AUSTRALIAN SINGER/ACTOR JOHN WATERS ANNOUNCES STELLAR CONCERT TO SUPPORT BUSHFIRE VICTIMS IN
THE SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS.
TO BE HELD AT BONG BONG PICNIC RACECOURSE BOWRAL
FRIDAY 24TH JANUARY.
DARRYL BRAITHWAITE, MEGAN WASHINGTON, LEO SAYER,
JOHN PAUL YOUNG, JUSTINE CLARKE
JACK JONES, MARGARET URLICH AND MORE!
FireAid2020 will be held on Friday, 24th January at The Bong Bong Picnic Racecourse, Bowral. Gates to open at 2pm with the show to start at 3pm. The concert will be hosted by Julia Zemiro and appearing alongside John Waters will be Darryl Braithwaite, John Paul Young, Megan Washington, Jack Jones, Margaret Urlich, Leo Sayer, Stewart D’Arrietta with the songs of Leonard Cohen and more. Justine Clarke will also join in to entertain the kids. More names to be announced soon.
“All of us want to do something; but I realised I had the power of public recognition and that I had a lot of friends in the music and entertainment industry with a lot more of that power than me, and the idea of FireAid2020 ‘The Concert’ was born.
As much as raising funds, this FireAid2020 concert is about community spirit; about unconditional love for each other; about fire-in-the-belly action. Rock On Australia!” – John Waters.
Net proceeds from this event will go to the Red Cross Bushfire Relief and directed to the Southern Highland division to directly assist locals affected by recent bushfires in the Southern Highlands and South Coast region.
“Australia is in a time of genuine crisis. Like so many other communities around the country, The Southern Highlands have been affected by the horror of fire and loss. As a community we can do what always works: Band together. Work together. Support one another. Music is also a way to allow our emotions out- to cry, to sing along, to maybe smile again for a while.
As a newish resident to Bowral, I am humbled to be hosting FireAid2020, an event John Waters has pulled together with a little help from his friends.” – Julia Zemiro
FireAid2020 could not happen without the artists and the many organisations that have lent their support to this event. John Waters would like to especially give thanks to the Wingecarribe Shire Council, Peter Hales of the Bong Bong Racecourse and Carisa Wells form Regional Development Australia – Southern Inland, for their support and assistance in confirming and organising this event – even during the height of the fire emergency in the local region.
FireAid2020 – Friday, 24th January
Bong Bong Picnic Racecourse, Bowral- gates open at 2:00pm
This is an all-ages event – tickets $65 per adult, $20 under 16s
Bong Bong Racecourse, Kangaloon Road, Bowral