Sydney Festival 2014 Adds More Big Names To Lineup

If you thought the enormous lineup for Sydney Festival 2014 couldn’t get any better, you’d be all kinds of wrong. Organisers today announced that Mick Turner, Cat Power and more will join previously announced headliners Chaka Khan, Amanda Palmer, Lee Ronaldo and Mike Patton.

Big Star’s Third, a special tribute to Big Star‘s Third/Sister Lovers LP, will see some familiar faces taking the stage to play through the acclaimed album, namely the aforementioned Ms Power, as well as Tim Rogers, Kim Salmon, and Dave Faulkner.

They’ll be joining Jody Stephens (Big Star), Mike Mills (R.E.M.), Ken Stringfellow (The Posies), Mitch Easter (Let’s Active), and Chris Stamey (The dB’s), as well as previously announced act Edwyn Collins, best known for his garage pop hit A Girl Like You.

Cat Power, real name Chan Marshall, will also play two of her own headlining sets at the Circus Ronaldo Tent on Friday, 24th January, while legendary Dirty Three guitarist Mick Turner will be joined by his full band to play the same venue on Thursday, 23rd January.

Sydney Festival runs from Thursday, 9th January to Sunday, 26th January – you can take a look at the full first announcement here.

(via The Music)

Sydney Festival 2014 Lineup

Big Star’s Third

Cat Power

Mick Turner

Tim Rogers

Kim Salmon

Dave Faulkner

Chaka Khan

Amanda Palmer

Lee Ronaldo

Mike Patton

Sun Ra Arkhestra


Amadou & Mariam


Kurt Vile

Mick Harvey

Lee Fields & The Expressions

John Grant

Georgia Anne Muldrow

Dom Flemons

Ben Caplan & The Casual Smokers

Future Classic Party

Modular Party

Donny Benet & The Donny Benet Show Band

The Staves

Thursday, 9th – Sunday, 26th January 2014

Tix: Via Sydney Festival

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