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Night at the Barracks (Open-air concert)

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  • From $69 (transaction fees apply)
  • Friday 9 September to Sunday 9 October 2022
  • Public bus
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The Barracks Precinct at North Head Sanctuary (33 North Head Scenic Drive, Manly NSW)

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Located at North Head Sanctuary on Manly’s peninsula, the Barracks Precinct is an iconic landmark steeped in defence history. It will be the backdrop for an exciting open-air concert series…

Running select nights between Friday 9 September and Sunday 9 October, Night at the Barracks will feature performances by leading Australian leading performers – including rock, opera and jazz musicians as well as dance companies – across 16 iconic shows. The all-star line-up includes Jessica Mauboy, David Campbell, James Morrison, Emma Pask, David Hobson, Lucy Durack, John Foreman and The Aussie Pops Orchestra, The Tap Pack, Sydney Dance Company, Tim Campbell and Bonnie Anderson, Australian Rock Collective, The Rubens, Tim Finn, and many more.

Night at the Barracks will take place at the Parade Ground, boasting a distinctive red gravel surface. The Parade Ground is the centrepiece of the Barracks Precinct – a collection of Art Deco buildings that occupy a significant place in Australia’s military narrative. 

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Tickets available from $69 (plus transaction fees). Book a performance to see iconic artists perform in a historic, outdoor setting…
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Getting to North Head

The simplest way to get to the Barracks Precinct at North Head Sanctuary is to walk from Manly Wharf…

Limited parking is also available at St Pauls Catholic College Car Park (124 Darley Road, Manly); however, parking spaces must be for pre-booking through Ticketmaster.  Alternatively, concertgoers can pre-book a shuttle bus to the venue from Manly through Ticketmaster. Parking will not be available directly at the venue to ensure the local wildlife is not impacted by increased traffic. North Head Sanctuary is a nature refuge featuring diverse native flora and fauna.

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