It is with great pleasure that Council endorses Ali S, Country Singer as Boulia Shire Council Ambassador from the period January 2017 to January 2019.
Ali S is a Country Music Singer/Songwriter from Boulia, QLD and his cultural heritage originates from the people of the Yulluna Tribe, who are the traditional land owners of the land surrounding Boulia.
Ali S has spent the majority of his life in North West Queensland, where he has worked as a Plumber, Underground Miner and Road Contractor. His love of singing has also been there, whether he is singing to his work crew while camped out on the Plenty Highway between Boulia and Alice Springs for weeks at a time, or heading down to the 'local' in Mt Isa and Boulia with his crew on his days off.
Ali S began his singing career in Boulia and the surrounding shires, performing at community events, at pubs and clubs and where he sang alongside Steve Forde. Ali S is a graduate of the Australian Academy of Country Music and has been mentored by the likes of Catherine Britt, Fanny Lumsden, Amber Lawrence and Kasey Chambers.
Ali S has set to release Debut Album, 'Couldn't Do This On My Own'. Ali S has a traditional country style, with a contemporary twist, appealing to country music fans of all ages. His songs are based around life on the land, famous country music artists and the legends that entertain us in the rodeo circuit.
On the touring front Ali S has performed in front of thousands at Doomben Country Race Day, Bedourie Races, Boulia Camel Races, Hayrunners Drought Relief Concert - Brisbane, Warwick Rodeo and Campdraft and the Tamworth Country Music Festival 2017 where he performed on the Toyota Main stage, at the West Tigers Leagues Club and the LongYard Hotel to name a few. Ali has performed with Roger Corbett and Dobe Newton from the Bushwackers, as well as with Mike Carr and Simon Johnson.
Ali S will be touring Outback Queensland in July stopping at 13 towns, performing 13 shows and visiting 3 schools. 'ALi S on an Outback Tour will see him as the Headlining Act of the 2017 Boulia Camel Races, with stops at the Hughenden Country Music Festival, Cloncurry NAIDOC Week Celebrations, Winton Camel Races, Mt Isa, Longreach and many places inbetween. Ali S will be performing with his band during this tour, which is made up of four very talented Australian and international musicians.
Ali S is a country man whose songs reflect his strong country pride - his hard work and unique country voice keep him determined to grow as an Australian Country Music Artist.
If you would like more information on Ali S performing at an event for your committee don't hesitate to contact him via email, or through Facebook. Please check out his latest performances on YouTube, Instagram or Facebook and remember to sign up to our mailing list so that you know when Ali S will be in a town near you.