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The Echo spoke with Asaf Zakay about this multi-dimensional gig at Durrumbul Hall.

What sort of music should we be expecting on the night?

Electro dance music containing high-energy funky breakbeats, uplifting melodic soundscapes and psychotropic grooves will ensure something for everyone. The gig starts early! 6pm – no warmup, except by the bonfire and from Open Table’s delicious mouth-watering nourishing treats and chai… let’s get to it! We encourage everyone to come early to fully embrace the entire night – as Durrumbul closes at midnight!

Will there be visual installations as well?

Yes, Full productions include video or visual projections from Crystal Grid’s Tone Wonderland with luminary sculptures from Zakay Glass Creations; Coda’s mirrored sculptures will create a magical (for want of a better word) ambience within and about Durrumbul Hall grounds. A co-creation of local professional artists.

Why do you think dancing is so good at bringing community together?

Through dancing we break free from our thoughts and the everyday; we get to see each other more clearly, be ourselves completely. Everyone sharing the dance floor, celebrating life together, celebrating life’s journey through the expression of movement and sound! – Asaf.

What is Lightbody’s mission?

Ongoing – promoting and supporting local community, talent and creatives in events that have the most forward and progressive dance music, delicious nourishing food, high-quality, ethical, colourful and beautiful-vibe events within the shire. Making people happy. Celebrating life with dance!

6pm until midnight at Durrumbul Hall on Saturday. $25.

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