Matt Byrne Media presents 'Lest We Forget XI' playing at The Golden Grove Arts Centre on Thursday April 25th at 2pm. Lest We Forget is an Anzac Day Variety show that has been playing for the past 10 years at Shedley Theatre and The Scott Theatre. This year, for its 11th Anniversary, it has a new home at Golden Grove Arts Centre. Matt Byrne said "My father Kevin Byrne was in the Army in WWII and he was 98 when we lost him," he said. "So Lest We Forget XI will be for Dad and everyone at the concert who has lost somebody who served their country."
ANZAC stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. Anzac Day is a national day of remembrance It marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War and with the coming of the Second World War, Anzac Day also served to commemorate the lives of Australians who died in that war. This day commemorates all who served and died in all wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations.
The concert will feature a line up of Adelaide talent including Singer David Gauci, Sandi McMenamin on the Piano, Singer/Guitarist Rick Williams, Musical Theatre star Chris Bussey, Singer/Songwriter Phil Haigh will be joined on guitar by Tim James, Irish Albert, John and Matt Byrne will perform comedy. This show has a little something for everyone.
This show will also give audience members a sneak peek at MBM's July SA Stage Premiere Strictly Ballroom – the Musical featuring a duet from Kurt Benton and Kate Harrison who are playing Scott and Fran and a production number from the whole cast. Matt Bryne said "We'd love to see a big crowd there to remind people that our armed services fought for the freedom we enjoy today." Don't miss your chance to see Lest We Forget XI come to life at The Golden Grove Arts Centre this April.