First Nations Voices
Join Glenn Skuthorpe, Nancy Bates, Jungaji & Getano Bann, some of Australia's leading First Nation musicians as they come together for a musical experience that transcends time and showcases a chronicle of life and culture. Speaking and performing a concert-in-the-rounds of original music, set around the fire circle, fueling the mosaic of our sacred land, where we can identify with cultural stories being shared through their generations both past and present. A not to be missed evening blending bold and powerful stories that will ring on for generations to come. Enjoy the love for country, an infusion of nomadic soul, wide open plains and urban street blues and rock.
Presented by: Glenn Skuthorpe, Nancy Bates, Jungaji & Getano Bann
Nancy Bates - A Barkindji Woman and an accomplished signer-songwriter. From international tours, to song writing with prisoners, Nancy’s musical career has taken nearly every form possible.
Getano Bann - 'A Narrator of Life Stories', a gifted and prolific Singer, Songwriter, Storyteller and Music Therapist, of Scottish and Torres Strait Islander descent.
Jungaji - a modern day song man with a brand new single, is one of only a small group of Australian First Nations fluent Gu gu Yelanji speakers and song man left in the world today.
Glenn Skuthorpe - With seven albums and music featured in movies and documentaries such as The Emu Runner and John Pilger’s Utopia, Nhunggabarra, Kooma man and international touring singer-songwriter Glenn Skuthorpe is a powerful lyricist.
Gates open 30 mins prior. BYO picnic glasses (No food for sale. Glasses for sale $5). NO BYO alcohol. Drinks available for purchase. To sit with your group, email email@example.com with the names tickets were booked under.
Reviews & Fringefeed Reacts
There wasn’t a soul in that room that could say they weren’t touched by the importance of song and culture. Aboriginal music in its finest. - Matthew Hocter, Theatre Travels
The music is second to none, and I couldn't help but wonder if some of Australia's more well-known musicians might have taken their lead - Andy Le Roy, That Entertainment Podcast
These indigenous song men and song women have set out to bring us a taste of what true connection to country really feels like. - David Cronin, The Clothesline