Sophie Ellis-Bexto, Kiddy Smile and more added to Summer Camp festival lineup
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02.08.2022

Sophie Ellis-Bexto, Kiddy Smile and more added to Summer Camp festival lineup

Summer Camp

Summer Camp Festival grows even bigger with UK pop singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor, French DJ Kiddy Smile, DJ Jodie Harsh, and French music producer and singer Coucou Chloé added to the lineup.

The third release tickets go on sale 11am Thursday, August 4 for Eora and Naarm. The biggest multi-city ticketed LGBTQIA+ event in the southern hemisphere, according to its organisers, will bring a celebration of freedom and diversity to Sydney’s Centennial Park on Saturday November 5, with Melbourne upscaling to the Velodrome on Saturday November 12 due to popular demand.

Selling more than two million copies of her debut album, Sophie Ellis-Bextor is no stranger to the stage. Following her chart-topping track ‘Murder on the Dancefloor’, Ellis-Bextor teamed up with Italian DJ Spiller adding vocals to his track ‘Groovejet (If This Ain’t Love)’ which entered the UK charts at number one. Over the years the English songstress has become the club favourite for a generation, collaborating with the biggest DJs including Bob Sinclair, The Freemasons and Armin Van Buren. After performing weekly during lockdown, Ellis-Bextor created ‘Kitchen Disco which reached 40 million viewers.

Summer Camp Festival 2022 lineup

Saturday, 5th November – Centennial Parklands, Sydney
Saturday, 12th November – Velodrome, Melbourne

Years & Years (UK)
Big Freedia (USA)
Sophie Ellis Bextor (UK)
Coucou Chloe (UK)
Jodie Harsh (UK)
Kiddy Smile (FR)
Cub Sport
The Veronicas
Ladyhawke (NZ)
Kinder
Jessb (NZ)
Djanaba
Tanzer

Stay up to date with what’s happening in and around Melbourne here.

Famous for her trademark blonde beehive and thumping sets at clubs and festivals, the iconic London DJ Jodie Harsh will host a takeover of the dance tent at Summer Camp this November. Her beats can be heard in remixes with A-listers such as Beyonce, Fergie, Cher and Justin Timberlake.

The extravagant French DJ and most recently Drag Race France judge, DJ Kiddy Smile – aka the ‘French Prince of Voguing’ – will be an unmissable experience as he takes to the stage for the first time in Australia. A face of the Vogueing and Ballroom scene, developing the sound identity for Balmain, Smile has also collaborated with Alexander Wang, Balenciaga, Versace and more.

A founding member of the influential NUXXE collective alongside Sega Bodega and Shygirl, and known for dark glamour and twisted romance, high fashion and emotional voyeurism, London-based French music producer and singer Coucou Chloé will bring her high energy to the Sydney and Melbourne stages.

Each state will host official after-parties to continue the music, love and hype. In Sydney, Summer Camp will take over the newly launch Liberty Hall in Entertainment Quarter, and The Industrique Warehouse in Melbourne. Tickets will only be available to Summer Camp attendees and will go on sale in September.

Summer Camp’s Festival Sydney and Melbourne’s third release tickets will be back on sale for the public from 11am Thursday, August 4 2022 from the website here.