triple j hits the road to Takeover Shepparton

triple j has announced their very first triple j Takeover, where they’ll be hitting the road and taking triple j to regional Australia.  

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

Alongside ABC Heywire, triple j will be celebrating the bright young minds in the community and showcasing all that Shepparton has to offer.

On Monday, they’re kicking things off with a live recording of Double J’s Take 5 with Zan Rowe podcast featuring none other than 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 Tuesday, triple j’s Hobba & Hing and Jess Perkins will bring their beloved storytelling podcast Simply The Jest to Shepparton for a special live recording. Featuring guest comedians Danielle Walker & Tim Hewitt and local legends in the audience, triple j be on the hunt to find Shepparton’s most chaotic, elaborate, and entertaining story.  

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 and triple j mates Bryce & EbonyBridget Hustwaite and Jade Zoe.  

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

If you’re a student at Greater Shepparton Secondary College, you can expect a visit from the triple j Unearthed team, who are partnering with APRA AMCOS for a songwriting workshop during the week. 

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.” 

Tune into triple j from Monday 16 May as Shepparton becomes the star of their airwaves, and listen back to our live podcast recordings on the triple j app.  

If you’re a local legend, get around the free events below.


Monday 16 May 2022
Take 5 with Briggs and Double J’s Zan Rowe
7 pm doors 


Tuesday 17 May 2022
Simply The Jest: Live in Shepp!
7 pm doors 


Friday 20 May 2022
triple j’s Termi Takeover ft. Mashd n Kutcher, Kinder and triple j DJs Bryce & Ebony, Bridget Hustwaite & Jade Zoe
7 pm doors 


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