Having just been named Australia’s number one suburb for songwriters, it is fitting that a stellar lineup has just been announced for the festival. The two-week long festival celebrates Brunswick’s cultural diversity with acts from across the globe taking over Brunswick Town Hall as well as many other venues.
Newly announced acts include Archie Roach and Radical Son, The Bon Scotts, Charles Jenkins & the Amateur Historians, The Chipolatas, Chris While and Julie Matthews, Coco De Mer, Delaney Davidson, Grand Salvo, Jazz Party, Peter Combe, Trouble in the Kitchen, Whitetop Mountaineers, L-Fresh the Lion, and the join the initially outstanding Buffy Sainte-Marie, Maru Tarang, Ross and Jarlath, Soley, DJ Spooky, Depedro, Margaret Leng Tan, Sharon Shannon, Bombino, Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas, The Black Sorrows, The Bushwhackers, and Lou Bennett.
Archie Roach, powerful voice for Indigenous Australians and beloved singer/songwriter, as well as one of the nation’s greatest storytellers, is joined by Radical Son, the roots and soul sensation, for two concerts over the festival. The first concert is on March 14th at Brunswick Town Hall, and the second is at CERES Environment Park on March 15th.
L-Fresh the Lion is an exciting addition to the festival, having been named by theMusic.com as one of Australia’s top 5 artists. L-Fresh joins the program of events taking place at Howler and performs on March 6th.
The Brunswick Music Festival is still the only inner city festival of folk, roots, and world music in Australia making it a truly unique experience. The festival kicks off on March 1st with the Sydney Road Street Party and rolls out over the next two weeks in a celebration of everything that encapsulates the spirit of the City of Moreland.
More information about the festival can be found at brunswickmusicfestival.com.au