Cher Just Addressed Those Sydney Mardi Gras Rumours


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Cher has all but confirmed she will be headlining Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras’ 40th anniversary celebrations in March next year.

The 71-year-old performer dropped a big hint at a Mardi Gras appearance in a post on Twitter on Saturday.

“OK… you boys know where I’ll [be] in March,” she tweeted, with a rainbow emoji and the hashtag “Put Some Shrimp on the Barbie”.

Earlier this week, sources told Fairfax Media that Cher was “almost locked in” to perform at the event.

Rumours first began to fly in early December when the singer cryptically tweeted, “Where am I going in March!?”

Mardi Gras organisers wrote on Twitter on Saturday: “We have lots of exciting announcements coming up v soon. It’s going to be an INCREDIBLE NIGHT!”

Thousands are expected to attend the 2018 celebrations, which will mark the 40th anniversary of the 1978 protest march that would become the modern Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.

In May, Cher told her Twitter followers that she was “hoping to do concerts in Australia and New Zealand in 2018,” her first Australian shows since 2005.

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