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The line-up for Sydney’s RBMA Weekender is in

Red Bull Music Academy got Sydney seriously excited when they announced their plans to bring a four-day festival full of live music, club nights, parties, lectures, performances and art exhibitions to town this September. Today, the festival – dubbed RBMA Weekender – has revealed its line-up and it’s every bit as big as we’d hoped.

Joining the previously-announced Flight Facilities is house hero Larry Heard (aka Mr. Fingers) on his first ever Australian show, Ta-ku in directorial mode, Peanut Butter Wolf leading a Stones Throw Records’ 20th anniversary party, Berlin-based selector Xosar, Night Slugs name Bok Bok and local talents like Kučka, KLLO and Lewis Cancut.

All up, RBMA Weekender has 40 artists playing across 11 different shows over four days. The festival will take over venues like Carriageworks, Oxford Arts Factory and Manning Bar, with the music program complemented by daytime events like a reggae carnival, talks and workshops.

Tickets to each show can be picked up separately and some events – like Ta-ku’s in conversation about his creative process – are free. See the schedule of events below and head to the RBMA Weekender website for an in-depth run through of what’s happening when.

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Full line-up in alphabetical order

Andras (Live)
Bok Bok
Cliques
Dan White
Dopplereffekt
Earthshaker
Flight Facilities
Frank Booker
Gappy Ranks
Gaussian Curve
Gigi Masin
Heartical Hi-Fi (Melbourne)
Inner West Reggae Disco Machine
J-Rocc
Kano
Katalyst
Kbi
Kilo Kish
KLLO
Kloke
Kucka
Larry Heard
Lewis Cancut
Lorna Clarkson
Low Ton
Lucy Cliché
Macky Banton World Mc
Marcus Whale
Mndsgn
Noise In My Head
Peanut Butter Wolf
Phile
Simon Caldwell
Stryka D
Sydney Symphony Orchestra
Tako & Jamie Tiller
Ta-Ku
Xosar

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