John Wayne Parsons

  • Folk

  • Traditional

  • Acoustic

5:00 pm
Festival Day
Sunday 18 Feb
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John Wayne Parsons is a proud Yuggerabul Ugarem le (man), based on Narrm (Melbourne), on the homelands of the Kulin Nation. He is a singer songwriter who has always loved singing and growing up in a family with strong spiritual and cultural influences. Among his many credits as a singer, John’s past performances and musical projects have contributed to telling the complex and varied stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Australia. John Wayne prides himself on his culture and his singing practice, which is deeply embedded within his cultural identity and ancestral ties to cultural warriors and knowledge holders.

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