Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras

Sydney Mardi Gras' Express Yourself - Queer Discovery

Celebrating the momentous reopening of The Metro Theatre, beloved Australian singer/songwriter Alex The Astronaut leads the line-up on this special Mardi Gras Pride Weekender edition of Express Yourself, which will serve as the first night of live music at the venue since early 2020. 

Alex will be joined by emerging artists including rapper and producer BVT, alternative pop-rocker Hope D, electro-pop artist NIK NAVY, and super singer/songwriter duo No Frills Twins. Presenter, producer and DJ Faustina Agolley will be on hosting duties for the evening. 

The judging panel will comprise of folktronica singer Gordi, national treasure Marcia Hines, APRA AMCOS CEO Dean Ormston, Mardi Gras CEO Albert Kruger and special guest judge Starley. 

A joint initiative between Mardi Gras and APRA AMCOS, Express Yourself – Queer Discovery is a series of music showcases aiming to foster and provide a platform for emerging LGBTQI+ artists. Each showcase sees these artists perform alongside an established headliner to a room of industry heavyweights and the general public. At the end of the series, a panel of judges will select two emerging artists to perform at a future Mardi Gras event. 

Tickets on sale now: https://bit.ly/3hSX6g5

Express Yourself is part of Mardi Gras Pride Weekender; a two-day extravaganza, featuring four fabulous events  for our LGBTQI+ communities and allies, designed to get you singing, dancing, thinking, laughing, and most importantly, celebrating! 

Event starts
Friday 18 June, 2021
Event ends
Friday 18 June, 2021
Venue
The Metro Theatre
Venue Address
624 George Street
Location

Sydney ,

Website
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Category
Festivals & Programs