British DJ/producer and one-third of The xx, Jamie xx, will be headlining a climate change concert in Sydney next week.
He'll be joined by the likes of The Avalanches and Midnight Juggernauts, who will be both playing DJ sets, as well as performances by Heaps Gay Friends, Ptwiggs and Deep Faith.
The gig, which will take place on March 14th at Hordern Pavillion, is for a good cause, with all proceeds going to ClientEarth and Immersive Climate Education.
Jamie xx says that he's looking forward to coming back to Australia. “I’ve spent a lot of time in Australia over the past decade and each time I come I’m inspired to make music.”
“I’m always blown away by its awe-inspiring nature, the unrivalled friendliness of its people and the quality of its Doofs. The loss it’s suffered has been a blow to people all around the world, so it felt only right to come back this year and help raise money through this party.
“The work ClientEarth are doing to stop the building of future coal fired power stations will hugely cut the planet’s carbon emissions and will help to slow the devastating effects of global warming.”
The Avalanches' Tony Diblasi agreed, saying, “The world can’t stand by and go about business as usual, while the planet suffers. Practices like coal power, that we now know are so harmful to the environment, have to be stopped and replaced with green alternatives.
“We have the means to make this possible right now! We must act to try and reverse the effects of climate change before it’s too late for our home, planet earth.’’
You can find out more about the concert here.