Maria Bamford is completely original and one of our top picks for the 2019 Melbourne International Comedy Festival.
This week’s What’s On guide has landed and it’s jam packed with epic events.
From Vera Blue’s hotly-anticipated homecoming, to the arrival of Vivid Sydney and the final dates of Trevor Ashley’s hilarious panto, The Bodybag, there’s heaps happening across Aus.
Scroll down to find out What’s On near you this week:
Vera Blue – book now
She’s one of Australia’s most exciting breakout artists, and this week Vera Blue brings her Lady Powers tour home.
Wed 30 May – The Tivoli, Brisbane
Thur 31 May – The Tivoli, Brisbane
Sat 2 June – Forum Melbourne
Sun 3 June – Forum Melbourne
DMA’s – book now
Sydney trio DMA’s get their 2018 national tour underway in Brisbane this week, hitting the road in support of their sophomore record, For Now (released last month via I OH YOU).
Fri 1 June – The Tivoli, Brisbane
Sat 2 June – Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide
Fri 8 June – Forum Melbourne (Sold Out)
Sat 9 June – Forum Melbourne (Sold Out)
Shannon Neil – book now
Aussie icon Shannon Noll is back in support of his long-awaited new album, Unbroken – his first release in seven years. Don’t miss your chance to hear the new songs live.
Fri 1 June – The Ravenswood, WA
Sat 2 June – Charles Hotel, North Perth, WA
Sun 3 June – Northshore Tavern, Hillarys, WA
Nick Cody – book now
Hailed as ‘Australia’s next big thing’, Nick Cody has been busy making waves across the world, but now he’s back for four more nights of fresh laughs at Melbourne’s Comics Lounge.
Wed 30 May – Sat 2 June (4 nights) – The Comics Lounge, Melbourne
Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase 2018 – book now
Get a sneak peek of the Sydney Comedy Festival’s brightest stars – they’ll be doing what they do best at Anita’s Theatre this coming Saturday (2 June).
Sat 2 June – Anita’s Theatre, Thirroul, NSW
Vivid Sydney – book now
Vivid Sydney’s award-winning Lights, Music and Ideas festival returns for its 10th incredible year in 2018, with some events getting underway this weekend.
The Bodybag – book now
There are only a few dates remaining for Trevor Ashley’s latest panto, The Bodybag. The wickedly funny, romance-thriller-musical is showing at Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre this week.
Thur 31 May – Comedy Theatre, Melbourne
Fri 1 June – Comedy Theatre, Melbourne
Sat 2 June – Comedy Theatre, Melbourne
5 Seconds of Summer – book now
5SOS give lucky fans a taster of their 2018 tour with an intimate show at 170 Russell this week. Don’t fret if you didn’t get tickets though, the Aussie four-piece return for a full national tour in August.
Tue 29 May – 170 Russell, Melbourne
Mon 13 Aug – Festival Hall, Melbourne
Thur 16 Aug – Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide
Sat 18 Aug – HBF Stadium, Mt Claremont, WA
Beyond The Barricade – book now
Enjoy the best-loved songs from the world’s greatest West End and Broadway musicals in one glittering concert. First stop, Perth.
Sat 2 June – Perth Concert Hall
Fri 15 June – The Palms, Crown Melbourne
Sat 16 June – The Palms, Crown Melbourne
Sun 17 June – The Palms, Crown Melbourne
Tue 26 June – State Theatre, Sydney
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