An incredible line up of music, art and more…
Join us for Wyndham’s inaugural Indigenous music festival on Saturday 1 June, with an all-star line-up including powerhouse rapper Briggs, indie darling Alice Skye, MC Philly, DRMNGNOW, Pirritu (Brett Lee) and Maylene, so come join in, dance up a storm and connect with community.
Presented as part of National Reconciliation Week, this free all-ages gig will celebrate Indigenous talent, strength and resilience, from 4pm – 8pm at Encore Events Centre, Hoppers Crossing.
Brought to you by Wyndham City this is a fully supervised, alcohol and smoke-free event.
Parental supervision is required for young people under the age of 12, with a coarse language warning.
Admission is free – with registrations essential! Book Now
Your ticket will also include a free meal voucher which can be used at the onsite kiosk and Indigenous food truck. You’ll receive your meal voucher on entry, with presentation of your ticket.
+ The Line Up
Powerhouse rapper, comedian, writer Briggs has been a household name for many years, touring alongside the likes of Ice Cube, Ice T, 50 Cent, The Hilltop Hoods and Paul Kelly. With three solo albums, 2017’s multi-award winning A.B Original record Reclaim Australia and his latest single racing up the charts, Briggs is certain to bring the house down!
Briggs will be joined by fresh new talent Alice Skye, a singer-songwriter and Wergaia woman, making waves with her dreamlike melodies (Winner of the 2018 Triple J Unearthed/National Indigenous Music Award).
Support acts will also include hip hop sensation, MC Philly who is continuing to go from strength to strength following the release of his debut EP Dreamchaser and recognition as ‘New Talent of the Year’ in the National Indigenous Music Awards.
You’ll also be able to catch the heady, hip hop beats of Yorta Yorta artist DRMNGNOW, with his captivating fusion of hip-hop, soul lyricism and singing in language, along with the earthy folk sounds of Ngiyaampaa artist, Pirritu (Brett Lee) and haunting ballads from emerging singer songwriter, Maylene.
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
- Persons under the age of 12 are required to have adult supervision. Please note there is a coarse language warning for this event.
What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?
- There is free car parking at the venue. For public transport options, plan your journey via https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/
Do I have to print my ticket for the event?
- Your Eventbrite ticket is required for entrance. Please present either your printed or electronic ticket (ticket via phone/email) at the door.
What food is available?
- There will be an onsite food kiosk and Indigenous food truck providing a free meal for all ticket-holders, with halal/vegan options available. You will receive your meal voucher on entry, with presentation of your ticket.
- Free water will be available with multiple water dispensers. Water bottles are not permitted.
- Live streaming or broadcasting of the artists is not permitted. Commercial photography is not permitted without prior permission from Wyndham City Council. Drones are not permitted at this event.
- A Council photographer will be taking some happy snaps on the day! We’ll share these on our social media and website. If you prefer not to be photographed, just let our photographer and/or our event staff know on the day.
- There will be First Aid services onsite.
- There will be toilets located within the event site including accessible facilities.
Stallholders and Activities
- Headspace, North Melbourne: The Huddle, VicUni, Spark Health, Gammin Threads, Haus of Dizzy, WEstJustice, Peggy Edwards with arts and crafts.
- We encourage you to pick up an ID wristband at the entrance, so we can quickly reunite you should you lose your child during the event. All lost children will be brought to the reception area.
- An ATM will NOT be onsite (Eftpos available for merchandise purchasing).
- Pets are not permitted at the event, with the exception of service animals.
- This is an alcohol-free event
- Smoking is not permitted within the event.
- This is an all-ages event, with no pass-outs, to ensure that this event provides local young people with an opportunity to attend and enjoy live music in a secure and safe environment.
As a condition of entry, Council requires that attendees behave in a safe, responsible and courteous manner at all times and follow any reasonable direction given by a Council officer or authorised Event Security Personnel. Please note there may be bag checks on arrival.
- Attendees are responsible for all personal property taken into the event and must not leave bags unattended. Council reserves the right to remove an