'It’s really hard to resist dancing to AMARU TRIBE every tune

they create is so rich and textured.” Nkechi Anele, Triple J  Australia

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Touring Highlights

2020

Moomba Festival (Melbourne Victoria)

@ The Nightcat (Fitzroy)

Supporting Grammy Award winners “Los Amigos Invisibles”

St Kilda Festival – Alfred Square Stage

The Nightcat – Bushfire relief concert (Fitzroy, VIC)

Museum of Modern Art - MONA (Hobart, Tasmania)

2019

Queenscliff Music Festival (Queenscliff, VIC)

BLUESFEST (Byron Bay, NSW)

Moomba Festival (Melbourne, Victoria)

WOMADELAIDE (Adelaide, South Australia)

Clayton Community Festival (Clayton, Victoria)

Melbourne to Taiwan Tour

Hear Here Festival (Taiwan)

Studio Lam (Bangkok, Thailand)

The Penny Black (Brunswick, VIC)

SXSW & Colombia Tour

Amaru Tribe at Casa Kilele (Bogota, Colombia)

Amaru Tribe at Latino Power (Bogota, Colombia)

SXSW Showcase @ The Russian House (Austin, Texas, USA)

SXSW Showcase @ Australia House (Austin Texas)

Moomba Festival (Melbourne, Victoria)

WOMADELAIDE (Adelaide, South Australia)

Clayton Community Festival (Clayton, Victoria)w

2018

Fedsquare NYE Concert celebrations (Melbourne, VIC)

Strawberry Fields Festival (Tocumwal, NSW)

Australian Music Week Showcase (Cronulla, NSW)

Lost Lands Festival (Geelong, VIC)

The Street Theatre (Canberra, ACT)

Blenheim Music Festival (Adelaide, SA

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Vibrating charangos, electronic sounds, Afro-Latin beats, and powerful vocal harmonies align with the Australian land, creating a portal that connects the southern hemisphere and gives birth to an unknown genre called “Cumbia Oceanica”. Melbourne-based Colombian duo, Oscar Jimenez and Katherine Gailer, have a deep connection with their roots which they nurtured in their songlines; with a bilingual nature that allows the listener to discover connections between Australia's diverse cultural backgrounds.

 

Their music performances have captivated audiences at major festivals such as Womadelaide, Bluesfest, Queenscliff Festival plus international tours to the USA (SXSW), Colombia, Thailand, and Taiwan. Nominated for Best Global/Reggae Act (The Age Music Awards), their debut self-titled album got national recognition and featured international artists such as Tonolec (Argentina), QVLN (USA), Nhattyman (Ethiopia/Australia), and OKA (Australia).