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Mia Dyson
Bib ID 6263143
Format PicturePicture [still image, text, sheet]
Description 2005 
1 poster : colour ; 42 x 30 cm 
Biography/History

Mia Dyson (born 1981) is an Australian singer, songwriter, and guitarist. She shot to fame with her 2003 album Cold Water and her subsequent follow-up album, Parking Lots, which won "Best Blues & Roots album" at the 2005 ARIA Awards. Following the 2003 release of Cold Water Mia went into a continuous touring schedule both in Australia and overseas. Taking in major festivals such as the East Coast Blues & Roots Music Festival, West Coast Blues & Roots Festival, Falls Festival, Womadelaide, NXNE in Canada and The Edinburgh Festival in Scotland. 2005 saw the release of her second album Parking Lots which resulted in Mia being nominated for "Best Female Artist" and "Best Blues & Roots album" at that year's ARIA Awards, for which she won the "Best Blues & Roots album" award. The following year, 2006 Mia toured the USA and Canada, joined Frank Zappa's band The Mothers of Invention on stage at the Winnipeg Folk Festival, and supported Ani Di Franco in New York's Central Park. Also in 2006, Dyson was invited by Deborah Conway to take part in the Broad Festival project, with three other Australian female artists, they performed their own and each other's songs With Dyson and Conway were Melinda Schneider, Kate Miller-Heidke and Ella Hooper. In 2007, Mia supported Eric Clapton during his Australian tour in February to sellout crowds. She also had a guest appearance on Australian hip hop artist Urthboy's second album The Signal.

Source of Acquisition Acquired as part of a collection of ‘gig’ posters accumulated by a Sydney secondhand music dealer during the early 2000s. Many of the posters promote performances at two well known Sydney music venues: Brass Monkey in Cronulla and Bizzo’s in Caringbah. 
Subjects Dyson, Mia - Posters.  |  Music - Posters - Australia.  |  Posters, Australian.  |  Australian  |  Blues Roots
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