Melbourne container bar, Section 8, along with music collectives, Crown Ruler and The Operatives, have joined forces in this mammoth digital festival.
It’s been a couple of years of uncertainty for people in the live entertainment and hospitality industry. That’s why Section 8 is throwing a fundraising digital festival known as Section Aid. Their goal? To provide urgent and practical support to local musicians, artists and hospo workers affected by COVID lockdown restrictions.
This digital festival will stream live from 12pm to 12am on Saturday September 11. During Section Aid, you’ll listen to an array of local artists and DJs performing from their living rooms. The line-up includes artists such as Emma Volard, Elle Shimada and Komang.
Meanwhile, ready-made meals, care packages, EFTPOS cards donated by Pernod Ricard and food delivery vouchers from Deliveroo will be available for music and hospitality workers in need. Furthermore, Dinnerly will also donate $45 from every sign-up that uses the code SECTIONAID from September 11 onwards.
Drop-in centres will also be set up across locations around Melbourne after the Section Aid event. These centres will be available to provide support to musicians or hospo workers.
Keep an eye on Section Aid’s socials for more details about these drop-in centres.
Catch the digital stream on Twitch this Saturday. Meanwhile, Section Aid is currently taking donations to support affected workers on their website.