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Reclink Community Cup Unveils Electrifying Music Lineup for 31st Annual Event

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Reclink Community Cup Unveils Electrifying Music Lineup for 31st Annual Event

The stage is set, and the excitement is palpable as Reclink Australia proudly announces the stellar lineup of Australian musical talent set to grace the 31st annual Reclink Community Cup on June 16 at Victoria Park, Melbourne. With an eclectic mix of genres and styles, this year's lineup promises to captivate audiences and elevate the atmosphere of this beloved charity event to new heights.

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In alphabetical order, the confirmed artists for the Melbourne Reclink Community Cup are:

Childhood duo Esther Holt and Maddy Kelly of Whistle & Trick, are set to enchant families at the 31st annual Reclink Community Cup with their lively performances. Maddy, being the gifted daughter of renowned musician Paul Kelly, joins Esther to not only entertain but also take part in the match itself.

Embodying Maddy’s father's musical prowess while carving out their own unique sound, Whistle & Trick brings a fresh perspective to the stage, captivating listeners with their children’s take on a harmonious blend of folk and indie rock. As they take to the stage alongside other esteemed artists, Whistle & Trick are poised to leave an indelible mark on the Community Cup. 

From the soulful melodies of Kaiit to the infectious energy of The UV Race, each act brings its unique flair and charisma to the stage, ensuring an unforgettable experience for all in attendance.

The Reclink Community Cup has become a key date on the calendar for Melbourne music and sports lovers alike with Triple R and PBS returning again this year as presenting partners. Dave Houchin from Tripe R Station Manager Says, “For the uninitiated, the Community Cup is a now iconic fundraising Aussie Rules football match featuring some of your favourite local community radio presenters playing for the Triple R/PBS Megahertz against local musicians known as the Rockdogs.” 


It's that time of year again! With an excellent lineup of your favourite local music icons on and off the field, bundle up in your Megahertz and Rockdogs scarves and grab a ticket for the best community day out in Melbourne.” Says Kristen Paterson, General Manager PBS.

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"We are thrilled to present such an incredible lineup of local talent for this year's Melbourne Reclink Community Cup," said Lauren Gatt, General Manager - Commercial Fundraising at Reclink Australia. "Music has always been an integral part of this event, and we are proud to showcase a diverse range of artists who will be entertaining our crowds while supporting a worthy cause."

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The Reclink Community Cup is more than just a sports and music event, it's a celebration of community spirit and solidarity. With funds raised going towards Reclink's sport and recreation programs for disadvantaged communities, every kick of the ball and every song sung contributes to positive change in the lives of those who need it most.

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Tickets for the Reclink Community Cup are available now at Don't miss your chance to be part of this extraordinary event and support Reclink's vital work in empowering individuals and communities across Australia.

For more information about the Reclink Community Cup and the lineup of musical performers, please visit

About Reclink Australia:

Reclink Australia is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to providing sports and recreation programs across Australia for communities facing disadvantage. Through partnerships and programs, Reclink helps participants achieve better physical health, improved mental well-being, and greater social inclusion.

Interstate dates 

Brisbane - 28 July

Hobart - 25 August

Adelaide - 22 September

Perth - 6 October

Dates for Sydney and Canberra are still to be announced

Key Facts:

Key Facts

  • Event Name: Reclink Community Cup

  • Organiser: Reclink Australia, a not-for-profit organisation

  • Purpose: Fundraising event to support Reclink's sport and recreation programs for disadvantaged communities

  • Musicians: Floodlights, Kaiit, Ross Wilson, Teether & Kuya Neil, The UV Race, Whistle & Trick

  • Duration: Annual event, now in its 31st year

  • Date of Event: June 16, 2024

  • Location: Victoria Park, Melbourne, Australia (with sister events in Sydney, Adelaide, Fremantle, Hobart, Brisbane, and Canberra)

  • Teams: Musicians (Rockdogs) vs. Media - Triple R + PBS (Megahertz)

  • Format: Charity football match accompanied by live musical performances

  • Attendance: Over 10,000 attendees annually in Melbourne alone

  • Funds Raised: More than $200,000 annually for Reclink Australia

  • Supporters: Well-known personalities from music, media, football, entertainment and politics, including Paul Kelly and, Courtney Barnett.

  • Impact: Supports Reclink Australia’s initiatives for mental health, homelessness, social isolation, and more

  • Key Initiatives: Promotes physical and mental well-being, fosters social inclusion, and provides opportunities for community engagement

  • Ticket Sales: Available through Oztix 

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Reclink Community Cup will be located at

Victoria Park, Abbotsford, Melbourne, VIC

Contact details:

Now seeking media interest. 

For further information, please contact: 

Annie Medwin //  

Febbie Alacapa // 


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