Don't miss a fantastic double header show featuring two leading bands showcasing Australian world music! Melbourne’s very own Zulya and the Children of the Underground, alongside Brisbane-based world music darlings, Mzaza, fronted by Pauline Maudy, return to Melbourne to launch their highly-anticipated album, 'Ghosts'. ARIA award-winning Zulya and The Children of the Underground is by far one of the most intriguing and unique acts in Australia, and perhaps the world. They perform exquisite original music loosely inspired by Zulya’s Tatar and Russian roots. Zulya’s music defies being labelled, but has been described as “Kurt Weillish, Euro-Cabaret jazz [colliding with] lullabies constructed to tear your heart out.” Come see why this group won an ARIA and continues to enchant listeners around the world!
Long time since we've played in Melbourne. We'll be trying out some new material we've written for a new album!
Sounds Like: Lhasa de Sela, Camille, Tom Waits, "Inna Zhelannaya", Françoise Breut
Label: UAR/Remote Control
Bio: Multi award-winning ZULYA KAMALOVA is the leading proponent of Tatar and Russian music in Australia as well as one of the most versatile and accomplished vocalists on the world music scene today. Since her move to Australia in 1991 ZULYA has developed a totally original approach as an affirmation...See Full Bio
“”She really is a world class””