Feature image of J-MILLA by Morgan Sette
NAIDOC Week 2020 will be showcasing a new live music event celebrating emerging and established First Nations artists.
TREATY will be coming to Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute on Friday 13 November from 4pm ’til 10pm.
NAIDOC Week will take place on Sunday 8 to Sunday 15 November as a result of COVID-19 rescheduling.
TREATY will be staged as a tentpole event of ‘Umbrella Festival Presents: GO LIVE’, a recently announced major marketing campaign facilitated by Music SA which aims to encourage audiences to safely attend South Australian live music events.
NAIDOC Week 2020 facilitates the perfect opportunity for the resurgence of indigenous communities to be united by Culture, Language, Song and Music.
TREATY welcomes and encourages the participation of remote and regional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, whilst offering the opportunity for creative collaboration in metropolitan Adelaide. It is anticipated that TREATY will open performance pathways into in the SA music community and beyond.
Confirmed to perform live at TREATY are:
Rapidly rising NT rapper J-MILLA, hip hop groups Sonz of Serpent and DEM MOB, rapper RKM aka Rulla Kelly-Mansell, singer/songwriters Tilly Tjala Thomas, MRLN aka Marlon Motlop and Katie Aspel.
MC duties will be jointly handled by J MILLA and Natasha Wanganeen.
A 22-year-old Kokatha Ngukurr woman, Ashleigh Darrie of Hindmarsh Valley, has been chosen as the winning artist for the design of the event poster.
Her painting ‘We Stand In Distress’ was created with the mindset of the theme ‘Always Was, Always Will Be’ and for proud Aboriginal people who continually stand up and fight for their rights.
TREATY will take place on Friday November 13th from 4pm – 10pm at Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute, 253 Grenfell Street, Adelaide.
This is a FREE community event, however, ticket reservations are required due to COVID19 restrictions. Reserve your ticket at Moshtix www.tinyurl.com/treatytix