Springtime Music

Springtime Music is a series of free outdoor events, held throughout October and November in some of our most beautiful parks, reserves and open spaces. Bring a blanket, picnic and your family and friends along for an afternoon of music and a celebration of spring.

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Alma Zygier — Sunday 6 October

Harleston Park, Elsternwick

Alma Zygier has been fascinated by the pre-war era of Jazz; the singers and the composers who largely provided the repertoire. She has a voice from another era and brings an emotional maturity to her performance that belies her years.

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Alma Zygier

Dion Drummond — Sunday 13 October

Centenary Park, Bentleigh East

Dion’s Aboriginal name is ‘Moogera’ meaning storm. He is one of Australia’s most experienced Indigenous performers, covering both Mainland and Islander culture as a dancer, singer and storyteller.

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Dion Drummond

Zucchini Clan — Sunday 20 October

Booran Reserve, Glen Huntly

Melding classic acoustic instruments with contemporary electronica and irresistible loops, this is a lively, captivating auditory and visual treat for free range kids, families and fine folk of all ages.

With unique songs and flamboyant and kooky costumes, Zucchini Clan brings out the big kid in us all.

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Zucchini Clan

Wasabi — Sunday 27 October

Gardenvale Park, Gardenvale

Toshinori Sakamoto an experienced and acclaimed Taiko Master and Noriko Tadano an exceptional Shamisen player and singer combine their talents to bring you Wasabi. They will take you on an unforgettable and exhilarating journey through the music and culture of Japan.

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Wasabi

Bhangra Beats — Sunday 10 November

McKinnon Reserve, McKinnon

A colourful blend of Indian music and dance, Parvyn Singh performs traditional Indian song and dance accompanied by master musician Josh Bennett on various Southern Asian instruments.

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Bhangra Beats

Inka Marka — Sunday 24 November

Mallanbool Reserve, Murrumbeena

Inka Marka combines traditional Andean costumes, dance and musical performance to take their audience on a musical voyage to Latin America.

The use of pan flutes dance with the vibrant charango and wistful quena anchored by the guitar, bass, violin and goatskin drum.

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Inka Marka

 

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