Solomon Sisay is a world-class musician who shot to fame in Ethiopia and around the Diaspora after being the chosen saxophone player for the Axumite Band, a legendary outfit in Ethiopia. Since then Solomon has continued his legacy, playing alongside the greats such as Mahmoud Ahmed, Aleymehu Eshete, Ali Bira, Tsegaye Eshetu and with many of the young, up and coming Ethiopian music stars. Now living in Australia, he has once again performed with these greats on their Australian tours, while performing regularly with JAzmaris, Lalibelas, Nhatty Man & Gara and Dereb the Ambassador. He has toured Europe, Middle East, Japan, Australia and New Zealand and performed at WOMADelaide, Port Fairy Folk Festival and MONA FOMA.
Ethio-pop and reggae star Nhatty Man is a household name in Ethiopia and around the Diaspora. Nhatty was nominated at the first East African Music Awards, where he performed alongside Congolese legend Papa Wemba, Burundian star Kidum and Kenyan pop singer Jaguar. He was the first Horn of Africa artist to perform on Big Brother Amplified in South Africa, which was broadcast across the continent. Since relocating to Melbourne in 2014 Nhatty has performed New Years Eve at Fed Square, WOMADelaide, Port Fairy Folk Festival, Melbourne Festival and has released two albums. In December 2017 Nhatty released an album, entirely self produced, that has seen him touring to Canada, UK, Germany, Sweden and next month around the US. The first single from the album won best music video at Ethiopia's National Music Awards and has over 5 million views on YouTube.