Emma Donovan & The Putbacks

Posted 20 Apr 2017 @ 12:27pm

In collaboration with the 2017 Yirramboi First Nations Festival, Arts Centre Melbourne presents two of the most crucial voices to represent our Aboriginal community.


Emma Donovan & The Putbacks will pay tribute to pioneering singer/songwriter Ruby Hunter and Archie Roach brings his new album Let Love Rule to the stage a night later.
Donovan is a soul and funk...

Posted 5 Jun 2015 @ 11:19am

Last November, Melbourne-based singer Emma Donovan teamed up with local funk collective The Putbacks on the debut LP Dawn. Donovan’s been an active performer for a number of years, working with the likes of Paul Kelly, Archie Roach, Declan Kelly and the Black Arm Band. It was during a Black Arm Band tour in 2007 that she first encountered The Putbacks’ drummer Rory McDougall and bass player...

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