Hordern Pavilion

Live Review: Leon Bridges proves to the Sydney crowd once and for all he’s a Good Thing

January 18, 2019

Leon Bridges is a man constantly wanting to change things up. Whether it be the generation of fans he’s aiming his music at, or the type of music he’s playing, the Fort Worth musician is all about taking things down a slightly different path and hoping you come along for the ride. Returning to Sydney […]

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Photo Gallery: Bloc Party + Haiku Hands – Hordern Pavillion, Sydney (29.11.18)

November 30, 2018

Bloc Party hit the Hordern Pavillion last night and it was a massive party. The crowd celebrating the band playing their classic album Silent Alarm in its entirety. They even played ‘Little Thoughts’, which was a bonus track on the UK re-release. Photos by Bruce Baker.

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Review: Bloc Party return to Sydney’s Hordern Pavillion for two shows celebrating their iconic debut Silent Alarm

November 30, 2018

The Silent Alarm tour brought Bloc Party back to a venue that saw them play some of the most memorable shows off the back of A Weekend in the City some 10 years ago. Though the first show of two in Sydney, it was the second show announced after the first sold out, so it […]

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Live Review: Jhené Aiko treats Sydney Trip Tour to special guest A$AP Rocky

September 27, 2018

On Wednesday night American singer-songwriter Jhené Aiko took Sydney crowds at Hordern Pavilion on a final emotional and musical journey during her last Australian show of her Trip tour. Making it a real trip for everyone she had a very special guest rapper A$AP Rocky join her for part of the set. Starting off the […]

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Live Review: Khalid shows great potential beyond “Young, Dumb and Broke” at Sydney’s Hordern Pavilion

November 9, 2017

A few months ago I happened to hear a song called ‘Location’ that was filled with soulful lyrics to a cool beat and became obsessed with a nineteen year old singer from Texas named Khalid (pronounced Kuh-Leed) who has recently blown up on our radio stations and in our charts. On Tuesday night I had […]

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Live Review: Witnessing LCD Soundsystem’s return to Sydney was a truly humbling experience

July 26, 2017

Time helps build a cult of personality; a paradigm in which how you remember things can be altered dramatically from how they actually are. With more than six years since their last visit, plenty of time has passed since LCD Soundsystem had the chance to play to a Sydney crowd. And while the music industry […]

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Live Review: Sigur Rós enchant the Hordern Pavilion on a Tuesday night out in Sydney

July 26, 2017

You know that old rule your mum used to tell you: ‘If you can’t say anything nice, then don’t say anything at all’? While it sure is nice to be spoken to politely, Sigur Rós must have listened really well to their mums, as they played the nicest and most awe inspiring of sets you’ll […]

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Review: Shirley Manson still at the top of her game in career-spanning Garbage set in Sydney

December 2, 2016

When one thinks of rock groups from the late 90s and early 00s, few are more pseudonymous than American/Scottish group Garbage. Between 1995 and 2005 the group – made up of lead vocalist Shirley Manson, iconic record producer and drummer Butch Vig, Steve Marker and Duke Erikson – produced some of the most iconic songs […]

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Splendour Photo Gallery: The Wombats + Circa Waves – Hordern Pavilion (27.07.15)

July 28, 2015

Liverpudlian legends The Wombats have been kicking a solid amount of ass on Australian stages since arriving back in the country last week for Splendour and a run of shows in the capitals with Circa Waves. Stoked to have them back! Check out these photos from their Sydney show at the Hordern, shot by Gwen […]

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Photo Gallery: London Grammar + Wet + Until The Ribbon Breaks – Hordern Pavilion, Sydney (12.03.15)

March 13, 2015

Sydney’s Hordern Pavilion has seen some stellar line ups over the years, and they can certainly add this incredible concert to the top of the list. Highly sought after UK trio London Grammar brought along with them two very rapidly rising acts in Wet and Until The Ribbon Breaks, delivering an incredible concert to attendees. […]

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Photo Gallery: The Vamps + Short Stack – Hordern Pavilion, Sydney (23.01.15)

January 24, 2015

The Vamps played a massive show at Sydney’s Hordern Pavilion last night, supported by Short Stack. Gwendolyn Lee was there to see the bands in action and brings us these photos from the pit:

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Photo Gallery: The Amity Affliction + Architects + Issues + Stray From The Path + Deez Nuts – Hordern Pavilion (04.09.14)

September 5, 2014

The Amity Affliction brought the Hordern Pavilion to its knees last night! Bringing some talented mates along for the ride in Architects, Issues, Stray From the Path and Deez Nuts, Amity gave their fans a show to remember – Gwen Lee was in the pit and brings you these photos.

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Live Review: Lorde + Safia – Hordern Pavilion, Sydney (11.07.14)

July 12, 2014

Lorde is barely even legal, but her music and live performance speaks volumes for someone so young. Filled with an energy that radiates outwardly you can’t help but be amazed and a little entranced by what you see on stage. Tonight would be first of two shows at the Hordern Pavilion for this New Zealand singer […]

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Photo Gallery: Vampire Weekend – Hordern Pavilion (08.01.14)

January 9, 2014

Vampire Weekend played the Hordern Pavilion on Wednesday night. Gwendolyn Lee was there and brings us these photos.

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Live Review: Steel Panther + Buckcherry + Fozzy – Hordern Pavilion, Sydney (07.12.13)

December 8, 2013

When you name your tour Spreading The Disease and feature some of America’s leading acts to deliver big riffs and big vocals and big hair, you can expect nothing less than a hilariously stellar rock show.

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Live Review: Matt Corby + Bear’s Den + Bree Tranter – Hordern Pavilion (11.10.13)

October 12, 2013

Tonight would be a night of indie-folk music galore, but it would also be a night of thousands of screaming teenage fangirls. I was bracing myself to work out which of the two would be more overwhelming.

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Splendour Sideshow Photo Gallery: Alt-J + Snakadaktal + City Calm Down – Hordern Pavilion (31.07.13)

August 1, 2013

Alt-J played the Hordern Pavilion on Wednesday night with support from Snakadaktal and City Calm Down. Gwendolyn Lee was there and brings us these photos from the pit.

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Photo Gallery: Flume + Chet Faker – Hordern Pavilion (29.04.13)

April 30, 2013

Flume and Chet Faker perform in front of a massive sold out crowd at the Hordern Pavilion in Sydney with a brand new light show and more… Gwendolyn Lee was there to capture all the action.

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