Sydney Festival 2016

Review: Joanna Newsom at Sydney Opera House (Sydney Festival)

"I love Joanna Newsom’s music to an extent that’s unseemly, which means that there’s a lot of potential for expectations to remain unfulfilled."

Review: Dirty Three at the State Theatre (Sydney Festival)

"For two hours, Dirty Three were the greatest band on any planet in any universe."

Review: Cut The Sky - Marrugeku (Sydney Festival)

'Cut The Sky' is precisely the kind of original work Sydney Festival should be championing: a dance work from Broome that brings distinctly Australian voices to life in our most iconic building.

Review: Djuki Mala at Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent (Sydney Festival)

Whether it's traditional dance styles from East Arnhem Land or bootyshaking Missy Elliott would be proud of, the boys of Djuki Mala perform with pure joy.

Review: Dreamland at Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent (Sydney Festival)

Some of Sydney's finest musicians took to the Spiegeltent for a special midnight show.

Buddhist Bubblegum Music: Arthur Russell’s secret pop genius

Arthur Russell is a formidable ghost in the fabric of New York’s legendary downtown art scene, a dedicated genre-bender whose prolific creative output has only gradually been brought to light in the 23 years since his death.

GALLERY: The FBi SMACs Festival at Carriageworks

What a gorgeous day. Thanks for celebrating the best of Sydney music, arts and culture with us!

FBi Presents: Kate Tempest (Sydney Festival)

To see Kate Tempest perform live is to be utterly amazed...

FBi Presents: Dirty Three (Sydney Festival)

The enigmatic Dirty Three have earned their place as one of the Australian underground’s most important bands of the past two decades.

FBi Presents: DĀM-FUNK (Sydney Festival)

Are you ready for some seriously golden, breezy West Coast vibes?

FBi Presents: Dreamland (Sydney Festival)


FBi Presents: Joanna Newsom (Sydney Festival)

Emerging as part of the California freak-folk scene a decade ago, Newsom has since established herself as a true visionary.