Pet Shop Boys, Lauryn Hill For Vivid Sydney

Pet Shop BoysLauryn Hill and electro-producer and DJ Giorgio Moroder are among the major names announced for the sixth installment of “lights, music and ideas” festival Vivid Sydney. 

Taking place May 23 to June 9 at the , it last year drew 800,000 from around the world and injected A$20 million ($18.7 million) into the New South Wales economy.

Other names over the 18 days include PixiesAnna CalviSt. Vincent, a collaboration between the Australian Chamber Orchestra and electronic outfit The PresetsNils FrahmJames Vincent McMorrowKate Miller-Heidke and showcases curated by dance collectives and labels Astral People, RIP Society and Future Classic.

The Pet Shop Boys’ appearance, the group’s only in Australia this year, is part of Modulations, curated by tour promoter and label executive Steve Pavlovic of Modular.

Modulations, which looks at the synergy between music, fashion and art, takes place at art space Carriageworks June 6-8.

Pavloc tapped as creative director Es Devlin, designer of the 2012 London Olympic Games closing ceremony and past collaborator with Kanye WestJay ZLady Gaga and 

Taking place May 23 to June 9 at the .

Modulations also includes Fred Deakin, formerly half of UK electronic duo Lemon Jelly, whose work explores the realms of audiovisual remixing and interactive installations.