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Mac Point Motown Under the Stars

Mac Point Motown Under the Stars + ABC 90 TV Event

30 June 2022  |  7:00 PM  |  Macquarie Point  |  $29 / $35

The ABC turns 90 this year and is inviting all Australians to celebrate the milestone with hosts Zan Rowe, Tony Armstrong and Craig Reucassel in a special live two-hour entertainment television event.


A very special Festival of Voices and Macquarie Point Development Corporation event featuring Marcia Hines and an all-star Tasmanian line-up.

The Mac Point Motown under the Stars has been selected to be part of an ABC national television broadcast event on Thursday 30 June!

Motown at Mac Point…with Marcia!  

The ABC turns 90 this year and is inviting all Australians to celebrate the milestone during its 2 hour television entertainment event ‘ABC 90 Celebrate!’ on Thursday 30 June where it will cross live around the country.

The TV broadcast will feature a performance from the Festival’s Motown Under the Stars event at Macquarie Point, honouring the hit-songs from the Motown Record Corporation including: Son of a Preacher Man, Heard it through the Grapevine and Ain’t No Mountain High Enough

We are so excited for this. Let’s sing and dance the winter night away, under the stars!


Dana Badcock (vd), Belle Richardson, Karaitiana Hemara and Prophecy Mudzingwa

Guest artist: Maria Lurighi

Special guest: Marcia Hines


Andrew Legg (md, keys), Konrad Park (drums), Kevin Cooney (bass), Michael Chater (guitar) and  Dan John (synth)

Choreographer: Claire Thompson

Photographer: Zoe Lowry

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Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
(includes a 15-minute interval)

Motown bar menu

With thanks to

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Accessibility Information

Getting to the venue 


Guide Dogs and service animals are welcome at all FOV events. 


Guide Dogs and service animal facilities 

  • Water bowls will be available at this event upon request. 

 Parenting Space 

  • A space will be available within the Goods Shed for parents to have a quiet place to settle or feed children. This space will be monitored by an accessibility marshal and will be found by signage close to the internal Goods Shed bathrooms. 
  • Inside the parenting room will be access to drinking water, kettle, microwave, and soft furnishings. 

 Trigger warnings:  

  • Moving lights, strobe lighting and haze effects will be present at this event.  
  • 20 small fire pots will be scattered throughout the event viewing/seating space. 



Wheelchair Accessibility: 

  • The main event site is a bitumen carpark that features speed bumps, sporadic loose gravel, and dips. The event site will be well lit to make navigating site easier. 
  • Accessible bathrooms are available inside the Goods Sheds. A ramp is available at the end of the Goods Shed (closest to Evans Street) to access these bathrooms.  
  • An accessible viewing space is available in front of the stage. There is no need to book a space in this area, please make your way to the front of the stage to meet with an accessibility marshal there. 

COVID - 19 Information

Feeling unwell?
Please do not attend this event if you are feeling unwell. It is in the interest of all to stay at home if you have any flu or COVID-19 symptoms. Please review our COVID-19 Ticketing Terms and Conditions here if you are unable to attend for this reason. 

Face masks:
While face masks are not mandatory at any FOV events, you are more than welcome to choose to wear one. Free medical face masks will be available at this event venue entrance upon request. 

Physical Distancing:
This is a free-moving event. Please be mindful of physically distancing from others when moving through this event space. 

Hand hygiene:
Sanitiser will be provided at this venue. Please use thoughtfully. 

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