Emma Donovan & The Putbacks

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Emma Donovan & The Putbacks

Emma Donovan and the Putbacks

Fresh from their US tour, acclaimed Indigenous vocalist Emma Donovan and one of Australia’s most revered rhythm sections, The Putbacks perform for one night only at Hawthorn Arts Centre.

‘This powerhouse deliver a signature mix of original soul funk that draws on Emma’s history, indigenous language and their 10 years together in collaboration. Get ready for a deep journey across their 3 acclaimed albums.’

The Putbacks’ describe themselves as Melbourne’s heaviest funk rhythm section and feature guitarist Tom Martin, drummer Rory Mcdougall, percussionist Justin Marshall, Mick Meagher on bass and Simon Mavin on keys. Matched against Emma’s optimistic, impassioned, and bruisingly honest lyrics the collaboration has won friends and admirers all over the world.

The performance will be approximately 1 hour and 50 minutes, including a 20 minute intermission. Boroondara Arts Bar will be open.