X|Celerate

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xcellerate vivid

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.

Camelot Lounge

The Idea Of North @ Camelot Lounge

Multi ARIA Award-winning vocal group The Idea of North returns to Camelot for Vivid Sydney to showcase their most recent and best iteration yet. With the...

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The Idea Of North
Location: Camelot Lounge Price: From: $37.00

Renee Geyer @ Camelot Lounge

Renée Geyer returns to Camelot for two magical nights as part of the Vivid Sydney X|Celerate program.  Renée Geyer’s past is Australian...

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Renee Geyer
Location: Camelot Lounge Price: From: $40.00

Lobsternman Django @ Camelot Lounge

Lobsterman is one of the great cult artists of our time. Labouring away in obscurity in Sydney (northern beaches – inner west – northern beaches) since...

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Lobsterman
Location: Camelot Lounge Price: From: $15.00

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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Mucho Mambo
Location: Camelot Lounge Price: From: $25.00

Monsieur Camembert @ Camelot Lounge

“Gloriously melodramatic, extraordinary musical prowess and breathless panache…ensemble playing at it’s finest” (The Drum). With sensitivity...

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Monsieur Camembert
Location: Camelot Lounge Price: From: $47.90

Katie Noonan @ Camelot Lounge

5 x ARIA award winner Katie Noonan’s technical mastery and pure voice make her one of Australia’s most versatile and beloved vocalists. Katie will...

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Katie Noonan
Location: Camelot Lounge Price: From: $47.90

Camelot Lounge X|Celerate Program

For the past 13 years, the people behind Camelot Lounge have been changing the face of the Sydney music landscape. Camelot Lounge is one of Sydney’s...

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Camelot Lounge X|Celerate Program
Location: Camelot Lounge Price: From: $1.00

Oxford Art Factory

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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Injury Reserve
Location: Oxford Art Factory Price: From: $44.90

KIM CHURCHILL With Special Guests

“No need to run when the sun is coming.” A traveller as much as an artist, Kim Churchill has lived on the road for years, but it was no longer enough...

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Kim Churchill
Location: Oxford Art Factory Price: From: $34.10

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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Godlands
Location: Oxford Art Factory Price: From: $18.25

Ceres

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

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Ceres
Location: Oxford Art Factory Price: From: $29.90

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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Kim Churchill - Vivid Sydney 2019
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Location: Oxford Art Factory Price:

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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I KNOW LEOPARD - Vivid Sydney 2019
Location: Oxford Art Factory Price: From: $25.41

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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Freda's - Pure Space
Location: Freda’s Price: From: $15.00

EXTRA SILKY EXTRAVAGANZA @ Freda's

Extra Silky is a unique hair salon that likes to blur the lines between hair, art, fashion and music. Originally operating out of cult salon and gallery...

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Extra Silky @ Freda's
Location: Freda’s Price: From: $10.00

Heavenly X Papercuts

Best Effort is a Sydney based record label, mix series and party. For their Vivid Music event, Best Effort will host some of their favourite local and...

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Freda's - Heavenly X Papercuts
Location: Freda’s Price: From: $15.00

QUEENS OF THE JUNGLE @ FREDA'S

Freda’s Vivid Music program kicks off with a roar as the party bar is transformed into a wildlife oasis for Queens of the Jungle. Featuring three...

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fREDA'S - Queen Of The Jungle
Location: Freda’s Price: From: $10.00

Freda's X|Celerate Programs

Freda's, located in inner city Chippendale, is a much loved music and cultural venue showcasing Sydney's best party crews, local up-start dance labels...

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Freda's
Location: Freda’s Price: From: $1.00

The Imperial

The Soda Factory

The Soul Sense @ The Soda Factory

The Soda Factory is proud to serve up a night dedicated to the Soul OG’s within Sydney… feat The Soul Sense. Whether it’s CLASSIC, gently-stirred...

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soul sense
Location: The Soda Factory Price: Free

Labyrinth @ The Soda Factory

“I don't know where I'm going from here, but I promise it won't be boring.” – David Bowie   Join us for a night dedicated to the singer...

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Labyrinth
Location: The Soda Factory Price: Free event - registration required

Folk Like Us @ The Soda Factory

Are you ready to get weird with your beard?! Head to The Soda Factory to lighten up your Sunday blues with a little bit of indie-spiration. This showcase...

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Folk Like Us
Location: The Soda Factory Price: Free event - registration required

Kings Cross Hotel

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...

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the catholics
Location: Venue 505 Price: From: $20.00

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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Bandaluzia Flamenco
Location: Venue 505 Price: From: $30.00

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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Moussa Diakite
Location: Venue 505 Price: From: $20.00

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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Cumbiamuffin
Location: Venue 505 Price: From: $20.00

FUNK DA BASS @ 505

Funk Da Bass is a night of fusion, funk and soul showcasing local bands in curated line ups exploring the sounds of Sydney. In the warm and suggestive...

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Funk Da bass
Location: Venue 505 Price: From: $15.00

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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The Strides
Location: Venue 505 Price: From: $20.00

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
2018
Location: Venue 505 Price: From: $30.00

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
Location: The Vanguard Price: From: $37.49

107 Projects

Harpoon Harrys

The Dolphin

The Dolphin X|Celerate Program

In its second year, the award-winning Surry Hills hub of all things culture, The Dolphin is fast becoming a music focused venue as well as a destination...

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The Dolphin X|Celerate Program
Location: The Dolphin Price: Free

Ziggy's Barber Salon

The Lansdowne Hotel

Purple Sneakers' Thirteenth Birthday

Purple Sneakers are back to celebrate their thirteenth birthday and another year of being #TrustedForTaste. This time, they’re teaming up with their...

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Purple Sneakers Thirteenth Birthday - Vivid Music 2019
Location: The Lansdowne Hotel Price: From: $28.55