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Archie Roach Foundation

Brisbane, Australia

Archie Roach Foundation


The Archie Roach Foundation (ARF) is proud to partner with QMusic and BIGSOUND to continue Uncle Archie Roach’s legacy and showcase artists from the ARF’s acclaimed mentoring program Singing Our Futures. Singing Our Futures is a long term meaningful program which supports emerging First Nations artists to develop their songwriting, recording and live performance careers.

Led by Candice Lorrae from The Merindas, Singing Our Futures has seen emerging performers receive mentoring from some of the country’s most respected First Nations artists including Emma Donovan, Dan Sultan, Emily Wurramurra, Bumpy and Dobby. Not only has this music been captured in the studio, it has been presented live at leading festivals across Australia over the past 18 months.

Join us to celebrate the next generation of Singing Our Futures artists at Yadda Yatta-ba at BIGSOUND.

10.00am – 11.00am: Thursday September 7 - Singing Our Futures in conversation hosted by Candice Lorrae.
4.00pm – 5.00pm: Thursday September 7 - The Archie Roach Foundation Singing Our Futures Showcase.

The ARF will host a special merchandise stand within the Yadda Yatta-ba precinct at BIGSOUND to raise awareness and vital funds for the Foundation to continue its ongoing work supporting First Nations music across Australia. From 9.00am – 5.00pm Wednesday and Thursday

Please come see us for a yarn about the work of the ARF and how you can work with us to foster the artists of the future

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