With a name coming from the Wik people, meaning to dance, to sing, to play, Kee’ahn aims to honour her name and Ancestors through her soulful music that weaves lush melodies and words reminiscent of heartbreak and healing. Kee’ahn released her debut single Better Things on May 28, 2020. Kee’ahn was awarded the Archie Roach Foundation Award at the 2020 National Indigenous Music Awards.
Kee’ahn is a proud Kuku Yalanji, Jirrbal, Zenadh Kes song woman who has recently ventured from her home town in North Queensland, to pursue her dream in the Kulin Nation (Melbourne, Australia). With a name coming from the Wik people, meaning to dance, to sing, to play.
At 23 years of age, Kee’ahn already has an impressive number of performance credits to her name including: featuring at BIGSOUND2020, St Kilda Festival, Yirramboi First Nations Festival and at the Laneway Festival 2019 alongside Courtney Barnett, Cry Club, Jungle Cuffs, and Thelma Plum; as a feature artist with HOMELANDS at the National, Woodford and Cygnet Folk Festivals; and with DRMNGNOW at Golden Plains, St Kilda Festival, Splendour In The Grass Forum and Dark Mofo.
2020 sees Kee’ahn in the studio working on her first EP In Full Bloom.