Episode 011: Kevin Bennett Part 1

Our guest today is a prominent singer/songwriter in Australian Country Music highly respected by his peers. Multi Golden Guitar winner and Aria nominee He writes relevant, contemporary Australian music containing elements of Blues, Rock, and Country – telling stories of where he’s from and where he might be going. He sings his life.It speaks to and is informed by the Australian landscape and the people of this wide, brown land, Australia.

In 2005 he discovered that he had Aboriginal heritage and belonged to the Kamilaroi tribe of Northern New South Wales. Since then he has been involved in several Indigenous Songwriting / Musical Skills and Mentoring projects with Tamworth Regional Council, APRA, and lately with the Jimmy Little Foundation. In 2011 was asked to be an indigenous ambassador for Apra.

Was a fantastic and extended Songversation with our guest that we decided to spit it in two episodes and this is part #1.