Aussie performers to rock Manly for new music event
A unique outdoor concert series is set to transform Manly’s North Head with 20 nights of iconic performances featuring some of Australia’s biggest names in entertainment.
‘Night at the Barracks’ will feature contemporary music, theatre, ballet, dance, rock, opera and jazz over five weekends from 24 February to 27 March 2022.
The line-up includes Jessica Mauboy, David Campbell, James Morrison, David Hobson, Lucy Durack, John Foreman and the Aussie Pops Orchestra, Tim Campbell and Bonnie Anderson, Giuseppina Grech and Lorenzo Rositano, Queensland Ballet, Sydney Dance Company, Australian Rock Collective, and many more.
Jobs, Investment, Tourism and Western Sydney Minister Stuart Ayres said the diverse event program provides a welcome boost for the Northern Beaches and Sydney visitor economies.
“This is a great example of an innovative approach to rebooting and growing our visitor economy, by celebrating our unique assets and outstanding local talent,” Mr Ayres said.
“The concert series will support local businesses by drawing people to Manly and surrounds, while also providing employment for more than 650 performers and event staff which is critical for the creative industries at this time.”