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Sydney Just Scored A Free 24-Hour Party Across 11 Different Venues

By Jessica Best
15th Apr 2021

A busy dance floor with lasers and a disco ball.

Editor's note: The 24 Hour Party event has been postponed due to COVID restrictions currently in place. Sign up here to learn about the new date. 

Across the last decade, Sydney's nightlife hasn't exactly had the best reputation. Now though, the era of lockouts has ended, COVID restrictions on dancing have been dropped, and there's a lot (like, heaps) of talk about Sydney blossoming into a bustling, vibing, always-on 24-hour city. 

And here to help kick start this bold new age of nightlife in Sydney is a wild 24-hour party that is dedicated to awesome local artists and getting sweaty on the DF. 

Put together by Solotel, alongside a band of Sydney's best events and party organisers, including Motorik, Heaps Gay, Picnic, Fruit Bowl, and FBi Radio, the event is called "24 Hour Party" and it'll go down at 17 stages and 11 venues across the city with entertainment planned for the full 24 hours. Did we mention it's totally free too?

Covering ground from Newtown to Kings Cross and out to Parramatta, venues in on the gig are Kings Cross Hotel, The Marly, The Bank, Goros, The Golden Sheaf, The Albion Parramatta, Barangaroo House, The Erko, Public House Petersham, The Sackville Rozelle, and The Clock in Surry Hills. 

"As a group, we’re enormous supporters of reviving Sydney’s nightlife economy and that’s why it’s important to us that the 24 Hour Party involves and supports so much of the industry we love," said Elliot Solomon, CEO of Solotel. 

"We’re excited to be working closely with the new NSW Government 24-Hour Economy Commissioner and City of Sydney to ensure Sydney’s nightlife thrives once again.”

Highlights of the lineup include:

Hayley Mary
KLP (Kristy Lee Peters)
Claire Morgan
Dena Amy
The Goods (DJ Set)
Mickey Kojak (DJ Set)
I Know Leopard
Tim Ayre (Live)
The Regime
Ben Fester
Stevan
Betty Grumble

Scope the full lineup and signup for set time updates here

The Details

What: 24 Hour Party
When: Date TBC
Where: The Albion, The Bank, Barangaroo House, The Clock, The Erko, Goros, Kings Cross Hotel, The Marly, Public House Petersham, Sackville Hotel, The Sheaf, Tokyo Sing Song and Waywards
Cost: Free

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Image credit: Solotel 

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