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Live music, food, wine and the party spirit
Get into the Christmas party spirit with this first-time event in Melbourne. On Friday 11th December, the Sidney Myer Music Bowl will be transformed into the venue for the biggest ever end-of-year break up party.
The Bureau is a one-day celebration where friends and colleagues, music and food lovers come together to celebrate the end of the year. Premium local produce, wines and imported beers will be on offer, to be enjoyed along with a fantastic music line-up.
The Temptations will be fronted by original Band Member Otis Williams
The line-up in this nine-hour afternoon talent fest includes a variety of iconic international acts and renowned homegrown talent. Music during the day will include a selection of Australian Triple J favourites. As celebrations move into the night, the party will take a step back into the 90s with a line-up featuring some of the most recognisable international soul, hip hop and electro acts of the era.
The line-up includes:
The Temptations (USA) - the iconic vocal group regarded as having been highly influential to the development of R&B and soul music. Otis Williams, the only surviving member of the original Temptations will front the group,
C C Music Factory (USA) - this band will take you straight back to the 90s with their energetic hit singles Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now), Things That Make You Go Hmmm and Just a Touch of Love; and
Pseudo Echo - jump back another decade and hear this legendary 80s Melbourne band perform their number one hit single Funky Town.
Iconic local act Pseudo Echo is amongst the line-up
These great acts will be supported by local talent Saskwatch, Andy Bull, ASTA and Magic America , along with American soul singer Charles Bradley.
Local talent ASTA will also perform
There are a variety of ticket options available depending on your budget, ranging from $119 for general admission, through to the 'Top End' experience - a tailored all-inclusive hospitality package beginning at $295.00 per person. (Booking fees apply.)
Festival goers can feast on premium food hampers filled with fresh summer ingredients: there are picnic box, gluten-free and vegetarian box, cheese box and sweets box options to choose from.
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