Montaigne, Ross Wilson are playing free shows in Docklands

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Montaigne, Ross Wilson are playing free shows in Docklands

The final two Saturdays of District Live for summer 2023 are not to be missed.

With the first two weekends of District Live being a complete success for the state, the final two are bound to be even bigger and better.

Now that summer has turned on the heat, The District Docklands open-air, free, live entertainment series brings the ultimate weekend outing with two of Australia’s greatest musicians. Ross Wilson and Montaigne are set to headline the last two Saturdays of the series on the 21st and 28th of January with a range of interactive, fun, and creative activities available to visitors as well.

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From Mondo Rock and Daddy Cool, Ross Wilson will be headlining the third weekend of District Live this weekend, on 21 January. Celebrating 50 years of Eagle Rock, Ross is one of Australia’s most awarded, respected, and well-known artists, with no less than 26 ARIA top 40 hits to his credit as a singer, songwriter and producer.

Visitors will have the opportunity to partake in all ages Trivia, which is back after its success at week one. There will be two sessions running at 2:30pm and 4pm. The host will take participants through a mix of general knowledge, music, pop culture, sport, and history questions. Prizes will be awarded to the winners at the end of each session.

With melodies to get lost in, and the most energetic of live performances, Montaigne will be one to witness at District Live on 28 January. Montaigne has been courting attention with her music, which demonstrates her intelligence, nuance, and sensitivity as a songwriter. The release of her debut album Glorious Heights, peaked at #4 in the ARIA charts. Montaigne’s evolution as an artist journeyed them to be selected to represent Australia at Eurovision 2020 in Rotterdam and again in 2021.

There will also be a Silent Disco Mood Maze for visitors to enjoy throughout the day. Visitors can grab a set of headphones and dance through the colourful acrylic maze to three channels of different groovy beats. The Maze will be free to attend and a good fit for all ages. Chill out, boogie and dance the day away.

District Live is an inclusive event that is wheelchair accessible with Auslan Interpreters at each live headliner set, Welcome to Country by local Elders and a dedicated quiet space for those that need to take a break. The District Docklands is easily accessible for all people, with Melbourne CBD’s most affordable parking options, a new bike track on Footscray Road and the free tram service on Docklands Drive.

This is a licensed event and persons under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a legal guardian or responsible adult.

Find out more about District Live here