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25 August - 2 September | Weekends | 1pm - 6pm


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Melbourne Writers Festival - Duets Series

Paul Dempsey & Julia Jacklin: Sat 25 Aug, 1pm

Julia Jacklin (Don’t Let The Kids Win), hailing from the Blue Mountains in NSW, is known for her observational folk songs laced with a melancholic ache.

She’s in conversation with Paul Dempsey, singer, guitarist and songwriter from the band Something for Kate.

Glenn Richards & Ainslie Wills: Sat 25 Aug, 2.30pm

Ainslie Wills (Oh The Gold), writes songs with a quietly profound lyricism and musical sincerity, and has headlined sold-out shows in Australia and the UK.

She talks to Glenn Richards from Augie March about her craft.

Sarah Blasko & Ryan Downey: Sat 25 Aug, 4pm

Indie-folk artist Ryan Downey’s voice speaks to the honey of Leonard Cohen and depth of Bill Callahan.

He’s in conversation with singer-songwriter and chanteuse Sarah Blasko.

Kate Ceberano & Kaiit: Sun 26 Aug, 2.30pm

The honeyed and fierce Kaiit has opened up the aural landscape with her groundbreaking ‘Natural Woman’.

She breaks conversational bread with jazz singer and icon Kate Ceberano.

David Bridie & Alice Skye: Sat 1 Sep, 4pm

Alice Skye, singer-songwriter, Wergaia woman and universal little sister, is known for her stripped back piano melodies and a striking musical sensitivity.

She will be in conversation with seven-time ARIA-winning songwriter and composer David Bridie.

Mojo Juju & Joel Ma: Sun 2 Sep, 1pm

Genre-bending vocal power-punch Mojo Juju is set to shake up the Australian musical landscape with her ruminations on identity and place.

She’s changing the world with MC and producer Joel Ma.

Rob Snarski & Romy Vager: Sun 2 Sep, 2.30pm

Romy Vager, frontwoman of one of Melbourne’s most exciting rising acts, RVG, isn’t used to answering personal questions, preferring to let her music do the talking.

Now for MWF, she’s talking to globe-trotting, velvet-voiced troubadour, Rob Snarski.

Jen Cloher & Miss Blanks: Sun 2 Sep, 4pm

Activist and hip-hop saviour Miss Blanks has been empowering genres since her first glorious entrance with ‘Clap Clap’.

She’s dismantling structures with singer-songwriter and trailblazer Jen Cloher.


Check out some of the other highlights of the Melbourne Writers Festival at Fed Square:

Melbourne Writers Festival – Duets Series

Magda Szubanski (Second Last Rites: Magda’s Funeral)

Neko Case: This Tornado Loves You

The Eye of the Storm: The Power of Patrick White

Kitty Flanagan (Kitty Flanagan’s School for Relationship Break-ups)

Chris Fleming: Live


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