Music & Nightlife
Rock, pop, classical, jazz and clubbing
Why leave all the fun to Friday and Saturday? Here’s where you can bust a move, watch crabs race (!) and knock back some drinks during the week. By Jordan Kretchmer
MONDAY CRAB RACING
While the rest of Sydney recovers from the weekend, Scubar kicks on with crab races on Monday nights. There’s $7.50 jugs and DJs playing plenty of drinking anthems till the early hours of the morning. Scubar, 4 Rawson Pl, Sydney 2000. 02 9212 4244. www.scubar.com.au. Free.
TUESDAY CELEBRATE ALL THINGS SALSA
Establishment hosts one of Sydney’s longest standing salsa nights every Tuesday. There are $12 mojitos to give you liquid courage and live percussion to keep you grooving. Beginners can join in on the fun with free classes from 8pm. Establishment, 252 George St, Sydney 2000. 02 9240 3100. merivale.com.au. Free.
WEDNESDAY THE WALL
Wednesday nights at World Bar see the front and back bars filled to the brim with punters keen to spice up hump day with a mid-week party. The music is skewed towards the trap, drum’n’bass and dubstep end of the electronic spectrum and features a mix of both up-and-coming and established talent. World Bar, 24 Bayswater Rd, Kings Cross 2011. 02 9357 7700. www.theworldbar.com. Price varies.
Live percussion will keep you grooving
Sosueme have been bringing the good times to the Beach Road for years, and continue to deliver an epic weekly line-up of DJs and bands. The night’s slogan is ‘99 per cent genre free’, so expect a mish-mash of pop, hip hop and indie rock bands. Beach Road Hotel, 71 Beach Rd, Bondi 2026. 02 9130 7247. beachroadbondi.com.au. Free.
THURSDAY TAXX THURSDAYS
Thursday nights at this Darlo disco bar are all about free entry, big tunes, $10 espresso Martinis, $5 gin’n’juice and $10 fried chicken sandwiches. Resident DJ Luen is joined by upcoming producers and DJs who spin hip hop, nu-disco, soul, funk and house beats, so you can dance your way into Friday morning. The Passage, 231a Victoria St, Darlinghurst 2010. 02 9358 6116. thepassage.com.au. Free.
Crab racing at Scubar