Valentine Music Fund

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Keep the Circle Unbroken

A live stream performance, album and documentary that forms an audible bridge stretching across generations, cultures, gender, politics, race and musical genre by the Row Jerry Crow band, Tim Rogers, Kee’ahn and many impressive guest artists.

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”Keep the Circle Unbroken” is based on a concert and album by The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band with a message of unity, integration and friendship.

A documentary was made centering around the song “Let the Circle be Unbroken” performed by the band and a star-studded guest list. The circle represents sitting around a campfire, being at the family dinner table or a traditional music session, sharing stories, thoughts and memories, handed down from generation to generation.

This performance will be similarly documented and will be a showcase of artists from every corner of our nation. First people, till now. They include Tim Rogers, Kylie Auldist, Mick Thomas, Kee’ahn, Grim Fawkner, Brooke Taylor, Jimmy Phoenix, Olivia Nathan, Bobby Valentine, Joyce Prescher and many more amazing musicians.

Most importantly the recording of the album and documentary will ensure that the message is sustained beyond the initial performance.

‘Keep the Circle Unbroken” is designed to bring together a divided nation and plant the seeds of hope for a better future. We believe Australia needs a good dose of that right now.

The performance empowers some of Australia’s best known and loved musicians to do what they do best in broadcasting this important message.

This is also a positive exercise for our musicians who are suffering more than most under the lockdown that closed our industry first and which will probably be the last to reopen.

Your support is vital for this project.

Your donation will contribute to the production costs of the performance, album and documentary. It will also be used to cover some expenses for accommodation and transport of our artists, the majority of which are donating their time and talent to this project at no cost.

While we hope that the live stream will generate some income through ticket sales, they will cover just a small portion of the expenses.

“Keep the Circle Unbroken” will only realise its full potential if we can raise the required funds through your generosity.

Every donation, no matter how small, will help.

For more information, visit the Memo Music Hall website.

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I am a professional entertainer of over 35 years. I have experience in every aspect of entertainment including live performance, TV, Radio, Recording, production, original composition, band management and teaching.

I am now semi retired and wish to establish a foundation to work philanthropically to assist my branch of the Arts – Live Music – armed with knowledge gained through involvement with high end arts such as Australian Ballet, NGV and Victorian Arts Centre.

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