Settlement Services International (SSI), Access Community Services and BEMAC are proud to present Homelands, a seven-date collaborative live music tour across Queensland and New South Wales.
Showcasing the artistic talents of three musicians from refugee backgrounds, Homelands aims to build social cohesion and a deeper understanding of cultural diversity within Australia through the sharing of stories, rhythm and melody, and settlement experiences.
This debut collaboration will feature renowned world musicians Tenzin Choegyal (Tibetan, Dranyen), Kween G (Ugandan, Vocals), Yasmin Ibrahim Mohamed (Sudanese, Vocals), as well as Brisbane-based artists Marcello Milani (Guitar) Shen Flindell (Tabla).
The inaugural tour will take place from June 15 to June 22 in celebration of Refugee Week 2019. Homelands will traverse through schools, TAFEs, arts centres and live music venues across regional and metropolitan Queensland and New South Wales.
Saturday, June 15 – Logan Live Music Launch, Logan QLD
Monday, June 17 – Sprinfield Central State High School, Ipswich QLD
Tuesday, June 18 – Loganlea TAFE, Loganlea QLD
Wednesday, June 19 – New England Conservatorium, Armidale NSW. Register here
Thursday, June 20 – Coffs Showgrounds, Coffs Harbour NSW (as part of Freedom Feast)
Friday, June 21 – Casula Powerhouse, Casula NSW. Register here
Saturday, June 22 – Lilyfield, Sydney NSW (as part of New Beginnings Festival)
Homelands Tour 2019 is brought to you by: