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Get Ready for Mardi Gras!

MardiGras14_HamidMousa_Medium-690Just as we’ve all caught up on lost sleep from the PrideFEST, it’s time to start getting ready for an even bigger party.

The 2015 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras has just revealed it entertainment line-up.

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Superstar DJ David Morales tops the bill. The legendary DJ has behind some of the best ever dance remixes including Kylie, Madonna, Whitney Houston, Pet Shop Boys, Mariah Carey and the Spice Girls.

Morales will be honouring the late, great Godfather of House Music, Frankie Knuckles, with a set inspired by the music, the life and times of Frankie. This very special Party set will invite audiences to once again share in the magic of Frankie, a Mardi Gras Party favourite.

Paul Mac will be showcasing tracks from his much anticipated new album, which is set to be released just in time for Mardi Gras! Paul will be joined onstage by a number of vocalists featured on the album, plus will be performing some of his best known anthems with a 2015 twist. This unique fusion of live performance mixed into DJ set will only be happening at Mardi Gras.

Making their Australian debut will be powerhouse collaborators, Bent Collective, made up of two of Europe’s biggest DJs and producers, Danny Verde (Italy) and Steven Redant (Spain).

Well know DJ Wayne G is also on the bill and Billboard #1 remixer and producer, DJ Grind, will make his Mardi Gras Party debut.

The Scissor Sister’s DJ Sammy Jo will be joining the party, as will formidable electro-feminist performance artist, JD Samson best know for her time in bands Le Tigre and MEN. Popular local female DJs Amanda Louise, Kate Monroe and Sveta will bring their own individual styles to the party dance floor.

NYC based production team, The Carry Nation, will be sharing their unique and exciting NYC house and underground sound with partygoers. The duo, made up of Nita Aviance and Will Automagic are both noted producers in their own right and are best known for their track, ‘This Bitch Is Alive’.

Other Australian acts include Courtney Act, as well Kitty Glitter & Dan Murphy. Back by popular demand, and go-to DJ for touring international artists, YO! MAFIA, will be shaking up the dance floor with more of her party-banging talents and hip-hop flavoured tracks, plus stand by for the Mardi Gras Party debut of the ever-handsome Mason Andrews!

Early bird tickets go on sale today, head to the Mardi Gras website to lock in your place at the iconic party.

OIP Staff, image: Supplied – Hamid Mousa 

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