Kaurna Cronin is a unique Australian artist and a captivating entertainer who is always seeking to push the folk genre to new heights. He combines emotive soundscapes with intelligent and sincere lyrics in the tradition of folk troubadours who are storytellers first and foremost, demonstrating a maturity and an ingenuity beyond his years.
With numerous songwriting and performance awards including Folk Alliance Australia Young Artist Of The Year, ARBA Roots Album Of The Year, National Folk Festival Youth Award, FLMA Best Acoustic Act and the SAM Live Music Award, Cronin’s seven studio albums, relentless international touring schedule and artistic approach have him regarded as a truly unique artist well poised to keep folk moving into the future.
In the past years Cronin has toured Europe and Australia extensively, from intimate venues to some of the largest festivals in Australia, Germany, The Netherlands, Sweden, Estonia, Italy and even Russia, mustering up over 700+ shows.
Cronin’s knack for timeless sentiment and rich imagery in his songwriting is palpable as he combines the best, most intimate aspects of the acoustic genre with an inventive and experimental modern approach. His most recent album Aloft In Blue explores some of the deepest existential concerns of our time coupled with lush and emotive soundscapes cementing Cronin as an artist for this moment and setting him at the cutting edge of contemporary folk.
Created in a world first collaboration between founding partners Sounds Australia, Showcase Scotland Expo and Canada’s East Coast Music Association (ECMA), along with 11 other export organisations and showcase events from around the world, Global …