Wilurarra Creative put on a concert night that featured bands from the Ngannyatjarra lands including Blackstone, Warakurna, Jameison and Wanarn. We had a great turn out, the bands kept everyone dancing and warm even though it was such a cold night.
Above (left to right): Desy, Anthony, John, Grenville, Carl, Devon and Kyndan (behind on the drums) performing at the community concert 5th May In April Wilurarra had John Gordon come to Warburton for 3 weeks of live music development. John held daily workshops in setting up music practice, looking after your instruments, song writing, set lists, performance skills and recording. On the 5th May workshop participants held a small community concert outside the Drop-in centre to show people what they had [...]
Over 600 people turned out at the Warburton oval for the Sandtracks 2012 concert on Saturday 22nd September. Tjupi Band and Blackstone Band were supported by local Warburton Bands - Red Sand Beat and Central Desert Band. Thanks to the Ng Media team for setting up the stage. Above: Tjupi Band with a dancing fan and (far right on the keyboard) Lemih Thompson from Wanarn
Wilurarra held a concert outside the studio with local bands the Red Sand Beat, Wanarn Band and others. There was a great turnout, awesome original tunes and a whole lot of dancing too! Check out some of the pictures from the night here or click the photo above
PHAM's BBQ Launch event was a great sucess. With the PHAM's team ,The breakfest ladies, The Shire and Wilurarra Creative all working together everyone was feed, entertained and given an insights, into ideas for Warburtons future. Red Sand Band performed on the night which brought everyone to the new Admin complex to celebrate the launch. See more photos of the Band here
Sandtracks Cross borders Tour 2011 in Warburton held in the park, Sept 28th Warburton ranges local bands including Red Sand Beat and Central desert band supported Sunshine reggae band and Nabarlek Though the night was chilly, over five hundred people came from accross the lands to participate in the festivities Earlier in the week Nabarlek and Sunshine Reggae bands Toured the Wilurarra studio and got to see what we do in house. They also held workshops for locals to gain feedback about [...]
Sand Tracks Cross Border Tour is coming back to Warburton ! Headlining the event will be Nabarlek "The garage band that never had a garage" Check them out here and suported by Sunshine Reggae Band check them out here Wilurarra Creative and the Shire of Ngaanyatjarra, with Country Arts WA are proud to host a concert and workshops for Warburton on the 28th September. If you would like to see the photos from last years event please check the pics section on [...]
To bring in 2011 in Warburon, we put on a pool party, with live music, and a trampoline. A very fun event for all. Thanks to everyone who worked to make the event possible. Special thanks to Matt Murray, who lifeguarded all evening. Lee Ward, the lead musician for the event, said 'The New Year's Eve Party was good fun.'
Featuring Manuel Nulupani Dhurrkay of Saltwater Band, Iwantja and Warburtons own Local musicians Held in Warburton Park on the 22nd of September The concert was a huge success and had a great turnout with locals and various others from surrounding communities Proudly supported by Wilurarra Creative and the Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku Click here to see the photo gallery
Music Workshops held in Warburton for the local musicians to get hints and tips on performing It also gave the local talent in Warburton a chance to show off their musical skills to the touring bands With thanks to ; Sand Tracks 2010 Cross Border Tour, Manuel Nulupani Dhurrkay of Saltwater Band and Iwantja, Supported by Country Arts Presented by the Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku and Wilurarra Creative
This will be a great show, in the Warburton Park 6pm. Workshops for adult (17+) musicians will be on Tues 21st in the morning at the Warburton College Building. (Thanks Ananth!)
Image from left, Phillipa Maughan (Country Arts), Tony Shaw (Indigenous Services Australia), Mark Smerdon (Country Arts). Kate Fielding (Shire of NG) and Ben Fox. Phillipa Maughan from Country Arts WA and the Sand Tracks 2010 team visited Wilurarra to prepare for the upcoming music tour. Wilurarra Creative and The Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku are hosting the show on the 22nd of Septemberin Warburton Park.