Home Delivery: Performance

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4 November - 9 December 2021

Creative City Home Delivery launched in September 2021 as a series of live artist talks and casual performances from creative’s homes. Each week at lunch time people were able to ‘click and connect’ with local creatives and each other in a digital, live setting. Now in November, Home Delivery has progressed with venue access into Home Delivery: Performance.

When restrictions first began to ease, Hobsons Bay City Council was able to provide venue access to performers at the Williamstown Town Hall. While the town hall is large, capacity restrictions still didn’t allow for an audience, but it did allow for a small film crew. We were able to capture these live performances during lockdown that will now be released over the next six weeks to help re-launch live music in our community. These performances were an opportunity for musicians to re-connect, in some cases with band mates, their creative practice, and the stage after an extended hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Each Thursday night at 6pm until the 9 December 2021 we’ll be releasing the performance footage of one artist and in an additional collaboration between Home Delivery and Council’s Arts At Your Doorstep performing arts season, Hobsons Bay will bring ‘Jude Perl: I Have A Face’ to audiences online on Saturday, 13 November at 7pm.

View the full, upcoming Home Delivery: Performance program below as well as links to the previous lunchtime sessions.

 

Performance Program

Zare Demus with Chubby Dice and Disun Future

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International DJ Zare Demus is kicking off the series with Chubby Dice and Disun Future who will be bringing a taste of the annual Jamaican Music and Food Festival, usually held at Seaworks in Williamstown to our homes. The songs performed will promote happiness and fun especially at a time where everyone has been feeling down due to the restrictions brought on by the COVID-19 Pandemic.

 

Sherry Rich

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Aria nominated artist and Williamstown resident Sherry Rich plays songs from her new album ’The Divine Crimson V’ a country folk rock memoir featuring art and music entwined to celebrate the feminine creative journey. Joined on stage by long time musical partner Doug Lee Robertson on guitar.  Sherry has long been immersed in the Australian and US music landscape, including in bands Cactus Fever, Girl Monstar, Sherry Rich & the Grievous Angels, The Mudcakes, The Rich Family and The Grapes with collaborator Ashley Naylor.

 

Jude Perl: I Have a Face – presented with Arts At Your Doorstep

An honest and hilarious discussion of mental health with a theatrical twist! 

Jude Perl’s insight into her personal and relatable mental health struggles of being an adult, will make you want to sing along, cry and laugh all at once. 

Bookings were essential, private viewing, video no longer available.

 

Katie Weston

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Singer, actor, musician and composer, Katie Weston performs some of her favourite cover songs on the grand piano and accompanied by Jonathan Skovron on guitar. At home on any stage, Katie has an impressive musical theatre career, as a performer and as a Green Room nominated musical director. Take a sneak peak of her Uninvited: The Songs of Alanis Morissette show with a killer acoustic version of ‘You Oughta Know’ and an exclusive performance of her soon to be released single “Conversation Ended”.

 

King Jag

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King Jag is an established recording artist from Newport. Born during the Sudan violent civil war, his family became one of the millions displaced. He is a strong advocate for multiculturalism, diversity, and peace and has had over 1.6 million streams across various online platforms. He is a name to watch as well as a voice to listen to winning awards including Fast Track Showcase 2019, Victorian Young Achiever Award 2018, Fika Music 2019, Adelaide Music Competition and a finalist at the young entrepreneur of the year at the 2018 Wyndham Business Awards.

 

The Long and Short of It

Performance video releases on Thursday 2 December 2021 at 6.00pm 

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The Long and Short of It (David Baird & Patsy Toop) are ARIA-charting, multi-award-winning, country music singer-songwriters, known for their local residencies here in the west and equally at home on the big stages around Australia, with a performance resume that includes Tamworth, Music in the Mulga, the Canberra Country Music Festival, Cradle Country Festival in Tasmania, music festivals in Port Pirie SA and Mildura.

The Long and Short of It perform a mix of contemporary and classic country music songs, including ‘Two Thousand Years from Now’, which won them the Southern Star Award for Best Country Music Duo or Band.

 

Mike Callander

Performance video releases on Thursday 9 December 2021 at 6.00pm 

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In his set, Mike presents a fun for all ages dance party with a mix of house and ‘friendly’ techno alongside edits of classics from a range of artists, from Dolly Parton to Daft Punk. Mike’s resume includes DJ, producer, mixer, performer and more, from taking the helm at the legendary Honkytonks in Melbourne and a ten year Friday night residency at Revolver, to extensive touring including with The Avalanches, collaboration with The Presets, remixes for The Drones and The Jezabels, a name droppers list of international festivals and an impressive lecturer at RMIT and School of Synthesis, and is a PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne as well. 

 

Lunchtime sessions:

#1 Artist Talk: Jude van Daalen & Belinda Jackson  

#2 Performance: Nikita 

#3 Artist Talk: Lina Buck 

#4 Performance: Bart Willoughby  

#5 Artist Talk: David Murphy 

#6 Artist Talk: Geoffrey Ricardo and Heidi Weatherald  

 

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