It was meant to be a celebration for the planned end of Melbourne lockdown this evening, which we know now has been again extended… Hosted by our own Melbourne based Music Editor, Jordan Bakker, it’s an exciting opportunity for readers to finally see him in his element with friends and associates in this special event he produces.
From this kind of adversity many new original works and new releases have been born, evoking inspiration and capturing the perseverance to endure this extended and erratic periods of uncertainty across the country. As such, many of the announcements we made with show openings in the 2020 Theatre season, RNB Fridays, Brisbane Comedy festival other live entertainment experiences have either been rescheduled, re-worked or cancelled all together.
The Songwriters Lounge Virtual Music Festival sends a universal message, that music can never stop playing. The sounds can never stop being heard and that our own creative mojo in keeps flowing regardless of lockdowns or restrictions.
So get excited, pop on some dancing shows, bookmark the streaming links to your SMART TVs, phones and laptops and enjoy the show today following the welcome to country acknowledgement and formalities at 1.30pm today!
Here’s a playlist of who’s performing later today – Listen now
Today’s online event is free and an easy way for you to support an industry of acts like these performers who have endured some of the biggest challenges during the panedemic. While below – a stream, like or save to your playlist is also just as easy a way to support an independent musical act.
Click here for the LIVE STREAM open from 1.30pm Wednesday 11 August unitl 10.30pm – feel free to have it playing in the background in your work-from-home office, while you’re kicking back at home or doing the household chores and support your local independent artists.