Live Music & Events


Blacktown City Council delivered a series of Live and Local events across October 2017, activating the CBD and taking advantage of the rich multicultural talents of Blacktown’s music community. Council is now planning a second series of events in the coming months based on the same model of their first activation.

  • Location: Blacktown CBD
  • Time: 12pm-2pm, every Wednesday of October 2017
  • Venues – 6
  • Musicians – 60
  • Approx attendance – 3600
  • Feedback
    • “It was like walking through the soundscape of Blacktown – the Music led me on a journey through its streets, with surprises along the way”
    • “It is fantastic to have regular gigs for local artists, I’m proud to live here and perform here to the community”
Beats and Bites Poster

Blacktown Beats and Bites Promotional Poster

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Simply Strings – Jessica An and Alistair Guiney

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SAMRAWIT – Ethiopian dancers

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Women of the West Activation – Sweethearts Music