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Festival Line-Up





Ash Grunwald

Ash Grunwald is an Australian blues musician. He has issued eight studio albums and has received five nominations for ARIA Music Awards. Four releases peaked in the ARIA Albums Chart top 50: Fish out of Water, Hot Mama Vibes, Trouble’s Door and Gargantua.

This is what Ash has to say about performing in Karumba:
I cannot wait to get to Karumba Barra + Blues Festival! It’s going to be so fun. Especially looking forward to getting to Kurumba and doing some workshops and helping out the community, teaching some songwriting and guitar.It’s going to be amazing!

Emily Wurramara

Emily Wurramara is an Australian singer and songwriter. Originally from Groote Eylandt, she sings in both English and Anindilyakwa. She was nominated for the 2018 ARIA Award for Best Blues and Roots Album for her album Milyakburra.ily Wurramara.


Tim Griffin

Tim Griffin is an award winning Blues and Roots artist based in North Queensland. He has toured extensively both throughout Australia and Overseas since 2010. In 2012 he won the Base Q Memphis Blues Challenge in Brisbane which gave him the right to represent Queensland at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis USA.

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Our local Normanton Band – they are amazing and will start the evening in style!

Festival Program

Concert Saturday 4th of May 17:00-23:00
Includes the official opening of the Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre

10:00 – 11:00 free Yoga session at the Barra Centre
11:00 – 12:00 Music Workshop with Ash Grunwald main stage
Guided Tours and Barramundi Feeding at the Barra Centre
16:00 Big Barra BBQ
18:00 Movie Screening ‘The Blues Brothers’ – with MC/intro and awards for best dressed, movie start at 18:30