Jimmy Barnes will headline the NRL’s grand final entertainment as part of an ensemble of acts showcasing top Australian artists.
The pre-game show will include “Barnsey”, Diesel and special guest Josh Teskey, alongside award-winning Indigenous singer-songwriter Emma Donovan.
Breakout Eurovision star Sheldon Riley will provide Accor Stadium with a cinematic performance, while Australian hip-hop legends Bliss n Eso (featuring JOY.) will perform their hit Moments, paying tribute to the game’s retiring players.
The NRL has opted to go local with its line-up to support the Australian music industry following the Covid shutdowns. The result is a return to the NRL stage for Barnes, who has previously performed on rugby league’s biggest day.
“Grand final day is a chance for us to all come together and celebrate with the best of the best,” Barnes said.
“I can’t wait to perform…