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Kankawa Nagarra + Flooded Palace

March 9 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Family friendly and free to attend, pack your picnic blanket and tune into the rhythms of summer.

Melville Summer Music returns, pack your picnic and get down to your local park for sun-drenched evenings with world class musical performances that surprise, captivate and enchant.

We have something special for you in March as we welcome Kankawa Nagarra (Olive Knight), a Walmatjarri Elder, international blues and gospel singer-songwriter, teacher and mentor and human rights advocate to the stage. With an incredible story to tell, Kankawa is a joy to watch.  

Joining Kankawa is Flooded Palace, the seldom-seen kid of much-lauded and awarded multi-instrumentalist Todd Pickett, who’s played over the past 15 years with such luminaries as The Kill Devil Hills, Abbe May, Kim Salmon, The Southern River Band, and Don Walker from Cold Chisel. His star-studded backing band are from equal prestige.

Event Information

  • Arrive from 4.30pm to set up your picnic blanket. Folding chairs are welcome – please allow space for people with picnic blankets to set up in front, so everyone can enjoy the view.
  • Food providers to be announced.
  • Bring your own reusable plates and cups as we try to reduce waste at our events. 
  • Walk, ride, bus or ride share to the event. 
  • Free parking will be available around Kadidjiny Park and at Melville Primary School. 
  • Flooded Palace will be on at 5.00pm and Kankawa Nagarra will take to the stage at 6.00pm.



March 9
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Kadidjiny Park
70-72 Kitchener Road
Melville, WA 6156 Australia
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City of Melville
08 9364 0666
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