Deline Briscoe is a Yalanji woman of song from the Daintree Region of Far North Queensland. Her roots planted deep in  Yalanji culture and Gospel vocals Deline combines the two worlds   in her 2018 Album "Wawu".

Deline’s Career spans over 2 decades with some of Australia’s most celebrated vocalists including Archie Roach, Lou Bennett, Paul Kelly, Shane Howard, Emma Donovan, Airileke, Andrea Keller, Iain Grandage and has toured the world with two vocally exquisite ensembles, Black Arm Band  and Mission Songs Project.

Deline shares her extraordinary jazz-infused vocals intertwined with Yalanji Wawubarri singing, gospel conviction and bluesy grit & bite. Her Vocal delivery is captivating and moving as is her graceful presence, with a dynamic range  from the sweetest melodies into inspired wailing notes Deline tells her stories of Love hope and loss, reaching into the audiences hearts in the spirit of truth telling and healing.

As an Artistic Director, Deline skilfully combines a multi layered storytelling style that is presented in the well crafted shows Blaktivism (Arts Centre Melbourne 2021 - 2024) , Singing Up Country Sunshine Coast Chamber Music Festival 2022 - 2024, with Elder Aunty Helena Gulash, A Heartfelt Tribute to Uncle Archie Roach ( Bluesfest 2023) Jalbu Muna (Vivid 2023), Guy - Kuiyam (CIAF 2018).

Deline is driven by the healing that music brings to the audience and her own spirit each time she shares her skill and talent. .

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