Mixtape Australia – A celebration of Australia’s hit-makers

Perth music lovers are in for a journey through the heart and soul of Australia as multi-award-winning vocalist and performer, Michelle Pearson, unveils her latest creation: Mixtape Australia. This exhilarating music driven cabaret piece promises to be a celebration of Australia’s hit-makers and the songs that have resonated over the past 60 years, leaving a permanent mark on the nation’s cultural landscape.

Australia’s music scene reflects the nation’s diversity, resilience, and commitment to social change. The high energy piece pays homage to the iconic artists who have fearlessly used their music to address societal issues and push for positive transformation.

Mixtape Australia originated from South Australia and features Pearson and her phenomenal six-piece band who are together making their Fringe World debut from Tuesday, February 13, with six shows until Saturday, February 17, at the Pleasure Garden in Northbridge, Perth.

Michelle Pearson, known for her powerhouse vocals as well as being Australia’s singing cook is leaving the kitchen behind for this nostalgic musical homecoming. Audiences can expect a dynamic performance featuring classics from legendary Australian acts such as Midnight Oil, The Divinyls, INXS, Tina Arena, Cold Chisel, and many more. Pearson’s renditions of these timeless hits will not only have the crowd on their feet but will also transport them through the pages of Australia’s rich musical tapestry.

“As an artist, it’s essential to acknowledge the power of music in driving change and shaping our collective identity. Mixtape Australia is a tribute to the guts and determination of our incredible musicians who have paved the way for the industry and addressed the issues that matter,” says Michelle Pearson.

The show is not just a concert; it’s an immersive experience that invites the audience to reminisce about Australia’s musical evolution while contemplating the impact of these songs on the nation’s social fabric. Mixtape Australia is a sonic exploration of the beauty and brutality of the Australian landscape, a journey that transcends time and resonates with every generation.

Six shows only – The Pleasure Garden, Northbridge. 6:30pm on Tuesday 13, Wednesday 14, Thursday 15, Friday 16 and Saturday 17 February with an additional sundowner performance at 4:50pm on Saturday 17 February.

Venue: Pleasure Garden, Northbridge, Perth. This is an airconditioned venue.

Tickets: Available at https://fringeworld.com.au/whats_on/mixtape-australia-fw2024