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Two acts: Nancy Bates, and Vetter og villskap – Pay what you want

Saturday June 22nd 2024 Nancy Bates … was considered one of the best singer / songwriters in Australia today by national treasure Archie Roach and is known Australia-wide for her concerts and workshops.  She is a First Nations composer, writer, educator, and proudly Barkindji. With cultural ties to communities running the length of the Baarka, she is river woman living a multifaceted life, intertwining music, education, and advocacy to weaponise and resist colonisation. From 2013 to 2017, Nancy completed a musical apprenticeship under the mentorship of renowned Song Man, Uncle Archie Roach. This experience has spurred her on to become a powerful presence both on stage, and off.  Recognising her exceptional contributions to the music industry, Nancy Bates has been honoured as an Ambassador for the Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA).  Through the ‘Songs Inside’ film project, Nancy teaches ukulele and songwriting to women in prison, giving them voice, andRead more…Two acts: Nancy Bates, and Vetter og villskap – Pay what you want

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