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Bush Bands Bash Returns To Alice Springs

The biggest Aboriginal music concert in Australia makes its welcome return to Alice Springs on September 5 for its 12th year!

 

Featuring the best bands from Australia’s Central Desert region, Bush Bands Bash is one of the biggest celebrations of Indigenous music in the country! Snow Kenna Park will host 8 bands and in excess of 50 different musicians from diverse genres and languages.

 

Bands appearing at this year’s event include:

 

D7'z Hill Boyz & E-Town Boyz (Ampilatwatja/Elliott/Wutunugurra | Alyawarra/Jingili language) 

Eastern Reggae (Santa Teresa community | Eastern Arrernte language)

Pukatja St Reggae Band (Pukatja community | Pitjantjatjara language) 

Creekside Reggae Band (Warakurna community | Ngaanyatjarra language)

Iwantja (Indulkana community | Pitjantjatjara/Yankunytjatjara language)

Desert Mulga (Nyirripi & Yuendumu community | Warlpiri language)

 

Also returning in 2015 will be the Desert Divas Showcase that offers up-and-coming Indigenous female musicians the chance to attend workshops in songwriting and performance.

 

Bush Bands Bash will be held at Snow Kenna Park, Alice Springs on September 5. Entry is an incredibly cheap $5, with children under 16 free!

 

For more information head to: www.musicnt.com.au/BBB