Friday May 1st 7pm at the Timbeerwah Hall off the Cooroy / Noosa Road is the setting for a night of amazing musical experiences. The line-up is award winning Aboriginal singer/songwriter Kerrianne Cox, local legend Linsey Pollak and one of the coasts own divas Terri Delaney.
Kerrianne Cox is an internationally renowned and award winning Indigenous singer song writer. She is a woman with a unique and powerful talent that captivates the hearts and minds of people all over the world. Her music takes you on a personal journey of self discovery, love, hope and her heritage.
"I'm deeply passionate about my music and the love that is created into form by music. For me, music is about healing and building bridges."
Kerrianne's CD's include "Just Wanna Move" (1999) and "Opening" (2001) and "Return to Country" (2005). The beauty and depth of her lyrics move audiences of all ages as she sings beautifully and passionately about what it means to live and work from her home in the Kimberley. Her signature song, "Beagle Bay Dreaming" has brought her beloved home and country - Beagle Bay in the remote North West Kimberley region of Western Australia -- to the world stage.
A passionate and forthright musician, Indigenous singer/songwriter Kerrianne Cox is one of the stars of the global folk and blues circuit.
"Kerrianne clearly displays a very mature artistic sensibility in her work, and in the depth of spirit she brings to it. She has an authentic and generous voice, and is a demonstrated leader -- not only in her community, but also in her art making" Kristy Edmunds (Artistic Director of the Melbourne International Arts Festival 2005 -- 07)
Linsey Pollak is a respected and internationally reknowned musician, instrument maker, composer, musical director and community music facilitator. He is a master of musical exploration and innovation. Linsey begins this concert with his latest one man show The Extinction Room, a sound piece creating music from the sounds of endangered & extinct animals. ..The calls of animals that no longer exist, .or may soon not exist. "These sounds cry out to us in perhaps a more immediate and emotive way than words can describe. They are a cry from the animals that share and have shared this planet with us." This is a solo performance using live looping. All the sounds used are animal calls and nothing has been pre-recorded, it's all being created as you listen.
"Linsey Pollak is one of Australia's most brilliant and under-rated composer/musicians. He is wildly innovative in the use of instruments but never lets his experimentation get in the way of the musicality of a work."
The Courier Mail, Brisbane
Terri Delaney is a songstress with a diverse background in vocal exploration, songwriting &community arts facilitation. Terri has journeyed on the cutting edge of musical improvisation with Linsey Pollak, written and performed in various bands both nationally and internationally and is currently writing and performing with local latin-jazz master Jalberto Maldonado and the Big Barra Boom Beating System and working with producer and bass man Gary Ward on material for her album. For this concert she has put together a great line up of musicians with Arron Bool on guitar, John Fredericks on drums, Boris Grigulliet on bass and Jacinta Foale on keys She'll be singing some of the new material that's being written for an album. Terri is an engaging performer who lyrically tells tales of love, curiosity...of life.
"For me music is an essential key to us all moving forward together. In these crazy times we need to be able to unite, find the commonalities, communicate and share the dance between joy and pain. Music is the language that cuts across all barriers and differences. You can explore even the tough issues in a way that still has great beauty and lifts people's spirits."
"Terri has a rich jazz inspired voice and her presence is captivating" (Courier Mail)
This will also be a night of musical collaboration between the artists.
To end the night dancing on the inside and out join Brides of Groove. Linsey Pollak (kaossilator & sax) and Jessica Ainsworth (drums) as they play kaoss electrodance grooves verging on dirty Balkan funk. Learn "The Sniffy Dance" & learn to dance in 13/8. BOG the doyens of groove will be joined by the divas in a pumping finale sure to lift the roof!
THIS IS A DRUG AND ALCOHOL FREE EVENT (tea, coffee, chai & nibbles available)
For bookings contact 0412 421 903 or firstname.lastname@example.org (email preferred)
Tinbeerwah Hall, Tinbeerwah
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