For The First Time, The Red Bull Music Academy Weekender Hits Sydney!

Written by Nikki Sternagel on 12th August, 2016

For The First Time, The Red Bull Music Academy Weekender Hits Sydney!

It's been around the world and now it's arriving in Sydney this September... If you haven't heard the buzz about the Red Bull Music Academy Weekender, then read on faithful viewer!

The Weekender is bringing 11 events and over 40 artists to Sydney for this globally renowned, four-day city takeover. It will feature a curatorial festival program of signaTure music events, live performances, public artist lectures, club nights and art exhibitions.


Here's our top picks:

NIGHT MOVES
Kicking the whole thing off on Thursday night (it's the new Friday night didn't you know?) is Night Moves at Oxford Art Factory. This night of subterranean sounds and forward-leaning club jams will feature Night Slugs' Bok Bok, Kilo Kish, Sydney's Marcus Whale, Cliques, Low Ton, Kllo, Kucka and Red Records signing Lewis Cancut.

Thursday 8 Sept // Oxford Art Factory // Buy Tickets


TALK TO THE SEA
Your Friday evening will start off on a high with the dark backdrop of Sydney Harbour National Park when celebrated Venetian Gigi Masin uncovers the deep and emotive sounds of his cult album Talk to the Sea, followed by a set with his new collaborators Young Marco and Johnny Nash as Gaussian Curve

Friday 9 Sept // Bradley's Head Amphitheatre // Buy Tickets


1800-ANALOG
Party Saturday night through to the early hours of Sunday morning at 1800-ANALOG, where Sydney's free rave scene is re-imagined via a live exploration of analog techno - featuring Dopplereffekt, Xosar, Lucy Cliché, Dan White, Phile, Kloke, and Noise in my Head.

Saturday 10 Sept // Marrickville Bowling Club // Buy Tickets


THE GREAT ANTIPODEAN REGGAE SOUNDSYSTEM CARNIVAL
Gather the whole family at Carriageworks Sunday afternoon as The Great Antipodean Reggae Soundsystem Carnival unites the Australian states. Expect a delicious BBQ, dancehall workshops and market stalls alongside some of the country's most prominent purveyors of soundsystem culture. Featuring Gappy Ranks, Heartical Hi Power with Stryka D at the controls, Macky Banton World MC (Melbourne), Earthshaker Soundsystem (Adelaide), K.B.I. Soundsystem (Perth), Inner West Reggae Disco Machine (Sydney), and Kanto.

Sunday 11 Sept // Carriageworks // Buy Tickets


LARRY HEARD AKA MR. FINGERS (LIVE)
Bring your weekend to a close with the Australian debut of Larry Heard performing as Mr. Fingers after a 20-year hiatus. Be a part of this once-in-a-lifetime epic party with this Chicago house icon who has released some of house music's most enduring tracks under a myriad of guises across his 30-year career.

Sunday 11 Sept // Carriageworks // Buy Tickets


RED BULL MUSIC ACADEMY WEEKENDER
8 - 11 September, 2016
Sydney, NSW
Tickets Here

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