Ipswich Civic Centre, 50 Nicholas Street Ipswich

Award-winning singer and songwriter Jess Hitchcock is a First Nations performer with family origins from Saibai in the Torres Straits and Papua New Guinea.

Jess will feature as a vocalist and on keys in this 80 minute acoustic concert.

Jess was the 2019 recipient of the Smuggler of Light, Indigenous Music and Media Award and has worked with Paul Kelly, Archie Roach, Short Black Opera and Kate Miller-Heidke (including 2019 Eurovision) and Tina Arena (Live Music from The Homefront 2021).

In 2020 Jess received an ARIA-PPCA – Australia Council First Nations Sound Recording Grant to record her new album Unbreakable – now the name of this tour.

Joining Jess will be leading musicians Cristian Barbieri (Jessica Mauboy, Goldlink, Brockhampton) on guitar and backing vocals and Helpmann award-winning MD Isaac Haywood (Ladies In Black, The Secret River, Muriel’s Wedding the Musical) on cello and keys. The show which will include songs from her new album Unbreakable as well as her recent album Bloodline.

It will be an intimate production, perfect for touring & is creatively driven by Jess’ passion to bring her musical talent and inspiration to her people.

The concert repertoire of 100% original songs by Jess Hitchcock, range from intimate soul ballads to upbeat rhythmic country-pop songs and is themed on the song Unbreakable. See snapshot below.

Sunday 14th August 2022 at 14:00 - 15:30