Start Time: 8pm
Venue: Northcote Town Hall, Studio One
Venue Address: 189 High street, Northcote 3070
“What an epic airing of this brave Australian tragedy! Ash Davies’ dynamic instrumentals truly do justice to the peaks and troughs of Burke and Wills’ journey.” HENRY WAGONS
“This is a record which should be placed in a time capsule for future reference as a prime example of taking the listener on a romantic journey through the beguiling Australian landscape as it wreaks havoc on the expedition party. It is astonishingly drifting and superlatives come easy.” BEAT MAGAZINE
Ashley Davies presents Burke and Wills: The Expedition. The live show combines Davies music score performed by Jeb Cardwell, Shannon Bourne, Andrew Ogburn, Rosie Westbrooke, Jack Howard, Michelle Lewit and Ashley Davies with archival and contemporary images and narratives recorded by Henry Wagons. The narrative, written by Australia’s foremost Burke and Wills scholar Dave Phoenix, President of the Burke and Wills Society upholds the highest historic integrity. The music takes you on an aural journey where your minds eye can truly retrace the steps, joyous, anguished, and distinctly Australian.
The music combined with the narrative makes Burke and Wills: The Expedition one of the most significant independent music releases of 2013.