Mitch Tambo is undoubtedly one of Australia's most unique and electrifying First Nations entertainers, often hailed as "the new voice of our generation."
His debut album, "Guurrama-Li," made an indelible mark on the music charts, rapidly ascending to top positions not only in Australia but also in the UK, US, Europe, Asia, and New Zealand upon its release.
In February 2020, Mitch mesmerised audiences with his performance of the single 'Together' as part of Eurovision Australia Decides. He also left an indelible mark on the historic Fire Fight Concert, closing it with a stirring rendition of 'You’re the Voice' alongside icons like John Farnham, Olivia Newton-John, and Queen's Brian May, creating a performance for the ages.
Mitch's commitment to artistic diversity shone through with the release of 'LOVE,' an upbeat anthem sung in his Gamilaraay language, and his electrifying electro-pop Gamilaraay language version of Vanessa Amorosi’s 'Absolutely Everybody.' Adding to his list of accomplishments, Mitch released the anthemic song "Heal" and delivered a breathtaking rendition of the holiday classic 'Silent Night.' Mitch's talent has also earned him nominations for two Golden Guitar Awards, recognizing his outstanding contributions to 'Come Together,' alongside Lee Kernaghan and Isaiah Firebrace, for Vocal Collaboration of the Year and Heritage Song of the Year.
In 2023, Mitch continued to captivate audiences with a version of the anthemic ICEHOUSE classic, 'Great Southern Land,' featuring Reigan. This timeless track, first released in August 1982, still resonates today with its passionate message. With Mitch and Reigan singing in Gamilaraay and English, the song underwent an emotive makeover, receiving rave reviews. Most recently, Mitch released his latest single, 'Yugal Yulu-gi,' an electrifying pop anthem that marked his tenth consecutive #1 iTunes Worldwide Chart success.
On stage, Mitch's performances are nothing short of electrifying. Throughout his career, he has led processions, showcased First Nations dance, and performed at prestigious venues worldwide. Highlights include the canonization of Australia’s first Saint, Mary McKillop, as well as performances at events such as Expo 2020 (Dubai), the Australian Commercial Radio Awards, the Langkawi Island Music Festival, the Melbourne Didgeridoo Festival, Australian Open, Channel 9 Upfronts, Rugby World Cup, T20, NRL Indigenous All Stars, Carols by Candlelight, and the 50th anniversary of Australia and Vietnam relations at the Opera House in Ho Chi Minh City.
Beyond his musical prowess, Mitch is an accomplished presenter, hosting Blak Excellence for Meta, Yarning Strong online and live series, and the children's TV series MusoMagic Outback Tracks, a production that showcases and celebrates positive stories in remote Aboriginal communities. Mitch has even lent his voice to the character Tez the Echidna in an ‘Outback Christmas’ episode.
During Covid, Mitch engaged with his fans through his online content series TAMBO TALK on Facebook, featuring appearances by Ash London, Casey Donovan, Larry Emdur, and more. His television credits include appearances on Today Show, Sunrise, The Project, The Morning Show, Today Extra, Q+A, among other television shows locally and abroad.
Mitch recently embarked on a national tour collaborating with the creative team behind the global success Burn the Floor. The new works, titled Burn the Floor: Walanbaa Yulu-gi, represent a groundbreaking and inspirational journey that embraces a mix of First Nations culture and music with ballroom and Latin dance styles. Backed with a soundtrack of Australian rock classics and Mitch’s own musical compositions, this extraordinary production is driven by the energy and passion of 20 dancers, vocalists, and musicians, creating an unforgettable experience for audiences worldwide.
Mitch's commitment to social causes is equally noteworthy. He serves as Diversity and Inclusion Ambassador for Support Act and is their Ambassador for Aus Music T-shirt Day. He has collaborated with Commercial Radio Australia on The Voice mental health campaign across Australian radio and has previously been a UNICEF ambassador. His unwavering commitment to social change continues to make him a remarkable force in both the entertainment industry and the broader community. Mitch played a pivotal role by performing his bilingual version of "You're the Voice," standing in for John Farnham, to launch the "Yes" campaign in the 2023 Australian Indigenous Voice referendum. The song serves as the evocative soundtrack for a video advertisement directed by filmmaker Warwick Thornton, which is being widely embraced on social media, digital platforms, and television.
Mitch is a qualified social worker. He recently expanded his reach by contributing opinion pieces for Mamamia, 9 Honey, and Stellar.
Mitch's electrifying stage presence and captivating music have enthralled audiences globally. His performances have graced prestigious events such as the NRL Indigenous All Stars, World Expo 2020, T20, Australian Open, the Grand Prix, and many more.
Beyond his musical talents, Mitch is a staunch advocate for cultural diversity and inclusivity. He holds qualifications as a social worker, experienced educator, and actively champions positive change. Furthermore, Mitch's remarkable achievements include 10 consecutive #1 worldwide chart-toppers, and he has even shared the stage with legendary artists John Farnham, Brian May, and Olivia Newton-John at Fire Fight.