The Australian Open have just announced their music programme for the inaugural AO Finals Festival, set to take place on the last three days of Australian Open 2023.
The Finals Festival kicks off in Kia Arena on Friday 27 January coinciding with the sixth edition of the Glam Slam presented by Ralph Lauren and will feature ‘Absolutely Everybody’ singer Vanessa Amorosi, Montaigne and Melbourne based DJ Bertie. The Glam Slam is the world’s largest LGBTQI+ tennis event and attracts players from around the world.
On women’s final day, Saturday 28 January, New Zealand’s BENEE will take to the stage, along with Thelma Plum, Winston Surfshirt and CC:DISCO!
On men’s final day, Sunday 29 January the lineup will feature Flight Facilities, brother sister duo Lastlings, Forest Claudette and Willo.
Fans who buy a ground pass or Rod Laver Arena stadium ticket on any of the three days can upgrade to enter Kia Arena for the Finals Festival for an extra $5. Alternatively music fans who wish to just attend the Finals Fest can purchase a ticket for just $34 for each session.
Soak up the Happy Slam vibes across Melbourne Park with music and the city’s best food and beverages. Plus, with massive screens indoors and out, you’re set for every second of the finals, right down to championship point.
The Finals Festival lineup has been curated by the Australian Open in association Untitled Group, the largest independent music promoter in Australia and the masterminds behind festivals such as Pitch Music & Arts, Grapevine Gathering, Wildlands, For The Love, Ability Fest & more.
“The Finals Festival will be an incredible way to wrap up what is shaping up as a spectacular AO23,” Australian Open Tournament Director Craig Tiley said.
“It’s an exciting new initiative for the AO, which has always led the way with music and entertainment alongside the world-class tennis. The Finals Festival also gives us the opportunity to showcase our newest stadium, Kia Arena, in a unique new way.”
Tickets on sale now. Visit http://ausopen.com/finalsfestival for tickets and more information.
Friday Jan 27 – Glam Slam presented by Ralph Lauren
Saturday Jan 28 – Women’s Finals
Sunday Jan 29 – Men’s Finals