Community Billboard 8-15 March


This weekly community gig guide is proudly sponsored by City of Sydney’s plan for the future - Sydney 2030 - making our city more green, global and connected


EASTSIDE Live at 505

Make sure you’re free on Thursday night for Eastside’s very own live at 505 event, featuring the Funky, Dubby, Juicy beats of Gypsy Dub Sound System, fresh from performances at the Sydney Festival, Woodford and the Opera house. They are supported by Paris and Georgie, who you may know from the Groovescooter 


When: 7:30, Thursday March 8show on Tuesday Evenings, who will be spinning funk, jazz and soul tunes all night long. All proceeds go to keeping Eastside Radio on air – come along and show your support for community radio!

Where: Venue 505, 280 Cleveland Street, Surry Hills

How much: $15/$10 for Eastside supporters

More info here
The Girl Who Loved Ned Kelly: The Story of Ettie Hart  

In 1926 a woman dies in Balmain Hospital, taking to her grave one of the greatest untold love stories in Australian history, she was the love Ned Kelly left behind. With recently released and previously unseen historical documents, Paul O’Keefe, her great great grandson paints an amazing and tragic picture of a remarkable young woman who was an integral part of this defining period in Australian history. While the event is free, please book beforehand on 9367 9211.

When: 6:30-8:00pm, Wedesday March 7

Where: Balmain Library, 370 Darling Street, Balmain

How much: FREE

More info here


James Muller Trio at 505

Next Monday 12th of March, Renowned Sydney Jazz guitarist James Muller will be appearing with the James Muller trio and Steve Barry on Keys. If you haven’t seen this guy yet you should definitely come along, he is a exciting and supremely talented musician who has collaborated Mike Nock, Renee Geyer, James Morrison and Dale Barlow, to name a few. It’s a bargain at only $10 – don’t miss it!

When: 7:30pm Monday March 12

Where: Venue 505, 280 Cleveland Street, Surry Hills

How much: $10

More info here


The Spot Festival

Every year the streets of The Spot precinct come alive, with the sounds and smells of Randwick’s biggest street festival. Now in its fifth year, The Spot, at the corner of Perouse Road and St Pauls Street in Randwick, will once again be transformed into a vibrant community street party, and a celebration of film and food. It features three stages with all sorts of entertainment, a variety of market stalls selling homewares, clothing and gifts, and mouthwatering food from around the world.

When: 1:00-7:00pm, Sunday March 11

Where: The Spot, Perouse Road & St. Pauls Street, Randwick

How much: FREE

More info here


Florence Taylor: architect, editor, businesswoman – the ‘Great Lady of Sydney Town’   

Dr. Bronwyn Hanna describes the humble beginnings, courageous career and mixed legacies of Florence Taylor, Australia’s first professionally qualified, practising woman architect. Taylor was also an engineer, town planner, journalist, publisher, social climber and rightwing feminist. In 1955 she was described as “the empire’s most remarkable woman”.

When: 6:00-7:00pm, Thursday March 8

Where: Level 1, Surry Hills Library, 405 Crown Street, Surry Hills

How much: FREE

More info here 

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