ARIA nominated new directions in australian folk



“Like a gust of wind ushering in a new season of possibilities … Arrow, as the title suggests, offered listeners a new direction in Australian Folk music, an innovative blend of beautifully crafted pieces.”

What’s on Sydney

The latest from Chaika –

Our FINAL gig for 2019 is SATURDAY 14th DEC at The RHYTHM HUT in GOSFORD, NSW, AUSTRALIA. It’s a double bill with renowned group OKA to celebrate the Hut’s Xmas Party! Head on over to our GIG page for more details!

We have TOUR DATES FOR JANUARY 2020 in Brisbane, Byron Bay, Armidale, Bellingen, Newcastle and Bundanoon – plus Illawarra Folk Festival. Events on our GIG page

In very exciting news, our latest release ARROW has been ARIA nominated for Best World Music Album for 2019! It is a real honour to be in the top five with such excellent company such as Joseph Tawadros and Zela Margossian. Head over to bandcamp to purchase or download it. Scroll down to check out our official video and scroll further to listen to the whole album. If you prefer to stream then choose your streaming platform HERE.

“To say that these guys are talented would be an understatement. Mesmerising… Extraordinary.” ★ ★ ★ ★

– Michael Morton-Evans, Fine Music 102.5FM

“This is Chaika at their best – incorporating the world of rhythms and sounds of traditional music and channeling them into something beautiful”

– Timber and Steel

“Spine tingling a capella… sublime harmony vocals… It is easy to be enchanted”

– Tony Hillier, The Australian & Rhythms Magazine