A household name in Ethiopia and around the worldwide Diaspora, Nhatty Man-ChaChu ቻቹ and his 5 piece band Gara are emerging as one of the most energetic acts to hit Australian stages. Since relocating to Melbourne from Addis Ababa Nhatty has performed New Years Eve at Fed Square, collaborated with new sounds and rhythms from Colombia to Mauricious and released Selam, an EP combining Ethiopian roots and reggae with conscious lyrics in Amharic and English.
Rick Howe is a DJ, radio presenter and music documentary maker. In his home town of Melbourne his first love is playing Reggae sound system and representing foundation music on PBS FM and ABC Radio National. He travels the world in search of unheard music stories for the ABC.
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