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Sounds from the Centre

With a focus on the Territory and locally-based talent, the music program offers a diverse range of musical genres.  Hosted by local musician Paul Ah Chee, ‘Ngala’, Sounds from the Centre features performers across six of the ten Festival nights.  

All performances will take place on the stage at the food and beverage area at Desert Park. Shows are free to watch, but seats are limited.  To save your seat please register

Sunday 20 September6.30pm – 7:15pm

Paul Ah Chee & Friends

Paul Ah Chee ‘Ngala’ is an Alice Springs-based singer/songwriter. Although Paul had a love of music as a young boy, it wasn’t until he formed Amunda with three other local musicians in 1989 that he began to play in earnest.

Amunda enjoyed success with appearances at major music festivals but ceased performing in 1997. Paul has now embarked on a solo project with new music to be released in May 2020.  Paul will perform some of these new songs live at Parrtjima 2020, along with a selection of Amunda favourites.

  • Mojo Juju, Parrtjima festival, Alice Springs, Australia. 7/4/2019. Images courtesy Parrtjima / NTMEC

  • Frank Yamma, Parrtjima festival, Alice Springs, Australia. 6/4/2019. Images courtesy Parrtjima / NTMEC

  • Frank Yamma, Parrtjima festival, Alice Springs, Australia. 6/4/2019. Images courtesy Parrtjima / NTMEC

  • Paul Ah Chee

  • Frank Yamma, Parrtjima festival, Alice Springs, Australia. 6/4/2019. Images courtesy Parrtjima / NTMEC