News August 12, 2020

Jessica Mauboy & Kate Miller-Heidke are heading to ‘The Sound’

Jessica Mauboy & Kate Miller-Heidke are heading to ‘The Sound’

’s team-up with for  has become appointment viewing for Aussie music fans over the past month.

Ahead of episode five, organisers have revealed yet another packed lineup led by , Kate Miller-Heidke and Ball Park Music.

One of Australia’s most successful and prolific singer-songwriters of the past decade, Mauboy will join the show and perform new single ‘Butterfly’ (filmed at Sydney’s State Theatre).

“I’m so blessed to be on The Sound this weekend. To be able to perform with my band for you mob is such an honour and to be able to sing ‘Butterfly’ in the State Theatre was just incredible,” she said.

“To be able to connect with everyone through the language of music with all that’s going on in our country, I’m so grateful.”

There’ll also be performances and new music from Miller-Heidke, Brisbane band Ball Park Music, Adelaide act Tkay Maidza and rising singer-songwriter CXLOE.

The lineup is rounded out by Lastlings and recent NIMAs winner Miiesha (who’ll perform alongside Busby Marou’s Jeremy Marou. Plus, this week’s ‘Introducing’ segment features Shannen James and her single ‘Arrows’.

‘I have been loving tuning in each week to The Sound and enjoying great Aussie music,” said James.

“I feel like I speak for a lot of people in saying we’ve been waiting for a show like this for a long time. So I’m beyond excited to be a part of The Sound alongside so many of my favourite artists and bands.”

Kate Miller-Heidke

Kate Miller-Heidke / The Sound

Hosts Jane Gazzo and Zan Rowe are joined this week by special guest and 5 time Logie winner Deborah Mailman.

Plus there’ll be a tribute to Brisbane band The Go-Betweens, starring Steve Kilby of The Church, Something For Kate’s Paul Dempsey, Hatchie and Middle Kids.

There’s a special performance for the latest From The Vault segment too, with Hunters & Collectors’ 2009 Sound Relief set to be played back.

The Sound airs each Sunday at 5.30pm on ABC, with catch-up episodes the following Saturday at 12.30pm. The Sound is the creation of  and licensed to the ABC.

Previous episodes of The Sound are now available to watch on ABC’s iView.

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