Tickets are on sale now for the official City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder NAIDOC Week 2018 Closing Celebration, featuring iconic Indigenous band Yothu Yindi and The Treaty Project, live on stage at the Goldfields Arts Centre on Saturday, 14 July 2018.
City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder CEO John Walker said, “the City was thrilled to be able to bring such a high profile Indigenous band to the Goldfields Arts Centre as part of the Kalgoorlie-Boulder NAIDOC Week celebrations.”
“Yothu Yindi hold unique place in Australian culture, and it is fantastic to be able to showcase their fantastic music for our community.”
Founding members of Yothu Yindi - Witiyana Marika, Stu Kellaway and Kevin Malngay Yunupingu will be joined on stage by former band members Shellie Morris and Ben Hakalitz along with popular Indigenous singer/songwriters Yirrmal (son of Witiyana), Dhapanbal Yunupingu (daughter of the late Dr M. Yunupingu), renowned cabaret artist Kamahi Djordon King and emerging Yolngu singers, Yirrnga Yunupingu and Yimala Gurruwiwi, plus others, to perform as Yothu Yindi and The Treaty Project.
Yothu Yindi and The Treaty Project was initially launched in 2017 to celebrate the release of the 25th anniversary remix pack of Yothu Yindi’s “Treaty” and raise awareness for the need for treaty with Australia’s First Nations people, and presents the band’s original music in an electronic driven format.
Tickets, priced at $30, are available now from the Goldfields Arts Centre Box Office, by calling 9021 0999 and online.