Katy Perry performing free concert to honor Australian firefighters | The Music Universe

Pop star will perform in Victoria, Australia

International superstar Katy Perry will perform in a free concert to thank emergency services and give back to the bushfire affected communities in Victoria, Australia. The show gratitude, Fight On is being staged on Wednesday, March 11th in the beautiful bush setting Pioneer Park in the city Bright during sunset.

The concert has been made possible thanks to Visit Victoria – the tourism board for Victoria, Australia – and the ICC T20 World Cup in partnership with TEGDainty, 160over90, Ticketek and the Brighter Days Festival, which has provided full use their event infrastructure for the concert.

Fight on will give communities the chance to come together after recent bushfires and will show the rest Australia and the world that Victoria is resilient and welcoming visitors.

“As a native Southern Californian, I know firsthand the devastation wildfire across my home communities and was particularly heartbroken by the Australian bushfires,” Perry says in a statement. “Australia has always given me so much love and support, so Fight On is one way to return that love and help provide a little bit joy to a country that’s given me so much joy.”

“Not only will Katy Perry’s performance at Fight On boost community spirits, it will also help us to rebuild by showing the world that Victoria is safe, open and ready to welcome visitors,” shares Interim CEO Visit Victoria Brendan McClements.

Tickets to the performance will be allocated to bushfire-affected communities through local municipalities and emergency services agencies.

Emergency services personnel who worked fighting fires, in Incident Control Centers, Relief Centers and the State Control Center are all invited to attend with family members welcome, too.

Visit Victoria is the principal tourism and events company for Victoria, Australia. The organization is dedicated to growing Victoria’s visitor economy by marketing to visitors from within the state, across Australia and around the world, and attracting sporting, cultural and business events for the state’s world-class events calendar.