Skip Links
Goldie's Music Hall hero image

Goldie's Music Hall

Newtown’s bluesy local The Midnight Special transform the Concert Hall Northern Foyer into a gleaming world of black and gold glamour for this year's Vivid LIVE bar takeover.

Concert Hall, Bar Level, Northern Foyers

25 May - 4 June 2018

Goldie's Music Hall is open for pre and post show drinks and nibbles

Free entry

Enter from the Concert Hall Southern Foyer stairs or the external stairs from the Western Foyers

Open 6pm - late

Opening and closing hours is a guide only and may be subject to change

18+ unless accompanied by an adult

Goldie's Music Hall is open to 18+ unless accompanied by an adult

What to know before you go

  • Our festival bar Goldie’s Music Hall is open each night from 6pm.
  • Access is via the external stairs near the Drama Theatre or via the Concert Hall stairs pre and post-show with valid tickets
  • Bag checks will be carried out prior to entering the bar
  • If you are carrying a backpack, you will be permitted into Goldie's Music Hall, however you will need to cloak this bag before going to any show at Vivid LIVE. Where possible, please do not bring large bags. 
Just For Laughs Bar

Black and gold glamour

The team behind Newtown’s bluesy local The Midnight Special, reach back into the golden era of 60's and 70’s funk, soul and R&B to transform the Concert Hall Northern Foyer into a gleaming world of black and gold glamour. Beaded lampshades and plush furnishings accompanied by the soundtrack of Sydney’s DJs Gonz, Rusty and Boonge, Mama Disquo plus many more spinning timeless records all night long.

Goldie’s will team up with Aria Events to serve specially-made cocktails like the ‘Golden Years’ - cognac, rye whiskey, amaretto, whisky barrel bitters and orange zest. Partnered with a drinks list championing local brewers Grifter Brewing Co. and Young Henrys plus distillers Poor Toms Gin and Archie Rose. 

Come in prior to your Vivid LIVE show or after for a night you won’t forget.

View Menu

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to make a booking to get in?

There’s no need to book – just come to the Northern Foyer bar for entry.

How do I get to the Northern Foyers bar?

You can enter the Northern Foyer bar from the Southern Foyer by going up the stairs if you have a ticket to a concert that evening. Alternatively, you can find the Northern Foyer bar at the top of the external stairs from the Western Foyers.

How much time should I plan before seeing my show?

We recommend arriving at least 1 hour before a show so you can get in early to kick back and enjoy the atmosphere. 

Is the bar open after my event?

Goldie's Music Hall is open till late, head up with friends to relax before and after the show.

You may also like...


Damien Rice

Second show on sale now!

Making his long-awaited Sydney Opera House debut, beloved Irish singer/songwriter Damien Rice brings his cathartic live show to the Concert Hall – for one performance only.

Bikini Kill

Bikini Kill

13 Mar 2023

Legendary riot grrrls and feminist icons Bikini Kill return to Australia for their Sydney Opera House debut, bringing their defiant sound and fury to the Concert Hall for one show only.



17 - 18 June 2023

R-E-S-P-E-C-T to the Queen of Soul. ARETHA is a powerful memoir, live on stage, that celebrates the life and music of one of the greatest voices in history.

Strategic Sponsors

NSW Government
Destination NSW