Bertie Blackman's Notebooks. Image: Zan Wimberley

Powerhouse Late: Sydney Writers’ Festival

Powerhouse Late
25 May 2023, 5–9pm Powerhouse Ultimo Book Tickets

Powerhouse Late: Sydney Writers’ Festivals puts the spotlight on music and writing in two special panel events with accompanying live music and lyrical abstractions projected throughout Powerhouse Ultimo. Songwriters Bertie Blackman, Montaigne, Leah Flanagan and Evelyn Ida Morris will host a panel unpacking writing in all its different modes while Vyva Entertainment curates a panel exploring half a century of hip-hop, the world’s most popular music genre.



6pm Writing Your Way panel discussion with Bertie Blackman, Leah Flanagan, Bec Sandridge and Evelyn Ida Morris
7pm The Power of Words: How HipHop lyricism continues to empower people and shape culture panel discussion curated by 4ESydney HipHop Festival with DOBBY, MC Trey, BARKAA and Yasmin Lewis



5–9pm Live performances from Bec Sandridge and Evelyn Ida Morris



6pm Library tour featuring music books from the Powerhouse collection



5–7pm Joseph Earp
7–9pm Dee



5–9pm Pop-up merch shop



5–9pm Lyrics from local songwriters projected across the museum



5–9pm Bar by Grifter


FREE event as part of Powerhouse Late. Registrations recommended.

Find accessibility information here or contact Bookings for access support on (02) 9217 0222 or via email


All AgesFree$0Registration recommended
Back to top of page

Plan Your Experience

All the information you need to plan your visit is available on the Powerhouse Ultimo venue page, including:

Back to top of page