8th - 20th June 2021
Sydney Solstice

Songwriters @ The Rocks

ATDW Physical Address
The Rocks, Argyle Street, The Rocks
Ado Urra

Songwriters Showcases

ATDW Communications

Songwriters @ The Rocks will bring Australia’s next big artists to The Rocks for a series of live performances across two days on Friday 18 and Saturday 19 June.

Watch the top singer songwriters battle it out at our Songwriters @ The Rocks showcases as they compete to make it to our live stage on Sunday 20 June 2021. The performance venues will include Sydney’s most atmospheric heritage laneways and pubs:

Friday 18 June (5pm - 9pm)
George St
Terrace Tayim
The Orient
The Mercantile Hotel

Saturday 19 June (1pm - 5pm)
George St
Jack Mundey Place
The Orient
The Argyle
The Mercantile Hotel

The Grand Finale

The epic conclusion of Songwriters @ The Rocks will happen live at First Fleet Park on Sunday 20 June from 1pm - 4pm. The Top four singer songwriters will be joined by three of Australia’s established music talent, including Phil Jamieson, Boo Seeka (acoustic) and Tia Gostelow.

The winner of Songwriters @ The Rocks will be crowned as the next big thing in Australian original music and win a share of up to $15,000 in prizes.


Getting there

Transport Options
Light Rail

Sydney has an excellent public transport network and you can get to all of the Sydney Solstice precincts by bus, train, light rail or ferry. Parking will be limited at most festival venues, so we recommend you travel by public transport rather than driving. Check out our Transport section for more information.