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An interview with Rebekah Duke: Melbourne’s inner-northern live music venues and social scenes

Issue: Vol 16 No. 1-2 (2015)

Journal: Perfect Beat

Subject Areas: Popular Music

DOI: 10.1558/prbt.v16i1-2.28549


In this Riff article, Samuel Whiting speaks to live music advocate and Melbourne music industry professional Rebekah Duke. The interview focuses on the small live music venues of Melbourne’s inner-northern suburbs and the social scenes that inhabit them, exploring the role that these spaces play within the city’s broader live music scene in Australia’s cultural capital. The significance of these venues is reflected within Duke’s first-hand experiences, emphasizing ideas of vernacular cultural history and place-making.

Author: Samuel Charles Whiting

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