri FEB 5 // SYDNEY - Plan B Small Club


9:00 pm21:00

Young Fathers @ Oxford Art Factory

Following the release of their latest album White Men Are Black Too, Scottish experimental hip hop group Young Fathers have announced a run of shows in Sydney and Melbourne next year. 

The lads will also be making appearances at Southbound, Field Day and Falls Festival, spreading their unique sound across the country.

Tickets available through Handsome Tours.


Wed DEC 30 // LORNE, VIC - Falls Festival

Thu DEC 31 // MARION BAY, TAS - Falls Festival

Fri JAN 1 // SYDNEY, NSW - Field Day

Sat JAN 2 // BYRON BAY, NSW - Falls Festival

Tue JAN 5 // SYDNEY, NSW - Oxford Art Factory

Thu JAN 7 // MELBOURNE, VIC - Corner Hotel

Sat JAN 9 // BUSSELTON, WA - Southbound