Cut | | January 25, 2024


In this moment of camaraderie with friends and family at the pub, our foremost priority is to recognise the traditional custodians of the land of the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We extend our heartfelt respects to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of this Nation.

Floating around Sydney this long weekend & need something to fill up your cup or get you on the D floor? We’ve curated the ultimate list of things going on from the Eastern suburbs to the Northern Beaches. Fire up that group chat because we’ve got some sizzling local line-ups exclusively for you, this upcoming long weekend.


Sunsets Festival x Manly Warf Hotel

When: Friday the 26th of January from 1 pm.

Where: Manly Warf Hotel

PSA for all of you Northern Beaches’ locals or Sydneysider blow in’s – the Sunsets crew is back and bigger than ever after joining forces with the Warfy for your favourite summer session. Immerse yourself in 12 hours of non-stop live music, with live acts by Mincy & Reisper, KLP, Entity, Flexy Ferg, Yolanda Be Cool, Ben Koop, and the international sensation and secret groover, Litmus, curated across two colossal stages, set against the backdrop of the sun-kissed northern beaches.



It’s forecasted to be a hot one – bask in the sun & sun-drenched melodies and drink your favourite cocktail this long weekend. Check it out HERE.


Finely Tuned & Sydney Festivals: Tornado Wallace & Fantastic Man

Where: Moonshine Bar (The Thirsty Mile)

When: Saturday the 27th.

In the mood for harbourside beats and beverages? Prepare for a night of cutting-edge club sounds curated by Finely Tuned, featuring a dynamic duo of Australia’s finest exports – Tornado Wallace and Fantastic Man – as they take the stage by the water, seamlessly blending beats from the opening note to the final crescendo.

Back-to-back music all night, put together by Finely Tuned – the creative team behind legendary festivals and parties like Lost Paradise, Lost Sundays, Knotfest, Above and more. They’ll bring you an intimate night celebrating your favourite city by the harbour. Secure a spot and read all about it HERE.

Image via @sydneyfestivals


Beach Road Bondi Start:Cue Takeover

Where: Beach Road Bondi

When: Friday the 26th of January.

Everybody’s sunk a bevvie at the Beach Road Hotel at least once in their Bondi travels—it’s a right of passage, so why not kick start the long weekend with the crews 11th Annual Beer Garden Chop-Off Competition, where participants have the chance to win a whopping $1000 Cash Prize and a brand-new Weber Baby-Q. Following the excitement of the competition, both upstairs rooms will be taken over by Start:Cue, and the best part? Entry is absolutely free. From 4 pm dance your little heart out to a House Music Takeover, headlined by Eddie Leader & Mr Carl Ogambino. 

Mov’in Bed Barangaroo Cinema 

Where: Barangaroo Beach

When: From the 12th of Jan – April 14th.

Opting for something a little more low-key this long weekend? Don’t look past the MOV’IN BED, Sydney’s hottest summer cinema experience, showcasing new release films and classic favourites through the summer.

Image via IG @movinbed


With the sparkling Barangaroo skyline as the backdrop, prosecco and your favourite nibbles on your bedside, MOV’IN BED allows you to literally go out and go to bed, eat out and dine in. It’s ingenious and so Sydney – fun and chill, laid-back and upbeat all at once.

Check out what movies are happening this weekend HERE.



Glass Island x Groove Armada

Where: Glass Island, Sydney Harbour

When: Friday 26th January

There’s no other venue quite like Glass Island; cruise the iconic Sydney Harbour and sip on delicious cocktails overlooking the glorious Sydney Harbour this long weekend. This iconic Sydney venue boasts 360-degree views from its expansive open-air rooftop and is putting on a show come this long weekend (Friday to be specific) with the Groove Amanda boys playing a set for their 2nd show.

Image via IG @groovearmada

From 2022, it will be 25 years since Groove Armada debuted, going on to become one of the most successful dance acts of the time, and maintaining their position as an influential force ever since. Jump on board – final release is getting snapped up fast!








Featured image via Instagram @beachroadbondi.