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Warren H WILLIAMS (2008)

Warren H Williams

Singer/Songwriter Warren H Williams has become one of the most loved indigenous identities on the Australian music scene.

Born at the remote community of Hermannsburg about 120kms west of Alice Springs.

Warren H Williams first started playing guitar with his father, the legendary Gus Williams, at the age of six. He was brought up on country music but also pursued the pleasures of rock and roll. Country music was in his blood however and Warren soon went back to country as a songwriter and recording artist and talented multi-instrumentalist.

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.