Produced with the support of Westernport Basketball Association.
STREET BALL & BEATS
Street Ball and Music fuse together - with this unique performance by Ganga Giri as a solo with his beats, didj and clapsticks. A First Nations performer who has become an ambassador for his country, offering his world-wide audience a reflection of contemporary multicultural Australia. He now works with schools across the state and closely with WILLUM WARRAIN Indigenous association in Hastings.
10.45am Welcome to Country + Smoking Ceremony
Bunurong Land Council
11.00am Ganga Giri Performance
Big V Basketballers + Steelers kids clinics and Street ball
WESTERNPORT BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION:
The school holiday program is running and this will be supported by WPBA STEELERS BIG V MEN and Steelers Youth who will run a Street Basketball program of games from shootouts, dribbling drills and much more.
Expect merch giveaways on the day.
Ganga Giri creates red natural elements with fat tribal beats and dirty funky bass lines to create a unique tribal-technological deep earth dance experience. Explosive and pulsating, at times ambient and flowing, the music is a pumping percussive multi-layered experience of complex grooves and raw, deep natural sound
HEIDI LOUISE LUCKHURST
This little dreamer...captivates audiences of an intimate private event too a crowd of thousands as thou she is singing only to them.
With a wealth of talent from her Mornington Peninsula musical family. Heidi brings her own song writing, vocals and guitarist achievements to fruition. “...My life experiences have helped me develop....:Falling from the Skies”.
Heidi has always been known as a live performer focusing her energy on building her music career to help support her two daughters. Becoming a mum at the end of high school, she has only worked hard to get where she is now. "It wasn't the easiest road" she says. Life's ups and downs brought her to write this song about mental health and depression. "When your head is not in the right space, you do feel alone". This song is to remind those people who are feeling lonely and down that there is millions of people out there who feel the same. It is ok to not be ok.
Set sail with "Ships Ahoy", the dynamic roving musical duo that will take you on a salty seas musical adventure like no other! With their cool sounds and upbeat rhythms, you won't be able to resist tapping your feet and dancing along to their tunes.
THE NINCH JAZZ ALL STARS
The Ninch Jazz All Stars bring you some groove to make your feet move, some sweet melody to lift your ears and carry you away to a land of golden harmony.Featuring local rising stars and special guests, led by Poul Grage (Mirror Dance music director, Flinders Fringe 23)
This event is free and family friendly. Event to take place in the street area between Stadium and the Skate Park. Performance can also be seen from the Harlem Café.
Evenings in secret locations across the beautiful Mornington Peninsula curated by artists for artists.
CREATION : Praise Bee
Join renowned contemporary artist Deborah Kelly for an evening of unique ceremonial music and culinary pleasures at Beleura House and Garden.
A site-specific, immersive and multidisciplinary art installation, artist talk and drawing demonstration by award winning artist Marynes Avila
We celebrate the launch of the 2023 DRIFT Arts Festival featuring the voices, stories and songlines of the oldest living culture, our First Peoples.
Strata Exhibition - Point Nepean Visual Arts Precinct
"Strata Exhibition" reflects the complex multilayers of the Quarantine Station and how we fit into that picture.
Make a comic book with cartoonist Sabina Wills!
Pick up a pencil and start your own adventure. Sabina will help you unfurl your creativity in this session - no drawing or writing skills required.
The Last Lighthouse Keeper
THE LAST LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER is a unique production with music and puppetry that invites children to become storytellers and theatre makers.
Teen Jesus and the Jean Teasers
DRIFT Arts Festival and Guts Touring are immensely proud to present the Mornington Peninsula debut show for Teen Jesus and the Jean Teasers!
DRIFT into a local brewery, cafe or restaurant as you make your way across the Mornington Peninsula.