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, sheet music and records, host live music and events and are available for venue hire -


Christmas Eve: Open but will close at 4pm

Tuesday 25th Christmas Day: Closed

Wednesday 26th Boxing Day: Closed

Thursday 27th: Closed

Friday 28th: Open 9am to 7.30 pm

Saturday 29th: Open 9am to 7.30 pm

Sunday 30th: Open 9am to 7.30 pm

New Years Eve: Open but will close at 1.30pm

New Years Day: Closed


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

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  • Sappho Books, Cafe & Wine Bar 51 Glebe Point Rd Glebe, NSW, 2037 Australia (map)

Jo has performed in a diverse array of musical acts in his career of over a decade, from swing and rock, to musical comedy, and an ABBA-tribute solo banjo show. His current solo project takes folk-tune arrangement to its extremities and beyond in works of captivating originality. Irish, Asian, and Arabic influences find a surprising affinity with contemporary avant-garde aesthetics and found-sound composition in his performances for guitar and sound-objects. Jo is currently releasing an album, Sillage (a French term for ‘wake’ or ‘trail’, which is used by perfumers to describe the extent to which a scent lingers in the air), in May 2015 on Psychopyjama Records, as well as making his academic career in music philosophy. More info about Jo's music can be found here

Earlier Event: May 20