Sunday 24th March 2013 - 11am to 8pm

Crown Street will come alive with the first ever 28 BLACK Crown St Crawl on Sunday, 24th March from 11am to 8pm. Walk from pub to shop to café to see free bands, DJ’s, poets, burlesque acts, tarot and tea leaf readers, craft workshops and more. Some participating venues will be offering a 28 BLACK Crown St Crawl Special to help raise money for The Girls & Boys Brigade, whether it be meals or a massage! Download the free Urban Walkabout smartphone app to map out your 28 BLACK Crown St Crawl.

Think music festival meets city where new and young artists will be featured and it’s your chance to see them first!

Venues include iconic Surry Hills pubs, restaurants, bars, cafes, shops and galleries such as The Dolphin, The White Horse Hotel, Dome at The Crown Hotel, The Winery, The Clock Hotel, Yulli’s restaurant, Ampersand on Crown Café Bookstore, Four Ate Five, Bishop Sessa, Paper2, VividShop, Mark Hanham Gallery Watts on Crown, Holy Kitsch, Maloneys Grocer, The Crown Chakra, Peak Health Services, Rainford Street Social, Zushi on Crown, Trinity Bar and Kawa café and many more. Venues will be identifiable by well renowned paper artist, Kitiya Palaskas’ playful decorations outside each venue!

The Khanz will be headlining The 28 BLACK Crown St Crawl. Other artists include the vivacious Memphis Mae burlesque performer, music acts such as Lyall Maloney, DJ Tigerlilly, Sabriel, The Sculptures, Molly Contogeorge, Hobophonics, Belle and The Bone People, and Marcus Corowa, and many more.

For the latest information on the schedule, including all venues and artists, please visit This is a free all day event but you are encouraged to bring a pocket full of gold coins to throw into artist’s busker style collection hats, there will be the odd raffle for some great prizes.

This is a community event and proceeds from The Crown St Crawl will be donated to The Girls & Boys Brigade, a 130 year old local charity on the corner of Riley & Arthur St, Surry Hills. The Girls & Boys Brigade provides a safe place, activities, practical life skills and education support to create a brighter future for local children that need a helping hand. Following the success of the Wonder100! Fete The Girls & Boys Brigade is proud to present the Crown St Crawl.

Participating Venues:

  1. Ampersand
  2. Bar Rialto
  3. Bishop Sessa
  4. Caffe Sicilia
  5. Dome Bar
  6. Essenza
  7. Four Ate Five
  8. Gelato Messina
  9. Holy Kitsch
  10. Kawa Cafe
  11. Magdalena Duma
  12. Maloneys Grocer
  13. Mark Hanham Gallery
  14. Mister Fox
  15. Paper2
  16. Peak Health Services
  17. Pop Shop
  18. Rainford Street Social
  19. Rosehip Holistic Pharmacy
  20. Sparkle Cupcakery
  21. The Clock Hotel
  22. The Crown Chakra
  23. The Dolphin Hotel
  24. The Rustic Pearl
  25. The Trinity Bar
  26. The White Horse Hotel
  27. The Winery
  28. Vivid Shop
  29. Watts on Crown
  30. Yulli’s
  31. Zushi


  1. Adam Sandlah
  2. Alan Lackey
  3. Auer String Trio
  4. Aviva Anastsia
  5. Belle & The Bone People
  6. Daniel Spade
  7. David Kopycinski
  8. Dorothy Sercombe Fiddle
  9. Dylan & Billy
  10. Hannah Gibbs
  11. Hobophonics
  12. James Cripps
  13. Japanese Eye Witness
  14. Jubilants
  15. Kate St Claire
  16. Leah Reynolds
  17. Lou Steer
  18. Lyall Malloney
  19. Matt Hall
  20. Marcus Corowa
  21. Memphis Mae
  22. Molly Contogeorge
  23. Moonlight Cowboys
  24. Oakes & Lennox
  25. Oscar Jimenez
  26. Petersham TAFE Hair and Beauty Bar
  27. Sabriel
  28. Sean Levi Renford
  29. The Brassholes
  30. The Diamond Darlings
  31. The Khanz
  32. The Sculptures
  33. Tigerlily