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Presented in partnership with Melbourne Writers Festival

One Guitar: Missy Higgins

(Cancelled)

Missy Higgins appears live at a recording of the One Guitar podcast with Alexander Gow, debuting a new song and discussing her creative process.

Following the extension of Melbourne’s lockdown, and with the safety of staff, artists and audiences front of mind, Melbourne Writers Festival has made the difficult decision to cancel its live events as part of this year’s program, planned to be delivered from Friday 3 to Sunday 12 September.

All tickets to in-person events will automatically be refunded in full, and anyone who wishes to donate the value of their ticket or make a tax-deductible donation to support MWF is welcome to do so.

The MWF Digital program will be brought forward to give you access to online events from home, streaming for an extended period from 3–15 September. Read further details here.

Join renowned musicians Missy Higgins and Alexander Gow for a special live recording of the unique podcast series, One Guitar. For the project, Gow, of Oh Mercy and Perfect Moment renown, sends the same guitar to Australia’s best songwriters, asking them to create a new song in four weeks. Higgins debuts her composition and speaks with Gow about the creative process that has made her one of the country’s most popular recording artists.

This event will be Auslan interpreted.

Supported by Mushroom Group and APRA AMCOS.

Presented in partnership with RMIT University – Learning Partner for Melbourne Writers Festival.