AB Original, Cassar-Daley scoop music awards

August 15, 2017

Veteran country and western singer Troy Cassar-Daley has won the National Indigenous Music Artist of the Year gong—along with album of the year for Things I Carry Around—in a star-studded night in Darwin. A.B. Original’s January […]

Stars align for top-shelf NIMAs

August 9, 2017

Hip hop duo A.B. Original and country music star Troy Cassar-Daley lead the field of nominees going in to the National Indigenous Music Awards to be held in Darwin this weekend. A.B. Original is nominated […]

Gulkula gets on its Garma groove

July 12, 2017

Some of Arnhem Land’s most popular music acts will take to the stage at this year’s Garma Festival. They will include singer-songwriter Dhapanbal Yunupiŋu, the daughter of former Yothu Yindi front-man Dr Yunupiŋu, and hometown […]

Big music acts on their way to NIMA

June 28, 2017

A star-studded line-up of performers has been announced for this year’s National Indigenous Music Awards to be held on August 12 in Darwin. Hip hop legends A.B. Original, Dan Sultan, Paul Kelly and Gawurra will […]

Deadly tune wins heart of Robbie Miller

June 28, 2017

When singer-songwriter Robbie Miller walked into an IGA and heard Goanna’s 1982 hit single ‘Solid Rock’ playing on the sound system, he took it as a sign. Earlier the same day, Miller had been Googling […]

Nominations open for nation’s top music awards

May 3, 2017

Indigenous music’s night of nights is back — and nominations are open for this year’s awards. The 2017 National Indigenous Music Awards will be held at Darwin’s Amphitheatre on August 12. For the first time, […]

Emily Wurramara, Tia Gostelow lead QMA charge

April 5, 2017

The girls ruled at the recent Queensland Music Awards. Best Indigenous Song went to Emily Wurramara, while 17-year-old Tia Gostelow won Best Singer-Songwriter and the School Award. The two Indigenous singers were among a field […]

Dan Sultan connects with Kenyan community

March 8, 2017

Singer-songwriter Dan Sultan will precede his upcoming Australian tour with a week spent in an entirely different setting – the tribal homelands of Maasai community rangers in Kenya. Sultan will accompany a team of Indigenous […]

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