Live Music

 

Performing every day against Sydney's most iconic backdrop, we love to support local artists and DJs on the Opera Bar stage as they provide the beat to your days and the rhythm to your nights, free of charge for all to enjoy.
 
Find out who’s performing harbourside below.

 

Weekday Line Up

5pm - 9pm

Monday 17 June

DAVE WHITE

Dave began his musical journey at the age of 9 learning to play the bagpipes. At 13, Dave took on the guitar and formed and played in various bands playing: – pop, rock, soul and jazz – quite an eclectic mix, and performed in amateur musicals, and community events such as The Sydney Olympic Bid Celebrations, City Festivals, and charity events during his school years.
 

 

6pm - 9pm

Tuesday 18 June

SIMON RUDSTON-BROWN

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. 
He is equally at home performing solo or fronting a full band on either acoustic or electric guitar and his broad repertoire covers jazz, soul, country, classic rock, pop and Top 40.

6pm - 9pm

Wednesday 19 June

MASTERBLAST

Dave began his musical journey at the age of 9 learning to play the bagpipes. At 13, Dave took on the guitar and formed and played in various bands playing: – pop, rock, soul and jazz – quite an eclectic mix, and performed in amateur musicals, and community events such as The Sydney Olympic Bid Celebrations, City Festivals, and charity events during his school years.
 


 

6pm - 9pm

Thursday 20 June

JOSEPH GATEHAU

Joseph Gatehau is an Acoustic R&B/Pop Artist. Not only can this guy sing he can dance too. His  moves can be compared with some of the best, however Joseph is by no means an impersonator. In  fact, he choreographs many of his own routines and showcases his own street-style in all of his  performances. 
Joseph is currently gigging as a solo artist, duo, trio and is a member of the 3 time most popular club  band in Sydney, ‘The Kamis’, the band consists of 6 which they all sing and play instruments. Joseph is the male lead singer and plays rhythm guitar for the band and has been gigging every weekend for  the past two year, he has fascinated the band and especially the audience by bringing all his tricks to  the stage.
 

4pm -7pm

Friday 21st June

EMILY HANKS

Emily Hanks is a soul, pop, funk, blues and jazz aficionado. Honing her skills from the young age of 15: her sound is earthy, gritty and rounded in all the right places. Her voice has been described as, ‘listening to honey coated velvet’.You can currently catch Emily performing with various different Sydney-based bands including; Soul Roots Revival Band, White Tree, Press Club, Pocketful of Soul, Clever Little Secretaries, Funkstar, The Uncle Dan Duo and many more.
Emily Hanks is a party starter and a co-conspirator of groove, who is not to be missed. Do your ears a favour and go and catch a show.

 

 

7pm - 10pm

Friday 21st June


K GROOVE

Drums and bass thumpin’, interlocked in the groove while setting that foundation for each song. The lead/ rhythm guitarist ...seducing you with every strum and pick, riff and sustaining the chords we love to hear with the classics and our favourites. Our powerhouse lead vocalists will keep your attention as they take the wheel of this two to six-piece music machine. Allow yourself to be captivated with the silky harmonies complimenting the tune & wrapped around the melody like a silhouette and just groove.

K-GROOVE-NOW have the full PHAT sound that will grab your attention, a delight for the ears as it flirts relentlessly with your senses ‘til your body succumbs to the groove.  We play old skool and new, from RnB, Funk, Soul, Hip Hop, Disco, Reggae, Pop, New Jack Swing, and everything in between. We’re a versatile lot and love making memories with our audience through music.

 

 

Weekend Line Up

12pm - 3pm

Saturday 22 June

UNCLE H

Jonah Latukefu is a charismatic & powerful soul vocalist, performer & entertainer, who has been singing and performing professionally for over 25 years.
I feel very blessed to be able to do what I love! It is truly something special to be able to connect with an audience whilst doing what I love, and to make people feel & move through my performance is priceless. That to me is more rewarding than anything. This is the reason why we as singers, performers, entertainers & artists have chosen to do this.

3:30pm - 6:30pm

Saturday 22 June

MR WILSON

From Australia to UK and musical domain inbetween Mr Wilson has become a vocal asset for those moved by tunes with the coolest of electronic and big room vibes. For a decade this humbled Sri Lankan born, Australian grown DJ and vocalist has taken his talent from the stage, to the decks, to #1 spot on ARIA Club Chart and all the way back around – on repeat!

 

7pm - 10pm

Saturday 22 June

UPTOWN FUNK

With a repertoire covering all popular genres including R&B, Funk, Old School, Rock, Dance Pop to Reggae, Motown to the top HITS of the 70's, 80's, 90's and current hits, you'll have absolutely no excuse but to ‘get up off’ of your seats and dance.

 

12pm-3pm

Sunday 23 June


KAHLO

Kahlo are broken beat, melodic bass and lyrical murals - led by Cyn on vocals & percussion, this band outfit runs in its own lane... Heavy on rhythm, dark and beautiful, Kahlo can be compared to Gorillaz, Little Dragon, and Bat for Lashes.
(KaHLo - Electro POP - Heavy on rhythm, dark & beautiful, inspired by Gorillaz, Little Dragon, & Bat for Lashes. Sound like Twilight, True Blood, Game of Thrones, Avatar, & The Last Airbender Soundtracks).

3.30pm-6.30pm

Sunday 23 June

GREEN ROOM

Greenroom a Sydney based DJ combo band. Get the best of both worlds - a blend of great vocals, with a DJ. 
Krystie’s powerhouse vocal range and unique tone captures her listeners, she is a natural 'performer' which is something that can’t be taught to an artist, she is electrifying to watch. Having performed at some of Australia’s most iconic venues she is a well-established artist throughout the industry. 
Coupled with impressive Kyrah who made it into the Top 6 groups of ‘The Xfactor’ Australia last year. Kyrah hasn’t stopped since appearing on the TV Series, performing around Sydney regularly.

7pm-10pm

Sunday 23 June

LUXE

Featuring vocalist Holly Summers –Clarke. Luxe the Duo are a vibrant musical experience that uplift their audience to feel comfortable, entertained and wanting to hear more. Holly Summers -Clarke, fresh from The Voice Australia 2018, has been a presence in Sydney’s Live Music scene since graduating the Australian Institute of Music in 2010 (BMUS). Previously to releasing her own original music, Holly has toured Australia as a backing vocalist with numerous bands including The Preatures, The Big Old Bus Band and The Swing Set. Luxe, are perfect for any event ranging from corporate class to acoustic Sundays, with a large repertoire which includes a broad mix of contemporary genres. Usually accompanied by Kyle Maguire on guitar, the duo work together seamlessly with their own unique style. 

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

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