Join LA Outback at 7 PM opening night, July 30, at the Aboriginal Dreamtime Gallery in Los Angeles, CA, for a most unique event. Opening night will feature a brief talk about the history and use of the didgeridoo in Australian aboriginal culture and its recent fusion with modern music around the world. That will be followed by awesome didgeridoo performances (players TBA). Admission is free. Wine and light snacks provided.
The exhibit and sale runs through August 27. There will be a FREE didgeridoo workshop for beginners on the closing day (Sat., Aug. 27) from 3-4 PM. Didgeridoos will be provided if you don’t have one.
Aboriginal Dreamtime Fine Art Gallery specializes in high quality Australian Aboriginal Fine Art. With two locations in Sydney and Los Angeles, and over 12 years of experience, the gallery has an excellent source of the finest indigenous Aboriginal Art in the world. Most of the didgeridoos on display during this exhibit will be available for purchase.
L.A.Outback Didgeridoos will be curating this exhibit which will feature instruments by the most famous crafters from Australia and beyond. See and play didgeridoos made from traditional Australian eucalyptus, agave, yucca, bamboo and native timbers. The Barry Martin collection will showcase vintage instruments from the 1940s up to the 1990s. And there will be examples of mago and yidaki (didgeridoos from remote regions of Arnhem Land), as well as contemporary didgeridoos by the following artist/crafters:
Djalu and Winiwini Gurruwiwi, Burrngupurrngu Wunungmurra, Dindirrk Mununggurr, George Djunggunwanga, Frankie Lane, Jarrold Junni, James Wallace, Will Thoren, Geoff Frost, Myke Gomezmaicas, Brad Evans, Robert Remington, Jamie Mugudun, Djapardi, Derwood Yumundi, Steve Bachmann, Jaime “VYAL” Reyes, Silvana “Jeyd” Paredes, Damon Meuli, Chris Ewing, Isaac Montoyan, Geoff Tucker and others.
This exhibit is the first of its kind in the U.S. and you won’t want to miss the opening night, July 30, at 7PM. The evening will be a warm and entertaining who’s who of the didgeridoo community, along with the gallery’s many patrons and curious passers-by. So get there early to find nearby street or garage parking, and make a night of it by enjoying dinner at one the many restaurants and cafés on Melrose Ave., Robertson Blvd., or Santa Monica Blvd.