Bobby Alu (Maleny)
Bobby Alu (solo) with featured guest Foloi Iulia
Bobby Alu delivers enchanting performances blending Polynesian rhythms, engaging storytelling, and effortless harmonies. Armed with his trademark baritone ukulele and log drums, Bobby weaves influences from his Samoan heritage into his music as he expertly navigates the groove spectrum from folk through roots, reggae to tropical pop.
With a stellar reputation as a world-class performer, touring as Xavier Rudd's percussionist for five years and supporting the likes of John Butler Trio and Busby Marou, Bobby captivates audiences around the globe. His music remains marked by capturing the purest essence of enjoyment. In this special concert, Bobby will be joined by his mother, Foloi Iulia, to present a mesmerising fusion of graceful Samoan dance and traditional songs.
Support act: Maleny Ukulele
Maleny Ukulele are a uke-driven ensemble from the rolling hills of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. Led by musician and music teacher Tom Richter, the group is known for its clever arrangements, quirky song choices and heavenly vocal harmonies.
Cash bar available. Licenced venue - no BYO alcohol please.
6.30pm doors for a 7pm start. Please allow time to check in and find your seats.
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This project is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland. This initiative was supported through the Creative Industries Investment Program and is jointly funded by ArtsCoast through Sunshine Coast Council’s Art and Heritage Levy and the Regional Arts Development Fund in partnership with Queensland Government. Image Credit: Baron Walton