Saturday 25 June

Kicking off the first weekend in style is a line-up of strong contemporary female voices, traversing the sonic spectrum of pop, soul, indie and RnB, combined with intimate storytelling.

Multi-disciplined songstress and vocal powerhouse KIRA PURU will satisfy your pop desires, with a dynamic style that has seen her collaborate with Illy, Urthboy, Paul Kelly and more.

Watch the sun go down with MAPLE GLIDER, a loveable singer-songwriter drawing you into personal vignettes over a plucked acoustic guitar or deftly weighted piano chords.

Powerful new voice and creative shapeshifter, AKOSIA, will bring her dynamic version of contemporary soul-pop informed by the writings of Maya Angelou, the music of Sade, Miles Davis and more, with a sound establishing her as a ready-made artist on the scene.

And starting it all off with songs which immediately feel like old friends with new shoes, JHM will take us into her own world of lush tropical beats with a contemporary flare, with a style inspired by Griff, Solange and Tkay Maidza.



Southside Live is presented by the Victorian Government's On The Road Again initiative