This month City of Melbourne brings back the sixth annual Sunset Series in Fitzroy Gardens. The free four-date event is for all ages – enjoy a summer picnic in the city while listening to some great local music.

On opening night (Saturday January 16) see singer-songwriter Gena Rose Bruce, Zebras, gangster-swing band Frankie Wants Out and calypso band Mighty Duke and The Lords. The night after (Sunday January 17) will include a Bollywood dance workshop run by NB Dance with music from outfit The Fifths.

Sunset Series will continue the next weekend. The line-up on Saturday January 23 will include pop artist Eliza Hull, country-soul from Fraser A Gorman and indie-pop by Swim Season. The Cactus Channel will close the night with an instrumental soul session as the sun goes down.

On closing night (Sunday January 24) Fitzroy Gardens will come to life with a ’60s dance party with Anna Go-Go, Talei Wolfgramm, DJ Emma Peel and The Terry McCarthy Special.

On-site food trucks Mamma Van, O Tuga Taste of Portugal, Sweet Forbidden Journey, Kurbside Kravings, Big Cook Little Cook, CAB55 Coffee Van and Coffee on Q will take care of dinner and snacks.

Sunset Series 2016 will take place at Stage Lawn, Fitzroy Gardens from 5pm to 9pm on the weekends of Saturday January 16 and Sunday January 17 and Saturday January 23 and Sunday January 24.

melbourne.vic.gov.au/sunsetseries