Bart Willoughby presents

Bart Willoughby Resonance Album Launch

Shauntai Batzke ,FadIl Suna

Sunday 09 July 2017 (opening 6:30 PM)

at Thornbury Theatre - Velvet Room ( venue info )
859 High St, Thornbury VIC

Thornbury Theatre 18+. Children under 18 are permitted if accompanied by a parent or guardian

Reserve Tickets

Price includes booking fees Additional delivery fees from $1.00 apply per order.

General Admission $23.50
Reserved Seating $28.60
Dinner + Show $66.30
Dinner is served on a 50/50 or alternate drop basis. This means that at a table each person will be served alternating dishes. If you want our vegetarian option or have food allergies please email dinner@thethornburytheatre.com with your requirements.

Doors Open Dinner    6.30 pm    

Dinner Served    7.00pm    

Doors Open Show        

Fadil Suna    8.00 - 8.20pm    

Shauntai Batzki    8.40 - 9.00pm    

Bart Willoughby Resonance Album Launch    9.30 - 10.30pm   

Pioneering Indigenous performer Bart Willoughby first came to prominence in the Late 70’s in the Band No Fixed Address  Born on the Koonibba Mission in Ceduna South Australia a Pitantjatjara man of the Kuthatha tribe on his fathers side and Mirning through his mother . Known  for singing from behind his kit  in No Fixed Address they were the first indigenous band to tour internationally sign a record deal ,appearing in the ground breaking Docu -Drama Wrong Side of the Road in 1981. For a time he joined his cousin Bunna Lawrie in Coloured Stone until forming Mixed Relations in the 90’s in 1993 Willoughby recieved the Inaugural  Aria Life Time Achievement Award for his contribution to Indigenous Music

Willoughby has continued to travel Internationally and Nationally  promoting his music and culture with ,The Black Arm Band , performing at London’s Barbican Theatre providing music for the Malthouse Theatres production of The Shadow King. He performs both as a solo artist and  as band leader of The Bart Willoughby Band .In 2013 he released an Album We Still Live on recorded on the Melbourne Town Hall Organ. The first indigenous artist to do so in ,2014 receiving the Australia Council Fellowship to tour the album . In 2016 Willoughby along with the original line-up of No Fixed Address were inducted into the South Australian Music Hall of Fame In May 2016 he recorded in The Bungle Bungles with Stephen Pigram releasing the Album Resonance in 2017

The Velvet Room is located on the ground floor of the venue. Wheelchair access is via the front door. There are 3 steps into the Velvet Room. Access without steps can be arranged. If you have any special needs contact the venue beforehand to arrange assistance if required.

Photo ID is essential, acceptable ID is a current and valid Australian
Photo Drivers Licence or Passport.* Children under 18 are permitted if
accompanied by a parent or guardian* Intoxicated persons will not be
admitted * No steel cap boots. The promoter reserves the right to refuse
admission to any person *