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April 21, 2021

Guitar raffle winner announced

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Ben Winch won a very special guitar at the Mullum Music Festival.

Donated by Bluesfest, it is adorned with Indigenous art and signed by some of the planet’s top musicians.

Music Outback’s Steve Berry said $3,655 was raised from the raffle, which will go towards helping remote Indigenous communities with their music programs and language preservation. Pictured are also volunteer Robyn and organiser Steve. 


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