Missy Higgins, Tones And I to headline Geelong concert this weekend

January 18, 2021 BY

Missy Higgins will headline the concert at Mt Duneed Estate this Saturday.

LIVE music is coming back to Victoria in a big way this summer, and it will all start in Geelong this Saturday.
Tickets go on sale tomorrow (Tuesday, January 19) for Missy Higgins and Tones And I co-headlining the first leg of the just-announced Sounds Better Together concert series.
Ahead of her sold-out Sidney Myer Music Bowl performance on January 27, Higgins will perform in Geelong at the COVIDSafe Sounds Better Together concert at Mount Duneed Estate.
Appearing at today’s official launch, Higgins said: “Live music has always been an essential part of life in Victoria so it’s exciting to finally be getting back to playing gigs here again.”:
“Hopefully these special shows can be a bit of a thank you to everyone for all the sacrifices they made last year.”
Tones And I joins Missy Higgins in co-headlining the Geelong leg. Hailing from the Mornington Peninsula, Tones is an international success story, a multi-platinum singer-songwriter amassing a record number of global streams of her hit single “Dance Monkey”, along with follow-up singles “Never Seen The Rain”, new single “Fly Away”, which is climbing charts globally and more (“Dance Monkey” has also taken the crown for the Most Shazamed song of all time).
“It’s great to be a part of Sounds Better Together and bring live music back to Victoria”, Tones said.
Sydney-via-Canowindra artist Gordi joins a huge line-up at Mt Duneed on the weekend. Alongside working her day job as a doctor, the acclaimed singer-songwriter released her second studio album Our Two Skins in June last year, garnering critical praise and two J Award nominations (Australian Album of the Year and Artist of the Year).
“I’m thrilled to be coming together to bring live music back to Victoria, it’s going to be really special,” she said.
Rounding out Mt Duneed’s program is Warrnambool singer-songwriter Didirri, known for his ethereal vocals, poetic, candid songwriting, and captivating on-stage presence.
To ensure a COVIDSafe event, organisers have implemented several conditions:
  • Reduced capacity shows
  • Digital tickets – this ensures all contact details are recorded even when a ticket is forwarded or sold to another patron.
  • “Buy together to stay together” – Shows will be reserved allocated seating only (row widths have been increased to ensure social distancing between groups)
  • Regular touchpoint cleaning
  • Additional bar, food and sanitary facilities – to minimise queuing
  • Additional staffing – security and event staff to help manage social distancing onsite
  • COVIDSafe officer to ensure compliance
  • Hand sanitiser stations
  • Increased communications to patrons and staff
  • Event staff health check and training
  • Additional medical facilities and staffing.

Tickets for the Sounds Better Together concert at Mt Duneed Estate go on sale from noon tomorrow at ticketmaster.com.au.