22 December, 2020
The Live at the Bowl program embraces country and culture with events that celebrate First Nations peoples. Discover the diverse talent of Indigenous artists in the first line-up announcement, with four incredible events in January.
Live at the Bowl opened on Friday 8 January with a Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony. Thank you to special guests Boon Wurrung Elder N'arweet Carolyn Briggs and Wurundjeri Elder Aunty Diane Kerr, and to performers Allara, Brent Watkins and the Djirri Djirri dancers.
Opening Night celebrations for Live at the Bowl
Club DJ and designer Soju Gang brings you SorBaes – a community summer party not to be missed. House band Pataphysics will set the pace, while BARKAA and Kobi Spice bring the heat, before an electrifying performance from POOKIE. Featuring blistering DJ sets from C.FRIM, MAI and Soju Gang herself.
Singer-songwriter Mo’Ju (formerly Moju Juju) brings her mesmerising voice and powerful energy for a unique collaboration with Orchestra Victoria. This special one-off performance will showcase Mo’Ju’s soulful catalogue of music, with larger than life orchestral backing under the stars.
As Victoria’s longest-running Aboriginal music festival, Share the Spirit celebrates the survival of Australia’s First Nations people. Experience a day of live music, art and culture for all ages. This family-friendly event showcases the wonderful and diverse talent of the Aboriginal arts community, with an exciting line-up to be announce in early January!
Share the Spirit
A very special performance, part protest, part celebration. Witness this show-stopping collaboration of voice, movement and change, featuring Marliya Choir, Emma Donovan, The Cat Empire’s Felix Rebil and Ollie McGill, with special guests.
The land on which the Melbourne Arts Precinct and Arts Centre Melbourne sit has long been a place of gathering, storytelling, song, ceremony, celebration and commemoration for First Nations people. The People of the Kulin Nations have gathered on the site for thousands of years and continue to do so today. We pay our respects to their Elders – past, present and future.