The world famous Sydney Opera House is one of the most well-known landmarks in all of Australia, and is a must-see attraction for anyone exploring the NSW capital. However, the Sydney Opera House isn't merely for sightseeing – it also plays host to special events and performances all throughout the year.

Here are a few of the most anticipated events taking place at the Sydney Opera House over the next few months. Why not grab a car hire in Sydney and check one out for yourself?

Empire of the Sun
May 30 – May 31

Australian electro pop superstars Empire of the Sun will be playing two extraordinary shows at the Sydney Opera House at the end of May. The duo of Luke Steele and Nick Littlemore are well-known for their unforgettable live shows, and will be performing to celebrate the release of their highly anticipated second album Ice on the Dune.

Blak
June 8 – June 22

The Bangarra Dance Theatre will be staging explosive performances of their Blak production all throughout June – and this is one not to be missed! Described as exciting, physical and dynamic, Blak is expected to be a high impact production which, at 75 minutes in length, will leave you dazzled and begging for more.

James Blake
July 29 – July 30

James Blake has quickly become known as one of the rising stars in world music, and this is your chance to see him live in an environment like no other. Blake will be putting on two hotly anticipated shows at the end of July, but tickets are selling fast, so make sure you get in quick to hear songs from his critically acclaimed album Overgrown live.

If you are flying in to NSW to see Blake in person, make sure you organise your car rental in the Sydney airport to ensure your trip goes off without a hitch.