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Tibet2Timbuk2
Cross Cultural

Tibet2Timbuk2

A Country & Eastern offering from the EthnoSuperLounge stable, world music group Tibet2Timbuk2 takes you on a journey from the meditative to the joyous with … more

Edson Fernandes Gazani
Americas

Edson Fernandes Gazani

Eddie was born with an enormous creative potential, passion and is a natural musical talent. While originally from the heartland of sunshine, music and soul – … more

Bart Stenhouse
Australia

Bart Stenhouse

Australian born multi-instrumentalist and composer Bart Stenhouse has a deep interest in jazz, world, fusion and improvisational styles of music and specialises in the guitar, … more

Mantist
Africa

Mantist

Mantist emerged out of the dusts of the war-torn South Sudan, the horse-trading and spiritual chaos of nine years spent in refugee camps in Kenya and Uganda, … more

Ben Kashi
Middle East

Ben Kashi

Ben is an accomplished and talented musician who has performed for over 20 years at many state and interstate festivals. He’s also performed in various … more

Anthony Garcia
Australia

Anthony Garcia

Guitarist and composer Anthony Garcia has a precious ability to blend colourful, improvised flair with a mastery of classical technique. His innate love of music … more

Alma Salero
Europe

Alma Salero

Following concert debuts to full houses and standing ovations at Brisbane City Hall and the Woodford and Cygnet Folk Festivals earlier this year, Alma Salero … more

Kahl Wallis
Australia

Kahl Wallis

Upon releasing their debut album in 2012, Kahl’s band The Medics took out top honours at the 2012 National Indigenous Music Awards with wins for … more

Sue Ray
Australia

Sue Ray

Sue Ray was coining the Americana genre fifteen years ago when she first stepped on stage. The multi-award-winning singer/songwriter captivates audiences with her haunting and emotionally … more

CANTA LA TUMBA
Caribbean

CANTA LA TUMBA

The exciting music of Canta la Tumba, weaves Cuban ‘son’ with Latin Jazz and Afro groove. Inspired by the sounds of greats like the Buena … more

Chukale
Caribbean

Chukale

Directed by percussionist and lead vocalist Gustavo Cereijo, thirteen-piece Afro-Cuban Salsa ensemble Chukale has been delighting Australian audiences since 2005. A benchmark for Latin American music … more

ZIGGI MABEYE DIAGNE
Africa

ZIGGI MABEYE DIAGNE

ZIGGI MABEYE DIAGNE born in Senegal, West Africa and now based in Brisbane, Queensland, is an international musician and dancer extraordinaire – an expert who … more

Rebecca Wright & Donald McKay
Europe

Rebecca Wright & Donald McKay

Rebecca Wright and Donald McKay’s music has been likened to that of a good Scotch whisky: delightfully smooth, full of character and highly addictive. With … more

Pegah Varamini
Middle East

Pegah Varamini

Pegah Varamini (PhD): Music Researcher, Composer, Pianist, Vocalist and director of Hezar Ava Ensemble Pegah started playing piano at age 9 under the auspices of … more

Dallas Jon Vea Vea
Australia

Dallas Jon Vea Vea

Dallas Jon Vea Vea – also known as ‘Inky’ - was born in 1956 in Maryborough and still calls Hervey Bay home. His indigenous cultural … more

Greta Kelly
Cross Cultural

Greta Kelly

Greta plays violin and shahkeman in a number of projects including Mzaza, a world music six-piece who have recorded three CDs. She also performs and … more

SK Simeon
Africa

SK Simeon

SK Simeon has been performing in Melbourne’s Reggae and Dancehall scenes since early 2011. SK Simeon takes on singjay style, which involves singing and toasting … more

Tichawona Mashawa
Africa

Tichawona Mashawa

Born in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, Tichawona is one of the most imaginative and captivating musicians emerging from Africa today. His music equally embraces the deepest traditions … more

Ajak Kwai
Africa

Ajak Kwai

Ajak’s music is inspiring and soulful, infused with funky afro-beats representing the depth and richness of her South Sudanese roots. Her performances are filled with vibrant sounds and … more

Dya Singh
Asia

Dya Singh

Dya Singh has been one of the Australia’s pioneers in the development of new Australian World Music. He is the master musical interpreter of the … more

Clara Domingo
Europe

Clara Domingo

Born in Barcelona into a family deeply entrenched in Catalan cultural heritage, Clara Domingo started her formal musical studies at age 5. Living in the south of … more

Mario Conde
Americas

Mario Conde

Mario Conde is a native Bolivian Indian musician who captivates audiences with his ability to fuse traditional Bolivian and Western music. He leads a five-piece … more

Shen Flindell
Australia

Shen Flindell

Since being initiated into the Benares Gharana of tabla by one of the great old masters of the style in 1994, Shen Flindell has grown … more

Saikat Bhattacharya
Asia

Saikat Bhattacharya

Saikat Bhattacharya has been playing the Sitar for over twenty four years. Playing the sitar has been his passion and devotion. His motivation to learn … more

The Balkanics
Europe

The Balkanics

The Balkanics play high-energy music from the Balkans (especially Macedonia). The music is energetic, infectious and very danceable. As well as traditional tunes, many of them … more

Camaron De La Vega
Australia

Camaron De La Vega

Qsong awards (Australia) nominee and Vanda and Young International Song Competition finalist (Worldwide), Camaron has played guitar for many years gathering broad experience in all … more

Pistola Ave
Australia

Pistola Ave

Pistola Ave. is a rap group hailing out of the south side of Brisbane, Australia. Composed of emcees Danny Escobar and Chong Ali and songstress … more

Pauline Maudy
Europe

Pauline Maudy

Pauline is an award-winning singer and songwriter as well as a founder and manager of six piece Gypsy folk band MZAZA. She has received Qld … more

BAALA BAAJO
Africa

BAALA BAAJO

Ghanaian born, Nii Armah and Kenyan born, Sam Okoth, are accomplished singers, dancers and musicians, with a genuine passion for the music and culture of their native countries. … more

Matt Hsu
Asia

Matt Hsu

Matt Hsu’s Obscure Orchestra is a one-person experimental folk orchestra and sometimes comedy act; involving 20+ instruments from around the world, a loop pedal, and cheeky banter. Steeped … more

Cleavash Arean
Middle East

Cleavash Arean

Cieavash Arean has dedicated his life to music for more than forty years. His passion and love of music has attracted a strong audience in recent … more

Shirin Majd
Middle East

Shirin Majd

Shirin Majd, classical singer, song writer and manager of Sweet Sound Ensemble was born in Tehran, Iran. At age 17 she began studying classical singing … more

Gen 絃 – Phill Wilson and Takako Nishibori
Asia

Gen 絃 – Phill Wilson and Takako Nishibori

Takako was born in Otsu, Shiga Japan. She started playing the koto at the age of six. Takako studied the Koto with Grand Master Shizu Fujino … more

Sudha Manian
Asia

Sudha Manian

Deeply rooted in Indian classical music traditions, Sudha Manian started her training in Indian classical music and dance: Sitar and Bhartnatyam at the age of … more

Innessa
Europe

Innessa

Innessa’s musical adventure began with a passion for writing poetry at the tender age of eight. Her poetry was filled with vivid observations of her home … more

Sulagna Basu
Asia

Sulagna Basu

Sulagna Basu is a professional singer and accomplished Kathak dancer who is also a performer, choreographer and teacher. She has completed her Master's degree in … more

Susanna O’Leary
Australia

Susanna O’Leary

Weaving her soul into song, Susanna O’Leary is an award winning songstress who wears her heart on her sleeve and draws her audience in with … more

Francis Gilfedder
Australia

Francis Gilfedder

Francis is a multi-talented artist performing in a variety of genres, from ambient shakuhachi compositions to didjeridu combinations with other unusual  from Japan, Laos, India, … more

Sweet Sound
Middle East

Sweet Sound

Sweet Sound aspires to create a fusion of musical culture. The group was established by Shirin Majd in the year 2000 in Iran. Since then … more

Takako Nishibori
Asia

Takako Nishibori

Takako brings the classic sounds of Japan alive through her mastery of the koto, being the greatest exponent of this ancient instrument across Queensland. She … more

Mzaza
Europe

Mzaza

Brisbane six-piece Mzaza matches powerful, multilingual vocals with jaw-dropping technique and gripping compositions. The band’s sound is anchored in group members’ French-Sephardic and Balkan origins … more

Dheeraj Shrestha
Asia

Dheeraj Shrestha

Internationally acclaimed tabla percussionist Dheeraj Shrestha is recognized as the foremost Nepalese born tabla percussionist in Australia. An irrepressible creativity, tremendous clarity and exciting rhythmic … more

Ravikesh Singh
Asia

Ravikesh Singh

Fijian born Ravikesh Sing is a versatile musician involved in numerous Indian Classical as well as contemporary fusion projects in Australia and India.  He is also developing … more

Greshka
Europe

Greshka

Greshka is a lively five-piece gypsy band formed in 2009 certain to liven up the atmosphere and get the feet moving. The band  plays a modern concoction … more

Toko-Ton
Asia

Toko-Ton

Toko-Ton is a Brisbane based Japanese drum (taiko) group. Using a combination of movement and rhythm, playing modern and traditional songs and styles Toko-ton show … more

Carl Rathus
Asia

Carl Rathus

Carl Rathus is a shakuhachi (Japanese end-blown flute) player.  He has studied the traditional and contemporary repertoire from leading players in Japan and Australia.  He … more

Zhiva Voda
Europe

Zhiva Voda

Renowned for their performance of Bulgarian traditional music and song, Zhiva Voda (‘Water of Life’) offers a unique and vibrant musical experience. It has been said … more

Russian Folkloric Ensemble Brisbane Samotsvety
Europe

Russian Folkloric Ensemble Brisbane Samotsvety

The Russian Folkloric Ensemble Samotsvety was established in February 2000. It's repertory includes more than 70 Russian folkloric songs, Cossacks songs, Ukrainian, and Gipsy songs. The … more

Rahim Zullah
Asia

Rahim Zullah

Rahim Zullah was born in Suva, Fiji. He music comes from a family of music lovers with its roots in Indian classical music. With three CDs … more