Star-studded lineup for Gala concert
[by Matt Fraser]
Electric Fields. Image: supplied
A glittering line-up for Blak & Deadly: The First Nations Gala Concert has been announced, with stars including Jessica Mauboy, Casey Donovan, Electric Fields and Deborah Cheetham AO taking to the stage for one night only at the Sydney Opera House.
Blak & Deadly: The First Nations Gala Concert, the only WorldPride Official event at the iconic Sydney Opera House, will be hosted by ‘Faboriginal’ comedian Steven Oliver, and will feature performances from music duo Electric Fields, award-winning artist Mo’Ju and Ru Paul’s Drag Race Down Under star Kween Kong.
Pop singers Samuel Gaskin and the Merindas, and Indigenous Canadian tenor and musician, Jeremy Dutcher, will also take part in the evening of music and performance.
Alongside this, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Sydney Philharmonia Choirs will provide a stunning addition to this incredible line-up of First Nations LGBTQIA+SB talent and artistry.
Ben Graetz, First Nations Creative Director for Sydney WorldPride, said: “Blak & Deadly is a chance to get dressed up, look fabulous, and enjoy some of the best First Nations artists in a one-off night of comedy, music, culture, song and dance.
“It is a momentous event and an incredible privilege to be able to celebrate LGBTQIA+SB First Nations brilliance on not only one of Australia’s greatest stages, but in one of the world’s most famous venues.”
Tickets for Blak & Deadly: The First Nations Gala Concert are only available via the MobTix program (click here to apply), which provides discounted tickets for First Nations people.
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