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Festival Village
Hyde Park North
Entry near Archibald Fountain
Licensed venue. Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.
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8–25 January
Closed Mondays
Family Week 20–25 January
Free entry. Food and beverages available. Licensed bars open from 4.30pm.

This summer, the Festival Village once again takes its place in the heart of the city at Hyde Park.

An oasis of arts, eats, beats and other treats, it’s the perfect pre-show or post-show hang-out.

With a mix of free and ticketed events, check out The Famous Spiegeltent, The Aurora Spiegeltent, a week of family shows and street artist Maser’s giant art installation Higher Ground.

Festival Village, The Famous Spiegeltent and The Aurora Spiegeltent are wheelchair accessible. 
Priority entry for people with specific needs/access needs.





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LIMBO
Dirty & dangerous circus cabaret
LIMBO
07 - 25 January
The Aurora
A Simple Space
Seven acrobats laugh at the rules of gravity
A Simple Space
13 - 25 January
The Aurora
Archie Roach: CREATION
One of Australia’s most important artists revisits his first four albums
Archie Roach: CREATION
10 - 11 January
The Aurora
Blak Cabaret
Lights up the night with music, comedy and dance
Blak Cabaret
20 - 25 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
Camille O’Sullivan: Changeling
The return of Irish–French chanteuse
Camille O’Sullivan: Changeling
08 - 18 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
Tiny Ruins
Haunting country soul
Tiny Ruins
16 January
The Aurora
Between The Cracks
A bent night of blues, burlesque and blame
Between The Cracks
09 - 18 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
Iva Bittová
Czech experimental violinist
Iva Bittová
21 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
Christine Salem
Percussion-driven music grounded in the work songs and chants of slavery
Christine Salem
08 January
The Aurora
Olivia Chaney
Other-worldly folk tunes
Olivia Chaney
11 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
Perry Keyes
Tales of Sydney’s western suburbs
Perry Keyes
18 January
The Aurora
Omar Souleyman
Scorching Middle Eastern dance music guaranteed to make you move
Omar Souleyman
16 January
The Aurora
Firekites
Lose yourself in the dreamy soundscapes of this Newcastle collective
Firekites
21 January
The Aurora
Roger Knox
The Johnny Cash of Australian country
Roger Knox
25 January
The Aurora
Jazzamatazz!
Ali McGregor does jazzy beats for kids
Jazzamatazz!
20 - 24 January
The Aurora
Dan Deacon
FBi RADIO NIGHT
Dan Deacon
22 January
The Aurora
The Wau Wau Sisters are Naked as the Day They were Born Again!
Stars of La Clique and La Soirée
The Wau Wau Sisters are Naked as the Day They were Born Again!
20 - 25 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
Fright or Flight
Spellbinding aerials and offbeat acrobatics
Fright or Flight
13 - 18 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
Jessica Pratt
Tranquil-voiced San Franciscan singer-songwriter
Jessica Pratt
10 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
The Luck Child
A wonderful adventure into theatre for kids
The Luck Child
21 - 25 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
The Clean
Indie-rock godfathers
The Clean
20 January
The Aurora
Kid Congo and The Pink Monkey Birds
Founder of The Gun Club and erstwhile guitarist for The Cramps and the Bad Seeds
Kid Congo and The Pink Monkey Birds
24 January
The Aurora
BODY/HEAD
Sonic Youth co-founder Kim Gordon and experimental guitarist Bill Nace
BODY/HEAD
22 January
The Aurora
Wye Oak
FBi RADIO NIGHT
Wye Oak
09 January
The Aurora
Karol Conka
Afro-Brazilian percussion meets modular synths and bold rap
Karol Conka
09 January
The Aurora
City of Sydney Lawn Library
Sydney's sunniest reading spot
City of Sydney Lawn Library
08 - 25 January
Around the Festival Village
Myele Manzanza Trio
Virtuosic drumming, electronic-tinged elements of jazz, hip-hop & soul
Myele Manzanza Trio
10 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
#1 Dads
Big Scary frontman debuts new project
#1 Dads
22 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
Summer Sounds Afterparty
with DJ Béco Dranoff
Summer Sounds Afterparty
10 January
The Aurora
Senyawa
Traditional Javanese music with a punk attitude
Senyawa
23 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
Blank Realm
Unstoppable psychedelic pop
Blank Realm
24 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
Higher Ground by Maser
A world of converging architecture, bursting with colours
Higher Ground by Maser
08 - 25 January
Around the Festival Village
Frikstailers
Rhythmic, rowdy and undeniably danceable
Frikstailers
17 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
Led Kaapana & Mike Kaawa
Hawaiian master musicians
Led Kaapana & Mike Kaawa
08 - 09 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
Nightmares on Wax
Eclectic DJ set from Warp Records’ longest serving artist
Nightmares on Wax
25 January
The Aurora
Xylouris White
Post-punk drumming and traditional Greek lute
Xylouris White
15 January
The Aurora
Lace Curtain
Synth pop, kraut, new wave and Italo disco
Lace Curtain
25 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
Family Week
Free workshops, music and art for kids
Family Week
20 - 25 January
Around the Festival Village
How To Dress Well
FBi RADIO NIGHT
How To Dress Well
23 January
The Aurora
Leon Vynehall
A captivatingly personal strain of introverted house music
Leon Vynehall
25 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
Kirin J Callinan
Exhilarating, genre-bending music delivered with both flamboyance and a serrated edge
Kirin J Callinan
15 January
The Aurora
Rufino and the Coconuts
From Mikelangelo and the Black Sea Gentlemen
Rufino and the Coconuts
23 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
Dear Hope Street
Spreading hope across the globe one postcard at a time
Dear Hope Street
20 - 25 January
Around the Festival Village
Client Liaison
Executive lounge swagger and corporate card glamour
Client Liaison
16 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
Cornelius Presents salyu x salyu
Noise pop heavyweight meets J-pop singer
Cornelius Presents salyu x salyu
23 January
The Aurora
Zammuto
Formerly of the pop duo The Books
Zammuto
14 January
The Aurora
ZA!
Frenetic take on experimental music that sits between Lightning Bolt and Can
ZA!
24 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
Ross McHenry Future Ensemble
Future jazz and LA beat
Ross McHenry Future Ensemble
09 January
The Aurora
Australian Museum
Fascinating discoveries for enquiring minds
Australian Museum
20 - 25 January
Around the Festival Village
Complimentary yoga with lululemon athletica
Get your OM on at the Festival Village
Complimentary yoga with lululemon athletica
08 - 23 January
Around the Festival Village
Oneman
Dubstep, garage, grime, hip-hop and RnB
Oneman
17 January
The Aurora
Hotbed Designs
Maser-inspired printmaking workshop
Hotbed Designs
20 - 25 January
Around the Festival Village
The Vegetable Plot
Fun & Funky 'Roots Music' treat!
The Vegetable Plot
20 - 25 January
Around the Festival Village
Vintage Quartestra
A playful take on your favourite cartoon theme songs
Vintage Quartestra
20 - 25 January
Around the Festival Village
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