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Art Not Apart Festival

NewActon plays host to Canberra’s boutique celebration of contemporary culture with a very eclectic music program

Music At ART, NOT APART 2018 will be a real smorgasbord of eclectic sounds: from Punk to Opera, from Electronica to World, from Classical to Pop, Experimental, Indigenous, Spoken World and more.

Featuring spellbinding NADYA GOLSKI; hip hop royalty MAYA JUPITER; rock infused DANIELLE DECKARD; lyrics supremo BENNY WALKER; Sydney’s first lady of blues ALICE TERRY with the incomparable PHIL STACK; dance diva LAUREN NEKO; alt country stars GERMEIN SISTERS, pop sensation LUCIANA VALENTINA and more. Some of the very best talent from Canberra’s music scene will perform including BRASS KNUCKLE BRASS BAND, BABYFREEZE, RUMBLR feat. Aria Winner BUNNA LAURIE (COLOURED STONE), SODIUM SUNDAY,SILICON SLAVE, CANBERRA OPERA, CICILIA & JORGE, MIXTAPE CHOIR, KG, D’OPUS & ROSHAMBO, FUN MACHINE, CANBERRA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA STRING QUARTET and much more.

On Saturday 17 March, some of Australia’s thriving music talent will join the most current and emerging sounds from Canberra and the Region to ring out in a festival that pushes boundaries, ignites conversations and is committed to celebrate art in all its forms.

“The three stages of music will explode genres, through classical, pop and electro. This creative exchange between local, interstate and international talent brings together young and old around passionate, top-quality musicianship. All within a curated festival of performance, visual, street and video art - this is truly unique and uplifting.” Says Art, Not Apart Producer, David Caffery.

Responding to Art Not Apart 2018 theme, CLIMAX, each participating artist is looking for ways to take audiences in a path to peak. From gypsy interpretations of classics, to deconstructed Pop to fiercely powerful Blues, from mesmerising ballads to complex electronica, rebellious Punk, old school Dance and all things in between, the music will stay with you.

Comments ANA2018 music curator, Frank Madrid: “The music program is eclectic by nature and designed to ask the audience to come along for the ride, abandoning preferences, exploring new sounds at the many spaces available. Our aim is to promote curiosity and have music as one of the elements that binds the day together. We want audiences to come along expecting to be challenged and to feel totally spoilt for choice.”


Event starts
Saturday 17 March, 2018
Event Ends
Saturday 17 March, 2018
Various venues
Venue Address
Various venues

Australian Capital Territory, Canberra

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