A Soundsystem Experience

El Gran Mono meets Inner West Reggae Disco Machine

Please note that due to the cancellation of Vivid Sydney for 2021, this event has been cancelled. All ticketholders will be notified by email and will receive a full refund. Thank you.

Join us for a special day-to-night dance party celebrating the sounds of Latin America, the Caribbean and the roots of soundsystem culture, beamed out through two of the most incredible systems in the Southern Hemisphere: El Gran Mono and the mighty Inner West Reggae Disco Machine.

The history of the Hyde Park Barracks is steeped in a diverse diaspora who have brought their respective cultural practices to this important site.

Set in the heart of the city at the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Hyde Park Barracks, this iconic outdoor dance floor features a host of the city’s most loved crews, DJs, MCs, dancers and live acts who fly the flag for Reggae, Dancehall, Cumbia, Salsa Dura, Roots, Highlife, Champeta, Soukous and more. 

The full line-up of performers and MCs comprises:

  • El Gran Mono feat. Cassawarrior, Jolie De Vogue, Carlo Xavier, Emma Peel & MC Oscar Jiménez

  • Inner West Reggae Disco Machine feat. Ibo Jah, Tess Morgan & Chatta Cat, Raices Latinas (Live), 101 Doll Squadron (live dance performance), Foreign Dub Sound, Fever Pitch DJs, Side Room with Hi Care Soundsystem Reinforcement 

  • Mixagi DJs, Bare Necessities DJs, Oxcar and Tropicante, Noisey Neighbour, Foxy Fuzz and Milky Tea.

Important information

  • Please read our important COVID-19 conditions of entry before booking your tickets. 
  • Photography IS permitted. 
  • This is an outdoor event and will proceed in wet weather, except in extreme conditions. Please dress appropriately. 
  • This is a licensed event. Over 18s only.

Learn more about El Gran Mono and Inner West Reggae Disco Machine.

Presented by Planet Trip Records in partnership with Sydney Living Museums as part of VIVID Music

Saturday 25 September

5pm - 12am

Bookings essential

Licensed event: 18+ only

Tickets: $37*

*includes $2 ticketing fee

Food trucks and licensed bar not included in ticket price.

Hyde Park Barracks

Queens Square, Macquarie St Sydney NSW 2000