BEMAC Unplugged – Kristal West: Tribute to Dr. Eddie and Dr. Bonita Mabo

VENTspace 23 Glenelg Street, South Brisbane, Queensland

Kristal West, proud Piadram, Manbarra, Palawa and Nywagi songstress and granddaughter of legendary First Nations’ land rights activist, Dr. Eddie Koiki Mabo, who eventually had the legal doctrine of terra nullius overturned and Dr. Bonita Mabo AO, staunch black rights activist, sings of her upbringing, the Mabo case, country storylines and the importance of culture, language and identity as a First Nations’ person.

BEMAC Unplugged: Innessa – Golden Wreath

VENTspace 23 Glenelg Street, South Brisbane, Queensland

To celebrate the release of her latest album “Golden Wreath”, Innessa performs a thoughtfully crafted concert of her new music, with the whimsical, enigmatic elements that are core to her style. For this performance, she will be joined by ethnic multi-instrumentalist Benjamin Drozdovskii (balalaika, accordion and violin), and special guest the Sunshine Coast Oriana Choir.