A new panel discussion about music activism, and a screening of the Tote documentary, hits the Toff In Town next Monday.
On Monday 28 May, The Toff In Town hosts a Toff Talk about the state of music activism in Australia, with an audience Q&A and a screening of the documentary Persecution Blues – the Battle for the Tote.
The discussion will be MCed by music identity and Cherry Bar honcho James Young, and will feature Kate Shaw from Melbourne University, Helen Marcou from the Save Live Australian Music organization, and Councillor Ken Ong Chairman of Future Melbourne Planning Committee.
They promise a sprited chat about the “biggest issues facing live music in Melbourne, principally planning and new residential developments”.
It runs for an hour from 7.30pm. The documentary screens from 8:30pm. It’ll take place at the Toff In Town on level two of Curtain House, 252 Swanston Street Melbourne. Check out the Facebook event page here.
Check out our chat with Helen Marcou and Quincy McLean from SLAM below.