Travels from: Victoria
Blending traditional sounds and language with modern contemporary beats and rhythms
Categories: After Dinner Entertainers, Interesting Ideas
Full Presenter Profile & Bio
Renowned for his didgeridoo playing, actor, presenter and performer Mitch Tambo is one of Australia’s most talented entertainers. A proud Gamilaraay man, Mitch lights up any arena with a passion and deep commitment to his First Nations culture and the people he represents.
With a style that blends traditional sounds and language with modern contemporary beats and rhythms, Mitch’s music cuts across cultures. His debut album, Guurrama-Li, entered the iTunes Top 200 Australia World Music Chart at #2 and at #18 on the Germany iTunes Top 200. The album received rave reviews when it featured on Triple J Unearthed.
As a talented actor and presenter, Mitch’s charm endears him to audiences and brings a sense of joy and liveliness to his performances. As the much-loved host of MusoMagic Outback Tracks Mitch helps highlight positive stories in remote Aboriginal Communities and is a voice for youth, giving them an opportunity to be seen and heard. He also voiced Tez the Echidna in the Outback Christmas episode. Mitch was an extra on Aussie movie Charlie and Boots, and more recently has been a judge on Channel 7’s All Together Now.
In a highlight of his career, Mitch lead the procession during the canonisation of Australia’s first Saint – Mary McKillop – in 2010 along with traditional dance and performances at the Vatican Museum. His career has taken him to Asia, the Middle East, Europe and Melanesia showcasing the breadth of his skills and the beauty of his culture, performing at the Australian Embassy in Laos and the Langkawi Island Music Festival. At home, he has performed at the Melbourne Didgeridoo Festival and opened for social media sensation Macka B and Ky-Mani, son of reggae royalty Bob Marley.
Mitch is a favourite for Australian corporate events and has performed at events for some of Australia’s largest organisations, as well as at early education summits and international conferences held in Australia. He has performed alongside some of Australia’s favourite entertainers, appearing at John Williamson’s 50th Anniversary Concert at the Sydney Opera House.
Committed to empowering family and community, Mitch completed a Bachelor of Social Work in 2014 and is Co- founder of True Culture, an Aboriginal-owned business empowering and engaging people through Aboriginal culture. True Culture offer interactive cultural performances, mentoring and empowerment workshops for boys and young men, cultural awareness workshops and music performance and songwriting workshops.
Mitch is an engaging performer and community-minded spirit. His music has moved people the world over and he is passionate about sharing knowledge and experience of his culture. Not content with simply performing, Mitch is championing change and committed to promoting positive Indigenous experiences, walking the path of a true First Nations warrior.