Free Live Music at Vivid Sydney
Free Live Music at Vivid Sydney
Past Event

Free Live Music at Vivid Sydney

24 May - 15 June
6pm - 9.30pm

The Rocks Square, Playfair St
and Bay 5, 1 Hickson Road (next to Ken Done Gallery)

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Light up your night with free live music. This curated line up includes everything from R&B to funk, pop and soul.

Due to wet weather, free live music in The Rocks Square will be cancelled on Friday 14 June. Stay dry folks, Vivid Sydney will be on until June 15.

The Rocks is the place to be for free live music this Vivid Sydney. From electrifying R&B to funky blasts from the past, The Rocks Square and 1 Hickson Road will come alive with the best tunes every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night from 6pm to 9.30pm.

Fridays: Catch powerhouse vocalist Justine Eltakchi, blending R&B, Funk, and Pop, followed by DJ Veda's genre-bending set, weaving classic house to have you groovin all night long. 

Saturdays: Groove to the soulful sounds of That Trio You Love (formerly Beatnix), then get ready to party with Sydney's club king, DJ Kings, spinning funky house, disco, and party anthems.

Sundays: Boogie Transit Lounge takes you back to the 70s with disco classics like "YMCA" and "Play That Funky Music," while DJ Lambie keeps the party rolling with a mix of soul, funk, hip-hop, and more!

Set Times: 

  • 6pm - 6.40pm: Set 1 
  • 7pm - 7.45pm: Set 2 
  • 8pm - 8.45pm: Set 3
  • 9pm - 9.30pm: Set 4

After more live music? Check out free Jazz Sessions in The Rocks Square every Thursday night until August 29.

See what else is happening during Vivid Sydney at The Rocks.


Justine Eltakchi
Justine's a songwriting force behind hits for Casey Donovan and Jasmine Rae. This multi-instrumentalist electrifies crowds with R&B, Funk, and Pop (700+ live shows!). She shines solo, rocks in bands, and DJs, captivating audiences across Sydney's venues. A disability advocate, Justine's own music with Gatcombe is gaining Spotify/TripleJ praise ("Colourblind," "Demons").
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DJ Veda
DJ Veda ignites every set with infectious energy, weaving a sonic spell from classic house to pulsating techno. Witness her passion ignite George Street, where disco, pop, and rock collide in unforgettable sets. Experience the magic of music come alive during Vivid Sydney with DJ Veda. 
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That Trio You Love
Get ready for That Trio You Love, or TTYL for short ! Don't let the new name fool you – these guys have been making magic together for a while. Formerly known as Beatnix, Jack Shepherd, Sam Hunter, and Brett Adrien honed their sound during the unexpected downtime of Covid lockdowns. Jamming in local pubs and clubs, they turned isolation into inspiration. 
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DJ Kings
Get your groove on with DJ Kings! Sydney's hottest club king brings his fresh and funky vibes to George Street, The Rocks! A resident DJ at top venues for a decade, he'll ignite your Vivid experience with infectious dance sets. Prepare to move to his signature mashups, blending funky house, disco, party anthems, and even hip-hop and R&B. DJ Kings has shared the stage with legends like DJ Dexter and De La Soul. 
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Boogie Transit Lounge
The Boogie Transit Lounge are a fresh, new musical extravaganza, reviving the classic hit songs from the 1970s funk and disco era. Their performance will transport you back to the days of flares, afros, mirror-balls, and platforms. The Boogie Transit Lounge performs hit songs including; YMCA, Disco Inferno, We Are Family, Celebration and Play That Funky Music… just to name a few.
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DJ Lambie
DJ Lambie spins a decade of experience into pure gold! A veteran of clubs, hip-hop nights, and festivals, he's equally at home with digital decks or classic vinyl. Soul, funk, hip-hop - you name it, Lambie throws down expertly. From reggae grooves to disco classics and the latest house beats, enjoy his sets at George Steet, The Rocks!
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Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday night | 6pm - 9.30pm