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News October 27, 2015

Grace Jones added to Vivid Sydney

Grace Jones added to Vivid Sydney


Modularpeople, Destination NSW and Carriageworks today announced that the multi-award winning iconicsinger, songwriter, model, actor and all round enigma will perform two exclusive concerts at Modulations at Carriageworks as part of Vivid Sydney.

It will be Jones’ only Australian appearances and her first visit to Sydney since her sell-out shows in 2011. There is no doubt tickets will be in high demand to see the music superstar in this intimate setting for her Sydney-exclusive performances.

Starting as a model working for Yves Saint Laurent, Claude Montana,and Kenzo Takadaand appearing on the covers of Elle and Vogue,Grace Jones ventured into the world of music when she secured her first record deal in the 70’s with Island Records. Her list of award-winning Top 40 hits is endless, including 'Pull Up To The Bumper', 'Private Life', and 'Slave To The Rhythm';songs that were lifted from such seminal albums as 'Warm Leatherette'(1980), 'Nightclubbing'(1981), and 'Slave To The Rhythm'(1985). Widely recognised for influencing decades of fashion movements, Grace Jones has also been an inspiration for an endless list of artists: Annie Lennox, Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Brazilian Girls, Santigold, and Basement Jaxx.

Her live sets are duly renowned as nothing short of incredible, segueing from disco to funk, from pop to punk, all presented within a visual spectacular as stunning as the musical artistry. Her reputation for electric on-stage perfomances makes this a must-see music event.

WHAT: Grace Jones in Concert
WHEN: Sunday 31 May, Monday 1 June, 8pm
WHERE: Carriageworks, Sydney

Once again curated by Modular, this years Modulations follows on from the success of the inaugural 2014 programme which was headlined by electronic pop Legends Pet Shop Boys. Modulations is excited to return this year with an expanded program for 2015, set across two jam-packed weekends, promising six days of exclusive music performances, contemporary ideas and innovative food experiences as part of Vivid Sydney.


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