9 April 2018 -
Driven by a passion for storytelling and inspired by the culture of hip hop, Mau Power is the first rapper to emerge out of the Torres Strait and break out on the Australian music scene.
For many years Mau Power has been guided by two cultures: Indigenous culture and hip hop. Hailing from Thursday Island, he is a proud Dhoebaw man of the Guda Maluilgal nations.
Take a spiritual journey through the pinnacles of Mau Power's life and culture as he performs music from his autobiographical album, 'The Show Will Go On.' The set list will get you moving with a widely acclaimed remake of 'Island Home' and the inspirational anthem, 'Freedom'.
Supported by Moreton. Three-piece indie rock outfit, Moreton launched in 2016 with their captivating debut single 'The Water'. The and released their debut EP, showcased at BIGSOUND and played to packed out venues on their east coast tour.
Aquila Young. With songs swept up in rolling drums; lush, swelling guitars and deeply resonant vocals, the sounds of the songstress emanate a brooding core of surreal and dreamlike capacity.
Mau Power: 9.30pm - 10.30pm
Moreton: 8pm - 9pm
Aquila Young: 7pm - 7.30pm