Sunset sessions2018-12-10T13:13:50+00:00

Need some serious inspo for your summer playlist?

You’re in luck – Sunset Sessions has returned to Cockatoo Island just in time for the hotter months!


Every Saturday evening, from 10 November 2018 to 16 February 2019, home-grown musical heroes will take to our stage on Biloela Lawn to perform original acoustic tunes.

Set against the breathtaking backdrop of Sydney Harbour, with food and refreshments for purchase from the Marina Café & Bar (see below), Sunset Sessions offers the ideal escape this summer.

The popular live music event is presented by the Harbour Trust with programming by Sydney’s premiere underground music venue, 505.

Location: Biloela Lawn, Upper Island

Dates/times: 5pm to 7pm, every Saturday, 10 Nov 2018 to 16 Feb 2019 (except 22 Dec, 29 Dec and 26 Jan)

Tickets: $25 per adult; free for children 12 and under; book online or buy at the door.

Discount: Accommodation/campground guests are eligible for $15 tickets.

[Note:Tickets are discounted for accommodation or campground guests who have already purchased accommodation for that night. Proof of purchase will be required on check-in.]


December 2018 Lineup

  • Saturday, 1 December  – Jess Pollard (5pm to 5:50pm) plus Stacey Brothers (6:10pm to 7pm) LEARN MORE
  • Saturday, 8 December – Ollie Thorpe (5pm to 5:50pm) plus Angela Rosero (6:10pm to 7pm) LEARN MORE
  • Saturday, 15 December – Billie McCarthy (5pm to 5:50pm) plus Mary Heart  6:10pm to 7pm) LEARN MORE

Stay tuned for details about our lineup for December!

Food and refreshments

Courtesy of the island’s Marina Café & Bar, patrons will enjoy access to a Connoisseur Ice Cream cart; a mobile bar with on-tap refreshments, including beer and wine, from Malt Shovel, Byron Bay Brewery and St Hallets, Croser and Days of Rose; and delicious food including grazing boxes featuring a colourful selection of Australian cheeses, cured meats and all the rest for a perfect picnic nibble!