Kelis to Deliver Keynote at Bigsound 2024 in Australia


Kelis executes at Cross The Tracks Festival 2023 at Brockwell Park on May 28, 2023 in London.

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Kelis, the “Milkshake” master, Le Cordon Bleu- educated cook and writer is heading to the land Down Under, where she will certainly provide a keynote discussion for Bigsound meeting.

On Thursday,Sept 5, the Harlem- birthed musician will certainly provide “an honest conversation on the importance of being authentic and her fearless approach to transformation,” topics that highly line up with the Bigsound 2024 styles, coordinators claim. And later on, on Saturday,Sept 7, she’ll carry out real-time and solely at QLD Music Trails’ Sweet Relief!Music Festival

Twenty- 5 years on from the launch of her 1999 launching workshop cd, Kaleidoscope, and 21 years on from her industrial outbreak LP Tasty, Kelis has actually increased her collection right into food preparation, helming a number of specials on Netflix and in other places and penciling her very own recipe book, “My Life on a Plate.”

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Set forSept 3– 6 in Brisbane, the 2032 Olympic city, Bigsound’s meeting and display extravaganza “lights up the heart of the Fortitude Valley each year with a flurry of music lovers, brilliant minds and world class performers,” remarks Kris Stewart, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER of QMusic and Bigsound, which is joining QLD Music Trails to bring Kelis toAustralia

“It’s a pleasure to get to partner with QLD Music Trails,” includes Stewart,” to give the city a person that includes all these points and even more, Kelis, wherefore will definitely be an amazing Keynote speech and celebration efficiency.”

Kelis has actually landed 7 tunes on the Billboard Hot 100, led by Tasty cut “Milkshake,” among lots of very early recordings she developed with The Neptunes’ Pharrell andChad Hugo “Milkshake” came to a head atNo 3.

Also, 5 Kelis cds have actually affected the Billboard 200 graph, consisting of a leading 10 for 2006’s Kelis Was Here, which came to a head atNo 10.

At the 2024 version of Bigsound, Kelis signs up with formerly introduced keynote speaker Amy Taylor, vocalist with ARIA Award- winning hard rock act Amyl & &The Sniffers, plus a schedule of global audio speakers consisting of Korda Marshall (Mushroom Group), Bradly Palmer (Concord Music Publishing), Elliott Lefko (AEG/ Goldenvoice).

The occasion is sustained by the Queensland federal government via Tourism and Events Queensland, and exists by Oztix and Brick Lane.



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