Our picks for 7 must-see events at Vivid Sydney | City of Sydney – News

Our picks for 7 must-see events at Vivid Sydney | City of Sydney – News
Our picks for 7 must-see events at Vivid Sydney | City of Sydney – News

Sydney’s Vivid festival is back and brighter than ever with a host of new experiences to light up your start to winter. Go beyond the highlights and discover 7 exciting ways to dive into Vivid Sydney 2024.

1. Tekno Train by Paul Mac

24 May – 15 June

Transform your mundane commute into a symphony of rhythmic beats and visual delights. Visionary musician Paul Mac turns an everyday train ride into an extraordinary journey of sound and light. Don’t miss this immersive experience that redefines the meaning of travel. Book now

Tekno Train by Paul Mac – Vivid 2024

2. Machine Hall

5 to 15 June

Discover Machine Hall, a historic substation transformed into a vibrant music venue. Over 10 nights the Clarence Street venue hosts a line-up of local and international artists covering everything from hyperpop, rock, dance and soul to fashion, voguing, First Nations artists, storytelling and queer acts. Highlights include US indie rockers Deerhoof, First Nations band No Fixed Address, singer-songwriter Jen Cloher and hyperpop artist Underscores. This exciting new music program is supported by City of Sydney. Book now.

Machine Hall
Machine Hall

3. Neon Lyric Walk at Hollywood Quarter

24 May – 15 June

Come visit the Hollywood Quarter precinct in Surry Hills as part of a curated walk for art and music lovers. The precinct will be bathed in a neon glow as 12 venues present their own interpretation of the songs and lyrics that have informed our collective past and touched on the concept of humanity. Enjoy food and drink deals for every taste and every budget, along with live music gigs, DJs, performances, workshops and guest panels, and special cinema screenings from Wednesday to Sunday each week. Learn more.

Hollywood Quarter hosts the Neon Lyric Walk for Vivid Sydney 2024
Hollywood Quarter hosts the Neon Lyric Walk for Vivid Sydney 2024

4. Fire Kitchen and the Goods Line

24 May – 15 June

Vivid Fire Kitchen returns, igniting its new home at The Goods Line with flame-seared street food from around the globe. Come wander around the flame-lit night and feast from fire-cooked dishes from around the globe. Flame throwers, fire-sculptures, fire pits and more add to the bustling market atmosphere.

On the way here indulge your inner voyeur with Window Dressing, a captivating installation that lets you peek into the imagined lives within illuminated windows. Learn more.

Fire Kitchen
Fire Kitchen

5. Champions of Change: Mackenzie Arnold and Tony Gustavsson

10 June

Join Tony Gustavsson and Mackenzie Arnold from the CommBank Matildas at Sydney Town Hall for an insightful discussion about sports and leadership, hosted by Grace Gill. Gain unique perspectives from the football stars who captured Australia’s heart. Book now.

Join Mackenzie Arnold and Tony Gustavsson from the CommBank Matildas for the Champions of Change talk at Vivid Sydney 2024
Join Mackenzie Arnold and Tony Gustavsson from the CommBank Matildas for the Champions of Change talk at Vivid Sydney 2024

6. Nest

24 May – 15 June

An expansive circular structure on Stargazer Lawn, Barangaroo welcomes you to bear witness to the ritualistic mating dance of the brolga, one of only 2 species of crane native to Australia. Projected onto a transparent surface, the huge bird apparitions appear to float in the air and are visible from both out and inside the installation. Learn more.

Nest - Vivid Sydney 2024
Nest – Vivid Sydney 2024

7. Shifting Perspectives

29 May to 1 June

Step into an all ages, all abilities, immersive dance performance at Walsh Bay. This thought-provoking dance and light installation invites you to roam within a vast maze of mirrors. Around you, dancers glide past 24 reflective plinths, their movements echoing infinitely. Light dances in unison with sound and you’re enveloped in a reality-bending spectacle. Learn more.

Shifting Perspectives - Vivid Sydney 2024
Shifting Perspectives – Vivid Sydney 2024

Find our more and see the full program.

We are a proud supporter of Vivid Sydney 2024 as part of our commitment to supporting arts and culture.

Source: news.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au

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