Going Under

This series of immersive midweek gigs curated by GLO, Deepa and Ayebatonye is taking over Mary's Underground during Vivid Sydney.
Ben Hansen
Published on May 09, 2022


Throughout June, Circular Quay gig haven Mary's Underground will be hosting a series of three boundary-pushing and immersive music experiences. The Going Under series will see lineups curated by GLO, Deepa and Ayebatonye deconstruct their experiences of Sydney through music and performance. Each event will take over the underground venue for one Thursday in June, all during the return of Sydney's lights and arts festival Vivid Sydney.

The series kicks off on Thursday, June 2 with Planet Abundance, a night celebrating afro-futurism and Black joy from Ayebatonye and friends. The renowned DJ, producer and creative director of Irregular Fit will be joined by Astronafrica, CMJ, Gerald Wala, Jane and Sam Alfred. Expect sets void of genre that celebrate the Black history of dance music.

On Thursday, June 9, GLO will lead the charge with Cultural Re-Set. Across the night's four performances, the lineup featuring Pookie, Temgazi and Sevy, exploring black diasporic experiences through storytelling and music spanning R'n'B, pop, hip hop and dance.

Closing out the series, FBi Radio favourite and Honey Point member Deepa will be heading up a night that celebrates South Asian communities and musicians with a huge lineup of local party starters featuring Uncle Kal, Ramashon, Cinnamonkween, Gayatrigger and two back-to-back set from Nausheen and Randev, as well as DJ Mistry and Rakish, Scalymoth.

Each event has a different ticket pricing system, starting as low as $18. Head to the Mary's Underground website for all the details on each of the Going Under events.



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