Chris Tamwoy


Chris TamwoyChris Tamwoy

Chris Tamwoy is a self-taught guitarist with a unique playing style and sound. Spending his childhood years on the island of Badu in the Torres Strait, he now resides in Brisbane. Chris has attracted a lot of attention is recent years, including talented Australian musicians, local and national radio stations, television shows, print media, and TEDx organisers.Chris Tamwoy Blues & Roots Festival

He has recently played the large Woodford Folk Festival, QLD,  the Byron Bay Blues Festival 25th Anniversary, Port Fairy Folk Festival, VIC, and many other venues throughout Australia. He has been nominated for Young Citizens Australia Day Award (2015), was the feature of a documentary unearthing talented young Australian artists on SBS/ NITV,  and is on the cusp of a promising music career.


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Photos courtesy of Sustainable Dreaming.






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