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Sat 7 Sep

Moorooka Block Party

Presented by Brisbane Festival and supported by the Queensland Government

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Moorooka Block Party

The ultimate World Music Extravaganza comes back to Moorooka

Back for year three, the crowd-favourite Moorooka Block Party will kick off Brisbane Festival’s Serenades program with an impressive line-up of Australia's finest First Nations and World Music performers, including Bustamento, back for their third year, Jungaji, one of only a small group of fluent Gugu Yalanji speakers left today, and Sahra Entertainment, a spicy Lebanese drumming performance that will have the crowd yelling 'Yallah'!

Bop, dance, jump, sing and revel in celebratory sounds, from afro beats to carnivalesque grooves, guitarra to gourds, didgeridoo to djembes to Saraswati veena.

Performances by:
Bustamento featuring Afro Moses
Jungaji
Infusion World Music

With additional Performances by:
Sahra Entertainment (Lebanese Drumming) Sahara Dance Company (Bellydance performance & Workshop)


Times

4pm - 8pm

Duration

4 hrs

Where

Peggs Park

160 Vendale Ave, Moorooka, QLD 4105

Venue info

Accessibility

Wheelchair Accessible

Important Info

Warning for use of Haze and Smoke machines, and loud sounds.

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#Artists

Bustamento

Bustamento

Fronted by Nicky Bomba, Australia’s premier Calypso Reggae ensemble, Bustamento, bring their special Caribbean flavour, good vibes, a horn section, steel pans and dancing for all! Did someone say Hawaiian shirts and Pina Coladas? Boomshakalaka!

Afro Moses

Afro Moses

Afro is an artist singer dancer, and multi instrumentalist from Ghana. The first young performer featured on the GTV national news, he plays about 14 instruments.

Jungaji

Jungaji

Jungaji is a First Nations songman, visual artist, playwright, and activist who has been renowned in the Australian music industry for three decades.

Infusion

Infusion

Infusion is an Australian based, contemporary world fusion band with members from all around the world. Infusion is about creating a modern, fresh, energetic and young sound for all.


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How to get there

Peggs Park

160 Vendale Ave, Moorooka, QLD 4105

Getting there

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Brisbane Festival expresses deep respect to and acknowledges the First People of this Country.