Wanarn Band

Community: Wanarn

Language songs are in: Ngaanyatjarra

Band Members: Alister Reid – Lead Guitar | Tony Nelson – Rhythm Guitar | Derek Holland – Bass Guitar | Dixon Bell – Keyboard | Milton Reid – Singer | Junior Bates – Singer | Grant Richards – Singer

Band Bio: Coming straight out of Wanarn, Wilurumpa Band are a collective of Ngaanyatjarra dynamos ready for some serious reggae business. This 8 piece collective live and breathe their bands music, singing songs in Ngaanyatjarra language about Wanarn, the Ngaanyatjarra communities and stories of the old times. The band have been playing together in various forms for almost 10 years regularly getting crowds on their feet and dancing at football carnivals and festivals across the lands. Having not yet played at a Bush Bands Bash the Wilurumpa Band having been putting some time into getting their band ready to showcase the Wanarn Reggae style in front of the Bush Bands audience. With plans to record a debut album at Wingellina Studios this year, Wilurumpa Band are a group on the rise.

Music: Wanarn Band Karilywara | Wanarn Old Wanarn