The Old Church on the Hill is proud to present the Queen of The Bandral Ngadu Delta, along with longtime favourite, Archer…
Kankawa Nagarra born in the sand and washed in the ash of the desert nomad campfire in about 1943. Living a traditional nomads life in the sandhills of the Kimberly until the age of 8. She has lived a life in many worlds from the injustice of cattle station slavery to touring the world as a member of the Hugh Jackman Broadway show. Kankawa is an activist, elder and singer of the blues. She sings in Walmatjarri, Kimberly Creole and English and other known and lost languages. Kankawa Nagarra is The Queen of The Bandaral Ngadu Delta. She is coming to Bendigo from her home in the far north west Kimberly to share her life stories, songs and poetry with the people. One night only!
Archer will be joining Kankawa as her head bagman and apprentice singer of songs. He will be crooning ideas from the Claypan and most recently the blue ridge mountains.
Tix: $35 from Humanitix
About the venue:
The Old Church on the Hill is located on the corner of Harkness and Russell Streets, Quarry Hill, Bendigo.
The Singer/Songwriter Showcase events, staged at the Old Church by the Bendigo Blues & Roots Music Festival crew on a semi-regular basis, are an opportunity to enjoy a House Concert vibe in a public venue. The door charge is kept as low as possible to ensure accessibility to all. Under 12s free and, although drinks are available for sale, the focus is on THE MUSIC. If your conversation is more important to you than other people’s enjoyment of the artists’ performance, please take it outside. (Thanks.)
Proceeds from drink sales go to supporting the Old Church crew and their many worthy initiatives.
We look forward to your company for an intimate concert experience like you’ve likely never experienced before.