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Goanna - Celebrating 40 Years of Spirit Place



> 17 SEPTEMBER, CIVIC THEATRE NEWCASTLE


Forty years on, and with their messages of positive engagement in Indigenous rights and environmental protection more relevant than ever, Australian icons Goanna return to celebrate their multi-platinum, game-changing debut album ‘Spirit of Place’.


In the early ‘80s in the midst of Aussie Rock’s golden age, Goanna helped forge a new Australian identity. The iconic ‘Solid Rock’ stoked a fire for Indigenous rights that hasn’t gone out, while the anthem of ‘Let The Franklin Flow’ was a call to arms for the emerging environmental movement. Soulful, lyrical, brimming with musicality and creative volatility, Goanna mixed classic folk song craft with spirited roots rock, helping to establish a musical thread that remains vital and ubiquitous in Australian music today.


In 2022, Shane Howard, Rose Bygrave, Marcia Howard and Graham Davidge, with special guests, embark on a new journey, reigniting the Goanna spirit once more and paying homage to their classic songs. To book tickets visit www.civictheatrenewcastle.com.au

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