Sydney Festival

Sydney Festival 2024: Events taking place at ACO Pier 2/3

Browse and book the Sydney Festival 2024 events taking place at ACO Pier 2/3 in Sydney's Walsh Bay Arts Precinct in January.


Summer is on the way, and so is Sydney FestivalAnd many events in the 2024 program are going to be taking place at ACO Pier 2/3. 

Sydney Festival is a city-wide celebration of culture, creativity and the questioning mind. From the streets to the beach, in theatres, wharves and warehouses, it animates Sydney with a trailblazing program of theatre, music, dance, visual art and all the experimental in-between places of live performance. As a dedicated commissioner of new Australian works, Sydney Festival showcases our nation’s diverse storytellers to the world, whilst drawing the world’s finest artists to Sydney.

The 2024 program at ACO Pier 2/3 is packed with diverse events – from soulful singer-songwriters and jazz pioneers, to intimate concerts with ACO musicians and others celebrating the legacy of JS Bach in innovative ways.

You can see the full program that is coming to our venue below.


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10, 12 & 13 Jan

Harold López-Nussa: Timba a la Americana

Cuban-born pianist and composer Harold López-Nussa shares songs from his Blue Note Records debut Timba a la Americana.

11, 13 & 14 Jan


Norwegian composer, guitarist and vocalist LILJA brings her cool jazz to the hot summer.
Josh Meader

11 & 14 Jan

Josh Meader Trio

Fronted by guitar marvel Josh Meader, this Sydney-based, internationally renowned trio is reshaping modern jazz.
Amaro Freitas

12, 13 & 14 Jan

Amaro Freitas

Breathtaking percussion and rhythmic exploration into the ancient philosophies and inspirational stories of Black Brazil.
Conic Rose

12 & 14 Jan

Conic Rose

Led by jazz trumpeter Konstantin Döben, Berlin’s Conic Rose blends hints of art rock with eclectic zeitgeisty influences.
Peter Cat Recording Co.

17 & 18 Jan

Peter Cat Recording Co.

Psychedelic art rock meets bossa nova, with a dash of modern-day Dean Martin.
Julie Byrne

17 & 19 Jan

Julie Byrne

Mesmerising New York singer-songwriter Julie Byrne brings her songs of loss and healing to Sydney.

18 Jan


Experience the soulful voice and tender songwriting of trailblazing First Nations musician Kee’ahn.

19 Jan


Producer and singer-songwriter Trophie uses hyperreal imagery and futuristic instrumentation to warp and reimagine her reality.
David Keenan

19 & 20 Jan

David Keenan

David Keenan’s already-prolific catalogue charts folk, rock, blues and his own keen-eyed poetry.
Eliza Hull

20 Jan

Eliza Hull

Experience the transformative, ethereal voice of musician, writer and accessibility advocate Eliza Hull.

20 Jan


Brooklyn-based multi-hyphenate SUO is bringing her spiky, swoony songs to Sydney.

21 Jan

Deborah Conway and Willy Zygier: Songs From the Book of Life

Music legends Deborah Conway and Willy Zygier present a no-holds-barred music and words memoir of their rock’n’roll life.
Bach Akademie Australia

23 & 24 Jan

Bach Akademie Australia: JS Bach – A Life in Music

A remarkable odyssey with Bach Akademie Australia, your hyper-informed travelling companion.
Korkmaz Can Saglam

24 Jan

Korkmaz Can Saǧlam in Concert

The Sydney International Piano Competition People’s Choice pianist returns to wow audiences once more.
Australian Chamber Orchestra

25 Jan

ACO Up Close: Inspired by Bach

In this program, musicians from the Australian Chamber Orchestra bring together excerpts from some of Bach’s most beloved music, intimately arranged for string quartet, together with music he has inspired.
Andrew Bukenya

27 & 28 Jan

Andrew Bukenya: Bach in Colour

Andrew Bukenya performs joyous vocal music inspired by Bach, presented by Sydney Festival.
Bach and the Artists

27 & 28 Jan

Australian Brandenburg Orchestra: Bach & The Artists

Collaborating in real space and time, the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and French artist Silvère Jarrosson will create work of art before your eyes with the music of JS Bach – played live – as its inspiration.
Benjamin Skepper

28 Jan

Benjamin Skepper: Praeludium y Fuga Remixed

Temperament co-curator Benjamin Skepper steps into the spotlight solo to present a site-specific live remix of his own composition, Praeludium y Fuga.
Apex Festival

27 & 28 Jan

Ensemble Apex: Come Sweet Death

Inspired by one of Bach's most sorrowful and devotional songs, Sydney’s Ensemble Apex lifts the veil between life and death with a transfixing program of music spanning three centuries.
Visit to discover the full Sydney Festival 2024 program.