Uncle Archie Roach, Alice Skye and Troy Cassar-Daly are amongst a number of Aussie artists collaborating in a particular Vic NAIDOC live-stream occasion this weekend. The occasion, entitled Always Was, Always Will Be, will happen this Saturday, July 11.
The organisers of Vic NAIDOC week unveiled the lineup as we speak (July 8). As properly as its prestigious headliners, the invoice options the likes of Djirri Djirri, Lady Lash, Scott Darlow, Mau Power, Allara, One Fire Aboriginal Dance Company, Brent Watkins, Jason Tamiru and Jesse Rotumah-Gardiner.
Hosted by comedians Shiralee Hood and Dion Williams, messages will even be given by Elders N’arweet Dr Carolyn Briggs AM, Aunty Alice Kolasa, Aunty Pam Pederson and Uncle Shane Clarke.
Always Was, Always Will Be will probably be a two-hour showcase, happening at Melbourne’s Hamer Hall.
Due to the impacts of coronavirus, National NAIDOC Week has been postponed till November. The official Vic NAIDOC week has been moved to happen later this yr. However, organisers have stated that holding an occasion comparable to Always Was, Always Will Be
In place of official stay programming is a schedule of specifically curated digital content material at the moment underway and working till Sunday July 12.
In addition to the opposite occasions scheduled, the Australian Music Vault has curated a particular Spotify playlist of all artists featured this week. Listen to it beneath.
Catch the Vic NAIDOC Always Was, Always Will Be concert stay through Youtube and Facebook on Saturday July 11 from 6.30pm AEDT.