Friday 30 July 2021
5.00pm - 8.00pm
3 hours

Free event, bookings recommended. 

Join us after-hours for an evening of music and performance inspired by the exhibition WARWAR: The Art of Torres Strait.

Line Up:
Feat. a special music performance by IQONIIK
NEW ACT - DJ LIL DEE spinning the best R&B tunes 
A neon UV dance performance 
Traditional TSI games hosted by community members
Pop-up bar from 5-8pm

All are welcome to come along! All persons under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Newcastle Art Gallery practices the responsible service of alcohol.  

About the artists:

IQONIIK is a Torres Strait Island rapper and Hip Hop artist, originally from Townsville NQ. Currently residing in Maitland NSW. "IQONIIK keeps the old school vibes feeling good." Dave Ruby Howe, Triple J Unearthed.

DJ LIL DEE is a local club dj, spinning the best R&B tunes and bangers. NEW ACT - replacing DJ Trigga.

Toby Cedar is a local Torres Strait Islander artist with bloodline connections to Erub, Mer and Moa Islands. Born in Dampier (Western Australia). Currently residing in the Hunter region. Toby is influenced by his culture, particularly his father’s stories about his youth on the islands, hunting, fishing, gardening, dance, and family life. He and his two sons enjoy performing traditional and contemporary dances.

More information about Last Fridays: 

Last Fridays is a free monthly art party featuring local and national emerging and established artists, makers and musicians. A tactile, sensory and social series of events that incorporate art, music and interaction – get your cultural fix after dark.

Opportunities for musicians and performers at future Last Fridays:  

Last Fridays is an opportunity to perform to a large audience and in a unique setting. View upcoming dates (below), get in touch and email us at  

2021 future dates: 27 August | 24 September | 29 October | 26 November | No Last Fridays in December 


  • This event is FREE



Newcastle Art Gallery
1 Laman Street
Cooks Hill