The bullseye at the centre of Sydney's Darling Harbour, Tumbalong Park is your Vivid Sydney go-to for free and eclectic contemporary music, in the very heart of the Light Walk.
Catch 12 nights of live music, with artists from Africa to Arnhem Land, as well as Sydney's finest acts - free for all, with an open invitation to dance.
Plus, DJs keep the vibes high from Sunday to Wednesday nights and beloved Australian children's acts kick things off before the lights turn on, every Saturday from 5pm.
Find the full line-up below.
FRIDAY 26 MAY: HATCHIE + EGOISM
Be washed away in a shoegaze haze of big feelings and bigger hooks from two bands behind Australia's most pristine guitar-pop, Hatchie and EGOISM.
SATURDAY 27 MAY: YOTHU YINDI + ZIGGY RAMO
Join the monumentally influential Yolngu supergroup Yothu Yindi plus Wik and Solomon Island rapper Ziggy Ramo for a powerful and inspiring night of music and dance.
And come early for free kids music from Zindzi & the Zillionaires.
THURSDAY 1 JUNE: A.GIRL + AGUNG MANGO
If you don't know A.GIRL and Agung Mango, it's time to familiarise yourself with the future of Australian RnB and rap.
FRIDAY 2 JUNE: TRIPLE J CELEBRATES 15 YEARS OF UNEARTHED HIGH
To celebrate 15 years since the very first triple j Unearthed High competition, the station's bringing together previous winners and finalists for a one-off live and free concert with some very special guests for a giant celebration. Featuring Teen Jesus and the Jean Teasers, Lastlings, JACOTÉNE, Arno Faraji and more.
SATURDAY 3 JUNE: SUNSHINE AND DISCO FAITH CHOIR + PINK MATTER
Come together to leave it all out on the dancefloor, in a night of sweat and salvation with beloved Melbourne DJ and producer Sunshine and her 12-piece Disco Faith Choir. Plus Brisbane new-soul-meets-club trio Pink Matter.
And come early for free kids music from Junkyard Beats.
THURSDAY 8 JUNE: KUTCHA EDWARDS + JULIAN BELBACHIR
Be swept away by two true experts of the craft, veteran Mutti Mutti songwriter-activist Kutcha Edwards and multi-instrumentalist and African fusion artist Julian Belbachir.
FRIDAY 9 JUNE: KAIIT + CHANEL LOREN
Catch two of Australia's most exciting emerging RnB talents before they blow up: Kaiit, adopted by Jill Scott and Erykah Badu as their musical lovechild, and 2022 breakout star, the effortlessly cool Chanel Loren.
SATURDAY 10 JUNE: DAN SULTAN + CARLA WEHBE
Be serenaded by two arresting voices on the Saturday night of the June long weekend – the ARIA-winning, genre-hopping, multi-hyphenate Dan Sultan and emerging Sydney pop-star and cowgirl Carla Wehbe.
And come early for free kids music from Peter Combe and the Bellyflop in a Pizza Band.
SUNDAY 11 JUNE: ESA’S AFRO SYNTH BAND WITH KAMAZU & MIM SULEIMAN
Get ready to dance as London based DJ and producer Esa Williams brings the party with his Afro Synth Band. He's enlisting two vocal titans, too: South African '80s funk king Kamazu and Zanzibar via London afrobeat mainstay Mim Suleiman.
THURSDAY 15 JUNE: ANDREW GURRUWIWI BAND + SETWUN & THE SOULSTRANAUTS
It's all things funk with Andrew Gurruwiwi Band, the electric 7-piece outfit from Arnhem Land. Multi-instrumentalist and DJ Setwun brings along his live band The Soultranauts for a set of soul-jazz grooves with a late-night dance tempo.
FRIDAY 16 JUNE: EMMA DONOVAN & THE PUTBACKS + BUMPY
Do not miss this night with two transfixing, impassioned and unmissable First Nations soul performers – the legendary Emma Donovan with long-time collaborators The Putbacks, and emerging Noongar artist Bumpy.
SATURDAY 17 JUNE: CORNELIUS + NICE BISCUIT
Closing out Tumbalong Nights for 2023, Japan’s genre-hopping genius, cult icon, Cornelius brings his transcendent live show to Vivid Sydney. And Brisbane 5-piece Nice Biscuit will take you on a trip with their psychedelic-leaning folk.
And come early for free kids music from Tiptoe Giants.
Tumbalong Nights supported by Commbank Indigenous Careers