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Music from “Uptown” Brown – One Man Band Extroadinaire


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Favouring a repertoire drawn largely from the 1920-50’s Uptown Brown will delight the crowds while roving the streets of Ballarat, during this years Ballarat Heritage Festival.

Freshly returned from a critically acclaimed world tour that took in such salubrious locations as Paris, Berlin and Marakesh, “Uptown” Brown has found himself bankrupt, stranded (and more than a little hungover) in a far flung colonial outpost (Australia). Brown is a man who has worn many hats in his colourful life – inventor, musician, aviator and adventurer to name but a few.

However, without a doubt his crowning glory is the patented “Goodtimes Gyratorscope”, a musical machine which permits an athletic fellow to play multiple instruments at once. Using leftover parts from a disused biplane (which he himself had crashed) Brown built a number of ill-fated (and occasionally lethal) prototypes before arriving at the current design.

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25 May - 26 May
10:00am - 3:00pm

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Sturt Street, Ballarat Central VIC 3350

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