Second Round of Acts

Sydney Vegan Festival is excited to announce more acts to its already amazing line up!

Sydney Vegan Festival today announced its second round of acts to appear at the inaugural event on 29 March 2014 at the Factory Theatre, Marrickville, including live music headed up by Australian hip hop artist, CHANCE WATERS.


CHANCE WATERS, a Triple J favourite, WATERS is an Australian hip hop artist known for his songs ‘Maybe Tomorrow’, ‘Young & Dumb’ and new single, ‘Bonnie’. WATERS is also an active vegan and animal rights supporter.

BRENDEN MACLEAN, Australian pop songwriter with songs ‘Stupid’ and ‘Winner’ showcasing an amazing craft for quirky lyricism and surprising melodies.

LЁURA, Sydney based artist recently released her aptly titled EP, ‘Brutal, Broken, Unspoken’ featuring lush soundscapes and emotionally charged lyrics.

CAITLIN HARNETT, up-and-coming local acoustic singer-songwriter, HARNETT’s music harks back early 70s folk combined with country twangs. She will play from her new album, out in March 2014.

KYM STATON, singer, songwriter and performer with an eclectic range spanning blues, folk, jazz and celtic, STATON is also highly involved and well-regarded in the local Sydney vegan scene.


RUBY HAMAD, self-described as ‘Vegan. Feminist. Writer. In that order’, HAMAD is a popular writer for Sydney Morning Herald’s Daily Life, and author of ‘Defiant Daughters: 21 Women on Art, Activism and Animals and The Sexual Politics of Meat’.

ANDRE SICKINGER (aka the SURFERS’ CHEF), will speak on his experiences as chef for some of the world’s best surfers and promoting a plant-based, natural diet for athletes.

FIONA HALAR, Sydney based nutritionist who prescribes wholefood diets to clients will discuss the nutritional benefits of a vegan diet.


  • Addiction Food
  • Animal Liberation NSW
  • Bounty Burgers
  • Divine Infusions
  • Funky Pies
  • In Lak’ech
  • Macbeth Footwear
  • Raw Eats
  • Sea Shepherd
  • The Vegan Teahouse


Announcements for stalls are ongoing – check out the Sydney Vegan Festival Facebook site for more!


First Announcement

The inaugural SYDNEY VEGAN FESTIVAL kicks off on Saturday 29th March 2014 at The Factory Theatre, Marrickville. Featuring well-known vegan chefs from around the world, the festival will also play host to a range of speakers, live music, food and market stalls throughout the day.

Heading up the line-up with a cooking demonstration is Brooklyn vegan chef  ISA MOSKOWITZ, creator of Post Punk Kitchen,  best selling author of books ‘Vegan Pie In The Sky’, ‘Appetite For Reduction’ and Co-Author of ‘Veganomicon: The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook’.  Isa will be visiting Australia in support of her latest book ‘Isa Does It: Amazingly Easy, Wildly Delicious Vegan Recipes for Every Day of the Week’.

TERRY HOPE ROMERO, best selling vegan co–author and author of books ‘Veganomicon’ and ‘Vegan Latina American Recipes’.  Terry will present an informative and lively cooking demonstration as well as a Q&A with the audience.

Bringing the darkness will be the BLACK METAL VEGAN CHEF, the internet cooking sensation with a unique show featuring black metal and guided vegan recipes – not one to be missed!

MAZ VALCORZA PUGOY, founder of Sadhana Kitchen, Sydney’s finest organic raw and living foods café and author of e-book ‘The Raw Food Adventure: A 14 Day Guide’, will guide the audience through the wonderful world of raw vegan food.

KATHY DIVINE the amazon best selling author of  ‘ Plant Powered Men’  and MEGAN YOUNG (veggies and me blog) round out the first announcement as speakers.

Stay tuned for more announcements including bands and stalls.



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