- Kings of Congo Congo is a Mudgee based percussion group led by Richard Lawson who for over 30 years has been at the forefront of Rock drumming in Australia first with legendary Aussie Punk group the Lime Spiders then as a music educator and successful solo artist/producer and composer.
The group is made up of his best students and drummer mates and regularly performs at outdoor festivals and workshops in the Central West of NSW and further afield.
They have made spectacular appearances at ‘The flavours of Mudgee’ from 2012 till 2017and stole the show at the street party at the ‘Gulgong Folk Festival’ in Jan 2013 and 2015. They have also had special guest artists and drummers appear and jam with them including guitar virtuoso Daniel Champagne, Southerly Change members Benjamin Fowler/Matt Sykes, Paul Greene and Funkhouse drummer Aaron Strickland and Beatmeisters famous Djembe master Damion Stirling…check cover photo from Gulgong Folk Festival.
Kings of Congo Congo also run workshops with a few of their drummers touring the Central West and entertaining, teaching
and thrilling children and adults of all ages and have conducted workshops at Dubbo/Wellington/Dunedoo/Mudgee/Kandos/Rylstone amongst others.
All enquiries to Richard Lawson