The likes of Baker Boy, Ziggy Ramo, King Stingray, Christine Anu, Budjerah, and far more have lined up for the inaugural Very first & Eternally occasion. Organised in partnership with Mushroom Team, the Victorian Govt, and Undesirable Apples Songs, the day-extensive festival celebrates Blak excellence and Initial Nations culture and songs.
Announced right now, Very first & Endlessly will acquire area at The Collecting Position at Hanging Rock in Victoria on Sunday, 27th November. The lineup for the function was curated by Bad Apples Music founder, rapper, and author Briggs, and is a variety of some of the major Initially Nations artist in the country today.
The First & Forever pageant has announced the lineup for its debut event:
The seeds for the Initially & Without end thought had been to start with sown subsequent an come across between Briggs and late Mushroom founder Michael Gudinski AM. “For several years I’d had an plan for a First Nations-led modern day songs festival, a little something awesome and boutique that was really about the songs and lifestyle,” Briggs recalled.
“When Gudinski referred to as me about a similar plan he’d had, we identified this truly collaborative operating romance,” he additional. We each experienced a passionate technique to Melbourne, Victorian new music, and amplifying Blakfellas’ tales. MG bought the ball rolling. After he handed, the ball was in my court docket. I had to acquire it dwelling.”
“My very last discussion with Michael just around a 7 days in advance of he died was backstage at Archie [Roach’s] live performance,” added Paul Kelly, who supported Briggs in the curation of the function. “[MG] was bubbling with ideas for a new job, a major concert with headlining Initial Nations artists … he urged me to get included. I reported no to Michael lots of moments about the several years and I reported yes loads. I’m glad I stated indeed this final time.”
Having location on the lands of the Dja Wurrung, Taungurung, and Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung persons, functionality at the event will also take place on the Uncle Archie Stage. Named in honour of late musician Archie Roach with the blessing of his Basis, it aims to celebrate and foster the legacy and generation of new music by Very first Nations artists.
To start with & Forever
- Baker Boy
- Jessica Mauboy
- King Stingray
- Thelma Plum
- Alice Skye
- Busby Marou
- Christine Anu
- Dan Sultan
- Electric Fields
- Emma Donovan
- Tasman Keith
- Ziggy Ramo
- Jess Hitchcock
- Kardajala Kirridarra
- Kobie Dee
- + Extra
Dates & Venue
- Sunday, 27th November – The Collecting Spot, Hanging Rock, VIC
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