The Garden Sessions

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APRA AMCOS, Arts South Australia and The Garden bring you an abundance of glorious locally made sounds by Indigenous artists every Saturday and Sunday afternoon. Don't miss The Garden Sessions and discover just how amazing our homegrown music is. 2:30pm every Saturday and Sunday.

Saturday 17 February 2018 - Jason Scott
A gifted and successful singer/songwriter, Jason Lee Scott is regarded as one of Australia’s leading Indigenous musicians, also excelling as a guitarist, drummer, bass and didjeridu player.

Sunday 18 February 2018 - Nancy Bates
Nancy Bates is THE artist to watch in 2018, considered one of the best singer/songwriter's in Australia today by national treasure, Archie Roach, Bates' release of album 'For Your Love' is one of the most highly anticipated Australian releases. With such a rare vulnerability, Bates bares her soul through deep dived words, and a voice which can only be described as....spirit.

Satuday 24 February 2018 - The Yearings / Tilly Thomas
The Yearlings - Quiet, intimate, raw and powerful, producing a new strain of acoustic music, distilling Americana through the filter of distinctly Australian life. Tilly Thomas - The music of 15 year old Tilly Thomas is inspired by her Nukunu roots and driven by country, folk and pop.

Sunday 25 February 2018 - Corey Theatre

Saturday 3 March 2018 - Vonda Last
Vonda Last is a Ngaanyatjarra singer/songwriter living in Adelaide. She has worked with Aboriginal community choirs, Short Black Opera Company and Archie Roach.

Sunday 4 March 2018 - Hannah Yates
Hannah Yates is a singer-songwriting from Adelaide's North, who interweaves story telling folk with catchy pop, and a hint of social justice.

Saturday 10 March 2018 - Nathan May
Multi-talented emerging singer-songwriter Nathan May descends from the Arabana, Yawuru and Marridjabin clans. His first EP 'Reflections' (2016) tells of Nathan’s life journey so far.

Sunday 11 March 2018 - Sonny Keeler
Sonny and friends will be playing Sonny’s personal interpretations on life and love. Expect heartfelt vocals, blues guitar and a chilled atmosphere.

Saturday 17 March 2018 - Jessica Wishart
A young Bidjara woman and storyteller whose songs take elements of country, folk and soul music and weaves them into deeply personal tales which capture and express her unique experiences.

Sunday 18 March 2018 - Glenn Skuthorpe
Find the crossroads of blues roots country and folk and you’ll discover Nhunggabarra, Kooma, Muruwari man and international touring singer Glenn Skuthorpe with his guitar, mandolin, banjo and harmonicas in hand. The singer songwriter has carved a reputation as an exemplary lyricist and composer, travelling the world and sharing through music.

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The Garden of Unearthly Delights

The Garden of Unearthly Delights remains unrivalled as Australia’s most vibrant and dynamic festival precinct. Each year, The Gardeners, a partnership between Strut & Fret Production House and Buxton Walker, create a unique festival playground including multiple performance venues, bars, carnival rides, an array of world foods, market stalls and the most unexpected sideshow surprises. The Garden began with just one Spiegeltent in 2000. Over the past 17 years it’s evolved into the greatest arts event in town and the heart of Adelaide’s summer arts festival season. In 2017 The Garden’s 14.4 acre precinct included 13 temporary performance spaces, hosted over a 1000 performances and engaged over 750,000 visitors across 31 days. Our programming is award-winning and internationally recognised, receiving 17 weekly Fringe Awards and 6 overall Fringe Awards in 2017. The Garden and its exceptional program of arts and entertainment create an electrifying energy throughout Adelaide each summer.

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The Garden of Unearthly Delights

Rundle Park / Kadlitpina, Cnr East Tce & Rundle Rd, Adelaide, SA, 5000

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