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Sydney Festival 2012 Line-up – Program Announced

Written by Brayden Darke on November 2, 2011

The Sydney Festival 2012 line-up and program was revealed tonight, with the music line-up, locations and dates. This year’s festival also promises to offer exceptional theatre, dance and film that is set to take over the city from January 7-29.

This year’s music line-up includes Grizzly bear’s Chris Taylor solo project, CANT. charismatic frontman of Faith No More, Mike Patton, backed by an orchestra as Mondo Cane. PJ Harvey performing her latest album Let England Shake. Electro-shocker Dan Deacon with genre-defying John Maus (part time keyboard player for Animal Collective, Panda Bear and Ariel Pink) to name a few.

The Sydney Festival Parramatta program was revealed on Monday that promises a host of local and international theatre, music and film, while the Festival’s newest venue, The Idolize Spiegeltent in Prince Alfred Park, will feature a wondrous mix of music and cabaret.

A massive program of free events, with Parra Opening Party taking over the streets on January 14, a concert under the stars at the Old King’s School site on January 21, as well as activities popping up all over the CBD.

You can find out more about other events on the Sydney Festival 2012 website.

Sydney Festival 2012 line-up – Dates – Venues

41 Strings by Nick Zinner
January 22
Sydney Opera House

AA Bondy
January 19-20
The Idolize Spiegeltent

Amiina (Penrith)
January 27
Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre

Amiina (Spiegeltent)
January 24-26
The Famous Spiegeltent, Honda Festival Garden

Animagica (Penrith)
January 27
Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre

Animagica (Spiegeltent)
January 24-25
The Famous Spiegeltent, Honda Festival Garden

Asa & Fefe (Parramatta)
January 17
Riverside Theatres

Assembly
January 11-14
City Recital Hall Angel Place

Beth Orton
January 17-18
City Recital Hall Angel Place

Black Capital Family and Culture Day
January 8
Carriageworks

CANT
January 14-15
The Famous Spiegeltent, Honda Festival Garden

Clairy Browne and the Bangin’ Rackettes
January 13
The Idolize Spiegeltent

Dan Deacon Ensemble & John Maus – Keystone Festival Bar
January 11
Hyde Park Barracks Museum, Keystone Festival Bar

Dan Sultan & Busby Marou with special guest Kasey Chambers
January 21
Old King’s School Site

Deerhoof and DJ Yamantaka Eye (The Boredoms) – Keystone Festival Bar
January 9
Hyde Park Barracks Museum, Keystone Festival Bar

Ed Kuepper
January 21-22
The Idolize Spiegeltent

Eleanor Friedberger
January 28-29
The Famous Spiegeltent, Honda Festival Garden

Fatoumata Diawara (Parramatta)
January 17-18
The Idolize Spiegeltent

Fatoumata Diawara (Spiegeltent)
January 20-21
The Famous Spiegeltent, Honda Festival Garden

Fatoumata Diawara (Sutherland)
January 22
Sutherland Entertainment Centre

Ferrython
January 26
Sydney Harbour
Festival First Night
January 7
Sydney CBD

Frank Yamma
January 15
The Idolize Spiegeltent

Future Classic: DJ Koze & Prins Thomas – Keystone Festival Bar
January 28
Hyde Park Barracks Museum, Keystone Festival Bar

Holly Throsby presents See!
January 12-13
The Famous Spiegeltent, Honda Festival Garden

I Am Eora
January 8-14
Carriageworks

iOTA: Young, Hard and Solo
January 17-21
Sydney Opera House

J Mascis
January 11-13
The Famous Spiegeltent, Honda Festival Garden

Joshua Redman & Brad Mehldau Duo (Chatswood)
January 19
The Concourse Chatswood

Joshua Redman & Brad Mehldau Duo (City)
January 20
City Recital Hall Angel Place

Julianna Barwick
January 15-17
The Famous Spiegeltent, Honda Festival Garden

KORT (City)
January 20
City Recital Hall Angel Place

KORT (Spiegeltent)
January 19
The Famous Spiegeltent, Honda Festival Garden

Kurt Wagner
January 22
The Famous Spiegeltent, Honda Festival Garden

Lambchop
January 21
City Recital Hall Angel Place

Mad Racket: Peven Everett – Keystone Festival Bar
January 25
Hyde Park Barracks Museum, Keystone Festival Bar

Meow Meow’s Little Match Girl
January 5-29
The Famous Spiegeltent, Honda Festival Garden

Mike Patton’s Mondo Cane
January 16-17
State Theatre

Mountain Mocha Kilimanjaro and Electric Empire – Keystone Festival Bar
January 8
Hyde Park Barracks Museum, Keystone Festival Bar

Parra Opening Party
January 14
Parramatta CBD

Picnic: Andrew Weatherall & Neville Watson – Keystone Festival Bar
January 14
Hyde Park Barracks Museum, Keystone Festival Bar

PJ Harvey
January 18-19
State Theatre

Sam Amidon
January 21-22
The Famous Spiegeltent, Honda Festival Garden

Shabazz Palaces, Taylor McFerrin & Shangaan Electro: FBi Night – Keystone Festival Bar
January 13
Hyde Park Barracks Museum, Keystone Festival Bar

So Frenchy So Chic: Asa & Fefe – Keystone Festival Bar
January 18
Hyde Park Barracks Museum, Keystone Festival Bar

So Frenchy So Chic: Nouvelle Vague & Moriarty – Keystone Festival Bar
January 19
Hyde Park Barracks Museum, Keystone Festival Bar

Sons and Daughters, Songs & The Laurels – Keystone Festival Bar
January 12
Hyde Park Barracks Museum, Keystone Festival Bar

Summer Sounds in The Domain: Mike Patton’s Mondo Cane
January 14
The Domain

Symphony in The Domain: The Young Ones
January 21
The Domain

Taraf de Haidouks & Kocani Orkestar – Band Of Gypsies (Chatswood)
January 13
The Concourse Chatswood

Taraf de Haidouks & Kocani Orkestar – Band Of Gypsies (Inner West)
January 12
Enmore Theatre

The Jolly Boys (Penrith)
January 6
Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre

The Jolly Boys (Spiegeltent)
January 8-10
The Famous Spiegeltent, Honda Festival Garden

The Pedrito Martinez Group & Watussi – Keystone Festival Bar
January 26
Hyde Park Barracks Museum, Keystone Festival Bar

The Stepkids & Electric Wire Hustle – Keystone Festival Bar
January 27
Hyde Park Barracks Museum, Keystone Festival Bar

The Whitest Boy Alive & New Navy – Keystone Festival Bar
January 21
Hyde Park Barracks Museum, Keystone Festival Bar

Tubular Bells for Two (Inner West)
January 10-15
Seymour Centre

Tubular Bells for Two (Parramatta)
January 18-22
Riverside Theatres

Tune-Yards & Jonti: FBi Night – Keystone Festival Bar
January 20
Hyde Park Barracks Museum, Keystone Festival Bar

Tune-Yards (Spiegeltent)
January 18
The Famous Spiegeltent, Honda Festival Garden

Vintage Trouble
January 27-29
The Famous Spiegeltent, Honda Festival Garden

Walk a Mile in My Shoes
January 8-11
Carriageworks

Washington presents Insomnia
January 25
Sydney Opera House

West Side Story
January 27-28
Sydney Opera House

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