After a successful first week, the blackcat lounge season of queer cabaret continues at Marrickville’s Sidetrack Theatre until March 10.
On February 29, local queer singer-songwriter Brett Every — fresh from his win for Best Folk/Jazz/Roots video in the 2011 RightOut TV Awards — will play a special show titled Ten Men in an Hour.

Every will present 10 songs about men, including originals he’s yet to release on CD. Hear his break-up songs Henry and Dear Sidney, a song to a best friend done wrong (If You See Ollie) odes to a doctor (Doctor Joe) and a priest (Brother Taylor), plus a song addressed to a boyfriend’s angry father (Mr Smith).

Every will also use his set to showcase his knack for an impeccably chosen cover — expect to hear his take on Mika’s Billy Brown, Concrete Blonde’s Joey and Bette Midler’s Come Back Jimmy Dean.

Every’s concert is part of a packed program for this second half of the Sidetrack season, including multiple concerts from Lady Sings It Better, who offer feminine reinventions of male-penned songs, and two showings of Homage, in which local LGBTQI musicians play homage to their queer musical heroes.

INFO: www.blackcatproductionsaustralia.wordpress.com

© Star Observer 2020 | For the latest in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) news in Australia, be sure to visit starobserver.com.au daily. You can also read our latest magazines or Join us on our Facebook page and Twitter feed.