This year, Vivid Sydney presents a curated contemporary music program at Tumbalong Park featuring some of Australia’s most exciting artists alongside...
Tumbalong Nights: FREE Vivid Music Live Shows at Tumbalong Park
11 Harbour St
This year, Vivid Sydney presents a curated contemporary music program at Tumbalong Park featuring some of Australia’s most exciting artists alongside Sydney’s hottest emerging acts. Catch FREE live shows each Wednesday to Saturday night, right in the heart of the Light Walk.
Plus, head down early to catch some of Australia's best acts for children each Saturday right before lights on.
Friday 27 May: Mo’ju + Elsy Wameyo
Wiradjuri-Filipino singer-songwriter Mo’ju steps up with restorative jams on family, identity, healing and expression. Rising Kenyan-born Australian soul-star artist Elsy Wameyo supports.
Saturday 28 May: Mama Kin Spender + Kee’ahn
Two towering acts tell their truths. Mama Kin Spender sounds a rattle and hum call from across the desert plains, buoyed by a 24 strong choir of Inner West Voices. Rising RnB soul-pop star Kee’ahn supports.
Plus - come early for free kids music from The Vegetable Plot
Wednesday 1 June: Mi-Kaisha
This proud Darumbal Murri and Tongan RnB artist unleashes her artful dichotomy of sweet and deadly.
Thursday 2 June: Haiku Hands + Ajak Kwai
Haiku Hands bring their rainbow super-soaker of joy and fun to get everyone up and dancing from the first beat. Rising Afro-soul star Ajak Kwai supports.
Friday 3 June: Mildlife + Stevan
Demon groove kings Mildlife showcase their “virtuoso space-jazz magic” (The Guardian) supported by multi-talented prodigy Stevan.
Saturday 4 June: Gordon Koang with Sampology + True Vibenation
In this live collaborative set, Sampology and South Sudanese Gordon Koang re-imagine Gordon’s acclaimed Unity album. International party starters True Vibenation support.
Plus - come early for free kids music with Teeny Tiny Stevies
Wednesday 8 June: Hot Potato Band
This larger-than-life brass collective sets a new bar for energetic and interactive musical performances.
Thursday 9 June: Andy Golledge + Caitlin Harnett & The Pony Boys
Local legends Andy Golledge Band and support outfit Caitlin Harnett & The Pony Boys take you on a wild ride through alt-country territory.
Friday 10 June: Donny Benét + Clews
Donny Benét splashes on the Italo-Aus post-disco charm with support from indie-pop sister-act Clews.
Saturday 11 June: Sydney Soul: Ngaiire + Maina Doe + Becca Hatch + Ms Thandi
Be transfixed by four artists at the arrow point of Sydney’s RnB | Soul scene when neo-soul art pop sensation Ngaiire is joined by multi-dimensional artists Maina Doe, Becca Hatch and Ms Thandi.
Plus - come early for free kids music from Diver City
Wednesday 15 June: Okenyo
Neo-soul/electro goddess transports you into a mirror world where personal stories meet ancient mythology.
Thursday 16 June: Milan Ring + Glo
One-woman powerhouse Milan Ring takes stage with rising RnB soul star GLO as support.
Friday 17 June: Hayley Mary + Babitha
Beloved indie-pop artist Hayley Mary sends her soul-searing lyrics into your heart. Rising alt-country artist Babitha supports, conjuring a divine playfulness with her poignant melodies.
Saturday 18 June: The More Please Orchestra + The Regime
Gardening Australia’s Costa Georgiadis fronts The More Please Orchestra. When they team up with the Inner West’s orgiastic 22-piece funk collective The Regime, it’s an instant party machine.
Plus - come early for free kids music from Justine Clarke
Music starts at 8pm each Wednesday and 7pm each Thursday to Saturday, with Saturday kids shows at 5pm.