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Venue 505- 280 Cleveland St Surry Hills

Venue 505 is our full time live music space seating 160. It Presents the best live jazz, roots, reggae, funk, gypsy, latin, instrumental and vocal entertainment in town. With performances every Monday-Saturday (except public holidays). See our full program here.

Programming - Both of 505s performance spaces are artistically curated. Venue 505 is programmed by 505 founder/Director Cameron Undy for any gig enquiries please This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Cameron.

Bar/Kitchen - Venue 505 is fully licensed and our kitchen is open from 6pm-10.30pm nightly. See our seasonal menu here.

Under 18's - are welcome at Venue 505 but must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Doors open - at 6pm Tuesday-Saturday, performances start at 8.30pm.

Tickets - available online till 4pm on the day of the gig or at the door from 7.00pm unless specified otherwise

Wheelchair access - Venue 505 can accommodate wheelchairs. If you have special access needs please contact usahead of time. We recommend getting here as close to 6pm as possible to ensure easy access and a suitable table.

Old 505 Theatre- Suite 505, 342 Elizabeth St Surry Hills

Our old stomping ground in Hibernian House was relaunched last year as Sydney's newest independent theatre space. An intimate warehouse space seating 30 pax the Old 505 Theatre is curated by 505 founder/Director Kerri Glasscock and Old 505 Theatre, Associate Artistic Director Gareth Boylan.

The Old 505 aims to foster close relationships with some of Sydney's most exciting performing arts practitioners by presenting a series of residencies and limited-season productions by invitation. In addition, the venue hosts an ongoing series of workshops and master classes by industry professionals, providing a valuable opportunity for performing artists to access continuing professional development. See the season program here.

Doors open - 1/2 hour before performance start time.

Tickets- are only available at the door unless otherwise stated

Under 18's- are welcome at the Old 505 Theatre

Catering- tea/coffee and snacks are available.

Wheelchair access - The Old 505 Theatre can accommodate wheelchairs. If you have special access needs please contact us ahead of time.

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6 Nights a Week at Venue 505

Kicking off 2015 we are increasing the fun times with:

Monday nights are free entry with our Jazz Jam and Games Night. With live music and board games a plenty. It's boogie woogie with your backgammon.

Come party down for 'Old School' Tuesdays with a live funk and groove band, invited guests jamming and DJ selections of some rare grooves. And it's FREE entry!!!

Wednesdays is a great night for the very best in contemporary Jazz and World music from some seriously world class players. A feast for the senses and especially your ears.

Thursdays will feature some of the new and old faces of 'beat' music reaching into the vaults of Reggae, Afro-Beat, Funk, Jazz and more. Free entry to 505 members!

Fridays are a night to unwind for the week with a blend of some high class and fun acts that range from Swing, Gypsy, Worls, Soul, Funk and more.

Saturdays are our concert series and a perfect night to sit back and let your ears be trated to the most inspiring vocalists and instrumentalists Australia has to offer.

Love Roots, Groove, Funk and Jazz music? Tuesdays are all about it with free entry a lounge atmosphere, live funk trio and resident DJ. Check out the new cocktail menu in style and treat yourself to an early week hang. Some of Sydney’s finest muso’s will be dropping by to jam (or just prop up the bar) Cocktail hour from 6-730!

Head here to check out our up-coming gigs.


Coming Soon

Submissions for the 2016 Season at Old 505 are now open apply here