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14 November

14 November

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STARS UNDER THE STARS ATTRACTS LEADING OZ ENTERTAINERS: 20 Nights of Iconic Performances. 1 Iconic Location and featuring Jessica Mauboy, David Campbell, James Morrison, David Hobson, Lucy Durack, John Foreman and the Aussie Pops Orchestra, Queensland Ballet, Sydney Dance Company, Australian Rock Collective and more. Discover Sydneys newest unique outdoor venue set under the stars, The Barracks, North Head, Manly.

Audiences will be entranced by the artistry of Australias biggest names in music, theatre, ballet, dance, rock, opera and jazz for five weekends of performances from Thursday 24 February to Sunday 27 March. Featuring performances by Jessica Mauboy, David Campbell, James Morrison, David Hobson, Lucy Durack, John Foreman and the Aussie Pops Orchestra, Tim Campbell and Bonnie Anderson, The Tap Pack, Queensland Ballet, Sydney Dance Company, Australian Rock Collective and many more. Set in an enchanting location steeped in historical significance and natural beauty.

Be among the first to experience this diverse and inspiring concert series in a truly magnificent setting perched high above Sydney Harbour. Jessica Mauboy said I am excited to be invited to be a part of Night At The Barracks at North Head with an incredible lineup of talent. Its such a beautiful and historic site and to be able to perform live there will be a very special night.

Cant wait to see you all. The Barracks on North Head is a historically significant and treasured space on the doorstep of Sydney that will have a new lease of life in Autumn this year with the announcement of this all-star concert series over 20 nights. Organisers say the event, the first of its kind in this open performance space, will provide employment to more than 650 performers and event professionals.

They are working closely with local businesses, including hospitality, transport, and tourism providers, to bring money into the Beaches economy. The event is supported by the Federal Government RISE Fund, Destination NSW and Northern Beaches Council. This unique series of concerts presents an opportunity to generate income that can be used to maintain and repair the site.

To create jobs and income for the Arts and Entertainment industry which has been dramatically affected by COVID-19 and to respect the history and environmental preciousness of the site. For full schedule and ticketing visit nightatthebarracks.com.au JESSICA MAUBOY Thursday 24 February If has been a rebirth year for multi-ARIA award-winning singer-songwriter, actress, and Voice Coach Jessica Mauboy, 2022 will be her watershed one. Making new music and continuing her role as a leader and disruptor, Jessica Mauboy returns to the stage for the sure to be incredible opening night of Night at The Barracks North Head, Manly.

This exciting new show will read as an anthology of Jessicas global smash hits since her first solo album in 2008, elevating them to a new era of empowerment. Jessica Mauboy is a quadruple threat with a conscience, a woman with serious acting chops and multiple accolades, an accomplished songwriter and piano player, and she owns her effervescent and incredibly engaging energy. Youll know a Mauboy song when you hear it because Jess makes every song her own, each tune laced with trills you instantly recognise as hers.

JAMES MORRISON MOTOWN EXPERIENCE Friday 25 February The legendary James Morrison, accompanied by his talented band will blow you away with an unforgettable and entertaining Motown experience. This feel-good evening will get you on your feet and includes four soulful voices, a pumping rhythm section and some smouldering horns lead by the incomparable James Morrison. Songs include hits from James Brown, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder and all the Motown greats.

This is one show not to be missed. So come join the party and prepare to be blown away. DAVID CAMPBELL: BACK IN THE SWING Saturday 26 February Australian ARIA award winner, singer and popular TV presenter, David Campbell is BACK and set to wow Night at The Barracks crowd with his acclaimed show Back in the Swing.

Featuring Campbells silky vocals and his full band, Back In The Swing blends together genres of swing, ballads and R&B from artists such as Stevie Wonder, Frank Sinatra and Billy Joel, with the Aussie singers own personal style. Notable songs include Come Fly With Me, For Once In My Life and Walkin My Baby Back Home, which will be sure to keep The Barracks crowd singing and dancing along all night. JAMES MORRISON AND HIS BIG BAND Sunday 27 February James Morrison is renowned as one of the finest jazz players Australia has ever produced.

Revel in this rare and sensational night of brassy sounds as James is joined on stage by his big band. Youll be swingin from the first note as they bring you a heap of big band classics made famous by greats Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Gershwin and, of course, Frank Sinatra. Prepare to be blown away in a toe-tapping, show-stopping evening of entertainment for the whole family.

Dont miss this extraordinary celebration of swing. SYDNEY DANCE COMPANY. An exclusive double bill by Rafael Bonachela, Impermanence featuring the Australian String Quartet and Duet from ab Friday 4 and Saturday 5 March Sydney Dance Company take to the stage at Night at The Barracks this March with a transformative double bill of the sensational IMPERMANENCE featuring the Australian String Quartet, fresh from its sell out season, and the mesmerising duet from ab as featured in the Paris Opera Ballets Gala evening before touring Europe and the United States.

Dont miss this exclusive double bill as Sydney Dance Company take you on an electrifying journey through the power of contemporary dance. DAVID HOBSON AND LUCY DURACK IN CONCERT. ACCOMPANIED BY JOHN FOREMAN AND 45 PIECE ORCHESTRA Sunday 6 March One of Australias leading ladies of stage and screen Lucy Durack, and Opera legend David Hobson come together for the very first time with a 45-piece orchestra, led by renown conductor John Foreman for this amazing and one-off show at A NIGHT AT THE BARRACKS.

Lucy and David will perform classics from productions such The Wizard of Oz, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Kiss Me Kate, Oklahama, Into the Woods, Shrek, Wicked, 42nd Street, Mamma Mia, Les Miserables, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, La Boheme, Granada, Lelisir damore (Una Furtiva Laguma), Tosca (E Lucevan Le Stelle), Rigoletto (La Donna e mobile), the Merry Widow and La Traviata (Libiamo) and more. This two-hour Concert will be nothing like youve seen before and will enchant audiences of all ages. AUSTRALIAN ROCK COLLECTIVE CELEBRATES THE BEATLES LET IT BE ALBUM 50thANNIVERSARY Friday 11 March Following two sold-out tours of The Beatles Abbey Road Live in 2019/20, The Australian Rock Collective (ARC) are returning in to present the final Beatles album in all its glory Let It Be, marking the 50thAnniversary.

ARC, comprised of Kram (Spiderbait), Darren Middleton (Powderfinger) Mark Wilson (Jet) and Davey Lane (You Am I) are self-confessed Beatles tragics, playing Let It Be from start to finish followed by a second set of favourites spanning the breadth of the Beatles catalogue. THE TAP PACK Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 March Australias hottest tap dance sensation, THE TAP PACK are bringing their high energy, tap comedy show to Night at The Barracks, North Head. THE TAP PACK conjure up a modern twist to the crooners and artists from the 50s through to the noughties.

Featuring songs from Sinatra, Dean Martin & Sammy Davis Jr to Sheeran, Buble and Beyonce, THE TAP PACK mix slick humour, high energy entertainment and world-class tap dance. Armed with their lovable on-stage larrikinisms, they sing they dance they joke. They bring a new, invigorating energy to a timeless style that the whole family can enjoy.

Dressed in slick suits and equipped with sharp wit, THE TAP PACK is old school cool from the new kings of swing. 80s SYMPHONICA The 80s reimagined by John Foreman and the Aussie Pops Orchestra starring the amazing Tim Campbell and Bonnie Anderson. Thursday 17 & Friday 18 March Remember the days of big hair, shoulder pads and catchy pop songs? The 80s are back, but this time with an orchestra.

Join the incredible Tim Campbell, the fabulous Bonnie Anderson and John Foremans Aussie Pops Orchestra for a brilliant night of your favourite 80s smash hits, complete with symphonic backing. Get ready to party its time to cut loose. SYMPHONY UNDER THE STARS FEATURING JOHN FOREMAN AND THE AUSSIE POPS ORCHESTRA Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 March Join us for a magical night: Popular Classics Under the Stars.

Whether youre a symphonic aficionado or orchestral newbie, youll be swept away by the magnificence of some of the worlds most glorious music. Performed by esteemed tenor Lorenzo Rositano, magnificent soprano Giuseppina Grech and John Foremans Aussie Pops Orchestra. AN EVENING WITH QUEENSLAND BALLET Featuring RAYMONDA PAS CLASSIQUE BLUEBIRD PAS DE DEUX FROM THE SLEEPING BEAUTY DON QUIXOTE ACT III PAS DE DEUX Thursday 24, Friday 25 & Saturday 26 March In an enticing exploration of classical ballet and contemporary works, Queensland Ballet comes alive on stage to reignite the audiences passion for dance with a high energy, dynamic and emotional performance.

Showcasing a vision of Queensland Ballets future, our gifted Jette Parker Young Artists will join featured Company dancers to delight in breath-taking pieces including the energetic Don Quixote Wedding Pas de Deux, Greg Horsmans classical masterpieces Raymonda Pas Classique and vibrant Bluebird Pas de Deux from The Sleeping Beauty and, a new contemporary work by Resident Choreographer Natalie Weir. This performance of precision, prowess and promise is not to be missed. IN A NUTSHELL: www.nightatthebarracks.com.au Find us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @nightatthebarracks #NightAtTheBarracks Venue: The Barracks at North Head, Manly 33 N Head Scenic Dr, Manly Season: from Thursday 24 February Showtimes: Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances 6pm gates to the event site will open 7.30pm show / 9.30pm finish Sunday performances 4.30pm gates to the event site will open 6pm show / 8pm finish Prices: from $69 (Transaction fees apply) Bookings: Ticketmaster.com.au Groups: Ticketmaster groups via email [email protected] Car Parking and Travel: The simplest way to get into the event site is to walk from Manly Wharf but the Producers recognise this isnt always possible.

There will be limited parking available at St Pauls Catholic College Car Park, 124 Darley Road, Manly, for pre-booking with ticket purchase through Ticketmaster. Where possible the Producers encourage people to use the shuttle bus service from Manly which needs to also be pre-booked through Ticketmaster. For more information please see the travel page www.nightatthebarracks.com.au/gettingthere There are many ways to get to the event in its beautiful North Head location.

The journey to this hidden gem certainly adds to the sense of adventure. The Producers would like to remind guests to consider the local residents, and particularly wildlife that live in the area, and for this reason please dont attempt to drive up into the site, as there is no parking, and the Producers want to avoid additional cars moving up and down Darley Road. Night at the Barracks North Head Manly is supported by the NSW Government through its tourism and major events agency, Destination NSW.

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