KOOKY CARROTS (KIDS BAND) and CLARE YOUNIS (ALT POP) Middle spot, WILLOW IN MOTION (POP ROCK) Opening spot Music Mamas was founded in 2016 by Melbourne singer/songwriter and mum Kat O purely because there weren’t many gigs where she could play in front of her young daughter. After talking to female musicians in the same boat and family-friendly pubs, the idea quickly came to fruition.
Waari is an 18-year-old Indigenous artist originally from Mt Isa, Queensland. It's been a big year already, with debut singles, sets at Woodford Folk Festival, Moomba Festival and a tour of the east coast with Tiana Khasi. His music glides between reggae and deep R&B, drawing comparisons to early Toots and the Maytals, and the soulful sounds of D'Angelo's 'Voodoo'. And Waari's songs reflect the sacred land we stand on and the many cultures that lie within it.
MOUNT KUJO Powerful, dynamic and indefatigable: Mount Kujo is a Melbourne based, internationally formed act blending Funk, Jazz, Latin and Afrobeat. Infamously known for their well-elaborated original arrangements composed of colorful harmonic changes, virulent rhythms garnished with explosive horn sections and extensive solo parts