Almanac Music: Archie Roach – Lake Bolac Eel Festival 2011


Photo by Col Abbott


With the death of Archie Roach over the weekend Col Abbott was reminded of the time he saw Archie Roach and his two sons play at the Lake Bolac Eel Festival in 2011.


This was his first or second gig after the death of Ruby Hunter two months earlier. The vacant chair on stage referred to the loss of Ruby but also the contribution to their music together.


Note the stuffed Brolga on stage.


Archie and Ruby are now at peace together.



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