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Sounds in the Square

Grab a seat at a nearby bar or restaurant in Darling Square and enjoy free live music including DJs, live bands and more.

Sounds in the Square

Sounds in the Square presents 16 free events over 6 weeks in Sydney’s coolest new neighbourhood - Darling Square! Cactch free live music, DJs, piano concerts  and a Pop Up Cinema. Take your taste buds on a tour of 40+ eateries and discover art, laneways and architecture.

You'll find it right next to Chinatown and Darling Harbour, where the Sydney Entertainment Centre used to be. Stroll from Central Station, get the light rail right to the doorstep or park at one of the many car parks in the area.

Pianos for the People

This very special project, where pre-loved pianos are restored for the public to enjoy, has international precedence in New York, Long, Paris and Tokyo. Music director and composer Yantra De Vilder in association with Create NSW will perform six Piano Concerts in the Square, accompanied by a choir and traditional Chinese opera. These will be extraordinary, unique performances and not to be missed. And you can perform for your friends on the Piano, which will be at Darling Square from Monday 29 March to Sunday 18 April.

Upload a video and tag us @darlingharbour @darlingsquare to be part of the virtual Pianos for the People concert across Instagram.

Pop up Dance Cinema 

Sydney Square Dance, part of the Festival of Place, is an interactive series of classes and dance shows around Darling Harbour. 

Come along to the Square Dance Cinema sessions at Darling Square to enjoy dance-related movies and videos curated by local artists and filmmaker Melissa Ramos.

Check out the event program

Sounds in the Square

5pm - 10pm


35 Tumbalong Boulevard

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Map, showing Sounds in the Square