World Music on Show at Harmony Festival

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World music will feature heavily at Coffs Harbour Harmony Festival this Sunday March 25 at the North Coast Regional Botanic Gardens.

On the main stage Afro-pop sensations The Brothers, heralding from the Congo, Eritrea and Kenya deliver fresh and vibrant harmonies along with killer dance moves. The band has recently returned from their time supporting internationally acclaimed African musician Vieux Farka Toure.

Special guests, Brotherhood of the Blues will wow the crowd with their raw and passionate Delta and soul inspired blues. Fronted by three talented Aboriginal men who all live with a disability Brotherhood of the Blues have recorded with renowned producer Anthony Lycenko and were the underground sensation at last year’s Byron Bluesfest.

Musicians from across Africa, Asia the Middle East and Aboriginal artists from Gumbaynggirr country will offer spirited performances to keep you dancing all day long.

The Beats and Feets drum and dance precinct will showcase a cross-cultural disco with community members from a diverse range of cultures spinning tracks and teaching some moves to get everyone up and dancing.

In addition to the music there will be plenty of other experiences for the whole family to take part in including the Cultural Street Food Marketplace, Cardboard Cubby Kingdom, drumming and dancing workshops and authentic cultural experiences.

Celebrating everyone’s journey to calling Coffs home, come and uncover your common ground.

The fun begins at 9.30am and entry is by gold coin donation.

Image: The Brothers will perform at this years Coffs Harbour Harmony Festival

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