Photographer: Krista Melsom
Photographer: Krista Melsom
Double J’s BANG ON is heading to Melbourne for our first ever live show in the city!
Join co-hosts Zan Rowe & Myf Warhurst as they transform their weekly podcast for a live audience at Darebin’s Music Feast, hosted at the Thornbury Theatre on Sunday October 21. Now in its 22nd year, Darebin Music Feast encompass 120 events across 26 different venues, thoughtfully curated to showcase a diverse swathe of artists and musicians.
Zan & Myf say “Ever since we did our live show in Sydney last year as part of Yack Festival, people have been asking ‘When are you going to bring it to Melbourne?’. Now, we’ve finally been able to make it happen, and at a beautiful venue… We don’t want to spoil it, but let’s just say we have some very fun things planned.”
Watch all the action unfold from 3pm as they bang on about the week’s biggest stories in music, art, life and stuff. If it’s anything like Bang On Live in Sydney last November, it’ll bring the Bang Fam together from across the country for farshun, laughs and surprises galore. You can listen back here – http://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/bangon/ep42-bonus/9260048
Special guests to be announced.
Myf and Zan will also be speaking at OzPod in Melbourne in October about all things Bang On. OzPod is the ABC’s Podcast Conference, a one-day event taking place in Melbourne on Wednesday 17 October at ACMI, Melbourne – book tickets at http://www.abc.net.au/events/ozpod/
BANG ON LIVE
Sunday, October 21
Thornbury Theatre, Melbourne
For ticket info – https://thornburytheatre.oztix.com.au/Default.aspx?Event=93185
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Photographer: David Jackson
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Continue reading Bootleg Rascal – Mercy (Official Video)
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Continue reading The 2018 & Twenty-sixth Annual Falls Festival Line-up Is Here!
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