Melbourne indie band to play at youth festival

Kate FieldingSouth Western Times

Australian indie band British India have been announced as the headline act for this year’s Bunbury SHIFT Festival 2018 presented by Drug Aware.

The four-piece from Melbourne will rock the city on April 15 for the youth festival at Koombana Foreshore.

The City of Bunbury event takes place during Youth Week.

Alongside British India, Perth four-piece alternative band Wooly Mammoth will be performing live on stage along with a host of local acts.

There will also be a pop-up skate park, market stalls, food trucks and youth-friendly activities.

The festival is a free event open to the whole community to celebrate Bunbury’s young people.

Mayor Gary Brennan said the inclusion of such a high-profile band was a boon for Bunbury and the Bunbury Geographe region.

“This event will see young people from all over the region head to Bunbury and have a great time getting to know our city,” Mr Brennan said.

“Our young people are an important demographic and the future of Bunbury – this festival is about them and for them.”

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