AT 65-years-old, Australian songwriter, singer and author, Archie Roach is on the road for his final ever tour and will be bringing his show to Horsham Town Hall.
The tour, Tell Me Why, celebrates Mr Roach's memoir and latest album (2019) which explores his journey from a stolen child and teenage alcoholic to seeker, lover (with his life partner the late Ruby Hunter), father, musical icon, social advocate and First Nations leader.
"It is a great honour for Horsham to be part of Archie's tour," Horsham Town hall venue manager Shana Miatke said.
"The Horsham Town Hall team have worked very hard to create more significant partnerships with BGLC and Goolum Goolum to support our first nation's stories and connection to country.
"Archie is a powerhouse of storytelling through both the spoken word and his music, and we anticipant that it will be an unforgettable night for all who attend."
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Audiences will hear seminal songs from his back catalogue alongside influential music from his youth and three new autobiographical songs written since completing his memoir.
It has been 30 years since the release of Archie Roach's debut album Charcoal Lane (1990).
Mr Roach has also received a Human Rights Achievement Award for his iconic Stolen Generations song, 'Took the Children Away'; a first for any songwriter.
Archie Roach was awarded 2020 Victorian Australian of the Year and has been awarded the Member of the Order of Australia. He has been dubbed the 'voice of the Stolen Generations.'
The one night only concert will be held on Friday, May 21.
Book online at horshamtownhall.com.au
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