Ability Fest is going down next weekend

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Ability Fest is going down next weekend

Making live music accessible for all music lovers.

Last year saw paralymian and disability advocate Dylan Alcott  raise just shy of $200,000 for The Dylan Alcott Foundation with his brainchild, Ability Fest. This year, the festival is back again to cater to the needs of all music lovers.

The lineup offers a slew of Australian talent with The Presets, Hot Dub Time Machine, Total Giovanni, E^ST, Boogs, ARC (members of Kram, Jet and Powderfinger), Eliza Hull, Kim Churchill, Luca Brasi, Northeast Party House and loads more acts donating their time to perform at the charity event.

Coburg Velodrome will be transformed to allow accessibility and resources to attendees living with disabilities, including quiet zones, viewing platforms, and on-stage AUSLAN translators alongside a range of other special needs facilities.

Depite last year’s highly applaudable effort, Alcott has set his sights even higher for this year’s event – with ANZ jumping on board as Major Partner for the festival. Since launching The Dylan Alcott Foundation in 2017, Alcott has raised upwards of $300,000 for Australians living with disabilities.