Koori Radio is broadcasting LIVE and DEADLY from Boomerang at Bluesfest for the next 5 days (13th - 20th April) from noon until 6PM Australian EST. We'll be bringing you the best bits from the Boomerang stage, heaps of great music and artist interviews from across the Bluesfest line-up. Stream all the action live from right here.
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We’re currently running our annual listener/community radio engagement survey. We need your input and feedback so we can do better. Please follow this link and complete the survey. Only takes a couple of minutes and really helps us improve our services for our community. Many thanks in advance!!
Koori Radio is joining forces with Hip Hop Hooray to present early 2000s Hip Hop all-stars Ying Yang Twins, Twista, Bubba Sparxxx and Trina at Big Top Sydney in Luna Park 29th April. This is going to be HUGE! Book now at Ticketek Australia and be sure to keep your radio locked on Koori Radio 93.7FM for upcoming ticket giveaways, interviews and more in the build up to this extra special show.
In case you haven't heard yet! We've got a crowdfunding campaign to get Koori Radio 93.7FM to Boomerang at Bluesfest. Help us broadcast LIVE and DEADLY from this unrivalled cultural event that features an array of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander music, dance, theatre, comedy, film and visual arts. Every little bit helps! Let's do this!
The World Famous Klub Koori Mardis Gras After Party will be gracing Bar Cleveland for the first time ever on Saturday 4 March, right after the parade! Bringing you the deadliest array of dazzling acts, both emerging and iconic, and the best tunes in town - this is party gold at the end of the parade rainbow. It's also a focal point for our Indigenous brothers and sisters from all over the country to gather and continue to celebrate after the Parade with friends, family and supporters. Tickets are available online from Moshtix.
Brought to you by Aboriginal Project ACON, Arts NSW and Gadigal Information Service. You need to be 18+ to attend this event.
Head on over to the Membership Page to jump on this limited offer! Membership or FROG (Friend of Gadigal) for only $10! Offer only lasts from 26 of January til 26 February. You can get to the membership page by clicking here.
Gadigal Information Service offers financial membership. To become a "Full Member" with voting rights you must be of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, be at least 18 years of age and reside within the Sydney Metropolitan area. Please complete and return your application with payment of $10.00. Your application will be considered at the next Governing Committee meeting. If approved, you will be notified in writing. If membership is denied, a refund will be provided
If you are not of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent and wish to be a member we offer "FROG membership". FROG membership means Friends and Relatives of Gadigal. As a FROG member you do not receive voting rights but reap the benefits of supporting a deadly service, giving back to community and being informed and up-to date on the latest news. FROG membership is $10.00 per annum.
Hot off the press the program for this year’s Yabun Festival is available by clicking here. It’s packed with all the important info you need so you don’t miss a beat – including the times and the line-ups for the Main stage, Corroboree Ground, Young Black and Deadly stage, Jarjums Zone, Elders Tent and the Speak Out Tent.
There’s also a site map with information about the location, access and amenities.
Hope we see you there!
The celebration doesn’t stop when Yabun wraps up! Come celebrate our survival and have a boogie!
Featuring a number of deadly DJs, Yabun artists and special guests this promises to be a BIG night. Everyone is welcome and Yabun Festival volunteers receive free tickets to the party.
Takes place from 9PM at Home Nightclub in Darling Harbour.
Tickets are $25 and will be available at the Yabun Festival or from Moshtix.
Over the weekend we had our 2016 Gadigal Awards ceremony on the rooftop of the radio station. According to one attendee it was the BEST DEADLIEST awards party ever. Congrats to everyone who was nominated for an award this year and of course to the winners listed below. To quote Uncle George Kookaburra from his acceptance speech "You're all great and beautiful and what makes this station so deadly."
Broadcaster of The Year
Susanna Lolohea – from the Fijian Australian Voice of The Community program
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Jase and Kimberly - from Puha and Pork Bones program
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George Kookaburra - from the Koori Country Konnection program
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Deadliest Community Member
Ibo Jah - from the Black Roots and Oration program
Blanche Biles - our Administration/Reception wizard