In Conversation with Bunna Lawrie: RBMA Weekender
SPACE: ROOFTOP GARDEN
WHEN: 1pm – 1 Sep 2017
COST: FREE (RSVP Essential)
Red Bull Music Academy Presents: A conversation with Bunna Lawrie. Art, activism and Aboriginal pride: The Coloured Stone frontman and founder traces his influence on Australian music.
Bunna Lawrie, the frontman, rhythm guitarist and founding member of ARIA-winning Aboriginal rock band Coloured Stone will sit down for an intimate and enlightening conversation about his award-winning career, life and conservation efforts. A respected elder of the Mirning people from the Coastal Nullarbor, Bunna is the primary songwriter of the band. Throughout the years Bunna Lawrie has led Coloured Stone to numerous ARIA nominations, winning best Indigenous Album at the 1987 ARIA Awards. This year, Coloured Stone will be celebrating 40 years touring and performing at events like the Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, Edinburgh Festival and WOMADelaide.