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Callea to headline Playford carols

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Callea to headline Playford carols
Published 5 November 2017
Santa’s Workshop elves are busy preparing for one of Australia’s finest vocalists to grace the Playford Community Christmas Carols stage this December.

Santa’s Workshop elves are busy preparing for one of Australia’s finest vocalists to grace the Playford Community Christmas Carols stage this December.

ARIA Award winner Anthony Callea will wow crowds with his powerful, passionate and pure voice, singing your favourite Christmas carols and some debut singles at Fremont Park.

Joining Callea will be Adelaide singer/songwriter Rachael Leahcar, who will stun the Playford community with her dynamic range and powerful performance.Warming up the audience will be Adelaide's leading gospel choir, Gospo Collective, which is bringing its 14-piece vocal ensemble of African rhythm meets western harmony.

There will be plenty of entertainment for the kids, with variety shows from Boomstars, the Amazing Drumming Monkeys and Ellie Elf.

City of Playford Mayor Glenn Docherty said the 2017 Playford Community Christmas Carols is set to be the biggest yet.

“It will be an evening jam-packed with quality entertainment, with some of Australia’s and Adelaide’s top performers for the whole family to enjoy,” Mayor Docherty said.

“We can’t wait to get in the festive spirit and celebrate the wonderful year it has been here in Playford.”

The evening will end under the stars with a visit from the big man in red and a fireworks spectacular.

So it’s time to warm up your vocal cords ready to sing the night away at the Playford Community Christmas Carols on Saturday, 2 December.

Playford Community Carols: Saturday, 2 December; Fremont Park, Elizabeth.

Pre-carols entertainment (4.30pm to 6.30pm)

• Children's activities with balloon-making, face-painting and air-brushing

• Life. Be in it activities, including volleyball, frisbee goals, stilts and much more

• Children performers: Ellie Elf and the Amazing Drumming Monkeys

• Local performers Official carols program (6.30pm to 9.30pm)

• Anthony Callea

• Rachael Leahcar

• Gospo Collective

• Boomstars

• Visit from Santa Claus

• Fireworks spectacular