Dawn Barrington is a contemporary folk singer songwriter with a social conscience. Keeping in line with the origins of traditional folk singers her songs are engaging and thought provoking. She has toured up and down Australia’s East coast numerous times and taken her music to the refugees on Manus Island. She has put herself in front of many new faces and has discovered the common connecter remains the language of music. Her songs are “beautiful, inspiring and thought provoking”. Dawn was nominated for the “Best Regional Act” for West Australia Music Industry (WAM) November 2019 and track “Fly Free Little Bird” selected for the KISS my WAMi compilation CD 2018.
MUSIC TALKS WORKSHOP
This will be a music talks presentation of Dawn’s travels to Manus Island PNG to play music with and for the refugees detained there since 2013. She will talk about the conditions she witnessed and the difficulty getting access to the Island. Songs written with the refugees and for them are interwoven in this compelling presentation. You can not help but be captivated by the warmth with which she shares this extraordinary experience.