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Tap into ‘green-shoot’ talent and feel the buzz around future stars as you explore the 23 inner city live music venues showcasing emerging bands, musos and sound shapers across every imaginable genre and cross-over style. Presented by City of Sydney.

Golden Age Cinema & Bar

Baby Beef @ Golden Age

Golden Age Cinema are pleased to announce a last minute addition to this years Vivid Music line up, in replacing Holiday Sidewinder — Sydney’s up and...

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Heart People @ Golden Age

Acclaimed duo Heart People return to our Golden Stage with their dynamic dance music in tow for Vivid Music 2019. Heart People are a duo comprised of producer...

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Georgia June @ Golden Age

Formed in mid-2017, Sydney band Georgia June are an infectious force of energy and haven't stopped playing shows since. With a blend of charging guitars...

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Pyjama Sundayz @ Golden Age

Alt-pop provocateurs Pyjama Sundayz are out to disrupt the music industry. Drawing on influences as disparate as Wham! and Mac DeMarco, the Sydney-based...

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AUSTRALIA @ Golden Age

Formed in 2013, Australia offers a sonically unique concoction of pub rock and ‘80s new wave. Comprised of bandmates Guy Fenech, Oly Marlan and Nick...

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Venue 505

the catholics @ 505

Lloyd Swanton's eternally-popular jazz/world ensemble The catholics are back at 505, where they always tear the house down. One of the original ground...

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Bandaluzia Flamenco @ 505

Their unique characteristic is the knowledge and experience to deliver virtuosic flamenco dance, music and rhythm and the ability to conjure up it's distinctive...

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Moussa Diakite @ 505

Playing modern Malian music inspired by the rich musical traditions of his West African homeland. Moussa Diakite was part of Mali's generation of pioneering...

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Cumbiamuffin @ 505

Iconic and unique Cumbia Orchestra. Unstoppable dance floor! Contagious, joyful rhythm from Latin America and the Caribbean. The project has the vision...

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THE STRIDES @ 505

The Strides are a force for Reggae music, fronted by roots man Ras Roni from Barbados, Fijian MC LTL GZeus and Sierra Leonian ragga powerhouse...

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Bandaluzia Flamenco

Their unique characteristic is the knowledge and experience to deliver virtuosic flamenco dance, music and rhythm and the ability to conjure up its distinctive...

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Bandaluzia Flamenco
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Potts Point Hotel

Too Rad @ Potts Point Hotel

There is no doubt that these artists are killing it in the Australian Hip Hop scene at the moment. All having had released new singles this year, and changing...

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Cake Wines Cellar Door

Camelot Lounge

MALO MALO @ Camelot Lounge

Inspired by the suave, urban Nuyorican and Cuban dance bands of the 70’s, Malo Malo is one of the leading original up and coming salsa bands around the...

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Mucho Mambo @ Camelot Lounge

The 13 piece Mucho Mambo orchestra returns to Camelot Lounge for Vivid Sydney, with two big sets of Mambo, Cha Cha Cha, Salsa, Bolero and New Orleans grooves. Mucho...

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The Vanguard

WO FAT @ The Vanguard

Texan swampadelic trio Wo Fat make their way to the Vanguard for Vivid Music. With six studio albums, live LPs and multiple splits since their...

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YOUR MATE Bookings Valhalla Touring, Young Henrys & Ripple Music present WO FAT
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The Imperial

Honcho Disko @ The Imperial

Honcho Disko is a national celebration of events and community showcasing the best of Australia and the world’s subversive and alternative drag, burlesque...

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Harpoon Harrys

HOUSE PARTY x Vivid

This Vivid, Harry’s & Picnic bring to you the next installment in our beloved House Party series. Honing in on two Australian dance music icons...

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Dan Whitford & Harvey Sutherland
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Oxford Art Factory

Paul Dempsey

Paul Dempsey brings new Something For Kate Songs to NSW. In preparing to record Something For Kate’s long awaited 7th studio album, Paul (along...

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Injury Reserve

Astral People and Handsome Tours are excited to announce Injury Reserve for their first ever Australia and New Zealand tour this...

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GODLANDS - EP Tour

Fast-labelled Australian trap queen Godlands is making things personal, with the 4 U ONLY tour this A/W in support of her debut EP! 4 U ONLY is a concept...

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Ceres

With special guests Ro & Eaglemont Having just announced their new album We Are A Team, out April 26, Melbourne heart-tuggers Ceres will...

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Kim Churchill

“No need to run when the sun is coming.” A traveller as much as an artist, folk-rock-blues singer songwriter and musician Kim Churchill has...

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I know Leopard

Sydney art pop darlings I Know Leopard head out for their first headline national tour since 2015 to celebrate the release of their long-awaited...

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Kings Cross Hotel

Freda’s

PURE SPACE - AURORA II

Pure Space is one of FBi Radio’s favorite experimental dance music shows. Having transmitted weekly for almost three years, the show is a trusted source...

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The Soda Factory

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Ziggy's Barber Salon

The Lansdowne Hotel