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Bio

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.

2018 Tour Dates

Saturday 28th July    Napranum Community Festival
Thursday 16th Aug   Darwin Festival   Tickets
23rd – 26th August   Tonder Festival, Denmark   Tickets

Past Tour Dates

Friday 4th May              Spiegeltent Canberra
Thursday 19th April       Spiegeltent Wollongong
Friday 6th April              Venue 505
Thursday 29th March     Spiegeltent Hobart
Monday 19th March       National Arboretum Canberra
Monday 5th March         Spiegeltent Newcastle
Sunday 18th February   Riverboats Music Festival
Friday 26th January       Borthwick Park

For all booking and performance enquiries please contact:

123 Agency
Taylor James | Taylor@123agency.com.au
+61 405 029 399

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