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‘Play Me!’ Desert Song Festival 2020 invites you to excite ‘ebony and Ivory’ and enliven the CBD with harmony and melody….. public street art- the piano.
The Desert Song Festival is an annual showcase of cultural diversity and artistic brilliance in Central Australia.
Take “the essential Australian journey” this September to Alice Springs where the unique story of human occupation, resilience and culture will be celebrated in Central Australia’s most popular festival. Over 10 glorious days, the Desert Song Festival’s myriad of concerts, workshops and masterclasses will present choirs, musicians, small vocal ensembles and solo performers in a celebration of; the singer, the song, the instrument, the land and its people.
The festival unites singers, musicians and audiences from Alice Springs and visitors to the region , over 10 incredible days (September 4-13). Artists from this vibrant multi-cultural community, in the heart of Australia, come together to present a diverse program of events, that reveal incredible musical talent.
Play Me! will have a grand piano set up in the heart of Todd Street Mall during the festival. It's a wonderful community event, which invites participation- come and tap out a tune and fill the streets of Alice Springs with music!