Barefoot Divas 1st North American Tour is scheduled for early 2014 taking in California, Honolulu, Hawaii, Banff Canada and Seattle. The tour will involve extensive outreach to disadvantaged youth, young women and youth at risk. Interest is also firming up for a larger tour in 2015. Watch this space for updates as they come to hand.
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WALK A MILE IN MY SHOES features some of Australia’s and New Zealand’s most successful Indigenous singer/songwriters. Helpmann Award winner Ursula Yovich (Serbia/Burarra) and Black Arm Band favourite Emma Donovan (Gumbaynggirr NSW) join Whirimako Black (Māori), Maisey Rika (Māori), Merenia (Māori/Romany/Gypsy) and Ngaiire (Papua New Guinea) in a powerful symbolic musical collaboration.
This remarkable live recording features songs from their sold out hit production Walk A Mile In My Shoes as part of the 2012 Sydney and New Zealand International Arts Festivals. A combination of original compositions, Aboriginal language and a fusion of English and Maori (Te Reo) lyrics, showcasing the Diva’s 6 part harmonies and the remarkable voices of the troupe, swinging between Roots, Jazz, R&B and Latin infused Soul.
Walk a Mile in My Shoes is a unique musical creation expressing the diverse and life-affirming experiences of contemporary Indigenous women which will inspire and resonate with anyone interested in authentic, deeply-felt entertainment, contemporary song writing and musical expression.
Walk A Mile In My Shoes is released to coincide with BAREFOOT DIVAS performance as part of the QLD Music Festival July 26 & 27 in Brisbane.
WALK A MILE IN MY SHOES will be released Worldwide on VGM/MGM in the United States July 16 and Australia/NZ on July 19 2013.
Barefoot Divas perform at the QLD Music Festival in July. For ticket prices and information visit the Queensland Music Festival website HERE
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