May14

Mokoan Music Festival

Winton Wetlands , Greens Hill, Lake Mokoan Rd, Benalla

Set in a beautiful natural amphitheatre in the heart of Winton Wetlands, Mokoan Music Fest will be a vibrant celebration of contemporary Indigenous and world cultures featuring:

• Deborah Cheetham & Dhungala Children’s Choir’s beautiful Indigenous songs, stories and opera from Australia’s leading Indigenous opera singer and Indigenous children’s choir

• George and Noriko as the Japanese Blues Cowboy and the Tsugaru shamisen player with their own unique style of bluegrass hard country blues

• Nhatty Man & the Lalibelas’ renowned Ethiopian singer fronts one of Melbourne’s leading Ethio Jazz collaborations

• The Deans bring the sounds of modern original soul with smooth vocals, sweet harmonies, heartbreak guitar, deep Motown bass grooves and hip-shaking rhythms

• Burundian Drummers’ powerful drums, dance and chants from the heart of Africa

• Food to tantalise your tastebuds alongside coffee, craft, culture and local beer and wine

Tickets: $35 adult/ $10 child (under 5s are free) Visit www.wintonwetlands.org.au for info and bookings