So you need to let down your hair, top knot or whatever it is you’ve got going on up there, but your budget is telling you no. Don’t let your rent ravaged bank account hold you back, you’ve got to fight for your right to party. Sydneysiders, we already have it tough enough, held back by an institutional bedtime, so boogey time need not be fettered by a dollar matter. We’ve scoured the city for parties that are free, wild and irresistible in equal measure. Just try to stay home we dare you.
#1 Cake Wines Presents: Keep It Disco 2nd Birthday
With free entry before 8pm and $10 entry from then on, this dead cheap event is set to keep you grooving all night. Brudo & Hux will be spinning sweet disco tunes all night long, so grab your mates and head down to Redfern for a last minute Friday boogy.
#2 Resident Advisor + Bizarro at Civic Underground 9/9
It’s been almost four years since Resident Advisor has hosted a party in their home country. Tomorrow night they’re teaming up with Melbourne based promoters Bizarro to bring to you a party you won’t forget. Pairing two talented like minded DJs together for all night back to back sessions (yes, please!). Final release tickets are still on sale for only 20 bucks to get amongst it.
#3 Loose Ends Spring Dance @ Oxford Art Factory 9/9
The biggest queer party is back for a spring dance, with an array of musical magic all night long. Resident DJ Matt Vaughan will be playing as well as Annabelle Gaspar and Stereogamous. Ticket are just over 20 bucks and there are still plenty to snatch up, plus there will be some extra on the door. Get ready to dance the night away in pure ecstasy.
#4 S.A.S.H – 2 Years At Greenwood 10/9
A staple across Sydney’s house music history, The Greenwood hotel has housed 102 S.A.S.H events over the past two years. They have welcomed countless international guests and a myriad of locals, plus an array of loyal punters. This Sunday they celebrate this success, welcoming one of house’s historical dons – Danny Howells. He will play alongside one of the scenes new comers, Romanian talent Sepp. It’s set to be a big one, with drinks flowing and beats dropping. Make sure you get amongst it, tickets on $20 at the door.
#5 Yeah Nah Yeah x King Street Crawl at Kelly’s 10/9
It is the music and arts scene that makes Newtown, well, Newtown and this weekend aims to celebrate this. The King Street Crawl will bring a multitude of events to different venues, with Yeah Nah Yeah taking over Kelly’s. The line up includes: The Lazy Eyes,
Johnny Hunter and Hector Gachan, and it starting late afternoon, right through until the late night. Prepare yourself for the crowds though, the combination of great events and sunshines drags the people out.
Image source: GG Magree, S.A.S.H.