One Electric Day and Billy Bragg: Here’s what’s happening across Australia this weekend

And just like that, the weekend is upon us once more. So for those without so much as a coffee date planned for your two days off, we've got you covered. Here at RUSSH we've compiled a non-exhaustive list of activities and ways to spend your weekend across Australia. With Omicron rearing its ugly head, a great deal of us are choosing to stay home and that's okay too. For you we say take this list of ways to spend your weekend at home.

As for the rest of you, below you'll find a string of things to keep you occupied and away from your screens. From Sweet Summer Sounds, Amyl and the Sniffers, One Electric Day and more, here's what's on this weekend across Australia.


The good news is that 7 Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner is back at Darlinghurst Theatre Company and the great news is that there are still tickets available for the shows this weekend.

Annie Hamilton is set to play at Sweet Summer Sounds this weekend in The Rocks.

Billy Bragg is performing at the Enmore Theatre this weekend.

Girl From the North Country is now playing at the Theatre Royal Sydney.

Take a dip in the popular Figure Eight Pools, tides permitting.

Studio A has partnered with Cement Fondu for Magical Putt Putt. Check it out!

The monumental Matisse: Life and Spirit exhibition presented by Oroton is on at Art Gallery of New South Wales.

Moonlight Cinema is back with its annual program, book tickets now!

Secure yourself something special at the Wayside Chapel Op Shop in Bondi (42-44 Warners Avenue, North Bondi NSW 2026) and support people experiencing homelessness at the same time.

You can always lock in last minute tickets to see Hamilton.



Love The Murlocs? Love Two Hands? Melbourne Film Festival is bringing the two together for a live reimagining of the films iconic soundtrack.

See if you can scrounge up at ticket to One Electric Day where Jimmy Barnes and Killing Heidi are headlining.

The queer Midsumma Festival is live and kicking!

Gabrielle Chanel: Fashion Manifesto 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 Max Vegas and Noise in My Head are set to play.

Submit to the chaos of The Comedy of Errors a take on the bards earliest comedy at Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne.

Head on over to Hope St. Radio for dinner and music.

If all else fails, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is still showing...



Manifest a ticket for the Amyl and the Sniffers gig at The Princess Theatre this Saturday.

It's the last weekend to see An American in Paris at Queensland Performing Arts Centre.

Moonlight Cinema is back with its annual program, book tickets now!

Get to the Fortitude Music Hall tonight to hear Hockey Dad live.

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.



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

Spend your afternoon hanging out at Capital Brewing Co.

Smiths Alternative are launching its Summer Series starting with live music from Muesli.

Music on the Greens is kicking off at Kambri Lawn this weekend.

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


South Australia

Dunstan Playhouse is hosting performances of Edward Albee’s play Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Explore the Fleurieu Peninsula, starting with these 5 beaches.

Spend Sunday long-lunching at Comida.

Head over to Norwood Concert Hall to see The Paper Kites perform a set.

Settle in for a night on the green and watch a new release film at Moonlight Cinema.

It's the last weekend to experience the best in contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art with Tarnanthi at Art Gallery of South Australia.


Western Australia

The Jungle Collective's well-loved Indoor Plant Warehouse Sale is making its way to Perth this weekend.

Check out the best in Western Australian artists with the exhibition The View From Here at the Art Gallery of Western Australia.

Catch some live music this Sunday at Fremantle Arts Centre.

Get your dose of laughs in at Oasis Comedy Club.

Dance Saturday night away at Freo. Social with Day Break Club.


Northern Territory

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.



Mona Foma is taking place this weekend at Hobart with performances from Frenzal Rhomb and Midnight Oil.

As always, Music at Mona is on this weekend. This time around Gus Leighton and Aleks Folvig are just some of the acts set to perform.

Salamanca Market is open and calling your name this Saturday.

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

Planning to spend your weekend devouring art instead? Here is a non-exhaustive list of all the exhibitions happening across Australia this January.

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