Joe Geia is a renowned First Nation singer songwriter who sounds his heritage and history. “Through his music he asks us not to sustain in mourning but to commemorate, not to rise in anger but to live in hope, and he also asks us to share in traditions that he brings to us through song. His music therefore is music of consequence for all Indigenous people, and for all Australians. “ – Christopher Sainsbury, Music Professor, ANU School of Music.
Joe Geia’s contribution to the arts is highly significant and enduring. As the writer of renowned songs such as Yil Lull and Uncle Willie he remains an active recording and performing artist sharing his Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture through music.