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Gurrumul, The Polyphonic Spree To Perform During Melbourne Festival

by Paul Cashmere on August 16, 2013

in Live,News

The Melbourne Festival line-up has been revealed with Gurrumul and The Polyphonic Spree, as well as Ireland’s Clannad, Archie Roach and Cody ChestnuTT named to perform over the two week program.

The Melbourne Festival will take place from October 11 to 27.

‘Gurrumul, His Life and Music’ will be performed at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl.

As well as Gurrumul, other artists include Amadou & Marlam’s Eclipse Project, The Cinematic Orchestra with Philharmonic Australia, Yo La Tengo, Active Child, Steve Mason, Creation, Fuck Buttons, Husky, Olafur Arnalds, Cody ChestnuTT, Flight Facilities, WERK, Caitlan Rose, A Celebration of Melbourne Ska.

Declan Forde, Melbourne’s Director of Contemporary Music said, “This year’s program is a response to the depth and variety of music appreciation that you find in Melbourne audiences– the extensive knowledge of quality artists from around the globe, the appetite for new experiences, and the love and respect for local heroes.”

Other acts to perform at the Festival are Foy Vance, British India, Henry Wagons and Strange Tenants.

Full details of the Melbourne Festival can be found at the website. See for full details.

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