What happens when a prominent musician who features in many songs and film clips and photos tragically passes away? In the midst of our grief – who do we need to talk to about the practicalities of questions like – Do we need to remove all content that contains that person’s work from the web? And if so – for how long? I can tell you – this is a very difficult, heartbreaking and intrusive conversation to have. But these things are important and, tragically, we have had to make those phone calls and do those things.
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 […]
New ‘Feet’ in Indigenous Music Workshop Touring On the 18th of June, Desert Feet Tour departed for 4 weeks on its winter tour, traveling thru Alice Springs, Kiwirrkurra, Nullagine & Newman. It was an 8,000km maiden voyage in the brand new, state-of-the-art production vehicle. Desert Feet Tour had delivered […]
Smarter than Smoking Desert Feet Tour Concerts, Nullagine Four Smarter Than Smoking Desert Feet Tour Concerts were presented at the Western Desert Sports Carnival in Nullagine, 7-10 July. Rising indigenous acts Kiwirrkurra Band, Olive Knight, Landy Family Band, Karntimarta Wanders, Parnngurr Band, Jigaolng Band, Lester Sailor, and the Youngubella […]