Join XAVIER RUDD at Live At The Gardens as the internationally acclaimed musician and renowned singer-songwriter returns with his “Freedom Sessions Australia Tour”. Xavier will bring the most intricate solo show of his career to Australian fans off the back of his hugely successful North American and European tours.

An unforgettable night awaits at the stunning Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, filled with timeless classics and the exciting new sounds of his latest EP – Freedom Sessions – mesmerising audiences as he seamlessly juggles multiple instruments, while fusing intricate live looping and immersive soundscapes throughout his new tracks, showcasing new levels of complexity in his performance.

XAVIER RUDD will be joined by very special guests, award-winning songwriter and musician EMILY WURRAMARA and dynamic quartet CALYPSO CORA.

Don’t miss this night of soul-stirring music set against the breathtaking backdrop of the stunning Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne.

Sat 23 Nov 2024
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne - Naarm

General Admission $119.90*
*Additional handling fees apply.

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Licensed. All ages event.

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Xavier Rudd
Since his 2002 debut To Let, XAVIER RUDD has released 10 studio albums including 2022’s Jan Juc Moon, cementing his status as one of Australia’s greatest artists. An acclaimed singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Xavier’s soul-stirring music encompasses themes of spirituality, humanity and environmentalism. The multi-award-winning performer has a dedicated global following, continuing to inspire audiences with his passionate performances, powerful lyrics and his ability to create a unique blend of folk, blues, roots, reggae and rock.   


Emily Wurramara
ARIA-nominated, multi-award-winning songwriter and musician EMILY WURRAMARA is a gifted storyteller and mesmerising performer, captivating audiences since her debut EP Black Smoke in 2016. A Warnindhilyagwa woman from Groote Eylandt, Emily sings in both English and Anindilyakwa, celebrating her connection to land and culture. An advocate for important social causes and environmental issues makes her an inspiring figure and role model in the Australian music scene. Emily enters a new chapter with the forthcoming release of her anticipated follow up to 2018’s acclaimed Milyakburra.  


Calypso Cora
CALYPSO CORA are an exciting new four-piece from the Northern Rivers of NSW. With creative talent in the bloodline, Xavier’s son Finojet Rudd is the lead singer, recently supporting him at sold-out shows. Blending surf-soaked guitar sounds with indie pop melodies that captivate the spirit of good vibes, their catchy tunes draw from Brit rock and ska reggae influences.