The everyday living and legacy of the great Gurrumul (Dr G. Yunupingu) will be remembered this week, with the late Indigenous artist set to be inducted into the NIMA Corridor Of Fame. The induction will just take location on Saturday, 6th August in the course of the National Indigenous Audio Awards.
Gurrumul’s induction will be supported by a specific functionality from fellow Saltwater Band founder Manuel Dhurrkay. Gurrumul joins earlier NIMA Corridor of Fame inductees these types of as his former band Yothu Yindi, Kev Carmody, Warumpi Band, and the not long ago-departed Archie Roach.
Gurrumul – ‘Djarimirri (Boy or girl Of The Rainbow)’
Born in Echo Island in 1971, the globally-recognised Yolŋu musician handed absent in 2017 at the age of 46. Though his debut solo album, Gurrumul, obtained critical acclaim throughout the board, the posthumous release, Djarimirri (Youngster Of The Rainbow), was his 1st chart-topping release and took out the 2018 Australian Audio Prize.
Hosted by Steven Oliver and held at the Darwin Amphitheatre, the upcoming edition of the National Indigenous Songs Awards will fork out tribute to the daily life and legacy of Archie Roach, who handed absent more than the weekend at the age of 66. The awards will also welcome Noongar lady and triple j Unearthed winner Bumpy to the stage, as properly as Thelma Plum, King Stingray, Emma Donovan & the Putbacks, Birdz & Fred Leone, and more.
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