Sydney Festival

Sydney Festival

Sydney Festival

Every January, Sydney Festival enlivens and transforms Sydney with a bold cultural celebration based on the highest quality art and big ideas. For three weeks, Sydney Festival offers a rich program of around 80 events involving upwards of 1,000 artists from Australia and abroad covering dance, theatre, music, visual arts, cross media and forums.


Icon Andrew Weatherall on the birth of acid house: “The establishment made it a threat”1

Icon Andrew Weatherall on the birth of acid house: “The establishment made it a threat”

By Jody Macgregor 12th Dec, 2013

Our picks of the Sydney Festival 2014 program

Our picks of the Sydney Festival 2014 program

By Nick Jarvis 23rd Oct, 2013

Classixx: Part of the family now

Classixx: Part of the family now

By Katie Cunningham 13th Feb, 2013

L.A. duo Michael David and Tyler Blake are Future Classic's newest signees - so if you're not already acquainted, now would be a good time.

Sydney Festival pres. Lindstrom @ Town Hall, Sydney (26/01/2013)1

Sydney Festival pres. Lindstrom @ Town Hall, Sydney (26/01/2013)

By Jim Poe 4th Feb, 2013

Lindstrom's spacey Euro-disco got heads nodding at Future Classic's Town Hall gig.

Sydney Fest pres. Darshan Jesrani & Daniel Wang @ Paradiso at Town Hall, Sydney (19/1/2013)

Sydney Fest pres. Darshan Jesrani & Daniel Wang @ Paradiso at Town Hall, Sydney (19/1/2013)

By Jim Poe 31st Jan, 2013

Darshan Jesrani of Metro Area and Berlin's Daniel Wang brought some proper disco grooves to Picnic's annual Sydney Festival event at Town Hall's Paradiso pop-up club.

Sydney Festival pres. Nicolas Jaar @ Town Hall, Sydney (23/01/2012)1

Sydney Festival pres. Nicolas Jaar @ Town Hall, Sydney (23/01/2012)

By Katie Cunningham 29th Jan, 2013

Nicolas Jaar touches down on Australian soil for the first time.

The sound's not alright: 75 minutes after showtime, Nicolas Jaar's Darkside appears

The sound's not alright: 75 minutes after showtime, Nicolas Jaar's Darkside appears

By Jack Tregoning 24th Jan, 2013

Last night at the Spiegeltent in the Sydney Festival Garden, a few hundred Jaar devotees were reminded again of just how deep his perfectionist streak runs.

A Nicolas Jaar tour primer1

A Nicolas Jaar tour primer

By Jack Tregoning 23rd Jan, 2013

In the time since we spoke to Nicolas Jaar in early 2011, he's had to get familiar with a whole lot of attention.

Classixx added to Future Classic's Sydney Festival party3

Classixx added to Future Classic's Sydney Festival party

By Katie Cunningham 16th Jan, 2013

The L.A. duo are joining Lindstrom, Mitzi and the Future Classic DJs on the bill.

Lindstrøm and Todd Terje team up for new live project1

Lindstrøm and Todd Terje team up for new live project

By Jack Tregoning 14th Jan, 2013

It's a disco masterclass!

A conversation with Metro Area mastermind Darshan Jesrani14

A conversation with Metro Area mastermind Darshan Jesrani

By Christopher Barker 10th Jan, 2013

Down the line from his New York studio, Darshan Jesrani talks inthemix through a distinguished career in house music, from Metro Area to his burgeoning label Startree.

Lindstrøm: The simple things2

Lindstrøm: The simple things

By Jack Tregoning 7th Jan, 2013

Having made two very different albums in 2012, Hans-Peter Lindstrøm is back in Australia this month. We called him up.

Sydney Festival announces 2013 line-up6

Sydney Festival announces 2013 line-up

By Jack Tregoning 23rd Oct, 2012

From 5-27 January, the Sydney Festival returns to the Harbour City with another stellar line-up.

Future Classic pres. Prins Thomas & DJ Koze @ Keystone Festival Bar, Sydney (28/01/2012)1

Future Classic pres. Prins Thomas & DJ Koze @ Keystone Festival Bar, Sydney (28/01/2012)

By Jim Poe 8th Feb, 2012

Last Saturday the Future Classic crew was tasked with closing out this year’s Sydney Festival with a party at the Festival Bar in Hyde Park.

Mad Racket pres. Peven Everett @ Keystone Festival Bar, Sydney (25/01/2012)1

Mad Racket pres. Peven Everett @ Keystone Festival Bar, Sydney (25/01/2012)

By Jim Poe 31st Jan, 2012

If it’s raining, it must be the Festival Bar.

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m_xt m_xt said on Fri 13th Dec, 2013
"I thought Acid house was born in Chicago a few years befo..."
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walkdogz walkdogz said on Wed 30th Jan, 2013
"Good review as will I at Laneway. Gotta be the only time ..."
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Ncookie Ncookie said on Thu 24th Jan, 2013
"y no melbourne sideshow jaar!!!"
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dugtrio dugtrio said on Thu 17th Jan, 2013
"Not a matter of competence tbh. I've seen Classixx twice ..."
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a2thetack a2thetack said on Tue 19th Feb, 2013
"That is one fine sanchez hes rocking "
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