Fat Freddy’s Drop – Sydney Opera House

New Zealand’s greatest funk collective returns

Get ready for a monster jam session as New Zealand’s favourite funk collective Fat Freddy’s Drop return to the Sydney Opera House this November, unleashing their explosive, world-renowned live show on the Forecourt. This is the seven-piece band’s first Sydney Opera House performance since their unforgettable shows in 2012 and 2015, and they’re bringing the funk, soul, jazz and high-tech beats back with a vengeance.

Beloved both in their homeland and around the world, Fat Freddy’s Drop built a formidable live reputation before the release of their debut record, 2005’s Based on a True Story, and its follow-up, Dr. Boondigga & the Big BW, which went on to become the biggest selling album in New Zealand of 2009. Their extensive international touring, and formative exposure to Detroit techno, have seen the septet move from sunshine reggae jam band to purveyors of full-tilt psychedelic soul, cosmic vibes and Afro-acid beats, laced with subterranean bass and twisted melody. Fresh off the release of their blistering new album WAIRUNGA and a European tour, Fat Freddy’s Drop are set to deliver one of the biggest musical parties of the year.

With special guests, Grevious Bodily Calm. 

Tickets available

FAT FREDDY’S DROP | SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE November 11, 2022 Sydney Opera House Forecourt Buy tickets