Label: Liberation Records
Manager: Jill Shelton Management
Bio: Archie Roach is a truly gifted and inspiring talent. Born at Framlingham Aboriginal mission, Warrnambool in south western Victoria, Archie was taken from his family at an early age as part of the notorious 'stolen generation'.
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Experience a wonderful night of soul, gospel and uniquely Australian stories when the legendary Archie Roach brings all the joy and exuberance of Into the Bloodstream to The Amphitheatre. This uplifting and life-affirming night of music from Australia’s most beloved songman is the perfect ending to this year’s Darwin Festival. Archie Roach is a beloved, respected and admired Aboriginal singer/songwriter with a voice and sensibility that is this country’s most important songline. His warm words and timeless tunes have inspired a nation, but in recent years he has faced great hardship, with the death of his beloved partner Ruby Hunter and his major health issues. Yet this chaos, pain and uncertainty has, through Archie’s rich, determined spirit, led to his most positive and celebratory suite of music yet – the powerful and poignant Into the Bloodstream. Infused with majestic gospel and soul stirrings, this inspiring show is in many ways the story of Archie’s life – spanning his childhood, his stolen years and his long love for Ruby. It features a star-studded 13-piece musical ensemble, 10-voice Indigenous gospel choir led by the multi-talented Lou Bennett, guest local singers, specially curated visuals of Archie’s life and land by Tim Cole and of course the emotive songs and velvety voice of Archie himself. Equal parts tender tribute, touching memoir, joyous celebration and inspirational look to the future, Into the Bloodstream is a triumphant closing night celebration.
Show Details: Line-up includes Neil Murray, Archie Roach, Paul Hicks and The Yard Dogs, Lost In Suburbia. Beautiful setting in the Penshurst Park. http://www.penshurst.net.au/community-list/31-events/127-2012-mt-rouse-music-festival
Annual World Ranger Day Fundraiser Dinner Gala. & Launch of my new album "here & now"
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