Flash Nat has winning knack

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Flash Nat will be headlining on the stage on Broome Cup Day after the races.
Camera IconFlash Nat will be headlining on the stage on Broome Cup Day after the races. Credit: Supplied

If you thought the Broome Cup was just about the races, think again.

After what is set to be a long day of racing, fashion and betting, punters will be able to let off some steam and dance the night away after the final race of the season.

Perth-based cover band Flash Nat will be taking the stage at the Broome Turf Club and are set to perform “a bit of everything”.

Vocalist Natalia Eggett said Flash Nat was all about being that band that could cater to audiences of all ages.

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“We definitely try to cater to the younger generation by performing recent chart-topping hits and we cater to the older generation by performing Australian rock or disco so we definitely try to play a bit of everything,” she said.

“I actually find these sort of gigs at the races the hardest to do because it’s such a diverse crowd that you can’t really pigeon-hole into one genre. Our concept is to be the band that plays whatever you want.”

Flash Nat previously performed at Divers Tavern during the 2018 Broome Cup weekend, while fellow Perth-based act Daren Reid & The Soul City Groove performed at the Turf Club. “This year, it’s like we rotated with Daren,” Ms Eggett said.

“We had a massive show at Divers last year when we were expecting it to be quiet because it was after the races.

“It was like a festival.”

Ms Eggett said Flash Nat will be bringing their entire repertoire to the Broome Cup after struggling to narrow it down to a specific set-list.

“We’re hoping everyone will be ready to let loose and party, especially those that had a win,” she said.

“We’ll probably play a few anthems for everyone to sing along to but we mainly want to unpredictable.

“We don’t want to be the kind of band that people would know what to expect already, we want to jump around different genres, keep people dancing and be a little different.”

The Broome Cup will also bring about a reunion for the band after their original vocalist moved to Broome and will join them on stage.

Flash Nat will be just one of several bands playing on Broome Cup Day with other acts performing at different venues around town, providing plenty of opportunities for everyone to let their hair down.

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