King Stingray is a tight-knit crew of Yolŋu (Aboriginal people of northeast Arnhem Land) and balanda (non-Indigenous) musicians who have produced a set of 10 tracks that will be remembered as one of the greatest Australian debuts.

- Highest Charting Australian debut album of 2022
- Winner of Michael Gudinski Breakthrough Act ARIA Award and was nominated for 5 ARIA Awards including Best Album.
- Winner of The Australian Music Prize
- triple j feature album with five singles in triple j Hottest 100
- #1 album on double j "50 Best Albums of 2022" list.
- Epic Like A Version of Coldplay's Yellow that also landed in triple j Hottest 100.
- 5 star album reviews from NME and Rolling Stone Australia.
- Sold out Australian album tour.
- Released a cover of Men At Work’s ‘Down Under’ for Tourism Australia's 'Come and Say G’day' global campaign.

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Events featuring KING STINGRAY

Mar 16, 2023
12:00pm — 12:25pm
Presented by
SXSW DAY PARTY - Sounds Australia
Mar 16, 2023
11:00pm — 11:40pm
Mar 17, 2023
9:00pm — 9:40pm
Presented by
Mar 19, 2023
12:00am — 12:40am
Presented by
Planetary Group
Nhulunbuy, AUSTRALIA
Indie Rock
Professional Connections
KING STINGRAY is seeking the following:
  • Label
  • Distribution - US
  • Distribution - UK/Europe
  • Booking Agent - US
  • Booking Agent - UK/Europe
  • Sync/Music Supervisors