New Moon Concert Series #1
Grant Street Theatre
Grant Street, Southbank
T: (03) 9035 9309
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‘Free Free Play’ is an open event where anyone can join the stage and perform. Dancers, Musicians, Storytellers, Artists etc are all welcome. It will be a continuous performance, you can either perform, watch or do both.
Free Free Play is a night curated by Adam Haliwell, a guitarist producer and improviser based in Melbourne. Adam has been a constantly active musician in Melbourne since 2008. Since finishing studies at the VCA in 2013 Adam has performed with bands, (left of field Disco group) Midlife, Ethiopian/Melbourne group The Lalibelas and collaboration with drummer Maria Moles “Sun Ghost” In 2016 Adam released “The First Baboon Civilisation” on Moontown records.
“A cultural gift that makes jazz spicy and fun again” (Kai Nabuko) “There’s not a great deal of music in this vein being made this good” (Keith Pettinger) The record gave birth to the collective The First Baboon Civilisation Orchestra which Adam directs, composes for, cooks for performs in. They have performed live to air on Triple R and to a sold out crowd at Howler for the Moontown showcase. In 2016 the group were selected for the Lebowskis residency programme.