Neil Murray is an influential singer songwriter. He is the writer of some of Australia’s most loved and iconic songs such as, Blackfella Whitefella , Good Light in Broome and My Island Home, for which he received an APRA song of the year award. A founding member of the pioneering Warumpi Band – (in 1983 they released the first single in indigenous language), he has also recorded several remarkable solo albums – the latest being the critically acclaimed ‘Bring Thunder & Rain’. His work has done much to deepen Australia’s contemporary music heritage. His live shows always captivate and inspire.
Neil Murray is the Port Fairy Folk Festival Artist of the Year 2017. We salute Neil and thank him for his outstanding contributions to folk music and culture.