Ganga Giri

Ganga Giri

 Melbourne, Victoria, AUS

Ganga Giri is a positive Australian multi-cultural celebration, fusing tribal sounds and rythyms with deep electronic beats and sounds creating a unique world-beat dance floor experience. The live show is high energy and is a highlight for people everywhere they perform across the world.


GANGA GIRI - BIO (gun-gah gear-ree)

GANGA GIRI, rhythmic didgeridoo virtuoso and percussionist, reflects much of the creative inspiration which Australia represents today. Explosive and pulsating; ambient and flowing at times - GANGA GIRI is a pumping percussive multi-layered experience of complex grooves and raw, deep natural sound. An inspired music creator whose passion brings people together in a modern day corroboree.

Blending an array of tribal percussive beats, fat funky bass lines and pumping didgeridoo with congas, bougarabou, Nigerian talking drum, mbira and kamele n’goni with authentic indigenous moves, Aboriginal dancers and international vocalists. GANGA GIRI’s live show is a modern/primitive celebration; a melting pot unifying many musical genres and cultures.

Delivering his unique and authentic taste of multicultural Australia GANGA GIRI’s music has been widely & wildly appreciated by music lovers in many countries including Australia, Japan, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Netherlands, New Zealand and the United States igniting audiences in clubs and music festivals all over the world including some of the biggest outdoor dance events across the globe.

GANGA GIRI is a remarkably energetic and innovative live act. He has achieved something rare and precious which few artists are able to capture mixing natural elements with fat tribal beats and dirty funky bass lines to create a unique tribal-technological deep earth dance experience.

“GANGA GIRI is a wonderful musician. I first heard him at a Womad Festival, and loved the mix of his ancient and primitive instrument with a wide range of great dance grooves. Ganga is really taking the didgeridoo to places it has never been before and developing a unique style of music.” Peter Gabriel - Real World Records

Joining GANGA GIRI on stage is Gumilaroi - Wakka Wakka nations Indigenous singer; Didgeridoo player and dancer Gumaroy, rich dub/reggae dancehall vocalist and celebrator Jornick hailing from French Guyana, Dan on drums and samples, Yeshe on percussion and melodic world instruments (Mbira and Kamele N’goni). Band members also include Nui (percussion), Roy Buchanan (indigenous dancer), Jeremy Donovan (indigenous singer and dancer).


Good Voodoo - LP - 2010
Raising it Up - LP - 2006
Beats around the Bush - 2003

Set List

set lengths from 60 to 90minutes

Jump Up
Dont Follow the Guru
Peace to the Middle East
Good Voodoo
Fire in the Belly
Gade Gade
Swim of Sound
Thiggara Yugal (Emu Song)
Curried Ripples
Stand Up Strong