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Docklands Is Coming To Life With A Weekend Of Free Live Music

Nicole de Souza Nicole de Souza - Staff Writer

Docklands Is Coming To Life With A Weekend Of Free Live Music

Celebrate the live music scene over one enjoyable weekend at The District Docklands. Iconic Aussie singer Daryl Braithwaite and Joe Camilleri & The Black Sorrows Trio will headline the launch of District Live, a new initiative by Docklands. Expect three days of non-stop music across three stages, from Friday November 26 to Sunday November 28.

District Live at Docklands

The District Docklands is about to launch District Live, a series that will start with a weekend of live music, followed by pop-up events and other experiences during the summer. In addition to the headline acts, there will also be local emerging artists, bands and DJs to keep you entertained.

“We are thrilled to launch District Live and provide Melburnians with the ultimate destination for a full day and night out, while also supporting local artists by giving them a place to showcase their work,” said The District Docklands CEO George Karabatsos.

The team at The District Docklands worked with city leaders, local entrepreneurs and local creative talent in order to reinvigorate the city with live music.

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District Live will showcase an inclusive, accessible and diverse line-up of local artists for people of all ages to enjoy. Joe Camilleri & The Black Sorrows Trio will headline the launch on Friday November 26, with support from Scott Darlow and Abbey Stone. After that, Daryl Braithwaite will headline the night on Saturday, with support from Abbey Stone and Tim Henwood.

Both the Garden Stage on Wharf Street and the Event Stage on Star Crescent are non-ticketed. However, you’ll need to sign up for a free ticket in order to access the Main Stage.

Meanwhile, District Live will coincide with exhibition Pasted and Wasted Music Poster Expo. This exhibition features over 800 posters detailing key moments in music history. On top of that, award-winning broadcaster Tracee Hutchinson will run a  Music Talk series on Saturday November 27. Together with other experts, they will explore how the music industry and the role of music posters have changed over the years.

Click here for more information about District Live.
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