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Archie Roach 'Tell Me Why' The Final Round: 1990-2020

Featuring Paul Grabowsky

  • Monday, 8 Mar 2021 - 7:30PM
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Legendary songwriter and ‘voice of the Stolen Generations’, Archie Roach AM, brings his life story to the stage in his final tour ever Tell Me Why. 

From stolen child and teenage alcoholic to musical icon, social activist and First Nations leader, Archie Roach’s compelling story is an extraordinary odyssey through love and heartbreak, family and community, survival and renewal – and a testament to the healing power of music.

30 years after the release of his two-time ARIA Award winning album Charcoal Lane (1990), Tell Me Why is an intimate and moving musical journey through Roach’s life. The work features seminal songs from his back catalogue, influential music from his youth and three new autobiographical songs.

Roach will be joined onstage by his five-piece band, including award-winning jazz composer and improviser Paul Grabowsky and special guest Emma Donovan.

Don’t miss this spectacular concert celebrating Roach’s eponymous memoir and latest album. 

Please note: This event was previously scheduled to occur on Sunday 8 November, 2020.


Archie Roach
Paul Grabowsky
Emma Donovan - Special guest


If you had tickets for the event that was originally meant to be held on Sunday 8 November, 2020, they are still valid for the new event date.

Family Price
2 x Adults & 2 x Children 16 years and under (applies A and B Reserve)
Also see separate Child Price, 16 years and under (applies A & B Reserve)

Concessions apply to
Full-time students
Seniors card holders
Health Care card holders

If you have selected 'Mobile Delivery' your e-tickets will be emailed shortly after your confirmation email. 
Please present your e-ticket on your mobile device for entry into the performance. 


Starts 7:30pm
8:10 approx (20mins)*
Second Half 8:30pm*

*Times are approximate and subject to change at any time.


A 'Grab and Go' menu will be available pre-show at this event.
Meals you will often find at this station range from curries, braises, gourmet burgers and substantial salads, right through to lighter options such as sushi, special fries and gourmet pies.

The menu will be uploaded to this event page closer to the event.