Sat, 17 July|
Deborah Conway & Willy Zygier: Songs From The Book Of Life
Deborah Conway & Willy Zygier present Songs From The Book Of Life, a career spanning selection of music and stories. There is unflinching honesty, humour, revelation and a reflexive desire to let it all hang out. And some damn fine tunes. Doors at 7pm. Show starts 7.30pm. Two sets with interval.
Time & Location
17 July 2021, 7:00 pm
Birregurra Hall, 42-44 Main St, Birregurra VIC 3242, Australia
About the event
ABOUT THE SHOW Deborah Conway & Willy Zygier present Songs From The Book Of Life, a career spanning selection of music and stories. There is unflinching honesty, humour, revelation and a reflexive desire to let it all hang out. And some damn fine tunes. Deborah Conway has been a musician for 40 years, has played countless live shows from stadiums to lounge rooms; has recorded a lot of songs, has produced records, shows, tours & festivals. Conway met Willy Zygier in 1991 and together they have released 10 albums. Conway & Zygier produced four iterations of the national concert series “Broad” the all female singer/songwriter review 2005 – 2008, Conway became Artistic Director for the Queensland Music Festival 2009 – 2011; in 2014 they established The Melbourne Shir Madness Jewish Music Festival (now FoJAM) for 2015 & 2017. There have been gongs along the way - Conway with her band Do-Re-Mi won 1985’s Countdown Award for Best Debut Single; in 1991 Conway collected an Aria Award for Best Female Performer for her debut album String Of Pearls; in 2016 Conway and Zygier’s 1993 anthem Alive and Brilliant was inducted into the National Film and Sound Archive; also in 2016 Conway was named a Living Legend both by the Leaps & Bounds Festival and Rolling Stone Magazine; in 2017 Conway and Zygier’s show was nominated for a Helpmann Award; in 2019 Conway was made a National Living Legend by the National Live Music Awards. In 2020 Conway received Member (AM) of the Order Of Australia (General Division) for significant service to the performing arts as a singer, songwriter and producer. In 2020 Conway received Australia Council Don Banks Award given to an artist for their outstanding contribution to Australian Cultural Life through music. https://deborahconwaywillyzygier.locals.com www.deborahconway.com