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January 2013

 

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Public Holidays in Sydney  January 2013
Tuesday 1st January 2013 New Years Day Public
Holiday
 
Monday 28th January 2013 is Australia Day Public
Holiday which falls on Saturday 26th January 2013
 

 

 

Events and Festivals in Sydney January 2013

Sydney Festival runs all throughout January 2013 with loads of entertainment including street performers, music, theatre, fireworks and food. The peak of the Festival are the Australia Day celebrations on Saturday 26th January 2012 with the famous ferry races and tall ship displays on Sydney Harbour as well as aircraft fly-overs and fireworks over the Harbour and over Darling Harbour.

Paradiso at Town Hall - Sydney Festival takes over Sydney Town Hall this January, with DJs and musicians playing 10 straight nights in the Festival's brand new home of contemporary music. January 18th - 27th 2013.

Moonlight Cinema recent release and classic movies every night throughout January 2013. Watch movies under the stars at Centennial Park.

Rocks Markets by Moonlight The Rocks farmers markets every Friday night in January.

Twilight at Taronga open-air concerts within Taronga Zoo. Every weekend from January 2013 through April 2013.

Summer Nights Cinema 7 nights of open air cinema on the Northern Beaches. Thursday 3rd January until Wednesday 9th January 2013. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Heritage Craft Fair St Ives Handmade Market 9am to 3pm Sunday 5th January 2013 at St Ives Showground.

Flickerfest 2013 21st International Short Film Festival Bondi Pavilion Friday 11th January 2013 until Sunday 20th January 2013

Palm Beach Slam Volleyball Festival 10am Saturday 12th January 2013.

Cronulla Beach Slam Volleyball Festival 10am Saturday 12th January 2012.

Sydney Shakespeare Festival  Thursday 17th anuary 2013 until Sunday 24th February 2013 at Bicentenary Park Glebe Foreshore.

Havaianas Australia Day Thong Challenge 2013 26th January 2013 at Bondi Beach

Opera in the Domain  January 2013 at the Domain Sydney.

Sporting Events in Sydney January 2013

Australian Youth Olympic Festival Wednesday 16th January 2013 until Sunday 20th January 2013 at various venues throughout Sydney

Cricket in Sydney January 2013

2nd Test Match Cricket Australia vs Sri Lanka Thursday 3rd January 2013 - Monday 7th January 2013 at the SCG.

KFC T20 Big Bash Cricket

One Day International Cricket

A-League Football (Soccer) in Sydney January 2013:

  • Sydney FC vs TBC

Tennis in Sydney January 2013

Boxing in Sydney January 2013

National Basketball League NBL games in Sydney January 2013:

Horse Racing in Sydney January 2013

Night Time Horse Racing at Canterbury Park Racecourse

Summer Horse Racing at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse.

Royal Randwick Racecourse will have horse racing on Saturday dates to be confirmed.

Warwick Farm Race days Wednesday January 2012. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Entertainment in Sydney January 2013

There are a few open air cinemas that are open in Sydney during summer including January 2013. Locations include Mrs Macquarie's Point overlooking Sydney Harbour, Bondi Beach and North Sydney.

 

Museum and Art Exhibitions in Sydney January 2013

Alexander the Great: 2000 years of treasures 24th November 2012 until 28th April 2013 at the Australian Museum.

Dadang Christanto Life Sculpture Exhibition on until 17th March 2013 at the Art Gallery of NSW Upper Asian Gallery

Display: The Hobbit An Unexpected Discovery exhibition on Homo Floresiensis on until 31st January 2012 at the Australian Museum.

Francis Bacon Five Decades Art exhibition on until 24th February 2013 at the Art Gallery of NSW

 

Musicals, Theatre, Dance and Comedy in Sydney January 2013

Blaze dance spectacular 7pm Tuesday 8th January 2013 until Sunday 13th January 2013 at the Concert Hall Sydney Opera House. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Paris Opera Ballet 7.30pm Tuesday 29th January 2013 until Saturday 9th February 2012 at the Capitol Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

 

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What's on in Adelaide January 2013

What's on in the Gold Coast January 2013

What's on in Canberra January 2013

What's on in Singapore January 2013

 

Last updated 20th January 2013

Music Concerts and Festivals in Sydney January 2013 Sydney Gig Guide

Field Day 12pm Tuesday 1st January 2013 at the Domain. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

New Years Eve Daywash 12pm Tuesday 1st January 2013 at The Chinese Laundry. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Get Together 2pm Tuesday 1st January 2013 at Cargo Bar. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

The Bombay Bicycle Club 7pm Wednesday 2nd January 2013 at the Factory Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Rodrigo y Gabriela 8pm Wednesday 2nd January 2013 at the Concert Hall Sydney Opera House. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

65Daysofstatic 8pm Wednesday 2nd January 2013 at The Hi-Fi Sydney. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Mariah Carey 7pm Thursday 3rd January 2013 at the Allphones Arena. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Beach House 8pm Thursday 3rd January 2013 at the Enmore Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Maximo Park 7.30pm Thursday 3rd January 2013 at the Hi-Fi Sydney. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Willis Earl Beal 8pm Thursday 3rd January 2013 at the Goodgod Small Bar. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings 8pm Friday 4th January 2013 at the Concert Hall Sydney Opera House. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Folk Uke (Cathy Gutherie & Amy Nelson) 9pm Friday 4th January 2013 at The Basement. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Blood Red Shoes 8pm Friday 4th January 2013 at the Hi-Fi Sydney. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

DMZ, Gaslamp Killer, Rustie, Theo Parrish and more 8.30pm Saturday 5th January 2013 at the Metro Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Hawksley Workman 9pm Saturday 5th January 2013 at The Basement. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

The Hives 8pm Monday 7th January 2013 at the Metro Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Hot Chip 8pm Tuesday 8th January 2013 at the Enmore Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Sharon Shannon 9pm Wednesday 9th January 2013 at The Basement. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Satie Vexations 7.30pm Wednesday 9th January 2013 at the Concourse Chatswood. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Nightwish 8pm Friday 11th January 2013 at the Enmore Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Django Django 7.30pm 11th January 2013 at the Metro Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Peter Murphy 8pm Saturday 12th January 2013 at the Factory Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Kim Churchill Australian Summer Tour 7.30pm Saturday 12th January 2013 at The Basement. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Marduk (Sweden) 8pm Saturday 12th January 2013 at the Hi-Fi Sydney. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Sing The Truth 8pm Monday 14th January 2013 and Tuesday 15th January 2013 at the State Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

 

Animal Collective 8pm Wednesday 16th January 2013 at the Enmore Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Orchestre National De Jazz 7.30pm Wednesday 16th January 2013 at the Concourse Chatswood. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Liz Callaway 7.30pm Wednesday 16th January 2013 at The Basement. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Yanni World Without Borders 7.30pm Thursday 17th January 2013 at the Sydney Entertainment Centre. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

David Byrne & St Vincent 8pm Thursday 17th January 2013 and Friday 18th January 2013 at the State Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Crystal Castles (CAN) 7.30pm Thursday 17th January 2013 at the Hi-Fi Sydney. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Jeff The Brotherhood 8pm Thursday 17th January 2013 at the Standard. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

The X Factor Live Tour 6pm Friday 18th January 2013 at the Hordern Pavilion. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

ESG - First Australian Tour 8pm Friday 18th January 2013 at the Oxford Art Factory. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Weezer 7pm Saturday 19th January 2013 at the Sydney Entertainment Centre. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Bloody Beetroots 7.30pm Saturday 19th January 2013 at the Enmore Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Sleigh Bells 8pm Saturday 19th January 2013 at the Metro Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Gary Clark Jr 8pm Saturday 19th January 2013 at the Factory Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Bloody Beetroots 8.30pm Monday 21st January 2013 at the Metro Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Band of Horses 7.30pm Tuesday 22nd January 2013 at the Enmore Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

The Waterboys alternative rock 8pm Wednesday 23rd January 2013 at the State Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Vampire Weekend 7.30pm Wednesday 23rd January 2013 at the Metro Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Casey Donovan plays tribute to Mama Cass 9.15pm Thursday 24th January 2013 at The Basement. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

John Farnham 8pm Thursday 24th January 2013 and Friday 25th January 2013 at The Star Event Centre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Archie Roach country and folk 8pm Friday 25th January 2013 at the State Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

An Evening with Ross Wilson 7.30pm Friday 25th January 2013 at The Basment. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

The Waterboys 8pm Saturday 26th January 2013 at the Concert Hall Sydney Opera House. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

DJ Pauly D 7pm Saturday 26th January 2013 at the Hordern Pavilion. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Woods (USA) 9pm Saturday 26th January 2013 at the Goodgod Small Bar. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Sasha 10pm Saturday 26th January 2013 at the Metro Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Above and Beyond 8pm Sunday 27th January 2013 at the Hordern Pavilion. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Andy C & MC CQ 9pm Sunday 27th January 2013 at the Metro Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Guy Manoukian 8pm Monday 28th January 2013 at the Concert Hall Sydney Opera House. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Elvis Costello & The Imposters 7.30pm Wednesday 30th January 2013 at the State Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Bat Of Lashes 8pm Wednesday 30th January 2013 at the Enmore Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Keith Urban 7.30pm Wednesday 30th January 2013 and Thursday 31st January 2013 at the Allphones Arena. Tickets sold by Ticketek - all tickets SOLD OUT.

 

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