Bjork, New Order, and more are coming to Vivid Sydney

It’s one of the most exciting events on Sydney’s cultural calendar. Vivid Sydney has grown into a phenomenal platform of innovative lights, music, and ideas; one which the world pays close attention to as, for a few weeks (five days longer this year), Sydney turns into the shining star of the Southern Hemisphere. One of the most popular legs of the festival has always been it’s music program, and this year the curators, Stephen Ferris for Vivid Music and Sydney Opera House’s Ben Marshall for Vivid LIVE, aren’t holding back.

Announced today, the live music component will feature the likes of Bjork, who will be curating a world premiere digital event and virtual reality project at Carriageworks for one night only, and New Order, who will perform at Sydney Opera House as part of Vivid LIVE across two dates as New Order, and two more dates in a collaborative performance with ACO.

Fuzzy Music will also be hosting a large-scale live music and art event at Carriageworks called Curve Ball.

Hip Hop-focused Come Together festival`will also a part, as will One Day Sundays and Soul of Sydney. See below for the full line up and stay tuned for a more detailed run down later today:

Vivid Music

Bjork Digital
Curve Ball
Newtown Social Club
Cake Wines Cellar Door
Oxford Art Factory
The Basement

Vivid LIVE at the Sydney Opera House

New Order (Sydney Only)
New Order with ACO (Sydney Only)
Bon Iver presents Cercle (Sydney Only)
Anohni: Antony and the Johnsons + Oneohtrix Point Never (Sydney Only)
Esperanza Spalding Presents Emily’s D-Evolution
Future Classic Presents Ta-Ku Live with Wafia (Sydney Only)
Hiatus Kaiyote with Sampa the Great
Max Richter’s Sleep (Sydney Only)
Oneohtrix Point Never
Wayne Shorter Quartet
Goodgod Super Club
Tiny Ruins
Dress Up Attack Ft. Walter Martin, Sally Seltmann, Holly Throsby

There will also be exhibitions based around New Order, and more. Keep an eye out throughout the day as we update you with more details. More information can be found on the official Vivid Sydney website:


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Chris Singh

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