Video/images: Emma Murray

Song released through Sing Hum Records

Previous events

The Buffelettes

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The Press Basement Bar, 179 Marius St, Tamworth NSW 2340

The Buffelettes will be making their first appearance at the Tamworth Country Music Festival 2023. Travelling all the way from the NT to the country, Gleny Rae Virus, Katie Harder, Jessie May and Sally Balfour are super excited to share their stories, harmonies and dynamic song creations with a new audience. Sweet as a desert pea and strong as a buffalo, together they are the Buffelettes.

Sheilas! Renegade Women of Country Music

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North Tamworth Bowling Club, 20 Bligh St, North Tamworth NSW 2340

The songs and stories of nine contemporary Australian women in an intimate and relaxed setting. Golden guitar nominee Allison Forbes, Natalie Henry, Wendy Phypers, and Territory sheilas Jessie May, Katie Harder, Sally Balfour, Crystal Robbins and Gleny Rae Virus, with special guest Mistress of Ceremonies, outrageously funny Sheila Knacquers.

Adult $20; Concession $15; Group of 4 $60

The Buffelettes

Tamworth Hotel , 147 Marius St, Tamworth NSW 2340

Three Quarters of the Buffelettes playing the Tamworth Hotel. Bringing a little bit of the Territory to the East. The Buffelettes will be making their first appearance at the Tamworth Country Music Festival 2023. Travelling all the way from the NT to the country, Katie Harder, Jessie May and Sally Balfour are super excited to share their stories, harmonies and dynamic song creations with a new audience. Sweet as a desert pea and strong as a buffalo, together they are the Buffelettes.

$15 per person

Enjoy Daryl Braithwaite in concert under the desert sky on Saturday 17 September 2022. With special guests, Katie Harder, Dan the Man, Max Fredericks and Natalie Pellegrino and Wolfpack Amadeus. Gates open at 11am. Free buses from the Alice Springs Convention Centre.

Daryl Braithwaite is an iconic Australian singer/songwriter and ARIA Hall Of Fame Inductee. As the front man and vocalist for 1970’s band Sherbet, Braithwaite rode a wave of local and international success with songs such as Howzat and Summer Love propelling the band the band to superstar status. Braithwaite went on to embark on a highly successful solo career which included a #1 ARIA Album Chart for his album Edge (1988) featuring the hit singles As The Days Go By and One Summer. Braithwaite’s 1990 follow up album Rise included the single The Horses which reached #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart and to this day remains an anthem for generations of Australians. In 2020, Braithwaite joined a host of local and international artists to perform at Fire Fight Australia, Concert For National Bushfire Relief in front of an audience in excess of 70,000 at Sydney’s ANZ Stadium.

$80 General Admission - $250 ticket plus wine and dine

Night 2 of the Festival Club as part of the Desert Song Festival. Join Katie Harder and the Artful Dodgers and Kemy Ogendi for a fantastic night of music between the hills and under the stars. Dress warm as we are outside Food Available from Yaya's from 6. Araluen Bar open from 7.30 Music starts at 7.30 Tickets available at the door $15

Bill Chambers Live - Supported by Katie Harder

Monte's Lounge, 95 Todd St, Alice Springs

Bill Chambers is coming back to Alice & will be live in the Shooting Gallery at Montes supported by our very own Katie Harder! If you’ve been in the audience at a Bill Chambers concert you’ll notice he always travels with a swag of guitars showcasing his connection to different styles of music that he’s been influenced by over the years. “I grew up listening to the Hillbilly music my mum and dad played when i was a kid. I discovered early Rock’n’Roll,

General Admission $25

Winter Chill

Red Hot Arts Central Australia , 67 Bath st, Alice Springs

Red Hot Arts Central Australia opens its cosy arts space for Winter Chill – two nights of stories, music and campfire chats under the stars and in our converted workshop space and backyard. Each night will feature a changing lineup of NT musicians, spoken word artists and filmmakers. Come sample some mouth-watering and heart-warming treats, tales and tunes under the stars. When: 16 & 23 July Time: 5PM – 9PM At: Red Hot Arts, 67 Bath Street. Tickets: $15 at door. Hot food and drinks available for purchase. PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A CASHLESS EVENT

I'll be playing live for the next 3 Fridays upstairs at the new 1690 restaurant and deck bar, overlooking the magnificent setting sun on the Alice's West Mac Ranges. Dates Include: 27th May 3rd June 10th June Music from 6.30 pm. A collections of Old and Brand new originals along with a mix of Katie's favourite covers infused with that familiar Katie Harder flavour. Occasional special guests will accompany. For more info and booking please visit

Katie Harder and Friends - Live on the Lawns

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Music NT HQ - Old Courthouse Lawns, Cnr of Parsons and Hartley St, Alice Springs

Enjoy your lunch on the lawns surrounding the Old Courthouse, the new home of MusicNT in Mparntwe, on the last Friday of the month between now and September. Sample live sounds from some of Alice Springs finest original musicians. May 27: Katie Harder June 24: Karnage N Darknis July 29: TBC August 26: TBC September 30: TBC Funded thanks to the Australian Government's Regional Arts Fund, which supports the arts in regional and remote Australia

2022 Alice's Longest Desert Lunch

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Olive Pink Botanical Gardens, Tunks Rd, Alice Springs

Alice’s Longest Desert Lunch now takes pride of place as the premier food and wine occasion in Central Australia with the leaders in the restaurant and catering industry, showcasing to the world just what Alice has to offer. This is our own dining extravaganza, supporting the ongoing operation and growth of the Hamilton Downs Camp, a not for profit community organisation that provides a bush destination primarily for youth, also a great venue for other private functions and corporate groups. The annual celebration of food held in Alice Springs is back - now moved to Olive Pink Botanical Garden. The major fundraiser for Hamilton Downs Youth Camp and a Do Not Miss on the local social calendar. Your ticket includes an exquisite meal over various courses from your chosen caterer complemented by a package of wine, beer and soft drinks. Performances during the event by Katie Harder and Benny Heaslip. For more information please visit


Looking forwards to supporting Mike Elrington Totem Theatre for his Territory Tour 2022. It's so great to have traveling musicians visit us here in Alice Springs again. So so lucky to have him here. Book your tickets below. Doors open @ 7 See ya there.

Mike is described as “An eclectic, passionate & relentless mix of acoustic blues, rock & folk. This man plays & sings like wildfire.” — Las Vegas Weekly

Tickets $35

Gotcha Covered - Featuring Alice Sings Pop Choir

Totem Theatre, Todd St, Alice Springs

Fun, dynamic, musical interactive entertainment!

Gotcha Covered will showcase a curated gig featuring seven different musicians covering other local Mparntwe artists!

The event will wrap up with an epic performance of the song which was learned in the free Alice Sings Workshop prior.

To get the most out of this experience, attendees of Gotcha Covered are encouraged to attend the free Alice Sings Workshop on at 2.00pm in the Totem Courtyard.


Katie Harder and her band 'The Artful Dodgers' invite you to a picnic gig on the grass at White Gums to celebrate the release of Katie's latest single 'Sing It Out'. Supported by the sultry tunes of Jessie K and Jessie May. Broadcast live through 8CCC 102.1FM on the evening.
Stream live through anywhere in Australia from 4.40pm AEST and 5.10 NT.

Start Time: 5pm. Gate Opens: 4.30pm Tickets: $20 Entry at the door. Families $40. Eftpos available. Kids under 14 free BYO drinks (including alcohol), picnic, chair or picnic rug and enjoy a lovely evening out, under the red hills of Honeymoon Gap. Coffee cart available.

Listen or Buy sing it out:

Come and celebrate the launch of First Light and Rest + Resist with a backyard gig. There will be snags and beautiful tunes as the sun sets. Come from 7 to hear Katie Harder supporting. Entry $15, kids free. If cost is a barrier, please DM and we'll pop your name on the door. Tickets at the door.

She Sings: The Fire Within

Olive Pink Botanical Gardens, Tuncks Road, Alice Springs

Eight of Central Australia’s fiercest songwriters bring together their unique voices and stories in harmony, weaving an intimate and harmonious female songbird celebration to unite and ignite: ‘The Fire Within’. Be delighted and inspired as each singer performs solo and backed by each other, bringing their passion, strength, and power to the front, in the spectacular dusk at Olive Pink Botanic Gardens. Doors from 6 PM. The Beantree Cafe and the Thai food van both available for dinner, cakes, and drinks in the garden. BYO alcohol. Please stay home if you are unwell. Featuring: Ceenah N: Katie Harder: Xavia: Bambadino: Nicole Soorkia: Rosie Wild and special performances by Jessie K: Stellar Sea: and Fan Fatale: Acknowledging the unceded Arrernte country in Mparntwe, Central Australia, we pay respect to the custodians of this ancient Aboriginal Land.

$20 Full Price, $15 Concession, Kids 0-10 Free, Children 11-16 Concession prices.


Back in the studio! 

Spent the morning in the Sing Hum studio with the terrific Dave Crowe this morning. He even dresses to blend into the foliage! It’s been a few years but thanks to the grant I received, it’s a reality again. Also a dream come true to work with the very talented #davecrowemusic and #broadwing_music. New song coming at u soon! #singhum



'Jesse' was officially released in 2017. It's a song for my son. 

We all want the best for our kids and in this ever changing and sometimes scary world, it’s important for them to navigate life with sound advice and solid support from home. From this background I want my boy to grow up to live a life that’s FREE. 

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Thanks to everyone that has been involved with this song.

Welcome To My New Site!! 

Hi there... Welcome to my new website! Here you will find news, reviews, gigs and soon my exciting new EP 'Beloved'! I'm so excited to share with you this new music inspired by my personal stories of love, family and country. It's been a busy time between recording, babies and the final release. I hope you enjoy these heartfelt songs as much as I enjoy singing them to you. Please share these songs and stories amongst your friends and say G'day at a show soon.

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