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Sydney’s The Rocks Announces Free Australia Day 2016 Music Program

Written by Tom Williams on November 3, 2015

Sydney Harbour’s The Rocks precinct has unveiled which home-grown acts will be taking to the stage at next year’s free Australia Day celebrations, name-dropping the likes of Jinja Safari, Tuka, Little Birdy’s Katy Steele, folktronica songstress Gordi and Melbourne Ska Orchestra.

Other acts announced for The Rocks’ Australia Day music program include Indigenous Torres Strait Island rapper Mau Power, electronic duo Left. and Indigenous Brisbane singer-songwriter Robbie Miller. Catch the full lineup, below.

Australia Day 2015 saw The Rocks host acts like Dustin Tebbutt, Saskwatch, Thelma Plum, Little May and The Bombay Royale. In 2016, the precinct will host free music from 12:30pm until 6pm on Australia Day — Tuesday, 26th January.

The day’s musical vibes will be spread across two main stages: Warrane at First Fleet Park and Tallawoladah at Atherden Street, while Jaunt On George Street will feature a croquet green, a caravan playing triple j‘s Hottest 100 and a photo booth.

Arts, crafts and food markets are also planned. Catch the full music program below, and for more information head to The Rocks’ website.

Watch: The Rocks Australia Day 2015

The Rocks – Australia Day 2016 Lineup

Katy Steele
Melbourne Ska Orchestra
Thandi Phoenix
Jinja Safari
Mau Power
Gordi
Left.
Robbie Miller
JONES Jnr.
Tuka

The Rocks – Australia Day 2016

Tuesday, 26th January 2016
The Rocks, First Fleet Park, Atherden Street, George St, Jack Mundey Place & Playfair St, Sydney
Free Entry

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