Smith Street Dreaming returns to Leaps and Bounds Music festival for its fifth celebration

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At this year’s Leaps and Bounds Music Festival, the Smith Street Dreaming project will be featured again, celebrating “indigenous pride, awareness, and community.”

Focusing on community spirit, the announcement stated that “Smith Street Dreaming is the biggest street celebration of long-standing indigenous history on the calendar, bringing together many mobs on the corner of Stanley & Smith Street, Collingwood.”

“Taking place on Saturday 22 July, the annual event will play host to some of Australia’s best indigenous talent featuring live sets from Frank Yamma, Emma Donovan, Yung Warriors, hip hop dance group Indigenous Hip Hop Projects, Jindi Worabak traditional dancers, and MC Shelley Ware (Marngrook Footy Show),” the announcement said.

This will be the events fifth celebration.

Jason Tamiru, Smith Street Dreaming Producer, said in the announcement today “Since the conception of Smith Street Dreaming relationships have improved with the Smith Street Dreaming motto – One Street, Many Mobs, One Community – becoming a reality. Personally, I have been involved with Smith Street Dreaming from the onset and I have seen it firsthand be embraced and accepted by all stakeholders, investors and most of all our community. It a very special Festival one of those I am proud to be part of.”

To find out more about Smith Street Dreaming, visit Smith Street Dreaming Featuring Frank Yamma, Emma Donovan & Yung Warriors

Leaps and Bounds Music Festival runs July 13-23, 2017.


Smith Street Dreaming 2017

Saturday 22 July

Frank Yamma, Emma Donovan, Yung Warriors,

Indigenous Hip Hop Projects, Jindi Worabak traditional dancers

MC Shelley Ware

Corner of Smith and Stanley Streets Collingwood

1.00pm – 5.00pm



Welcome to Country

Q&A with Parkies



Indigenous Hip Hop Projects

Yung Warriors


Jindi Worabak Dancers

Frank Yamma


Emma Donovan

Free entry via registration at & Eventbrite.

The full Leaps and Bounds Music Festival 2017 program and ticket details can be found at

Leaps and Bounds Music Festival 2017

City of Yarra Venues

Thursday 13 July – Sunday 23 July

Presented by The City of Yarra

Supported by Creative Victoria

Presenting Partners – PBS 106.7FM and Beat

Leaps and Bounds Music Festival 2017 is supported through the Victorian Government’s Music Works program.