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Sun, 19 Feb


Fairfield Amphitheatre

Harp Stories at Fairfield in Feb (Night 1)

Free Event. Bookings not required. The Boite Presents Harp Stories as part of City of Yarra’s much loved Fairfield in Feb concert series at Fairfield Amphitheatre. Sunday February 19 with Liana Perillo, Eh Su, Jali Buba Kuyateh.

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Harp Stories at Fairfield in Feb (Night 1)
Harp Stories at Fairfield in Feb (Night 1)

Time & Location

19 Feb 2023, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Fairfield Amphitheatre , Fairfield Park Dr, Fairfield VIC 3078, Australia

About the Event

Harp Stories at Fairfield in Feb

“Harp Stories” is a project showcasing this ancient and multifaceted instrument from cultures embracing Paraguayan to West African, Celtic to Karen. These two special concerts will feature Melbourne's best proponents of the instrument straddling styles from traditional, to jazz and electronic.

On Sunday Feb 19th, Harp Stories will feature performances by Liana Perillo pairing ethereal analog effects and beats with the electroacoustic harp, Eh Su demonstrating traditional Karen Harp, Jali Buba Kuyateh on the West African Kora.

On Sunday Feb 26th Andy Rigby and Alfirio Cristaldo will be playing Paraguayan Harps, Anbessa Gebrehiwot on the Ethiopian and Eritrean Krar and Perolas will be closing the evening at the Fairfield Amphitheatre.

This special series of concerts will celebrate music, culture and community, and the intersection of stories old and new.

Sunday February 19, 6.00pm – 8.30pm: Liana Perillo, Eh Su, Jali Buba Kuyateh 

Sunday February 26, 6.00pm – 8.30pm: Andy Rigby & Alfirio Cristaldo, Anbessa Gebrehiwot, Perolas   Fairfield Amphitheatre Free entry, no bookings required. BYO picnic.

Fairfield in Feb is a series of four free afternoon performances each Sunday evening in February at the Fairfield Amphitheatre. Much loved for over two decades now, this program presents a surprising and ever-changing feast for your ears by the beautiful banks of the Yarra River.  Supported by the Victorian Government’s 2022-23 Multicultural Festivals and Events Program.

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