Saturday 23 March 6:00pm - Free Event
Live on the Deck 1 brings 3 live music sessions outdoors to WGAC's forecourt for all ages to enjoy.
Performances from Wilson Blackley, followed by a relaxed acoustic session from Arugula and then Cigány Weaver from Brisbane.
Food from our food trucks, sweet treats from Coco Joes Ice Cream (Vegan) and some kicking coffee from Little Sugar... and the WGAC Bar will open.
Kick Back relax, and enjoy some giant games on the lawn, hear great music, or just chill and soak up the late summer sun.
Saturday 30 March 6:00pm - Free Event
Live on the Deck 2 brings another 3 live music sessions for all ages to enjoy.
Music from Gippsland’s Rachel Jameson, Khristian Mizzi and headline act Wolf and Willow,
There will be food for all from one of the best Melbourne food trucks, Beat Box Kitchen, sweet treats from Coco Joe’s Ice Cream (a great Vegan choice) and some kicking barista served coffee from the WGAC’s new Coffee cart. Plus the WGAC bar will be open.
Kick Back relax and enjoy some giant games on the lawn, great Music, or just chill and soak up the late summer sun.
Saturday 23 March 6:00pm
Formed out of a love for the legendary partnership of Django Reinhardt and Stéphane Grapelli, Cigány Weaver is one of Australia's most exciting gypsy-jazz ensembles, with a dedicated following around Australia. Their sound is reminiscent of jazz Manouche, traditional swing and Romani music, interwoven with contemporary material from artists like Bjork, and the band’s reinterpretations of classics from popular culture.
Arugula share a flourishing artistic affinity which is reflected in their diverse and growing body of work.
Within each of Arugula’s tunes, a tasty rhythm section underpins sultry yet understated guitar parts and a truly soulful vocal performance. The band seamlessly wade through genres and moods, maintaining a distinctive sound that feels familiar yet fresh.
Arugula are looking forward to bringing their original tracks to the stage for this special event.
In 2018, Wilson Blackley recorded his debut EP Elephant, started gigging around Gippsland and coincidentally turned sixteen. He has gone on to tour around Victoria and New Zealand, with over two hours of original acoustic music, his trusty guitar, lapsteel (and his mum!). At the moment he’s getting ready to record his first album, combining his many influences of roots, rock, folk and pop into the Material Plane. (Coincidentally, the name of his upcoming album album.) Wilson and his all original set will be hitting the stage at the first ever Live On The Deck on the 23rd of March!
Saturday 30 March 6:00pm
Wolf and Willow is an alternative folk duo from Melbourne, Australia.
It all started with their first single 'Seaside', which went on to amass over 100,000 streams. From there, it was the acclaimed 'Born to Be' EP which saw them play across the east coast of Australia. Fresh from a tour through the US, Wolf and Willow now release their two latest singles, 'Falling' and ‘Into the Night’ – the first two segments in a trilogy of releases to be released throughout the year
More than just a few have said with enthusiasm that Khristian Mizzis songs take them to a place they'd forgotten in themselves". With a 'strong yet gentle voice, and an art for weaving beauty and truth into the words of each song, Khristian Mizzi reaches the hearts of his audiences with his performances.
Meet Rachel Jameson; one of Gippsland’s young emerging artists, with her raw melancholy lyrics paired with her unique voice, will leave you swept away by her honesty. Rachel released her first EP last year "Otherness" which has since been compared to the likes of Stella Donnely and Lily Allen.