The 2013 Sydney Festival has announced its line-up, with a smorgasbord of music, theatre, visual arts, dance and more locked in to bring the harbour city to life next January.
As well as the already announced David Byrne and St Vincent, the following artists will be performing as part of festival:
Sydney Philharmonic Choir - Archie Roach - David Byrne & St Vincent
Dawn Calling with Arkady Shilkloper - Dirty Projectors - Navicula
Orchestra National de Jazz: Around Robert Wyatt - Rokia Traore
Sanglasses - Satie Vexations - Sing The Truth with Angelique Kidjo
Dianne Reeves and Lizz Wright - Solistenensemble Kaliedoskop
and The Waterboys
Previously at Hyde Park Barracks, the Festival Bar moves to Sydney Town Hall under the guise of Paradiso At Town Hall this year with Kashmere Stage Band, Nicolas Jaar, Osaka Monaurail, Richard Hawley, Rokia Traore, So Frency So Chic, Dappled Cities, Lindstrom for Future Classic Night, Darshan Jesrani & Daniel Wang for Picnic Night and Nuggets: Antipodean Interpolations.
The Festival Garden In Hyde Park will not only have bars and food, but performances from Cantina, Inside, Normak Blake & Joe Pernice, Lianne La Havas, Los Coronas, Rokai Traore, Sharon Van Etten, yMusic, Perfume Genius and children's group The Listies. Stick around late enough and you'll catch Hunx & His Punx, Darkside, DJ Tom Loud do Hot Dub Time Machine and Nite Jewel & Peanut Butter Wolf do Kraftwerk's Computer World.
The festival will kick off with Day One: An Opening In Three Acts on Saturday 5 January, with events happening across Hyde Park, Darling Harbour, The Domain and Sydney Harbour.
Parramatta will also get a taste of the festival again, with Archie Roach, Saskwatch and Leah Falanagan to perform at the Parramatta Festival Garden's Spiegeltent.
The full details of the massive festival line-up - including a full list of shows and ticketing information - is available from the just-launched website here.