Gaelic Theatre

Gaelic Theatre

The Gaelic Theatre is a split level multi purpose venue in Surry Hills, New South Wales, Australia. The club is located close to Central Railway Station and was voted “Best Live Music Venue - NSW” at the 2007 Jack Awards. [ cite web | title=The Scoop - 2007 Jack Awards | work=The Blurb web site|url= | accessdate=2007-08-10 ]

The club has a capacity of 800 [ cite web | title=The Gaelic - About| work=The Gaelic web site|url= | accessdate=2007-08-10 ] and has hosted a number of international and Australian touring bands, among them American rock quintet, The Used.

The Gaelic Theatre was opened as an entertainment venue by Damien Commerford in 2002, but had been previously used as a cinema and also for stage performances.

The theatre is located on Devonshire Street, Surry Hills and is in the vicinity of the old Devonshire Street Cemetery, which was moved during the construction of Central Railway Station in 1906.

The Gaelic Theatre is among one of the most popular live music venues in Sydney [ cite web | title=Sydney's best venues| work=The Sydney Morning Herald web site|url= | accessdate=2007-08-10 ] , and has been recognised for its credibility and goodwill.


Below is a list of acts to have performed at the Gaelic Theatre.

* The Strokes
* Behemoth
* The Stereophonics
* Wolfmother
* Maroon 5
* The Infadels
* Cannibal Corpse
* The Used
* Kid Courageous
* Kisschasy
* Nile
* Toni Collette
* Dragonforce
* Killing Heidi
* Jet
* Mindless Self Indulgence
* Regurgitator
* Le Tigre
* Kreator
* The Dandy Worhols


External links

* [ Official Gaelic Club Website]
* [ Official Gaelic Club MySpace]

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