Richie Hawtin CLOSE
Spontaneity and Synchronicity | with special guests Mad Racket DJs and Trinity | Sydney Only | 18+
03 Jun6pm, Northern Broadwalk. $79*
Trinity -- 6pm
Mad Racket DJs -- 7pm
Richie Hawtin -- 9pm
*All times subject to change without notice
Breaking through alongside Aphex Twin and directly inspired by Detroit’s originators, Richie Hawtin has uniquely carved a career all his own as an uncompromising producer, DJ and visionary. Strategically placed cameras and dramatic projections will transform the tip of Bennelong Point into Sydney’s most heaving club for one night only.
Under past aliases as F.U.S.E. and Plastikman, Hawtin has always held his reputation as a genuine original. He has proved capable of traversing genres and disciplines, from curating ecstatic nightlife experiences in Ibiza to collaborating with Turner prize-winning artist Anish Kapoor, in which the pair transformed the Grand Palais in Paris into a gigantic red-themed installation in 2011.
Now devoted to bringing his new project to life, CLOSE will explode onto the Northern Broadwalk this Vivid LIVE, crystalising Hawtin as one of dance music’s most innovative figures, bringing conceptual art out of the gallery and into the DJ booth, backdropped by Sydney’s breathtaking Harbour.
“If you ever see that Richie is coming to a city near you, you absolutely should go … The show is unlike anything I’ve ever seen before and absolutely worth whatever the ticket price is” – Only the Beat
*Prices correct at the time of publication and subject to change without notice. Exact prices will be displayed with seat selection. Transaction fee of $5 - $8.50 applies to all bookings (excluding Insiders). The authorised ticket sellers for this Event are Sydney Opera House and Ticketek. Please be aware that the Sydney Opera House has no obligation to honour tickets purchased via unauthorised re-sellers. If you attend the Event with a ticket purchased via an unauthorised re-seller such as Ticketmaster Resale, Viagogo, Ticketbis, eBay, Gumtree, Tickets Australia or otherwise, you may be refused entry to the Event.
Conditions of Entry
No BYO alcohol/beverages/food/glass
No umbrellas/strollers/chairs/laser pointers/sparklers/professional cameras or recording devices/selfie sticks
No Backpacks or large bags
Bags will be checked on entry, your cooperation is appreciated
Strictly no pass-outs
This is a general admission outdoor event with standing room only. Except in circumstances beyond our control, this performance will proceed rain or shine.
Patrons are advised that this outdoor concert is 100% smoke-free. Staff will direct you to the designated smoking area.