triple j takes over Shepparton

triple j have announced their very first triple j Takeover, where they will be hitting the road and bringing triple j to regional Australia.  

From Monday 16 May to Friday 20 May, they will be broadcasting straight out of Shepparton, Vic and painting the town triple j red with a bunch of free & special events. 

On Monday, things kick off with a live recording of Double J’s Take 5 with Zan Rowe podcast featuring the hometown king Briggs. The Yorta Yorta rapper and writer will wind things back to his childhood in Shepparton and go deep on five songs that have driven him, fired him up and set him on the path to where he is today.  

On Tuesdaytriple j’s Hobba & Hing and Jess Perkins will bring their storytelling podcast Simply The Jest to Shepparton for a special live recording featuring guest  comedians Danielle Walker Tim Hewitt.

On Friday, Shepparton’s Hotel Terminus will be turning red with triple j’s Termi Takeover, a huge end of week party featuring live DJ sets from Mashd & KutcherKinder along with Bryce & EbonyBridget Hustwaite and Jade Zoe 

Throughout the week, they will also be partnering with ABC Heywire’s Takeover and sharing stories from young locals who’ve got something to say about life in Shepparton.  

triple j’s Content Director Laura McAuliffe says Shepparton, on Yorta Yorta country, is a place absolutely booming with music lovers, bright young minds and with a rich Indigenous history. Our triple j Takeover is a chance for us to showcase the town to the rest of the country and give back by throwing some huge events for locals while we’re at it.