FBi Radio announce inaugural ‘FBi SMACS: A Festival of Sydney Music and Arts Culture’ event.

The FBi SMAC Awards have long celebrated the Sydney music and arts scene – the cultivation and nurturing of a thriving artistic hub that constantly sees some brilliant emerging and established individuals bringing some awesome ideas to fruition. For seven years now, the Awards have acknowledged these accomplishments and the 2016 event stands to be no different…in fact, it’s set to take things up another notch.

The crew at FBi Radio have today announced that along with the awards ceremony next year, they will be launching FBi SMACS: A Festival of Sydney Music and Arts Culture, taking over Carriageworks on January 10th. The day-long festival is to be held in association with the Sydney Festival as well as Carriageworks, of course, and will feature some of the city’s brightest talents, as well as some who have yet to be uncovered. Not only will there be brilliant musicians performing, but the festival will also be showcasing performance and visual artists from Sydney throughout the venue.

Nominees for the 2015 SMAC Awards will be announced in mid-November, with the awards ceremony to go down on January 12th, just after the full day festival event. First release tickets for the festival are going from $49 plus booking fees, while FBi Supporters can purchase theirs from $39 plus booking fees. Head to the Sydney Festival site or to Ticketmaster for more information!

Check out the line up for the FBi SMACS Festival below!


Music (more still to be announced)

Cosmo’s Midnight | Tuka | Dustin Tebbutt | Vallis Alps | Black Vanilla | Dro Carey | Palms | Fishing | Shining Bird | Holy Balm | Gordi | Wordlife | B Wise | World Champion | Sampa The Great | Coda Conduct | Polish Club | Dreems | Ali Toohey

Art (supported by the KEIR Foundation)

Bhenji Ra | David Capra | Hissy Fit | Lewis Doherty | Michaela and Claudia Greave | Rosie Deacon


This content has recently been ported from its original home on The AU Review: Music and may have formatting errors – images may not be showing up, or duplicated, and galleries may not be working. We are slowly fixing these issue. If you spot any major malfunctions making it impossible to read the content, however, please let us know at editor AT theaureview.com.