Folk Music Lineup for Australia Day at The Rocks

Winterbourne
Image Courtesy of Winterbourne

Every year The Rocks in Sydney hosts one of the best Australia Day celebrations in the country, with free musical performances from some of Timber and Steel’s favourite artists. And this year is no different with the likes of Thelma Plum, Dustin Tebbutt, The Morrisons, Winterbourne (above), Little May and more taking to the stage.

The Rocks will be transformed into “The Common” with George Street closed and two stages erected – The Green at First Fleet Park and The Laneway at Atherden Street.

If you’re in Sydney and you’re keen to see some free music on Australia Day the full set times are below:

The Green at First Fleet Park
Benny Walker – 12:05-12:45pm
Thelma Plum – 1:05-1:50pm
Dustin Tebbutt – 2:15-3:10pm
The Bombay Royale – 3:40-4:35pm
Saskwatch – 5:00-6:00pm

The Laneway – Atherden St
The Morrisons – 12:30-1:15pm
The Lulu Raes – 1:30-2:10pm
Winterbourne – 2:30-3:10pm
Fishing with Special Guest Al (Cloud Control) – 3:30pm-4:15pm
Little May – 4:35-5:30pm

Australia Day Gets Folky at The Rocks, Sydney

Sam Buckingham
Image Courtesy of Sam Buckingham

If you’re a fan of live music and find yourself at a loose end in Sydney this Australia Day, the 26th January, you should really head down to The Rocks for the The Australia Day Festival of The Voice. A bunch of music stages, markets and historic pubs – what more could you want? How about a lineup of artists that include a who’s who of Timber and Steel favourites including Sam Buckingham (above), Boy Outside, Harry James Angus, Busby Marou, Archie Roach, Ngaiire, Mikelangelo and The Tin Star, Rescue Ships, Blue King Brown and Caitlin Park.

The event is absolutely free and we have the full set times below. Check out the official web site for more information.

Harbour Song – Campbells Cove
11.30am – 12pm Sam Buckingham
12.15pm – 12.45pm Boy Outside
1.15pm – 2pm Hey Big Aki
2.30pm – 3.15pm The Harry James Angus Band
3.45pm – 4.30 Emma Louise
5pm – 6pm Busby Marou
6.30pm – 7pm Archie Roach

Street Song – George Street
12pm – 12.45pm Steve Smyth
1pm – 1.45pm Ngaiire
2.15pm – 3pm Ernest Ellis & The Panamas
3.30pm – 4.15pm Mikelangelo and The Tin Star with Saint Clare
4.45pm – 5.30pm Rescue Ships
6pm – 7pm Mojo Juju
7.30pm – 8.30pm Blue King Brown

Play Song – The Rocks Square
11.45am – 12.15pm Circular Rhythm
12.30pm – 1pm Circular Rhythm
1.15pm – 2pm Electric Lunchbox
2.30pm – 3.15pm Dodadums
3.45pm – 4.30pm Mark Wilkinson
5pm – 5.45pm Ali Hughes & Daryl
6.15pm – 7pm Caitlin Park

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