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New Didgeridoo Streaming Channel From LA Outback

LA Outback has just launched our official Didgeridoo Streaming Channel which will broadcast didgeridoo events, live performances, instructional resources and much more. The first event to be featured is tonight’s Art of the Didgeridoo exhibit at the Aboriginal Dreamtime Gallery in Los Angeles. LA Outback will be broadcasting the opening ceremony of the month long event from 7-10 PM Pacific time. Watch live streaming video from laoutback at livestream.com For those planning on attending the event, be sure to arrive … [ Read the Rest... ]

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Lewis Burns Playing at “Art of the Didgeridoo”

Great news: Lewis Burns (Wiradjuri aboriginal) will perform at our “Art of the Didgeridoo” exhibit this Sat., July 30 at 7 PM! Lewis will play didgeridoo and display some of his own artwork available for purchase. To honor his culture, Lewis will wear traditional laplap and body paint (see photo). Don’t miss the opening reception, full details here: http://www.laoutback.com/Articles.asp?ID=246 Lewis is coming all the way from Dubbo in NSW, Australia. This exhibit has turned into quite an event, so make … [ Read the Rest... ]

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Didgeridoo Pick of the Week!

Here’s my didgeridoo “PICK OF THE WEEK” Our blog readers get free shipping on this deadly didgeridoo! Just call in your order on 1-800-519-1140 and we’ll apply the free shipping. This handsome didgeridoo offers CAVERNOUS, VIBRANT and EVOCATIVE acoustics. Crafted and decorated by Djapardi (pronounced Jah-’par-dee) who first stains the wood and then carefully etches Australian animals, reptiles, and aboriginal symbols into the wood, revealing the lighter wood beneath the stain. He then does a bit of detail with painted … [ Read the Rest... ]

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Gotta Love the “Chooky Dancers”

Watch a video from the link below! The “Chooky Dancers” combine traditional Yolngu song and dance with popular Western themes. “Chook” means chicken, so even their name is ironic. The first time I saw these fellas they stood on stage eerily silent and stoned-faced, then, as the music began, this mob of traditional fellas from a remote area of Australia began doing ballet steps to music from “Zorba the Greek”. They wow audiences all over the world with their mystique, … [ Read the Rest... ]

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The Didgeridoo Heckler

So you’re outside playing didgeridoo, maybe busking, and someone shouts from the crowd “A dingo ate my baby!” But only you and the vociferous joker get the quip ( a line delivered by Meryl Streep in the great film “A Cry in the Dark”). You keep on playing and then you hear, “Reeeeecolaaaaa!”. That’s it… you stand up and THWACK the guy upside the head. In court the judge tells you, “That was a didgeri-don’t!” And once in jail your … [ Read the Rest... ]

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Didgeridoo “PICK OF THE WEEK”

We had introduced the concept of a Didgeridoo “Pick of the Week” shortly after our new site launched, by showcasing the didgeridoos on Facebook. The idea unfortunately faded around the holidays and we never picked it back up again until now. The idea behind our pick of the week, is to showcase any instrument that stands out as a current favorite in the mix. All the didgeridoos are great, but from time to time one just stands out from the … [ Read the Rest... ]