Xavier Rudd will perform at the inaugural Boomerang Festival at Byron Bay in October.
Rudd has been added just a week after Boomerang secured Australian country music icon John Williamson for the event.
Dr. Dijiniyini Gondarra from North East Arnhem Land will also be interviewed by current affairs journalist Jeff McMullen at this years event.
“We are thrilled and personally proud to be able to provide this unique meeting of minds as part of a wonderful new festival”, says Rhoda Roberts, Boomerang Festival Director.
Artists to perform for Boomerang are:
Gurrumul, Archie Roach, Wantok: SING SING, The Medics, Thelma Plum, Casey Donovan, Quique Neira (Chile), The Chooky Dancers, Shellie Morris, Busby Marou, Ernie Dingo Airileke , Arakwal Dancers , Blakboi, Clayton Donovan, Djon Mundine, Dr Djiniyini Gondarra, George Negus, I Don’t Wanna Play House, Jack Charles & Bastardy Screening, Jannawi , Jeff Mcmullen, Jerome Kavanagh (Te Haa Aio), Koomurri Dancers, Prof Larissa Behrendt, Mark Olive , Melissa Lucashenko, Moana And The Tribe (Nz), Move It Mob Style, Malu Kiai Mura Buai, Nga Tae, Oka, Poetribe, Proppanow, Rako Dancers, Ray Beadle, Richard Frankland, Romaine Moreton, Sean Choolburra, Slip On Stereo, Supafresh, Systa BB’s aka Kate Welsman, Tjupurru, Vernon Ah Kee , Wantok:SING SING Performing Wan Solwara Pipel Featuring Frank Yamma, Djakapurra, George Telek, Vika & Linda Bull, Airileke, Albert David, Patriq Kas Futialo, Tieni Ruapene
The Boomerang Festival will be held at Tyagarah Tea Farm, Byron Bay from October 4 to 6.
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