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Saturday 3rd June, 2017  

12pm - 5pm

ROCK FOR RECONCILIATION

Narana Aboriginal Cultural Centre invites music lovers to come together and Rock For Reconciliation at this years' Narana Unplugged III event to be held on Saturday 3rd June from 12noon - 5pm at Narana Aboriginal Cultural Centre, 410 SurfCoast Hwy, Grovedale.

In 2017, during National Reconciliation Week (NRW) running 27 May – 3 June, we reflect on two significant anniversaries in Australia’s reconciliation journey – 50 years since the 1967 referendum, and 25 years since the historic Mabo decision.

As we commemorate these significant milestones, we ask all Australians to be a part of the next big steps in our nation’s Reconciliation Journey.

Narana Unplugged III  features the talents of; 

Benny Walker

Alice Skye

Nathan Seeckts 

Rach Brennan

Lyndon Morgan

PLUS special guests

The Deadly Dancers

The event is part of Narana’s efforts to engage with the local community in new ways and share Narana’s ethos of “Listening & Learning” to a wider audience.

As a non-for-profit enterprise Narana continues to support local musicians & create opportunities for positive dialogue and action on issues of National Reconciliation.

Narana Unplugged III  is an All Ages, Alcohol Free event, offering gig goers exposure to a mix of well-known and up & coming acts performing Live & Stripped back utilising Narana’s unique Boomerang Stage to showcase a diverse range of musical styles & influences.

Tickets are just $20 available from Narana’s Retail Shop ONSALE NOW & will be available on the day with free entry for kids under. The affordable entry price makes it a perfect day out for families. With plenty of open space, visitors are encouraged to pack a picnic rug and camp chairs and immerse themselves in the total Narana Experience.

 

 

Bennny Walker

A Yorta Yorta man from Echuca Benny Walker is the real deal and a star in the making. His debut album 'Sinners and Saints' sling-shot Benny into the limelight, landing him 4 Nationonal Indigenous Music Awards nominations in 2013.

In 2016 he gained another 4 NIMA noms for New Talent of the Year, Best Song, Best Cover art and Best film clip for Oh No You Don’t. This song heralded a new direction in sound and shot to No.1 on the AMRAP charts.

Benny closed out 2016 on a winning streak when he took home the gong for Best Aboriginal Act at The Age Music Victoria Music Awards 2016 last November as well as deadly performance at NaranaFest. Keep an eye out for a new EP set for release this May...

 

alice skye

Alice Skye is a singer/songwriter, Wergaia woman and universal little sister. Now living in Melbourne, home to Alice Skye is country Victoria. Growing up aside the Grampians and no shortage of inspiration – music was unavoidable. It’s just her and her piano.

With influences such as Missy Higgins, Regina Spektor and Mazzy Star. Alice uses the pairing of vocals and piano and has a true passion for the songwriting process. 

2016 was a busy year for Alice gaining rotation on Triple J Unearthed , as well as being one of 8 winners of  CAAMA Music's  Alukura Songwriting Competition, culminating in the release of her first single 'You Are the Mountains' as part of the Alukura compilation...

 
 

nathan seeckts

Acoustic folk story-teller Nathan Seeckts creates sing-a-long tales filled with memorable characters and engaging storlines; Inspired by artists such as Paul Kelly, Ben Nichols & Bruce Springsteen.

Nathan's songs have graced many stages across Australia on the back of his latest self released solo project 'A Man Possessed' which perfectly showcases his heartfelt narratives which speak loudly of personal experiences.

Having completed a run of dates on a  North American tour in 2016, Nathan makes a welcome return to the Boomerang Stage...

 
 

RACH BRENNAN

Local Geelong Folk songstress Rach Brennan, strives to create something that resonates and connects with all listeners, whether performing solo or when joined by her lively band of lads.

The 24-year-old singer songwriter echo’s her fathers Irish sing-alongs with playful and percussive based ditties that have audiences on their feet.

Rach has shared her stories through energetic and noteworthy performances at the likes of The Port Fairy Folk Festival, Queenscliff Music Festival in both 2015 & 2016...

 

 
 

lyndon morgan

Lyndon Arthur Morgan is a proud Ngintait (pronounced ning-tay) - Waddi Waddi man from Swan Hill in North West Victoria.

His love for “Didge Life”, as he calls it, has transformed a hobby into a true passion which has quickly seen him become an in demand Yidaki / Didgeridoo artist.

Lyndon’s Didgeridoo journey began in 2014 and as his passion for his instrument of choice has continued to grow so have his skills as a craftsman and teacher...

 
 

PLUS SPECIAL GUESTS

THE DEADLY DANCERS

 
 

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Narana is a Non-For-Profit Organisation Committed to National Reconciliation