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Songwriters @ The Rocks


Friday 18 June all day



Discover Sydney’s most exciting up-and-coming musical talent, soak in live tunes and be the first to hear original music.

This original songwriting competition is all about giving locals a chance to see Sydney’s freshest, most exciting musical talent live and large before they make it big, while providing upcoming singer-songwriters a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to showcase their talent.

Songwriters @ The Rocks will bring Australia’s next big artists to The Rocks for 40 LIVE performances across Friday 18 and Saturday 19 June. The performance venues will include Sydney’s most atmospheric heritage laneways and pubs:

  • Jack Mundey Place

  • George St

  • Cnr of Playfair and George St

  • The Mercantile Hotel

  • The Orient Hotel and Mrs Jones Bar

  • The Argyle

  • Harbour Rocks Terrace

A handpicked selection of the local music industry’s biggest names will be roaming The Rocks to judge each performance.

On Sunday 20 June the winner of Songwriters @ The Rocks will be crowned as the next big thing in Australian original music and win exclusive opportunities to share the stage with leading artists and kickstart their career.

Find out more on Songwriters @ The Rocks and how you can enter via The Rocks' website

Covid-safe information

We want to reassure you that the team at The Rocks are monitoring the situation and Health NSW advice, and implementing measures to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of all visitors. See our full coronavirus update here.

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