Masked Wolf to open Sound West at CommBank Stadium Eels double header

  • Rapper Masked Wolf to open Sound West festival with performance at NRL-NRLW double header on Saturday 20 August;
  • Sound West will bring together artists, innovators, creators and entrepreneurs in a week-long program of conferencing and live events in Western Sydney;
  • The festival will run from 20-28 August with a full-day industry conference at CommBank Stadium on 25 August;
  • Sound West has been created through a partnership between the NSW Government via Destination NSW, City of Parramatta, Western Sydney Business Connection and Business Western Sydney.

Rapper Masked Wolf will kick off the inaugural Sound West festival live series, adding entertainment to the Parramatta Eels’ huge NRL-NRLW double header at CommBank Stadium on 20 August.

Renowned for his hit Astronaut in the Ocean, Masked Wolf is the first of 15 live performances across Western Sydney as part of Sound West.

Masked Wolf’s appearance at CommBank Stadium adds to an already tantalising bill of entertainment on the day, with the Eels’ NRLW season opener against the Sydney Roosters scheduled for 1pm before the Eels take on local rivals Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs in the NRL from 3pm.

Tickets for the Eels v Bulldogs event are available here.

A celebration of Western Sydney talent, Sound West will host a number of other free and ticketed live music events and experiences from 20-28 August, including the industry conference at CommBank Stadium on August 25.

The conference will include more than 30 sessions, workshops and mentoring from some of Australia’s biggest tech brands and music industry leaders.

Tennis champion and Australian of the Year Dylan Alcott AO will be the highlight of an impressive list of speakers on the Sound West stage, while attendees will also hear from Masked Wolf, the cofounder of Aussie unicorn company Linktree, Anthony Zaccaria, as well as TikTok creator Fonzie Gomez and many more.

A full list of spaces and speakers can be found here. Attendees will also be treated to food by Butter as part of their ticket. Tickets are $59 (+ booking fee) and can be purchased here.

For more information on Sound West, including events and partners, visit www.soundwestsydney.com.au

Sound West 2022 is all systems go for August 20-28