ABC will simulcast Crowded House Live at Sydney Opera House as part of Ausmusic Month celebrations.
The forecourt concert, coinciding with their induction into the ARIA Hall of Fame, will also be live-streamed on the ABCTV Facebook page.
Michelle Guthrie, Managing Director said: “Ausmusic Month began at triple j more than 20 years ago and the ABC is pleased it has been able to support Australian music and highlight the creative work of so many musicians, producers and the wider industry.
“In November we continue the association between ABC Radio networks and Australian music with a celebration of Ausmusic Month across all ABC platforms.
“Ausmusic Month is about all Australian music – not just bands and songwriters, but orchestras, composers, ensembles and choirs, producers, technicians, managers, students…from the seasoned professionals to the absolute beginners, we aim to celebrate Australia’s rich musical landscape in full.”
Ausmusic Month TV highlights include:
20,000 Days on Earth
Sunday November 6 at 8.30pm on ABC2 & iview
Drama and reality combine in a fictitious 24 hours in the life of musician and international cultural icon, Nick Cave.
Crowded House Live at Sydney Opera House
Sunday November 27 at 7.40pm on ABC & iview, simulcast on Double J & live-streamed on ABC TV Facebook
Twenty years after bidding farewell to 100,000 people lining Sydney Opera House foreshore, Crowded House return with encore performances at this iconic site, coinciding with their induction into the ARIA Hall of Fame and marking a worthy finale to a month of diverse musical content across ABC platforms. Tickets are sold out, but ABC TV, Double J and iview are simulcasting the Sunday November 27 performance Live, giving you the opportunity to watch from wherever you are. Join the conversation using: #CrowdedHouseLive
Every Saturday morning and evening throughout November
Rage presents Ausmusic Month specials every Saturday morning and evening across November on ABC TV.
Tuesdays November 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 at 6.20pm on ABC ME & iview
Aspiring musicians get “In Tune” with real life rock stars in a one-on-one interview and jam session! These famous musos are full of advice for the next generation of talent. Acts include Vance Joy, Birds of Tokyo, Stonefield, Cat Empire, and Missy Higgins.
ABC’s iview will present an Ausmusic Month collection across November – a curated slate of programming featuring live concerts and performances, archival material and great Australian music content.