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FEM Presents, The She Collective and The Imperial Erskineville

The Sappho Show

Where
Erskineville Rd
Newtown NSW 2042
Australia
The Imperial Erskineville
When

Thursday 22 October from 6:30pm to 11pm

Cost

Starting from: $38.50

After opening the Imperial Basement up to the public again in September with a successful, sold out dinner + show experience, singer/songwriter Kim Sheehy from the She Collective and producer/director Lisa Freshwater from FEM Presents along with the Imperial Erskineville are thrilled to announce The Sappho Show will become a regular monthly event at the venue. 

The Sappho Show shines a spotlight on queer cis and trans womxn including comedians, singers, musicians, drag and cabaret artists as well as non-binary performers who are comfortable in a space that centres the experiences of womxn. 

The line up

Host - Rose Piper. Australia's premier transgender lesbian comedian* who you might've recently seen on the Sydney Opera House stage for their digital program or on ABC’s Tonightly. More likely though, you've seen her at a KFC somewhere shovelling popcorn chicken into her face with gay abandon. *maybe

October Guest Artist - Sepora. A self-proclaimed dark-pop princess, Sepora feels good being a little bad and she sings a little sad. Her smoky and soulful voice brings a timeless quality to a unique and dynamic repertoire. Gathering momentum since forever we’re thrilled Sepora is performing live for the first time since Covid locked us down on the Sappho stage.  https://soundcloud.com/sepora

The Sappho House Band: Playing those good hearty bangers that make you want to sing along. Featuring: 

Kim Sheehy on keys and vocals – The Voice 2019 All Star and The Sappho Show co-producer @kimsheehymusic

Debbie Yap on guitar – rockin’ out on show’s like Six the Musical and Barbara and the Camp Dogs. @depyap

Michelle Vincent on drums – one of Australia’s finest drummers who’s toured the country with many known Australian and international artists. @mishvincent

Sappho House DJ: JPHOEBZ. A Maori/Aussie DJ who’s strong connections to music and community influence her fresh energy on the decks. @jessephoebe

Your safety

What we’re doing for you:

  • Limited capacity and tables are all spaced 1.5 metes apart

  • Sanitation – sanitation stations available to all patrons and all surfaces and tables thoroughly sanitised after each visit

  • Space – we are adhering to the restrictions around total guests per space and per square meter

  • Signage – increased signage and safety distance markers

What you can do for us and others:

  • Register your details on entry

  • Follow the guidelines in venue around social distancing

  • If you make a booking, please show up!

  • If possible, we recommend you go cashless

  • If you see something wrong, please let us know

  • If you feel unwell, please visit us another time!

Contact event organiser

FEM Presents, The She Collective and The Imperial Erskineville

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