A massive all-First Nations lineup has been announced for outdoor concert Treaty Day Out, which will rock Shepparton on February 26.
Yothu Yindi, Archie Roach, Briggs, Electric Fields, Mo’ju, No Fixed Address, Alice Skye, Marlon X Rulla, Scott Darlow, Madi Colville Walker and Wulumbarra are all heading to Shepparton for the massive one-day festival.
Held at the Aboriginal community-run Rumbalara Football Netball Club, there will also be craft stalls, activities, a vaccination van, food trucks and more.
The key takeaways
- Treaty Day Out is a one-day festival featuring an all First Nations lineup
- It’s being held on Saturday 26 February 2022
- It takes place at the Rumbalara Football Netball Club in Shepparton
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It’s all to progress the movement towards a Victorian treaty and will coincide with a by-election in which First Nations people in the state’s north-east will choose who will represent them in the Treaty process.
The event is being held by the First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria, and will feature one of the finest Australian music lineups to grace a stage this year, with hometown stars Archie Roach and Briggs set to receive a very special reception.
Co-Chair of the First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria, and proud Nira illim bulluk man of the Taungurung nation, Marcus Stewart, said after such a tough couple of years in Victoria, it was time to celebrate.
Co-Chair of the First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria, and proud Nira illim bulluk man of the Taungurung nation, Marcus Stewart, said it was a time to celebrate.
“What a line up! From established musical heroes to cutting-edge new talent, the day will have something for everyone. We’re really excited to be back out in community and celebrating our culture and music again,” he said.
Victorian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are enrolled with the Assembly will be given free entry to the concert. Non-Aboriginal people and those who aren’t enrolled will be able to purchase tickets for $50.