Top Choice Live Music in Newtown & the Inner West

Bald Faced Stag

One of Sydney's oldest pubs, the Stag is a friendly, down-to-earth place with pool tables and a beer garden. New owners have really ramped up the live-music scene here, with regular gigs in a dedicated space that te…
Live Music in Newtown & the Inner West

Camelot Lounge

In increasingly hip Marrickville, this eclectic little venue hosts jazz, world music, blues, folk, comedy, cabaret and all manner of other weird stuff. There are two bars; it's worth booking online or getting here e…
Cinema in Newtown & the Inner West

Palace Central Sydney

This new cinema on the top floor of the Central Park plaza offers intimate moviegoing in great comfort, with luxurious seats in 13 small-capacity screens. It's licensed and you can take drinks in. The Platinum cinem…
Live Music in Newtown & the Inner West

Lansdowne Hotel

This famous Sydney venue is back in action after a period of closure. It's a likeably no-frills rock pub downstairs, with graffiti on the walls and food served until 2am. Upstairs, there are gigs most nights; prepar…
Live Music in Newtown & the Inner West

Foundry 616

With live Australian and international contemporary jazz several times a week, this atmospheric and thoughtfully programmed venue has been a great shot in the arm for the Sydney live-music scene. Good-value meals ar…
Theatre in Newtown & the Inner West

New Theatre

Australia’s oldest continuously performing theatre (since 1932), Newtown’s eclectic New Theatre produces new dramas as well as more established pieces. All plays are produced and managed by volunteer members and the…
Live Music in Newtown & the Inner West


This dark and atmospheric bar does seriously good cocktails and some excellent jazz and blues-y live music at weekends. There are also pizzas and other food, so that's your whole night sorted.
Outdoor Cinema in Newtown & the Inner West

Inner West Openair Cinema

Running earlier than most of Sydney's open-air cinemas, this is at the University of Sydney and shows a mixed three-week season with food trucks and pets welcome.
Live Music in Newtown & the Inner West

Enmore Theatre

Originally a vaudeville playhouse, the elegantly wasted, 2500-capacity art-deco Enmore now hosts medium-sized touring acts, plus theatre, ballet and comedy.
Cinema in Newtown & the Inner West

Dendy Newtown

Follow the buttery scent of popcorn into the dark folds of this plush cinema, screening first-run, independent, world films.