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Archie Roach: Tell me why
Presented By: Play On & Lighthouse Theatre

Not many have lived as many lives as Archie Roach – stolen child, seeker, teenage alcoholic, lover, father, musical and lyrical genius, and leader – but it took him almost a lifetime to find out who he really was.
Tell Me Why, the title of his new memoir and album, is a stunning account of resilience and the strength of spirit – and of a great love story. In this intimate, moving and often shocking memoir, Archie’s story is an extraordinary odyssey through love and heartbreak, family and community, survival and renewal – and the healing power of music.
The companion album to this story is considered Roach’s 18 song ‘magnum opus’. The album re-imagines songs which have defined his extraordinary career, together with songs previously written but never recorded, songs from early influences and brand new recordings.
Overcoming enormous odds to find his story and his people, Archie voices the joy, pain and hope he found on his path through song to become the legendary singer-songwriter and storyteller that he is today – beloved by fans worldwide.

 “He is an inspiring man: deep, thoughtful, taciturn. His songs ring with clarity, his voice richly textured; it is extraordinary to witness the magic he casts over an audience.” —Paul Grabowsky

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2 hours with interval

03 5559 4999

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Contemporary Music