Acknowledgement of Country

Dharug

Bayadyinyang budyari Dharug yiyura Dharug Ngurra.
Bayady’u budyari Dharug Warunggadgu baranyiin barribugu.
Bayady’u budyari wagulgu yiyuragu Ngurra bimalgu Blacktown City. Flannel flowers dyurali bulbuwul.
Yanmannyang mudayi Dharug Ngurrawa. Walama ngyini budbud dali Dharug Ngurra Dharug yiyura baranyiin barribugu.

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We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of this Land, the Dharug people, and their continued connection to Country.
We pay our respects to Elders from yesterday to tomorrow.
We extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples of Blacktown City where the flannel flowers still grow proud and strong.
We will walk softly on this land and open our hearts to Country as the Dharug people have for tens of thousands of years.

TRACKS | A Western Sydney Hip-Hop Project

Blacktown Arts Centre, FBi Radio and MusicNSW present Tracks – A Western Sydney Hip-Hop Project.

We’re kicking things off with a free party on Saturday, 3 June 2017, headlined by some of hip-hop’s brightest rising stars. Catch sets from B Wise, Lil Spacely and Elijah Yo, plus FBi Dance Class alumni Ebony Boadu on the decks.If you make music, join us earlier for advice on how to get your tracks out there. Hear from some of the best in the biz and have all your questions answered.

Q&A | MUSIC INDUSTRY SESSION
4 pm – 6 pm

4 pm | Making It – A Music Industry Q&A
Amelia Jenner (FBi Radio, Music Director), B Wise (hip hop artist), Dale Harrison (Elefant Traks, Art Director/Production Manager), Charles Lomu aka Six Pound (hip hop artist/youth worker), Ziggy (DJ, event producer and artist manager), Travis Banko (Laneway Festival/Artist Manager, Lunatic Entertainment).
Hosted by FlexMami (DJ/writer/radio presenter).

5 pm | Meet The Music Industry – Speed Dating
Dale Harrison (Elefant Traks), Travis Banko (Laneway Festival), B Wise, Alex Franco (Artist Manager), Ziggy, MC Hau (MC Koolism/ARIA award winner/radio host), Charles Lomu aka Six Pound, Kat Dopper (Heaps Gay, Founder, Red Bull Sound Select/FBi Radio event producer), Maria Mitar (Curator, Performing Arts, Blacktown Arts Centre) and Laura Murdoch (Executive Producer, MusicNSW).

5 pm | Meet FBi Radio’s Music Director Amelia Jenner

Entry is free! RSVP your spot for the party, music industry session or both!


B Wise | 7pm
+ Lil Spacely and Elijah Yo, plus FBi Dance Class alumni Ebony Boadu on the decks.

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B Wise

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