Sep 11

The Great Antipodean Reggae Soundsystem Carnival

The Great Antipodean Reggae Soundsystem Carnival - Event Creative
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM $15.00 + BF Carriageworks
Sunday all roads lead to The Great Antipodean Reggae Soundsystem Carnival! Red Bull Music Academy Weekender is freighting in Australia's four greatest, bass-rattling custom built soundsystems for their first ever convergence in one outdoor arena. Each crew will take turns to showcase their sounds whilst playing the choicest reggae, dub, roots and dancehall. The day's most impressive soundsystem will be crowned by a carnival-closing performance from the UK's Gappy Ranks. With global BBQ, market stalls, dance performances plus jumping castles and face-painting this is an afternoon family affair. Notting Hill vibes come to Carriageworks, Redfern! All ages, fully licensed. Featuring: Adelaide's EARTHSHAKER SOUNDSYSTEM Melbourne's HEARTICAL HI POWA feat MACKY BANTON Sydney's INNER WEST REGGAE DISCO MACHINE Perth's K.B.I. SOUND + GAPPY RANKS (live)

What can I expect?

The Great Antipodean Reggae Sound system carnival is bringing together 4 of the biggest, baddest custom built sound systems from Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth and Sydney. There will be DJ’s selecting some of the finest reggae tunes to keep the vibes running high all day before Gappy Ranks performs live to close out the day. Aside from the music, there will be market stalls, dancehall workshops and food trucks running all day!

Is the event family friendly?

Yes! We encourage you to bring your children!
There will be an arena for the sound systems and plenty of room to chill and soak up the vibes outside the arena.
If you have a child under 3 years of age we recommend bringing them a set of ear muffs to ensure their infant ears are protected from any loud noises.
Kids under 12 are free!

Getting there:

Venue Directions:
Carriageworks – Traverser 1
245 Wilson Street, Eveleigh NSW 2015
Corner of Codrington Street
The main entrance at Carriageworks leads to all the venues within the building.
Wilson Street runs parallel to Abercrombie Street. For a map, visit

Redfern Station is about an 8 minute walk
Macdonaldtown Station is about a 10 minute walk
Newtown Station is about an 15 minute walk

Nearest stop at Codrington Street at City Road, a 5 minute walk
Buses: 422, 423, 426, 428, 370, 352

Bike lanes on surrounding streets, and bike racks on site.

Need More?
For further advice about public transport, you’ll find quick and convenient access to timetables, trip planning and other public transport services at

Carriageworks is a fully accessible venue. There is a wheelchair ramp at the main entrance at 245 Wilson Street, and level access at all entrances.  Access from the car park is all on ground floor. All venues within the building have level access and disabled seating available. Toilets are fully accessible.

Conditions of Entry:

Everyone over the age of 12 can only can enter with a ticket.
Minors must be accompanied by an adult/guardian at all times.
Please do not bring any outside food or drinks as this will all be supplied inside.

Illict substances, weapons, pets, antisocial behaviour, alcohol

**Please not the carnival will have film and photo crews present. By attending, you agree to possibly being filmed or having your photo taken for future website and promotional use **