There’s nothing quite like the buzz you get from watching live music. Thankfully, Sydney’s Inner West embraces its musical artists, offering some of the cities’ best places to get out and uncover some of Australia’s greatest raw talent. Here’s some of our favourite inner west music spots.

LazyBones Lounge – Marrickville

Featuring live music seven nights a week, delicious food and some amazing local brews and spirits, LazyBones is the eclectic heart of the Marrickville community.

294 Marrickville Road, Marrickville.

The Enmore Theatre – Newtown

If you haven’t heard of The Enmore Theatre, chances are you’re not from Sydney.  Located just up the road from Smidmore St, in Newtown’s Entertainment Precinct, the entertainment on offer ranges from live bands to stand-up comedy and there’s always something incredible to see.

118 – 132 Enmore Road, Enmore

The Vanguard – Newtown

This New Orleans inspired venue offers some of the widest variety of live music acts in Sydney.  From local rock bands to international jazz artists, it’s always a mixed bag of talent that is sure to delight anyone looking to uncover something new.

42 King Street, Newtown

Crowbar Sydney – Leichhardt

For those that like it hard, Crowbar Sydney is where it’s at. Calling themselves the ‘home of the heavy,’ Crowbar showcases the best in local, national and international punk, metal, hardcore, indie, emo and rock and roll.

345 Parramatta Road, Leichhardt