Friday Nights at NGV Augie March

To complement the 2016 Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition Degas: A New Vision, the NGV stays open late with Friday Nights at NGV.

Art Performance previously on at NGV International in Victoria, Australia.
From Friday 16 September 2016 to Friday 16 September 2016

Friday Nights at NGV	Augie March image

Published by National Gallery of Victoria - International on Monday 16 May 2016.
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Running over thirteen weeks from 24 June to 16 September, enjoy after-hours access to the exhibition, music, short talks, food and bars, and performances by local and international acts. This winter, rock, folk, pop and garage punk are all on the menu. Doors open 6pm. Headline act 8.30pm.

HEADLINE: AUGIE MARCH

Augie March started in and around Collingwood, Melbourne in late 1995. Three members were originally from Shepparton in central Victoria – Adam Donovan and Dave Williams grew up sharing a back fence, while Glenn Richards lived on the edge of that town. They are regularly touted as one of Australia’s ‘greatest’ or ‘finest’ bands; albums and songs make ‘best ever’ lists. Their songs get played at weddings, and at funerals. Children have been named after them, and the characters in their songs. Their music is impossible to categorise; they have traditional elements at times then get wildly avant garde at others. They are that rarest of bands that have both critical and commercial success – at times their songs have been on almost every radio format in the country – with gold and platinum albums to their credit, yet they remain perennial outsiders.