Festival Program


Duets: Georgia Maq & Angie McMahon

Sat 7 Sep, 2.30pm
SLV, Isabella Fraser Room

Some of the country’s top singer-songwriters discuss their practice and perform live in MWF19’s Duets series.

Songwriter, lyricist and Camp Cope guitarist Georgia Maq sits down with singer-songwriter Angie McMahon – Melbourne's indie-rock darling – to discuss their success.

Supported by 3RRR 102.7FM

Update to previously advertised information: Georgia Maq has replaced Hannah Joy in this event.


1 hour

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Session Artists

Jane Gazzo is a broadcaster, music journalist and public speaker. She is well-known for hosting stints on national radio and TV both here and in the UK and is chair of the Australian Music Vault. Her first book, John Farnham - The Untold Story, was published in 2015.

Georgia Maq is the songwriter, lyricist and guitarist of Naarm/Melbourne based power emo band, Camp Cope. Georgia’s song writing has been described as mature, waxing effortlessly from regret, grief, insecurity and romance.

Songwriter Angie McMahon is the twenty-something heroine you can relate to and root for; the star of her charming, honest songs about life, love, and comfort food. Having filled some of Australia’s most revered venues, her debut album Salt has enraptured fans, charts, media, and the Melbourne music community.

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