Gawurra Gaykamangu is a Yolngu professional performing artist hailing from Milingimbi (Yurrwi), North East Arnhem Land. With an emotional and resonant voice, Gawurra’s performances deliver a masterful musical sensitivity.
In 2016 Gawurra won the NT Song of the Year in the Pop category, four NIMA Awards and received national recognition throughout the music industry and mainstream media, including ARIA nomination and 4.5-star review in Rolling Stone magazine.
Gawurra’s star has continued to rise in 2017, mounting his first national tour of Australia with SOLD OUT appearances in mainstream music venues throughout the country and as a featured performer at major music festivals. Gawurra has established himself as a “must see” live act, gathering a mainstream following, and captivating his audiences as recorded by the ABC Music team for Double J Live at the Wireless at Womadelaide 2017.
Yolngu people feel the spirit in Gawurra’s music in their hearts. The emotion in his voice touches everyone to build and refresh their spirit, making them stronger through the vine of love. Gawurra is a genuine young leader in his community, a respected song man with knowledge and power. It is important for Gawurra to connect his culture through his music to all peoples sharing the love from small communities of the Northern Territory to the major mainstream international music markets of the world.
2017 Tour Dates
|14 JAN 2017||Wominjeka Festival||Melbourne, VIC||Capacity: 2K|
|26 JAN 2017||Globe To Globe Festival||Melbourne, VIC||Capacity: 6K|
|26 JAN 2017||Share the Spirit Festival||Melbourne, VIC||Capacity: 10K|
|27 JAN 2017||Sydney Festival||Sydney, NSW|
|04 FEB 2017||Yalukit Wilum Ngargee Stage, St Kilda Festival||Melbourne, VIC||Capacity: 2K|
|11 FEB 2017||Araluen Arts Centre||Alice Springs, NT|
|24 FEB 2017||Thornbury Theatre||Thornbury, VIC||Capacity: 400|
|10-11 MAR 2017||Womadelaide Festival||Adelaide, SA||Capacity: 10K+10K|
|12-13 MAR 2017||Port Fairy Folk Festival||Port Fairy, VIC||Capacity: 5K+5K|
|17-19 MAR 2017||Blue Mountains Music Festival||Katoomba, NSW||Capacity: 5K+5K|
|28-30 MAR 2017||The Planting Festival||Woodford, WLD||Capacity: 5K+5K|
|26 MAY 2017||National Gallery Victoria||Melbourne, VIC|
|27 MAY 2017||50th Anniversary of the 1967 Referendum @ Crown Casino
Special performance for Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull
|15-17 JUN 2017||TEDxSYDNEY||Sydney, NSW||Capacity: 6K+|
|09 JUL 2017||NAIDOC Festival||Roebourne, WA|
|12 JUL 2017||Leaps n Bounds Music Festival w/ Augie March, Corner Hotel||Melbourne, VIC|
|11 AUG 2017||Townsville Cultural Festival||Townsville, QLD|
|12 AUG 2017||NIMA Awards(Televised), Darwin Amphitheatre||Darwin, NT|
|16 OCT 2017||Regional Arts Australia National Forum
|19 OCT 2017||In Conversation with Double J’s Caz Tran
Melbourne Recital Centre
|7 DEC 2017||Melbourne Recital Centre||Melbourne, VIC||Tickets|
|18 FEB 2018||Riverboats Music Festival 2018||Echuca-Moama, VIC||Tickets|
For all booking and performance enquiries please contact:
Taylor James | Taylor@123agency.com.au
+61 405 029 399
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