Melbourne’s MEMO Music Hall to launch livestream performance series

Beginning with a performance from Kate Ceberano

MEMO Music Hall has announced today (March 25) that it will launch a series of livestreamed performances, starting April 5.

The St. Kilda venue is running the livestream in collaboration with Renegade Films. Following MEMO’s closure given the government-instituted nationwide shutdown of non-essential services amid the coronavirus pandemic, the venue announced the livestream in a bid to “bring the MEMO experience to you”.

“We feel it is important to come together and continue to support artists and the live music industry,” a statement said on the venue’s website. “We look forward to seeing you at MEMO in the future. In the meantime we hope you support this new and exciting venture.”

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Kicking off the series will be soul-pop singer-songwriter Kate Ceberano. Ceberano recently released ‘The Dangerous Age’, a collaborative album with singer-songwriter Steve Kilbey of The Church and pop singer-songwriter Sean Sennett.

While Ceberano’s performance is currently being billed as a special one-off event, MEMO organisers have said via their website they “hope this will be the first of many”.

Access to the MEMO Music Hall livestream costs just $10 with all funds shared between MEMO, Renegade Films and the artists performing.

Kate Ceberano will kick off the MEMO livestream sessions on Sunday, April 5 from 7.30pm AEDT. Tickets are available here.

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