Vaude in the Ville swansong
A MINIATURE vaudeville festival will bring music, dance and creativity to the CBD tonight.
Vaude in the Ville is a vaudeville masquerade ball to mark the end of an era for one seven- piece band. Band of Dawn frontwoman Kimberley Dawn Lysons is moving south and the event marks her last show in Townsville.
Ms Lysons said they would fit a variety of acts into the evening and they encouraged people to come dressed in costume.
“We want everyone’s creativity to run wild with that theme,” she said. “Circus, burlesque, steampunk, mad- hatter, gypsy ... anything goes.”
The evening will include music, dance performances, aerial silks, body painting and even fire twirling.
Ms Lyson said she was moving to focus on her health and write and record new music.
“The hardest thing about leaving Townsville was saying goodbye to my beautiful music students at Townsville Grammar,” she said.
“I have been so lucky to teach such incredible little people over the past few years of being back in my hometown. I left all of my students with a promise though — that I will write and dedicate a song to them on my next album.”
Vaude in the Ville will be held at the Old Courthouse Theatre on Sturt St from 6.30pm. The entry fee is $ 10.
ANYTHING GOES: David Pincott, Liam O'Kane, Rike Wolf, Kimberley Dawn Lysons, Tilly Jane, Debie Curd and Mark Hillman will perform in Vaude in the Ville tonight at the Old Courthouse Theatre, Sturt St.