Sappho Books, Cafe & Bar

We are one of Sydney's favourite General Second-hand Bookstores. Walk through to our beautiful courtyard Cafe that transforms into a tapas Bar at night.

- We buy and sell used books and records, host live music and events and are available for venue hire -

 

Opening Hours

Monday: 8.30am to 7.00pm

Tuesday: 8.30am to 7.00pm

Wednesday: 8.30am till late

Thursday: 8.30am till late

Friday: 8.30am till late

Saturday: 8.30am till late

Sunday: 9:00am to 7:00pm

 

 

Mark Ashurst
Feb
24
7:30 PM19:30

Mark Ashurst

Mark hails from Manchester UK, where he played in several of the region’s covers and originals bands. Since moving to Australia in 2005 he has been a regular on the Sydney music scene, providing the keyboards for Adventures With Alice’s 2008 album “Stereo in the Mono Age”. -blues and jazz influenced piano sounds.

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Tristan Alaba
Feb
28
7:30 PM19:30

Tristan Alaba

Tristan Alaba is a songwriter, guitarist and creator of Aussa Nova - an Australian indie folk style with Bossa Nova and Samba influences - making waves around Sydney’s alternative nook and cranny music spots.

Bringing together good humour and harmony, pretty rhythms and witty lyrics, Tristan’s music is best enjoyed with friends in the courtyard of an alternative, eclectic and sophisticated bookshop cafe on Glebe Point Road.

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Glen and Glenda
Mar
3
7:30 PM19:30

Glen and Glenda

 

Glen & Glenda are a Sydney based acoustic duo with a playlist of original material along with a repertoire of both familiar and obscure pop gems of the past. They have been together for 4 years and in that time have played a multitude of shows at venues such as the Gasoline Pony, Foundry 616, The Record Crate, Petersham Bowling club, Lazy Bones lounge and Staves Brewery as well as spots at festivals such as the Northern Beaches music festival and Winter Magic in the Blue Mountains. Glen and Glenda's original material is a mixture of folk and acoustic pop along the lines of Nancy Sinatra, Cat Power, She and Him and Jackie DeShannon just to name a few. They have recently released their debut album Dupain.

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Robyn King
Mar
17
7:30 PM19:30

Robyn King

Robyn King is a Sydney-based singer/songwriter with over thirty years experience in the music industry. Having recently released her first full-length album, Robyn’s music is a mix of rock, blues, and folk, creating a sound that is easily recognisable as her own.

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The Emerald Ruby
Mar
28
7:30 PM19:30

The Emerald Ruby

Sometimes classical musicians are lead astray by the lilting sounds of folk music. This is what happened to Australian Flautist Jennifer Hankin, leading her to the sound of The Emerald Ruby. Combining glittery ukulele, lilting flutes and melodic vocals, her whimsical songs will bring a smile to anyones face. 

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Poetry Night
Feb
13
7:00 PM19:00

Poetry Night

The first poetry night of 2018 at Sappho Books will play host to AVANT GAGA #34, with guest poets Pam Brown, Adam Aitken, Emily Stewart, and Michael Stratford Hutch, plus an open section. Drinks and tapas at the bar. Free Entry

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Robyn King
Feb
10
7:30 PM19:30

Robyn King

Robyn King is a Sydney-based singer/songwriter with over thirty years’ experience in the music industry. Having recently released her first full-length album, Robyn’s music is a mix of rock, blues, and folk, creating a sound that is easily recognisable as her own.

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Robyn King
Jan
27
7:30 PM19:30

Robyn King

Robyn King is a Sydney-based singer/songwriter with over thirty years’ experience in the music industry. Having recently released her first full-length album, Robyn’s music is a mix of rock, blues, and folk, creating a sound that is easily recognisable as her own.

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Robyn King
Dec
22
7:30 PM19:30

Robyn King

 

Robyn King is a Sydney based singer/songwriter with over 30 years experience in the music industry. Having recently released her full-length album, Robin's music is a mix of rock, blues and folk, creating a sound easily recognisable as her own.

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