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Noongar Radio's Phil Walley-Stack to perform at Commonwealth Games

Monday 26 March, 2018

The Perth 100.9FM 'Indigenous Beats' host will perform with a 500 piece didgeridoo group.

The CBAA Award winning host of 100.9FM Noongar Radio’s “Indigenous Beats” and Noongar Media Enterprise’s Chair Phil Walley-Stack is to perform at the Opening Ceremony of the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Wednesday April 4th.

Phil will be representing Noongar Boodja (Western Australia) as part of the 500 piece BULA BULA YARGA Didgeridoo Orchestra.

One of Australia’s finest Didgeridoo players, Phil was described by triple j as “the world’s hottest up-and-coming entertainer."

Known for blending traditional elements such as didgeridoo, boomerangs and tapping sticks with guitars, drums and cellos, Phil has just released new single “Findjaway” and his iconic “Man of Culture” has practically become an anthem to the world’s oldest continuing culture.

“I can’t wait to perform at the Commonwealth Games,” says Phil. “Here comes Western Australia!!”

Phil is a key member of the City of Vincent RAP (Reconciliation Action Plan group), endorsed by Reconciliation Australia and has an ongoing professional relationship with Noongar Radio.

He is an author, NITV television presenter, producer of the Birak (Australia Day events for the City of Perth) and hosted the recent 'Sorry Day' event held in the Perth Cultural Centre acknowledging the 10-year anniversary of Kevin Rudd's apology to the Stolen Generation.

“Indigenous Beats” can be heard Wednesdays at 6pm and Saturdays at 5pm on 100.9FM Noongar Radio Perth and nationally on NIRS (National Indigenous Radio Service).

100.9FM Noongar Radio is Perth’s only Aboriginal radio station, winner of two 2017 CBAA Awards and, Runner up as NAIDOC Perth Business of the Year 2016 and 2017 and has been lauded on the floor of Western Australian parliament as “an awesome radio station”.
 

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