Midsumma Extravaganza

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Midsumma's grandest show - in the Sidney Myer Music Bowl

Kick off Australia’s largest pride season ever with a fabulous night of queer excellence at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl!

Hosted by queer comedy royalty Joel Creasey and RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under favourite Kween Kong, this year’s Extravaganza promises to be the biggest yet.

Comedians Nina OyamaRhys Nicholson, Kirsty Webeck and Scout Boxall will be the gracing Extravaganza stage alongside musical performances from Courtney ActKira PuruMama AltoDolly DiamondTash YorkTina Del TwistJordan Raskopoulos, Lou Wall, Brendan Maclean and the hilarious Steven Oliver, all accompanied by our house band under the expert guidance of musical director James Simpson.

Night Of A Thousand Candees

One of the feature acts in the Midsumma Extravaganza will be a tribute to the late matriarch of Melbourne drag, Miss Candee, who passed away earlier this year after 50 years of performing in Melbourne’s queer venues. 23 Drag artists including Art SimonePhilmah BocksDorreen ManganiniSue RidgeFifi BardotMillie MinogueNova ChinaLaura GravityTaylor MadeAmena Jay AluraMiss Jay, Pashion CoutureRuby SlippersTequila MockingbirdPolly FillaJustin TeliqureFreddie MerkinLexi GagaLeasa MannBella Nitrate and Granny Bingo will take to the stage to recreate some of Miss Candee’s most iconic moments in a medley of her favourite songs.

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Auslan Interpreted
Wheelchair Access
Vision Rating less than 50%
Audio Described

Dates & Times

WHEN Sat 21 Jan | Doors 6:30pm | Show 7:30pm


FULL $49.00


Sidney Myer Music Bowl

Kings Domain Gardens, Linlithgow Ave, Melbourne

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Flinders Street


Any Swanston St tram to stop 14

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