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Warren Williams yarns up with Gman on 3KND

Updated: Apr 16, 2020

Warren H. Williams is an Aranda man and one of Australia’s most highly decorated Aboriginal artists. Warren has been honing his skills on the guitar since he first picked one up with his father, country music legend, the late Gus Williams. Warren yarns up with Gman on 3KND. A man of many talents, he also holds the honour of writing the first ever Central Australian Indigenous musical, Magic Coolamon, and of writing and directing episodes of the Aboriginal television series, Our Place. An old hand when it comes to talented inspirational collaborations, Warren was nominated at the ARIA’s and the Golden Guitars for his work with John Williamson in the duet Raining on the Rock.

This collaboration, in addition to his solo work also saw him proudly take out the Deadly Awards more than once since 1998 along with NAIDOC Artist of the Year in 2006. 1998 – Performed with John Williamson during the Tamworth Country Music Festival and received a standing ovation.

2004 - Male Artist of the Year at the inaugural Northern Territory Indigenous Music Awards 2005 – Won the NAIDOC Most Popular Song in 2005 for ‘Dreamtime Baby’ 2006 - He was NAIDOC artist of the year 2006. 2008 - Inducted into the Hands Of Fame in Tamworth. 2009 - Won his first Golden Guitar with John Williamson & Amos Morris for ‘Australia Is Just Another Word For Free’ at the CMAA Country Music Awards of Australia.

Warren signed a record deal with ABC Music in early 2009 and his new album “Looking Out” was the first to be released through their newly established “Heartland” label. Warren has toured all over Australia, New Zealand and the US, including regular appearances at Tamworth & other major music festivals including Corrobboree 2000 in Sydney, the Yeperenye Federation Festival in Alice Springs and the Royal Melbourne Show. The Magic Coolamon debut in 2007 was an exciting venture and more recently Warren was involved in the setup of Pmarra Country.

Warren H Williams is a regular broadcaster on CAAMA Radio where he plays all his favourite country tunes and supports many of the newer artists of all musical genres in the area. He is in high demand for his guitar skills and can often be seen helping out on stage, in recording studios or penning songs for his many friends and talented family in the music industry in the Northern Territory Warren H Williams is now one of the biggest indigenous names on the music scene in Australia.


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