Jessie Lloyd's profoundly moving Mission Songs Project reveals what daily life was like for Indigenous Australians on Christian Missions and state-run settlements. Jessie has explored the musical journey of Indigenous Australian music connecting the traditional with the contemporary revealing the continuation of cultural practice and song traditions into the 21st century.Jessie Lloyd performs the songs, narrates their origins, and explores in music the forgotten stories that shed light on the history of our Indigenous elders, families and communities. The songs featured as part of Queensland Music Festival 2019 program will be from Queensland communities including Woorabinda, Palm Island, Cherbourg and Yarrabah.
Mission Songs is presented by Queensland Music Festival in association with Gympie Regional CouncilFor more information on this production please visit www.qmf.org.au
Adult - $36Concession - $26Child - $26
Thursday 4th July at 7:30pm
Heritage TheatreGympie Civic Centre32/34 Mellor St,Gympie QLD 4570