Wangkatjungka remote community is the home to a large number of talented musicians – a community of approx 150 people has three bands and a handful of solo artists! For this Desert Feet Tour the community came together, inspired by community leader, elder, musician and Honorary Life Member of Desert […]
The Desert Feet team have arrived in Wangkatjungka and already there is a huge amount of enthusiasm and some great musicians ready to teach other community members musical skills. The guys from the Springside Reggae Band are here, as is Kankawa Nagarra (Olive Knight), ready to spread some good music […]
We think this is a first – Wangkatjungka Community will create their own music-based program to improve mental health in the community – their way, their language, their ideas. Desert Feet have partnered with Murdoch University researcher Dr Petra Skeffington to help guide and evaluate the outcomes. It starts next week!
Our first and only Honorary Life Member, Kankawa Nagarra (Olive Knight) has once again been nominated for a prestigious award – the Celebrate WA Aboriginal Award! The ceremony is tonight at the Crown Ballroom in Perth, Western Australia. We won’t be there in person – but we send our love and wishes […]
Kankawa Nagarra (Olive Knight) and Clifton Girgiba (Wild Dingo Band) treat Freo music lovers Last Wednesday (April 5th), Fremantle was treated to an impromptu performance in Walmadjarri and Mandilyjarra languages at the iconic Gaslight Club, at the Fly By Night Musicians Club in Fremantle, Western Australia. Desert Feet Inc. Chairperson […]
Kankawa Nagarra Knight Music & musings with a national Treasure: Walmadjarri Gospel Blues singer, elder, healer,Teacher & WA Senior Australian of the Year 2016 nominee 27th November 2016, 2-5pm at The Fly By Night Club, Fremantle BUY TICKETS HERE – THIS WILL SELL OUT Get your tickets early for a […]
Heroes & Laments Album Launch – Ellington Jazz Club, Perth, 1st April 2015 The wonderful Kankawa Nagarra (Olive Knight) launched her new album Heroes & Laments to a full house at the Ellington Jazz Club on 1st April 2015. Heroes & Laments has been professionally recorded and engineered by James […]