Live Music

 

 

While many music venues remain closed, we're thrilled to be able to support local artists and DJs.

 

Every day at Opera Bar, Sydney's finest musicians take to the stage to provide the soundtrack to your Spring days and nights.

 

Find out who is performing harbourside below.

 

Weekday Line Up

5pm to 9pm

Monday 16 May

Laura Stephenson 

 

Laura Stephenson is an International Singer/Dancer and Songwriter Hailing from London UK 

For the past 10 years Laura has been performing across the UK ,Europe and Australia as a Singer and Dancer. 


She is known for her stellar performances in tribute shows such as "The Midnight Soul Sisters" and "The Dream Girls". Laura is currently living in sydney and has worked with the likes of Paul Mac,Lisa Viola, Zalon and Jessica Mauboy.


Laura has been working along side Jessica Mauboy since 2015 as a back up singer and Dancer (as seen in Jessica mauboys "All the hits live tour 2017" and their fabulous Motown performance at this years Logies ceremony ).

 

5pm to 9pm

Tuesday 17 May

Braden Evans

 

Sydney singer songwriter Braden Evans would often raid his fathers record collection and make mix tapes of The Beatles as a child. This early passion for The Beatles spawned not only his love for music but also his pop sensibilities. Then influences like Pearl Jam and Jeff Buckley helped him shape the raw emotive and passionate voice that we hear today. 

5 to 9pm

Wednesday 18 May

Simon Rudston 

 

Simon graduated from the Sydney Conservatorium of music with a degree in Jazz
performance on guitar and since has gone on to be one of the most in demand  guitarist/vocalist’s in Australia over the last 10 years having toured with many of the
countries highest profile artists (Missy Higgins, Wes Carr – Australian Idol Winner, Lisa Mitchell, Gin Wigmore, etc) as well as numerous festival and TV performances including
Rove, Sunrise, Live at the Chapel, The Today show, Big Day Out, Live Earth and Groove in the Moo. 

 

 

4pm - 7pm

Thursday 19 May

Victoria Baillie 

 

Victoria Baillie has toured all around Australia and performed for many years as part of ABC music recording artist duo “Baylou” (a duo with her sister) locally, in the US and in Europe.


They had a top #1 hit with “Target On My Heart” on the CMC’s Top 30 chart and their album debuted at number 6 on the ARIA country charts.


Victoria alone is highly regarded having won a Golden Guitar for Best New Talent at the 2010 Country Music Awards of Australia. Not just a country singer... this artist sways into pop, rock,
soul, jazz and funk with her own unique style.

4pm to 7pm

Friday 20 May

Will D 

 

Will D is professional freelance guitarist & vocalist with a soulful voice which has entertained many crowds around Sydney. Covering a diverse and wide variety of styles from current hits, pop, dance, Motown, RNB, funk, folk, rock and Aussie classics to cater any listener.


 

 
7pm to 10pm

Friday 20 May

Soul Nights 

 

Soul Nights  is an exceptional dance and R&B  band featuring seasoned musicians that perform an exciting blend of Motown, R&B  and contemporary dance hits. The group consists of two  lead singers and an excellent rhythm section featuring  keyboards, driving bass, and dynamic drums, not to mention our lead vocals on rhythm guitar.

 

The members of Soul nights  combine their vast musical experience from numerous local and  national acts to create  a high energy and soulful  groove. Working in private parties, weddings, and corporate events With Impeccable musicality and spirit, Soul nights  play classic and contemporary hits in an exciting manner that wows audiences and gets them involved every time they  play.

 

The band is a must to see it only speaks as we play come join us as we will take you to road  of Soul nights.

Weekend Line Up

12pm to 3pm

Saturday 21 May

Jeremy Gregory 

 

With powerhouse vocals once described as ‘one of the best voices ever heard’ by music mogul and Grammy-winning producer/rapper Dr Dre, accompanied with impeccable stage presence, Jeremy Gregory is a born entertainer with the ability to captivate audiences from the first note on.


Born in Durban, South Africa, Jeremy’s introduction to the diverse world of contemporary music didn’t begin until his early teens. With nothing but heavy gospel influence in his house, he started listening to bands like Boys II Men and Jodeci, and realised that pop music could also be really passionate and that opened a lot of doors.
 

 

 

 

 

 

3pm to 6pm

Saturday 21 May

Mr Wilson

 

 

 

 

 

 


 
6pm to 10pm

Saturday 21 May

Amy Chase 

 

Amy Chase, originally from Sydney, started her career as a live vocalist performing in live bands blending the sounds of Soul, R&B, Jazz and Contemporary sounds. Supporting artists such as Daryl Braithwaite, Marcia Hines, The Models, Paulini, Emily Williams and Andrew Wishart, she soon discovered the sounds of House music, which lead to a new road in her career in the dance music scene.

 

 

 

12pm to 3pm

Sunday 22 May

Cass Greaves 

 

With her debut album “ He’s Whiskey in A Teacup” Cass Greaves emerges as one of Australia’s most unique jazz & blues artists.  Her music is steeped in delta blues & her voice sings soulful tunes straight out of the bayou.
 
While her sound pays homage to the greats of the past, Cass Greaves is a truly original & fresh artist.  She writes songs that are honest & sings them with a rawness that is rarely heard in modern music. 
 
Cass has worked alongside some of Australia’s leading jazz artist including James Morrison, Ed Wilson and Emma Pask, performing regularly at venues including The basement and the Vanguard as well as the Darling Harbour and Manly Jazz festivals. From the age of 16 Cass toured internationally to Cuba as well as Vienna fronting various big bands and jazz groups and has had the pleasure of singing alongside international artists including American Jazz vocalist Barbra Morrison and the Buena Vista Social Club.

 

3pm to 6pm

Sunday 22 May

Luke Antony 

 

Australian Soul Sensation Luke Antony, is one the Australian music industry’s brightest stars. Inspired by the world’s great soul singers such as Stevie Wonder, Al Green and Brian McKnight, Luke has a highly-impressive vocal range drawing comparisons to Guy Sebastian and Sam Smith.

 

Originally from North Queensland, Luke notched up several notable achievements after finishing high school. In 2010, at the tender age of 20, he was awarded two silver medals and a bronze at the prestigious World Championship of Performing Arts in Los Angeles. He was then asked to perform at various high-profile events and hasn’t stopped since.

 

 


 

6pm to 10pm

Sunday 22 May

Ines

 

Born in Portugal and raised in Australia’s sunburnt lands Ines embodies all the sensual exoticisms of a European goddess and all the blatant upfront no-bullshit characteristics of a people who descended from thieves and cutthroats. 

A veritable Janus with one face looking to the past and one that looks to the future, explored and expressed in the rumbling soul of her music. A predator, a vulnerable young woman, a dualist.

A futuristic exploration of sounds from the past – jazz, soul, rhythm and blues. 

Please note that in the event of bad weather conditions, entertainment may be cancelled.

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