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Tue, 12 Nov


York Theatre

Archie Roach - Tell Me Why

A special one-off Sydney event with music legend Archie Roach who discusses his intimate and powerful memoir, Tell Me Why, and performs some of his iconic songs. Archie is in-conversation with Daniel Browning.

Archie Roach - Tell Me Why
Archie Roach - Tell Me Why

Time & Location

12 Nov 2019, 6:30 pm – 7:50 pm

York Theatre, City Rd & Cleveland St, Camperdown NSW 2050, Australia

About The Event

Join us for this unmissable evening with legendary singer song-writer Archie Roach to celebrate the release of his memoir and album of the same name, Tell Me Why.

Archie will discuss his extraordinary story through love and heartbreak, family and community, and the healing power of music with Daniel Browning, as well as perform a selection of his iconic songs.

Event tickets are just $29.50 each. A combination Event & Book Ticket is just $65 (a saving of $14.49). Booking fees apply. 

Copies of Tell Me Why can also be purchased on the night alongside Archie’s new album. Together they make a vital contribution to the Australian story. 

A portion of proceeds from this unforgettable event will be donated to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation and the Archie Roach Foundation. 

Tickets can be purchased via the Seymour Centre's website by clicking here

About Archie Roach

Archie was only a few years old when he was forcibly removed from his family, and has overcome enormous odds to find his story and his people, becoming a music legend beloved by fans worldwide. His song ‘Took the Children Away’ won an International Human Rights Achievement Award and his first album Charcoal Lane featured in Rolling Stone magazine’s Top 50, going gold in Australia and winning two ARIA awards. His recording history includes 12 albums, soundtracks, and film & theatrical scores. 

About Daniel Browning

Daniel Browning is an Aboriginal journalist, radio broadcaster, sound artist and writer from the Bundjalung and Kullilli peoples of far northern New South Wales and south-western Queensland. Currently, he produces and presents Awaye!, the Indigenous art and culture program on ABC RN, a specialist radio network of Australia's national broadcaster. Awaye! surveys contemporary Indigenous cultural practice across the arts spectrum. 

A visual arts graduate, Daniel is also a widely-published freelance arts writer. He is a former guest editor of Artlink Indigenous, an occasional series of the quarterly Australian contemporary arts journal. He is the curator of Blak Box, a specially-designed sound pavilion commissioned by Urban Theatre Projects, the performing arts company based in western Sydney. He studied English and Art History at the University of Queensland before graduating with a degree in visual arts from the Queensland University of Technology.

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