Charlie Pickering and Zan Rowe will be counting down to 2019 when they again host ABC’s New Year’s Eve coverage live from the Sydney Opera House, featuring a star-studded concert. Joining the musical lineup will be talented all-rounder Tim Minchin, pop singer Christine Anu and Daddy Cool original member Ross Wilson.
They will star alongside internationally renowned singer-songwriter Ben Folds, Aussie rocker Daryl Braithwaite, Casey Donovan, Isabella Manfredi (Preatures), pop duo Client Liaison, indigenous hip hop artist Baker Boy, soul singer Kaiit and drummer turned solo artist G Flip.
Rove McManus will handle hosting duties of New Year’s Eve: The Early Night Show. Rove will be joined by Hoot and Hootabelle, Jimmy Giggle, Grace Koh, Jemima, Big Ted and the Design Your Own Fireworks Competition winner as well as other special guests. There will be performances by Zindzi and Dami Im, in addition to the family fireworks show at 9pm.
New Year’s Eve: The Early Night Show starts at 8.30pm
ABC New Year’s Eve… The Night is Yours coverage starts at 9.30pm