Global Cities After Dark 2021: ‘Celebrate Local’ Closing Event

March 24, 2021

Friday 26 March, 2021 | 7:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Maton: Australia’s Guitar, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney

The Global Cities After Dark Sydney 2021 program concludes with the ‘Celebrate Local’ closing event – a live music, performance and culinary experience. It is the first opportunity since the pandemic that brings the key stakeholders and actors within Sydney’s Night-Time Economy together. ‘Celebrate Local’ highlights the roadmap ahead in 2021 as Sydney embarks on the implementation of the NSW 24-Hour Economy Strategy. Please join us to celebrate this new chapter in Sydney’s life after dark.

Ticket price includes:

– Welcome drink, three course dinner with paired wines;
– Official welcome from Deputy Lord Mayor of Sydney Jess Scully;
– In-conversation between Michael Rodrigues, NSW’s inaugural 24hr  Economy Commissioner and VibeLab’s Mirik Milan discussing Mike’s priorities for 2021 and what this new role needs from the stakeholders and actors within Sydney’s Night-Time Economy. * Michael formally commences the role on 29 March 2021.
– Performances from Barkaa, Kyva and Sarah Houbolt;
– Panel: Future Proofing Sydney’s Hospitality, Live Music and Entertainment sectors: Kathy Savill; (A Bite at a Time) Paulette Long OBE; (London) Riyaaz Almani; (Impresario Entertainment and Hospitality, Mumbai) Tanya Ali. (FBi Radio)
– Panel: Future Proofing Sydney’s Major Events, Tourism and Transport sectors: Carla Theunissen; (City of Parramatta) Mark Curran; (Transport for London) Stephanie Strilakos; (Transport for NSW)Vince Kadlubek. (Spatial Activations/Meow Wolf, Santa Fe)
– Hosted by Robbie Buck, ABC Radio




Entry to the Powerhouse is via Harris St only. Access within the Powerhouse Museum is via ramps and an elevator. For visitors using manual wheelchairs, the elevator is recommended. Groups of visitors planning a visit with more than one wheelchair user can arrange access to an additional elevator. Please contact us in advance on +61 (02) 9217 0222.

Accessible toilets are located on level 2.

Assistance Animals

Assistance animals trained to assist people with disabilities are welcome.

Accessible parking

To enquire about accessible parking onsite, click here.