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Vance Joy, who burst on to the music scene in 2013 with his debut single ‘Riptide’, will hit the stage for the inaugural Sydney City Limits festival
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Sydney City Limits festival line-up

Following in the footsteps of legendary sister event Austin City Limits Festival, the team behind Splendour in the Grass and Falls Festival are thrilled to announce a brand-new celebration of Australia’s iconic harbour city, the inaugural Sydney City Limits!z

Nestled amid the lush, inner city oasis that is Centennial Parklands in summer, SCL is a one day, all ages, centrally located, creatively curated festival that combines the best of music, food, art and community into a Sydney block party like no other.

With 30 acts sprinkled over four stages, Sydney City Limits boasts a bill that’s hotter than a Bunnings sausage sizzle and ten times as tasty. From icons of music and indie rock royalty to home-grown heroes and the next big things, you’ll be feeling phat and happy in no time.

 

 

JUSTICE, BECK, VANCE JOY, PHOENIX, TASH SULTANA, GRACE JONES, GANG OF YOUTHS, DUNE RATS, THE LIBERTINES, THE AVALANCHES, ALLDAY, OH WONDER, CAR SEAT HEADREST, BAD//DREEMS, THE HEAD AND THE HEART, OCEAN ALLEY, WINSTON SURFSHIRT, THE STAVES, ALEX LAHEY, SIGRID, THUNDERCAT and ZIGGY RAMO – how’s that for a line-up!

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The Head and the Heart

 

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The Avalanches

 

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The Libertines

 

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Grace Jones

Alongside the music there’s going to be some seriously good nosh on offer at SCL. Curated by the foodie beasts behind Mary’s Newtown and The Unicorn Hotel in Paddington, SCL will offer a mouth-watering menu of culinary eats and treats.

Sydney’s best chefs and restaurants will serve up signature dishes and SCL’s Foodie Fare, while all your favourite food trucks deal out a degustation derby.

 

 

Sydney Kiddie Limits

When you’re not watching your favourite bands or grazing, you might want to check out SCL’s open-air gallery space where painting, photography, performance, video and street art collide in epic fashion. SCL has collaborated with some of Sydney’s most innovative artists to bring you vibrant visuals and inspiring snapshots of the city seen through their eyes. There’s also the Makers Market where you’ll find an eclectic array of local artisans selling fashion, jewellery, art, merch and much more.

Got a few tiny dancers or rugrat rappers at home? Bring them along! Sydney Kiddie Limits offers a festival within the festival, jam-packed with awesome activities, art workshops and some seriously scrumptious snacks.

Purchase tickets here.

 

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Veda Dante

Veda Dante is an accomplished journalist, consultant and content creator who has nearly 30 years’ experience writing about everything from tourism, hospitality and health to architecture, pools and luxury goods. When she’s not producing copy for clients, this self-confessed word nerd is usually writing and photographing the Byron Bay region for her blog www.livebyron.com.au

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