Deadly Hearts

Deadly Hearts

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7 Jun 2020
Duration 4hrs


Sun, 7 Jun 2020, 3:00PM
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All Ages


Contains coarse language and haze effects.
Performance time is approximately 4 hours. (subject to change)

Adelaide Exclusive

Celebrating music, culture and connection, Australia’s incredible next generation of First Nations artists perform in this very special event. This phenomenal concert - inspired by ABC Music’s Deadly Hearts albums - features triple j’s 2019 Hottest 100 hit-makers Thelma Plum (2019 multi ARIA Award Nominee) and Baker Boy (2019 Young Australian of the Year) alongside Tia Gostelow (Top 5 in triple j Unearthed High 2016) and triple j’s 2019 Unearthed High Indigenous Initiative winner Aodhan.

A celebration of identity in homage to those who have shaped and inspired them, Deadly Hearts showcases some of the finest musical talent this country has to offer. Exclusive to Adelaide and for one night only.

Thelma Plum is a 25-year-old Gamilaraay woman, musician and creator. Her ARIA Award winning debut album Better In Blak bursts with astonishing strength, courage and heartbreaking tenderness, capturing so deftly what it’s like to be a young Aboriginal woman in Australia.

Baker Boy, was born in Darwin and raised in the remote Northern Territory communities of Milingimbi and Maningrida.  Australia’s freshest new hip-hop talent, he raps in English and Yolngu Matha language. Winner of the 2019 National Indigenous Music Award (NIMA) Artist Of The Year and Young Australian of the Year, Baker Boy inspires younger generations to embrace their culture and become leaders in their communities.

Tia Gostelow is a singer-songwriter who grew up in the regional QLD town of Mackay. In 2018 Tia released her debut album ‘Thick Skin’ which won ‘Album of the Year’ at the Queensland Music Awards, scored triple j feature album and saw her sell out a national headline tour in Australia.

Aodhan won triple j’s Unearthed High Indigenous Initiative at just 15 with his self-produced ‘When Your Eyes Speak’. This Dharawal singer/songwriter fuses heartfelt writing with soulful musicality to create beautiful coastal-folk flavoured tunes.

This event is general admission, doors open from 2.30pm.
Set times to be announced. First performance from 3pm.

Performance order: Aodhan, Tia Gostelow, Thelma Plum, Baker Boy.


Artwork credit: Rural Landscape by Jasmine Sarin.

Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre In association with HOTA Home of the Arts & ABC Music