280 Cleveland St Surry Hills – cnr Perry St
Doors open 6pm Monday to Saturday
Performances usually start approx. 8.30pm

No table reservations
Pre-sale tickets are for unreserved seating.
Door sales are subject to availability.
For non-ticketed events, simply come on the night.

Join us six nights a week for the best live jazz, roots, reggae, funk, gypsy, latin, instrumental and vocal entertainment in Sydney.

Mondays – FREE!

Jazz Jam & Games Night with live music, a jazz jam session and board games a plenty – it’s a little boogie woogie with your backgammon.

Tuesdays – FREE!

'Old School' Funk & Groove with a live house band, invited guests jamming and DJ selections of rare grooves.

Wednesdays – FREE!

A classic bar room atmosphere with the lights down low, and classic Jazz and Blues era tunes.

Thursdays – Free for 505 members!

Relax to the sounds of a grooving live trio playing classic tunes while you shuffle the deck and play a few rounds of cards.


Unwind for the week with a blend of high class, fun acts from Swing, Gypsy, World, Soul, Funk and more.


Our concert series are the perfect nights to sit back and let your ears be treated to the most inspiring vocalists and instrumentalists Australia has to offer.

Everything you need to know about visiting us

Whichever night you come, we want you to have the best possible experience when visiting us. If your question isn’t answered below, please contact us.


We are wheelchair friendly – if you have special access needs please contact us ahead of time. We recommend getting here as close to 6pm as possible to ensure easy access and a suitable table.

Bar and Kitchen

The club is fully licensed and our kitchen serves a seasonal menu from 6–10pm Monday to Saturday.

Conditions of Entry

View our terms & conditions of entry and ticket sales.


We present music by some of the best local, interstate and overseas artists. Please listen to their awesome performances – there’s plenty of time to talk between sets!

Opening times

We open at 6pm Monday to Saturday, with performances starting around 8.30pm. We are closed on Sundays and public holidays.


Performances take place Monday to Saturday (except public holidays). They generally start around 8.30pm except where otherwise stated.


Venue 505 is artist-curated. It’s programmed by 505 Director & Co-Founder, Cameron Undy. For any gig enquiries please email Cameron.

Refunds and exchanges

We do not refund or exchange tickets.


Venue 505 is a full time live music space seating 150 people.


Pre-sales available online until 4pm on the day of the gig. Door sales at the venue from 7pm unless sold out.

Under 18s

Under 18s are welcome, but must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

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Venue 505

280 Cleveland Street
Surry Hills NSW 2010

Open Monday to Saturday
Doors at 6pm
Shows start approx. 8.30pm
Shows end approx. 11-11.30pm

SMS enquiries
0419 294 755

Terms & Conditions of Entry

Old 505 Theatre

Our sister venue presents the best independent theatre in an intimate 70 seat theatre.

Visit the theatre site.