An eerie silence settled into Sydney’s coolest live music venues for way too long, with stars and their favourite stages struggling to keep afloat. Now the city has been brought back to vibrant life, and American Express is throwing its weight behind the return of Australian artists as the harbour city bounces to the beat of reverberating speaker stacks once more.
But one main stage isn’t big enough to contain Back the Night. Instead, multiple venues across the CBD will host a massive festival of local stars and one international headliner on Sunday, May 29. Funnelling the love (and money over the bar) back into the venues that matter most to music-loving Sydneysiders, all proceeds from ticket sales will be donated direct to music industry support charity Support Act. Get stuck into our guide to the incredible Back the Night line-up.