40up @ Slide

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Featuring Steve Clisby and DJ Steve Ferris


Legendary performers Steve Clisby and Stephen Ferris are making 40+ the new sexy with 40UP, a sizzling new 70s, 80s and 90s dance party concept exclusively for 40-somethings.

40UP will be bigger and better at Sydney’s glamorous Slide Lounge on 24th April with VIP tickets and canape packages on offer.

Featuring live music, DJ sets and vintage music videos, the duo will electrify their fans with a soul-funk revival of classic dance hits from artists like Barry White, Temptations, Michael Jackson, Chic, Sister Sledge, Kool and the Gang, Earth Wind & Fire, Prince and more.

Steve Clisby and Stephen Ferris are true Australian music royalty. Clisby, in his five-decade musical career, has toured and performed around the US, Europe and Australia, and has opened for the likes of Chaka Khan, Kool & The Gang, Tina Turner and Santana. The adopted Aussie hit the charts – and Australian hearts – when he teamed up with judges Seal and Delta Goodrem on The Voice in 2013.

Stephen Ferris’s unique DJ-ing talents stem from four decades of spinning hits, beginning in San Francisco where he formed his lifelong passion for soul, be it fashioned in disco, funk, hip-hop, latin, house, jazz or pop. Ferris has built a cult following in the Sydney club and dance party scene and his DJ supports include Fatboy Slim, Scissor Sisters, Norman Jay and Grace Jones.

In the 40UP Classics show, the duo will fire up the party with live music from Clisby’s five-piece band, Ferris’s show-stopping DJ sets and a line-up of special guests. Each show will be uniquely themed and feature a non-stop backdrop of rare and vintage video footage from the 70s, 80s and 90s.

‘The whole idea is that you can’t even get in unless you’re 40-plus,’says Steve Clisby,’this is how you exercise your right to be over 40 and still party, without worrying about the millennials getting in the way.’.

‘We want to get the 40-plus crowd out to party and have a little fun, it’s an alternative to a seated concert – this is more about the audience’s love affair with the dance floor. Get up, 40UP and dance ! Bring ID’ Clisby said.

‘There’s nothing quite like this in Australia that caters specifically for 40-somethings and baby boomers. It’s all about the original music, the dance era and the fun that surrounded that time, but given a fresh, contemporary feel. This makes being older cool.’

As an added twist, guests will have to prove their age before they can join the party. Anyone younger than 40 can only make it in if they’re accompanied by someone 40-plus.

Clisby-Ferris 40UP Classics is the new all-night dance experience that makes being 40-plus cool; featuring nothing but the music of the 70s, 80s and 90s via live and DJ sets and rare vintage music video. ID required and entry strictly reserved to guests aged 40+ … persons under 40 can only attend when accompanied by someone 40UP!!!

Canape $69.00 (+bf) 
Canapés between 7pm and 9pm Ground floor

VIP $99.00 (+bf) 
Reserved table and seating. VIP canapé package Max 4 per table

Show Only $50.00 (+bf) 
Mezzanine bar area canapés not included

Door Sales $60.00 (+bf) 
On the door sales *subject to capacity

Doors open at 6:30pm. Event finish at midnight.