Rock royalty headline Hawkesbury Flood Relief Concert

Scene of the devastation: Organisers of the Hawkesbury Flood Relief Concert, Jarryd Faint and Dave Wilkins, at Governor Phillip Park on the Hawkesbury River, Windsor, where the concert will be held on June 6. Picture: Geoff Jones
Scene of the devastation: Organisers of the Hawkesbury Flood Relief Concert, Jarryd Faint and Dave Wilkins, at Governor Phillip Park on the Hawkesbury River, Windsor, where the concert will be held on June 6. Picture: Geoff Jones

Aussie rock royalty will headline the Hawkesbury Flood Relief Concert on Sunday, June 6 at Governor Phillip Park, Windsor.

Starring Shannon Noll, Dragon, Thirsty Merc, Eurogliders, Mark Gable from Choirboys, Jason Singh from Taxiride, Imogen Clark, and Kate DeAraugo - with more to be announced - and hosted by Ian 'Dicko' Dickson and 'The Duck', organisers are ensuring all proceeds go to those affected by the floods.

Organisers Dave Wilkins and Jarryd Faint, of Dinner By The River, want to help their fellow Hawkesbury residents who have suffered bushfires, Covid-19 effects and now the flood.

Hawkesbury City Council and Hawkesbury LAC are supporting the concert and all the profits from ticket sales, sponsorship and donations will be given to Rotary Australia World Community Service (RAWCS) to allocate to those who have been impacted within the Hawkesbury region.

Rotary CEO Andrew Woodward confirmed that all available funds raised from the concert will be directed to the Hawkesbury community using the Rotary clubs in the region and using their proven track record of supporting disaster affected communities, including transparent allocation of where the funds will be going and who the funds are going to help.

Dinner By The River is also going to give up to 500 tickets to those affected by flooding in the Hawkesbury area. So if you were directly affected, or part of the Hawkesbury SES, RFS or first responders, please log onto www.dinnerbytheriver.com for details.

Dave and Jarryd are ensuring full transparency and will be paying the artists, crew and suppliers, as the entertainment and event industry has been crippled by Covid-19 shutdowns. In this way, the event will also breathe life into these industries.

The event will follow NSW health guidelines and Covid-19 Protocols.

The Hawkesbury Flood Relief Concert will take place at Governor Phillip Park on Sunday, June 6, from 12 noon until 9.30pm. The event is strictly over-18s.

Buy tickets, or simply make a donation, at www.dinnerbytheriver.com