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Live prison broadcast this Father's Day

CBAA News, 7th August 2013
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This Father's Day (Sun 1 Sep) tune into PBS 106.7FM for a special broadcast from Port Phillip Prison with Mick Thomas & The Roving Commission.

Following on from the success of last year’s broadcast from Port Phillip Men’s Prison (whereby the PBS live broadcast was the first of its kind), this special broadcast on Father’s Day returns once again with a similar philosophy; to encourage positive bonding between inmates and their families, whilst providing quality musical entertainment with a community focus.

The audience for this show will be prison inmates and their families, providing a unique musical experience for the children of the inmates to share with their fathers. The event aims to offer a relaxed and enjoyable event for the children and their families as they share a live concert together.

Having announced the disbandment of Wedding’s, Parties, Anything at their induction to the Age Hall of Fame in 2012, singer Mick Thomas has risen from the ashes of his former musical life and emerged as a solo artist. Having released over 20 records in the duration of his prolific career, Mick Thomas’s music is intriguing, ever-evolving and undeniably Australian. After touring throughout Europe and the US, Mick released his latest record “Last of the Tourists” in early 2012 to great critical acclaim.

The Father’s Day Prison Broadcast will air from 13:00 EST on Sunday the 1st of September on The Juke Joint with Matt Frederick. Tune in to PBS 106.7fm, PBS digital or stream.

This project is an initiative of PBS 106.7FM, produced with the assistance of the Community Broadcasting Foundation (CBF) and made possible with cooperation and support from the staff at G4S Custodial Services.

A national version of this broadcast is available for syndication through the Community Radio Network. Interested broadcasters or stations should contact Martin Walters at the CBAA on 02 9310 2999 or email.

MEDIA ENQUIRIES: Sam Wass/ Marketing & Events Coordinator/ sam@pbsfm.org.au / 03 8415 1067

picture of Mick Thomas in performance

 

 

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