Performances

Neil Murray “My Island Home”

GENRE | Music

One of the country’s finest song men – Neil Murray- a founding member of the Warumpi Band and the man behind such classic songs as “My Island Home”, “Blackfella Whitefella”, and “Good light in Broome” will perform an intimate solo concert at the Horsham Town Hall on Thursday September 7th as part of the Wimmera Bio Diversity Seminar. As part of his performance he will be speaking on aspects of his life journey and connection to indigenous Australia.

With more than three decades performing and recording behind him Neil Murray has delivered a string of remarkable albums that have contributed handsomely to the nations contemporary music heritage.  His album “ Bring Thunder and Rain” garnered a 4 star review in the AGE.

His latest release album is “Hindsight” a 2 album  set of 32 selected songs from his back catalogue.

An APRA song of the year recipient in 1995, he was recently named the 2017 Port Fairy Folk Festival Artist of the year. An increasingly influential songwriter, he has been covered by artists such as Mary Black, Jimmy Little, Missy Higgins, Christine Anu, Peter Denahy, Adam Brand, Amy Saunders, Powderfinger, Tiddas, Ursula Yovich and Peter Brandy. His live shows are a captivating journey deep into Australian lands of rich stillness.

Event Information

DATE

07 September 2017 -
07 September 2017

TIME

7.30pm - 9.00pm

VENUE

Horsham Town Hall Theatre

DURATION

1 hr 30 min approx.

PRICE

$30 General Admission

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