Rocking Waves: Exploring The Live Music Scene In Manly
There are plenty of live gigs to get to in Manly. Whether you prefer the underground scene, the soothing acoustic melodies or being the star at an open mic, you have plenty of options to choose from.
🍷Mondays at Donny’s
Donny’s Bar brings a New York-style loft bar to Manly. Only 200 meters away from our Beach House, you will find a place to let go, relax and enjoy the company of good music and friends. Don’t forget to flash your Stoke wristband to get 20% off on food and drinks.
🍸Tuesdays at LazyBones Lounge, Marrickville
Tuesdays are a good day to explore other neighbourhoods if you are looking for live music. Named one of the top 10 coolest neighbourhoods in the world, Marrickville is the place to go. Lazybones Lounge has live music every night on two floors, with various genres and a quirky atmosphere. This venue stays open late, until midnight from Monday to Wednesday and until 3am from Thursday to Saturday.
💃Salsa Wednesdays at The Ivanhoe
Get ready to feel the rhythm in your bones as you tap into the vibrant world of Latin live music and salsa! Whether you’re a seasoned dancer or a total beginner, don’t worry—we’ve got you covered. Before the music starts, instructors lead an easy-to-follow salsa class, teaching you the moves that will set the dance floor on fire. ¡Vamos a bailar!
🎤Open MIC Thursdays at The Old Manly Boatshed
Looking for some spontaneous musical madness and undiscovered talent? Experience the unique Boat Shed’s open mic night, our usual last stop on our Thursday Pub Crawl. A stage to showcase your skills with a live band playing just for you. Warm up those vocal cords, and join us for a night filled with dance and perhaps a few standing ovations.
🎸Acoustic Friday Tunes at 4 Pines Brewery: Live in the Pine
Get ready to unwind with the cozy melodies of acoustic live music! A gig that transports you to a world of good vibes. Enjoy your favourite beer as talented musicians strum their guitars and serenade you. This is the perfect atmosphere to kick back, and enjoy good company and amazing sunset views over Manly’s wharf.
🍹Saturdays at Harbour Hotel, Freshwater
Get ready for a gig that’s packed with surf energy! With a shoes optional policy, grab a cold beer or a juicy wine and dance to some cracking sounds. With four bands lined up, playing from indie rock to funky beats, local bands will have you grooving and moving to their tunes.
☀️Sundays at Q Station: December Sunset Sessions
Let the music guide you to an unforgettable evening. Enjoy the warm, sunny summer afternoons with live music, drinks and food while watching the sunset over the Sydney Harbour from one of the best views in Sydney.
With a variety of genres and venues to choose from, every night is a chance to discover new sounds and connect with your travel mates. The possibilities are endless in Manly’s rocking waves of live music.