In this video: Jessie Lloyd celebrates the history and strength of our Indigenous community through the music and songs from ‘The Songs Back Home’ album and more, as part of the 2018 Yinga-bul Festival.

About Jessie Lloyd: Originally from the tropics of North Queensland, Jessie Lloyd is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander musician who performs a broad collection of Australian Indigenous songs. A vocalist, guitarist, bassist and ukulele player, Jessie earned her formal qualifications at Abmusic in Perth, WA in 2002.

A musician, producer and creative entrepreneur, Jessie Lloyd is a cultural practitioner of Indigenous music. Her mission is to produce, perform and progress Australian Indigenous music through innovative concepts, collaborative projects and cultural practice. Maintaining an authenticity that contributes to the rich diversity of Australian arts and its audiences, and working towards positive and progressive social opportunities, values and attitudes.

Melbourne Recital Centre proudly stands on the land of the Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation, and we acknowledge the powerful storytelling of a thousand generations who precede us.

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