Time Out says
A new boutique, all-ages outdoor music festival and roller jam is hitting Melbourne’s west
If you were lamenting the fact that Laneway Festival had moved to broader pastures over at Footscray Park and you’re missing the intimacy of Footscray Community Arts Centre, worry not. Foreign Brothers have announced a brand new music festival for summer, and it’s shaping up to be a great addition to Melbourne’s summer festival scene.
Flow Festival is a one-day, all-ages and accessible festival with a music line-up that’s rooted in soul, hip hop and jazz from our own backyard and the world. It will spill out across FCAC’s westside venue on Saturday, December 14 with great tunes, flowing drinks and indelible fun.
The line-up is headlined by alternative hip-hop pioneers Digable Planets, the Grammy award-winning trio from Brooklyn who will be performing for the first time in Australia with a full backing band. They will be joined by up and coming local soul star Kaiit, who just played a sold-out Australian tour and has been described as the "love child of Erykah Badu and Jill Scott" – by Jill Scott.
The festival also has an abundance of other Melbourne talents gracing the stage, including hip-hop local Agung Mango, rap duo So.Crates and heaps more. Sydney artist and rising R'n'B sensation Milan Ring, DJ and champion of the bold Flex Mami and future-soul artist Tiana Khasi are on the bill too.
If that wasn’t enough, creative ensemble Foreign Brothers will be hosting an all-day roller jam. A custom-built track will be popping up around the carpark stage so you can boogie all arvo long while listening to DJs like Pietro, Prequel, Mz Rizk and Chris NG. Bring your own skates on the day or hire them for a small fee.
Peckish while you party? Footscray’s own Konjo Café will be serving its signature Ethiopian vegan feasts, plus you can score pizza from Slice Girls. Two Birds brews will be on tap. More vendors and all-ages activities will be announced closer to the date.
Flow Festival is on at Footscray Community Arts Centre on Saturday, December 14. Doors open at 1pm and close around 10.30pm. Early bird tickets are $60, and final release tickets are $75. Kids under 12 are $15 a head.
Find out more about Flow Festival here.
|Venue name:||Footscray Community Arts Centre|
45 Moreland St
|Transport:||Nearby stations: Footscray|