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Emma Donovan

Singer / Songwriter
The Donovans

Emma Donovan (born 1981) is an Indigenous Australian singer and songwriter. She is a member of the renowned musical Donovan family. She started her singing career at age seven with her uncle’s band, The Donovans. In 2000, she became a founding member of Stiff Gins, leaving the band three years later to release the solo album Changes in 2004. She performs with The Black Arm Band and released a solo EP, Ngaaraanga, in 2009.

She has been nominated for multiple Deadly Awards including Female Artist of the Year, and performed at the opening of the 2004 Olympic Torch Relay. She won Best Female Artist at the 2009 BUMP Awards. Donovan appeared in the ABC series Dynasties in 2004, and was the subject of the 2005 SBS TV documentary Emma Donovan: Gumbainggir Lady.



SESSION


  • EMMA DONOVAN: IN CONVERSATION
EMMA DONOVAN: IN CONVERSATION

Thursday, 11 April
17:15 – 18:00


Award winning artist and songwriter Emma Donovan shares her experiences of a changing music industry, in conversation with Rod Yates.


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