On Sunday (January 12), Mac DeMarco and pals threw a charity BBQ in Melbourne which raised $210,000 for bushfire aid. The cash raised had been donated to Wildlife Victoria and the Hearth Reduction Fund for First Nations Communities. Try the announcement beneath.
The one-day BBQ occasion, referred to as Grill For Good, happened at Victoria Park in Abbotsford over the weekend. DeMarco was joined by a few Aussie musical visitors on the grill together with Alice Skye, Cable Ties, King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard, Laura Jean, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever and Julia Jacklin. Japanese punk-rock band Chai and Aussie band Pond – who’re supporting DeMarco on his present tour of Australia – had been additionally at Grill For Good.
Supplying the day with choons from the decks had been Amyl and the Sniffers, Harvey Sutherland, Minimize Copy, Miss Blanks and pals, Remi and pals and Soju Gang.
High Melbourne cooks like Tobie Puttock, Shannon Martinez, Raph Rashid and David Moyle had been additionally in attendance, supervising the grill with their sausage-turning experience.
DeMarco and his band, plus helps Pond and Chai, are presently touring Down Beneath in help of his newest album, ‘Right here Comes The Cowboy’. In a four-star review of the LP, which arrived final Could, NME mentioned: “The slacker hero slows issues down on his fourth full-length album, discovering catharsis in light instrumentation and considerate lyrics.”