It’s on this Thursday 6th May – doors open at the iconic Gasometer Hotel, Collingwood at 7pm, with a stunning lineup of some of Melbourne’s best young talent, in a benefit concert to support local climate action.
We are delighted to invite you to ‘Earth Fest’, a music event raising funds for Lighter Footprints and establishing connections with a new generation of supporters. This will be a truly unique event of musical and generational diversity. We’ll all be doing our bit to aid our beautiful planet in a positive way. Come along for a night of fun with like minded and passionate people. Enjoy some music by some of Melbourne’s most talented artists and support the most important issue of our time!
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An introduction to our artist lineup –
1. James Franklin (7:30-8pm):
A pinch of Folk, A teaspoon of Rock, A handful of Soul and the comfort food that is James Franklin’s music is ready to make you feel good. James Franklin grew up with influences ranging from James Taylor to Sam Cooke To Led Zeppelin, and has played shows alongside the likes of 5 Seconds Of Summer, Daryl Braithwaite and Joan Osborne. Check out James more on Instagram, Soundcloud, and YouTube, or stream his album!
2. Telenova (8:15-8:45pm):
Telenova are a Melbourne three-piece, fronted by the alluring vocals of multi-disciplined creative Angeline Armstrong, alongside the refined musicality of Edward Quinn (Slum Sociable) and Joshua Moriarty (Miami Horror). With an air of quiet confidence thanks to their self-directed cinematic aesthetics and trip-hop influenced production, Telenova trade in a sound that’s unequivocally Melbourne yet global in scope. Check their website here, and YouTube with Bones
3. Jade Alice (9:00-9:30pm):
As one of the organisers of ‘Earth Fest’, Jade has a personal connection to Lighter Footprints as the granddaughter of Carolyn Ingvarson, climate activist and co-convenor of the group. She has performed at multiple events run by Lighter Footprints, and first captivated audiences with a song she wrote at 12 years old – ‘Beautiful Earth’. Her vocal tone softens into you with a delicacy that makes you think it could break if you touch it. Creating a unique blend of dreamy vintage and modern pop sounds, Jade Alice brings forth feelings of longing and nostalgia that bleed through and coat your glasses with a rose tint. Try Luminosity live at Shebeen, Angelboy or the powerful Kick Drum (Melbourne Music Bank winner). Check out Jade on Instagram, Spotify, Soundcloud and YouTube.
4. Ivoris (9:45-10:15pm):
Melbourne pop artist and co-organiser of ‘Earth Fest’ Ivoris writes songs that sound like your favourite dessert (hers is anything chocolate). Combining lush, breathy vocals and sticky-sweet melodies, she has a penchant for crafting songs that will have you reaching for the replay button over and over again. A self-proclaimed overthinker, this singer-songwriter-producer has perfected the art of magnifying small moments in her life and transforming them into irresistible songs. Beautiful snatches here: Every hour we spend together, Let it snow orthe lush Honeysea
5. Yergurl (10:30-11:00pm):
Emerging out of Melbourne’s lockdown with fresh material, her single ‘until we meet again’ marks the exciting next chapter in yergurl’s transportive world, offering a perfectly candid snapshot into her sincere songwriting approach and dreamy production capabilities. Originally stepping into the spotlight in 2018 as a finalist in Triple J’s Unearthed High Competition, she has performed on some of Australia’s most notorious stages including BIGSOUND and Groovin The Moo. Check out Yergurl on Instagram and Spotify and on YouTube – Until we meet again, and ShakeIt.