The four members of 19-Twenty stand on a stage with a packed audience behind them. The crowed is cheering and excited.

charlie needs braces

The latest music project Charlie Needs Braces comes from Naarm musician Charlie Woods. Charlie is a proud GuriNgai woman, a direct descendant of Bungaree and Matora. The lands running from the Central Coast of NSW along the mouth of the Hawkesbury river and into Northern Sydney.

Having played on stage with bands such as The Teskey Brothers, Bumpy, The Seven Ups, and TEK TEK Ensemble, Naarm based musician Charlie Woods is venturing out to launch the project-Charlie Needs Braces.

In 2022 Charlie has been awarded ‘First Place’ from the ‘Upstart Awards’, and in 2023 received the ‘Archie Roach Foundation Award for Emerging Talent’ through Music Victoria.

Your music has touched many hearts and your talent knows no bounds. Keep shining bright, Charlie!” – Archie Roach Music.

Charlie Needs Braces work on loopers and trumpet creates something that is incredibly radiant that reflects the sunlit geography of her native land.” – Arun Kendall, Backseat Mafia