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The opening weekend of the Night At The Barracks concert series at stunning North Head, Manly, has been a resounding success, with thousands of people taking in live performances from Jessica Mauboy with Becca Hatch, David Campbell, and The Tap Pack with Dance North Academy presents: Multiverse.

The weather was perfect as the stars and the full moon shone down, providing the perfect setting – the drinks chilled, food delectable and the performances extraordinary, as patrons enjoyed 3 beautiful of evenings of live music and dance.

The AU Review said, “The opening night of the inaugural Night At The Barracks kicked off at North Head, Manly on Friday night. The headliner for the night was the fabulous Jessica Mauboy, supported by Becca Hatch. As always, Jess performed a high-energy set. What a voice!”

Night At The Barracks showcases an incredible program of live performances from Australia’s biggest names in music, theatre, ballet, dance, rock, opera and jazz, set against the stunning backdrop of North Head, Manly. Ticket holders can journey into this enchanting location steeped in historical significance and natural beauty, gazing up into the night sky whilst experiencing some of Australia’s most extraordinary talent.

SOMETHING FOR KATE pic by Daniel-Boud

Next up this coming Friday night is Josh Pyke with Emma Donovan & The Putbacks, followed by Something for Kate on Saturday night with special guest, Melbourne’s Shannen James, and on Sunday night, David Hobson and Lucy Durack.

Night At The Barracks hosts an array of local food and beverage providers bringing you a taste of the northern beaches.  In addition to this, the local team at North Head behind Night at the Barracks will proudly be supporting businesses in the surrounding area.  Their friends in the community have created some exclusive packages and deals for guests of the event and concert goers are encouraged to make the most of the beautiful surrounds and arrive into Manly early to make the most of these offers from The Herring Room, North Head Fitness, Garfish Restaurant and Bar, Ruby Lane, Hotel Steyne, Ivanhoe Hotel Manly, Bare Naked Bowls, Farmhouse Montessori School, The Sebel Manly, Wock Bar and Manly Pacific.

With North Head Sanctuary and the Barracks forming an integral part of Australian history, event organisers feel extremely privileged to be able to share this event series with the general public. To discover more information about the site visit The Harbour Trust website HERE.

Night at the Barracks North Head Manly is supported by the NSW Government through its tourism and major events agency, Destination NSW.

We respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future.

16 Sept      Josh Pyke with Emma Donovan & The Putbacks
17 Sept      Something For Kate – with Shannen James
18 Sept      David Hobson and Lucy Durack
23 Sept      Australian Rock Collective / The Beatles Let It Be album 50th anniversary
24 Sept     Sydney Dance Company – exclusive double bill – with Dance North        Academy & Configuration Co present: Liminal Space
25 Sept      The Rubens – with Molly Millington
30 Sept      Symphony Under The Stars
1 Oct          Bjorn Again
2 Oct          80’s Symphonica
6 Oct          Winston Surfshirt – with Milan Ring
7 Oct          James Morrison Motown Experience
8 Oct          James Morrison & His Big Band featuring Emma Pask
9 Oct          Tim Finn – with Martha Marlow joined by Chris Abrahams


Tickets on sale now. For event and ticketing information:

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