Desert Song Festival 2023

Over 10 days in September, singers and musicians, choirs and audiences from Alice Springs, Central Australia, and visitors to the region, experience something special, as artists from this vibrant multi-cultural community come together with visiting interstate and international artists and musicians to present a series of events celebrating the singer, the song, the instrument, the land and its people.

In 2023, Desert Song Festival (DSF) will be celebrating their 10th anniversary.

The 2023 program will present a number of premieres, headliners and artistic collaborations. Artists, musicians, choirs, climate scientists, Indigenous song-men and song-women will collaborate to present the usual DSF palette, characterised by artistic brilliance and cultural diversity, celebrating the singer, the song, the instrument and the country.

With the majestic ranges and gorges of Central Australia as its backdrop and heritage venues within the built environment of Alice Springs as its stages, this festival will again present the visitor with a compelling reason to travel the NT, by visiting ‘a town like Alice’ to attend the Desert Song Festival.

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