Celebrate music, art, freedom and diversity at the inaugural Summer Camp festival. Set to be the largest ticketed LGBTQIA+ music festival in the southern hemisphere, this exciting event will provide a platform for over 200 performing artists, as well as feature plenty of dance, art installations, food and more. Summer Camp will first play at Centennial Park in Sydney on Saturday November 5, before moving on to Reunion Park in Melbourne on Saturday November 12. Tickets are on sale now.
Summer Camp festival
After working on the show for over two years before being postponed due to COVID-19, this fun festival will finally take place in November this year. In this summer camp for adults, discover a vibrant tapestry of local Australian artists, as well as acts from the UK, the US and New Zealand. Across two stages, there will be plenty of music, dance, performance art, culture, art installations and food and beverage to discover.
London’s Years & Years, aka Olly Alexander, is coming to headline Summer Camp festival as part of his world tour. This talented actor and singer has starred in global hit drama, It’s A Sin, collaborated with Lady Gaga, performed with Sir Elton John at the Brit Awards, and sung a duet with Kylie Minogue. His performance at Summer Camp will be one of the first times you can hear his new album, Night Call, live on stage.
Also set to shake up the stage is bounce music queen Big Freedia. Coming from New Orleans’ hip hop and electronic scene, she’s featured on tracks with Beyoncé, Drake, Lizzo, Kesha and more. She was a panellist on season 6 of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars.
Here’s the current line-up:
- Years & Years (UK)
- Big Freedia (USA)
- The Veronicas
- Cub Sport
- Ladyhawke (NZ)
- Jess B (NZ)
- Art Simone
More names will be announced closer to the date. There will also be over 150 DJs, drag queens, dancers and performance artists in each city.