Thursday, July 4, 2024

Coloured Stone & Jason Lee Scott

Tony Boye Management with AMC South Australia Music Hall of Fame
Sonia Smith, Glenn Skuthorpe & Kutcha Edwards

Coloured Stone, Australia’s premier Aboriginal band originally formed in Koonibba, SA. Bunna is a proud Mirning and Whale Dreamer from South Australia, on the Nullarbor Plains, and is now recognised world wide.

2024 will mark 47 years of constant touring by Bunna Lawrie and Coloured Stone.

Coloured Stone was formed in 1977 by Bunna Lawrie, lead singer and songwriter, combining rock, ska, reggae with a unique First Nations sound, incorporating traditional instruments such as clap sticks, didgeridoo and traditional language.

Every performance from Bunna and Coloured Stone is a memorable musical experience, full of Aboriginal cultureand meaning.Coloured Stone is Bunna Lawrie lead vocal, rhythm guitar, didgeridoo, clap sticks with a backing band including; lead guitar, didgeridoo, bass guitar, backing vocals & drums.

2021 allowed Bunna the privilege to work with Midnight Oil on the Makarrata Project, specifically with Robert Hirst and Joel Davison on Gadigal Land, which won The Song of the Year at the APRA Music Awards of 2021.

Bunna Lawrie and Coloured Stone have appeared in almost every remote Aboriginal community in Australia, punctuated by performances in Womadelaide, Norway and London recently and at the Edinburgh Festival, Commonwealth Games, the Sydney Olympic Games, Womadelaide, the 40th anniversary of the Tent Embassy in Canberra, the St Kilda Festival, the Big Day Out, Garma Festival , Woodford Festival, Stomping Ground Broome, Moomba Festival, the Laura Festival, the Spirit Festival, the Dreamtime, the Long Walk, the Dreaming, the Island Vibe Festival, Barunga, Rainbow Serpent Festival Victoria and many, many more. Most, more than once.

In Australia there are few roads that Bunna has not traveled Coloured Stone are like one of our flint tools we find here on the Nullarbor. Finely crafted with many facets, each one with a purpose.