Biography

Soothing song-bird and world-rhythm-connector, Lucida seeks to share the bond and beauty of life. Her songs are a sensual soul smooch. A deep and earthy grounding with pounding hope and heart! Enticing audiences in for still, reflective listening or luring them to explore freedom and release on the dance floor!

Drawing from her Polynesian heritage and original artistry as a drummer and dancer, her melodic flow of poetry and distinctive percussive style weaves a mix of soulful reggae, funk and folk with world music flavours.

Lucida’s voice is a healing balm for the world, she offers celebration and comfort for our triumphs and struggles. She is music in motion, her infectious grooving and spirited playful presence, naturally relaxes and engages people building a synergy between artist and audience. Her aim is to collectively create vibrations of unity, love and healing.

‘Sister Liberty’ is her band of major league musicians and vocalists, with the debut album Emanate; a reggae roots groove vibration, highlighted with luscious harmonies and quirky percussion instruments. It is a classic example of just how she loves to make a joyful noise, sweet as nectar.

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Sister Liberty’s debut album Emanate, is a reggae roots and groove vibration, highlighted with luscious harmonies and quirky percussion instruments. It is a classic example of how she loves to make a joyful noise, sweet as nectar.

Sister Liberty (Lucida) has a long history of live performance and festival shows. Performing solo, in duos, and bands at key events such as Festival Cairns Commonwealth Games Entertainment, Townsville Cultural Festival, Wallaby Creek Festival, Tablelands Folk Festival, Cairns ‘Up Tempo’ World Music Festival, Kuranda Roots Festival, Woodford Folk Festivals ‘Women Up Front’ and ‘Murri Tent’, numerous ‘Carnival on Collins Festivals and ‘Women In Song’ concerts held at The Cairns Tanks Art Centre, played to an audience of 2000 at Christchurch Town Hall,  Support Act for New Zealand Band ‘Moana and the Tribe’ and Nattali Rize. Joined ‘Sounds of AustraNesia’ Cairns’ Indigenous, Torres Strait Islander, Polynesian and Melanesian choir and band in 2013, recording on their 2nd album ‘Women of AustraNesia’ launched December 2016. 

With an organic ability to blend with artists, musicians, venues and communities, to establish understanding, respect, and harmony. Sister Liberty delivers her services in a professional, reliable manner. Her talents and energy complement any entertainment engagement or learning arena.

Sister Liberty’s rich diverse gifts, musical sensitivity, and her delight in sharing and uniting through song, enables her to flow with musicians and audiences of all walks of life, ages and cultures.

Global Solidarity

It's time to breakdown the barriers of 'difference' and help the world shift from being at constant competition, in a perpetual criminal and war culture, that serves the few, to one of global solidarity. Let's be united as one family with the duty and responsibility...

Sister Liberty…

According to The Magna Carta of 1215 (originally known as the Charter of Liberties) Liberty in philosophy, involves free will as contrasted with determinism. 1) In politics, liberty consists of the social and political freedoms to which all community members are...

One Soul:

Another aspect of this intention is to spread my huge love and hope for the world. I have always had an innate awareness of our connection.  An undeniable understanding that humankind is one family, one tribe, we are all Brothers and Sisters, we belong to each other...