Blak Day Out and Midnight Oil: Here’s what’s happening across Australia this weekend

what's on this weekend

Rest and relaxation. That's what we're hanging out for this weekend. Now is the time to take what you need. For some that means injecting your two days off with a bit of joy, we suggest heading over to Hello Kitty Town. Others are seeking refuge from the rain and can find it at any one of the live performances taking place this weekend; like DZ Deathrays and A is for Apple. Here's a list of what's on this weekend across Australia. Enjoy.



Attention all lovers of My General Store, the fashion destination is having a pop-up store at Chatswood Chase in case you needed another excuse to shop this weekend.

Baker Boy is playing at the Factory Theatre tonight.

A is for Applea play about growing up as a Jewish woman is on at the SBW Stables Theatre in Darlinghurst.

Rīvus, the 23rd Biennale of Sydney is open at a variety of locations across Sydney.

Find yourself at Granville Centre Art Gallery for the powerful exhibition of works at Destiny Disrupted

Make your way over to Darling Square to immerse yourself in Hello Kitty Town. What joy!

Cloudy Rhodes' short film Beautiful They screens tonight at Flickerfest. All money from the tickets go to flood relief.

Take the kids to the Hunter Valley Gardens to visit Mega Creatures.

Settle in for a night of theatre with Heroes of the Fourth Turning at the Seymour Centre.



Fill your cup and your bellies at Melbourne Food and Wine Festival.

Hamilton had made its way down south to Melbourne. Secure tickets here.

Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show is on for its final weekend.

Release some tension and have a laugh at Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

QUEER: Stories from the NGV Collection is on at the National Gallery of Victoria. Why not check it out at NGV Friday Nights as the late night event returns once more. Tonight a special edition Melbourne Art Book Fair is on the cards.



If you need an incentive to clean out your wardrobe, SWOP Brisbane is now buying Autumn clothes.

Get to The Tivoli this weekend for Blak Day Out. Dameeeela and Barkaa are set to take the stage.

Wander over to Lefty's Music Hall for live music and good times.

The Asia Pacific Triennial is open at Queensland Art Gallery of Modern Art.

Holy Holy is playing at Gilligan's in Cairns this Saturday.



The VANNS are performing at Kambri Precinct.

Step into the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia to see Australians & Hollywood.

Secure yourself some tickets to see Hockey Dad play at UC Hub.

Spend your afternoon hanging out at Capital Brewing Co.

Hippo Co. are leading one of its famous whisky tastings on Saturday evening at 6pm.


South Australia

Settle in for a moving performance of Girl From the North Country at Her Majesty's Theatre.

Live music is back! Hear DZ Deathrays perform at The Gov.

Explore the Fleurieu Peninsula, starting with these 5 beaches.

Spend Sunday long-lunching at Africola.


Western Australia

Immerse yourself in First Nations art, culture and conversations at BlakLight host by the AGWA.

See Rove adored and torn apart in this stand up by Patrick Malborough.

Catch some live music this Sunday at Fremantle Arts Centre.

Get your dose of laughs in at Oasis Comedy Club.


Northern Territory

Araluen Arts Centre is playing host to a performance of the iconic ballet Giselle. 

Midnight Oil is playing at Darwin Amphitheatre. Need I say more?

Explore a side of the Territory you haven't seen before with this guide.

Make your way over to Nightcliff Markets for Laksa, pastries, massages, and jewellery.



As always, Music at Mona is on this weekend. This time around Weeping Willows and Karai are just some of the acts set to perform.

Manifest tickets to see Electric Fields perform their Gold Energy tour,

Salamanca Market is open and calling your name this Saturday.

Road trip your way to any of these magical stays in Tasmania.

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