Legendary singer-songwriter and ‘voice of the Stolen Generations’, Archie Roach AM, performed his final and only Melbourne show Tell Me Why on Friday 19 February at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl. This amazing live concert celebrated his eponymous memoir and ARIA Award-winning album Tell Me Why.
Roach was joined on stage by his five-piece band, including award-winning jazz composer and improviser Paul Grabowsky and special guest Sally Dasty. Audiences heard seminal songs from his back catalogue alongside influential music from his youth and new autobiographical songs written since completing his memoir.
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